Trollhunter Synopsis
A group of students investigates bear killings and finds a hunter that kills trolls.
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The Hollywood Reporter

The Troll Hunter injects inventiveness, folkloric idiosyncrasy and deadpan humor into the overexploited faux-documentary trend. A generous...
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75

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
The casting of Jespersen, with his sub-Wookie intonations and granite stare, is key: If this pillar of masculinity says there be trolls, I...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
André Øvredal's dry horror-comedy Trollhunter is successful on multiple levels, with a brisk pace, excellent location work and a strong...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Before Trollhunter is done with, the truth about these fairy-tale creatures - they gnaw on trees and truck tires, can be turned to stone by...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
You'll want to catch this clever movie before Hollywood ruins everything with a dumb remake.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It was an effective choice to shoot these majestic creatures vérité-style, with a jittery camera, but Trollhunter, unfortunately, is such...
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NPR

By Jeannette Catsoulis
A surpassingly silly monster movie with a side helping of satire, Trollhunter beckons mainly for its stunning Norwegian scenery and slyly...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
What Trollhunter isn't is particularly scary, but in its defense, it's not trying to be.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A lot of Trollhunter - but not enough - is funny. I imagine the best way to see the movie would be the way it was presented at Sundance, at...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
This is what happens when the Norwegians try to make their own "Blair Witch Project": We get three-headed trolls that hate Vitamin D and...
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Trollhunter review

By you_talkin_to_me
Entertaining movie with impressive special effects for a non Hollywood budget. Sometimes funny, develops the characters just enough to make you feel some attachment. Woth the watch....

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By Yuk1soN
I liked it, has a lot of beautiful landscapes, and even though it was in Norwegian I laughed quite a bit, though the people I was with didn't seem to enjoy it as much as I did....

Entertaining

By yabbadabbamoo
The" lost footage that was recovered"-style was reminiscent of the movie Cloverfield. I do not think this was the best approach for this movie. The cinematography was good, however, the myth is...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some sequences of creature terror
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Some violence, language in fun Norwegian monster movie.
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