20 Best Movies About Trolls You Need to See

20 Best Movies About Trolls You Need to See
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If you are looking for movies about trolls you are in the right place. In this article, we have made a list of the best movies about trolls you can currently watch.

Some of the movies on our list are not only about trolls but do include them as a part of the movie. Also, some of the movies on our list are well known movies, while others are real gems for troll lovers.

Check out beloved the best movies about trolls and pick your next watch.

Trollhunter (2010)

Trollhunter (2010)

A group of students investigate a series of mysterious deaths allegedly caused by bears, but soon discover that there are far more dangerous things involved. They start following the mysterious hunter and realize that he is actually hunting trolls.

Troll (2022)

Troll (2022)

Deep inside Dovra Mountain, something gigantic is awakening after a thousand years of captivity. Destroying everything in its path, the creature is fast approaching the capital of Norway. But how do you stop something you thought only existed in Norwegian folklore?

Troll (1986)

Troll (1986)

When an evil troll named Torok attempts to make cataclysmic changes that will wipe out humanity forever, an ancient sorceress will join forces with the boy to stop him before he can accomplish his diabolical plan.

Troll 2 (1990)

Troll 2 (1990)

When young Joshua learns that he will be going on vacation with his family to a small town called Nilbog, he protests adamantly. He is warned by the spirit of his deceased grandfather that goblins populate the town.

His parents, Michael and Diana, dismiss his apprehensions, but soon learn to appreciate their son’s warnings. Guided by his grandfather’s ghost, will Joshua and his family stand a chance in fighting off these evil beings?

The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (2017)

The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (2017)

Princess Kristin turns 18 and is obliged to be married. According to the legend, the wedding must happen at once, otherwise, a gruesome troll will take her away to the mountain. Prince Fredrik arrives to wed Kristin, but she refuses him and runs away.

The king promises his daughter’s hand and half the kingdom to whoever can save her. Three poor farm boys, Per, Pål, and Espen, head out to find her and slay the Mountain King, in order to claim the reward and save their farm from ruin.

Trolls (2016)

Trolls (2016)

Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known.

Trolls 2: World Tour (2020)

Trolls 2: World Tour (2020)

Queen Poppy and Branch make a surprising discovery — there are other Troll worlds beyond their own, and their distinct differences create big clashes between these various tribes.

When a mysterious threat puts all of the Trolls across the land in danger, Poppy, Branch, and their band of friends must embark on an epic quest to create harmony among the feuding Trolls to unite them against certain doom.

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton play a brother and sister who, after experiencing trauma and escaping from a gingerbread house, decide to devote their lives to hunting and killing witches. Armed to the teeth, the duo battle monsters and track down an evil witch who kidnaps children.

At one point, a witch kidnaps five children from the village, and Hansel and Gretel go hunting without thinking. They have the weapons, attitude and experience to win, but this time they will have to face much stronger forces of evil.

Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

Life would be beautiful if someone like Ernest P. Worrell were on this planet. In this film, it is he who helps the troll to escape from the grave. He accidentally trips over a tombstone on the grave of a centuries-old troll and sets off an ancient curse. When an evil creature starts moving around town kidnapping children, Ernest must take control.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

During a grueling journey to Mordor, where they intend to destroy in a volcano the famous magic ring that Sauron, the lord of darkness, who is trying to rule Middle-earth, wants to get hold of, the good-natured hobbit Frodo Baggins (E. Wood) and his inseparable friend Samwise “Sam” Gamgee (S. Astin) gradually they realize that their companion, capricious and physically distorted creature Gollum (A. Serkis) is a lying and very greedy creature. Gollum was once a hobbit named Smeagol, who was turned into a killer and disfigured by the terrifying power of the ring.

While Gollum leads Frodo and Sam towards Mordor, planning their murders and stealing the ring, in the kingdom of Rohan are Frodo’s friends and comrades, the powerful wizard Gandalf the White (I. McKellen), the brave warrior Aragorn (V. Mortensen), the extremely skilled elf Legolas (O Bloom), the fearless dwarf Gimli (J. Rhys-Davies) and the hobbits Peregrin “Pippin” Took (B. Boyd) and Merryadoc “Merry” Brandybuck (D. Monaghan). In anticipation of the imminent decisive battle against Sauron’s forces of evil, among which are monsters orcs and giant narguls, Gandalf and Aragorn want to gain as allies the wise Rohan king Théoden (B. Hill), his brave daughter Éowyn (M. Otto) and their warriors.

At the same time, the wise Elven leader Elrond (H. Weaving) discovers that his daughter Princess Arwen (L. Tyler) has given up her immortality for her love for Aragorn. Before the final battle for Mordor, the key conflict between the forces of good and evil will take place under the walls of ancient Minas Tirith, the kingdom of the decadent ruler Denethor (J. Noble), the father of Aragorn’s slain comrade Boromir and the brother of the self-sacrificing prince Faramir (D. Wenham).

