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How to Train Your Dragon 2

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    Box-Office: ‘22 Jump Street’ Is The 2nd Highest R-Rated Comedy Opening Ever With $60 Million

    There’s been talk of a slow box-office this year. Indeed as of early June, despite big grosses for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “Godzilla” and “X-Men: Days Of Future Past,” the box-office was down 12% from 2013. And it has been relatively soft: Tom Cruise’s “Edge Of Tomorrow” vehicle failed to open h...

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    Box Office Top Ten: So Far Comedy, Family Fare and Fox Dominate the Summer

    Hollywood front-loaded the summer with big-budget actioners to get ahead of the month-long World Cup, which provides massive international competition. But this weekend two sequels, Sony comedy "22 Jump Street" and Dreamworks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon 2" scored well stateside. And both i...

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    Friday Box Office: '22 Jump Street' and 'Train Your Dragon 2' Both Headed for $50 Million-Plus Weekends

    Studios played it safe this weekend opposite the start of the World Cup--which is more damaging to overall box office internationally--by debuting two sequels domestically. Both the well-reviewed "22 Jump Street" and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" look headed to over $50 million for the weekend, a rar...

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    Oscar Watch: DreamWorks' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Leads Animation Race

    Looking for a summer Oscar contender? 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' is the frontrunner for animated feature. DreamWorks Animation's Jeffrey Katzenberg and producer Bonnie Arnold take us behind the making of the movie.

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    Immersed in Movies: Going Deeper Into 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'

    The first thing you notice about How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a lot more detail in the characters as well as in the more expansive environments, which reflect a real world sensibility and the beauty of Norway. And a lot of credit goes to the new Premo software package, which empowered the artists t...

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    This Movie Weekend Looks Bright, From an Oscar Sure-Bet to a Raunchy Buddy Comedy and a Grab Bag of Fest Faves

    This weekend boasts two major studio releases poised to duke it out for box office victory, as well as a few more modestly scaled indies that have been holding court on the festival circuit all year.

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    How to Train Your Dragon 2

    'How to Train Your Dragon 2' is a rich and satisfying movie of surprising substance.

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    Review: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' Is A Satisfying, If Slightly Inferior Sequel

    For most of their history, which has now lasted over 15 years ("Antz" and "The Prince Of Egypt" both debuted in 1998), DreamWorks Animation seemed to be content with making a quick buck and raising a cheap laugh. Some of their output was better than others (the original "Shrek" at one end of the sca...

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    REVIEW: "How To Train Your Dragon 2"

    How to Train Your Dragon 2 sets a new standard for excellence for the DreamWorks studio. Writer/director Dean DeBlois has created a powerful, exciting and touching film that proves animation can challenge the summer’s big-ticket live-action movies, just as Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King did ...

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    Listen: Jónsi's Song From 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' Soundtrack, Plus New Clip, Featurette & More

    So, yes, an animated sequel did play the Cannes Film Festival. Which one? Well, in case you forgot, it was DreamWorks' "How To Train Your Dragon 2," and for the most part, reviews were favorable. Indeed, our man on the ground liked it well enough, calling the movie "in the top tier of the studio's o...

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