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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Hiccup (voice)
... Valka (voice)
... Stoick (voice)
... Gobber (voice)
... Astrid (voice)
... Snotlout (voice)
... Fishlegs (voice)
... Tuffnut (voice)
... Ruffnut (voice)
... Drago (voice)
... Eret (voice)
Kieron Elliott ... Hoark the Haggard (voice)
Philip McGrade ... Starkard (voice)
... Ug (voice)
... 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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Rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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13 June 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cómo entrenar a tu dragón 2  »

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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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

According to the movie's official website, Hiccup is meant to be around 6 feet tall. This is something he shares in common with his voice actor, Jay Baruchel, who is known for his tall, slender build. See more »

Goofs

After the fight ended between Toothless and the Bewilderbeast when Hiccup and Toothless are back together, and when some of the owners are being reunited with their dragons, the backdrop keeps changing from a view of the ocean, and then the next shot has Berk houses instead, facing away from the ocean, but the subjects/characters in the shot are still in the same part of their quadrant positioning, and continues this way about one or two more times. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.71 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Where No One Goes
Lyrics by Jon Thor Birgisson
Music by Jon Thor Birgisson and John Powell
Performed by Jon Thor Birgisson (as Jónsi)
Produced by Alex Somers, John Powell and Jon Thor Birgisson (as Jónsi)
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Thematic And Stunning Sequel
21 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

'How to Train Your Dragon' is my all-time favourite animated film, so when I heard a sequel was being made, I knew it was one I had to see. The last animated film I saw in the cinema was 'Toy Story 3' four years ago, so going to see this beautifully executed flick was a treat. This film truly lives up to its expectations and builds upon its predecessor's achievements like any good sequel should, and from this, the outcome is stunning. More mature and thematic than its predecessor, 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' is an emotionally resonant and heartfelt flick that expands upon the story of Hiccup and Toothless and their connection. With swooping and stunning visuals and epic animated set pieces, this is a sequel to remember, a modern masterpiece.


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