The Boxtrolls (2014)

The Boxtrolls was released on DVD on January 20, 2015
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The Boxtrolls is a comedic fable that unfolds in Cheesebridge, a posh Victorian-era town obsessed with wealth, class, and the stinkiest of fine cheeses. Beneath its charming cobblestone streets dwell the Boxtrolls, foul monsters who crawl out of the sewers at night and steal what the townspeople hold most dear: their children and their cheeses. At least, that’s the legend residents have always believed. In truth, the Boxtrolls are an underground cavern-dwelling community of quirky and lovable oddballs who wear recycled cardboard boxes the way turtles wear their shells. The Boxtrolls have raised an orphaned human boy, Eggs (voiced by Hempstead-Wright), since infancy as one of their dumpster-diving and mechanical junk-collecting own. When the Boxtrolls are targeted by villainous pest exterminator Archibald Snatcher (Kingsley), who is bent on eradicating them as his ticket to Cheesebridge society, the kindhearted band of tinkerers must turn to their adopted charge and adventurous rich girl Winnie (Fanning) to bridge two worlds amidst the winds of change – and cheese.

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6.8 75% User Reviews (1)


US DVD Release Date January 20, 2015
UK DVD Release Date January 26, 2015
Australia DVD Release Date January 15, 2015

In Theaters:

Complete Movie Details

Run time 97 min
Theater Release Date September 26, 2014
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date January 20, 2015
Actors Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade
Directed by Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi
Writer(s) ,
Studio Focus Features
MPAA PG (Rated PG for action, some peril and mild rude humor)
Gross $50,837,305
Genre(s) Adventure, Animation, Children, Comedy, Family & Kids, Fantasy
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1 Visitor Review for The Boxtrolls

  1. Carol Crane says:

    I went to see this picture with my grandson, and we had looked at the reviews and they were not great but we decided to go and see it. I can only say that I am so glad that we did, as it was brilliant. The one thing that is good about it, is it’s not scared to show things that may be considered gruesome but they place it in a funny context so it becomes a mixture of gruesome and funny and this combination makes it hilarious. It’s very clever really. The story is great about a little boy brought up with the trolls, and then finds out how he had got there and eventually meets up with his past by finding his Father again. The whole thing was fab and both myself and my grandson enyoyed it, and talked about nothing else the whole way home. Will get the DVD.

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