How to Train Your Dragon 2 News

‘How to Train Your Dragon 2' Passes $500 Million Box Office Worldwide DreamWorks Animation officially has a franchise. “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” the sequel to the Oscar-nominated 2010 film, broke through the $500 million worldwide box office barrier on Thursday, thanks to a solid $5.6 million opening in China. Also read: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2' Review: Something Gets Lost in the Leap from Romp to Epic “We have been incredibly proud of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2' from the moment we saw it and we're thrilled that it has been embraced around the world with such enthusiasm,” DreamWorks Animation's chief m


'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Hits $500 Million After Opening in China – The DreamWorks Animation film has passed 'Rio 2' and 'The Lego Movie' at the worldwide box office. 8 years 16 weeks ago via brucelee

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Tops Charts

3:53 PM 7/13/2014 by Logan Falk
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
There were absolutely no surprises in the way this weekend’s charts played out. The only new release this weekend was the first quality release in several weeks, and it is one of the bigger titles dropping this summer—there was really no contest. This weekend belongs to Dawn of the Planet .

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Transformers’ Holds the Fort

4:58 PM 7/6/2014 by Logan Falk
Transformers: Age of Extinction
With the explosive debut this film made in the box office last weekend, and considering the lackluster round of new releases that entered theaters this weekend, it comes as little surprise that Transformers: Age of Extinction, as poorly rated as it was, was able to keep its spot at the top of the charts easily.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Transformers’ Takes the Weekend By Storm

4:13 PM 6/29/2014 by Logan Falk
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Critics can lament the utter lack of quality in this film (and any other, for that matter) all that they want, but if anything can be learned from how this weekend’s charts played out, it’s this: a lack of quality can be utterly negated by enough hype and notoriety in this film industry.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Think Like a Man Too' Miraculously Tops the Charts

5:53 PM 6/22/2014 by Logan Falk
Think Like a Man Too
With this weekend’s releases receiving such mediocre reviews, it looked like it would be a good weekend for the more popular holdover films. However, one of the new releases still managed to make its way to the top, despite all the criticism leveled at it. Still, it was a narrow thing—the holdover films were not far behind.

Weekend Box Office Report: ’22 Jump Street’ Hops Up to Top Spot

3:40 PM 6/15/2014 by Logan Falk
22 Jump Street
This may be the first time in history that a highly-anticipated (not to mention highly-rated) animated film was topped in earnings by a fellow new release—and an R-rated comedy, to boot. Still, despite the less varied audience, 22 Jump Street managed to top the charts.

Watch an exclusive How to Train Your Dragon 2 featurette In case you hadn't realised yet, we're a bit excited about How to Train Your Dragon 2. If our glowing review didn't convince you enough, then we'll just let the cast themselves do the talking. Our exclusive video featurette has Cate Blanchett, Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler and more raving about how the dragon-y sequel expands upon the original. Watch the below and then let us know what you think in the comments! How to Train Your Dragon opens in UK cinemas 11 July 2014.

New in Theaters: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' '22 Jump Street'

6:23 PM 6/13/2014 by Logan Falk
22 Jump Street
This looks to be yet another busy weekend—both new releases are sequels that have been long-awaited by fans of the original films for months on end, and both films have been receiving excellent reviews. Additionally, the films will attract very different audiences, so droves of moviegoers will flock to theaters this weekend.

Box Office: '22 Jump Street' Edges Ahead of 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' – The Channing Tatum-Jonah Hill comedy is headed toward a $60-million-plus weekend, while DreamWorks Animation's new animated movie is looking to collect more than $55 million 8 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee
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How to Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2
It's been five years since Hiccup and Toothless successfully united dragons and vikings on the island of Berk. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies,...
Dean DeBlois
June 13, 2014