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* ConspicuousCG: Fucking everywhere! The second movie, low budget as it was, even has the last frame almost entirely CGI rendered!


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* DarkIsNotEvil: As much as cute as Elphi and his family are, most other dragons are fairly ugly and monstrous, and yet most are decent. Somewhat subverted with [[BigEater a certain wyvern like dragon]], which at times proves to be a threat but is chaotically neutral (somewhat)
* ElementalPowers: The classical elements are well present in both movies: in the first, you need to use one of them to get into Dragon Hill, while on the second [[spoiler:the magic cube reacts to either one of them (see FridgeLogic below), creating an extremely NightmareRetardant EldritchAbomination]]. Also Septimus uses what appears to be [[LightIsNotGood light beams]] or something like that.

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* DarkIsNotEvil: As much as cute as Elphi and his family are, most other dragons are fairly ugly and monstrous, and yet most are decent. Somewhat subverted with [[BigEater a certain wyvern like dragon]], which at times proves to be a threat but is chaotically neutral (somewhat)
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* ElementalPowers: The classical elements are well present in both movies: in the first, you need to use one of them to get into Dragon Hill, while on the second [[spoiler:the magic cube reacts to either one of them (see FridgeLogic below), creating an extremely NightmareRetardant EldritchAbomination]]. Also Septimus uses what appears to be [[LightIsNotGood light beams]] or something like that.



* MindScrew: Aside from the occasional BigLippedAlligatorMoment, the plot, specially that of the first movie, will make the viewers more confused than anything.

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* MindScrew: Aside from the occasional BigLippedAlligatorMoment, the plot, specially especially that of the first movie, will make the viewers more confused than anything.



* ShoutOut: The animation resembles Universal's last known animated movies (aka [[Creator/DonBluth The Land Before Time]] and WesternAnimation/{{Balto}} sequels); in fact, at least in Portugal it was distributed by Universal Pictures (don't ask why)
** The scenes in the credits also resemble those of Disney/BrotherBear. Even if this movie came first, of course.

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* ShoutOut: The animation resembles Universal's last known animated movies (aka [[Creator/DonBluth The Land Before Time]] ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' and WesternAnimation/{{Balto}} ''WesternAnimation/{{Balto}}'' sequels); in fact, at least in Portugal it was distributed by Universal Pictures (don't ask why)
** The scenes in the credits also resemble those of Disney/BrotherBear. Even if this movie came first, of course.
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''Dragon Hill'' (original name ''La Colina del Dragón'') is a Spanish direct-to-video (at least outside of Spain) movie directed by Ángel Izquierdo, who regards this as his masterpiece.

This animated movie is quite, um, [[MindScrew "confusing"]], as the plot suggests the movie is somehere in the middle of some series, even though it is (at least as far as it is known) the "beginning", so to speak. To summarize the plot, there's an [[LostWorld isolated place]] called [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Dragon Hill]] that is the home for [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons dragons]] (duh!). There is a woman called Maude who tries to make them technologically advanced, and a wizard called Septimus who was imprisoned there and who wants to escape; to do so he somehow makes a boy called Kevin, who wants to be a knight, end up in Dragon Hill too. It gets confusing from here. Kevin apparently stays in Dragon Hill, not missing his former life in the castle at all.

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''Dragon Hill'' (original name ''La Colina del Dragón'') is a 2002 Spanish direct-to-video (at least outside of Spain) movie animated movie, directed by Ángel Izquierdo, who regards this as his masterpiece.

This animated movie is quite, um, [[MindScrew "confusing"]], as the plot suggests the movie is somehere in the middle
Izquierdo and written by Antonio Zurera of some series, even though it is (at least as far as it is known) the "beginning", so to speak. Creator/HannaBarbera fame.

To summarize the plot, there's an [[LostWorld isolated place]] called [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Dragon Hill]] that is the home for [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons dragons]] (duh!).dragons]]. There is a woman called Maude who tries to make them technologically advanced, and a wizard called Septimus who was imprisoned there and who wants to escape; to do so he somehow makes a boy called Kevin, who wants to be a knight, end up in Dragon Hill too. It gets confusing [[MindScrew confusing]] from here. Kevin apparently stays in Dragon Hill, not missing his former life in the castle at all.
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There is a sequel, known as ''El Cubo Mágico''. With repetitive animation (often re-used from the former movie), AesopAmnesia, and an AssPull ending, [[SarcasmMode it is quite well made]]. Another one, ''El corazón del roble'', followed suit in 2012; its also the only one to not have a spanish Wikipedia page as of this writing, which alone should tell you how beloved and well remembered it was.

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There is a sequel, known as are two sequels, ''El Cubo Mágico''. With repetitive animation (often re-used from the former movie), AesopAmnesia, Mágico'' and an AssPull ending, [[SarcasmMode it is quite well made]]. Another one, ''El corazón del roble'', followed suit in 2012; its also the only one to not have a spanish Wikipedia page as of this writing, which alone should tell you how beloved and well remembered it was.roble''.



* {{Sequelitis}}: The two sequels are undeniably horrible movies. The Imdb scores, already unkind to the first, plummet like a comet with each successive installment.


