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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Stephenson ...
George Hardy ...
Margo Prey ...
Connie Young ...
Holly Waits (as Connie McFarland)
Robert Ormsby ...
Deborah Reed ...
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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Storyline

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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12 October 1990 (USA)  »

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Goblins  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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In Best Worst Movie (2009), Don Packard, said that he was in-and-out of a mental hospital during filming. When he watched it later, he realized he wasn't acting in his scenes; he really was as disturbed as his character. 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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Sheriff Freak: There're sandwiches for tonight in here! It'll go easier on you if you eat'em. It'll make our work easy. Otherwise, we'll be forced to kill you VIOLENTLY!
[Throws bag at front door]
Drugstore Owner: It would be a shame! The blood would mix with the meat, and we'd have to leave it in vinegar for the whole night!
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Funniest and greatest worst movie ever made!
19 July 2004 | by (Albuquerque New Mexico) – See all my reviews

A young boy named Joshua and his family from Salt Lake City are taking a vacation in a town called " Nilbog" but the kid discovers the town is inhabited by evil witches and goblins who want to eat them, only the spirit of his grandfather can help guide him on his quest to destroy the goblins in human-form from eating his family and other tourists.

What did this movie had to do with the first "Troll" movie? they didn't even mention Trolls in this movie only Goblins, this one is an Italian-US cash-in in-name-only sequel. I gotta say this has to be the funniest and most cheesiest b-movie i've ever seen in my life as it has a major cult following since it debuted on video in 1992 and had popular HBO/Cinemax showings in the 90's, it has became this generation's "Plan 9 from Outer Space" in terms of a cult movie with a camp appeal and new kind of fanbase. I'm surprised Mystery Science Theater 3000 didn't riff this crappy in a good way sort of film for it would have been their most popular episode of all time, this movie has became a new cult sensation and even spawned a brilliant documentary called "Best Worst Movie Ever" which earned better reviews than this movie itself. This horror-fantasy-comedy hybrid has terrible performances, wooden dialog with memorable quotes, unintentional laughs and terrible special effects.

Two and a half reels out of five (For being so dang funny).


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