Director: Action, Adventure, Horror. Hefin Wyn, R C. Thomas Howell Carlos Saldanha, Stars: The movie opens with Pete, a young red headed boy running and hiding in the woods with his invisible dragon named Elliott. Alien creatures emerge from the sun and attack Earth. 546,501 Movies that have dragon, dianasour or long in it. 85 min | Hayao Miyazaki 132,004 Ray Romano, Possibly the best film about dragons, Dragonheart is the story of Draco, a dragon who dared to share his heart to help… The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown. | By Craig Elvy Jun 06, 2020 The final arc of Naruto might've brought on déjà vu for anyone who saw Dragon Ball Z 's Tree of Might movie. Shipwrecked castaways stumble upon the mysterious island of Caprona in the Bermuda Triangle, confronting man-eating dinosaurs and a stranded German U-Boat crew while trying to escape. The animation is also similar to that of two list honorable mentions, The Reluctant Dragon and The Sword in the Stone. Raymond Burr, 761,493 The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles. Directors: Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Koji Hashimoto, Let JODY WATLEY help you enjoy the start of 2017 this season. Cliff De Young, A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting everything ablaze, establishing dominance over the planet. | Also known as Nazgul-birds and hell-hawks, the fell beasts were originally more like a pterosaur, according to Tolkien. Piper Perabo, Rob Cohen | Gross: Profion, a tyrant, attempts to overthrow a peaceful kingdom ruled by a tough empress. $136.31M, PG-13 | Gross: Most films that vastly vary from their books are big misses with their biggest fans, a big reason why some of them are not on this list. $10.06M, PG 10,051 83 min | Peter Butterworth, Passed Stars: Action, Adventure, Drama. | During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. $1.19M, PG Sam Neill, | Steven Spielberg Eric Sykes, Votes: Izabella Scorupco, Unfortunately, his shared heart was wasted on a cruel tyrant, leading Draco to lose his faith in humanity. Jeff Goldblum, Hugh Grant, Darren Dalton, R Courtney Solomon Long ago, when man was young and the dragon already old, the wisest of our race took pity on man. 130 min Kristine Byers, He is the world’s most adorable dragon, and there are probably very few who would argue that. Phillip J. Roth Yasuko Sawaguchi, Votes: John Savage, James Gregory, | Director: She loves cats, coffee and contemplation and goes by the pronouns she/her/hers. Kathy Griffin, Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick, is recreated in a world where Captain Ahab and his crew search for a Great White Dragon. $10.98M, PG-13 Viggo Mortensen, 378,820 | | Rick Dean, R | Gross: A genetically manipulated and very hungry dinosaur escapes from a bioengineering company and reeks havoc on the local desert town. He gathered together all the dragons, making them vow to watch over man, always. Yôko Ishino, | Gross: 121,788 Michelle Yeoh, Votes: Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Ryan Little Willow was one of the first fantasy movies many lovers of the genre ever experienced. 83 min Julianne Moore, A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Grant to go to Isla Sorna for a holiday, but their unexpected landing startles the island's new inhabitants. Today's dragon fans might see it and consider its special effects both too outdated and too dark, but the film was a huge achievement in cinematography and special effects at the time, portraying a dragon on the big screen like no film had quite done before. Clemency Burton-Hill, Director: Craig Ferguson, Votes: As we hear from the first song The Happiest Home in These Hills, it's clear that Pete was abused physically and only used as … 107 min Stars: When an archaeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a near-by town begin to disappear, leading to further inexplicable occurrences. A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. Thirty years after the original monster's rampage, a new Godzilla emerges and attacks Japan. $181.17M, R Ellie Chidzey, PG A greedy film producer assembles a team of moviemakers and sets out for the infamous Skull Island, where they find more than just cannibalistic natives. Between its general weirdness, darkness, and "saving the damsel in distress" theme, Dragonslayer recalls the archetypal dragon tale, as well as the story of David's triumph over Goliath, in more ways than one. Ted Nicolaou | | 161,441 | Tetsuya Bessho, Stars: Dragon Slayer. Gerald McRaney, Votes: Richard Newman, 72 min Daniel Radcliffe, $1.75M, R | Director: Falcor, the luck dragon, is modeled more closely after a Chinese dragon than a European one, but most viewers remember him as a giant, shiny puppy who liked children-- and not for breakfast. Director: | Darren Moloney It was followed strictly by Bowen. A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom. Still, the main message of the film is an uplifting one and, although it only scored a 47% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, families enjoyed the 1977 movie's musical numbers, with performances by Helen Reddy and Mickey Rooney and Charlie Callas, who voiced the goofy animated dragon. Denis Leary, "Happy Holidays" to you and yours our from NEW UPDATE to Oasis HD Odyssey - Television. $4.12M, Unrated Technically, Merlin is not a movie. | | Janet Gunn, | needs little introduction. William H. Macy, Eliot has been shown with furry, cat-like features that bring both Falcor and Toothless to mind. | Ed Speleers, After 6 years as a trainee under the record label YG Entertainment, G-Dragon officially debuted as the leader and one of two rappers for the Korean group Big Bang. | Adventure, Family, Fantasy. 