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Pete's Dragon (2016)

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The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon.

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Pete, a boy is found in a forest. Apparently he's been living there for six years after an accident took his parents. A ranger named Grace decides to take him in and when she asks him how he survived all by himself, he says he had a friend, Elliot, with him. He draws a picture of Elliot and it's a picture of a dragon. Grace takes the picture to her father who claims that years ago, he encountered a dragon in the forest. Grace takes Pete back to the forest and he shows them where he lives and Elliot. A man saw Elliot and when he tells about his experience and is not believed, he sets out to prove it by capturing the dragon. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Rated PG for action, peril and brief language | See all certifications »

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12 August 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi amigo el dragón  »

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$65,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,514,095 (USA) (12 August 2016)

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$76,204,454 (USA) (2 December 2016)
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Trivia

Bryce Dallas Howard played another character named Grace in Manderlay (2005). See more »

Goofs

Near the end, Meacham (Robert Redford) can be heard saying that "the North star shines brightest of all". This is a common misconception. In reality, the North star is only about 50th brightest (its exact placement is impossible, because it's slightly variable). See more »

Quotes

Meacham: There's magic in the woods, if you know where to look for it.
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Connections

Referenced in Mixxxer Show: Divokej Bill (II) (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Go North [Dragon Song Redux]
Lyrics by David Lowery and Toby Halbrooks
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A good soul among greedy souls
8 February 2017 | by (Chittagong) – See all my reviews

Love, Just a one syllable four letter word. So simple yet so powerful. Hatred, a two syllable word, complex but powerful. Both the words are powerful enough in their ways. Both resides on us, but it's us, humans, who have to decide which side we will take, on which word we will act on! Animals are primitive, ferocious, vicious and wild, but it's ours, men's point of view. May be they think of us the vice-versa. We fail to see the beauty of them, beauty of this planet. It's because we look upon them with our greedy eyes and filthy souls. But what of a child, who looked in a different way, . He saw them kind, naive and innocent. He could see the goods in them because he acted on the first word, Love! The message was great. To talk about the direction, it's overall an average, sometimes down to the marks direction! The boy is a brilliant actor, with some help of a good director, he can deliver the goods.


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