Director: Stefen Fangmeier Cast: Michael A. Mehlmann, Ed Speleers, Tamás Deák

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Industrial Light and Magic special-effects wizard Stefen Fangmeier makes the leap into the director's chair with this coming-of-age fantasy concerning a young boy whose discovery of a mysterious dragon egg leads him on a predestined journey to become a Dragon Rider and defend his peaceful world against an evil king. Based on the best-selling novel by Christopher Paolini, Eragon tells the tale of the titular character (Ed Speleers), a humble farm boy living in the land of Alagaësia, whose life is forever changed when he discovers that he has been chosen to fight the most powerful enemy his world has ever known. Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, and Djimon Hounsou co-star in a film produced by Davis Entertainment and adapted from the novel by screenwriters Peter Buchman, Larry Konner, and Mark Rosenthal.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/20/2007
UPC: 0024543426981
Original Release: 2006
Rating: PG
Source: 20th Century Fox
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:43:00
Sales rank: 752

Special Features

Director's Commentary with Stefen Fangmeier

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael A. Mehlmann Villager #1
Ed Speleers Eragon
Tamás Deák Villager #2
Jeremy Irons Brom
Matt Devere Tall Soldier
Sienna Guillory Arya
Robert Carlyle Durza
Mate Haumann Sergeant
Andrea Fazekas Horst's Wife
Djimon Hounsou Aihad
Caroline Chikezie Nasuada
Garrett Hedlund Murtagh
Agnes Banfalvy Varden Woman
Pál Makrai Varden Guard
Rachel Weisz Saphira
John Malkovich King Galbatorix
Spencer Wilding Razac #1
Alun Armstrong Uncle Garrow
Gábor Tobágyi Razac #2
Maggie Baird Voice Only
Chris Egan Roran
John Gidcomb Voice Only
Gary Lewis Hrothgar
Richard B. Rifkin Horst
Julian Barnes Voice Only
Steven Speirs Sloan
Melissa Bickerton Voice Only
Neil Dickson Voice Only
Sean Mahon Voice Only
Neil Richardson Voice Only
Joss Stone Actor
Peter Lavin Voice Only
Randall Montgomery Voice Only
Anthony Armatrading Voice Only
Kenneth Danziger Voice Only
Jean Gilpin Voice Only
Kevin Owers Voice Only
Ian Ruskin Voice Only
Mark Sussman Voice Only
Paula Jane Newman Voice Only
Mark Silverman Voice Only
Deanne Mercer Dennis Voice Only
Peter Dennis Voice Only
Martin Jarvis Voice Only
Warren Press Voice Only
Alan Shearman Voice Only
Diz White Voice Only
James Shearman Conductor

