George and the Dragon
George and the Dragon, (alternative title: Dragon Sword) is a 2004 Syfy historical fantasy film based in a medieval England, and loosely based on the legend of Saint George and the Dragon. The film stars James Purefoy, Piper Perabo, Patrick Swayze and Michael Clarke Duncan with supporting roles by Bill Treacher, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Paul Freeman, Joan Plowright, and Simon Callow.
George (James Purefoy), a knight returned from the Crusades, wishes to retire from soldiering, find a wife, and settle on "an acre of land with two head of cattle." To conclude the transaction, he agrees to help the land's owner, King Edgaar (Simon Callow), whose daughter Princess Lunna (Piper Perabo) has disappeared. Also in search of the princess are Garth (Patrick Swayze), betrothed of the unwilling princess and the black knight-like mercenary El Cabillo, a title which passes through different men (the first of which is played by an uncredited Val Kilmer).
|author||Michael Burks Tom Reeve|
|editor||Jonathan P. Shaw Misch Bervard|
|genre||comedy fantasy historical|
|keywords||baby betroth black knight crusade fight fly force forced marriage keep kidnap kill mercenary moor old friend reward the king|
|producer||Frank Huebner Jeremy Saunders Michael Burks Steven Saxton|
|publisher||American World Pictures|