How to Train Your Dragon Movie TrailerMPAA Rating: PG, for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild language
Runtime: 98 minutes
Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kristen Wiig, T.J. Miller
Studio: DreamWorks Animation
Director: Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
Release Date: March 26, 2010 (conventional 3D theaters and IMAX 3D)
How to Train Your Dragon - Official Synopsis
From the studio that brought you Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda comes How to Train Your Dragon. Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, and based on the book by Cressida Cowell, the action comedy tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn’t exactly fit in with his tribe’s longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. Hiccup’s world is turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
How to Train Your Dragon - Fun Facts
The movie How to Train Your Dragon is based on the children's novel by Cressida Cowell. Recommended for kids around ages 9-12, the book is 224 pages long and follows "Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III." This comedic adventure which has delighted kids will now get to enjoy the fame of the big screen, which of course, provides an opportunity to get kids reading. Encourage kids to read the book before or after seeing the movie and compare the two works.