The Hobbit trilogy, directed by Peter Jackson,

Smaug, a fearsome dragon, attacks Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012),

Three times as much as the Lord of the Rings movies, the Hobbit trilogy cost $745 million to make,

In the absence of a subscription to HBO Max, the Hobbit movie trilogy can be rented (or purchased digitally in some cases) via Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV, among other online streaming services.