Age of the Dragons
Age of the Dragons (2011)

Saints and Soldiers director Ryan Little offers this inventive take on Herman Mellville's Moby Dick, substituting that tale's elusive white shark for a mythical dragon pursued by a determined Captain Ahab (Danny Glover) and his… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 4, 2011
DVD Release Date: July 24, 2012
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Charles Gant

Herman Melville's Moby-Dick gets a landlocked remix courtesy of ill-conceived action-adventure Age of the Dragons.

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Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

Like a harpoon in the side of Herman Melville's great novel, this low budget fantasy yarn is more drag than dragon.

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Matt Glasby
Total Film

Sadly, any car-crash appeal is undercut by the cardinal B-movie sin: dullness.

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R. L. Shaffer

Watch the opening sequence, skip everything that else that follows.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

There is some truth in advertising - Age Of The Dragons does drag on for an age.

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Michael Leader
Little White Lies

Entirely forgettable and somewhat unhealthy, lingering on the palate like an impulsive, Friday-night kebab.

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Philip French

Might have worked in the hands of Roger Corman and John Sayles.

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Matthew Turner

Dreadful Moby Dick adaptation that squanders its perfectly decent set-up and is further let down by a terrible script, atrocious acting, poor action sequences and some extremely dodgy special effects.

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Shaun Munro
What Culture

When the dystopian future envisioned in Blade Runner finally comes to fruition, Age of the Dragons will be used to distinguish humans from replicants, because if you're not in teary despair by the film's end, you probably aren't human.

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Flixster Audience Score: 7% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Reworking of classic novel 'Moby Dick' but this time using dragons as the game or hunt as it were. To be honest this is a really neat little idea, the… More
Manu Gino
This is one very boring dragon movie. Even the end disappoints because of the lack of imagination by the director. Age of the Dragons should have had more… More
Kevin M. Williams
So they take Ahab's obsession for the white whale and sci-fi spin it to a hunt for a great white dragon. Freudian ruminations aside, and altho this is a… More
Gimly M.
I?ve got a lot of respect for anyone willing to take risks in the film industry, in particular some completely off the wall retellings (see Zombie Strippers) so… More
Mike S
Straight-to-DVD and with good reason. A watchable, but horribly conceived fantasy feature. The only reason I saw this is because I'm such a sucker for… More