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The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  29 October 1984 (USA)
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Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Matt Dill ...
Paul
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Ofoeti
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Kalotte
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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 ...
Jogger
Larry Harris ...
Basketball Player
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Richman
Radar Long ...
Guard
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Socrates (as W.H. Macy)
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Wiseman
David Roland ...
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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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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Great movie!
4 July 2002 | by (Newburyport, MA) – See all my reviews

"The Boy Who Loved Trolls" used to frequently air on the Disney Channel when I was young. Paul's line "Excuse me, do you know where I could find a troll?" remains in my memory to this day. Even though the video is out of print, there's probably a way to find it and maybe someday I will look into it.


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