Director Rob Cohen started this wonderful fantasy drama in 1996 and it immediately gained popularity. With Dennis Quaid and Sean Connery in leading roles, it was an instant hit among the young and the older who would never get tired of these magical stories about dragons. Let’s take a look at how to watch Dragonheart movies in order.
How Many Dragonheart Movies Are There?
There are five Dragonheart movies, filmed in the span of 24 years, between 1996 and 2020. The first Dragonheart movie was released in 1996 and it still remains the most beloved and acclaimed by critics. There has been a bit pause of 15 years between the second and the third movie and the last, the fifth was filmed in 2020.
Dragonheart Movies in Order (at a glance)
- Dragonheart (1996)
- Dragonheart: A New Beginning (2000)
- Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse (2015)
- Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire (2017)
- Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020)
Are Dragonheart Movies Connected?
Dragonheart movies are not tightly connected but some parts of the story and some characters are important for the development of each new sequel. But suppose you want to watch the movies in timeline order. In that case, this is the chronological order of their story: Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Order, Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire, Dragonheart: Vengeance, Dragonheart, Dragonheart: A New Beginning.
Do You Need to Watch Dragonheart Movies in a Specific Order?
No, you don’t need to watch them in a specific order but if you want to follow the timeline, you should watch it in chronological order, from The Sorcerer’s Order, through Battle for the Heartfire, Vengeance, and Dragonheart, to A New Beginning.
What Is the Best way to Watch Dragonheart Movies?
The best way to watch Dragonheart movies is in chronological order, following the timeline, as mentioned in the two previous passages. But this is not mandatory since the stories are not too tightly connected.
All Dragonheart Movies in Production Order
1. Dragonheart (1996)
King Einon is a young and sickly man who ended up wounded in a battle and in order to survive, he had to be healed by Draco, a dragon. A few years later, Bowen, a dragonslayer encounters Draco and teams up with him in an act known only to them. Bowen supposedly kills Draco who attacks him and becomes an instant hero who saved the villages from the dangerous dragon, getting all kinds of awards for it. But soon the dup realizes that they have a new task, to save the kingdom from the now evil king Einon, who is a part of Draco, just as Draco is a part of him.
2. Dragonheart: A New Beginning (2000)
This is the story of the relationship between Geoff, a poor and orphaned stable boy, and Drake, the world’s last living dragon. When Geoff meets Drake, he realizes that his long-awaited dream of becoming a knight in shining armor is finally possible. Enjoying life together and all the adventures it takes them on, Drake and Geoff forget to notice all the dangers surrounding them.
3. Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse (2015)
Gareth is an aspiring knight who embarks on an adventure of finding a fallen comet rumored to contain gold. Instead of a comet, he finds a set of dragon eggs guarded by a dragon named Drago. After Drago saves his life, they form a strong bond and must work together to en evil sorcerer and his reign of terror.
4. Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire (2017)
After the death of King Gareth, his twin grandchildren with the dragon’s unique strengths begin to use their powers to work against each other. But when Drago’s source of power, known as the “Heartfire” is stolen, the kingdom is not the only thing in danger. The twins will have to work together and end their rivalry or their kingdom might fall very soon.
5. Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020)
This is the story of a young farmer named Lukas who decides to take revenge on his parents who were killed by savage raiders. He forms a bond with a dragon and a sword-fighting mercenary, Darius. The ice-breaking dragon is fascinated by this young man’s will and is willing to use all her magnificent powers on their journey to help him.
Where to Watch Dragonheart Movies?
At the moment, you can watch Dragonheart and Dragonheart: Vengeance on Netflix and Dragonheart on Amazon Prime Video.
Will There Be More Dragonheart Movies?
There have been some rumors that Dragonheart 6 is in post-production and to be released directly tho the video. It is a prequel to the 1996 Dragonheart movie.