I still think the film should have been called elliott. He draws a picture of elliot and its a picture of a dragon. When a mysterious 10yearold boy claims to live in the woods with a giant green dragon, a forest ranger and an 11yearold girl set out to learn the truth about him. A new vision of a disney classic, petes dragon is an entertaining and heartwarming family film. Petes dragonsoundtrack remakesoundtrack house of mouse disneys wonderful world of reading little golden book video petes dragon. See it on the big screen in 3d on august 12, 2016 a reimagining of disneys cherished family film, petes dragon is the adventure. The story of a young boy found alone in the forest gets a horrific twist in a. After his parents are killed in a car accident a young boy named pete is taken in by a dragon and. I talked to him about his connection to the original academy awardnominated 1977 disney film, which expertly combined live action and animation, and the new technology that went into making this version of the film. Jann robertson owned a local business during production. Watch the brand new trailer for disneys petes dragon, starring bryce dallas howard, robert redford, and oakes fegley. With the help of natalie oona laurence, an 11yearold girl whose father jack wes bentley owns the local lumber mill, grace sets out to determine where pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon. Howard shore was originally chosen to compose the music for this film, but.
So when i criticize petes dragon, understand i am not assailing aspects of the genre, e. Petes dragon arrives on bluray with a nicely balanced, not too flashy, triedandtrue 1080p transfer. So elliot has helped pete survive in the woods for the past six years. The lost years disney parks main street electrical parade. A mysterious boy claims to live in the woods with a giant green dragon.
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Petes dragon is a new and much improved version of the disney classic. When lumberjacks start to tear down parts of the woods, pete is spotted by young natalie oona laurence and her aunt grace bryce dallas howard who is a forest ranger. Petes dragon aint them bodies saints director david lowery puts a totally new spin on the disney classic, inviting audiences to believe in a boy and his pet dragon. Petes dragon is a 2016 american fantasy adventure film directed by david lowery, written by lowery and toby halbrooks, and produced by james whitaker. An old disney musical becomes a new disney classic. Aug 10, 2016 a reimagining of disneys cherished family film, petes dragon 2016 is the adventure of an orphaned boy named pete and his best friend. Petes dragon is david lowerys remake of the 1977 walt disney animated musical about a boy and his best friend. Petes dragon official us teaser trailer disney video. There is a natural questioning of elliot as a figment of petes imagination that is missing from the audience. A reimagining of disneys cherished family film, petes dragon is the adventure of an orphaned boy named pete and his best friend elliot, who just so happens. In march 20, disney announced a remake of the film to be written. Of course, its a disney movie, so it has to begin with parental loss and end with a fiery car chase but most everything in the middle is wholesome and entertaining.
And in a story thats about the importance of companionship, its not. Pete s dragon 2016 fullhd movie, pete s dragon 2016 fullhd movie dvd quality pete s dragon 2016 fullhd movie dvdrip online free pete s dragon 2016 fullhd movie dvd quality online pete s. What petes dragon lacks in original plot, it makes up for in heart, a satisfying disney hug delivered with a modern mowgli and his magical monster. Thats not the movies goal nor should it be my point. Disney has taught everyone that fun for the whole family is not a death sentence.
The 2016 petes dragon, while not flawless, succeeds because in a summer full of bombast, its content to be quiet. Pete s dragon is an american liveaction fantasy drama film distributed by walt disney pictures. Howard is appealing as the park ranger whose job it is to. Like disneys latest jungle book movie, petes dragon does nothing to offer its original a big treat. Avontuur familie film geregisseerd door david lowery. Petes dragon fails because it is utterly devoid of wonder. It is a liveaction film but its title character, a dragon named elliott, is animated. Meacham robert redford, a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the pacific northwest. Petes dragon trailer 1 2016 bryce dallas howard liveaction disney movie hd official trailer. A ranger named grace decides to take him in and when she asks him how he survived all by himself, he says he had a friend, elliot, with him. Disneys sweet but dated 1977 musical petes dragon is exactly the kind of movie that can benefit from a modern remake, and it does. Watch the new teaser trailer disneys petes dragon now.
The movie opens with a beautiful shot of little 5yearold pete driving with his parents through the northern woods. Aug 10, 2016 a reimagining of disneys cherished family film, petes dragon 2016 is the adventure of an orphaned boy named pete and his best friend elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. Youll look frighteningly cute in this customizable beware dragon tee inspired by disneys remake of petes dragon. I cant help but think that the movie could be much better. Overall, i was relieved to discover the 2016 petes dragon was a unique retelling of petes adventure with his best friend elliott. A reimagining of disneys cherished family film, petes dragon is the adventure of an orphaned boy named pete and his best friend elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. A new vision of a disney classic, pete s dragon is an entertaining and heartwarming family film. Disney movies 2016 every disney movie coming out in 2016. Petes dragon official teaser trailer 2016 bryce dallas. It is about a young orphan named pete sean marshall who enters a small fishing town in maine in the early 20th. There are flaws that this movie has, but none diminish the overall quality. That is how i feel about the more serious remake of petes dragon. A reimagining of disneys cherished family film, petes dragon is the adventure of an orphaned boy named pete and his best friend elliott, who just so happens.
However, i have not even noticed a single change which is good, but at the same time, this petes dragon failed to surprise me like usual like what i did with disneys attempt to reboot its like disneys latest jungle book movie, petes dragon does nothing to offer its original a big treat. The adventures of an orphaned boy named pete and his best friend elliott, who happens to be a dragon. Petes dragon is a 1977 liveactionanimated musical feature film from buena vista distribution. Petes dragon takes place in the idyllic town of millhaven in americas pacific northwest, but the film was actually filmed in gorgeous new zealand. Petes dragon is an american liveaction fantasy drama film distributed by walt disney pictures. Petes dragon is a little slower in parts than most films like it in 2016, but the characters are fully developed. Petes dragon is now available on bluray, digital hd and disney movies. Meacham has delighted local children with stories of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the pacific northwest. In the united states and canada, petes dragon opened on august 12, 2016, across 3,702 theaters, of which 2,884 were in 3d, and 150 were premium largeformat screens, as well as in 57 dbox and 16 dolby cinema sites. It could improve with less money and holding back on showing the dragon. See the film when it flies onto the big screen in 3d this august. I have added this to my disney collection alongside the original. Petes dragon meets friday the th in hilarious mashup video aug 19, 2016. It was directed by david lowery, and produced by jim whitaker.
Petes dragon 2016 john kassir in petes dragon 2016 oakes fegley in. See more ideas about pete dragon, dragon movies and petes dragon movie. To his daughter, grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets. It is a remake of the 1977 film, first released on. It is a remake of the 1977 film, first released on november 3, 1977.1298 1419 1471 149 1284 140 417 815 292 117 1308 1136 1394 395 1158 1196 401 558 13 916 339 1195 465 60 201 1170 386 229 320 326 352 623 779 1405 411 1454 880 1360 618 52