Pete's Dragon
Pete's Dragon 1977
His name is Elliott. He's 20 feet high, 40 feet long. He can become invisible at the drop of a hat, or spew red hot flames. In fact, there's only one way to bring this awesome beast under control... rub his tummy.
Directed By Don Chaffey, Don Bluth
Screenplay By Malcolm Marmorstein
Cast Helen Reddy, Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons
Produced By Jerome Courtland, Ron W. Miller
Film Editing By Gordon D. Brenner
Cinematography By Frank Phillips
Music By Irwin Kostal, Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn

Walt Disney Productions


United States



Release Date

November 3, 1977


129 Minutes

Rating G
Distributed By

Buena Vista Distribution

Budget $10,000,000



  • Sean Marshall as Pete
  • Charlie Callas as Elliott the Dragon (voice)
  • Mickey Rooney as Lampie
  • Helen Reddy as Nora
  • Jim Dale as Dr. Terminus
  • Red Buttons as Hoagy
  • Shelley Winters as Lena Gogan
  • Charles Tyner as Merle Gogan
  • Gary Morgan as Grover Gogan
  • Jeff Conaway as Willie Gogan
  • Cal Bartlett as Paul
  • Jane Kean as Miss Taylor



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