Top 13 How To Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Facts

Following is our collection of How To Train Your Dragon 2 facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of How To Train Your Dragon 2 film message.

How to train your dragon 2 wasn't only a pretty looking sequel, it was a testament to animation and cinematography.
How to train your dragon 2 wasn't only a pretty looking sequel, it was a testament to animation and cinematography.

In "How to Train Your Dragon 2" (2014), composer John Powell inserts the movie's first new theme at the moment Hiccup opens the map to new worlds. All the music before that scene is taken from the first movie to help viewers get reacquainted with the Viking world.

How To Train Your Dragon 2 Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - That joke just slipped right past me the first time I saw the movie. Ruffnut (the girl) has a crush on Eret (the guy)
    That joke just slipped right past me the first time I saw the movie. Ruffnut (the girl) has a crush on Eret (the guy)
  • 1 - At the end of the movie you can see Stoic riding his dragon, Skullcrusher, in a tapestry behind the chiefs seat at the dragon racing arena
    At the end of the movie you can see Stoic riding his dragon, Skullcrusher, in a tapestry behind the chiefs seat at the dragon racing arena

How To Train Your Dragon 2 Hidden Details

1 - Eret, Son of Eret can be seen massaging his branding scar as the team uncomfortably watch Drago being engulfed in Hookfang's flames during his taming. Eret probably received the red-hot brand with the help of dragon fire thus triggering some possible PTSD.
Eret, Son of Eret can be seen massaging his branding scar as the team uncomfortably watch Drago being engulfed in Hookfang's flames during his taming. Eret probably received the red-hot brand with the help of dragon fire thus triggering some possible PTSD.
1 - Drago's Bewilderbeest destroys one of the Viking statues in front of Berk. It's been replaced with a dragon-looking statue in the third film (2019).
Drago's Bewilderbeest destroys one of the Viking statues in front of Berk. It's been replaced with a dragon-looking statue in the third film (2019).
1 - Stoick manages to spot Hiccup's helmet floating in water, even though it is made of both iron, and leather, which should have sunk.
Stoick manages to spot Hiccup's helmet floating in water, even though it is made of both iron, and leather, which should have sunk.

When Stoik and Valka are dancing their familiar dance, Valka isn't used to Stoik's extra volume of his beard until they get close

Hiccup and Drago are direct parallels to each other.

When calming the pack of dragons surrounding him in the ice caves, Hiccup has to reload his sword Inferno with another Zippleback gas canister, because he had used up the previous one demonstrating the weapon to Eret son of Eret.

Stoick tells the story of the first time he encountered Drago Bludvist. As he recalls Drago's words, the flashback of Drago speaks almost in-sync to Stoick's narration e.g "man of the people" at 0:24.

1 - Valka's tears fall like they do in live action movies, not how they fall when someone's actually crying.
Valka's tears fall like they do in live action movies, not how they fall when someone's actually crying.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of How To Train Your Dragon 2. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.