“How to Train Your Dragon” is an animated film released in March of 2010. Some of the great Hollywood actors gave their voices to main characters: Gerard Butler, T.J. Miller, America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig, Craig Ferguson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Jonah Hill. This animated film has achieved great success.
This is a story about a young and very ambitious Viking boy who wants to become a dragon hunter. The entire story is placed in the world of Viking myths, legends and fantasy. The main character, a boy called Hiccup finally manages to capture a young dragon.
He has been trying to prove that he was an adult and should be accepted by his tribe. The only way to be accepted was to catch a dragon. However, right after he had caught a baby-dragon, he suddenly realized that he no longer wanted to be a dragon hunter. He becomes friends with the young dragon and they start their adventure.
“How to Train Your Dragon”
This is a real spectacle. Kids were fascinated by the story, animation and characters. Adults enjoyed the film as well, since it is dynamic, humorous and made of fantasy. Hiccup’s father is the Viking chief. The tribe has to fight dragons to survive, since the dragon attacks are frequent. Hiccup wants to help hi tribe, but also to prove that he can catch a dragon, believing that he will impress his tribe and one particular person – a girl who also wants to become a Viking warrior. Hiccup spends most of his time in the woods, building traps.
Story actually starts to develop when Hiccup accidentally see that one of his devices has trapped a dragon. Although he could easily kill the dragon, Hiccup was not capable of doing it and he set the dragon free. After Hiccup had returned to the spot, he saw that the dragon could not go away, due to tailwing injury. He became friends with the dragon and started learning about the dragon’s reactions and behavior. He thought that it was more useful to learn how to control a dragon than to kill it. He even gave a name to his dragon: Toothless.
We will not tell you how the story ends. It gets more an more interesting, until the very end. Go see this great film. You won’t be disappointed, that is for sure! You can take your kid to see this movie, or you can call a friend. Being adult should not prevent you from having fun and enjoy fantasy!