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Trolls (2016)

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After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

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Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn (co-director)

Writers:

Jonathan Aibel (screenplay by), Glenn Berger (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Kendrick ... Poppy (voice)
Justin Timberlake ... Branch (voice)
Zooey Deschanel ... Bridget (voice)
Christopher Mintz-Plasse ... King Gristle (voice)
Christine Baranski ... Chef (voice)
Russell Brand ... Creek (voice)
Gwen Stefani ... DJ Suki (voice)
John Cleese ... King Gristle Sr. (voice)
James Corden ... Biggie (voice)
Jeffrey Tambor ... King Peppy (voice)
Ron Funches ... Cooper (voice)
Aino Jawo Aino Jawo ... Satin (voice)
Caroline Hjelt Caroline Hjelt ... Chenille (voice)
Kunal Nayyar ... Guy Diamond (voice)
Quvenzhané Wallis ... Harper (voice)
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Storyline

From the creators of Shrek comes the most smart, funny, irreverent animated comedy of the year, DreamWorks' Trolls. This holiday season, enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach. Featuring original music from Justin Timberlake, and soon-to-be classic mash-ups of songs from other popular artists, the film stars the voice talents of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Russell Brand, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Ron Funches, Icona Pop, Gwen Stefani, and many more. DreamWorks' TROLLS is a fresh, broad comedy filled with music, heart and hair-raising adventures. In November of 2016, nothing can prepare you for our new Troll world. Written by 20th Century Fox

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Find your happy place See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trolls See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,581,142, 6 November 2016

Gross USA:

$153,707,064

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$346,864,462
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Company Credits

Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The tenth computer-animated film with a female character voiced by a male, in this case with Smidge, after Monsters, Inc. (2001) with Roz, Shrek 2 (2004) with Doris, The Incredibles (2004) with Edna Mode, Robots (2005) with Madame Gasket, Madagascar (2005) with a spider, Chicken Little (2005) with Goosey Loosey, Shrek the Third (2007) with Mabel, Shrek Forever After (2010) with some of Rumpelstiltskin's witch minions, and Turbo (2013) with Kim Ly. See more »

Goofs

When Branch and Princess Poppy are waiting inside Branch's bunker we do not see the lever. But in next shot Branch pulls the lever down and they go under the bunker. See more »

Quotes

Chef: [furiously] Don't listen to her! There's only one way to be happy. My way! With me in charge, I'll serve you Troll every day of the year. With me as queen, all of life will be a never-ending feast of happiness!
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits has the united Trolls and Bergens together dancing and singing to "September" from Earth, Wind, and Fire. See more »

Alternate Versions

The FX print begins with the 2013 Universal Pictures logo plastered over the 2010 20th Century Fox logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Talking with Chris Hardwick: James Corden (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Written by Fabian Andre, Gus Kahn and Wilbur Schwandt
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The Hidden Happiness Within
29 November 2016 | by zalouteacherSee all my reviews

This movie has some really nice allegorical lessons that are of great wisdom to the youngster and oldster as well. It goes around the notion of happiness and beauty. These two notions, easy as they seem, entail a lot of thoughts and many philosophers have wondered and wandered about them. It also depicts the causality of our happiness and sadness and the fact that what surfaces on the ground as a reluctance to be happy is no longer than an aftermath of deep incident such as what happened to Branch who happened to lost her life for him and the same for Poppy who happened to have never known "real world" as Branch told her. Bridget reminisces us of the mantra that the way we define truth is the same way we define beauty; however, we don't have to define but we're rather given definitions the rest of our lives and it's up to us to discover happiness inside us and go out to find who will find it for us inside us.


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