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Troll 2 (1990)

A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.

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Joshua Waits (as Michael Stephenson)
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Margo Prey ...
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Holly Waits (as Connie McFarland)
Robert Ormsby ...
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Jason Wright ...
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Jason Steadman ...
Drew
David McConnell ...
Brent
Gary Carlston ...
Sheriff Gene Freak (as Gary Carlson)
Mike Hamill ...
Bells
Don Packard ...
Drugstore Owner
Christina Reynolds ...
Cindy
Glenn Gerner ...
Peter
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A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare. His attempt to save his beloved family is assisted by the spectre of his deceased grandfather. Also, there are NO trolls in this movie, only goblins. Written by Mike Thibault <mtt1853@rit.edu>

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There's nothing more frightening than a little boy's nightmare...until it turns real. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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12 October 1990 (USA)  »

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Goblins  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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Don Packard was cast as the drugstore owner after the actor who was originally cast didn't show up for work. See more »

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After Elliot pushes a goblin down the stairs, another group of goblins chases the family down the hall. The mother screams "let's run!", and the camera pans down the hall as the family escapes. A goblin is standing at the end of the hall, and unsuccessfully tries to move out of the shot. See more »

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[after her seductive dance in the mirror]
Holly: Dear Elliot Cooper, tomorrow morning will be your final chance. The beautiful Holly Waites, or your little boys. Make a choice Elliot.
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Referenced in Movie Nights: The Room (2010) See more »

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The Best bad movie EVER! Zero Stars out of 5
8 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This here is a treasure for bad movie buffs like myself. Absolutely unbelievable.

Perhaps my favorite scene is when the family is greeted by complete strangers holding a welcome party in the FAMILY's house. Well... their temporary house that they, uh... well, you'd have to see the movie. Anyways, they are in the house and some old lady is playing country music on the piano. Everyone goes "La la laaa la la la la la la laaaa" and there is this fantastic breathtaking shot of a person carrying a cake towards the family.

Well maybe my real favorite scene is where little Joshua is snooping during a town meeting. They are all discussing the evils of meat, sausages, and clusters of hemorrhoids.

I have never seen a more delightful piece of absolute trash in my entire life. Everything here couldn't be more laugh inducing. It's made on such a technically inept level it's unimaginable. Some of the most memorable (not in a good way) lines of dialog are presented here:

"Joshua is not a little s***, he's just very sensitive."

"If my father discovers you here, he'd cut off your little nuts and eat them."

For a film that's titled "Troll 2" didn't it seem kind of strange that there were goblins and no trolls in the film? And don't let this fool you into thinking the original Troll film is terrible. It hasn't anything to do with that film.

Yes, my friends, if you want bad film-making, look no farther!

"Eggs! BLEH!"


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