Dragon Movies

Dragons have long been a source of fascination for kids of all ages. The whimsical worlds they represent and the beauty and power of their form really capture the imagination. These terrific movies feature some of the most memorable of these magical beasts, from the friendly to the slightly scary. For more mythical adventures, be sure to check out our Best Fantasy Movies and Fantasy Books for Kids lists.

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Mike the Knight: Journey to Dragon Mountain

age 3+

Gentle adventure is funny with very mild suspense.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Zog

age 3+

Short animated adaptation is full of positive messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Dragons: Rescue Riders: Secrets of the Songwing

age 5+

Courage, teamwork help save the day in feel-good movie.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Knight Rusty

age 5+

German animated knight quest is fun for kids of all ages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)

age 5+

Positive messages, some scary stuff in sweet, sparkly romp.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Mulan

age 5+

Disneyfied but dignified tale of Chinese warrior.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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Dragons: Dawn of the Dragon Racers

age 6+

Short, silly, and mostly sweet romp for series fans.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Enchanted

age 6+

Adorable fairy tale is a fabulous family flick.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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The Flight of Dragons

age 6+

Imaginative fantasy pits science against magic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1986)
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Quest for Camelot

age 6+

Animated musical has a few tense scenes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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The Reluctant Dragon

age 6+

Excellent glimpse into how animation was made in the '40s.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1941)
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Shrek

age 6+

Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2001)
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Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon

age 6+

Lots of cartoon mayhem, pratfalls in comic baby-dragon tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury

age 7+

Touching holiday follow-up will please original's fans.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2011)
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The Hobbit (1977)

age 7+

Cartoon adaptation of famous book is a great intro for kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1977)
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How to Train Your Dragon

age 7+

Thrilling adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2010)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2

age 7+

Epic, thrilling 3D adventure sequel is outstanding.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming

age 7+

Heartwarming short film adds charm to movie trilogy tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Pete's Dragon

age 7+

Offbeat live-action/animation mix with lots of drinking.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1977)
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Firedrake the Silver Dragon

age 8+

Book-based adventure has mild scares, positive messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2021)
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