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The Boy with the Golden Pants (2014)

Pojken med guldbyxorna (original title)
When Mats stumbles upon a pair of pants containing an unlimited amount of money, everything changes. Now he can buy everything he ever wanted, not knowing that powerful forces are tracking him down.


Ella Lemhagen


Ella Lemhagen (screenplay), Max Lundgren (based on novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lukas Holgersson Lukas Holgersson ... Mats
Olle Krantz Olle Krantz ... David
Nina Sand Nina Sand ... Livli
Shanti Roney ... Torkel
Jimmy Lindström ... Zeke
Kurt Ravn ... William Otto
Annika Hallin ... Katarina Heed
Lotta Karlge Lotta Karlge ... Susanne
Rolf Lydahl ... Bank Manager Handelsbanken
Kjell Wilhelmsen Kjell Wilhelmsen ... David's Uncle
Lena Carlsson Lena Carlsson ... Livli's Mother
Harald Hamrell ... Police
Mats Blomgren ... Sten Bergman
Mats Andersson Mats Andersson ... Police Chief Wallén
Stella Rauan Norrthon Stella Rauan Norrthon ... Emma


When Mats and David are swimming in the harbor at the outskirts of Stockholm, some other boys take their clothes, but drop them after some hundred meters. Mats' trousers have become dirty of oil, but he finds another pair of trousers on the quay. To his big surprise he discovers that he can take one banknote after another, in an endless stream, from the right pocket of his new trousers. He and David go on a shopping spree, but when they involve the girl Livli in their secret, they understand that they should use the money for more noble purposes. They start by helping the homeless man Zeke, and continue by sending 50 million crowns to various aid organizations. From the TV News they learn that a similar sum of money has disappeared in a mysterious way from the banks, and understand that there must be some connection. The whole bank system is on its way to collapse, so the police are eager to seize the children. Also the arms dealer William Otto is looking for the magic trousers, which... Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Sweden | Denmark



Release Date:

26 September 2014 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Junge mit den Goldhosen See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The industrial area in the end of the movie is not in Norway but just outside of Vänersborg in an actual steel industry. See more »


Lotta Karlge is mentioned twice as the character of Susanne during the end credit sequence with just a few names in between. See more »


Version of Pojken med guldbyxorna (1975) See more »


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A really horrible movie kids shouldn't watch
24 April 2016 | by BelzehbubSee all my reviews

The "bonus" son got this for his 7th birthday from his mom. We watched it and I got so mad I had to leave the room!

It felt horrible having the kids watch when bigger kids use foul language, put other people in jeopardy, have no love for family, no empathy and are obviously raised by chimps.

I had to sit and see kids bribing homeless people to do the kids work ( summer work for kids) and at the same time they're mocking the homeless people and eating snacks on a bench.

My partner actually told me the movie got even worse, I couldn't finish it because I got furious.

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