Cast and Crew: Peter Jackson (Director, Screenplay); J.R.R. Tolkien (Novel); Fran Walsh (Screenplay, Producer); Bob and Harvey Weinstein (Producers); Howard Shore (Score); Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Orlando Bloom, Liv Tyler, John Rhys-Davies, Sean Bean, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ian Holm
What It’s About: Frodo the Hobbit (Elijah Wood) becomes part of group tasked with putting an end to the ultimate power of evil.
Why Watch it Today?: Today is Hobbit Day, a day depicted in the film as the celebrated birthday of Bilbo Baggins.