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This weekend, 'How to Train Your Dragon' returns with long-awaited sequel

The long-awaited sequel to the animated hit “How to Train Your Dragon” finally comes to theaters everywhere this Friday. Another sequel, to the comedy “21 Jump Street”, will also be making its theatrical debut. What will you be watching? Read about those movies and this weekend’s other new releases below, and leave a comment at the bottom letting us know.

Hiccup and Toothless are five years older in "How to Train Your Dragon 2"
Dreamworks Animation

Nationwide Releases:

How to Train Your Dragon 2”: This animated sequel directed by Dean DuBlois takes place several years after its predecessor. Dragons and vikings have become allies again thanks to Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless, but when they discover a secret cave that is home to hundreds of new dragon species and a mysterious dragon rider, a war for peace ensues. Available for viewing in 3D. Runtime: 102 minutes. Rated PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor.

22 Jump Street”: This sequel to the comedy “21 Jump Street” directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller sees the return of Schmidt and Jenko (Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum), officers who go undercover at a college—a mission that will push their friendship to the limit as they pursue different interests. Runtime: 112 minutes. Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity and some violence.

Other movies opening in St. Louis:

· “Ida

· “Spanish Lake

Check out showtimes for these movies and more at the following St. Louis-area theaters:

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