Dragonfly Movie: What Do We Know So Far About This Thriller Movie?


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Dragonfly movie is a supernatural thriller film from 2002 and it was directed by Tom Shadyac from a screenplay by Brandon Comp, Mike Thompson and David Seltzer. This is based on the story by Camp and Thompson. In this article we are going to discuss everything that we know so far about Dragonfly movie. So keep scrolling down and reed out this entire article.

Dragonfly Movie

Dragonfly movie was produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Shadyac and Mark Johnson. The movie is starred with Kevin Costner in the lead role. Dragonfly movie is about a grieving doctor being contacted by his late wife via his patients’ near death experiences.

Dragonfly movie was a box office failure and it was panned by critics. The film has grossed around $52.3 million against its production cost of $60 million budget.

What is the Release Date of Dragonfly Movie?

Dragonfly movie was released on 22nd of February 2002 in the United States and Germany. The running time of movie was about 104 minutes and it was released in English language. The Dragonfly movie was produced on the budget of $60 million and it has grossed $52million at the box office. So it was a failure.

In 2003, an Indian re-make was made for this movie by the names as Saaya.

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What is the Cast of Dragonfly Movie?

Check out the cast of the Dragonfly movie along with their characters below –

  • Kevin Costneras Dr. Joe Darrow
  • Susanna Thompsonas Dr. Emily Darrow
  • Joe Mortonas Hugh Campbell
  • Ron Rifkinas Charlie Dickinson
  • Kathy Bates as Miriam Belmont
  • Linda Hunt as Sister Madeline
  • Jacob Vargas as Victor
  • Robert Bailey, Jr. as Jeffrey Reardon
  • Jay Thomas as Hal
  • Matt Craven as Eric
  • Lisa Banes as Flora
  • Casey Biggs as Neil Darrow
  • Leslie Hope as Charisse Darrow
  • Peter Hansen as Phillip Darrow

What is the Plot of the Dragonfly Movie?

In Chicago hospital, Joe and Emily Darrow are doctors. Seven months pregnant Emily travels to Venezuela for helping natives in the Amazon area. She dies due to bus hits her by a landslide and plunges into river below. Her body never found by the local authorities.

Joe returns back to work by without taking any time further. Then one night he awakened by his wife’s dragonfly paper weight which falls and rolls across the room. Emily always had a passion for dragonflies and even had a birthmark on her shoulder which is similar to dragon fly.

Dragonfly Movie

In the hospital, Joe starts visiting Emily’s patients at the paediatric oncology unit. One of his wife’s patients is brought in unconscious. Joe heard the child calling his name and follows the staff who is trying to revive him without success. When Joe reaches the child, suddenly the heart starts beating again.

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Trailer –

Check out the trailer of Dragonfly movie in given video below. By watching this video you will get a clear idea regarding this movie. Therefor it will become easy for you to decide whether to watch this movie or not.

What Are the Reviews for Dragonfly Movie?

A review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes have given this movie 7% of ratings which is based on 125 critics review and the average rating is about 3.6 out of 10. The website states for the movie as –

“Sappy, dull and muddled, Dragonfly is too melancholic and cliched to generate much suspense.”

On Metacritic it received the score of 25 out of 100, indicating “Generally unfavorable reviews”.

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