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 realizes he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
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
At the end of the movie the King is seen taking a sword and drawing it. His nail is seen bending like soft rubber as he does so. 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 voted 1 out of 10 (awful). First of all I must say that I loved the books and i'm looking very forward to the 3rd and know about the end of the trilogy. Now about the movie... Much like Harry Potter's, which is a story that I loved (I've read each boom about 20 times) I got very disappointed. The books were great, the movies were awful and are going from bad to worst. About "Eragon", the only thing I like in this movie was the special effects, even though Saphira does look to have feathers in it's wings. After reading such a great story in Eragon's pages I was looking forward to watch this piece of art... now i realized it's nothing more than a piece of crap. Bad acting, to much of the initial story cut, and way too many invented parts. The only part I really liked was the fresh-born Saphira. The movie really nothing to do with Paolini's excellent written and imagined story. Sorry folks, but I think the best way to improve is receiving critics and learning from our mistakes. Try to read "Lord of the Rings" and watch the respective movie, and try to get the differences on it...
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