7.3/10
1,780
7 user 7 critic
Through Loki's treachery, two children in the Viking age find themselves spirited away into the world of Norse Mythology.

Directors:

Peter Madsen, Jeffrey James Varab (co-director)

Writers:

Søren Håkansson (comic book), Henning Kure (comic book) | 6 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Buster is an aspiring magician battling his status as a geek. Making things more difficult is his small size. This movie chronicles Buster's unique way of dealing with bullies, school, his ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August
Stars: Mads Bugge Andersen, Katarina Stenbeck, Peter Schrøder
Rubber Tarzan (1981)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him because Ivan litteraly is a weakling (That should explain the title Rubber Tarzan). As... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen
Stars: Alex Svanbjerg, Otto Brandenburg, Peter Schrøder
Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An owl, two sparrows, a dove and a pair of would-be aviator mice join forces to fight against an evil bird of prey who threatens the peace in their lovely forest.

Director: Jannik Hastrup
Stars: Sofie Bredesen, Vigga Bro, Lisbet Dahl
Jungledyret (1993)
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The cute little jungle creature Hugo is one of his kind. Wanted by a millionaires wife as a pet, he travels to Copenhagen. Here he meets the street fox Rita. Together they try to avoid all ... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Fjeldmark, Flemming Quist Møller
Stars: Jesper Klein, Kaya Brüel, Jytte Abildstrøm
Krummerne (1991)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The tween, Mads, finds it hard to fit in. Having feelings for a girl in class and a clumsy farther who is a teacher at his school doesn't help. By an uforseen chance of events, Mads becomes somewhat of a hero, but will he win the girl?

Director: Sven Methling
Stars: Laus Høybye, Dick Kaysø, Karen-Lise Mynster
Animation | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Samson is a young whale that doesn't have friends. He spends his time listening to his mother's stories about the legendary whale Moby Dick. Samson becomes fascinated about it and decides to go on a journey to find Moby Dick.

Director: Jannik Hastrup
Stars: Jesper Klein, Helle Hertz, Per Pallesen
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Pyrus is a Young and Wild Christmas elf who always seeks new adventures.

Stars: Jan Linnebjerg, Paul Hüttel, Jesper Klein
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Everything is normal with the Krumborg family, Two robbers want to kidnap Krumme all the while Krumme's present accidentally winds up with Mrs.Olsen.

Director: Sven Methling
Stars: Laus Høybye, Dick Kaysø, Karen-Lise Mynster
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Jan Linnebjerg, Paul Hüttel, Jesper Klein
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Denmark 1850. Tinke, a 9-year-old orphan from the wilderness, struggles to find her unknown, rich grandparents. She comes from nothing and finally gets everything, but - Tinke isn't Cinderella. Tinke is more than that."

Director: Morten Køhlert
Stars: Sarah Juel Werner, Peter Jeppe Hansen, Lisbet Dahl
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A christmas calendar production about a team of Christmas elves who are sent to assist Santa Claus in a time of crisis.

Stars: Finn Nielsen, Ann Hjort, Kirsten Peüliche
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Danish brilliant pre-teen student Nis uses his summer holiday to learn Latin so he can properly study the Knights Templar inheritance on Bjornholm island from sources. His friends Mathias, ... See full summary »

Director: Kasper Barfoed
Stars: Julie Grundtvig Wester, Christian Heldbo Wienberg, Nicklas Svale Andersen
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Dick Kaysø Dick Kaysø ... Thor (voice)
Preben Kristensen ... Loke (voice)
Laura Bro ... Røskva (voice)
Marie Ingerslev Marie Ingerslev ... Tjalfe (voice)
Nis Bank-Mikkelsen Nis Bank-Mikkelsen ... Odin / Udgårdsloke (voice)
Benny Hansen Benny Hansen ... Hymer (voice)
Olaf Nielsen Olaf Nielsen ... Rolf (voice)
Thomas Eje Thomas Eje ... Quark (voice)
Claus Ryskjær Claus Ryskjær ... Ravnen Hugin (voice)
Kirsten Rolffes Kirsten Rolffes ... Ravnen Munin / Røskvas og Tjalfes mor (voice)
Jesper Klein Jesper Klein ... Mimer / Røskvas og Tjalfes far (voice)
Susse Wold ... Sif / Elle (voice)
Percy Edwards Percy Edwards ... Other voices (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Radost Bokel ... Roskva (voice)
Hans Clarin ... Loki (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In a story based freely on Norse mythology, brother and sister Tjalfe and Røskva are paid a surprise visit by gods Thor and Loke. After the children disobey his orders, Thor takes them along with him to Asgaard, the land of gods. After quarreling with Loke, the children follow their own path, accompanied by strange creature Quark, and their adventure takes them to Odin, king of gods, to a playful forest and to the land of the giants. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Mød spilopmageren Quark i det klassiske eventyr om de nordiske guder. See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

10 October 1986 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Valhöll See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

DKK 40,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Odin did not appear in the particular graphic novels and myths the movie is based on, but the filmmakers decided that Odin was too much of an important God to be left out of a movie about Norse Mythology. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ravnen Hugin: Listen! The wind tells a saga... One that was there long ago when Yggdrasil, the tree of life, stood at the center of the world.
See more »

Connections

Spin-off Quark and the Mosquitos (1987) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great movie with a few weaknesses
23 September 2010 | by lilmaibeSee all my reviews

I will not hide it: This is the movie that defines my childhood and might be one of the things that had a major impression on me. Yet still, it does have its weaknesses: The good things first: There are, compared to other mythologies, only few movies that handle the material in a fair and nice way and not reduce the norse folks and their gods down to brutal dumb-heads with horned helmets. Valhalla, the movie and the comics even more so, certainly know what they are talking about. The movie's story is based on the mythological tale of Thor's journey to Utgard with some minor myths and some additional comic-relief mixed into it. The result is a movie that does provide some good morals without hammering them into the viewer's head like so many films unfortunately do nowadays. But now for the downsides: The movie has its dragging parts. Thor playing with his children, the building of the hut etc are nice, but feel a bit long. The responding volumes of the comic (volume 4 and 5 to be precise) came out after the movie and might, in comparison, feel a bit better done. Especially since the comics explain a lot more where the movie left things out or just had them as a throw-away scene. Another weakness might be that the movie feels a bit like it expects the viewer to know the mythology by heart at times.

Therefore, to conclude this: The movie is certainly watching, whether or not you know the myths. But try to get your hands on the comics, they are worth a look even more, if I may say so.


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed