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PG| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is a Norse teenager from the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. His progressive views and weird sense of humor make him a misfit, despite the fact that his father (Gerard Butler) is chief of the clan. Tossed into dragon-fighting school, he endeavors to prove himself as a true Viking, but when he befriends an injured dragon he names Toothless, he has the chance to plot a new course for his people's future.

Cast: Jay Baruchel , Gerard Butler , America Ferrera , Jonah Hill , Christopher Mintz-Plasse , Craig Ferguson , Kristen Wiig , T.J. Miller

Directors: Chris Sanders , Dean DeBlois

Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks SKG

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

Release Date: March 26th, 2010|1 hr. 38 min.

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fan reviews ( 38 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Works enough miracles of 3-D animation to charm your socks off. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The multiply authored screenplay is based very loosely on Cressida Cowell's popular children's books, but it owes just as much to "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and the John Lennon songbook. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Who would have thought a fire-breathing monster could be one of the most adorable on-screen critters since Babe? show more

  • April 30, 2011 hb00000000090280
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    This move was hands up.! Got to see with your kids.

  • April 07, 2011 Angelina
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    This is one of my all time favorites, went with Grandma and the kids, we all enjoyed it tremendously. We had to entice Grandma to come because she thought she wouldn\'t enjoy this, but we all did!

  • March 09, 2011 Evilone89Gage33
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    Hands down one of the greatest animated movies since Toy Story. Wonderful story and great for the whole family. I recommend this movie to everyone--.unless you are just completely retarded and in denial about animated movies. Two thumbs way up!!

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