All 5 Dragonheart Movies in Order

The Dragonheart franchise has been one of the best adventure movie series that explores the concept of dragons.

The Dragonheart movies are a mix of sequels and prequels set in medieval times with a splash of fantasy. The fantastical world of these movies is entertaining to watch and keeps the viewer immersed throughout the movie’s runtime. Because the films are thrilling, full of adventures, and offer excellent themes about friendship, loyalty, and doing the right thing, they’re also fantastic for families.

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A Dragonheart film is a sure bet if you’re searching for a good time to watch with friends or family. You’re at the right destination if you need clarification about which order you should watch the movies in. Suppose you are re-watching the series or looking to get into its fantastical world. In that case, this article has all the necessary information.

All Dragonheart movies

All 5 Dragonheart Movies By Their Release Order

  1. Dragonheart

    Streaming On: Can be Rented From – Apple TV, RedBox, VUDU

    Director: Rob Cohen

    Writers: Charles Edward Pogue, Patrick Read Johnson

    Stars: Julie Christie, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer, Pete Postlethwaite, Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis

    Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action

    DragonHeart (1996) on IMDb

    During a rebellion against his oppressive father, Prince Einon’s heart is wounded. To save her son, Einon’s mother, Aislinn, takes him to a dragon, who gives him a part of his heart in exchange for a vow that Einon will govern in justice. Sir Bowen, Einon’s mentor, plans to kill all dragons when Einon breaks this oath because Bowen thinks the dragon’s heart has tainted Einon’s heart.

    Twelve years later, Bowen and Gilbert face out against a dragon without being aware that it is the same dragon that made a deal with Einon. Following a draw in the battle, Bowen and Draco (the dragon) decide to work together to con the local bad people.

    When a slave girl, Kara, is given up to Draco, Einon comes to her rescue but has to fight Bowen. Bowen starts to lose to Einon’s dirty tricks, so Draco shows his half-heart, which frightens Einon, and he flees. When Kara reveals the team up to the villagers attack Gilbert and Bowen after Kara reveals Bowen and Draco’s partnership.

    Draco flies to Avalon after saving the group, where he later admits that he had hoped to gain entry to the Dragon’s Constellation through Einon’s good actions. The group persuades the villagers of Draco’s deed and trains them into an army against Einon. Gilbert stabs Einon, almost giving the villagers victory, but Draco falls from the sky and is captured. Enion fiercely defends a captive Draco after realizing that as long as Draco is alive, he is unbeatable.

    Bowen and Einon fight after the peasants attack Einon’s castle, and after a bloody swordfight, Bowen tosses Einon from a tower. When Einon tries to attack Bowen again, Bowen kills Draco at Draco’s request to end Einon’s rule.

  2. Dragonheart: A New Beginning

    Streaming On: Can be Rented From – Apple TV, RedBox, VUDU

    Director: Dough Lefler

    Writers: Shari Goodhartz, Patrick Read Johnson, Charles Edward Pogue

    Stars: Christopher Masterson, Robby Benson, Harry Van Gorkum, Rona Figueroa, Henry O, Matt Hickey, Anthony O’Donnell, John Woodnutt, Ken Shorter, Tom Burke

    Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Family

    Dragonheart: A New Beginning (1999) on IMDb

    Sir Bowen found an Egg in Draco’s cave a year before dying and entrusted it to a monastery. Aware of the prophecy about a dragon’s heart, which could doom all humanity when a comet passes by in the night sky, the monastery decides to take care of the egg till the comet passes.

    The king elects a new chief advisor, Osric, who poisons him to usurp the throne. Eight days before the fateful day, two Chinese travelers come to the kingdom asking about a dragon, trying to prevent the prophecy from happening. Geoff, a young stable worker in the monastery, tricks the caretaker and enters the dragon’s nest, where he slowly befriends Drake, the dragon.

    The Chinese learn of Drake’s existence four days before the crucial day and pressure Geoff to turn him over. Drake takes its first flight to save Geoff, revealing itself to the kingdom. Osric recruits Geoff as Drake’s caretaker and rider. The Chinese traveler, Lian, is revealed that Lian is the Chinese queen’s son. Lian and Kwan are captured on a fateful day, and Osric sends Geoff and Drake to a battle.

