How to train a dragon

Ashley Jensen as Phlema, a female viking who works as a botanist at the School of Dragons. He finds the dragon in the forest, tangled in his net, but cannot bring himself to kill it, and instead sets it free.

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Hiccup befriends the dragon, giving it the name 'Toothless'. The trade-off is that the charm of the original gets a little lost, a casualty of rapid-franchise expansion. Hiccup learns about dragon behavior as he works with Toothless, and is able to nonviolently subdue all the captive dragons during training, earning him the admiration of his peers, but causing Astrid, a tough Viking girl on whom Hiccup has a crush, to become increasingly suspicious of his behavior. Hiccup almost drowns while doing so, but Stoick saves them both, reconciling with his son. Stoick assembles a fleet to find the dragons' nest, and enters Hiccup in a dragon-fighting class with Astrid, Fishlegs, Snotlout, Ruffnut, Tuffnut, and taught by Gobber, to train while he is away. The website's critical consensus states: "Exciting, emotionally resonant, and beautifully animated, How to Train Your Dragon 2 builds on its predecessor's successes just the way a sequel should. In The Hidden World, Hiccup Jay Baruchel succeeds in finding the birthplace of dragons and hidden utopia for the mythical creatures. Hiccup, Astrid, and their fellow pupils fly in, riding Berk's captive training dragons, providing cover fire, and distracting the Red Death while Hiccup frees Toothless. For the sequel, he intended to revisit the films of his youth, with The Empire Strikes Back and My Neighbor Totoro [16] having the pivotal inspirations for the film. Louis Post-Dispatch gave the film three out of four stars, saying "For audiences who want a sweet story, they can't beat the first film of a boy finding his best friend. In a response to the overcrowding, Hiccup desires to find the "Hidden World", a safe haven for dragons spoken of by his late father Stoick. Meanwhile, Stoick's fleet arrives home unsuccessful, though Stoick is cheered by Hiccup's unexpected success in dragon training. Thanks to the superb 3-D direction by DeBlois, we swoop through the air, whoosh down dragons' tails, and juuust baaaarely [sic] squeeze into small crevices, but still, those experiences are only like being on a really great rollercoaster—they don't mean anything. Seeing Toothless's inability to fly solo hindering his growing relationship with the Light Fury, Hiccup rebuilds an automatic tail for him.

Gliding on wingsuits, they catch Grimmel's army off-guard, igniting a battle. Back on the island, both Toothless and Hiccup fully realize that dragons will never be safe in the human world.

How to train a dragon

Grimmel visits Hiccup that night demanding he hand over Toothless, but Hiccup has prepared an ambush for him; Grimmel escapes, burning down Hiccup's house and most of Berk in the process. But for those seeking a complete story experience, The Hidden World delivers.

James Sie as Chaghatai Khan, a less aggressive and stubborn warlord who works with Grimmel.

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There are spin-off shows and tie-in books to make money off of. Hiccup and Astrid, searching for Toothless, find the Hidden World and see Toothless and the Light Fury leading the dragons there as a happily mated couple. But standing in their way is Grimmel the Grisly F.

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Feeling guilty for crippling Toothless, Hiccup designs a harness rig and a prosthetic fin that allow the dragon to fly with Hiccup controlling the prosthetic. Hiccup awakens back on Berk, finding that Gobber has fashioned him a prosthesis, and he is now admired by his village, especially Astrid, who kisses him. Meanwhile, a white female Fury dragon, held captive by warlords, is given to infamous dragon hunter Grimmel the Grisly as bait for him to capture Toothless for the warlords' use as an alpha. Hiccup accidentally reveals to Stoick that Toothless knows the location of the dragons' nest; Stoick disowns his son, and sets off for the nest with Toothless chained to the lead ship as a guide. It truly is a high-flying, depth-charging wonder to behold. Scott of At The Movies felt the characters and the story were not strong points, but loved the cinematography and said, "that swooping and soaring, they are worth the price of a ticket, so go see it. The fact that it's also so much fun, no matter what your age, almost feels like a bonus. Early in the sequel's development, about a dozen of them traveled there for a week-long research trip, where they toured Oslo , Bergen , and the fjords. It should also do very healthy business for hit-starved DreamWorks Animation. Coming off her success in Over the Hedge , producer Bonnie Arnold shortly became interested in the newly acquired property. James Sie as Chaghatai Khan, a less aggressive and stubborn warlord who works with Grimmel. In the film, Toothless is a Night Fury, the rarest of all dragons, and is large enough to serve as a flying mount for both Hiccup and Astrid. Hiccup, realizing he cannot rescue Toothless alone, frees the Light Fury and implores her to save Toothless.
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