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Dungeons & Dragons -- Profion, a tyrant attempts to overthrow a peaceful kingdom ruled by a tough empress.

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Writers (WGA):
Topper Lilien (written by) &
Carroll Cartwright (written by)
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Release Date:
8 December 2000 (USA) See more »
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This is no game. See more »
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Profion, a tyrant, attempts to overthrow a peaceful kingdom ruled by a tough empress. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Jeremy Irons ... Profion

Bruce Payne ... Damodar

Justin Whalin ... Ridley Freeborn

Marlon Wayans ... Snails

Robert Miano ... Azmath
Tomas Havrlik ... Mage

Thora Birch ... Empress Savina
Edward Jewesbury ... Vildan Vildir

Zoe McLellan ... Marina Pretensa

Lee Arenberg ... Elwood Gutworthy

Kristen Wilson ... Norda
Martin Astles ... Orc #1
Matthew O'Toole ... Orcs
David O'Kelly ... Three Eyes

Richard O'Brien ... Xilus

Kia Jam ... Thief #1
Nicolas Rochette ... Thief #2
David Mandis ... Thief #3

Robert Henny ... Crimson Brigade
Stanislav Ondricek ... Another Mage
Roman Hemala ... Council Mage

Tom Baker ... Halvarth
Andrew Blau ... Elf #1
Marta Urbanová ... Elf #2
Jirí Machácek ... Loyalist General
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Arneson ... Cameo appearance (scenes deleted)

Directed by
Courtney Solomon 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Topper Lilien (written by) &
Carroll Cartwright (written by)

E. Gary Gygax  game (uncredited)

Produced by
Allen Crawford .... associate producer
Bob Dahlin .... associate producer
Ann Flagella .... co-producer
Thomas M. Hammel .... producer (as Tom Hammel)
Kia Jam .... producer
Nancy Koester .... associate producer
Mark Leahy .... co-producer
Nelson Leong .... executive producer
David Minkowski .... co-producer
John Raczka .... associate producer
Steve Richards .... co-producer
Conrad Riggs .... co-producer
Bruce Rockowitz .... co-executive producer
Joel Silver .... executive producer
Courtney Solomon .... producer
Matthew Stillman .... co-producer
Sean T. Stratton .... co-producer
Allan Zeman .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Justin Caine Burnett 
 
Cinematography by
Douglas Milsome 
 
Film Editing by
Caroline Ross 
 
Casting by
Petr Brodsky 
Abra Edelman 
Elisa Goodman  (as Elisa Goodman Edelman)
Jeremy Zimmermann  (as Jeremy Zimmerman)
 
Production Design by
Bryce Perrin 
 
Art Direction by
Jindrich Kocí 
Ricardo Spinacé (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Tomas Hais 
 
Costume Design by
Barbara Lane 
 
Makeup Department
Martin Astles .... special makeup effects artist
Václav Frank .... hair stylist
Václav Frank .... makeup artist
Lorraine Hill .... makeup artist
Bob Keen .... special makeup effects artist
Matthew O'Toole .... special makeup effects artist
Tara Smith .... hair stylist
Tara Smith .... makeup artist
Marie Soudna .... hair stylist
Marie Soudna .... makeup artist
Ivo Strangmüller .... hair stylist
Ivo Strangmüller .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Andrew Blau .... production supervisor
Michal Skop .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Francis Delia .... second unit director
Jakub Dvorak .... assistant director
Richard Gironi .... first assistant director: special unit
Adam Lux .... assistant director
Mirek Lux .... first assistant director
Jan Mensík .... assistant director: second unit
David Rauch .... assistant director: second unit
Martin Sebik .... second assistant director
Lenka Wimmerová .... assistant director
 
