How to Train Your Dragon 2 parents guide

How to Train Your Dragon 2

A dragon is a man's best friend.

Overall A-

Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless find themselves on another adventure when a new threat challenges the survival of both man and beast.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity B+
Substance Use B+

Why is How to Train Your Dragon 2 rated PG? The MPAA rated How to Train Your Dragon 2 PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor.

Run Time: 105 minutes

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Why is How to Train Your Dragon 2 rated PG? How to Train Your Dragon 2 is rated PG by the MPAA for adventure action and some mild rude humor.

Violence: Sheep are used as game pieces in a competitive event. Characters engage in rough and tumble activities with some pushing, punching and other none graphic violence. Men are shown with swords and other weapons. A man reveals the scar of a brand burned on his chest. Animals and humans are captured and beaten. Explosions cause a house to start on fire threatening the people and animals inside. A dragon nearly drowns after being forced out of the air. Some scary characters are shown. Characters are threatened and face perilous situations. Dragons are shot with darts. Characters fight with weapons. Two large dragons fight one another. A man is killed during battle. Other deaths are briefly shown. Some brief depictions of blood are shown.

Sexual Content: Couples kiss on several occasions. A girl makes some suggestive comments and ogles a man before trying to get his attention. A gay character comes out with a brief and highly veiled comment.

Language: The script contains infrequent mild profanities and some name-calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Dragons are shot with a sedative-type drug. A man is also drugged.

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How to Train Your Dragon 2
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes, Cartoon/Animation Action.
Quebec G
Martimes G
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News About "How to Train Your Dragon 2"

Cast and Crew

How to Train Your Dragon 2 is directed by Dean DeBlois and stars Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of How to Train Your Dragon 2 movie is November 11, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: How To Train Your Dragon 2
Release Date: 11 November 2014
How To Train Your Dragon 2 releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) on November 11, 2014. (It releases on Digital HD on October 21, 2014.)

How To Train Your Dragon (2 disc Blu-ray & Digital HD) includes:
- Feature film in high definition
- Fishleg’s Dragon Stats –Explore the Dragon 2 Guide and learn more about your favorite fire-breathing friends!
- Drago’s War Machines – Gobber the Belch narrates this inside look at the fierce creatures and “high-tech” weapons used by Drago to expand his growing dragon army.
- Berk’s Dragon World – Explore the massive stable created to house the dragons of Berk, along with other changes made on the island to promote harmonious living.
- Hiccup’s Inventions in Flight – Learn the secrets of how Hiccup and Toothless work together to form the ultimate high-flying team in this fascinating interactive tour.
- Deleted Scenes -- The awesome adventure continues with telling deleted and extended scenes, including action-packed footage you couldn’t see in theaters!
- Commentary by Simon Otto, Bonnie Arnold, Dean DeBlois, and Pierre-Olivier Vincent
- Where No One Goes: The Making of How To Train Your Dragon 2 – Writer-Director Dean DeBlois and his team take you behind the scenes of creating the film’s eye-popping visual effects and epic story
- Dragon Races – Catch the thrilling aerial action and exciting play-by-play commentary as you cheer on your favorite riders in a spectacular dragon race!
- Image Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer
- World of DreamWorks Animation – Move to the music videos from your favorite DreamWorks Animation feature films

How To Train Your Dragon (2 disc DVD) includes:
- Feature film in standard definition
- Fishleg’s Dragon Stats – How much do you know about your favorite dragons? Explore the Dragon 2 Guide and learn more about your favorite fire-breathing friends!
- Image Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer
- World of DreamWorks Animation – Music videos from your favorite DreamWorks Animation feature films

Bonus extra:
DreamWorks Animation is also releasing DRAGONS: DAWN OF THE DRAGON RACERS exclusively on the Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Double Pack and Digital HD. This is an all-new animated adventure featuring the original voice cast. A hunt for lost sheep soon turns into a high-flying sprint as Hiccup and friends battle to become the first Dragon Racing Champion of Berk!

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This movie is the sequel to How To Train Your Dragon. Unusual friendships between people and animals are depicted in Free Willy, Mighty Joe Young, King Kong and Flipper.

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