Dragonslayer (1981)

In the Dark Ages, Magic was a weapon. Love was a mystery. Adventure was everywhere... And Dragons were real.

  • Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1981-06-26
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 240 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Matthew Robbins
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The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed according to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom.

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  • Peter MacNicol

    as Galen
  • Caitlin Clarke

    as Valerian
  • Ralph Richardson

    as Ulrich
  • John Hallam

    as Tyrian
  • Peter Eyre

    as Casiodorus Rex
  • Albert Salmi

    as Greil
  • Sydney Bromley

    as Hodge
  • Chloe Salaman

    as Princess Elspeth
  • Emrys James

    as Valerian's Father
  • Roger Kemp

    as Horsrik
  • Ian McDiarmid

    as Brother Jacopus
  • Ken Shorter

    as Henchman
  • Yolande Palfrey

    as Victim
  • Douglas Cooper

    as Urlander
  • Jason White

    as Henchman
Sound Walter Murch Sound Recordist
Art Elliot Scott Production Design
Production Howard W. Koch Executive Producer
Visual Effects Dennis Muren Visual Effects Supervisor
Camera Derek Vanlint Director of Photography
Sound Alex North Original Music Composer
Visual Effects Phil Tippett Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Anthony Mendleson Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Nick Dudman Makeup Artist
Production Debbie McWilliams Casting
Writing Matthew Robbins Screenplay
Directing Matthew Robbins Director
Writing Hal Barwood Screenplay
Production Hal Barwood Producer
Production Eric Rattray Associate Producer
Editing Tony Lawson Editor
Production Deborah Brown Casting
Art Alan Cassie Art Direction
Crew Vic Armstrong Stunts
Crew Peter Diamond Stunts
Art Ian Whittaker Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Ritchie Hair Designer
Crew Terry Walsh Stunt Coordinator
Visual Effects Paul Huston Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Bobbie Smith Hair Designer
Costume & Make-Up Jane Royle Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Graham Freeborn Makeup Artist
Crew Tony Smart Stunts
Camera Laurie Ridley Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Renee Heimer Wardrobe Assistant
Production Donald Toms Unit Production Manager