Art Department
David Baxa .... set designer
Bob Bowen .... storyboards
Pavel Hemmy .... buyer
Pavel Hemmy .... lead man
Richard Kalasek .... set designer
Stuart Kearns .... senior set designer
Martin Kotek .... set dresser
Martin Kubricht .... set dresser
Tomás Lehovec .... set dresser
Astrid Sieben .... stand-by art director
Tully Summers .... concept artist
Stanislav Suva .... scenic artist
Igor Toshevski .... art director: second unit
Igor Toshevski .... assistant art director
Igor Toshevski .... storyboard artist
Adam Trachtman .... graphic art
 
Sound Department
Kevin Banks .... sound effects editor
Stephen Barden .... supervising sound editor
Todd Beckett .... sound re-recording mixer
Tomas Cervenka .... second boom operator
Lee de Lang .... assistant sound editor
Keith Elliott .... sound re-recording mixer
J.R. Fountain .... assistant sound editor
Ray Gillespie .... assistant sound editor
Rose Gregoris .... assistant sound editor
Craig Henighan .... co-supervising sound editor
Craig Henighan .... sound designer
Craig Henighan .... sound effects editor
Craig Henighan .... supervising sound editor
Mark Holding .... production sound mixer
Goro Koyama .... foley artist
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Whit Norris .... additional sound mixer
Jill Purdy .... adr editor
Trent Richmond .... assistant sound editor
Stephen Roque .... sound effects editor
Leslie Shatz .... sound re-recording mixer
Don White .... foley recording mixer
Roberto Cappannelli .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John Frederick Bryant .... solutions architect
George Gibbs .... practical effects supervisor
Peter Hawkins .... animatronic creature effects
Barbora Kolarova .... special effects assistant
Dana H. Suddath .... special effects coordinator
Roman Tudzaroff .... special effects technician
Jirí Vater .... special effects technician
Jirí Vojtech .... special effects technician
David j Watson .... special effects (as David Watson Jr.)
Richard Darwin .... animatronic model designer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Chris Anderson .... visual effects coordinator: Sation X Studios
Tom Baker .... digital effects coordinator
Jamie Baxter .... visual effects
Laurence Berkani .... visual effects coordinator: icestorm
Danny Braet .... compositing supervisor and CG lead: SXS
Kristen Branan .... visual effects producer
Dennis Bredow .... texture artist
John Frederick Bryant .... solutions architect
Adam Buckner .... digital compositor
Everett Burrell .... 3D supervisor: Flat Earth Productions
Phil Carbonaro .... effects artist (as Philip Carbonarg)
Joan Collins Carey .... visual effects producer
Joan Collins Carey .... visual effects supervisor
Steve Carpenter .... digital artist
Audrey Chang .... visual effects editor
Serena Chang .... texture artist
Benjamin Cinelli .... senior character animator
Chuck Comisky .... visual effects supervisor
Charles Darby .... visual effects supervisor: Digital Firepower
David R. Davies .... software engineer
Jason Doss .... modeler
Yanick Dusseault .... digital artist: icestorm (as Yannick 'Botex' Dusseault)
Thomas Esmeralda .... matte painter: Digital Firepower
Charles L. Finance .... visual effects producer
Josh Gans .... digital artist
Mark Glaser .... visual effects supervisor
Robin Griffin .... visual effects producer
Martin Hall .... compositor
Owen Hammer .... digital compositor
Jordan Harris .... digital animator
G.G. Heitmann Demers .... digital compositor: Kleiser-Walczak
Jongwoo Heo .... visual effects
Judith Holzman .... digital artist
Carl Hooper .... lead digital artist
Heather Hoyland .... digital compositor
Rusty Ippolito .... CG team lead
Edward Irastorza .... visual effects coordinator: Flat Earth
Gary Jackemuk .... lead digital compositor: The Production Plant
Rimas Juchnevicius .... digital compositor
Mathew C. Judd .... 3D modeler
Oded Yosef Kassirer .... digital artist (as Oded Kassirer)
Joe Ken .... digital compositor
Marc Kolbe .... visual effects supervisor
