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Dragon Hunters (Chasseurs de Dragons)

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Old tale told with stunning but scary animation.

Movie PG 2009 80 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 17+

A great example of how direct to DVD movies are HORRIBLE ... storyline is VERY poor...

WOW... I don't think I've suffered through a movie this bad since Jay Jay the Jetplane ... I just hope that it doesn't have a song that ends up getting stuck in my head..... 0 stars
age 13+

Knight Lian-Chu to the Rescue!

The series itself being a true diamond in the rough with its surreal landscapes and beautiful art style, the adaptation to the computer generated medium is flawless and perfect. With the combination of solid voice-acting and amazing designs on not only the character but the dragons, this is one movie I watch every chance I get.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (7):

In the style of the Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki , French animators Arthur Qwak and Guillaume Ivernel have created a stunning visual experience with DRAGON HUNTERS. Dazzling images of cities made of floating islands, dense jungles, and wild, dangerous beasts deadly in their quest for power, combine to bring an original look, sensibility, and form to the quickly evolving world of computer animation.

The story is thin, familiar, and predictable. The characters are sketchy and prototypical rather than living, breathing originals. Still, with the playful, imaginative, and brave Zoe; the kindly gentle giant Liu-Shan; and the shady practices of the film's most humorous character, Gwizdo, there's enough to hold the film together as it weaves its visual magic and carries its audiences to places never seen before.

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