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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

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When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

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Dean DeBlois

Writers:

Dean DeBlois, Cressida Cowell (based upon the "How to Train Your Dragon" book series by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jay Baruchel ... Hiccup (voice)
Cate Blanchett ... Valka (voice)
Gerard Butler ... Stoick (voice)
Craig Ferguson ... Gobber (voice)
America Ferrera ... Astrid (voice)
Jonah Hill ... Snotlout (voice)
Christopher Mintz-Plasse ... Fishlegs (voice)
T.J. Miller ... Tuffnut (voice)
Kristen Wiig ... Ruffnut (voice)
Djimon Hounsou ... Drago (voice)
Kit Harington ... Eret (voice)
Kieron Elliott Kieron Elliott ... Hoark the Haggard (voice)
Philip McGrade Philip McGrade ... Starkard (voice)
Andrew Ableson ... Ug (voice)
Gideon Emery ... Teeny (voice)
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Storyline

It's been five years since Hiccup and Toothless successfully united dragons and vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Now, Hiccup and Toothless must unite to stand up for what they believe while recognizing that only together do they have the power to change the future of both men and dragons. Written by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

How to Train Your Dragon 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$145,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$49,451,322, 15 June 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$177,002,924

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$621,537,519
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Unlike the first movie (which takes place over the course of several weeks), the time-line for this movie is only about a few days. See more »

Goofs

During the first two times when Hiccup flies with his flight suit, something appears in front of him, requiring Toothless to save him. However, Hiccup could have just turned around or gone straight down until Toothless could reach him, rather than panic helplessly while flying towards the impending object. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hiccup: [narrating] This is Berk, the best kept secret this side of, well, anywhere. Granted, it may not look like much, but this wet heap of rock packs more than a few surprises. Life here is amazing, just not for the faint of heart. You see, where most folks enjoy hobbies like whittling or needlepoint, we Berkians prefer a little something we like to call... DRAGON RACING!
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Crazy Credits

2 versions of the Dreamworks Animation logo are used at the beginning. The first one is a 20th anniversary logo and the second one is a version similar to the one in the first film. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also released in a 3D version. See more »

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Soundtracks

For the Dancing and the Dreaming
Lyrics by Shane MacGowan
Music by Jon Thor Birgisson and John Powell
Performed by Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson and Mary Jane Wells
Produced by John Powell
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Ignore those stupid trolls, This is the best movie if your a fresh grad !!
27 May 2014 | by ram-scemSee all my reviews

I have a chance to see this in a early screening today. I can guarantee you, the wait is worth-it. For me it is as good as the first one (and if you prefer epic action, this one is definitely better), but my favorite is still the first one because it completely took me by surprise.

Animation? Superior !! but the proper credit to say is cinematography. 3D effects is easy to achieve today because of advancements in technology. But it takes great cinematography to capture your imagination. If you are tired of "lazy" 3D, then watch this one.

Story? The Best! I won't tell anything about the plot. But I will say that the story connected to me so well. It is about "Coming out of Age"

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WE ENCOUNTER A TIME IN OUR LIFE WHEN WE ASK, "WHAT DO I WANT TO DO?" "WHERE DO I WANT TO BE?" .. we usually ask those questions during graduations.

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This movie will definitely help you find the "inner you". I wish this movie is shown during the time I graduated. My transition from college to real world would have been a thousand times easier.

DON'T LISTEN TO STUPID TROLLS, or YOU'LL MISS A WONDERFUL MOVIE EXPERIENCE.


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