Jon-Marc Kortsch .... digital artist
Daniel Kramer .... senior CG supervisor
Kevin Kutchaver .... visual effects supervisor
Bill Latka .... visual effects producer: Production Plant
Kim Lavery .... in house visual effects producer
Derek Ledbetter .... visual effects
Garry E. Lewis .... visual effects artist
Matt Linder .... 3D effects animator
Scott Lord .... senior systems administrator
Mary E. Manning .... digital artist
Michael Melchiorre .... data management
David Minton .... digital artist: VisionArt
Richard Morton .... digital texture lead
Brad Moylan .... digital artist: Flat Earth (as Scott Bradley Moylan)
Craig A. Mumma .... visual effects supervisor: VisionArt
Enrique Munoz .... digital artist
Daniel Naulin .... visual effects artist
Kevin O'Neill .... visual effects supervisor
Rocco Passionino .... CG supervisor
Eric Reinhard .... digital compositor
Daniel Roizman .... visual effects
Kody Sabourin .... lead artist
Salar Saleh .... digital artist
Lopsie Schwartz .... texture painter
Naz Shams .... digital artist (as Nazgol Shams)
Chris Simmons .... digital artist
Mark G. Soper .... visual effects coordinator
Jeremy Squires .... lead effects animator: VisionArt
Jimmy Squires .... lead effects animator: VisionArt
Kevin Struckman .... digital effects artist: Flat Earth Productions
Esdras Varagnolo .... digital artist
Todd Vaziri .... compositor: Flat Earth Productions
Pam Vick .... digital animator/compositor
Grant Viklund .... digital artist
Kenneth Voss .... digital artist
Daniel James Weber .... visual effects artist
Jeff Wells .... digital effects artist: Pacific Title Digital
Shannon Wiggins .... digital artist: Vision Art (as Shannon Roy)
Brad E. Wilhite .... visual effects editor
Chris 'Willie' Williams .... lead modeler
Simon Yuen .... senior 3D animator
Jean-Luc Bouchard .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Yancy Calzada .... 3D animator: Flat Earth (uncredited)
John Campuzano .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Brian Connor .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Michael Kory .... digital artist (uncredited)
John J.S. Lee .... visual effects technical assistant intern (uncredited)
Richard Liukis .... visual effects: Production Plant (uncredited)
Will McCoy .... digital compositor: Vision Art (uncredited)
Tory Mercer .... digital artist (uncredited)
Michael Meyers .... CGI modeling supervisor: production plant (uncredited)
Kate Neumann .... executive assistant: Digital.Art.Media (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Pavel Cajzl .... stunts
Graeme Crowther .... stunt coordinator
Petr Drozda .... stunt coordinator
Romana Hajkova .... stunts
Martin Hub .... stunts
Dusan Hyska .... stunts
Jindrich Klaus .... stunts
Jiri Kraus .... stunts
Martin Kraus .... stunts
Zuzana Kristofova .... stunts
Theo Kypri .... stunt double: Justin Whalin
Katerina Lahodova .... stunt interpreter
Miroslav Lhotka .... stunts
Dimo Lipitkovsky .... stunts (as Dimo Liptkovsky)
Eva Maredova .... stunts
Ivan Masek .... stunts
Jiri Simberský .... stunts
Kamila Skoblova .... stunts
Martin Stanek .... stunts (as Martin Stanék)
Patrik Stanek .... stunts
Karel Vávrovec .... stunts
Martin Zalud .... stunts
Craig Appel .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Theo Kypri .... assistant stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Jiri Stanek .... stunt double: Lee Arenberg (uncredited)
Patrik Stanek .... stunt double: Bruce Payne/Richard O'Brien (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Arnautov .... gaffer
Jan Boruvka .... best boy
Václav Cermak .... electrician
Jiri Gazda .... key grip
Ivo Gresak .... grip
Martin Grosup .... director of photography: second unit
Jiri Horych .... electrician
Igor Jelen .... electrician
Borivoj Klecka .... electrician
Viktor Lonek .... video assist operator
Filip Majer .... assistant camera
John J. Moers .... camera operator: "b" camera
Zdenek Mrkvicka .... assistant camera
Alexander Surkala .... camera operator
 
