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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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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

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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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Official Sites:

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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, 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

When Poppy and Branch first enter the Bergen castle, they briefly pass by a painting that parodies the famous Norman Rockwell painting "Freedom from Want" which shows a family around the table for Thanksgiving dinner. In this version, it depicts Bergens around the table for the Trollstice feast. See more »

Goofs

When the king says "hug time," while in Branch's secret lair, he has all his clothes on. In the next shot he is only wearing his underwear. See more »

Quotes

Branch: Do you have to be in a good mood?
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: the serving cart with Chef and Creek on it stops in the middle of nowhere. Chef tries to eat Creek, but they get eaten by a monster together. See more »


Soundtracks

September
Written by Maurice White, Al McKay and Allee Willis
Performed by Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, featuring Earth Wind & Fire (as Earth, Wind & Fire)
Produced by Justin Timberlake, Timbaland (as Timbaland), and Earth Wind & Fire (as Earth, Wind & Fire)
Justin Timberlake appears courtesy of RCA Records
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I have to confess I really enjoyed it!
18 February 2017 | by sandykempSee all my reviews

I expected this to be another identikit kids animated movie like we've seen so many times before over the years. You know....typical cash in on a franchise or trend doing the rounds at that time.

However I will admit I really did enjoy this movie. It has some great music in it. Some unexpected (and great!) 80s covers included throughout and overall it did have some great dialogue and funny little moments mixed in there.

Yeah so the story is pretty predictable but the voice talent and the animation carries it off so well you don't mind so much.

Its not gonna win any awards but there are worse ways to spend an afternoon with your kids.


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