Troll (1986) Poster



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Followed by 

Troll 2 (1990)
The Crawlers (1993)

Remade as 

Troll (2016)

Edited into 

Lifesavers: The Movie (2013) (Video)
source material


Freaks (1932)
"Freaks" is briefly homaged.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Harry Sr. calls Eunice St. Clair "The Wicked Witch of the West".
Godzilla (1954)
Wendy mentions it.
Lost in Space (1965) (TV Series)
When Harry Jr. (Noah Hathaway) tells Eunice St. Clair (June Lockhart) that his sister is from another planet, she smiles. This is a possible nod to "Lost In Space", a popular series starred by June Lockhart in the 1960s.
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Harry Jr. mentions it.
The Canterbury Tales (1972)
The transformation of Jeanette is inspired by Prosperine (from "The Canterbury Tales").
Parasite (1982)
Poster is shown.
Basket Case (1982)
The setting, some characters and certain acts of the creature are alluded to.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Ball scene and some moments between the siblings are alluded to.
Risky Business (1983)
The scene in which Joel dances is referenced.
Gremlins (1984)
Both films make a rethinking of mythical creatures which come from fantasy worlds and are capable of being very dangerous.
The Dungeonmaster (1984)
Poster is shown.

Referenced in 

From Beyond (1986)
Music is reused.
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
A portrait visible in Manzini's shop is the painting from Troll (1986). It can be seen in the scene after the Garbage Pail Kids have had their weenie roast and are back at the shop recovering.
Cellar Dweller (1988)
Poster is shown.
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Silent Hill 4: The Room (2004) (Video Game)
Alternate worlds being created within an apartment building to create new universe, plot resolved by spearing the "heart" of the universe as represented by a huge monster.
Best Worst Movie (2009)
Its DVD cover of a double feature with Troll 2 (1990) is shown and the relationship of both films is talked about.
The Big Sleaze (2010)
Video case is shown.
Phelous & the Movies: Cinema Snob & Phelous: Troll 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Phelous and the Snob discuss a fictional fourth entry into the "Troll" "series"
The Cinema Snob: New Year's Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
Jones says about MGM: "at least they didn't give us Troll."
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Tales from the Crawlspace with John Vulich (2013) (Short)
mentioned once
Best of the Worst: The Item, the Crawlers, and Blood Lock (2014) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Toys of Terror: The Making of 'Dolls' (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Best of the Worst: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.


Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)
Harry Jr. watches this film on tv.

Featured in 

The 50 Worst Movies Ever Made (2004) (Video)
Clips are shown
Phelous & the Movies: Phelous and the Troll (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Cinema Snob: Troll (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Cinema Snob: Troll 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
The Cinema Snob: Hardgore (2010) (TV Episode)
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Troll Trilogy (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Q: The Winged Serpent (2012) (TV Episode)
points out Michael Moriarity

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