Pete’s Dragon

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Pete’s Dragon including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Pete’s Dragon Description

Pete's Dragon 1977 movieWhen Pete, an orphan, and his best friend Elliot, an invisible green dragon, wander into the seaside village of Passamaquoddy, the townspeople think he’s behind a slew of hilarious mishaps. But after a daring rescue, they change their tune and believe in Pete’s fire-breathing buddy.

Pete’s Dragon Fun Facts

  • Pete’s Dragon is the first Disney animated movie on which none of the 9 original Disney animators worked on.
  • Pete’s Dragon was remade once in 2016.

Pete’s Dragon Cast:

Pete’s Dragon Crew:
  • Director: Don Chaffey
  • Producers: Jerome Courtland and Ron Miller
  • Music: Irwin Kostal

Pete’s Dragon Details

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  • Year Released: 1977
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $36 million
  • Awards: Nominated 2 Academy Awards; Nominated Golden Globes
  • IMDB Link

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