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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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Glenn Erland Tosterud ...
Johanna Mørck ...
Tomas Alf Larsen ...
Urmila Berg-Domaas ...
Hans Morten Hansen ...
Robert Stoltenberg ...
Knut Nærum ...
Eirik Bech ...
Inge Erik Henjesand
Tom Jørgensen ...
Benedicte Aubert Ringnes
Magne Skjævesland
Torunn Lødemel Stokkeland ...
Hilde, veterinär
Finn Norvald Øvredal
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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 | trailer | cameraman | See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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

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29 October 2010 (Norway)  »

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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 »

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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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At the end of the final credits, there is a notice in English, claiming that "No trolls were harmed during the making of this movie". See more »

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Wild Bird
Performed by Big Bang
Music & Lyrics by Øystein Greni
Copyright Controlled
(P)2000 Warner Music Norway
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A very new twist to monster movies
12 February 2011 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

We have all seen the monster movies lately, they always seem to include: zombies, vampires of werewolves. The Troll throws monster movies through a loop by inserting the mythical troll.

The acting was very much above par. Not superb but well above average. The special effects were a wonder. The trolls actually looked realistic, though we all know they are fake. The realness actually pulled you into the movie.

The movie really held tight to the myths behind trolls, such as: smelling Christians, turning to stone and exploding with sunlight.

Having it set-up in a Blair Witch type, with a first person camera angle, made the movie all the more exciting. There was just enough camera shake to make you believe that the cameraman was running, but not enough to make you sick.

All-in-all this was an excellent movie. If I could make up one complaint, it is the abruptness of the end. I assume it is left this way for a potential sequel.


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