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The Flight of Dragons (1982)

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A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.

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This is an animated movie based on the book by Peter Dickinson. In this movie the realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter Dickinson, who is the first man of both the realms of science and magic. It is Peter's job to defeat Ommedon. Written by <ivenho@pacific.net>

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A wondrous tale of action and suspense, damsels and ogres, dungeons and dragons, questing knights and evil warlocks. See more »


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Flight of the Dragon  »

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Loosely based on the novel 'The Dragon and the George' by Gordon R. Dickson. See more »

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Ommadon: While your powers die, mine will flourish! Man will never inherit my domain, for I am making man mine!
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The Flight of Dragons
Written by Jules Bass and Maury Laws
Performed by Don McLean
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Awesome dragon tail (er, tale)
9 July 1999 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

Good story and characters team up with good animation to bring an excellent tale of a group of heroes joining forces to fight off an evil sorcerer in the world of magic. John Ritter excels as the voice of Peter Dickenson, the modern day scientist who is transformed into a dragon and forced to go along on the journey. Great action all around, and likeable characters.


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