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Dragon Hunters (2008)

Chasseurs de dragons (original title)
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A fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters!
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Credited cast:
Vincent Lindon ... Lian-Chu (voice)
Patrick Timsit Patrick Timsit ... Gwizdo (voice)
Philippe Nahon ... Le Seigneur Arnold (voice)
Amanda Lear Amanda Lear ... Gildas (voice)
Marie Drion Marie Drion ... Zoé (voice)
Jeremy Prevost Jeremy Prevost ... Hector (voice)
Jean-Marc Lentretien Jean-Marc Lentretien ... Mamular (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John DiMaggio ... Fat John (voice)
Elias Eliot ... Gildas (voice)
Jess Harnell ... Gildas (voice)
Nick Jameson ... Lord Arnold (voice)
Mary Mouser ... Zoé (voice) (as Mary Matilyn Mouser)
Rob Paulsen ... Gwizdo / Bat / Lensflair (voice)
Forest Whitaker ... Lian-Chu (voice)
Dave Wittenberg ... Hector (voice)
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Storyline

The world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly populated with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and illiterate, petty lords. Their main concerns revolve around two fundamental rules: Eat and don't get eaten. For this new world has become infested with a terrible plague: omnipresent, monstrously famished, mutant creatures are wreaking havoc - They are known as the Dragons. Gwizdo and Lian-Chu are two dragon hunters, but are a long way from being among the best. Their only real talents: the size of the hulking brute with the heart of gold, Lian-Chu, and Gwizdo's talent for scams of all and any shape or form. Their sole ambition: to buy a little farm where they can relax and raise mussels, a creature that is a lot less unpleasant and difficult to hunt down than dragons. A few islands away rises the fortress of Lord Arnold. Arnold has a problem: he's living in terror at the thought of the return of World Eater, that horrible ... Written by Anonymous

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La chasse aux dragons, c'est pas un conte de fées (Dragon hunting isn't a fairy tale)


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Rated PG for some scary images, fantasy action and language | See all certifications »

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Gwizdo is changed from how he was in the series. In the TV show, he is charismatic and fairly attractive. In the film, he's grimy and unpleasant. See more »

Quotes

[Gwizdo sees two bats sitting in front of him]
Gwizdo: D'ahh! What are you doing here?
Bat 1: Hello, Sir Gwizdo.
Bat 2: So the rat's jumping the ship, is he?
[They laugh mockingly]
Gwizdo: What's this circus all about?
Bat 2: You're abandoning your friend?
Bat 1: Lord McChicken?
[They laugh again]
Gwizdo: Wait a sec. What do you girls want? To make me feel guilty? Is that it?
[...]
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Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #40.4 (2008) See more »

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Indescribable beauty
29 March 2008 | by blackninja-2See all my reviews

For a long time i haven't seen so beautiful animated feature. Having healthy respect for Pixar, i must say that Ratatouille or any other movie made by 'em can not be compared to this. Animators have created an incredibly beautiful world here. The graphics is amazing, the background surroundings are mind-blowing, almost every object in every frame is drawn perfectly. Sometimes i felt tingles down my spine - so much i loved what i've seen.

The plot is absolutely romantic. As romantic as the animated film plot can possibly be. The characters are lovable, especially Hector, the blue rabbit, he owns, pawns, rocks and rules! The other char-s are very nice also. The humor is top-notch.

Generally it seemed that creators didn't invest much effort into this. I mean it looked like it didn't take em too much in difference from people of Pixar&Dreamworks who try hard every time to think on something new. And i'm very glad that a product of European animation studio turned out to be SO great. They've made a magnificent, touching movie, a candy for eye and heart.

The only minus is stupid beginning and that's why it's 9of10 not 10/10


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Official Sites:

Bac Films [France] | Official site | See more »

Country:

France | Luxembourg | Germany

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 March 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Budget:

EUR11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,389,088
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