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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Jeremy Irons
John Malkovich
Ed Speleers
Djimon Hounsou
Directors
Stefen Fangmeier
Screenwriters
Christopher Paolini
Peter Buchman
Lawrence Konner
Mark Rosenthal
Running Time
104 minutes

Eragon
Jeremy Irons and dragons, this may not go well...


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Eragon

Plot
Young farmer Eragon (Speleers) finds a dragon’s egg, and teams up with the newborn dragon, Saphira (Weisz), a former Dragon Rider (Irons) and a hot female Elf (Guillory) to tackle an evil king (Malkovich).


Verdict
Technically competent, but essentially a fantasy movie that mistakes industrial light for magic. As dragon movies go, Dragonslayer, Reign Of Fire and even Dragonheart can rest easy.


Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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