Pete's Dragon (1977)

Pete's Dragon (1977)

Pete's Dragon (1977)

Disney's 1977 musical family adventure that combined live-action with 2D animation, following an orphan boy trapped in a household with cruel adoptive parents. Seeking escape and a pal, he befriends a magical cartoon dragon named Elliott, as well as a lighthouse keeper and her father. From the director of Jason and the Argonauts.

1977Rating: G128 minsUSA
AdventureAnimatedComedyKids & FamilyFantasyMusical

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Variety

Variety

Pete's Dragon is an enchanting and humane fable which introduces a most lovable animal star (albeit an animated one).

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The New York Times

The New York Times

At two hours and 14 minutes, the movie is a lot longer than it needs to be. On the other hand, Elliott is very sweet and emotive...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The film seems to be pitched at shrieking level, as if that's the only timbre children can register.

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