'The Hobbit' Trailer Gets Sweded and Back Again

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If you're like us, you've probably seen "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" trailer at least 4,786 times (at last count), have toggled through it frame-by-frame in Quicktime and tattooed several key scenes from it on your abdomen.

The two-minute preview of the Peter Jackson-ized take on Tolkien's beloved tale of Hobbit/Dwarf camaraderie has already scored at least 20-million combined hits on YouTube, but are you ready to see it sweded?

The Twin Cities Sweding Group organized by Monkey with a Mustache Entertainment has done their riff on "Hobbit" complete with a solemn rendition of Starship's "We Built This City," everyone inexplicably eating candy from a piñata, and Gandalf using the power of his staff … er, broom.

The art of sweding was introduced to the world by Jack Black and Mos Def in Michel Gondry's charming 2008 comedy "Be Kind Rewind," where they took big films like "Ghostbusters" and remade them from memory on-the-cheap. It's spawned countless swedes of everything from the "Avengers" trailer to Gondry's own recent no-budge redo of "Taxi Driver" and even our version of "Red Riding IN THE Hood."