While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

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  1. Wolfgang Petersen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Herman Weigel


  3. Michael Ende


Top Billed Cast

  1. Barret Oliver

    Barret Oliver


  2. Gerald McRaney

    Gerald McRaney

    Bastian's Father

  3. Noah Hathaway

    Noah Hathaway


  4. Drum Garrett

    Drum Garrett

    1st Bully

  5. Darryl Cooksey

    Darryl Cooksey

    2nd Bully

  6. Nicholas Gilbert

    Nicholas Gilbert

    3rd Bully

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Original Title The Neverending Story

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget $27,000,000.00

Revenue $20,158,808.00

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Release Information

  • July 20, 1984
    PG, Theatrical



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