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Reign of Fire (2002)

A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting everything ablaze, establishing dominance over the planet.

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Scott Moutter ...
Jared Wilke (as Scott James Moutter)
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Eddie Stax
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Devon
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Goosh
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Burke (Tito)
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Mead
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Karen Abercromby
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It is twenty years in the future, and the planet has been devastated by vicious fire-breathing dragons. The last vestiges of humanity now struggle for survival at remote outposts. In a ruined castle in the English countryside, Quinn is desperately trying to hold together a band of frightened, restless survivors. As a boy, Quinn watched his mother die protecting him from one of the beasts, and is still haunted by the memory. One day, a group of American rogues shows up, led by a brash, tough-guy named Van Zan. He claims to have discovered a way to kill the dragons once and for all, and enlists Quinn's help. But doing so will force Quinn to confront his own frightening memories. This, and Quinn's responsibilities to those that are under his protection, results in a battle of wills between the two men. In the end, events cause them both to realize that they must work together to defeat the monsters--both without and within. Written by LOTUSB1973

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They're extremely intelligent. Highly evolved. And they don't like sharing the planet. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense action violence | See all certifications »

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12 July 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Where Heroes Go Down  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,632,281, 14 July 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$43,061,982, 27 October 2002

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$82,150,183
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film posits an alternative history in which the dinosaurs were killed off by dragons, rather than the K-T asteroid as currently held by mainstream science See more »

Goofs

The type of helicopter carrying the main characters appears to vary from shot to shot during the journey from Northumberland to London, sometimes appearing to be an Agusta A109 with a conventional tail rotor, but in other shots it appears to be an Aerospatiale Dauphine with an enclosed "fenestron" tail rotor. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Worker #1: Hello, Quinn.
Worker #2: Good morning, Quinn. How's is going mate.
Young Quinn: What's up, guys.
Worker #3: Working the late shift, are ya?
Young Quinn: Ha! Someone's got to clean up after you guys.
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Walk Away
Written by Mad at Gravity and J. Lynn Johnston
Performed by Mad at Gravity
Courtesy of ARTISTDirect Records/BMG
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Absolutely loved it!
7 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

I think that even if I was not a huge fan of both leading men in this film, I would have loved it. It was entirely impossible to turn the movie off. It started off as a great concept and just got better with the characters' humor and realism. I am currently recommending it to all my friends and family (already a favorite of my mom, brother, niece, and nephew) Thoroughly enjoyable.


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