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Dragonslayer ★★★ 1981 (PG)

A sorcerer's apprentice suddenly finds himself the only person who can save the kingdom from a horrible, fire-breathing dragon. Extreme violence but wonderful special effects, smart writing, and a funny performance by Richardson. 110m/C VHS, DVD . Peter MacNichol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam, Albert Salmi, Chloe Sala-man; D: Matthew Robbins; W: Matthew Robbins, Hal Barwood; M: Alex North.