As of October 2015, “The Hobbit” is legally not available for free streaming online. The movie is available for a price on iTunes, Amazon.com, Netflix and Hulu.
Netflix and Hulu are subscription services, and subscribers can stream any number of movies online at any time they want. Subscribers can also rent DVDs on Netflix. Viewers can buy the movie individually on iTunes and Amazon. The pricing varies depending on the site and format. The movie is available in HD and SD formats for streaming.
“The Hobbit” is a three part fantasy adventure film series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel by the same name. The series is directed by Peter Jackson. The movie stars numerous Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugo Weaving.