Dragon Movies

List of the best movies about dragons, selected by site visitors: How to Train Your Dragon, Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire, Eragon, Dragonfyre, Dragons of Camelot, Reign of Fire, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Dungeons & Dragons, DragonHeart, George and the Dragon
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersDragons, Teens, Vikings, Friends, Heroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Confrontation, Adventure
StyleExciting

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantasy
CountryUSA
CharactersDragons

When the King Gareth dies, his potential heirs, twin grandchildren who possess the dragon’s unique strengths, use their inherited powers against each other to vie for the throne. When Drago’s source of power – known as the Heartfire – is stolen, more than the throne is at stake; the siblings must end their rivalry with swords and sorcery or the kingdom may fall.

Eragon (2006)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44
CharactersDragons

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.

Dragonfyre (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.4)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersDragons, Orcs, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

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.

Dragons of Camelot (2014)
Mark5.2
Genrefantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDragons, Knights
TimeMiddle Ages

The Kingdom of Camelot is plunged into darkness after the death of noble King Arthur, as the reign of his cruel sorceress sister, Morgan Le Fay, begins. Commanding three deadly dragons with her dark magic, she hunts the remaining Knights of the Round Table to the ends of the Earth.

Reign of Fire (2002)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:41
CharactersDragons

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.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration02:41
CharactersDragons, Wizards, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Magic

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.

Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 3.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic
Duration01:47
CharactersDragons, Wizards
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

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!

DragonHeart (1996)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersDragons, Knights
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland

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)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom, Luxembourg
Duration01:33
CharactersDragons

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

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersGnomes, Elves, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Multi-part

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

Warrior (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersWarriors, Dragons, Samurai, Heroes
PlotBoxing, Martial Arts, Adventure
StyleFor men

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.

Dragon Nest: Warriors' Dawn (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina
Duration01:30
CharactersElves, Dragons
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

The land of Altera has observed an uneasy peace for years among Humans, Elves and Evil beasts who are loyal to the legendary Black Dragon. But the Black Dragon begins to stir from its hibernation, sending the Beasts marching across Altera. With a beast conquest perilously close, a small group of Humans and Elves unite to try to find a secret hidden road to the Black Dragon's cave and destroy it. But the fate of all of them may be in the hands of the young warrior Lambert, who must summon the confidence and skill to face the Black Dragon himself just when all may be lost.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration02:49
CharactersGnomes, Dragons, Warriors
PlotAdventure
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Fascinating

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

Savva. Heart of the Warrior (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
CharactersMonkeys, Knights, Dragons, Wolves, Birds
PlaceMountains, Village

A fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year old boy Savva devoted to help his Mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas.

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersDragons, Teens
PlotAdventure
PlaceSea, Mountains, Islands
StyleFor children

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:28
CharactersWizards, Dragons, Sisters
PlotAdventure, Magic, Travel, Witchcraft

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

Descendants 3 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreadventure, family
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Friends, Lifeguards, Dragons
PlotLove, Adventure
StyleFascinating

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:35
CharactersPandas, Tigers, Turtles, Dragons
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceChina, Village
StyleLight

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Pete's Dragon (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFriends, Dragons, Orphans
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA

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.

Mythica: The Darkspore (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersElves, Dragons, Thieves, Warriors

When Teela’s sister is murdered and a powerful relic stolen, Marek and her friends face a sinister new enemy – Kishkumen, a foreign mystic bent on reclaiming the Darkspore for his master Szorlok. Armed with twin maps, Marek and her team race Kishkumen and his horde through creature-infested lands, to a long abandoned underground city – all the while pursued by bounty hunters intent on returning Marek to slavery.

Barbie: Star Light Adventure (2016)
Genrefamily, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersFriends, Princesses, Fathers, Dragons, Cats, Kings
PlotTime travel, Dreams
PlaceSpace, Party

Barbie is a cosmic princess who flies high on her hoverboard through a far-off universe with her adorable and devoted pet sidekick, Pupcorn. One day, everything changes when the twinkling stars start to dim and slow their dance in the sky. Barbie travels to a beautiful new planet to join a special rescue team on a mission to save the stars. Once there, she teams up with a group of talented new friends who work together to save the galaxy through exciting hoverboarding adventures. Barbie soon discovers that if she listens to her heart, and with the help of her friends, she might be the leader the whole universe has been waiting for!

