#17 - “Pete’s Dragon” (2016)
Smart Rating: 85.95
Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley
Original: “Pete’s Dragon” (1977)Smart Rating: 61.23Starring: Helen Reddy, Sean Marshall, Mickey RooneyMr. Meacham (Robert Redford), a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) believes these are just tall tales, until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie (Oona Laurence), Grace sets out to investigate if this fantastic claim can be true.