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Troll (1986)
Horror Movies & Sci-Fi Movies Database
12.22.09

Troll (1986) Torok is an ancient troll, and he is using the body of Wendy Anne to disguise himself, in order to take over an apartment building. Wendy's newly moved family is just settling in, and while her parents suspect nothing, her brother Harry notices a change in her behavior instantly. Using an emerald ring, Torok transforms the residents into plant pods and plans to restore his old world in which he once lived in many years ago. We soon discover Torok is the ex-husband of Eunice St. Clair, a resident in the building who was married to Torok long ago before he became his transformed self.

Movie Tagline:
Come closer...

Title: Troll
Release Date: January 17, 1986
Runtime: 82 mins
Genre: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Languages: English
Country: USA, Italy
Colors: Color
Sound: Dolby
IMDB Rating: 3.5
Buried.com Rating: 4.5 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With T

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director(s):
John Carl Buechler

Cast:
Noah Hathaway ...Harry Potter Jr.
Michael Moriarty ...Harry Potter Sr.
Shelley Hack ...Anne Potter
Jenny Beck ...Wendy Anne Potter
Sonny Bono ...Peter Dickinson
Phil Fondacaro ...Malcolm Mallory / Torok the Troll
Brad Hall ...William Daniels
Anne Lockhart ...young Eunice St. Clair
Julia Louis Dreyfus ...Jeanette Cooper
Gary Sandy ...Barry Tabor
June Lockhart ...Eunice St. Clair
Robert Hathaway ...First Policeman
James Beck ...Policeman #2
Dale Wyatt ...Dickinson's girlfriend
Barbara Sciorilli ...Fairy
Viviana Giusti ...Fairy
Jesse Carfora ...Fairy
Debra Dion ...young couple on TV
Charles Band ...young couple on TV
Jacquelyn Band ...Older couple on TV
Albert Band ...Older couple on TV
Frank Welker ...Vocal Effects (voice)
John Carl Buechler ...Sorceror

Producer(s):
Albert Band
Charles Band
Debra Dion

Writer(s):
John Carl Buechler
Ed Naha

Composer(s):
Richard Band

Movie Soundtrack(s):
"Summertime Blues"
"Cantos Profane"

More Movie Taglines:
  • Come closer...
  • Worlds of Magic, Mystery and Menace.
  • Welcome to the World of...TROLL
  • Where myths and legends come to life.
Movie Quote(s):
  • Wendy Potter: Ratburgers!
  • Wendy Potter: Pease porridge hot, pease porridge cold, pease porridge in the pot nine days old.
  • Peter Dickinson: [about Wendy] Is she rabid? Anne Potter: She excitable... she's... Kids!
  • Peter Dickinson: You have the distinction of owning the only two children in the entire building. Harry Potter Sr.: Oh, we don't own 'em, we just rent! Peter Dickinson: Well, let me give it to you straight Harry Boy! You see, I am a single, unattached guy. And I live upstairs, right above you. Now, I'm into swinging, and children having pillow fights at all hours of the night while I'm trying to score, may cause a few strikeouts, you get me Harry Boy! Harry Potter Sr.: Yes, sir. Peter Dickinson: Good! [Enters an apartment] Harry Potter Sr.: Mr. Dickenson, wrong apartment. Peter Dickinson: [Exits sacastic] Shit!
  • Harry Potter Sr.: What's going on out there? Anne Potter: [Referring to Wendy] She tried to bite me!
Movie Trivia:
  • On Wendy's wall is a poster for John Carl Buechler's previous film, Ragewar (1984).
  • The picture of Galwyn in his human form (before being turned into a mushroom) that Eunice St. Clair shows to Harry Potter Jr. is in reality a caricature of the film's director, John Carl Buechler.
  • The hero of this film is a boy named Harry Potter and he is surrounded by a fantasy world of witches, wizards and magic - eleven years before J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels swept the publishing world.
  • This is Julia Louis-Dreyfus' film debut.
  • The green and white hat that Harry Potter Sr. wears at the beginning of the film is from the Real Betis Balompie, a soccer team from Sevilla, Spain.
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