What a mean-spirited movie, subverting every audience expectation of a Disney movie. Sure, the dragon get slain but there's a net loss by the end of it that almost makes that victory irrelevant. Of course I love it.
Early ILM-work and impeccable production designs and settings! The Dark Ages seem so authentic, you can almost smell those dragon-fearing peasants. Vermithrax Pejorative. Love that name. The Alex North score is dirge-like and dissonant. The unconventional hero, Galen, works in the film's overall "anti-cliche" presentation of age-old material. DRAGONSLAYER deserved more than it got! Best of its kind.