The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration02:04
CharactersDragons, Tigers, Witch, Demons
PlotTime travel, Adventure

Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to defeat her, the Monkey King must fight in order to save his world!

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersWizards, Family, Sisters, Friends, Witch, Dragons
PlotTime travel, Love, Magic, Witchcraft
PlaceSea, Ships

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.

Shrek Forever After (2010)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersDragons, Cats
PlotMagic

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

Evolution (2001)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersDragons
PlotAlien invasion
StyleExciting

A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the only people standing between the aliens and world domination... which could be bad news for the Earth.

Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
CharactersTwins, Dragons
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceParis, France

Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.

The One (2001)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersPolice, Dragons
PlotFight, Martial Arts
StyleExciting

A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.

Just Visiting (2001)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersDragons
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceFrance

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly learns what this new century is like. However, he still needs to get back to the 12th century to deal with the witch, so he starts looking for a wizard.

The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryWest Germany, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersDragons, Heroes
PlotAdventure
StyleAtmospheric

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.

Убить дракона (1988)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryWest Germany, Soviet Union
Duration02:03
CharactersDragons
PlotPower
PlaceVillage

Dragon is a bloody dictator, who kills every opponent. People live hopelessly, until Lancelot comes to save the beautiful Elsa. Lancelot can only win, if all people become free from fear, that is feeding the Dragon's power. Dragon's multiple personalities, ranging from a "dragon" to a "samurai" to a "Nazi", scare the hell out of all people, except Lancelot. Finally Dragon drops all his masks, to become the most dangerous of his incarnations - "himself". And the battle begins

Mulan (1998)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genremusical, adventure, family, cartoon, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersDragons
PlotWar, Hiking trip, Adventure
StyleFascinating

A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.

Shrek (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersGiants, Princesses, Wizards, Friends, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Love, Magic, Witchcraft, Hiking trip
PlaceForest, Castle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor children

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
Duration02:20
CharactersMonsters, Military, Dragons
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse

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.

Legend of Earthsea (2004)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:50
CharactersDragons, Wizards
PlotAdventure
PlaceIslands

Legend of Earthsea is a two-night television miniseries adaptation of the "Earthsea" novels by Ursula K. Le Guin. It premiered on the Sci-Fi Channel in December 2004.

Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDragons, Robots, Knights
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture
StyleSmart

When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel gauge, he's enraged by the hit he's going to take at the Dark Matter pump. Now the crew have to find a way to break Mom's stranglehold on starship fuel, even if they have to wade through a Lord of the Rings-inspired fantasy-land to do it!

Dragonball Evolution (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 2.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
Duration01:25
CharactersSuperhero, Dragons
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure
TimeFuture

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Dragon Hunters (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration01:18
CharactersDragons, Heroes
PlotAdventure

Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and illiterate, petty lords Their main concerns revolve around two fundamental rules : Eat and don't get eaten.

Beowulf (2007)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersMonsters, Dragons, Vikings

6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.

Shrek 2 (2004)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersFamily, Friends, Dragons
PlotWedding, Love, Mystery
StyleLight

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37
CharactersWizards, Friends, Teens, Monsters, Teachers, Pupils, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Competitions, Magic, Witchcraft
PlaceSchool, England, London

Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

Shrek the Third (2007)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersPirates, Cats, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Chase, Tracking, Funeral

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.

The Dragon Spell (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUkraine, Andorra
Duration00:59
CharactersDragons, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure

Little Nicky, the son of the Tanner, a famous strongman, has made up his mind, that he can conquer the dragon as his father did long ago. Against prohibition of his father, Nicky has managed to get into trouble and now it depends only on his courage, whether he defeats the resurgent dragon and returns home from the magic world.

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