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If you’re tempted to purchase The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition on DVD/Blu-ray later this year, Amazon’s exclusive set may be the one to buy.

The online retailer’s exclusive set includes a “Riddles in the Dark” sculpture by Weta Workshop depicting Bilbo Baggins and Gollum as seen below:

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Extended Edition Amazon Exclusive set

Besides 13 minutes of never-before-seen footage, the Extended Edition includes an audio commentary from director Peter Jackson and new behind-the-scenes looks at the making of the movie. All of the new special features reportedly total nine hours.

“I’m thrilled that the Extended Edition will give fans the opportunity to experience certain key scenes in the film as they were originally shot, as well as an abundance of special features,” said Jackson. “It’s exciting to present this expanded and enriched version of ‘An Unexpected Journey’ to allow fans to fully immerse themselves in the movie, before seeing the second part of the trilogy.”

You can purchase the Amazon set at this link for $69.99, or you can order without the scuplture for $28.99 on Amazon. Both products will be released November 5.

In our previous story, you can watch the first deleted scene.

Meanwhile, part 2 of The Hobbit trilogy The Desolation of Smaug will open in theaters this December. See a trailer now!

  • SnatcherGirl

    My price expectation have been set so high by previous special edition movies (I’m looking at you, HP), that my heart jumped a little bit when I saw these listings. Good ol’Pete, making DVD’s reasonable and worthwhile since 2002.

  • Amir

    This is the exact reason why I’m getting this. Because PJ is awesome. Now he needs to do some doctor who

  • Arial_29

    This is what I’ve been waiting for!!

  • Steve Ellis

    So why is it the rest f the world get the special addition with the statue option and the UK doesn’t. Tolkien was British you know!

  • Mutley7744

    UK customers of Amazon are still unable to purchase this. Our only option is to import it from Germany at £64 or $100, plus possible postage costs.

  • Ana

    I think the statue should be available in all countries like the lord of the rings’ extended editions were.

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