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Based on 29 Critics
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fan reviews ( 6 )
  • The star of this fantasy adventure for young audiences is a charmer from the moment she is hatched (from a huge blue egg that starts to rock like a Mexican jumping bean). Her name is Saphira, she speaks with the voice of Rachel Weisz, and it doesn't matter that she's too young to breathe fire -- at first -- or that she waddles a bit on the ground, because she lives and breathes the joy of flight, which is exactly what was missing from most of Harry Potter's solos on a broom. show more

  • I wish Eragon's cinematography were crisper, the music less Wagnerian, and the acting more consistent. But this movie isn't for me. It's for my 10-year-old, for whom the subtleties of narrative, photography and acting mean nothing. show more

  • There is little complexity in the social, cultural or political shape of this world. So this film, directed by visual effects master Stefen Fangmeier and written by Peter Buchman in a straightforward manner, cannot escape the rote nature of such a fantasy. show more

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  • June 16, 2010 TREVERNSABRINA
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    it was a flighting experience and i saw it with crhis my older brother while he was out of term at ODU.

  • January 10, 2010 dmitrishuf
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    one word- VOMITROCIOUS!!!!!!!

  • October 12, 2008 Adelf252
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    I agree with T MAn!!! And Christopher Paolini stated that he "enjoyed" the movie!!! What a rip off! 2/3 of the book was left out!

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