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George and the Dragon (2004)

PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 2004 (Russia)
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A knight returning from the Crusades takes on a dragon and becomes a legend.

Director:

Tom Reeve
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Purefoy ... George
Piper Perabo ... Princess Lunna
Patrick Swayze ... Garth
Michael Clarke Duncan ... Tarik
Bill Treacher ... Elmendorf
Jean-Pierre Castaldi Jean-Pierre Castaldi ... Father Bernard
Rollo Weeks ... Wryn
Paul Freeman ... Sir Robert
Stefan Jürgens Stefan Jürgens ... Bulchar
Stefan Weinert ... Mercenary #1
Phil McKee ... McNally
Caroline Carver ... Sister Angela
Simon Callow ... King Edgar
Joan Plowright ... Mother Superior
Carl Chase Carl Chase ... Aard
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Storyline

The first crusade to free the Holy Land has ended. A mass of weary knights, squires, soldiers of fortune and priests are making their way home across a Europe that has changed forever. George, a handsome English knight, unsettled by the horrendous bloodletting he witnessed in Palestine, desires to hang up his sword and settle down to a quiet, peaceful life. On returning to England, George heads north where he's heard the land is good and the population sparse and of a kindly King named Edgaar. He finds King Edgaar in a terrible state. His beautiful daughter, Lunna has recently disappeared. In return for a small plot of land, George agrees to search for Princess Lunna. With Edgaar's faithful servant, Elmendorf, George sets out. George discovers the princess and the truth behind her strange disappearance. The quest now set before them ends in a love, a lie, and a legend that has lasted a thousand years. Written by Schleppy

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dragon | knight | princess | priest | fight | See All (37) »

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A Dragon, a Princess, and a Knight to Remember See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence | See all certifications »

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UK | Germany | Luxembourg | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2004 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

George & the Dragon See more »

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Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Val Kilmer's cameo was filmed while on break from the Mindhunters (2004) shoot. See more »

Quotes

George: [George and Tarik are walking on the beach, about to part paths] Tarik, things won't be the same without you. What will I do with myself? When you're not praying five times a day.
Tarik: [laughs] Do exactly the same thing you would do when I *was* praying.
George: Oh, that's impossible.
Tarik: Why?
George: Because I was stealing your food.
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Crazy Credits

A selection of outtakes, bloopers and behind-the-scenes jokes are featured during the closing credits. See more »

Connections

References Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) See more »

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It Will Always Be You
Composed by Gast Waltzing
Vocals by Maggie Parke
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Fun story with a cute twist
3 May 2007 | by artzauSee all my reviews

I rented this one for some evening's mind pablum and my wife and I enjoyed it thoroughly. OK. It's not St. George and is full of anachronisms, goofs and puns and is more slapstick than sandals and slice 'em up. But, the cast is delightful and even the villains are having a good time. If you're familiar with the several versions of George and the Dragon, there are lots of good puns and carry-overs to amuse it but the amazing thing is it works. It doesn't lapse into stupidity or overdone, ham-bone theatrics. The pace is quick, regular and interest is maintained throughout the story. I plan to show it to my grandkids as it is a jolly romp through one of our grand old myths.


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