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A Troll in Central Park (1994)

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An evil witch banishes a flower loving troll named, Stanley, to New York City where he befriends two young children.

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Cast

Cast overview:
... Stanley (voice)
... Gnorga (voice)
... Llort (voice)
... Alan (voice) (as Jonathon Price)
... Hillary (voice)
... Gus (voice)
Tawny Sunshine Glover ... Rosie (voice)
... Generic Pansy (voice)
... Boss (voice)
Pat Musick ... Snuffy (voice) (as Pat Musik)
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Storyline

Stanley is a kindhearted, popular troll who can create flowers with a mere touch. When Gnorga, the mean-spirited Queen of the Kingdom of Trolls discovers Stanley's secret, she banishes him to a faraway place where she assumes nothing green can grow - New York City! Taking refuge in Central Park, Stanley befriends two young children, Gus and his baby sister Rosie. The three share wonderful adventures until Gnorga decides to let her mischief-making magic loose in the Big Apple. Written by Lesley Sweeting (Taken from back of R1 DVD cover)

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Believe in Yourself and You Can Do Anything! See more »


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7 October 1994 (UK)  »

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$71,368
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Don Bluth: [object] Rosie carries her bottle with her throughout the film. See more »

Goofs

In the full screen version, when Gus and Rosie leave Stanley to go home, some of their bodies start to vanish. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Stanley runs and bumps into a troll from behind]
Troll: Hey! Watch yourself!
[Stanley accidentally grows a flower]
Troll: Say, what was that?
[the troll laughs as Stanley drops his bag behind him and the flower jumps in]
Troll: Oh, for a minute, I thought I saw one of them, um, um, uh, flower things.
[the troll laughs]
Troll: That's a relief. I'd sure hate to have to tell the queen. Oh, well, have a rotten day!
[as the troll walks off, Stanley picks up his bag and waves]
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Crazy Credits

After the credits are over, an image of Stanley appears. His green thumb lights up, and the words "A Don Bluth Presentation" appear, then they vanish. See more »

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Soundtracks

Queen of Mean
Music by Robert Folk
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Performed by Cloris Leachman
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Another Underrated Classic
31 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is another movie that I saw years and years ago that I still love today. It's that good of a movie (you never get sick of it). The music makes you want to sing along but not in a cheesy, corny kind of way, the animation is grilled to perfection, and the plot is brilliant for toddlers, which we all know have active imaginations. It's also thoroughly underrated (it didn't even make a million dollars at the box office). I don't know why because it's such a great movie. If you have a toddler who's hankering for something to watch that they'll enjoy, I recommend this movie. It may have not been the most successful movie in the world (an understatement), but, in my opinion, it's a stunning classic.


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