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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 Mørck ... Johanna
Tomas Alf Larsen 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
Tom Jørgensen Tom Jørgensen ... Polsk bjørnejeger
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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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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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:

NOK 19,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,585, 12 June 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$252,652, 18 September 2011
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Trollhunter contains many references to Norwegian culture and Norwegian folktales e.g. the belief that there are different species of trolls, trolls having a tail, multiple heads, the ability to smell a Christian's blood, trolls eating rocks, but loving meat and sometimes being man-eaters. The trolls are also described as big, old, strong, but slow and dim-witted, turning to stone when exposed to sunlight. The film also has several specific references to some traditional fairy tales e.g. Boots Who Ate a Match With the Troll, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Soria Moria Castle. 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

Thomas: Do you think Michael Moore gave up after the first try?
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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 »

Connections

Remade as Troll Hunter See more »

Soundtracks

Mjød
Performed by Kvelertak
Music & Lyrics by Kvelertak
Copyright Controlled
(P)2010 Indie Recordings
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A masterpiece from Norway!
6 November 2010 | by Kevgull87See all my reviews

The Trollhunter mixes comedy,horror,brilliant special-effects,Norwegian fairy tales and our beautiful nature in an excellent way.Otto Jespersen fits perfect in the role as the Trollhunter.

The Trollhunter made me interested and curious from the beginning to the end. It's not just a movie with plenty of action and gore.Along you get good and funny explanations of things you might wonder of. The movie was filmed with a hand-held camera and that worked very well.The Trollhunter is also quite innovative.The Cloverfield,Rec and The Blair Witch Project are all in the same category, but I think that The Trollhunter has something more than those movies.They who made the movie claims namely that Trolls do exist in the woods of Norway.

The Trollhunter will definitely be a cult-classic!


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