Dungeons & Dragons (film series)

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Dungeons & Dragons
Based onDungeons & Dragons
by Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
2000–present
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy film series based on the role-playing game of the same name by Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro.

Films[edit]

Original trilogy[edit]

Reboot film[edit]

On 2015, Warner Bros. Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Sweetpea Entertainment, Vertigo Entertainment, Hasbro Studios and Allspark Pictures announced a new Dungeons & Dragons film scheduled for release on July 23, 2021.[1][2] The film will reportedly star Ansel Elgort,[3] and be directed by Chris McKay.[4]

Crew[edit]

Crew/Detail Dungeons & Dragons
(2000)
Dungeons & Dragons:
Wrath of the Dragon God

(2005)
Dungeons & Dragons:
The Book of Vile Darkness

(2012)
Untitled reboot film
(2021)
Director Courtney Solomon Gerry Lively Chris McKay
Producer(s) Thomas M. Hammel
Kia Jam
Steve Richards
Courtney Solomon
Courtney Solomon Anthony Howell
Eleanor Gecks
Dominic Mafham
N/A
Writer(s) Carroll Cartwright &
Topper Lilien
Robert Kimmel
Brian Rudnick
Brian Rudnick Michael Gilio and
David Leslie Johnson
Editor(s) Caroline Ross Rodney Holland Rebecca Weigold N/A
Cinematography Douglas Milsome Igor Meglic Emil Topuzov N/A
Composer Justin Caine Burnett David Julyan The Newton Brothers N/A
Production companies Behavior Worldwide
Silver Pictures
Sweetpea Entertainment
Sci Fi Pictures After Dark Films
Zinc Entertainment
New Line Cinema
RatPac-Dune Entertainment
Sweetpea Entertainment
Vertigo Entertainment
Hasbro Studios
Allspark Pictures
Distributor New Line Cinema Warner Home Video IM Global Paramount Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures
Running time 107 minutes 105 minutes 86 minutes N/A
Release date December 8, 2000 October 8, 2005 August 9, 2012 July 23, 2021

Accolades[edit]

Film Award Category Subject Result
Dungeons & Dragons (2000) Stinkers Bad Movie Awards[5] Worst Picture Courtney Solomon Nominated
Thomas M. Hammel Nominated
Kia Jam Nominated
Steve Richards Nominated
Worst Sense of Direction Courtney Solomon Nominated
Worst Supporting Actor Jeremy Irons Nominated
Worst Supporting Actress Thora Birch Nominated
Worst On-Screen Group The entire cast Nominated
Most Intrusive Musical Score Justin Caine Burnett Nominated
Least "Special" Special Effects Nominated
Most Unfunny Comic Relief Marlon Wayans as Snails Nominated
Young Artist Awards Best Supporting Young Actress Thora Birch Nominated
Saturn Awards Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award Nominated
Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012) N/A N/A N/A N/A

Role-playing game[edit]

Wizards of the Coast released a Fast-Play Game based on the film The Sewers of Sumdall. It is a DVD-ROM feature on the DVD as a printable PDF file.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khatchatourian, Maane (August 3, 2015). "'Dungeons & Dragons' Movie in Works at Warner Bros. as Lawsuit Ends". Variety. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  2. ^ Foutch, Haleigh (December 18, 2017). "Paramount Sets Release Dates for 'G.I. Joe', 'Dungeons and Dragons', and More". Collider. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (July 27, 2016). "Ansel Elgort in Talks to Star in 'Dungeons & Dragons' Movie". Variety. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (February 20, 2018). "Nightwing Director Eyed for Dungeons & Dragons at Paramount and AllSpark Pictures (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  5. ^ "2000 23rd Hastings Bad Cinema Society Stinkers Awards". Stinkers Bad Movie Awards. Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 2006-10-17. Retrieved July 9, 2013.
  6. ^ "Dungeons & Dragons: the Movie - DVD Coupon Offer". Wizards.com. 2001-12-31. Retrieved 2013-10-18.
  7. ^ "Dungeons & Dragons (New Line Platinum Series): Justin Whalin, Jeremy Irons, Zoe McLellan, Bruce Payne, Marlon Wayans, Robert Miano, Tomas Havrlik, Thora Birch, Edward Jewesbury, Lee Arenberg, Kristen Wilson, Martin Astles, Courtney Solomon, Allan Zeman, Allen Crawford, Ann Flagella, Bob Dahlin, Carroll Cartwright, E. Gary Gygax, Topper Lilien: Movies & TV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2013-10-18.

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