Technical Credits
Stefen Fangmeier Director
Ismail Acar Animator
Charles Alleneck Animator
Steve Aplin Animator
Christine Arboit Animator
Virginie Arnaud Stunts
Alvise Avati Animator
Michael Bain Animator
Elisara Baker Stunts
Attila Balogh Stunts
Menyhért Dutombé Balogh Stunts
James Bamford Stunts
Alexander Baranov Stunts
Kym Barrett Costumes/Costume Designer
Roger Barton Co-producer,Editor
Petr Barvik Stunts
Loyd Bateman Stunts
Jamie Beard Animator
Chad Bellamy Stunts
Troy Bellinghausen Stunts
James Bennett Animator
Ferenc Berecz Stunts
Tomas Berka Art Director
Shweta Bhatnagar Animator
Graham Binding Animator
Samati Boonchitsitsak Animator
Fernando Borges-Pacheco Animator
Sándor Boros Stunts
Andy Bradshaw Stunts
Eric Bryson Stunts
Peter Buchman Screenwriter
Matt Bullock Animator
Zoltán Burger Stunts
Alex Burt Animator
Julian Butler Animator
Kevin R. Buxbaum Associate Producer
Viktor Cervenka Stunts
Kimberly Chiang Stunts
Chris Symes Executive Producer
Geovanny Corvera Stunts
Michael Cozens Animator
David Crone Camera Operator
David Cronnelly Stunts
Krisztián Czirjak Stunts
Zoltán Dankó Stunts
John Davis Producer
Richard Dexter Animator
Michael Diner Art Director
Patrick Doyle Score Composer
Richard Drown Stunts
Gábor Duck Stunts
Gord Dunick Animator
Zdenek Dvoracek Stunts
William J. Earl Animator
James Embree Stunts
Oliver Exmundo Animator
Balazs Farkas Stunts
Atilla Fasi Stunts
Gerd Feuchter Special Effects Supervisor
Cameron David Folds Animator
Tonia Forsberg Stunts
Ben Forster Animator
Koichi Funayama Stunts
Vladimir Furdik Stunts
Eric Gambini Animator
Bela Gerner Stunts
Critter Gitters Stunts
Christian Gneissl Stunts
Peter Godden Animator
Wyck Godfrey Producer
Adam Goodman Co-producer
Mary Guilfoyle Production Manager
Mary Guilfoyle Production Manager
Jean-Denis Haas Animator
Winham Hammond Stunts
Joe Han Animator
Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson Art Director
Masahiro Hirakubo Editor
John Homer Animator
Richard Hopkins Animator
Gergö Horpácsi Stunts
Lou Horvarth Stunts
Gus Hunter Art Director
Roman Jankovic Stunts
Kirk Jaques Stunts
Paul Jenness Animator
Jens Schwarz Animator
Flemming Jetmar Stunts
Priscilla John Casting
Hugh Johnson Cinematographer
Trevor Jones Stunts
Marchand Jooste Animator
Bogyó Kajtár Makeup
Maia Kayser Animator
Stuart Kearns Art Director
Peter Kelly Animator
Shawn Kelly Animator
Kimo Keoke Stunts
John King Art Director
Roland Kollárszky Stunts
Lawrence Konner Screenwriter
László Kósa Stunts
Miklós Kovács Stunts
Norbert Kovács Stunts
József Kovalik Stunts
Makota Koyama Animator
Lisa Kramer Animator
Wolf Kroeger Production Designer
Ágnes Krucho Stunts
Stano Kutik Stunts
Gary Laurie Animator
Tibor Lazar Art Director
Chris Lebenzon Editor
Michael Leonard Animator
Miroslav Lhotka Stunts
Dezso Libor Stunts
Angelica Lisk Stunts
Ruth-Anne Loveridge Animator
Marco Di Lucca Animator
Marc Mailley Stunts
Mindy Marin Casting
Kevin Martel Animator
Branislav Martinak Stunts
László Medriczky Stunts
Andrea Merlo Animator
Simon Millanta Animator
Christopher Mitchell Animator
Kaori Miyazawa Animator
Mike Möller Stunts
Zoltan Molnar Stunts
James Moore Animator
Atilla Mora Stunts
Giedrius Nagys Stunts
Miroslav Navratil Stunts
Gil Netter Executive Producer
Christopher Newman Asst. Director
Thai Nguyen Animator
Steve Nichols Animator
Wolfgang Niedermeier Animator
Ferenc Novinecz Stunts
Alex Nowotny Animator
Peter Olgyay Stunts
Jane Oshita Stunts
Michael Pangrazio Art Director
Zoltan Papp Stunts
Domonkos Pardanyi Stunts
Ninon Parent Stunts
Gábor Pesta Stunts
Tomás Peterá Stunts
Rezsö Piroch Stunts
Jakub Pistecky Animator
Niklas Preston Animator
Ales Putikk Stunts
Dusan Puvy Stunts
Mário Rapak Stunts
Ramahan Raulk Animator
Katherine Rayner Makeup
Stephen Remstedt Animator
Jay Rennie Animator
Marco Revelant Animator
Matthew Riordan Animator
Lásló Roman Stunts
Stuart Rose Art Director
Mark Rosenthal Screenwriter
Mac Ruth Sound/Sound Designer
Michael Sarkis Animator
Kenji Sato Stunts
Tibor Sauerwein Stunts
Chad Sayn Stunts
Ákos Schenek Stunts
Dave Sidley Animator
Gershom Sissing Animator
Adam Slater Animator
Stanimir Stamatov Stunts
Stefan Stankowski Camera Operator
Justin Steel Animator
Albrecht Steinmetz Animator
Nils Allen Stewart Stunts
Sylvestra Stuart Stunts
Peter Syomka Animator
Gaspar Szabo Stunts
György Szántó Stunts
Zoltan "Cerna" Székely Stunts
Istvan Szigeti Stunts
Eric Tang Animator
Peter Taylor Camera Operator
Geoff Tobin Animator
Barnabas Toth Stunts
Miklós Tóth Production Manager
Greg Towner Animator
Denis Trutanic Animator
Chi Chung Tse Animator
Martin Uhrovcik Stunts
Lásló Újvári Stunts
György Ulrik Stunts
Raycho Vasiliev Stunts
Jan Vosmik Stunts
Rudolf Vrba Stunts
Des Whelan Camera Operator
James Wheless Animator
Raliegh Wilson Stunts
Nick Wollage Sound Mixer
Andy Wong Animator
John Zdankiewicz Animator