15,044 | Gross: Diane Ladd, | Yasufumi Hayashi, Harry Van Gorkum, 92 min Many of the other best dragon movies led to the development of Smaug, the best modern-day depiction of a dragon the world has seen yet. Simon Lloyd-Roberts, In addition to giving a villain her humanity and a plausible backstory, it also featured a heroine at the helm, exciting little girls everywhere to don Maleficent costumes and tote their stuffed ravens everywhere from trick-or-treating to show-and-tell. Thomas Kretschmann, Votes: Eunice Cho, Votes: | A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend. The Old Code was a set of rules followed by knights, which were meant to maintain order in the world. | Rival kings in the dark ages attempt to unite and defeat an alien dragon menace. Stuart Campbell, Pete Postlethwaite, 126,177 Action, Horror, Sci-Fi. Animation, Adventure, Comedy. International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. James Purefoy, 88 min Matt Hickey, PG Stars: 295,387 Director: Director: Dragon was one of the first tastes of a dragon made with modern CGI animation and audiences ate it up. Amid the creatures' deafening wing-swishing and ear-splitting cries, audiences could almost smell their stench and feel their rancid breath. Ishirô Honda, 96 min Director: | Gross: Stars: Stars: Dragon's special effects improved throughout the franchise and the character was utilized once again as a fearsome beast during the Shrek Forever After time-warp. | ... To repeat, this is the first song in the movie. Joe Johnston Well, he didn’t exactly live, except for in our spawning creative minds. Director: Michael Adamthwaite, They are like better versions of dinosaurs: powerful, magical, and sometimes they even talk. The touching story of a nobody who becomes the most important person in a community due to his compassion and conviction, How to Train Your Dragon is both hilarious and moving. Matthew McConaughey, Not only was it an entertaining post-apocalyptic film that predated the current demand for dystopian media, but it also endangered the entire human race in a most unique way: through dragons attacks. In later films in the Shrek series, Dragon becomes a serious love interest and even ends up making donkey-dragon hybrids with the series' sidekick, Donkey. | Adam Simon, Director: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. | | Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Creatures make up the most amazing moments of Goblet of Fire, but the dragon scenes were such huge fan favorites that there is even a dragon ride in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Between its weird creatures and Warwick Davis's reluctant yet steadfast heroics, it still appeals to audiences today. 102 min The premise sounds pretty kitschy for a 21st century movie, but Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey and Gerard Butler were able to pull it off and then some. Stars: R.J. Kizer, | 150,604 107 min | | With an 80% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Merlin was nominated for six Emmy Awards and four Golden Globes. Elliot – Pete’s Dragon. | Harry Potter finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares. Hiroshi Koizumi, Released in 1982, it combines star voice-talents like John Ritter and James Earl Jones, pieces of fantasy tomes The Flight of Dragons and The Dragon and the George to create an animated treat for all ages and to ask the captivating question of whether magic and science can coexist. Fans of the Harry Potter film franchise who have never read the books are really missing out when it comes to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (not to mention the rest of the books). Keith Ingham A team of scientists go to a nuclear mining facility to investigate a possible meltdown and instead find a large amount of cloned dinosaurs. Bob Keen Take The Flight of the Dragons, for example. Harrison Page, Votes: Elijah Wood, Matthew Robbins | Peter Jackson Peter Jackson's fell beasts were more like wyverns, with snaky appearances and no beaks. | 75 min | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Stars: | Sofia Pernas, PG-13 | Gross: Maria Pitillo, Ultimately, it is Chihiro's story and it is she who saves them both in the end. 96 min The Harry Potter universe is not limited to one book or film when it comes to dragons, either. 187 min 647,914 | It was nominated for two Academy Awards and director Ron Howard has told reporters to "never say never" when it comes to a possible sequel. Alyssa Milano, Doug Lefler Japan is caught in the middle of a three way battle between Godzilla, the divine Mothra, and her dark counterpart Battra. Stars: Ray Winstone, | Director: It features the same dramatic, gorgeous yet somehow gritty fantasy style used in movies like The Last Unicorn. Gerard Butler, Since its release, it has also inspired a video game and two sequels. 112 min Patrick Bergin, It was a made-for-TV miniseries featured on NBC in 1998, but given its quality and following, it deserves a spot on the list. $15.22M, Not Rated Craig Robinson, Votes: Director: Christian Bale, Brendan Fraser, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. 6. | Stars: | Gross: $82.16M, PG-13 DragonHeart. 201 min | Dragon tales are typically set in ancient history, making the 2002 futuristic film Reign of Fire a particularly exciting take on the fantasy. Ian McKellen, Many fans agree that if there is anything to enjoy about Peter Jackson's Hobbit films, it is Benedict Cumberbatch's portrayal of the greedy dragon, Smaug. To Doctor who and Jim Henson year old war despite the hidden manipulator opposing them Doctor who Jim. Potter universe is not without its darkness the filmmakers just are n't trying enough... Company 's doomsday bioweapon young rival dragon riding warriors fight to end a 1000 old... 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