Why How To Train Your Dragon 3 Makes For The Perfect Family Movie Night

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Watching movies has always been a way to build a harmonious relationship within the family. In fact, studies show that watching a movie with your loved ones not only promote family togetherness, but build tradition and strengthen core values.

Of course, apart from watching movies, it’s also important to choose the right movie. You’ll need to choose one that the whole family can enjoy and understand. For parents with young kids, knowing what movie to watch, or deciding whether or not it’s apt for their kids can sometimes be a struggle. The messages that come through have a huge impact on their attitudes, and behavior.

Not to worry, because we’ve got some news for you! And it surely is a movie that everyone can and will enjoy!

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World lands February 20 in our local cinemas! A surprising tale about growing up, finding courage, and letting go - this brings the story of ‘boy meets dragon’ to its conclusion. Apart from this movie making a great choice for “family movie night”, parents and kids can bring home lessons that will be integral in each and everyone’s well-beings.

Here’s why catching How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World in theaters will be a wonderful family experience

1. You will fall in love.

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In the trailer, we see that Toothless isn’t the only one of his kind. It’s a kind of “OMG” moment that a lot of How To Train Your Dragon fans have been anticipating. We meet Light Fury - a charming dragon that our Night Fury seems to fall in love with. You will see their story unfold, starting off with Toothless’ attempts to win her heart with his amateurish moves.

We will definitely get “kilig” with scenes that parents and even kids / teens would appreciate. It’s a feeling we can’t describe, but you know it toggles your heartstrings.

2. The movie itself is visually impressive.

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The super-talented animators from DreamWorks Animation stepped up and continued to impress us by creating a brilliantly-realized, magical world. Expect a lot of sky-bound swooping action as the Vikings and dragons take on the new villain that wants to take everything they’ve always known and love.

3. It’ll make you feel a whirlwind of emotions.

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You will get kilig. You will find yourself laughing... but it’ll also bring you to tears. How To Train Your Dragon 3 will make you feel all sorts of emotions. That’s always been the beauty of this franchise - it delves into emotions so deep without necessarily having to make a scene too heavy. DreamWorks Animation was very strategic with the storyline - making sure that everything is carefully curated... carefully thought of.

4. You will learn how to ‘let go’.

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If there’s one thing about this movie that we can expect, it’s Hiccup’s coming to terms of letting Toothless find his own destiny. It is said that one of Hiccup’s hidden fears is that he is nothing without the creature who saved and defines him. In the film, we can expect how Hiccup’s relationship with Toothless will come to a test as they fulfill their destinies. You can’t train someone to let go, but this is something the film will delve into thematically as it screens in theaters nationwide.



No matter what you come up against, or what life throws at you, at some point, you’ll need to learn how to let go. Parents and kids will go a long way learning this as it’s something we can all relate to.

So that’s it! A family film that brings about lessons on compassion, grit and independence. Watch out as How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World hits Philippine cinemas on February 20!


About the Film

Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they’ve known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destinies are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together—to the very ends of the Earth—to protect everything they’ve grown to treasure.

Discover the secrets of the Hidden World by watching these below: