Movie Review for Dragonslayer
Adventure and fantasy come alive in this action packed 80s movie. A king makes a pact with a dragon and things take a turn for the worse as the deal goes sour.
DVD ReleaseThe DVD for the movie Dragonslayer was released on October 21, 2003 by Paramount and is rated PG.
A wizard apprentice (Peter MacNicol) is the chosen one to slay the dragon that is threatening the lives of the people of Urland in Dragonslayer.
In Dragonslayer, a king sacrifices virgins to a dragon in order to leave his kingdom untouched. But, the king has forgotten one thing: his daughter, Princess Elspeth (played by Chloe Salaman,) is also a virgin and the dragon is on the loose to looking for its next victim.
Galen - Peter MacNicol
Valerian - Caitlin Clarke
Ulrich - Ralph Richardson
Tyrian - John Hallam
Casiodorus Rex - Peter Eyre
A Greil - Albert Salmi
Hodge - Sydney Bromley
Princess Elspeth - Chloe Salaman
Valerian's Father - Emrys James
Horsrik - Roger Kemp
Brother Jacopus - Ian McDiarmid
Henchman - Ken Shorter
Henchman - Jason White
Victim - Yolanda Vazquez
Urlander - Douglas Cooper
TriviaNo artificial lighting was used in the filming of Dragonslayer.
Military style flamethrowers were used to create the dragonís fire in Dragonslayer.
Alex North won for Best Original Score for Dragonslayer.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Dragonslayer was released to theatres on 06/26/1981 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $6,000,000 at the box office in the US on a budget of $18,000,000 .
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