    Osric fakes a fatal injury and asks Drake for half his heart, but Geoff sees through this trick and stops Drake. Osric attacks Lian when she tries to confront him with a knife, fatally injuring Kwan. When cornered, Osric reveals himself to be Griffin, a dragon cursed to live in human form, and Lian realizes the prophecy was about him, not Drake.

    After a fierce fight between Drake and Griffin, Drake manages to freeze Griffin, but a stray shard hits and kills Geoff. Drake gives Geoff half his heart and successfully revives Geoff.

  3. Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse

    Streaming On: Can be Rented From – Apple TV, RedBox, VUDU

    Director: Colin Teague

    Writers: Charles Edward Pogue, Matthew Feitshans, Patrick Read Johnson

    Stars: Julian Morris, Tamzin Merchant, Jassa Ahluwalia, Jonjo O’Neill, Ben Kingsley, Ozama Oancea, Harry Lister Smith, Daniel Everitt-Lock, Serban Celea, Duncan Preston

    Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action

    Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse (2015) on IMDb

    Gareth, a competent squire, successfully qualifies for his knighthood test but is refused entry as he couldn’t collect enough money from peasants. Jobless, Gareth is taken in by a peasant couple. That night, a meteor falls, Gareth goes out to find the meteor when the couple tells him it might contain riches.

    When Gareth finds the meteor, he notices a tribe trying to fend off a dragon and trying to steal its eggs, which came out of the comet. Gareth assists the Dragon but suffers damage in the process. Gareth’s efforts move the Dragon and offer him half of his heart. Rhonu, a renegade leader who opposes the tribe attacking the Dragon known as the Painted Tribe, rescues Gareth.

    Gareth regroups with the Dragon and names him Drago, which can now talk, and Drago requests Gareth to help retrieve the eggs. Gareth infiltrated the Painted Tribes Base but was caught and captured. With the help of Rhonu, Gareth can successfully escape with the eggs. During their journey to the wall for safety, Gareth and Rhonu learn about the curse on the Drago and how they will have full control of him after the Full Moon sets.

    When they arrive at the wall, Gareth and the others are detained, and the Painted Tribes Leader, Brude, is now in charge of the Dragon. With the help of some magic, Gareth and Rhonu escape their cell, and Gareth bravely fights a Knight to stop the sale of the Eggs.

    This act of bravery sets Drago Free. Gareth defeats the Knight, and Rhonu kills Brude but is heavily injured. Gareth tends to her wounds, and one of the unhatched dragons shares his heart with her, which saves her life.

  4. Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire

    Streaming On: Can be Rented From – Apple TV, RedBox, VUDU

    Director: Patrik Syversen

    Writers: Charles Edward Pogue, Matthew Feitshans, Patrick Read Johnson

    Stars: Patrick Stewart, Tom Rhys Harries, Jessamine-Bliss Bell, Tamzin Merchant, André Eriksen, Turlough Convery, Richard Cordery, Martin Hutson, Delroy Brown, Valeriu Bazu, Lewis Mackinnon

    Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Drama

    Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire (2017) on IMDb

    Years after becoming ruler, Rhonu gave birth to Gareth’s son, Walter. Walter runs away as his parents spend most of their time caring for the dragons. Walter marries and has twins with unusual skin scales and names them Edric Mehgan. Twenty years later, King Gareth dies, but Drago finds out he is now bonded to Edric. Drago convinces Edric to become the ruler of his father’s Kingdom, which Edric agrees to.

    Though appreciated by the Kingdom’s people, Drago is resentful of Edric’s way of ruling. When Edric learns that the Vikings have invaded, he rushes and challenges the leader to a duel, only to discover that the leader is Mehgan. When Mehgan demands the throne as she is the firstborn, Edric refuses and leaves.

    Since Mehgan is a firebreather, she drains Drago’s Hearfire and takes over the Kingdom with the help of the Vikings. Mehgan banishes Edric, who tries to find support through his old employer, but ends up being betrayed by them and sold as an enslaved person. Drago saves Edric from drowning, and they reconcile when Drago tells him that he is dying without hellfire. Edric and Drago return to the Kingdom to try to recover the Heartfire.

