Pete's Dragon

Pete's Dragon

DVD - 2012
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The endearing story between Pete and his invisible dragon friend Elliott as they develop a special bond and share a magical friendship, with memorable characters and heartwarming songs including the 1977 Academy Award best original song nominee, 'Candle On The Water.'
Publisher: [United States] : Disney, c2012
Edition: 35th Anniversary ed
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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navy_wolf_412
Dec 04, 2017

Great movie.

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orange_owl_449
Dec 02, 2017

a good movie. i love eliot! i love pete! i love it all! ok, maby not all...the ending had me a bit teary eyed but don't get me wrong! it's still a good movie and ending!

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1KLIP1
Aug 14, 2017

Recommended for kids ages 8+ , sweet cool movie with an awesome dragon!

VaughanPLDonnalee May 07, 2017

This was a delightful surprise. I had never seen the original Disney film, and I knew little about this one before I watched it. I found it charming and sweet. I often find movie children extremely annoying, but I liked Pete. I loved Elliott. The dragon special effects were very good. I enjoyed this far more than I was expecting. It is a true family film that can be enjoyed by all ages.

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Delia95
May 04, 2017

Wonderful family movie - for teens and adults too

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red_fox_2013
May 01, 2017

I love this show!! I love how they created Eliot!! he's so cute!!! the computer animations, ill give it a 100,000,000 stars!!

Library_Jill Mar 28, 2017

A fun musical that mixes animation with live-action to produce a classic tale of friendship, family, and mischief. A colorful cast of characters--including a boy, a dragon, a lighthouse-keeper and her sometimes-inebriated father, pair of shady traveling salesmen, a filthy family on a mission to reclaim their "property," a sailor lost at sea--bring the story and songs to charming life. On a personal note, I just love how Eliot speaks!

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petal64
Mar 28, 2017

I liked this. I loved the animation of Elliot the dragon and it's characterization. The only thing that let it down was the idiotic behavior to hurt and hunt down something that you are frightened of or can use for propping up one's ego. Insert eye roll. But, that's what's expected with a remake of the Disney film. I'm a sucker for a feel good, let's just be nice to each other film. :-)

A slow, contemplative, film with a gorgeous forest green and brown visual palette.
However, the film's contemplative subject matter leaves little to contemplate. The film's major conflict is a cliché battle between the natural world and capitalism. The end result is neither unexpected or revolutionary. The film also attempts nothing innovative with the already overused "boy and creature" trope.

The films is however an improvement on the terrible original film.

Library_Jill Mar 10, 2017

Heartwarming, cute, and ultimately hope-ful, but definitely a tearjerker! By the end of the movie, I still felt a bit crushed by the tragic moments, but I loved every single character, and wished I had my own Eliot for a friend.

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