Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English, German, Italian
Number of discs: 15
Classification: To be announced
Studio: Warner Home Video
DVD Release Date: 23 Nov. 2015
Run Time: 511 minutes
The Hobbit Trilogy Extended Edition will be available as a 9-disc Blu-ray 3DTM set, and a 15-disc DVD set. The Trilogy sets also include digital versions of the movies on Digital HD with UltraViolet. Fans can also own The Hobbit Trilogy Extended Edition via purchase from digital retailers.
Special Features An Unexpected Journey Disks 1 & 2:
The Filmmakers Commentary
New Zealand: Home of Middle-Earth
Disks 3 & 4
The Appendices Part 7: A Long-Expected Journey
The Chronicles of the Hobbit - Part 1
Experience the making of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey though a multipart chronological history of the filming , from pre-production through principal photography, including boot camp training for the main cast and the world of digital and physical effects.
Disk 5 The Appendices Part 8:
Return to Middle Earth
Explore the Characters and backgrounds of the five families of dwarves and meet the actors chosen to play Thorin’s Company on the Quest of the Lonely Mountain. Get to know Bilbo Baggins and other denizens of Middle-Earth.
The Desolation of Smaug DVD
Disks 1 & 2
The Filmakers’ Commentary
New Zealand: Home of Middle Earth – Part 2
Disks 3 & 4 The Appendices Part 9:
Into the Wilderland
The Chronicles of the Hobbit – Part 2
Join cast and crew as they share their experiences making the second installment of The Hobbit trilogy in this comprehensive chronology of the production, featuring blocking and filming of key sequences – from Lake-town to Smaug’s lair – stories from the set, stunts, special effects, VFX and much more.
The Appendices Part 10:
The Journey to Erebor
Meet new characters and creatures joining the adventure while taking a revealing look at Howard Shore’s brilliant score, then watch Smaug the Magnificent and the realms of Middle-earth evolve from concept to creation, all to be captured in pioneering high-frame-rate 3D technology.
The Battle of the Five Armies: DVD Disks 1 & 2:
The Filmmakers Commentary
Disks 3 & 4:
The Appendices Part II: The Gathering Storm – The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 3
Learn what it was really like to be on set with stories from cast and crew as they share their most essential, memorable and entertaining moments from production, and see stunts and effects in action as they’re filmed.
The Appendices Part 12: Here at Journey’s End
Plan alongside the filmmakers as they create one of the most complex cinematic battles ever filmed. Watch how make-up, hair, prosthetics, costumes and weapons come together to form new characters, and explore key realms. Then join the filmmakers as they bid an emotional farewell to Middle-Earth.
These discs are (PAL) format, and will work on all modern Australian & European DVD players.