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.
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
As of 2019 this film along with Shrek 2 (2004), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), and Puss in Boots (2011) are the only follow-up films of DreamWorks Animation's outside the Madagascar franchise where none of the characters from the previous installments are being recast, in the studio's other sequels/spinoffs/prequels outside the Madagascar franchise at least a few characters are given new voice actors due to the previous voice actor having passed away, their voice no longer able to perform because of how they've aged, or unknown reasons (latter reasons applied for John DiMaggio, Sacha Baron Cohen, experienced voice actor Fred Tatasciore, and TJ Miller in Penguins of Madagascar (2014), Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016), and How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)). See more »
Astrid asks hiccup if the bewilderbeast will take control of the baby dragons that they're flying on , to which he replies , " they're babies , they don't listen to anyone " , he says something pretty similar to this in king of dragons part 2 of dragons race to the edge when atali and the wing maidens show up with the baby razorwhips on their backs . See more »
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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The end credits are displayed on pictures of concept art for the movie. See more »
I picked up my future wife for a simple dinner and a movie date. We hadn't picked out a movie yet as we had decided to choose at the theater. Upon arriving, we saw that How To Train Your Dragon 2 was selling it's 8:00-10:00 Thursday night showings. I'd completely forgotten it was coming out Friday, so both of us, ecstatic, decided on that movie.
I went in expecting a great film.
I came out blown away.
I can honestly say I've never seen a sequel better than it's predecessor, but How To Train Your Dragon 2 does nothing but improve and top the first one.
The music was the best I've heard in a very long time. The story introduced so many things that was simply another piece of master storytelling. The relationships in the movie, especially Toothless' and Hiccup's, were written to their absolute strongest.
After all the films I've seen, all the shows I've watched, all the books I've read, I have never come across a friendship stronger than Hiccup's and Toothless'. The way they write that relationship is just . . . it's never been done before.
The story itself is actually pretty simple and actually a really short story, but it's a story you could tell the writer fell in love with. And he brought this story to the best it can absolutely be. The villain was chilling, the characters' outcomes were emotional, and the climax will completely shake your soul.
I have no complaints. No complaints at all. There is nothing I would change about that film. Not a single thing.
I just really hope they saved the best for last, because I don't know how they're going to top it.
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