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Trollhunter (2010)
"Trolljegeren" (original title)

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A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Glenn Erland Tosterud ...
Johanna Mørck ...
Tomas Alf Larsen ...
Kalle
Urmila Berg-Domaas ...
Malica
Hans Morten Hansen ...
Finn Haugen
Robert Stoltenberg ...
Polsk bjørnejeger
Knut Nærum ...
E-verkssjef
Eirik Bech ...
Campingplasseier
Inge Erik Henjesand
Tom Jørgensen ...
Polsk bjørnejeger
Benedicte Aubert Ringnes
Magne Skjævesland
Torunn Lødemel Stokkeland ...
Hilde, veterinär
Finn Norvald Øvredal
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Storyline

When bears are found dead in Norway, the students of the Volda University Thomas, Johanna and the cameraman Kalle decide to investigate. They stalk the trailer of the mysterious hunter Hans expecting to find an explanation for the killings. The reluctant Hans tries to flee from the youngsters, but he agrees that they film him in action provided they follow his orders. Sooner the trio of students learns that Hans is actually a troll hunter that works for a secret government agency. Further, several dangerous trolls have escaped from their territory and Hans is assigned to eliminate them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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hunter | troll | bear | norway | cameraman | See more »

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You'll believe it when you see it!

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sequences of creature terror | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 October 2010 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Trollhunter  »

Box Office

Budget:

NOK 19,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,585 (USA) (10 June 2011)

Gross:

$252,652 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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The movie contains several characters played by Norwegian comedians: Otto Jespersen (the troll hunter), Knut Nærum (the power plant supervisor), Robert Stoltenberg (the Polish bear supplier), and Hans Morten Hansen (Finn, the troll hunter's boss) are all high profile comedians. See more »

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There are two different mountain routes escalating from Øvre Årdal, the place where they visited the vet. In the film they are alternating shown driving on both when they leave the place. See more »

Quotes

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg: [Speaking at a televised press conference] Few people find power grids attractive. I certainly don't. Norwegians are pro-electricity, but against power lines. That won't work in the long run. Norway has trolls, so more power lines are needed. That's just the way it is.
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SPOILER: After the credits there is a jump sequence where three roaring trolls burst out of a cave and at the camera See more »

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Remade as Troll Hunter See more »

Soundtracks

Wild Bird
Performed by Big Bang
Music & Lyrics by Øystein Greni
Copyright Controlled
(P)2000 Warner Music Norway
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Incredibly fun
24 January 2011 | by (Salt Lake City, Utah) – See all my reviews

I saw this at Sundance last Friday and have to say it is the most fun I have had at the movies in a long while. The story is filmed in "mockumentary" style a la Cloverfield and has a healthy dose of dry Scandanavian humor to accent the dramatic and action sequences. While the story is relatively tight, it does not have the pretense as Sundance entries often do, as it never takes itself too seriously. We ran into a couple of the film's producers the next day in Park City and found them to be as grounded as the film they were behind.

I highly recommend this film and seriously hope it sees the light of day in the U.S.


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