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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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The spectacular adventure of a magical troll who teaches two children that when you believe in yourself... You can do anything! See more »


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7 October 1994 (UK)  »

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A Troll in Central Park  »

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$71,368
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Co-director Gary Goldman said during an interview that the reason the movie did so poorly at the box office was the fact that it was released without any promotion, and that release was limited. He also stated that its distributor Warner Bros. did not have any confidence in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Llort locks Rosie in a dog transport box the hinge of the door of the box is on the left side, when Gus lets her out the hinge is on the right side. 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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Friends Like Us
Music by Barry Mann
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Loved this when I was young
23 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

My grandmother bought me this movie many many years ago (I still have it on VHS) and I loved this movie then. The cute plot line and message that you can do anything and be yourself makes it a cute movie for young kids. Compared to some of the movies available out there now, I would definitely show this to my children. There is singing, dancing flowers, and a cute troll to boot!

No, it is not the most sophisticated film, but still a cute one! My only caution is that Gnorga, the Queen, may frighten some children, especially when she is fighting to with Stanley to take the children. Overall, this movie still has a special place in my heart from when I was young.


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