Pete's Dragon

Pete's Dragon
Pete's Dragon

Year

1977

Duration

123 minutes

Genres

Family, Musicals

Language

English

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Synopsis

Less well-known than other acknowledged Disney classics, this mix of live action and animation has enormous charm. Pete is an orphan with just one advantage in life: his best friend is a magical dragon. Together, they run away from Pete's evil guardian and end up in a seaside town where a kindly lighthouse keeper and his daughter take them in. Life seems to be taking a turn for the better, but then an unscrupulous travelling salesman learns of Pete's dragon, and sees a way to make some money...

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