Trolljegeren

Trolljegeren poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $253,444Details
International Box Office $112,124
Worldwide Box Office $365,568
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

The government says there’s nothing to worry about—it’s just a problem with bears making trouble in the mountains and forests of Norway. But local hunters don’t believe it—and neither do a trio of college students who want to find out the truth. Armed with a video camera, they trail a mysterious “poacher,” who wants nothing to do with them. But their persistence lands them straight in the path of the objects of his pursuits: Trolls. They soon find themselves documenting every move of this grizzled, unlikely hero—The Troll Hunter—risking their lives to uncover the secrets of creatures only thought to exist in fairy tales.

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,500,000
Domestic Releases: June 10th, 2011 (Limited) by Magnet Pictures, released as Troll Hunter
Video Release: August 23rd, 2011 by Magnolia Video
MPAA Rating: PG for some sequences of creature terror.
(Rating bulletin 2167, 4/13/2011)
Keywords: Cinema Verite, Based on an UNTRUE Story, Found Footage, Conspiracy Theory, Cover Up, Mockumentary, Foreign Language, Cryptozoology
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Filmkameratene AS, Filmfondet Fuzz, SF Norge AS

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 23rd, 2011

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Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: TrollHunter

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Per Theater Chart: Hat Trick for Tree

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Limited Releases are a Real Trip

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/07/04 44 $7,135   21 $340   $111,614 25
2011/09/05 112 $281   4 $70   $247,330 88

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/06/10 71 $5,585   1 $5,585   $5,585 3
2011/06/17 62 $13,302 +138% 5 $2,660   $21,467 10
2011/06/24 55 $20,125 +51% 9 $2,236   $52,593 17
2011/07/01 42 $40,835 +103% 21 $1,945   $104,479 24
2011/07/08 53 $19,222 -53% 19 $1,012   $150,068 31
2011/07/15 60 $10,369 -46% 20 $518   $174,313 38
2011/07/22 63 $10,305 -1% 21 $491   $193,387 45
2011/07/29 71 $7,588 -26% 12 $632   $206,792 52
2011/08/05 79 $7,409 -2% 16 $463   $217,718 59
2011/08/12 77 $8,559 +16% 14 $611   $234,158 66
2011/08/19 97 $2,406 -72% 5 $481   $240,851 73
2011/08/26 104 $1,314 -45% 4 $329   $243,757 80
2011/09/02 114 $1,722 +31% 4 $431   $247,049 87
2011/09/09 115 $1,009 -41% 2 $505   $249,354 94
2011/09/16 107 $2,544 +152% 3 $848   $252,652 101

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Cast

Otto Jespersen    The Trollhunter
Glenn Erland Tosterud    Thomas Schoien
Tomas Alf Larsen    Kalle Stensvik
Johanna Morck    Johanna Pedersen
Urmila Berg-Domaas    Malika Malay-Olsen

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Andre Ovredal
Screenwriter    Andre Ovredal
Executive Producer    John M. Jacobson
Producer    Sveinung Golimo