PG | | Animation, Action, Adventure
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
The name of the village, Berk, is a British derogatory term derived from the cockney rhyming slang "Berkley Hunt." "Berk" is commonly used as an affectionate put down for a fool by people unaware of its true origins.
This is Berk. It's twelve days north of Hopeless and a few degrees south of Freezing to Death. It's located solidly on the Meridian of Misery. My village. In a word? Sturdy. It's been here for seven generations, but every single building is new. We ...
The Vikings' accent is Scottish, not Scandinavian. However, the Vikings settled large portions of Scotland, including the Inner Hebrides where the fictitious colony of Berk is shown to be located, and this is the movie's way of reminding us of this.
When the DreamWorks logo appears at the beginning of the movie, a black dragon can be seen flying over the stars
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