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Dragon Hunters (2008)
"Chasseurs de dragons" (original title)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  26 March 2008 (France)
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A fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters!

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Credited cast:
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Lian-Chu (voice)
Patrick Timsit ...
Gwizdo (voice)
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Le Seigneur Arnold (voice)
Amanda Lear ...
Gildas (voice)
Marie Drion ...
Zoé (voice)
Jeremy Prevost ...
Hector (voice)
Jean-Marc Lentretien ...
Mamular (voice)
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Fat John (voice)
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Gildas (voice)
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Gildas (voice)
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Lord Arnold (voice)
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Zoé (voice) (as Mary Matilyn Mouser)
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Gwizdo / Bat / Lensflair (voice)
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Lian-Chu (voice)
Dave Wittenberg ...
Hector (voice)
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The world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly populated with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and illiterate, petty lords. Their main concerns revolve around two fundamental rules: Eat and don't get eaten. For this new world has become infested with a terrible plague: omnipresent, monstrously famished, mutant creatures, are wreaking havoc - They are known as the Dragons. Gwizdo and Lian-Chu are two dragon hunters, but are a long way from being among the best. Their only real talents: the size of the hulking brute with the heart of gold, Lian-Chu, and Gwizdo's talent for scams of all and any shape or form. Their sole ambition: to buy a little farm where they can relax and raise mussels, a creature that is a lot less unpleasant and difficult to hunt down than dragons. A few islands away rises the fortress of Lord Arnold. Arnold has a problem: he's living in terror at the thought of the return of World Eater, that horrible ... Written by Anonymous

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La chasse aux dragons, c'est pas un conte de fées (Dragon hunting isn't a fairy tale)


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Rated PG for some scary images, fantasy action and language | See all certifications »

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26 March 2008 (France)  »

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Cazadores de dragones  »

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€11,000,000 (estimated)
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There is an 'Easter Egg' near the beginning, after Zoé is saved from the Jim Bobs by Lian-Chu and Gwizdo is relating the exploits of 'Sir' Lian-Chu in order to convince Zoé to hire them, and Gwizdo says "Wham, bam, thank you ma'am!" This is American adult slang for a 'quickie' or a brief sexual encounter, and inappropriate in an animated movie intended for young audiences. See more »

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Zoé: [with reference to jaws] "Were going to need a bigger island"
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Indescribable beauty
29 March 2008 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

For a long time i haven't seen so beautiful animated feature. Having healthy respect for Pixar, i must say that Ratatouille or any other movie made by 'em can not be compared to this. Animators have created an incredibly beautiful world here. The graphics is amazing, the background surroundings are mind-blowing, almost every object in every frame is drawn perfectly. Sometimes i felt tingles down my spine - so much i loved what i've seen.

The plot is absolutely romantic. As romantic as the animated film plot can possibly be. The characters are lovable, especially Hector, the blue rabbit, he owns, pawns, rocks and rules! The other char-s are very nice also. The humor is top-notch.

Generally it seemed that creators didn't invest much effort into this. I mean it looked like it didn't take em too much in difference from people of Pixar&Dreamworks who try hard every time to think on something new. And i'm very glad that a product of European animation studio turned out to be SO great. They've made a magnificent, touching movie, a candy for eye and heart.

The only minus is stupid beginning and that's why it's 9of10 not 10/10


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