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The Flight of Dragons (1982)

A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.

Writers:

Romeo Muller (screenplay by), Peter Dickinson (book) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Victor Buono ... Aragh (voice)
James Gregory ... Bryagh / Smrgol (voice)
James Earl Jones ... Ommadon (voice)
Harry Morgan ... Carolinus (voice)
John Ritter ... Peter Dickenson (voice)
Larry Storch ... Pawnbroker (voice)
Don Messick ... Giles of the Treetops / Lo Tae Zhao (voice)
Bob McFadden Bob McFadden ... Sir Orrin Neville-Smythe (voice) (as Robert McFadden)
Ed Peck ... (voice)
Jack Lester Jack Lester ... (voice)
Alexandra Stoddart ... Princess Melisande (voice)
Nellie Bellflower ... Danielle (voice)
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Storyline

This is an animated movie based on the book by Peter Dickinson. In this movie the realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter Dickinson, who is the first man of both the realms of science and magic. It is Peter's job to defeat Ommedon. Written by <ivenho@pacific.net>

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science | dragon | magic | quest | wizard | See All (82) »

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A wondrous tale of action and suspense, damsels and ogres, dungeons and dragons, questing knights and evil warlocks. See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »

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Trivia

A broadcast of the film in Israel in the early 90's was disrupted and discontinued. It was later announced that was due to a complaint received by the IBA (the Israeli Broadcasting Authority - its government national broadcaster) that some of the characters resemble antisemitic imagery. There hasn't been a broadcast on the Israeli national broadcast since. See more »

Quotes

Giles of the Treetops: [in the soup pot] I'm part boiled to a fethiwell, but i'd sooner be cooked than crushed by that thing!
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Connections

Referenced in The Dragon Prince See more »

Soundtracks

The Flight of Dragons
Written by Jules Bass and Maury Laws
Performed by Don McLean
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A great fantasy...
29 December 2003 | by wwjd1983adSee all my reviews

This movie was great. I watched it over and over and over again as a kid, and it basically introduced me to fantasy. The voices are so talented, including the late John Ritter and James Earl Jones. And the story is so creative! A great movie for children and adults alike.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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