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Eragon
1. Main Titles/The King's Stone [:27]
2. Eragon [5:50]
3. Roran Leaves Home [:13]
4. Hatched [2:23]
5. Death Order [5:01]
6. Dragons and Dragon Riders [1:17]
7. Life in Danger [1:59]
8. Chosen [2:16]
9. The Journey Begins [1:51]
10. Fortune Teller [1:54]
11. Instinct [2:38]
12. Finally Flying [4:50]
13. A Fellow Rider [4:56]
14. Girl of His Dreams [:03]
15. Saving Arya [4:35]
16. Dying With Honor [:25]
17. Murtagh [3:17]
18. The Varden [1:47]
19. Preparing for Battle [2:12]
20. Together As One [3:13]
21. To Win or Die [:19]
22. Losing Strength [1:15]
23. A Living Legend [2:45]
24. End Titles [1:42]

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Eragon 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 114 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It may not be anything like the book but the purpose is to entertain us and this movie did its job. It is in fact a great movie to watch! I can not wait until its out so i can buy this movie!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My 8 yo loved it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I must say that if you have never read the series, this is very enjoyable. The acting is good as well as the special effects. As a fan of the series though, I was expecting a lot out of this movie, and I was a bit disappointed. They got the majority of the plot points but left out crucial ones that would have to know if they were to make the next movies and others they failed to elaborate (Angela's scenes and the prophecy). Plus, Galbatorix, frequently shown in the movie was not even described to us until the last half of the fourth book. They left out Elva, who helps drive the series in book 2 to the end, and they got the location and death of Brom wrong while forgetting to introduce to us a main character: Orik and another important character Jeod.
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FallOutBoySucksForever More than 1 year ago
this movie is amazing and i wish they made the rest of the books into movies because i seriously enjoyed this movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SMeyerSucks4Life More than 1 year ago
this movie diffrs from the book but i love how they made it they should have made eldest and the other two books into movies as well
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was the worst waste of film ever created! It completely tarnished the original story because it changed the plot of the book, resulting in an absolute horrific abomination that will stain the reputation of the film industry forever. The script was very poorly edited and did not stick to the book's plot. The overall film was way too short and did not give the audience a prolonged sense of excitement that an average film would give. Also, John Malkovich did not give the best impression of being Galbatorix, who was considered to be the greatest evil in the whole series while the guy who played Durza gave a more convincing evil demeanor. The acting was also terrible despite the fact that the film had an all-star cast. They should completely redo the movie so that they get it right next time, but Mr. Paolini does not lift a finger to make the movie as it should have been. I would highly recommend the books, but not this movie.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just like most fans of the book...I was angry at how different the movie was than the book. To hammer home the point...a lot of sub-plots were either changed or deleted altogether. To a point, the similarities between the book and movie are a boy named Eragon and a dragon named Saphira. However, if you can detatch yourself from the book and watch the movie for the movie it is pretty cool. Movies rarely - if ever - live up to their book, why should this one be different? If you want to "see" the book, then re-read it...I have - many times - and still enjoy it...but don't blame the movie. The movie is not the book and the book is not the movie. My final stand = good movie, better book
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Mendra More than 1 year ago
The acting was terrible, the plot was stupid, an they totally changed everything that was in the book. Well, except that there was a boy who rescues a dragon. Plus, Saphira looks somewhat like a giant blue chicken. The book, however, is amazing. So just forget the movie, read the book.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
