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The Flight of Dragons (1982)

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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Peter Dickenson (voice)
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Danielle (voice)
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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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19 December 1984 (France)  »

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Flight of the Dragon  »

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Alexandra Stoddart, who voiced Princess Melisande, appeared in an episode of M*A*S*H (1972) with Harry Morgan, who voiced Melisande's foster father. See more »

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Giles of the Treetops: [in the soup pot] I'm part boiled to a fethiwell, but i'd sooner be cooked than crushed by that thing!
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The Flight of Dragons
Written by Jules Bass and Maury Laws
Performed by Don McLean
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Awesome fantasy movie
24 September 2000 | by (San Antonio, TX) – See all my reviews

I've seen quite only quite a few fantasy movies and only one involving a dragon. Not one of those movies have the magic that this animated movie has. This isn't just a simple hack and slash adventure that fantasy is too often stereotyped as. This is a deep, mature animated movie, and the characters are well developed. They speak and act naturally, and the knight has one of the better monologues I've ever seen in a movie. There is a deep philosophy hidden in this movie, too. Should Man stay with magic or move on to science? That is the dilemma facing the main character, a scientist who is fighting to save the realm of magic. And there is more than one scene that will touch your heart. This is an excellent animated movie that is mature enough for adults, yet kids of all ages can enjoy it. Rent it or buy it. Just watch it.


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