How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated action fantasy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox, loosely based on the book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. It is the sequel to the 2010 computer-animated film How to Train Your Dragon and the second in the trilogy. The film takes place five years after the first film, featuring Hiccup and his friends as young adults.
The film is written and directed by Dean DeBlois, and stars the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller and Kristen Wiig with the addition of Cate Blanchett, Djimon Hounsou and Kit Harington. The film was released on June 13, 2014, and received positive reviews. As of August 2014, the movie has grossed over $585 million, making it the highest-grossing animated film of 2014. A third film in the series, titled How to Train Your Dragon 3, is scheduled to be released on June 17, 2016.
Jay Baruchel as Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, son of the Viking chief. His best friend and dragon is Toothless, a Night Fury.
Cate Blanchett as Valka, a reclusive vigilante from the Arctic, Stoick's wife and Hiccup's long lost mother. She also rides on her dragon Cloudjumper, a Stormcutter who she encountered during an earlier dragon attack on Berk.
Gerard Butler as Stoick the Vast, the chieftain of the Viking tribe and Hiccup's father. He rides his new dragon Skullcrusher, a Rumblehorn.
Craig Ferguson as Gobber the Belch, Stoick's closest friend and a seasoned Viking warrior. He rides his new dragon Grump, a Hotburple.
America Ferrera as Astrid Hofferson, Hiccup's girlfriend. She rides her dragon Stormfly, a Deadly Nadder.
Jonah Hill as Snotlout Jorgenson. He rides his dragon Hookfang, a Monstrous Nightmare.
Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Fishlegs Ingerman. He rides his dragon Meatlug, a Gronckle.
T.J. Miller and Kristen Wiig as Tuffnut and Ruffnut Thorston, fraternal twins. They share a two-headed Hideous Zippleback named Barf and Belch.
Djimon Hounsou as Drago Bludvist, a dragon hunter who wants to take over the world with a dragon army. He has a prosthetic left arm following an earlier encounter with dragons and wears a cape that is immune to dragon fire attacks.
Kit Harington as Eret, a dragon trapper who sells captured dragons to Drago. He sports a brand on his chest given to him by Drago following the last time he showed up with no dragons.