* {{Sequilitis}}: The two sequels are undeniably horrible movies. The Imdb scores, already unkind to the first, plummet like a comet with each successive installment.

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* {{Sequilitis}}: {{Sequelitis}}: The two sequels are undeniably horrible movies. The Imdb scores, already unkind to the first, plummet like a comet with each successive installment.


There is a sequel, known as ''El Cubo Mágico''. With repetitive animation (often re-used from the former movie), AesopAmnesia, and an AssPull ending, [[SarcasmMode it is quite well made]].

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There is a sequel, known as ''El Cubo Mágico''. With repetitive animation (often re-used from the former movie), AesopAmnesia, and an AssPull ending, [[SarcasmMode it is quite well made]]. Another one, ''El corazón del roble'', followed suit in 2012; its also the only one to not have a spanish Wikipedia page as of this writing, which alone should tell you how beloved and well remembered it was.


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* {{Sequilitis}}: The two sequels are undeniably horrible movies. The Imdb scores, already unkind to the first, plummet like a comet with each successive installment.


There is a sequel, known as ''El Cubo Mágico''. With repetitive animation (often re-used from the former movie), AesopAmnesia, and an AssPull ending, [[SarcasmMode it is quite well made.]]

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There is a sequel, known as ''El Cubo Mágico''. With repetitive animation (often re-used from the former movie), AesopAmnesia, and an AssPull ending, [[SarcasmMode it is quite well made.]]made]].



* ConspicuousCGI: Fucking everywhere! The second movie, low budget as it was, even has the last frame almost entirely CGI rendered!

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* ConspicuousCGI: ConspicuousCG: Fucking everywhere! The second movie, low budget as it was, even has the last frame almost entirely CGI rendered!



* ShoutOut: The animation resembles Universal's last known animated movies (aka [[Creator/DonBluth Land Before Time]] and WesternAnimation/{{Balto}} sequels); in fact, at least in Portugal it was distributed by Universal Pictures (don't ask why)

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* ShoutOut: The animation resembles Universal's last known animated movies (aka [[Creator/DonBluth The Land Before Time]] and WesternAnimation/{{Balto}} sequels); in fact, at least in Portugal it was distributed by Universal Pictures (don't ask why)

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''Dragon Hill'' (original name ''La Colina del Dragón'') is a Spanish direct-to-video (at least outside of Spain) movie directed by Ángel Izquierdo, who regards this as his masterpiece.

This animated movie is quite, um, [[MindScrew "confusing"]], as the plot suggests the movie is somehere in the middle of some series, even though it is (at least as far as it is known) the "beginning", so to speak. To summarize the plot, there's an [[LostWorld isolated place]] called [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Dragon Hill]] that is the home for [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons dragons]] (duh!). There is a woman called Maude who tries to make them technologically advanced, and a wizard called Septimus who was imprisoned there and who wants to escape; to do so he somehow makes a boy called Kevin, who wants to be a knight, end up in Dragon Hill too. It gets confusing from here. Kevin apparently stays in Dragon Hill, not missing his former life in the castle at all.

There is a sequel, known as ''El Cubo Mágico''. With repetitive animation (often re-used from the former movie), AesopAmnesia, and an AssPull ending, [[SarcasmMode it is quite well made.]]
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* AesopAmnesia: The whole point of the first movie is that its absolutely not safe to keep Septimus on Dragon Hill. Then why the Hell does the sequel concludes that the best thing is to keep him there!?
* ConspicuousCGI: Fucking everywhere! The second movie, low budget as it was, even has the last frame almost entirely CGI rendered!
* DarkIsNotEvil: As much as cute as Elphi and his family are, most other dragons are fairly ugly and monstrous, and yet most are decent. Somewhat subverted with [[BigEater a certain wyvern like dragon]], which at times proves to be a threat but is chaotically neutral (somewhat)
* ElementalPowers: The classical elements are well present in both movies: in the first, you need to use one of them to get into Dragon Hill, while on the second [[spoiler:the magic cube reacts to either one of them (see FridgeLogic below), creating an extremely NightmareRetardant EldritchAbomination]]. Also Septimus uses what appears to be [[LightIsNotGood light beams]] or something like that.
* ExtremeOmnivore: Tristan, the pig like servant of Septimus.
* GenieInABottle: The second movie has one, who uses simple animation used again and again.
* MindScrew: Aside from the occasional BigLippedAlligatorMoment, the plot, specially that of the first movie, will make the viewers more confused than anything.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Western looking, but thats about it; there's absolutely no consensus in their physical form. The main dragon characters (Elphi and his family) resemble slightly komodo dragons with an arrow like tail tip, ridiculously small wings and a mammalian face akin to that of Goofy (only tooth and dog-nose less).
* SchizoTech
* SealedEvilInACan: Septimus in the first movie, the Magic Cube in the later.
* ShoutOut: The animation resembles Universal's last known animated movies (aka [[Creator/DonBluth Land Before Time]] and WesternAnimation/{{Balto}} sequels); in fact, at least in Portugal it was distributed by Universal Pictures (don't ask why)
** The scenes in the credits also resemble those of Disney/BrotherBear. Even if this movie came first, of course.
* TheStinger: The first movie has a series of funny "bloopers" during the credits; see above.

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