|Formats:||PG DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Gary Lewis, Edward Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou, Steve Spears, Garrett Hedlund, Christopher Egan, Sienna Guillory, Tamsin Egerton, Joss Stone, John Malkovich, Rachel Weisz, Alun Armstrong, Robert Carlyle|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure - Epic, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Fantasy - General|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX|
|Run time:||1 hour 39 minutes|
|Rental release:||16 Apr 2007|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
Most helpful review
eragon is great.....By williamsgwynfa (627 reviews) from gwaenysgor , 10 Apr 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]my daughter enjoyed this film, but actually preferred me reading the book to her. it was a bit like star wars and lord of the rings mixed together.
the story of Eragon is about a 17 year old boy called Eragon who finds a polished stone in the nearby forest.
After desperate attempts to sell it, he finds out that the stone, is really an egg, when he sees a young dragon hatch from it.
Eragon eventually finds out, that he is one of the legendary dragon riders, after meeting Brom, who used to be a dragon rider himself.
Eragon learns that he will have to move on, and become a dragon rider, and to stop the evil King Galbatorix from ruling the land.
The special effects in this movie, are created by the legendary studio Industrial Light and Magic, and they are great.
Jeremy Irons is crusty and sensitive as the old Dragon Rider called Brom, who becomes Eragon's guide, in the ways of magic and dragon riding.
Eragon's adversary is the superb Robert Carlyle as the evil shady character of Durza.
Rachel Weisz plays the voice of Saphira, the lady dragon.
this is a very good mythological tale, set in the land of Alagaesia, but i think that you should read the book first.
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Good fantasy funBy a customer , 02 Jan 2013Great film, slipped under my radar when it came out. General all round fantasy fun, well worth a watch. Great cast and the film has a great flow that just keeps you interested till the end.
Dragon-tastic funBy a customer , 21 Aug 2012Great film. Magic and dragons make for an exciting family film. The beautiful film score by Patrick Doyle compliments the sweeping landscapes. I really enjoy the books and hope that a secqual in in the pipeline.
Enjoyable film for the whole familyBy Mike221 (5 reviews) , 04 Jun 2012I am not sure why this film has so many bad reviews......the last time I felt connected to a dragon/fantasy film was with dragon heart story is superb a lot better than most these days with superb special effects with a great storyline, I must admit I haven't read the book maybe that's why I enjoyed it but still I say its worth watching if you liked dragon heart I am sure you will enjoy this I know I did great fun for the whole family
Disappointed but it passed an hourBy Racholio (4 reviews) from Liverpool , 13 Feb 2012A big let down after reading the book. It was a nice looking film though, good effects and I love Jeremy Irons in most things he does.
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Drag goning it outBy Tuco2Tuco (26 reviews) , 24 Jan 2012This is a perfectly average fantasy tale with a few twists.
Personally I felt it was a little overlong.
The Dragon cgi is amazing.
Lead character a little wooden but couple of great cameos
Excellent for a Saturday afternoon.
Baby dragon is cute.