Dragon Movies

List of the best movies about dragons, selected by site visitors: The NeverEnding Story, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Dragonfyre, Pete's Dragon, Eragon, He's a Dragon, Seventh Son, Reign of Fire, Dungeons & Dragons, The Mystery of the Dragon’s Seal.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany, West Germany
Duration01:34

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:41

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

Dragonfyre (2013)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A battle-weary ex-Special Forces Operative buys a ranch in remote American West to flee from the world, and encounters a strange series of trespassers, including a beautiful elf princess and a Native American mystic and Orcs. When the Orcs invade his property, John must give up his isolation to become a hero, before the Orcs unleash their dragon god on our world.

Pete's Dragon (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration02:18

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales... until she meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. And from Pete's descriptions, Elliott seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham's stories. With the help of Natalie, an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon.

Eragon (2006)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.

He's a Dragon (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy
CountryRussia
Duration01:59

In the midst of the wedding princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. Mira left everything behind in the past - family, friends and groom. Now the only things she had were a stone cage and a mysterious young man named Arman ... but who is he and what is he doing on that island? Miroslava will know the truth too late: loving a dragon will reveal the bitter truth - love is scary.

Seventh Son (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, China
Duration01:42

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't?

Reign of Fire (2002)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:41

In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to hunt down the King of the Dragons -- has much at stake: His mother was killed by a dragon, but his love is still alive.

Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryGermany, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47

The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are powerless. When Empress Savina (Thora Birch) vows to bring equality and prosperity to her land, the evil Mage Profion (Jeremy Irons) plots to depose her. But this good-vs.-evil battle is no game!

The Mystery of the Dragon’s Seal (2019)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryRussia, Ukraine, Germany, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Duration01:54

The Russian Czar Peter the Great commissions Jonathan Green, an English traveller, to map the Far East territories of the Russian Empire. Green sets off on yet another long journey, full of unbelievable adventures, which eventually leads him to China. On his way, the famous cartographer makes breath-taking discoveries, meets mysterious creatures, Chinese princesses, deadly masters of oriental martial arts, and even Lun Van, the King of Dragons, himself. What could be more perilous than looking into the eyes of Viy? Only meeting him again… What will prevail this time — the unflinching scepticism of the scientist or ancient black magic, which has already gained influence over the Far East Lands?

20 more movies
Dragonslayer (1981)
Duration01:49

The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom. A fantasy film from Disney Studios that exhausted all possible visual effects of the time.

Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.

DragonHeart (1996)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be harder than he'd imagined: If he kills the king, Draco will die as well.

George and the Dragon (2004)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration01:33

A knight returning from the Crusades takes on a dragon and becomes a legend.

Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA

Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.

Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles (2008)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryRomania

Princess Luisa and knight Gabriel must face a dragon to save their kingdom.

The Dragon Pearl (2011)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:33

When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A real live Chinese dragon. Two thousand years earlier, to defend his kingdom, the dragon lent an emperor his all powerful pearl. Instead of being returned, the pearl was buried with the emperor beneath his palace, and helpless without its source of power the dragon has remained entombed ever since.

Age of the Dragons (2011)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:31

Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg join their quest. Ahab's adopted daughter Rachel, beautiful and tough, runs the hunting vessel. Ahab's obsession to seek revenge on a great White Dragon that slaughtered his family when he was young and left his body scarred and mauled, drives the crew deeper into the heart of darkness. In the White Dragon's lair Ahab's secrets are revealed and Rachel must choose between following him on his dark quest or escaping to a new life with Ishmael.

Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as face off against his evil former friend, Vendiger, whom plots with a feudal warlord king to conquer all of Britian using an army of flying dragons, and only Merlin with the alliance of the local Prince Uther and Ingraine and a pair of mystical goddesses, can have the power to stop the evil from taking over the land.

Monster Hunter (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Germany, Japan

A portal transports Lt. Artemis and an elite unit of soldiers to a strange world where powerful monsters rule with deadly ferocity. Faced with relentless danger, the team encounters a mysterious hunter who may be their only hope to find a way home.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Mexico, Taiwan
Duration02:20

Follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species - thought to be mere myths - rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.

Warrior (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine with a tragic past.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:52

This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.

In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds (2011)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, military
CountryGermany, Canada, USA
Duration01:32

Granger, an ex-Special Forces soldier gets thrown back to medieval times to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Venturing through the now war torn Kingdom of Ehb, he teams up with an unlikely band of allies with the goal of slaying the leader of the "Dark Ones". Fighting against all odds, they must free the land from the grasp of the evil tyrant Raven and save the world.

Grimm's Snow White (2012)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

When the King is killed by ferocious reptile beasts, his Queen takes control of the kingdom. She tries to kill her beautiful stepdaughter SNOW, but she escapes into the enchanted forest...

Almighty Thor (2011)
Markimdb: 1.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

When the demon god Loki destroys the fortress of Valhalla and steals the Hammer of Invincibility, only the young hero Thor can protect Earth from armageddon.

Sleeping Beauty (2014)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

The beautiful Aurora is cursed into everlasting sleep by an evil witch for a crime she didn't commit. The brave Commander of the Guard, William, embarks on a quest inspired by both love and loyalty to free the doomed princess. He travels into the dark forest where he encounters a friendly elf that helps him on his quest, a dangerous wizard with no love for royalty or evil, a deadly assassin, and a ravenous creature that preys on human flesh before the final confrontation that will determine Aurora's fate.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25

Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

Sucker Punch (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.




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