There are a number of books and films set in Middle-Earth, based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien. As we review them, we will list them here:

Animated Films

Listed in universe chronological order.

The Hobbit

Cover of the DVD release of the 1977 animated film, "The Hobbit", from Rankin/Bass.
Release Date: November 27, 1977
Joe’s Rating: Four point zero stars
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The Lord of the Rings

Cover of the Blu-ray release of "The Lord of the Rings", directed by Ralph Bakshi.
Release Date: November 15, 1978
Joe’s Rating: Three point zero stars
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The Return of the King

"The Return of the King" DVD cover.
Release Date: May 11, 1980
Joe’s Rating: Three point zero stars
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Live Action Films

Listed in universe chronological order.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

IMAX poster for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey", featuring the character Gollum.
Release Date: December 14, 2012
Joe’s Rating: Five point zero stars
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Poster from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug " featuring Bilbo Baggins the burglar reflected in Smaug's eye.
Release Date: December 13, 2013
Joe’s Rating: Four point zero stars
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

"The Hobbit - The Battle of the Five Armies" theatrical teaser poster.
Release Date: December 17, 2014
Heather’s Rating: Four point five stars
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