About

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

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Written by

Will Davies (Screenplay)
Dean DeBlois (Screenplay)
Chris Sanders (Screenplay)
Cressida Cowell (Novel)
Stephan Franck (Storyboard)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

One adventure will change two worlds

Cast

Keywords

friendship forest village viking ship battle combat island training blacksmith dragon warrior flying arena night flight well nest ignorance

Photos

Lists

#177 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#819 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score John Powell

Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Dean DeBlois Chris Sanders