In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
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The Kingdom of Alagaesia is ruled by the evil King Galbatorix, a former dragon rider that betrayed his mates and his people in his quest for power. When the orphan farm boy Eragon finds a blue stone sent by Princess Arya, he sooner realizes that it is a dragon egg. When the dragon Saphira is born, Eragon meets his mentor Brom, and becomes the dragon rider foreseen in an ancient prophecy that would set his people free from the tyrant Galbatorix. Eragon meets the rebels Varden and together they fight against the evil sorcerer Durza and the army of Galbatorix in a journey for freedom. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christopher Paolini, author of the original novel, expressed his wishes to make a cameo appearance in the film, specifically a warrior who is beheaded in the battle of Farthen Dur. However, he was unable to due to the constraints of his European Book Tour. See more »
When Brom and Eragon stop and get off their horses (after
fleeing the Ra'zac, before Brom inspects Saphira), both can be heard referring to Saphira as "her" once and "she" three times during their dialogue. However, both of the characters clearly mouth the words "him" and "he". The sound was obviously re-dubbed. Additionally, there are one or two instances of missed dubbing, and either clearly refer to Saphira with male pronouns. See more »
There was a time when the fierce and beautiful land of Alagaësia was ruled by men astride mighty dragons. To protect and serve was their mission, and for thousands of years, the people prospered. But the Riders grew arrogant, and began to fight among themselves for power. Sensing their weakness, a young Rider named Galbatorix betrayed them, and in a single bloody battle, believed he had killed them all, Riders and dragons alike. Since then, our land has been ruled by ...
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I think that it is OK. Based on the book where a boy finds a stone while hunting in the Spine. They nailed that. He hides it from his Uncle and Cousin Roran ( Chris Egan ). And protecting his dragon his uncle dies. They nailed that too! Then Bron ( Jeremy Irons ) takes Eragon ( Ed Speleers) under his wing and guides him in magic, sword skills, and Dragon ways. They follow KEY POINTS of the book. They leave out traveling time, minor scrambles and the desert. They also don't spend time used in the book to describe everything! It maybe be a bad movie for some people. But, some people may like it. I respect all, and I know that it wasn't perfect. You need to give people more credit. They spent months working on this and all you can do is dis it. Think about what they go through, its not just fun. They did also leave out the cat and Katrina. Even though they credit her. I hope to see Eldest in theaters and I also hope to see Eragon on DVD. Its worth thinking about seeing, but not twice. And remember, nothings better than reading the book.
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