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Troll (1986)

A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives.

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Malcolm Mallory / Torok the Troll
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William Daniels
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Young Eunice St. Clair
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Barry Tabor
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Eunice St. Clair
Robert Hathaway ...
First Policeman
James Beck ...
Second Policeman
Dale Wyatt ...
Dickinson's Girlfriend
Barbara Sciorilli ...
Fairy
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Storyline

The Potter family has just moved to a rented apartment in San Francisco. Harry Potter Sr. and his wife Anne are bringing the packages to the apartment and their son Harry Jr. and their little daughter Wendy Anne stays on the sidewalk. Wendy goes to the laundry room, she meets the wicked troll Torok that uses his magic ring to possess Wendy and to use her form to transform the dwellers and their apartment into other trolls and his kingdom. Harry Jr. feels that something is wrong with his sister and seeks out help with the good witch Eunice St. Clair that lives in the building. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Worlds of Magic, Mystery and Menace. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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17 January 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peikko  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,450,815 (USA)
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Trivia

The Ratspit puppet from "The Dungeonmaster" (aka The Dungeonmaster (1984)) is recycled. See more »

Goofs

When Harry runs after Wendy to get the rat-burgers back, the alarm bell rings. Between shots the placement of most of the utensils, napkins, and fast food wrappers changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Peter Dickinson: [about Wendy] Is she rabid?
Anne Potter: She excitable... she's... Kids!
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Connections

References Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Summertime Blues
Words and Music by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart
© 1958 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Hill & Range Songs, Inc., Elvis Presley Music & Gladys Music
Performed by Blue Cheer
Courtesy of Polygram Special Projects, a Division of Polygram Records, Inc.
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Harry Potter Junior . . . .
15 February 2004 | by (Boston, Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I'm more biased toward liking this movie because I kinda grew up on it. As pathetic as it is to say now, certain scenes were too scary for me to even watch.

Anyway, it's a really cute and fanciful movie full of imaginative whatnot. I mean, come on! An ancient troll takes over a modern apartment building, transforming it into a faerie tale wilderness, complete with a chorus of singing trolls. Wonderful.


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