Eragon (2006) Review

Runtime: 103 minutes
Director: Stefen Fangmeier
Starring: Ed Speleers, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich
MPAA Rating: PG
Final Score: 6.5/10

Summary
In a kingdom ravaged by darkness and tyranny, one small ray of hope emerges when Eragon finds a mysterious blue “stone” that turns out to be the last dragon’s egg in existence. From the moment the egg hatches, the fates of Eragon and the dragon Saphira are forever entwined, as they join forces to battle the evil King Galbatorix.
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Dragonslayer (1981) Review

Runtime: 109 minutes
Director: Matthew Robbins
Starring: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Sir Ralph Richardson
MPAA Rating: PG
Final Score: 8.5/10

Summary
Back in the days when everyone believed in magic, a horrifying fire-breathing dragon terrorized the sixth-century British countryside. The only hope for the beleaguered citizens is an aging sorcerer. But when he is killed before he can save the people, the task falls on his young apprentice, Galen.

Galen’s mission is complicated by resistance from the king – and by falling in love – but his biggest challenge comes when he is suddenly face to face with the dreaded monster. Is his magic enough to save him?
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