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Troll 2 (1990)

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A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.

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Claudio Fragasso (as Drake Floyd)

Writers:

Rossella Drudi (screenplay), Claudio Fragasso (screenplay) (as Drake Floyd) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Paul Stephenson ... Joshua Waits (as Michael Stephenson)
George Hardy ... Michael Waits
Margo Prey ... Diana Waits
Connie Young ... Holly Waits (as Connie McFarland)
Robert Ormsby ... Grandpa Seth
Deborah Reed ... Creedence Leonore Gielgud
Jason Wright ... Elliott Cooper
Darren Ewing Darren Ewing ... Arnold
Jason Steadman Jason Steadman ... Drew
David McConnell ... Brent
Gary Carlston Gary Carlston ... Sheriff Gene Freak (as Gary Carlson)
Mike Hamill Mike Hamill ... Bells
Don Packard ... Drugstore Owner
Christina Reynolds Christina Reynolds ... Cindy
Glenn Gerner Glenn Gerner ... Peter
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Storyline

A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare. His attempt to save his beloved family is assisted by the spectre of his deceased grandfather. Also, there are NO trolls in this movie, only goblins. Written by Mike Thibault <mtt1853@rit.edu>

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There's nothing more frightening than a little boy's nightmare...until it turns real. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Goblins See more »

Filming Locations:

Morgan, Utah, USA See more »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmirage, Filmirage See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

For George Hardy's audition, all he did was act out his now famous line "You can't piss on hospitality!" in front of nine smoking Italians, none of whom understood English. George was told that he got the role partially because the Italians loved the energy he put into it. See more »

Goofs

When Grandpa Seth pulls the car over, internal shots show the car on a major highway, with several lanes running through fields. External shots show the car on a small country lane in the woods. See more »

Quotes

Holly: But how are we going to make grandpa come?
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Alternate Versions

There is one slight inconsistency between the VHS version and the DVD version. In the VHS, when sheriff Gene Freak gives Drew the sandwich, after Drew bites into it he says "thank you sheriff this is good". But in the DVD, you see him mouthing "thank you sheriff this is..." and then you hear the word "good". In other words, they muted the words "thank you sheriff this is" on the DVD version. However, this was later corrected for Scream Factory's Blu-Ray release. See more »

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If this movie passes for a horror flick, then so does Bambi
18 June 2005 | by lmntathffanSee all my reviews

YIKES! I have not seen this movie recently, but I remember wanting to see it when I was very young, right when it had just came out. I believe I was 7 or 8, and I saw the movie in a blockbuster, read the back as best as I could, and said, "That sounds funny". I vaguely remember an opening scene where a man is being fed food by a girl, and he turns into a tree or dies or something, and immediately, I thought, "What the hell is this crap?". The movie progresses at an equally bad rate: A family comes to a town called Nilbog, and not a single one of them notices that Nilbog spelled backwards is Goblin, which makes no sense, because the title of the movie is, I believe, TROLL 2, not Goblin 2. Of course, the lead character, a small boy, happens to glance into a rear view mirror on his parents car, and see's that Nilbog backwards spells Goblin. Only one problem: Nilbog reflected in a rear view mirror spells qodliN, not gobliN. WHOOPS! Then there's this stupid chase scene through a forest, where Goblins keep on popping up from nowhere, and urging people to run towards them. Over all, this movie was pure junk. 1 star because I am in a good mood.


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