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How To Train Your Dragon

Overall A-

Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) is already a bit of a disappointment in his Viking community, but the teen is in danger of being cast out when he turns from the tribe's tradition of dragon slaying, and instead tries to tame one of the mythical creatures.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B+
Substance Use B+

Why is How To Train Your Dragon rated PG? The MPAA rated How To Train Your Dragon PG PG for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild language.

Run Time: 98 minutes

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Why is How To Train Your Dragon rated PG? How To Train Your Dragon is rated PG by the MPAA PG for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild language.

Characters are forced to defend their homes against a host of fire-breathing dragons that start buildings on fire and carry off animals. During the battle, characters are hit, tripped or injured. One man is hit in the head with a weapon. One character threatens to kill a dragon with a knife. A dragon is hit in the eye, another has his tail catch on fire and one crashes into the ground causing a large explosion. Characters are chased by dragons on several occasions. Dragons fight one another. Teens squabble among themselves. A girl punches a boy on the arm. Two characters lose limbs and have them replaced with prosthesis. A comment is made about a female Viking’s breast armor. A girl kisses a boy on the cheek.

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How To Train Your Dragon
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence, May Frighten Young Children.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon/Animation Action.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

How To Train Your Dragon is directed by Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders and stars Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kristen Wiig, TJ Miller..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of How To Train Your Dragon movie is October 15, 2010. Here are some details…

How to Train Your Dragon releases to home video on October 15, 2010 in three versions:

How to Train Your Dragon (Single DVD Disc Edition) offers:

- Featurette: Behind the Scenes with the Cast and Filmmakers.

How to Train Your Dragon (Double DVD Pack) includes:

- Three Deleted Scenes

- Author Cressida Cowell Shares Her Inspiration

- Learn to Draw Toothless

- The Viking Personality Test

- Viking Winter Games

- Build Your Own 3D Dragons

How to Train Your Dragon (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Dragon Double Pack) comes with all the extras found in the Double DVD pack plus:

- Game: Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon

- The Animators’ Corner: Picture-in-Picture, Storyboards, Behind-the-Scenes Footage and Insightful Interviews.

- Pop-Up Trivia

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This animated film, which can be seen in 3D in select theaters, was produced by the same studio (DreamWorks) that created Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda. Another father and son experience communication problems in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.

Other tales that include human relationships with dragons are The Water Giant: Legend of the Deep, Pete’s Dragon and Eragon.

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