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YMMV: Dragon Slayer
  • MacGuffin / Soul Jar: The amulet. Its destruction brings about that of Ulrich's.
  • Most Wonderful Sound / Hell Is That Noise: A dragon inhaling...
  • Old Shame: For whatever reason, Peter Mac Nicol does not list the film (his debut, no less) on his CV.
  • Tear Jerker: Despite being a monstrous killing machine, one can't help but feel sorry for Vermithrax when she finds her hatchlings dead. This goes into Nightmare Fuel mode when she goes into a murderous rampage.
  • Vindicated by Cable: Not a box-office hit on its release (mostly due to it being Disney's darkest and edgiest film ever, though being released two weeks after Raiders of the Lost Ark certainly didn't help), the film still became popular with fantasy buffs for its impressive sfx, deconstructive tropes, and effective acting.
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: Vermithrax is the most realistic stop-motion animated creature ever, thanks to Industrial Light and Magic's new "Go Motion", which added subtle blur to the movement, removing the jerkiness most stop-motion animated visual effects had.

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