Young John McGowan travels to Scotland to live at his grandfather's castle after he loses his parents in a traffic accident. At the wishing tree he conjures up a dragon friend, Yowler. They... See full summary »
Dr Tuttle uses the Doppelganger to breach a mirror, letting Dragora, Dabble and Swanson into the people world. Dragora uses this opportunity to get revenge on Mary Margaret, by way of having her over for tea.
Jamie Renée Smith,
Home Alone clone about a 13-year-old boy, obsessed with making remote controlled toys, decides to put them to use when he's trapped in a vacant model suburban house with three moronic ... See full summary »
Jack Carlisle is a disillusioned 13-year old boy. His mother is always away at work since his father left. He decides to run away, as his mom won't miss him. As he is ready to leave, his ... See full summary »
Zachery Ty Bryan,
Ethel and Tommy Barrick are sent to Ireland to spend the summer with their new stepmother. Once there, they discover her to be an evil, power-seeking witch, with real magical powers and a hatred for all things green.
In the remote Scottish Highlands, a place steeped in myth and mystery, there lives a boy wizard. His name is John McGowen and his only true friend is Yowler, the last dragon on Earth. But ... See full summary »
Michael Dennehy lives on a piece of land in Ireland that is the underground home to leprechauns and fairies. He gives tours of his land and ignites the imaginations of those who visit the farm about the fairy folk. His son, John, however, has moved to Denver, where he lives with his wife, son, and daughter. Knowing he will inherit his father's land, John is making plans to build an amusement park on the leprechauns' turf. John flies his father to America for a visit. In reality, however, although he wants to see his dad, John is planning to begin a survey of the land. The fairy folk want none of it and sneak in the old man's luggage on his trip to the new world. There, it is the mythical folks job to convince John and his family that they exist and that their land can not be disturbed. Not an easy task, this one. This is a nice family movie, especially for elementary aged children who can appreciate the slightly more sophisticated plot. The fairy folk are very tiny but cute and all of the actors do their parts quite nicely. The settings are definitely a plus since we get to view the beautiful Ireland and the mile high city. One caution is that there are some scary images involving the darker mythological creatures who also have made the trip across the ocean. However, a finger on the fast forward will pass these scenes by quickly, if a child starts to wimper. All in all, this a nice family friendly film, certain to perk up interest in the folklore of Ireland and to put a smile on the faces of those who sit down to watch it.
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