The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey (2012)

The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey (2012)

Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) is approaching his 111th birthday and he decides to record the adventure he experienced 60 years ago so that his nephew Frodo (Elijah Wood) will one day be familiar with the adventure. The story begins with the dwarf Thror (Jeffrey Thomas) and his reign in Erebor when everyone lived in abundance and happiness before the dragon Smaug came, who destroyed the city of Dale and drove the dwarves from their mountain so he could take the gold.

Thror’s grandson Thorin (Richard Armitage) noticed King Thranduil (Lee Pace) and his elves on a nearby hill, unwilling to be drawn into battle. Later in the Shire, 50-year-old Bilbo hosts Thorin and his company of dwarves at the urging of the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen), who persuades Bilbo to come with them because they need someone who can “break in” to the dragon and bring back the gold.

Border (2018)

Border (2018)

Tina is a customs control employee where her special talent comes to the fore: she has a much better sense of smell than all the other colleagues she works with. Not a single prohibited substance, not a single smuggled item can escape it.

However, one day she meets a man who radiates an aroma that was completely unknown to her until that moment. Before she becomes aware of it, the door to a mythological world opens for her, which is both beautiful and malignant at the same time, and Tina very quickly gets to know a new life that is completely different from her previous one.

Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2016)

Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2016)

In this animated adaptation of Guillermo Del Toro’s novel, we follow the adventures of brave fifteen-year-old James Lake, who inadvertently becomes the owner of a magical talisman. That talisman will open the door for Jake to an incredible hidden world where trolls, goblins and other fantastic creatures live.

Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (2020)

Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (2020)

Following the events of Trollhunters and 3Below, Hisirdoux ” Douxie” Casperan – who has secretly been the apprentice of Merlin for nine centuries – must recruit the Guardians of Arcadia to travel back in time to the 12th-century Camelot. During the journey, the heroes learn why the amulet was built, how Morgana became the Pale Lady, and what events lead up to the Battle of Killahead Bridge.

Hilda (2018)

Hilda (2018)

Hilda is a tween girl who grew up with her mother Johanna in a small cabin on the edge of the woods near the walled-in city of Trolberg, between the late 1980s and the early 1990s. Hilda and Johanna soon move permanently to the city for a better life and to give Hilda a proper upbringing.

Over the course of the series, she and her deer fox Twig, later accompanied by an elf named Alfur, and best friends David and Frida, go on a number of adventures interacting with and befriending the mysterious animals, people, and spirits that live in and around the city of Trolberg.

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

After moving with their mother Helen (Mary-Louise Parker) to the run-down Spiderwick estate, twins Jared (Freddie Highmore) and Simon (Freddie Highmore) and their sister Mallory (Sarah Bolger) discover that very unusual things are happening at the stately building.

Having no explanation for the almost daily disappearances and incidents, the family blames Jared for everything. Determined to prove that he is not guilty of anything, Jared, with the help of his brother and sister, begins to uncover a fantastic secret, full of unusual and sometimes very dangerous creatures.

A Troll in Central Park (1994)

A Troll in Central Park (1994)

A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to act meanly, be ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of proper trolldom: Manhattan.

But of all places, his pod lands in Central Park, where he feels right at home. He befriends a young brother and sister, out for the day unknown to their parents, and must immediately protect them from the queen’s attack. In the process, the boy learns responsibility, and the unpopular queen is overthrown.

Frozen (2013)

Frozen (2013)

It’s always winter in this kingdom. Elsa, the princess of Arendella, has cryokinetic powers with which she can manipulate ice and snow. One night in the game, he accidentally injures his younger sister Anna. Their distraught parents, the queen and king, seek help from the troll king, who heals Anna and erases her memory of Elsa’s sorcery.

The parents isolate the sisters in the castle until Elsa learns to control her powers. When Elsa comes of age, the kingdom prepares to crown her as the new ruler. Among the guests is the Duke of Weselton, who wants to exploit Arendelle, just to get even richer. Meanwhile, happy to be out of the castle, Princess Anna explores town life and meets Prince Hans.

The Boxtrolls (2014)

The Boxtrolls (2014)

“The Boxtrolls” takes us to the small town of Cheesebridge, home to lovable and good-natured trolls who spend their days in their underground lair and their nights searching for trash that they turn into wondrous inventions.

However, the residents of Cheesebridge are convinced that the trolls are evil, so they hire an exterminator to get rid of the trolls once and for all. Can anyone save the trolls from extinction?

Beowulf (2007)

Beowulf (2007)

In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of all, Beowulf (Ray Winstone). After destroying the demon Grendel (Crispin Glover), he provoked the anger of his ruthless mother (Angelina Jolie), who will resort to all means to take revenge. The epic battle will give Beowulf’s name immortality…

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