From online Wikipedia about the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a 2012 fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson. It is the film adaptation of the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien.” I remember that there was a DVD version of “The Hobbit” in 2003, but it seemed to be a preview movies raw footage, was not in the theater at Taiwan in 2003.
The script are mainly describing the Thorin and the protagonist Bilbo Baggins set out for an adventure to the lonely mountain with a wizard Gandalf the grey. Thorin Oakenshield, was a dwarf with suede leather jacket looks like from the frostwolf clan. From online wikipedia that the Hobbit in the original novel, the protagonist Bilbo Baggins, “a hobbit in comfortable middle age at 50 years old, was hired in spite of himself as a “burglar” by the wizard Gandalf and 13 dwarves led by their king Thorin Oakenshield on a quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain and its treasure from the dragon Smaug.” Therefore, Bilbo Baggins was a burglar while Thorin was a king. But the film with the prologue of the Hobbit novel as the script playing like a RPG(role play game) which the players could alter the story line and endgame during the progress of the story moving on the timeline. And therefore in The Hobbit the wizard Gandalf the Grey later became wizard Gandalf the White in The Lord of the Rings.
In the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey protagonist Bilbo Baggins was confronted by Gollum in the cave. They played a riddle game that if Bilbo won then Gollum have to show the way out the cave or if Bilbo lost then would be eaten by Gollum. Bilbo won the riddle and through a portal Gollum conjured up to leave the cave. In the prologue of the movie, Azog, an Orc war-chief who beheaded Thrór and lost his forearm to Thorin in battle, this time Thorin charged Azog, but was defeated and knocked to the ground. Bilbo defended Thorin from being decapitated by the Orcs before all the adventure group were saved by Eagles. Finally Gandalf healed the unconscious Thorin, a happy ending.
DB, December 20, 2012