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Pete's Dragon (2016)

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Starring (View all)
Robert Redford Robert Redford
Meacham
Oona Laurence Oona Laurence
Natalie
Karl Urban Karl Urban
Gavin
Isiah Whitlock Jr. Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Sheriff Gene Dentler


Written by (View all)
David Lowery David Lowery
(screenplay by)
Toby Halbrooks Toby Halbrooks
(screenplay by)


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Petes Dragon Official Trailer #1 (2016)

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Pete's Dragon Official US Teaser Trailer

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Uplifting and emotionally powerful

5 years, 8 months ago at Oct 31 14:40
"You don't have to run anymore, Pete. You can stay with us."2016's Pete's Dragon is a Disney movie through and through. It's a formulaic endeavour from a narrative perspective, and the characters are predominantly standard-order, including some antagonistic archetypes. In addition, it's a remake of a motion picture from 1977, and remakes are rarely necessary. But hell, I'll be damned if it doesn't... read more

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5 years, 2 months ago at Apr 5 2:49
I have been wanting to watch this for awhile. I remember seeing the original as a kid and loving it. I told myself I would wait to watch it with my wife though. So when it popped up on Netflix I told her that's what we would watch. It had been awhile since I had seen the trailer so I forgot all the big names that were in it. This was written and directed by David Lowery who did the very serious Ai... read more

Pete's Dragon

3 years, 9 months ago at Sep 26 18:32
Disney’s love for orphans-in-the-wild was prominent in 2016 between this remake, their second live-action Jungle Book, and a journey into Roald Dahl’s macabre world in The BFG. All of them are best when detailing the quietest moments of the wild, imaginative lives of their urchins, especially Pete’s Dragon, and at their worst when kowtowing to the demands of special-effects heavy cinema. If ... read more
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The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon.
Release date: 10 August 2016
Tags: Adventure (5), Family (4), 2016 (4), Fantasy (3), Action (2), Comedy (2), Remake (2), Friendship (2), 怪物 (1), Drama (1), 兒童 (1), 幻想 (1), Watched At Cinema (1), 00's (1), 2010s (1), HQ (1), Road Trip (1), Disney (1), Kids (1), Animated (1)
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A good movie

“Since I kept hearing some pretty good things about this flick, I was quite eager to check it out. First of all, I have to admit that I haven’t seen the original version but since it is also available on Disney+, I should eventually watch it at some point in the future. Anyway, to be honest, it took me a while to get into this story, above all, because it is a rather simple even generic tale. Indeed, by now, I have seen my share of tales about a kid bonding with a nice alien/monster/mythical creature. However, I have to admit that the gentle approach chosen by David Lowery slowly won me over though. There was also a rare sense of wonder, especially during the scenes involving a pitch-perfect Robert Redford and it is rather impressive that, from such a generic story, Lowery still managed t” read more

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Pete's Dragon

“Disney’s love for orphans-in-the-wild was prominent in 2016 between this remake, their second live-action Jungle Book, and a journey into Roald Dahl’s macabre world in The BFG. All of them are best when detailing the quietest moments of the wild, imaginative lives of their urchins, especially Pete’s Dragon, and at their worst when kowtowing to the demands of special-effects heavy cinema. If I told you that Pete’s Dragon ended in the destruction of a bridge, lots of fire, and children in danger, would you say I was bullshitting? I’m not, but I wish I were.   Pete’s Dragon simply cannot hold the weight of thrills and spectacles of that nature. This is essentially a boy-and-his-critter story, one comprised of silence and connection, of exploring and acute observations. Personal” read more

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