10 Epic Dragon Movies That Will Soar You Away, Just Like ‘How to Train Your Dragon’

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ is a breathtaking film that has captured the hearts of millions across the globe. With a blend of daring adventure, heartwarming friendship, and awe-inspiring dragons, it has left fans wondering – what other dragon movies are out there that can provide the same, soaring sense of wonder? Fear not, for we have compiled a list of 10 epic dragon movies that are sure to whisk you away, just like ‘How to Train Your Dragon’.

1. “DragonHeart” (1996)

Kicking off our list is the classic “DragonHeart”. This 90s gem melds together action, compassion, and a stellar cast that includes Sean Connery voicing the wise dragon, Draco. The film’s charm lies in its progressive take on dragon-human relations and the unforgettable bond between Draco and Knight Bowen.

2. “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2013)

The Middle Earth saga wouldn’t be complete without its resident fire-breathing antagonist – Smaug. Beneath his devouring greed, Smaug is an intelligently crafted dragon character brought to life by the majestic voice of Benedict Cumberbatch.

3. “Eragon” (2006)

Based on the bestselling novel by Christopher Paolini, Eragon presents a young hero and his dragon, Saphira, embarking on a perilous journey to thwart an evil king.

4. “Pete’s Dragon” (2016)

Pete’s Dragon, a Disney reboot, tackles the bond between a young boy and a friendly dragon named Elliot. It’s a delightful mix of the whimsical and the heartwarming that is sure to delight fans.

5. “Spirited Away” (2001)

Spirited Away is not a traditional dragon movie, but Haku, a boy who turns into a majestic dragon, is a standout character in this fantastical anime film by Studio Ghibli.

6. “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” (2005)

Harry Potter’s fourth year at Hogwarts introduced us to the dangerous yet magnificent dragons of the Triwizard Tournament.

7. “The NeverEnding Story” (1984)

In this timeless fantasy, a luck dragon named Falkor lifts the tale into a world where dreams come alive.

8. “Shrek” (2001)

Who could forget the fierce (yet endearing!) She-Dragon, who starts off as an antagonist and ends up falling in love with the most unlikely of characters – Donkey.

9. “The Flight of Dragons” (1982)

The idiosyncratic animation style and unique storytelling of The Flight of Dragons make it a worthy watch for hardcore dragon aficionados.

10. “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” (2010)

Lastly, in The Chronicles of Narnia, one of the most memorable moments involves Eustace transforming into a fearsome dragon – a stirring reminder of the power and mystery of these magnificent creatures.

Whether you’re looking for adorable dragons or terrifying ones, there is a movie in this list that will fulfill your dragon mythos craving. So why wait? Pick a movie, grab your popcorn, and get ready to be whisked away on a fiery escapade!

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