Animation Department
Tim Dobbert .... animator
Jason Doss .... animator
Steve Keele .... animator
 
Casting Department
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting
Amanda D. Mahoney .... casting assistant
Lana Veenker .... casting assistant: London (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hana Kucerova .... set costumer
Patricie Soptenková .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Josh Campbell .... first assistant editor
Hunter S. Ellis .... post-production assistant (as Steven T. Ellis)
Martin Hubacek .... assistant editor
Andrea Pugner .... assistant editor (as Andrea Pugnerová)
Jason Solberg .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Paul S. Henning .... orchestrator
Wataru Hokoyama .... orchestrator
Tod Holcomb .... music editor
Malcolm Luker .... scoring mixer
Jack Smalley .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Jiri Husak .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Rino Bonavita .... first assistant accountant
Kathi Danielson .... production accountant
Joseph Ford .... business and legal affairs intern
Richard Gironi .... chief of crowd control
Sheri Jeffrey .... legal services
Petr Kavalek .... assistant to production coordinator
Robert Krejcik .... horse master
Karen Kuder .... production assistant
Katerina Lahodova .... interpreter
Susan Lambie .... script supervisor
Erick M. Medina .... production insurance
Jason Miller .... legal services
Pavel Mrkous .... location manager
Martin Pavek .... location manager
Pavlina Prikrylova .... assistant production coordinator
Laura Vergelli .... dialogue adaptor
Philip G. Bloom .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Hans Zimmer .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for fantasy action violence
Runtime:
107 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Courtney Solomon only intended to produce the film originally. However, TSR head Lorraine Williams vetoed every one of his choices (one of which was Francis Ford Coppola) and forced Solomon to direct the film since he held the rights.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: At the entrance to the dungeon, Elwood is obviously pulled back by a cable when he touches the Wall Of Force. His waist bends and flies back faster than the rest of him, even though his whole body hit the wall at once.See more »
Quotes:
Elwood:The problem with elves is they ain't got no meat on their bones. You gotta get yourself a nice 250 pound dwarf, with hair on her chin you can hang on to! Ah, ah, ah!See more »

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142 out of 172 people found the following review useful.
Just shoot me..., 5 February 2001
Author: gaussgoat from New Hampshire, USA

In what can only be described as the worst movie made in the past decade, Dungeons & Dragons will leave you begging for mercy.

Hands down, the biggest contributor to the demise of this movie was the script. It was litterally the most insulting, inane dialogue I have ever been treated to in a movie.

Props arrive next in an extremely close second. The 35 Million dollars used to make this film must have been used on late night taco runs, because the quality of the props is abyssmal. The "prized artifact" of the movie looks like it fell out of a box of cracker jack, while some of the armor and backgrounds are straight out of the Bargain Bin at your local toy store. Better attempts at fantasy film making have been shot on camcorders across the globe in people's back yards.

The acting was terrible all around. The few, and I mean FEW, attempts at serious dialogue were crushed by the worst script ever. The only remotely cool character in the entire proceeding was Demadar, who was still pretty goofy. I guess if I was 8 or so, I might have thought he was creepy. The notably great actors in this film should have balked the moment they saw the script/quality of filming, and their presence on the screen only adds to the insult.

Th producers of this movie should be ashamed of themselves. Hundreds of thousands of loyal D&D fans have been waiting for over 25 years for a great, inspiring movie from their hobby. D&D has a prodigious level of material written about it, and any one of it's 100+ books would have made a better movie if read aloud by Pee Wee Herman.

This horror show of a movie will no doubt ensure the demise of a great hobby in the public eye for at least the next 10 years. Any potential fan of the game will be unable to forget this awful movie experience. Consider yourself warned, and never, EVER see this movie.

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