History Film / Dragonheart

17th May '16 11:10:55 PM Dawnwing
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Due to the bond shared by Draco and Einon, in order for Einon to be beaten, Draco himself must die. Oh, and also he's the last dragon still alive in the entire world.]]
** But as for the sweet and/or Heartwarming part: [[spoiler:even though Draco dies, by sacrificing his life in order to stop Einon, he's redeemed himself and earned his place in the Dragons' Heaven, among his brothers again at last]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Due Due to the bond shared by Draco and Einon, in [[spoiler:in order for Einon to be beaten, Draco himself must die. Oh, and also he's the last dragon still alive in the entire world.]]
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But as for the sweet and/or Heartwarming part: [[spoiler:even even though Draco dies, by sacrificing his life in order to stop Einon, he's redeemed himself and earned his place in the Dragons' Heaven, among his brothers again at last]].



* BreathWeapon: There are dragons. Need I say more?
** It's interesting to note, though, that Draco breathes fire from his ''nostrils'', not from his mouth. Most likely, this is to make the stalemate in his battle with Bowen plausible.
*** It would have been easy for Bowen to stab Draco if Draco burned him so where the fire came from didn't affect the stalemate.

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* BreathWeapon: There are dragons. Need I say more?
** It's interesting to note, though,
Fire, naturally, considering that this is a movie about a dragon. Interestingly, Draco breathes fire from his ''nostrils'', not from his mouth. Most likely, mouth; this is to make makes the stalemate in his battle with Bowen plausible.
*** It would have been easy for Bowen to stab Draco if Draco burned him so where the fire came from didn't affect the stalemate.
more plausible.



* CreatorCameo: Director Creator/RobCohen is Draco's singing voice. He also makes an appearance in the second con scene (the one where the water is too shallow): he is the villager that walks out and says "Meat!" first.

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* CreatorCameo: Director Creator/RobCohen Rob Cohen is Draco's singing voice. He also makes an appearance in the second shallow-water con scene (the one where the water is too shallow): scene: he is the villager that walks out and says "Meat!" first.



%%* DisappearsIntoLight: [[spoiler: Draco.]]

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%%* * DisappearsIntoLight: [[spoiler: Draco.At the very end of the movie, [[spoiler:as Draco dies, his body fades into light, which ascends to the stars.]]



* DoNotTauntCthulhu: Kara's father remarks to Einon that the should be grateful, for it was a stroke from his blade that made Einon a king. [[EyeScream That crack ends up costing him dearly.]]

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* DoNotTauntCthulhu: Kara's father remarks to Einon that the he should be grateful, for it was a stroke from his blade that made Einon a king. [[EyeScream That crack ends up costing him dearly.]]



* FateWorseThanDeath: None in particular, but the trope deserves mention because Einon is a big fan of them. In his words, 'Death should be a release, not a punishment.'
** Invoked, with this exchange between Kara and Einon: "In your kingdom, Einon, there are fates worse than death!" "I'll think one up for you." He later decides to make her his bride, which may be the fate he intended.
** I'd say that one's soul dissipating into nothingness (the implied fate awaiting Draco if he cannot redeem himself) counts.

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* FateWorseThanDeath: None in particular, but the trope deserves mention because FateWorseThanDeath:
**
Einon is a big fan of them.this trope. In his words, 'Death should be a release, not a punishment.'
** Invoked, with this exchange between Kara and Einon:
' It gets brought up in a scene as well: "In your kingdom, Einon, there are fates worse than death!" "I'll think one up for you." He later decides to make her his bride, which may be the fate he intended.
** I'd say that one's Draco considers his soul dissipating fading into nothingness (the implied - a fate awaiting Draco that awaits him if he cannot is unable to redeem himself) counts.himself - to be one.
-->'''Draco:''' Yes knight, I do long for death, but... fear it.\\
'''Bowen:''' Why? Aside from your misery, what's to lose?\\
'''Draco:''' My soul.



* GiantFlyer

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* GiantFlyerGiantFlyer: Draco is one, considering that he's a large dragon about as big as a house.



* IWasBeatenByAGirl: [[spoiler:Brok is killed by Kara. His dying lines are even: "A girl?"]]

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* IWasBeatenByAGirl: [[spoiler:Brok is killed by Kara. ]] His dying lines are even: final words are, "A girl?"]]girl?"



* TheMagicGoesAway: [[spoiler:Dragons are gone after Draco's death.]]
* {{Matricide}}: [[spoiler:After the tyrannical King Einon's mother tries to kill the dragon who provides Einon with immortality as long as their hearts are shared, he murders her without remorse to cement how evil he is.]]

