MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,153 this week

Valhalla (1986)

7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 1,242 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 6 critic

Through Loki's treachery, two children in the Viking age find themselves spirited away into the world of Norse Mythology.

Writers:

(comic book), (comic book), 6 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 07 Feb 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 10 Sep 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 23 Nov 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Valhalla" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Valhalla (1986)

Valhalla (1986) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Valhalla.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Directors: Kirirô Urayama, Peter Fernandez
Stars: Kazuo Kitamura, Sayuri Yoshinaga, Jun'ya Katô
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A painter falls asleep beneath a magical elm tree and awakens with magical powers that allow him to communicate with the creatures of the forest. In the limited time that he possesses these... See full summary »

Directors: Milan Blazekovic, Doro Vlado Hreljanovic
Stars: Josip Marotti, Vili Matula, Ljubo Kapor
Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An owl, two sparrows, a dove and a pair of would-be aviator mice join forces to fight against an evil bird of prey who threatens the peace in their lovely forest.

Director: Jannik Hastrup
Stars: Sofie Bredesen, Vigga Bro, Lisbet Dahl
Martha (1967)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A great cult comedy that was probably ahead of its time. A beloved movie among danish sailors. Martha is a very old and very rusty freight steamer, sailing in the Mediterranean, almost ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Balling
Stars: Poul Reichhardt, Poul Bundgaard, Morten Grunwald
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

On an evening in northern Sweden, during one night when the sun only partially sets, the animated character Dunderklumpen comes from the woods to seek some friends to keep him company. In ... See full summary »

Director: Per Åhlin
Stars: Beppe Wolgers, Jens Wolgers, Halvar Björk
Animation | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Samson is a young whale that doesn't have friends. He spends his time listening to his mother's stories about the legendary whale Moby Dick. Samson becomes fascinated about it and decides to go on a journey to find Moby Dick.

Director: Jannik Hastrup
Stars: Jesper Klein, Helle Hertz, Per Pallesen
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The druid is accidentally hit by a menhir thrown by Obelix and loses his mind and memory.

Director: Philippe Grimond
Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Henri Labussière
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Mogens Hagedorn
Stars: Jonas Wandschneider, Clara Maria Bahamondes, Jakob Cedergren
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The cute little jungle creature Hugo is one of his kind. Wanted by a millionaires wife as a pet, he travels to Copenhagen. Here he meets the street fox Rita. Together they tries to avoid ... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Fjeldmark, Flemming Quist Møller
Stars: Jesper Klein, Kaya Brüel, Jytte Abildstrøm
Drama | Family | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Vibeke Muasya
Stars: Connie Nielsen, Lars Mikkelsen, Simon Larsen
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Thistle the magician and his forest friends (from _The Elm Chanted Forest (1986)_) take on an ice emperor, Mrazomor, and his horde.

Director: Milan Blazekovic
Stars: Dragan Milivojevic, Ivo Rogulja, Emil Glad
Swan Lake (1981)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A prince falls in love with a princess cursed to change into a swan by day, but their love is threatened by the sorcerer who keeps her imprisoned.

Director: Kimio Yabuki
Stars: Keiko Takeshita, Tarô Shigaki, Asao Koike
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Dick Kaysø ...
Thor (voice)
...
Loke (voice)
...
Røskva (voice)
Marie Ingerslev ...
Tjalfe (voice)
Nis Bank-Mikkelsen ...
Odin / Udgårdsloke (voice)
Benny Hansen ...
Hymer (voice)
Olaf Nielsen ...
Rolf (voice)
Thomas Eje ...
Quark (voice)
Claus Ryskjær ...
Ravnen Hugin (voice)
Kirsten Rolffes ...
Ravnen Munin / Røskvas og Tjalfes mor (voice)
Jesper Klein ...
Mimer / Røskvas og Tjalfes far (voice)
Susse Wold ...
Sif / Elle (voice)
Percy Edwards ...
Other voices (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Radost Bokel ...
Roskva (voice)
Hans Clarin ...
Loki (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In a story based freely on Norse mythology, brother and sister Tjalfe and Røskva are paid a surprise visit by gods Thor and Loke. After the children disobey his orders, Thor takes them along with him to Asgaard, the land of gods. After quarreling with Loke, the children follow their own path, accompanied by strange creature Quark, and their adventure takes them to Odin, king of gods, to a playful forest and to the land of the giants. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Et eventyr med de nordiske guder baseret på tegneserien "Valhalla". See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 October 1986 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Valhöll  »

Box Office

Budget:

DKK 40,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie was animated to fit pre-recorded English language dialogue, then dubbed into Danish and other languages. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ravnen Hugin: Listen! The wind tells a saga... One that was there long ago when Yggdrasil, the tree of life, stood at the center of the world.
See more »

Connections

Spin-off Quark and the Vikings (1987) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wow
18 June 2008 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I don't know how many times I've sat through this. I've probably read all the original written efforts, as well. I'm hardly the loudest or most likely candidate when it comes to bragging about Denmark, but this is an aspect in which I feel pride. I will not be commenting on the English dub, nor do I intend to hear it, and I don't care for the fact that this(*our* cultural heritage) was first done to fit that, then synchronized to our tongue. This is based partially on the comic book series, the artist/writer of it helming it(and I think he did a darn good job), and is magnificent both as an introduction to reading them, if one so desires(I'd say they may very well enjoy them thoroughly), and as a retelling of the subject matter. This takes portions of a couple of these novels, and they fit together well. It takes us through Asgaard and Udgaard, shows us several of the creatures and people residing in them, and includes an adventure or two. The plot is well-done and develops nicely... it's never actually boring. The pacing is pretty much spot-on, with mood and atmosphere in a concise movie. The art and animation are great. The detail in the entire production is impressive. The tone is an interesting case... this could be viewed by children, and definitely does cater to them some, but it isn't insulting to other age-groups, and at times, it's fairly dark(and it could be argued that there are hints of adult stuff). The voices, as provided by us Danes, are marvelous, as is quite a bit of the acting. Kaysø and Bank-Mikkelsen with their deep, booming speech are among the perfect casting. Kristensen, though you might not immediately choose him for what who he performs, is, as well. Eje adds a lot of personality through mere grunts and such. Ryskjær and Rolffes deserve mention as well, as Hugin and Munin, the ravens. The characters are reasonably fleshed out, and their traits are instantly recognizable from the source material. The score is excellent, with themes for the various groups, and more often than not, famous pieces, used well. The audience had better at the very least tolerate Quark, because he's there a lot. For my money, the "whisle scene" is rather high up on the list of the most entertaining of that type of thing. The humor varies, and there is silly, cartoon-y, but also clever, laughs herein. There are morals in this, as well, and they aren't heavy-handed. The DVD of this features three trailers, a work-reel and commentary tracks with each director, and they are informative and well worth listening through. I, myself, would jump at the opportunity to watch well-done films about the Norse myths. That doesn't mean this is anything less than masterful. I recommend this to anyone into the stories. 8/10


2 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Finally on DVD Inferno666
Discuss Valhalla (1986) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?