The sword fighting and the fighting scenes were fantastic!!!! They were fast and interesting.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This film shamed its source material, I came out of Eragon with great joy. But that was the book. I came out of the movie with the feeling of indigestion and the notion that I was a very pretty girl. This is the effect bad movies have on you. I was really very surprisd at how much I hated this film. It had Oscar winning and nominated actors, some good CGI, and a great story, what went wrong? The trailor. Trailors can be decieving. This movie only looked good because the trailor included every good part in the movie. Everything that wasn't in the trailor basically sucked. Don't buy it. Rent it only if your a die hard Paolini fan.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book was so good and the movie was so rushed! I didn't even think that the characters followed the same personalities as in the book. And things were different and weird, like with Arya! What's up with that?? Some parts were the same but overall I was really disappointed. I guess if I hadn't read the book then maybe my opinion would be different, but to anyone who read the book and is a die hard fan, I'm not sure they should see it. I was yelling at the TV before Roran even left!
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you have never read the book, Eragon was just barely an OK movie. The special effects were impressive, but the acting was very wooden and two dimensional. If you have read the book, this movie will be a huge disappointment. The plot had very little to do with the book, other than a boy finds a dragon that hatches. Many things about the plot were changed - they even changed the reason that Galbatorix has his black dragon within the first five minutes of the movie, and there was no reason to change that. I can understand leaving some things out of a movie from the book, because movies would be five hours long if everything was included, but that does not excuse rampant altering of the storyline. Do yourself a favor and just read the book instead of wasting your money on the movie.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this movie and i do hope they decide to make a sequel. I never read the book, but the movie was definetly enjoyable. It ws fast paced wich i thought was great, alot of movies today tend to run for hours on the first scenes. I do not how the book was but, the movie was definetly good.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book was amazing. The movie, personally I hated it. It didn't follow the story line at all. Of course, its a must-see for all Eragon fans, but it is disappointing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was So pumped About going to see the movie but after I got out of the theater I was like why did I pay money to see that horrible addaptaion of the book. I love the books but don't waste a dime on the movie. YUCK!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was without a doubt, one of the worst movies i have ever seen in my entire life. It was nothing like the book, the fight scenes were lame as well as the acting, and it totally bit off of LOTR.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I liked the movie, but it did skip a lot of things that they shouldn't have. The acting was fine, and I loved the special effects. Over all I liked the movie.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I would have to say I was very disappointed with the movie. That fact that it rushed through and skipped some of the most important parts was horrible. The worse thing was some of those parts were supposed to set up something for the next book. Like Eragon getting the wound on the back and Murtagh apparently being dead. However, ERagon is Eragon and as a die hard fan of the book I would still get the movie.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm a fan of the Eragon novel, and the Inheritance Cycle, but this movie was a horrible adaption to a great book. Sure the fighting is decent, and the visuals are pretty good, but that's about all. They changed way to much from the book, making it nearly impossible to make a good sequel. In my opinion they need to try making Eragon again, then get going with the rest of the series.
Guest More than 1 year ago
They really should have stuck to the book a little bit better. They left out Katrina, which I think was a vital character in the beginning. I enjoyed it, though. The part where Saphira grows up in, like, five seconds is a little out there, but hey, that's what they did. I also think they left out quite a bit, which considering the length of the picture, wasn't at all necessary. It was good. I would have loved it, I'm sure, if I wasn't expecting it to live up to the book. Overall it is well worth seeing.