Set in a mythical age when viking-dragon relations were particularly tense, 'How to Train Your Dragon' follows the story of Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel), a viking resident of the Island of Berk who's a far cry from his heroic and hirsute dragon slayer of a father, Storick the Vast (played with manly gusto by Gerard Butler). The brainy teenage misfit lacks the thick arms and the apparent thick accent to engage the dragons in a proper fight. When the warrior-in-training happens to befriend a member of the enemy in a fluke of battle, however, Hiccup discovers that these creatures may not all be as terrible as they appear.

Directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois ('Lilo and Stitch'), the latest feature from the folks over at DreamWorks Animation ('Shrek,' 'Kung Fu Panda') boasts a supporting cast that includes Craig Ferguson -- also employing his Scottish brogue to the hilt -- as dragon master Gobber, as well as America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig and Christopher Mintz-Plasse as fellow members of Hiccup's Junior Warriors league.

Despite its ad overkill during the Vancouver Winter Olympics and the mostly conventional storyline, adapted from the book by Cressida Cowell, critics across the board largely hailed 'Dragon' as an eye-popping 3D treat bound to thrill both adults and kids alike.

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