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The Best Dragon Movies  

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A list of the best dragon movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This dragon movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about dragon are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about dragon you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous dragon movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these dragon movie titles for more information about the films.

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This list answers the questions, "What are the best dragon movies?" and "What is the greatest dragon movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular dragon movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these dragon movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good dragon movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Lawrence Wong added Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant
How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a 2014 animation action adventure film written and directed by Dean DeBlois.
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Lawrence Wong added Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie, Jason Isaacs
Dragonheart is a 1996 American fantasy adventure film directed by Rob Cohen. It stars Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, and the voice of Sean Connery. It was nominated ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Gerard Butler
Reign of Fire is a 2002 post-apocalyptic action fantasy film directed by Rob Bowman and starring Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey and Gerard Butler. It takes place in the year 2020 in ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom
The Hobbit is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, with large portions of ...more
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dragon Movies
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The Hobbit: There and Back Again retitled to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 fantasy adventure film written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro and one more and ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons
Eragon is a 2006 British-American fantasy-adventure film based on the novel of the same name by author Christopher Paolini. The cast includes Edward Speleers in the title role, Jeremy Irons, ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Ian McDiarmid, Ralph Richardson, Peter MacNicol
Dragonslayer is a 1981 American fantasy film directed by Matthew Robbins, from a screenplay he co-wrote with Hal Barwood. It starrs Peter MacNicol, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam and Caitlin ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones
Merlin is a television miniseries which originally aired in 1998 on NBC that retells the legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. Sam Neill stars in the title role in a ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei
Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn
The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende, about a boy who reads a magical library book that tells a story of a young ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara, Ryunosuke Kamiki
Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, ...more
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JabonDix added Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen
The Hobbit: There and Back Again is a 2014 film writted by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro and directed by Peter Jackson.
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Pete's Dragon is a 1977 live-action/animated musical film from Walt Disney Productions. It is a live-action film but one of its title characters, a dragon named Elliott, is animated. The story ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers
Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks, released by DreamWorks Pictures, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, featuring the voices of ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Warwick Davis
Willow is a 1988 American fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by George Lucas, and starring Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Jean Marsh, and Billy Barty. ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers
Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated, comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon. It is the sequel to 2001's Shrek and the second installment in the series. ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich
Beowulf is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, inspired by the Old English epic poem of the same ...more
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Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dragon Movies
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Lawrence Wong added James Earl Jones, John Ritter, Harry Morgan
The Flight of Dragons is a 1982 animated film produced by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin, Jr. and loosely combining the speculative natural history book of the same name by Peter Dickinson with ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Robby Benson, Christopher Masterson, Tom Burke
Dragonheart: A New Beginning is a 2000 fantasy film directed by Doug Lefler. It stars Robby Benson, Christopher Masterson, Harry Van Gorkum and Rona Figueroa. The film is a direct-to-video ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Honor Blackman, Patrick Troughton, Nancy Kovack
Jason and the Argonauts is a 1963 British Columbia Pictures fantasy Greek Mythology feature film starring Todd Armstrong as the titular mythical Greek hero in a story about his quest for the ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews
Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more
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Lawrence Wong added Pierce Brosnan, Celine Dion, Gary Oldman
Quest for Camelot is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film from Warner Bros. Animation, based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman, it stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Jane ...more