    When Edric reaches for the Heartifre, he sees one of Mehgan’s soldiers trying to backstab her. Mehgan can dodge the attack, and Thorgrim, Meghan’s right hand, reveals himself as a backstabber. Thorgrim absorbs the Heartfire but can’t control the power, allowing Edric to kill him. Draco refuses the Heartfire and tells Edric to use it on Mehgan, who was mortally wounded. With the Gareth Family reunited, Draco dies and joins the Draco Constellation’s tail.

  5. Dragonheart: Vengeance

    Streaming On: Can be Rented From – Apple TV, RedBox, VUDU

    Director: Ivan Silvestrini

    Writers: Charles Edward Pogue, Matthew Feitshans, Patrick Read Johnson

    Stars: Joseph Millson, Jack Kane, Arturo Muselli, Carolina Carlsson, Tam Williams, Richard Ashton, Ross O’Hennessy, Cameron Jack, Fabienne Piolini-Castle, Helena Bonham Carter

    Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

    Dragonheart Vengeance (2020) on IMDb

    Siveth, the only female dragon from Drago’s eggs, was sent to Wallachia, where she was warmly welcomed. When King Razvan was severely injured, Siveth refused to give him her heart, which led to him banishing Siveth. After witnessing his family’s death at the hands of 4 savage raiders, Lukas sets out on a quest for revenge.

    When Lukas is refused help from King Razvan, he ventures into the countryside to find Siveth. Siveth turns Lukas down as she realizes his motive is vengeance, not justice. Soon after, Lukas finds a horse with a saddle and other aids. Darius, a mercenary, trains Lukas in fighting and accompanies him on the journey.

    While hunting one of the raiders, the duo discovers that Siveth is with them as the horse, and after an argument with her, Darius leaves. During the fight, the raider falls to their death. Siveth subdues another raider, and they keep him captive when he promises to take them to the other two raiders. After Darius disturbs their ambush, Siveth tells Darius that they are bonded. Siveth explains how Darius’s parents were killed due to the king’s corrupt actions and how Siveth had to give Darius her heart to save his life.

    The trio drops the raider off at a police station and searches for others. Darius finds out the king orders the raiders to make the killing and reveals it to the others. Lukas is heavily injured after a fight with the raiders and requires weeks to recover. The king blames Lukas for false crimes during this time and tries to jail him. Siveth then reveals the king’s crime to the world with the confession of the Raiders. The king is put away for good, and the trio leads a happy life.


And those were all the Dragonheart movies in their release and chronological watch order. The Dragonheart films are amazing to watch for a bucket load of reasons. The movies are produced well, and the special effects and CG used are an absolute delight.

The stories in these movies are very well written and give off a grand feel, making the world very fascinating to watch unfold. They are full of twists and turns, which keep the viewer stuck to their screen. The moral throughout the story remains consistent: “do the right thing, no matter the cost”.

So, suppose you are looking for a grand fantasy adventure with some well-thought-out dragon lore woven into the story. In that case, the Dragonheart franchise might be your pick.

Dragonheart Movies According to IMDb Ratings

  • Dragonheart (1996) – 6.4 by 100K Votes
  • Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire (2017) – 5.3 by 2.7K Votes
  • Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020) – 5.3 by 2.2K Votes
  • Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse (2015) –  5.1 by 3.9K Votes
  • Dragonheart: A New Beginning (2000) – 4.5 by 4.9K Votes

Dragonheart Movies According to Box Office Collection

  • Dragonheart (1996) – $115.3 Million
  • Dragonheart: A New Beginning (2000) – NA
  • Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse (2015) – NA
  • Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire (2017) – NA
  • Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020) – NA


What’s the best Dragonheart movie?

Dragonheart (1996). According to IMDb, the first Dragonheart is considered the best movie in the Dragonheart franchise.

Will there be a Dragonheart 6?

What is the age rating of Dragonheart?

The Dragonheart movies are rated PG-13 due to the battle scenes. The movies suit children as the language is not harsh or abusive.

Who is the female dragon in Dragonheart?

Siveth. Siveth is a dragon and one of the main protagonists in Dragonheart: Vengeance. She is the sixth dragon in the series to appear and one of the nine eggs Drago brought to Earth.

Kierra Rowsey
Kierra Rowsey

Kierra Rowsey is a freelance TV, Film and anime critic for over 12 years, living in Arkansas with her husband and three kids. She graduated from NYU College of Arts & Science in 2008.

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