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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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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 film contains several references to old Scandinavian folklore. For example, the goats on a bridge and a troll under it are a reference to the "Three Billy Goats Gruff". At one point Thomas mentions an eating competition, a reference to the story "Askeladden". See more »

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Title cards at the beginning say the hard disk with the footage was received on October 13, 2008. The TST form that Hans fills in the diner was dated October 9, 2009. See more »

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Hans, trolljegeren: Troll!
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Crazy Credits

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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Remade as Troll Hunter 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 masterpiece from Norway!
6 November 2010 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

The Trollhunter mixes comedy,horror,brilliant special-effects,Norwegian fairy tales and our beautiful nature in an excellent way.Otto Jespersen fits perfect in the role as the Trollhunter.

The Trollhunter made me interested and curious from the beginning to the end. It's not just a movie with plenty of action and gore.Along you get good and funny explanations of things you might wonder of. The movie was filmed with a hand-held camera and that worked very well.The Trollhunter is also quite innovative.The Cloverfield,Rec and The Blair Witch Project are all in the same category, but I think that The Trollhunter has something more than those movies.They who made the movie claims namely that Trolls do exist in the woods of Norway.

The Trollhunter will definitely be a cult-classic!


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