By Benjamin Cost
What better way to celebrate the Year of the Dragon than to countdown the top ten greatest movie dragons! Yeah, we couldn’t think of anything either. Our criteria for which dragons make the list is pretty loose – basically encompassing dragons that either boast the most ass-kicking powers, have the best design, or leave the longest-lasting impressions. This list is by no means official, so we apologize if we leave out some of your favorite on-film fire-breathers.
And before you go on harping about how barely any Chinese-style dragons were on the list, as opposed to European Welsh-flag style dragons, keep in mind that CGI is expensive. The Chinese film industry will have to get on the dragon wagon with some decent candidates for our list, before we reorder the next movie dragons list in 2024. Clock’s ticking!