Metacritic Movie Ratings
How to Train Your Dragon Reviews

4.0

74

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Rouses you in conventional ways, but it's also the rare animated film that uses 3-D for its breathtaking spatial and emotional possibilities.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Who would have thought a fire-breathing monster could be one of the most adorable on-screen critters since Babe?

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Seeing "Dragon" in 3-D really is a must. Its formidable realm of Vikings and dragons and nerds (oh my!) should be enjoyed to the fullest extent theaters allow.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    A 3D movie that will intrigue kids and adults alike but might play raggedly in both camps.

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