Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.

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Matt Dill ...
Paul
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Ofoeti
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Kalotte
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Marie
Nicolle Cherubini ...
Pretty Girl
David Crawford ...
Paul's Father
James A. DeVinney ...
Guard
Winnie Flynn ...
Paul's Mother
Paul Gertner ...
Olaf the Great
Arthur Greenwald ...
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Richman
Radar Long ...
Guard
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When 12-year-old Paul's wish that the wonderful stories he reads would come true actually happens, he discovers a troll and a mermaid under a bridge. It turns out that his newfound friend, the troll, has less than a day to live, and Paul must decide whether to risk everything to attempt to save him. Written by Anonymous

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29 October 1984 (USA)  »

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Doorman-Narrator: Well, nobody can stop time forever, Paul.
Paul: What do you mean? Why not?
Doorman-Narrator: Well, when time stops, nothing grows. Not a plant, not animals, not even boys.
Paul: You mean you can't stop them? They can still blow up the bridge?
Doorman-Narrator: If time doesn't go forward, you won't be able to grow up.
Paul: I don't wanna grow up.
Doorman-Narrator: Why don't you?
Paul: I don't wanna grow up and be like those men on the bridge! Chasing gold, and blowing up things! Grown-ups are all stupid.
Doorman-Narrator: Not all, Paul. You're a thoughtful and loving person. You can still ...
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I finally found it!
11 July 2005 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie as a little girl. I was 2 when it was made so it was on TV until I was about 7. It included everything from bad guys to mermaids and trolls. It's funny because its a movie basically about growing up, this kid is holding on to magic and being a kid but at the same time it is telling you to believe and keep yourself young at heart. I don't quiet remember everything only because I was so young but from what I do it was amazing. See it if you can, great film, great fun. I have spent years looking for this movie and finally bought it off ebay. Little cheesier than I remember lol but it still rocks. Finding this was like finding an old friend.


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