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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Gerrard Butler
America Ferrera
Jonah Hill
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Jay Baruchel
Directors
Chris Sanders
Dean Deblois
Screenwriters
Cressida Cowell
Dean Deblois
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How To Train Your Dragon
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How To Train Your Dragon

Plot
Feckless teenager Hiccup (Baruchel) is an accident-prone misfit living in an island village of Vikings under regular attack from apparently rapacious, fire-breathing dragons. But when Hiccup shoots one down and then tracks it down and befriends it, he comes to question his priorities.


Verdict
The start wobbles, but once boy and dragon connect, this becomes a thrilling flight.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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