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Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real (2004)

The Last Dragon (original title)
PG | | Fantasy | TV Movie 20 March 2005
An alternate scientific history, in which dragons were real and lived on Earth, is imagined in this fantasy docudrama. Dr. Tanner, a modern, but renegade scientist, hopes to prove the ... See full summary »

Director:

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 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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Taglines:

What if dragons actually existed?

Genres:

Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild violence | See all certifications »
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Details

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 Chinese dragon uses mimicry to lure a tiger before killing it. In real-life, tigers are also capable of mimicry. Bengal tigers are known to mimic Sambar deer calls, while Siberian tigers can mimic Asian black bears. Sloth bears have been known to run upon hearing actual sambar deer, in the belief that they were in the presence of tigers. See more »

Alternate Versions

The US broadcast of this program was cut and edited for time and content, and was narrated by Patrick Stewart. The copy for sale in the US is the original UK version, narrated alternately by Paul Hilton and Ian Holm. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Creation Today: Did Dinosaurs Live with Mankind? (2011) See more »

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Imaginative entertainment ...............
22 October 2009 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Dragons appear in the histories of many distant civilizations, enough to raise the speculation of their existence. This film documents in a very logical way, the finding of a dragon frozen in a Carpathian Mountain ice cave. The wildly imaginative story of how this dragon lived and died is the basis for this wonderful film. The c.g.i. images of dragons in their imagined habitats is simply outstanding. Though based on legend, "Dragon's World" is far more entertaining than most reality shows, which are limited by facts. These are not merely bones in a cave, they tell a story that spans the ages, and lets your imagination take flight with the magnificent flying, fire breathing beasts. Highly recommended. - MERK


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