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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.

Directors:

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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les Trolls See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,581,142, 6 November 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$153,707,064

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$346,864,462
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is James Corden's first animated movie since Norm of the North (2016) and The Emoji Movie (2017). See more »

Goofs

Chef puts the trolls in a cage. The spaces between the bars are larger than most of the trolls. They could just walk out, open the latch, then all escape. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Smidge: Oh, my God!
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Crazy Credits

The DreamWorks Animation logo turns into a scrapbook page, and the fisher boy gets a Troll hairdo.

The DreamWorks theme is sung by the Trolls. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

What U Workin' With
Written by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson and Ilya Salmanzadeh (as Ilya)
Performed by Gwen Stefani featuring Justin Timberlake
Produced by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Ilya Salmanzadeh (as Ilya)
Mixed by Serban Ghenea
Gwen Stefani appears courtesy of Interscope Records
Justin Timberlake appears courtesy of RCA Records
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This movie made me happy
3 January 2017 | by george saoulidisSee all my reviews

No really, it did. I couldn't believe how nice this movie made me feel as I was watching it. The story is a pretty standard hero's journey, but with the evil trolls or grendels or whatever eating happy trolls to get happy themselves. It seemed a little dark at first, but everything works out in the end of course, as this is a kids movie. It shows good and bad in equal measure, which I believe is how we should educate kids, not keep them in a bubble. The lessons it teaches are actually nice, don't give up, persevere, happiness is within. The boy troll (Timberlake) is so funny, especially in the beginning. Anna Kendrick is hilarious with snappy dialogue. The songs are a bit old fashioned, the fact that the writer is nostalgic really stands out. But they fit the story, rather than being just music breaks, so it's good.


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