In 2000, Dungeons & Dragons rolled its way into cinemas. The action-adventure movie, based on the popular role-playing game of the same name, was a sword and sorcery affair starring Justin Whalin and Marlon Wayans.

Despite a significant amount of interest in the movie, Dungeons & Dragons was not a hit. Critics and fans disliked it and the film bombed at the box office.

But Dungeons & Dragons was not the end of the road. Interest in the role-playing game helped to secure a series of film follow-ups, creating a D&D movie franchise in the process.

But how many Dungeons & Dragons movies are there? For all the details and more, keep reading.

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The Dungeons & Dragons movies in order

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To date, there are six Dungeons & Dragons movies. The films include:

  • Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
  • Scourge of Worlds: A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure (2003)
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005)
  • Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight (2008)
  • Dungeons & Dragons 3: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
  • Dungeons & Dragons (2023)
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Are all of the Dungeons & Dragons movies part of the same series?

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The Dungeons & Dragons movies are split into different continuities. The movies breakdown as follows:

  • Dungeons & Dragons (2000), Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005) and Dungeons & Dragons 3: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012) are live-action features, which are all part of the same series.
  • Scourge of Worlds: A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure (2003) is an interactive ‘choose-your-own adventure’ animated movie, released on DVD.
  • Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight (2008) is an animated movie, based on the Dragonlance campaign.
  • Dungeons & Dragons (2023) is a reboot of the live-action D&D movies.
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Who are the directors of the Dungeons & Dragons movies?

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Courtney Solomon directed Dungeons & Dragons 2000, while Gerry Lively directed both Wrath of the Dragon God and The Book of Vile Darkness.

Will Meugniot directed Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dan Krech directed Scourge of Worlds, and John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein directed Dungeons & Dragons 2023.

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Who are the cast of the Dungeons & Dragons movies?

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Notable actors in the Dungeons & Dragons movie series include Justin Whalin, Marlon Wayans, Thora Birch, Jeremy Irons, Bruce Payne, Charlotte Hunter, Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith, Hugh Grant, Kiefer Sutherland, Lucy Lawless, Michael Rosenbaum, Michelle Trachtenberg, Jason Marsden, Rino Romano, and Phil LaMarr.

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