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How to Train Your Dragon Reviews

Tom Horgen
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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What we have here is an exhilarating epic that mixes comedic and touching moments with some of the best action sequences ever created with CGI animation.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 19, 2013
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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Toothless has the one precious ingredient that's missing from so many of Hollywood's contemporary animated characters: an air of mystery.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

November 19, 2013
Bruce Diones
New Yorker
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Smartly dispensing with the usual hubbub of pop references that dot many of these films, the movie offers touching, quiet moments and imaginative, high-flying beauty. It's fantastically entertaining.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

November 19, 2013
Christine Champ
Film.com
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It's a Harry Potter-meets-Avatar adventure that should delight most children and adults.

Full Review Source: Film.com | Original Score: B+

May 6, 2011
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Technically proficient and featuring a witty, intelligent, surprisingly insightful script, How to Train Your Dragon comes close to the level of Pixar's recent output while easily exceeding the juvenilia Dreamworks has released in the last nine years.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 4, 2011
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
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The visuals are striking, the script sharp and well paced and it all wraps up with a breathtaking aerial battle sequence.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

April 1, 2010
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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This dog can hunt. On the ground. Way-way up in the air. Swimming through clouds breathing fire. Imagine Old Yeller on a hundred pep pills.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

March 26, 2010
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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How to Train Your Dragon uses its whiz-bang technology to amplify feelings as well as dimension and scale. The big optical wow is only the half of it.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 26, 2010
Tom Long
Detroit News
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The 3-D throughout How to Train Your Dragon is perhaps the best match with animation yet -- exhilarating when it's supposed to be, yet integrated into the film rather than seemingly pasted on.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B+

March 26, 2010
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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One of the pleasures in this wise, emotionally bold PG ride is there's nary a wink, nudge or nod to popular culture.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 26, 2010
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Tenderness, beauty and exhilaration are the movie's great strengths.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

March 26, 2010
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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The film truly starts to soar when Hiccup takes his first ride on Toothless.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: 4.5/5

March 26, 2010
Bob Mondello
NPR
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What gives [this] story emotional heft has to do with a different kind of dimension: a depth of feeling surrounding the Black Stallion-style bonding of boy and beast.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 8/10

March 26, 2010
Mike Clark
Washington Post
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At a time when Hollywood seems to be releasing everything this side of Dead Sea Scrolls documentaries in 3-D, How to Train Your Dragon is a briskly paced computer-animated entertainment that uses the format to maximum effect, the way Avatar does.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 3/4

March 26, 2010
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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The one interesting aspect of the movie, apart from the design, is that it puts so much effort into projecting a moral, such as it is.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

March 26, 2010
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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With its messages about acceptance, respect and tolerance, How To Train Your Dragon also brings some lessons of its own, including some valuable tools for doing battle with dragons, should the need arise.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 4/4

March 26, 2010
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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It all adds up to a pleasant adventure, and one that doesn't insult parents or children. Lucky kids will find someone to take them this weekend. Even luckier adults will find someone to take.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 26, 2010
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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It's a thrilling action-adventure saga with exhilarating 3-D animation, a clever comedy with witty dialogue, a coming-of-age tale with surprising depth and a sweetly poignant tale of friendship between man and animal.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 25, 2010
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Though the dragons are cool in their various forms and the battle scenes are epic and exciting, watching two former foes become friends is what really makes the story fly.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 25, 2010
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
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There are times the action lags, and when the dialogue falls back on pop cultural references it feels contrived and forced but, mostly, like the mythical creatures at the heart of this tale, the movie soars.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 25, 2010
Tom Russo
Boston Globe
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By Odin, they make it work.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

March 25, 2010
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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[It] The notion of having a pet dragon -- just like a pet whale, or a pet lion -- is a scenario that should appeal to children of all ages.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

March 25, 2010
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Baruchel, Ferguson and Butler supply a contagious sense of eccentricity that spreads to the supporting cast, especially the Viking teens played by America Ferrera and Jonah Hill.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 25, 2010
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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How To Train Your Dragon retains a dash of the modern, winking attitude that's served as the not-always-welcome trademark of DreamWorks Animation, but its emphasis falls squarely on heartfelt storytelling and sumptuous images.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

March 25, 2010
Cliff Doerksen
Chicago Reader
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Codirectors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders understand more about visualizing the joy of flight than James Cameron ever will.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 25, 2010
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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How to Train Your Dragon doesn't have the depth and resonance of a classic, but the picture's modesty is refreshing,and its artistry is awe-inspiring (the lighting and cinematography are particularly impressive).

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

March 25, 2010
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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In steering a course between the rock of rude humor and the hard place of perilous drama, How to Train Your Dragon flies high.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

March 25, 2010
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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The superb cinematographer Roger Deakins served as a visual consultant, pushing the palette to an unusually burnished and sophisticated level. Kids may not notice the visual texture consciously, but adults will. Or should.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 25, 2010
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It devotes a great deal of time to aerial battles between tamed dragons and evil ones, and not much to character or story development. But it's bright, good-looking and has high energy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 25, 2010
Ella Taylor
Village Voice
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Honestly, it would take several more dimensions to craft something special out of this adequate but unremarkable animated tale.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 24, 2010
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders, working from a script based on Cressida Cowell's books, should be credited for the way they develop the friendship between Hiccup and Toothless.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 24, 2010
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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It's more coming-of-age dramedy or "everything about your world view is wrong" message movie than it is a comedy. And that seems like a waste of a funny book, some very funny actors and some darned witty animation.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 24, 2010
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Embedded among the standard platitudes of parental tolerance and teens finding their own way, is the notion that we should try to understand our 'enemies' instead of engaging them in perpetual, passed-through-generations warfare.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

March 24, 2010
David Germain
Associated Press
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With How to Train Your Dragon, the filmmakers tone down the glib factor and tell a pretty good action yarn, a boy-and-his-dragon story filled with fiery Viking battles, swordplay and dazzling aerial imagery aboard the flying reptiles.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

March 23, 2010
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Kid stuff? Maybe. But How to Train Your Dragon, from the book by Cressida Cowell, works enough miracles of 3-D animation to charm your socks off.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3/4

March 18, 2010
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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A lively though disjointed 3D cartoon that never quite entices an audience to invest emotionally in its fantasy world.

March 12, 2010
Peter Debruge
Variety
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A thrilling drama interspersed with amusing comedic elements (rather than the other way around).

Full Review Source: Variety

March 12, 2010
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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It has winningly Potteresque teen-dragon-slayer classes, a queen-bee dragon as grand as Godzilla, and a layer of age-of-terror allegory about the ignorance bred by jingoism.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

March 10, 2010
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