First, in the spectacular fantasy "Dragonheart" (1996), Dennis Quaid is a swordsman-for-hire who teams with Draco, Earth's only remaining dragon (voiced by Sean Connery), in an arrangement by which the creature terrorizes villages and Quaid gets paidto "slay" it. When evil king David Thewlis kidnaps a rebel woman, the two join a legion of peasants to stop him and his troops. With Julie Christie, Pete Postlethwaite. Then, "Dragonheart: A New Beginning" (2000) finds a young man named Geoff befriending Drake, a winged, flame-breathing dragon. As Geoff helps Drake discover his powers, the boy's bravery and the dragon's strength are put to the test. Chris Masterson and, Robby Benson, as the voice of Drake, star. 188 min. total. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.