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Dragonheart: A New Beginning (2000)

An orphaned stable boy befriends with a young dragon named Drake and with the help of others help him learn how to fly and fight and protect himself from a ruthless knight.


Doug Lefler


Patrick Read Johnson (characters), Charles Edward Pogue (characters) | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Masterson ... Geoff (as Chris Masterson)
Harry Van Gorkum ... Lord Osric of Crossley
Rona Figueroa Rona Figueroa ... Lian
Matt Hickey Matt Hickey ... Novice Monk Mansel
Henry O Henry O ... Master Kwan
Tom Burke ... Roland
Robby Benson ... Drake (voice)
Ken Shorter Ken Shorter ... The King
John Woodnutt ... Friar Peter
Lubomir Misak Lubomir Misak ... Lubo
Karin Haydu Karin Haydu ... King's Attendant
Peter Hric Peter Hric ... Sir Stefan, Osric's Henchman
Imrich Strunar Imrich Strunar ... Miller
Gustáv Kyselica Gustáv Kyselica ... Cowherd
Vladimir Oktavec Vladimir Oktavec ... Abbott


When Geoff, an orphaned stable boy (Chris Masterson), discovers Drake (voice of Robby Benson), the world's last living dragon, he realizes that his dream of becoming a knight in shining armor can now come true. Together, they soon face challenges that turn them into heroes. But caught up in the excitement of their new lives, Geoff and Drake fail to see the hidden dangers that surround them. Written by Josh Pascal <skylerblack@hotmail.com>

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Release Date:

8 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragonheart II See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital


Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Only two dragons can breathe ice AND FIRE: Drake in this film and Spyro on the Gameboy Advance. The big white dragon the Bewilderbeast in how to train your dragon 2 can not breath fire so it does not count. See more »


Kwan's hand movements are several seconds late when he says "Turn that way so you don't hit the mill. Then let it all out." See more »


Mansel: Drake is an innocent, he's easily mislead!
Geoff: Don't worry. I'll protect him.
Mansel: Who's going to protect him from you?
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Follows DragonHeart (1996) See more »

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Yep, it's bad all right...
3 October 2000 | by Kevin SmithSee all my reviews

Well, given that the first Dragonheart was no Citizen Kane - heck, it wasn't even an Excalibur in itself - my expectations were low for this movie. And those expectations were met in full. Dragonheart: ANB builds on the contrivances of the first and offers its own; now there's a new semi-evil ruler guy (you'll love his beginning speech decreeing that citizens must always speak the truth), a new convenient dragon (whose 'ice lung' ability is just a little too powerful) and a wimpy hero who learns to deal between the two, sort of.

One of the more humorous things about ANB is its unnatural PG rating, which means swordfights and such must be bloodless. It makes many of the fight scenes more laughable than they are naturally, which is considerable already. And it gives no particular creedence to the inevitable dragon-heart-changing-sequence, which you know must be coming - you just don't quite know where. Sigh. I shouldn't waste much more time on this. It's a fun dumb movie, but don't expect much more from it. At least they didn't contrive a romance between the hero and the 'foreigner' bodyguard, who is quite clearly female but at whom every character seems surprised to discover this fact.

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