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Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real (2004)

The Last Dragon (original title)
An alternate scientific history, in which dragons were real and lived on this Earth, is imagined in this fantasy docudrama. Dr. Tanner, a modern, but renegade scientist, hopes to prove the ... See full summary »

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Justin Hardy

Writers:

Charlie Foley (creator), Charlie Foley (story) | 4 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Hilton Paul Hilton ... Dr. Tanner
Katrine Bach ... Biologist
Aidan Woodward Aidan Woodward ... Data Analyst
Tom Chadbon ... Museum Curator
Niccolo Cioni Niccolo Cioni ... Lead Knight One
Hamish MacLeod Hamish MacLeod ... Lead Knight Two
Bradley Lavelle ... Narrator (voice) (as Brad Lavelle)
Patrick Stewart ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ian Holm ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

An alternate scientific history, in which dragons were real and lived on this Earth, is imagined in this fantasy docudrama. Dr. Tanner, a modern, but renegade scientist, hopes to prove the existence of the creatures by discovering paleontologic evidence. Written by Bartacus

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What if dragons actually existed?

Genres:

Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild violence | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Animal Planet

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragon's World: A Fantasy Made Real See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The scientific facts, and the convincing dragon carcass, lead people to believe that there actually was a dragon found. See more »

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Featured in Creation Today: Are Dragons Real? (2012) See more »

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Dragon lover's favorite "document"
13 September 2005 | by North_RangerSee all my reviews

I rented this movie tonight out of curiosity. First I thought this would be some lousy action movie with even lousier effects (think Ice Planet, for example). But I was positively surprised to find out that this science fiction quasi-documentary was actually thoroughly enjoyable.

I am a fan of "Walking With Dinosaurs", and as a fantasy enthusiast, this documentary was right up my alley. Sure I know that dragons weren't real, but the theories provided seemed sound enough to me. And I have to admit, I was touched by the tragedy of the mountain dragons as well as awe-struck by the beauty of the dragons mating, taking the plunge and scorching the ground as they pull up.

As a "what if" documentary this was a 10/10. If somebody wants to complain that this isn't a "real" documentary, they should pay in mind that it was not planned as such. Dragon's World is a different and enjoyable document to see, as long as you don't take everything too seriously.

Besides, you never know...


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