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Trollhunter (2010)

Trolljegeren (original title)
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A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.

Director:

André Øvredal

Writer:

André Øvredal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Otto Jespersen ... Hans, trolljegeren
Glenn Erland Tosterud ... Thomas
Johanna Mørck ... Johanna
Tomas Alf Larsen ... Kalle
Urmila Berg-Domaas Urmila Berg-Domaas ... Malica
Hans Morten Hansen Hans Morten Hansen ... Finn Haugen
Robert Stoltenberg Robert Stoltenberg ... Polsk bjørnejeger
Knut Nærum Knut Nærum ... E-verkssjef
Eirik Bech Eirik Bech ... Campingplasseier
Inge Erik Henjesand Inge Erik Henjesand
TomTom Jorgensen TomTom Jorgensen ... Polsk bjørnejeger (as Tom Jørgensen)
Benedicte Aubert Ringnes Benedicte Aubert Ringnes
Magne Skjævesland Magne Skjævesland
Torunn Lødemel Stokkeland Torunn Lødemel Stokkeland ... Hilde, veterinär
Finn Norvald Øvredal Finn Norvald Øvredal
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Storyline

When bears are found dead in Norway, students from Volda University (Thomas, Johanna and cameraman Kalle) decide to investigate. They stalk the trail of the mysterious hunter Hans, expecting to find an explanation for the killings. The reluctant Hans tries to flee from the youngsters but then agrees to let them film him in action, provided they follow his orders. Soon the trio of students learns that Hans is actually a troll hunter working for a secret government agency. Further, several dangerous trolls have escaped from their territory and Hans is assigned to eliminate them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

You'll believe it when you see it!

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sequences of creature terror | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | English

Release Date:

29 October 2010 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Trollhunter See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK19,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,585, 12 June 2011

Gross USA:

$253,444

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,341,098
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film contains several references to old Scandinavian folklore. For example, the goats on a bridge and a troll under it are a reference to the "Three Billy Goats Gruff". At one point Kalle mentions an eating competition, a reference to the story "Askeladden". See more »

Goofs

Title cards at the beginning say the hard disk with the footage was received on October 13, 2008. The TST form that Hans fills in the diner was dated October 9, 2009. See more »

Quotes

Hans, trolljegeren: Let's go visit the clowns in charge of the power grid.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the final credits, there is a notice in English, claiming that "No trolls were harmed during the making of this movie". See more »

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Soundtracks

Malene
Performed by Odd Nordstoga
Music & Lyrics by Odd Nordstoga
Copyright Controlled
(P)2006 Universal Music AS
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worth watching
4 December 2016 | by ic-tigerSee all my reviews

When I watch movies, I let them sink in a bit, so I can speak about them without any feelings. This movie, without doubt, was one of the best "lost tape" genre films I've ever watched.

I really liked the story-line, and how well the film stays half document genre. The build up is a bit long, but its worth the waiting. I had no problem with the actors, some are casual, but some really do their best. I loved the special effects, it was a quality work, plus all the trolls looked unique.

Which I didn't like was the causal ending. The movie has a unique story line IMHO. I recommend it. 7/10


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