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Director:
Writers:
Virginia Carraway (original screenplay) and
Charlie Fitzgerald (original screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
15 December 2008 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
Billy Owens is turning 11. Turns out this little rapscallion was born on the 11th day of the 11th month... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Roddy Piper ... William Thurgood
Dalton Mugridge ... Billy Owens
Christopher Fazio ... Devon Turner
Ciara O'Hanlon ... Mandy Finch
Jordon Goulet ... Kurt Nemees
Paul Germs ... Victor Mould
Jennifer Pearson ... Katherine Owens
Bob Mugridge ... William Owens
Jenny Elliott ... Principal Gwendolyn Cups
Phil Babcock ... Library Security Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Barnes ... Fireman #5
Shannon Burrows ... Press Reporter
Joe Emilio ... Paramedic #2
Les Forernie ... Fireman #1
Kelly Hagen ... Coach
Joel Hookey ... Police Officer
Duncan Irvine ... Biohazard Specialist #2
Paige Johnson ... Girl Guide #4
Brooke Marchand ... Girl Guide #5
Jennifer McMonnies ... Woman in Pawn Shop
Chloe Milne ... Girl Guide #2
Paul Mitchell ... Fireman #4
Gabrielle Mugridge ... Girl Guide #3
Shauna Nelles ... Biohazard Specialist #1
Mikayla Ottonello ... Girl Guide
Grant Purdy ... Paramedic #1
Jacob Kelly Routley ... Barnabus the Troll
Jamie Routley ... Dead Viking
Shawn Rutten ... Bully #1
Chris Seguin ... Police Officer
Karl Smith ... Fireman #3
Kevin Thorne ... Biohazard Specialist #3
Parker Vanwolve ... Bully #2
Ron Wamberough ... Fireman #2

Directed by
Mark McNabb 
 
Writing credits
Virginia Carraway (original screenplay) and
Charlie Fitzgerald (original screenplay)

Scott J. Jones (story) &
Mark McNabb (story) &
Kelly Rae Irwin (story)

Casey Jones (screenwriter)

Barry Cowan  voiceover script

Produced by
Larry Brahms .... executive producer
Kelly Rae Irwin .... producer
Marvin Jones .... executive producer
Scott J. Jones .... executive producer
Mark McNabb .... producer
Roddy Piper .... associate producer
Ryan Weeks .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Iain Kelso 
 
Cinematography by
Y. Robert Tymstra 
 
Film Editing by
Mark McNabb 
 
Production Design by
Kelly-Ann Gotts 
 
Set Decoration by
Kelly-Ann Gotts 
Duncan Irvine 
Bruce McClughan 
Matt McDonald 
Veronica McDonald 
Alyssa Nicholson 
 
Makeup Department
Jamie Routley .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Trevor Burton .... production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Steve Blair .... sound effects editor
Matt McDonald .... swing
Doug Murphy .... sound operator
 
Visual Effects by
Sherri Abell .... animation and compositing
Jeff Nantais .... visual effects director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Thorne .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robin McGregor-Namink .... wardrobe
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG for some scary moments
Runtime:
80 min
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Trivia:
The screenwriter wrote this movie with different characters and based off of Norse magical traditions. It was changed beyond recognition from it's original premise.See more »
Quotes:
Barnabus the Troll:William Thurston Owens III, I presume.
Billy Owens:Could you help us?
Barnabus the Troll:I'm here to warn you of the dangers found beyond the river.
Devon Turner:In the lair? Is it your lair?
Barnabus the Troll:It's Nemeseus', and I fear even the speaking of his name.
Mandy Finch:Well, we're not afraid.
Barnabus the Troll:You will be.
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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Good Goda, 29 October 2011
Author: matwi42 from United States

It's hard to make a fun, enjoyable "bad" movie. I've seen a wide selection of b-movies, cheesy plots/writing, stiff acting, cheap effects. Some are good fun to watch. Others are painful to force yourself through without MST3K. This is one of the fun ones, filled with laughable content and easy to watch without outside riffing, one reason I gave this 3 stars.

The plot moves along nicely enough, filled with bad lines (i.e. "The strongest bond between friends is friendship"), stagnant acting from most, and topped off with Roddy Piper's accent - a mash-up of Tom Waits and Christian Bale's "Batman" voice.

Any fan of b-movies should add this to their must-see as a blatant Harry Potter knock-off with parts Narnia, parts Goonies, and parts SyFy Thor with extra cheese.

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