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* TheMagicGoesAway: [[spoiler:Dragons are gone after At the end of the film, [[spoiler:with Draco's death.death, dragons are gone.]]
* {{Matricide}}: [[spoiler:After During the final battle, [[spoiler:after the tyrannical King Einon's mother tries to kill the dragon who provides Einon with immortality as long as their hearts are shared, he murders her without remorse to cement how evil he is.]]



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Bowen doesn't want to kill Draco because he's the last of his kind. But ''whose fault is that'', dragonslayer?
** Not to mention he was only killing dragons in the first place to ''kill Draco'', thinking that it was his heart transplant that made Einon evil. Turns out Einon was a massive prick to begin with and parroted the teachings of the Old Code just to satisfy Bowen and be taught how to fight.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: NiceJobBreakingItHero:
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Bowen doesn't want to kill Draco because he's the last of his kind. But ''whose fault is that'', dragonslayer?
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dragonslayer? Not to mention he was only killing dragons in the first place to ''kill Draco'', thinking that it was his heart transplant that made Einon evil. Turns out Einon was a massive prick to begin with and parroted the teachings of the Old Code just to satisfy Bowen and be taught how to fight.



* ObviouslyEvil: So obvious for Einon that it's baffling how everyone saw it but Bowen.

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* ObviouslyEvil: So obvious for with Einon that it's baffling how everyone saw it but Bowen.



* OffingTheOffspring: Well, Queen Aislinn ''tries''... that's the reason she hires the dragonslayers. She realizes that Einon will die if Draco does. Unfortunately for her, [[GenreSavvy Einon figures it out too]].

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* OffingTheOffspring: Well, Queen Aislinn ''tries''... that's the reason she hires the dragonslayers. She realizes that Einon will die if Draco does. Unfortunately for her, [[GenreSavvy [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy Einon figures it out too]].



* RedemptionInTheRain: [[spoiler: Bowen renews his knightly vows in the pouring rain, kneeling before King Arthur himself.]]
* RedheadInGreen: Kara.

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* RedemptionInTheRain: [[spoiler: Bowen renews his knightly vows in the pouring rain, kneeling [[spoiler:kneeling before King Arthur himself.]]
* RedheadInGreen: Kara.Kara often wears green.



* ActionGirl: Lian, definitely.

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* ActionGirl: Lian, definitely.Lian's WaifFu skills enable her to take out several opponents on her own.



* BadassPrincess: Lian.

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* BadassPrincess: Lian.Lian; see ActionGirl above.



* FanDisservice: Seeing a monk - even a supposedly teenage one - run around in nothing but underwear (which happens to look quite a bit like a diaper).

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* FanDisservice: Seeing a monk - even a supposedly teenage one - run around in nothing but underwear (which happens to look quite a bit like a diaper).diaper-like underwear.



* IdiotBall: [[spoiler:Lian and Kwan are knowingly carrying around the heart of an extremely evil dragon. How did it not occur to them until Osric regained his true form that his heart, rather than Drake's, might possibly be the one in the prophecy?]]

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* IdiotBall: [[spoiler:Lian Lian and Kwan are knowingly carrying around the heart of an extremely evil dragon. How did it not occur to them until Osric [[spoiler:Osric regained his true form that his heart, rather than Drake's, might possibly be the one in the prophecy?]]



* LiterallyShatteredLives: [[spoiler: Drake kills Griffin by breathing ice on him instead of fire. Griffin falls to the ground and shatters. Unfortunately, one of the pieces impales Geoff.]]

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* LiterallyShatteredLives: [[spoiler: Drake During the final battle, [[spoiler:Drake kills Griffin by breathing ice on him instead of fire. Griffin falls to the ground and shatters. Unfortunately, one of the pieces impales Geoff.]]



* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: Osric transforms into a dragon at the film's climax.]]

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* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: Osric transforms into a dragon dragon]] at the film's climax.]]



** [[spoiler:Kwan]] [[TakingTheBullet does this at the climax.]]

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** [[spoiler:Kwan]] [[TakingTheBullet does this at toward the climax.end.]]



** [[spoiler:Geoff throwing his sword at Griffin in the climax.]]

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** [[spoiler:Geoff throwing his sword at Griffin Griffin]] in the climax.]]



* WeCanRuleTogether: [[spoiler:Once Osric becomes a dragon again, he calls Drake "brother" and invites him to destroy humanity together.]]

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* WeCanRuleTogether: [[spoiler:Once Osric Once [[spoiler:Osric becomes a dragon again, he calls Drake "brother" "brother"]] and invites him to destroy humanity together.]]



