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A Troll in Central Park (1994)

An evil witch banishes a flower loving troll named, Stanley, to New York City where he befriends two young children.

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Cast

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Stanley (voice)
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Gnorga (voice)
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Llort (voice)
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Alan (voice) (as Jonathon Price)
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Hillary (voice)
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Gus (voice)
Tawny Sunshine Glover ...
Rosie (voice)
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Generic Pansy (voice)
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Boss (voice)
Pat Musick ...
Snuffy (voice) (as Pat Musik)
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Storyline

Stanley is a kindhearted, popular troll who can create flowers with a mere touch. When Gnorga, the mean-spirited Queen of the Kingdom of Trolls discovers Stanley's secret, she banishes him to a faraway place where she assumes nothing green can grow - New York City! Taking refuge in Central Park, Stanley befriends two young children, Gus and his baby sister Rosie. The three share wonderful adventures until Gnorga decides to let her mischief-making magic loose in the Big Apple. Written by Lesley Sweeting (Taken from back of R1 DVD cover)

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A classic tale of Thumb vs. Evil See more »


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7 October 1994 (USA)  »

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A Troll in Central Park  »

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$71,368 (USA)
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Trivia

Buddy Hackett and Robert Morley were considered for the voices of Stanley and King Llort respectively. See more »

Goofs

(at around 31 mins) When Gnorga and Llort are standing in front of the viewing mirror, Llort is drawn with only one leg. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Stanley runs and bumps into a troll from behind]
Troll: Hey! Watch yourself!
[Stanley accidentally grows a flower]
Troll: Say, what was that?
[the troll laughs as Stanley drops his bag behind him and the flower jumps in]
Troll: Oh, for a minute, I thought I saw one of them, um, um, uh, flower things.
[the troll laughs]
Troll: That's a relief. I'd sure hate to have to tell the queen. Oh, well, have a rotten day!
[as the troll walks off, Stanley picks up his bag and waves]
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Crazy Credits

The final scene where the dog bites Llort continues during the beginning of the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Rock-A-Doodle (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Friends Like Us
Music by Barry Mann
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Not exactly Bluth's worst, but an unfocused mess of a movie
3 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Overall, I don't think this is Don Bluth's worst film, but it's just an unfocused mess in the animation industry. The story has some motivational lessons at first, but the first forty minutes had little to do with it until the climax, the characters are completely uninteresting especially the villain who came across as generic, there are some cutesy filler that got on my nerves, and despite it's beautiful music score, the songs themselves are really forgettable. Granted, the animation is beautiful with lots of nice backgrounds and good character designs and the voice acting is excellent, but those two flaws are outweighed by the flaws that I've already stated.

I've seen Bluth's better films, but this one, although not the worst, is a terrible movie. Unless you have kids who would like to watch something nowadays, fans of Bluth would most likely to avoid this at all costs.


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