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5 Mythical Creature Movies Like Trolls

2016

Voices: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, and Zooey Deschanel

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The Dreamworks Trolls world is marvelous and colorful, populated with tiny singing creatures with neon hair. The Bergens are ridiculously hopeless unless they have Trolls in their bellies, this makes them very happy. When the Bergens pillage the Troll’s village, it is up to a mismatched pair of critters to save their kind. Poppy, the over enthusiastic troll, and Branch, the cranky one, work together to rescue their friends before they are eaten by the Bergens.

We have created a great list of movies like Trolls, with little creatures that you will enjoy with your entire family.


Boxtrolls

2014

Voices: Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, and Nick Frost

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The Boxtrolls live in a phenomenal cavernous home under the streets of Cheesebridge in this film similar to the Trolls movie. An orphan called Eggs is raising this little monsters. The Boxtrolls are mischievous and quirky creatures, who get into a lot of trouble. Archibald Snatcher is an exterminator from the streets above who wants to eliminate the Boxtrolls. Eggs goes up to the city above and meets a spunky girl called Winnie. Together, Eggs and Winnie, concoct a plan to stop the evil exterminator and save their friends, the Boxtrolls. The Boxtrolls is a clever addition to movies similar to Trolls.


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A Troll In Central Park

1994

Voices: Dom DeLuise, Cloris Leachman, and Charles Nelson Reilly

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Stanley is a troll with a green thumb, he can create beautiful flowers with a simple touch, in one of oldest additions to the Trolls animated movie. Stanley tries to keep his ability a secret, but when the evil Troll Queen discovers his talent, she banishes Stanley to a world where she thinks nothing can grow, The Big Apple.

This small creature is very resourceful. He finds refuge in an underground cave and feels right at home in Central Park. Two young children, Gus and Rosie, come across this green-thumbed troll and they become quick friends. All is well in the world until the evil Troll Queen decides to let loose some malevolent magic in New York City. This wonderful addition to films like Trolls, called A Troll in Central Park, sends the message that you can achieve anything and shows you how to be yourself.


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The Smurfs

2011-2013

Voices: Jonathan Winters, Katy Perry, and George Lopez

Starring: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jayma Mays

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The Smurfs are small blue creatures that resemble the Trolls. They live in a magical village. The Smurfs spend a lot of their time singing, like many of the other small mythical creatures. When an evil magician called Gargamel gets access to the village, they must hide and find help.

A few of the Smurfs travel through a portal and enter into the real world, our world. Landing right in the middle of Central Park. With help from some new human friends, the Smurfs try to find a way to get home to save their friends and stop the evil Gargamel before he captures them all. This great story among movies like Trolls is adorable, funny, and nostalgic.


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Gnomeo And Juliet

2011

Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, and Maggie Smith

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Gnomeo and Juliet is based on the original story by William Shakespeare.

This garden variety addition to Trolls movie suggestions is about garden gnomes that come to life, have disagreements, and even fall in love. Gnomeo Montague and Juliet Capulet are in love. The problem is that their families are at war. The cute little garden gnomes must overcome challenges and prove to their respective families that love is stronger than hate, in one of the most romantic films like Trolls.

Gnomeo and Juliet is a must see for the entire family!


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Ernest Scared Stupid

1991

Starring: Jim Varney, Eartha Kitt, and Austin Nagler

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This story might be too scary for your little ones, but it is a fun film to watch with your older kids. Ernest is a very stupid guy. In Briarville, Missouri, an evil, and ugly troll is about to escape from its grave in this spooky movie like Trolls. Ernest P. Worrell, being the idiot that he is, mistakenly unleashes this creature from his slumber. Ernest must come up with a wacky plan to stop the troll before it transforms all the children of Brairville into wooden dolls. The Ernest franchise is slapstick comedy at it’s best and Ernest Scared Stupid is a great addition to our list of movies like Trolls.

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