The journey continues in director Peter Jackson's exciting sequel based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic tale. As Gandalf (Ian McKellen) investigates an evil force growing in Middle Earth, Bilbo (Martin Freeman) and his dwarven companions make their way to the Lonely Mountain. Pursued by orcs, they encounter giant spiders, the elves of Mirkwood, and the dreaded dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch in a voice and motion-capture performance). Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, and Orlando Bloom co-star. 161 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 7.1 Master Audio, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; featurettes. Also includes a Blu-ray 3D that requires a 3D television, a 3D Blu-ray player, and special glasses to reproduce the original theatrical experience. Four-disc set.