* AndThisIsFor: [[spoiler:When Rhonu kills Brude, she says, "For my mother!"]]

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* AndThisIsFor: [[spoiler:When When Rhonu kills Brude, [[spoiler:kills Brude]], she says, "For my mother!"]]mother!"



* AuthorResearchFailure: In this film, it is said that after a dragon shares their heart with a human, the human has to be killed for the both of them to die. In the first film, it's the other way around.



* BloodFromTheMouth: [[spoiler:Sir Horsa when Gareth kills him.]]

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* BloodFromTheMouth: [[spoiler:Sir Horsa Horsa]] when Gareth kills him.]]
17th May '16 5:59:31 PM LadyNorbert
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* TheMagicGoesAway: [[spoiler:Dragons are gone afer Draco's death.]]

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* TheMagicGoesAway: [[spoiler:Dragons are gone afer after Draco's death.]]



* UnwantedRescue: Queen Aislinn helps Kara escape from the castle rather than be forced to marry Einon. Kara initially doesn't ''want'' this rescue - not because she doesn't want to escape, but because she doesn't want to accept help from the woman who gave birth to the monster. Aislinn wins her compliance by saying, "I won't let you suffer the same fate as me."



* WeCanRuleTogether: Einon offers Kara to be his queen. Because she has no interest in marrying or bedding with her father's murderer, she refuses.

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* WeCanRuleTogether: Einon offers to make Kara to be his queen. Because she has no interest in marrying or bedding with her father's murderer, she refuses.



* AnnoyingArrows: Gareth takes an arrow to the gut and still keeps running and fighting for a good minute before even slowing down. Somewhat subverted since once the fight ends and the Adrenalin rush is gone Gareth would have died had Drago not intervened.

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* AnnoyingArrows: Gareth takes an arrow to the gut and still keeps running and fighting for a good minute before even slowing down. Somewhat subverted since since, once the fight ends and the Adrenalin adrenaline rush is gone gone, Gareth would have died had Drago not intervened.
21st Dec '15 9:32:32 PM Sedaver
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* AuthorResearchFailure: In this film, it is said that after a dragon shares their heart with a human, the human has to be killed for the both of them to die. In the first film, it's the other way around.
6th Nov '15 6:34:35 AM direguy
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* TrainingThePeacefulVillagers: Bowen, Draco, and Kara raise a peasant army.

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* TrainingThePeacefulVillagers: Bowen, Draco, and Kara raise a peasant army. One that is better trained and better organized to face Einon's army.
29th Oct '15 7:52:20 AM hullflyer
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: When Kara thinks she's defending Draco from Bowen, he starts admitting the ruse, while in the background, Draco is silently waving his hand to indicate "No, stop!", (while ''mouthing'' the word "no") and ends by quickly drawing a line across his throat in the universal sign of "Shut UP!".
18th Oct '15 7:50:08 PM MikeW
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* EvilAllAlong: Einon.

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* EvilAllAlong: Einon. Bowen spends years convinced it was the dragon heart that turned him dark but in a duel, Einon point blank tells him he never believed in the Code and Bowen realizes the man was always going to be a tyrant.
26th Sep '15 4:01:08 AM Cheapsunglasses
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** Played straight again when he realizes his connection to Draco and has his chained up rather than killed. He later correctly anticipates that his mother will try to kill Draco when no one else is around, and thus is there to stop her.

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** Played straight again when he realizes his connection to Draco and has his the dragon chained up rather than killed. He later correctly anticipates that his mother will try to kill Draco when no one else is around, and thus is there to stop her.
26th Sep '15 3:53:38 AM Cheapsunglasses
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Einon proves to be this when one of his advisors scoffs at the peasant rebellion. Einon refuses to underestimate them, Bowen, ''or'' Draco.

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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Einon proves to be this when one of his advisors scoffs at the peasant rebellion. Einon refuses to underestimate them, Bowen, ''or'' Draco. Subverted in the battle that follows, as he arrogantly leads his men straight into a trap that gets all of them killed and he is forced to make a humiliating retreat back to his castle.
** Played straight again when he realizes his connection to Draco and has his chained up rather than killed. He later correctly anticipates that his mother will try to kill Draco when no one else is around, and thus is there to stop her.
2nd Sep '15 7:31:00 AM Morgenthaler
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22nd Aug '15 11:35:03 PM Dawnwing
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* HealItWithFire: After Draco performs the dragonheart ritual, he gives the wound a quick shot of flame to cauterize it.
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