‘Trolls’ is an American computer-animated musical comedy movie. It is a testament to how far animated films have come thanks to the advancement in technology. ‘Trolls’ effortlessly combines a gripping narrative with stunning visuals as we see two trolls set out on a journey to save their village from the destruction brought on by Bergens, creatures who eat trolls to remain happy. The movie is based on the Troll dolls created by Thomas Dam.
Upon release, ‘Trolls’ did particularly well, earning critical acclaim and commercial success. It went on to win an Oscar for the Best Original Song. A sequel to the movie, titled ‘Trolls World Tour‘, is slated to be released in 2020. Naturally, this makes it the perfect time to watch or re-watch ‘Trolls’ and you must be wondering where you can stream the film. We are here to tell you that, but first, let us walk you through the plot of the film.
What is Trolls About?
When we are introduced to the Trolls, we see that they are peace-loving creatures who live in a state of perpetual contentment, dancing, singing and hugging all day long. Unfortunately, they get discovered by the Bergens, large and miserable creatures who are able to feel happiness only after eating a Troll. The Bergens decide to imprison the Trolls, in order to eat them every year on a special occasion called the Trollstice. Led by King Peppy and his daughter, Princess Poppy, the Trolls manage to escape through underground tunnels on the day of the Trollstice. This was the day Prince Gristle Jr. was going to eat his first troll. The prince’s father is enraged and banishes Chef, who promises to hunt down the Trolls herself.
The film moves forward by 20 years and we see Poppy throwing a party to celebrate the escape of the Trolls, ignoring the warning of an egotistical and over-cautious troll called Branch. Branch warns her that a loud party might draw the attention of the Bergens. Branch’s fears come true when Chef sees the fireworks and captures some Trolls. She intends to take them to Bergen Town and overthrow the monarchy as revenge for her banishment. Poppy undertakes a mission to free the kidnapped Trolls on her own, but when she gets into trouble herself, Branch rescues her.
Poppy and Branch witness Creek, Poppy’s crush, being eaten by Gristle Jr., who is now the king. However, Poppy remains hopeful that he is alive. She and Branch reconcile and come up with a plan to not only free the other kidnapped trolls but Creek as well, who turns out to have survived. However, their best-laid plans are wasted when Creek sells them out to the Bergens to avoid being eaten himself. Chef and the other Bergens capture all the Trolls that Creek lures out of hiding. They are put into a pot, meant to be eaten. The Trolls all lose hope, along with Poppy, and turn gray. Branch, who is also dejected, tries to sing for Poppy in order to cheer her up. He also expresses affection towards her. As a result, Poppy gets back her colors and she returns Branch’s affection, as he gets his color back as well. Soon, the two go about helping all the Trolls regain their colors.
Bridget, the scullery maid in charge of guarding the Trolls, bravely tries to sacrifice her own life trying to save them. Poppy notices this and instead of abandoning her, she shows the Bergens that they do not need to eat Trolls in order to be happy. They can find happiness within themselves. Despite there being temporary peace between the Bergens and the Trolls, Chef plans to upset it all. However, she is sent out of town on a serving cart, along with Creek, who happened to be in her pouch. Both Bergens and the Trolls celebrate, with the latter declaring Poppy as their queen. At the end of the movie, we see Chef preparing to eat Creek, but they seem to be on top of a monster who eats them both, instead. ‘Trolls’ is a thoroughly interesting and inspiring movie about finding happiness within ourselves. Now, without further ado, let us tell you where you can watch the movie.
Is Trolls on Netflix?
Netflix has an amazing collection of movies and television shows which sets it apart as a premier content provider. While ‘Trolls’ is not on Netflix, you can check out ‘Trolls: The Beat Goes On!‘, the series, where Queen Poppy tries to keep the peace with the Bergens by inviting them to parties, playing sports and preventing crimes together. It is indeed the next best thing that takes you into the fun-filled world of the Trolls.
Is Trolls on Hulu?
Hulu has a fantastic collection of animated movies and shows. In fact, the platform is always making smart additions to their library, in order to stay ahead of the competition. While ‘Trolls’ is not on Hulu, you can check out ‘Shrek‘, another incredibly adventurous and exciting movie.
Is Trolls on Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime has an enviable collection of movies and television shows, that is perhaps only bested by Netflix. Although Prime subscribers cannot watch ‘Trolls’ as is, you can purchase and watch the movie on the platform. It costs $9.99. Check it out here.
Where Can I Stream Trolls Online?
No subscriptions to the major platforms? No worries. You can still watch ‘Trolls’. Head over to YouTube or Vudu. It costs $3.99 to rent the movie on both sites. On Vudu, you can buy it for $9.99 while on YouTube you can buy the SD version for $12.99 and the HD version for $14.99. We recommend renting, but if you do want to purchase it, head over to Vudu.
Where Can I Watch Trolls Online For Free?
Sorry freeloaders, but there is no way to stream ‘Trolls’ legally online for free. Moreover, we would like to urge all our readers to pay for all the art that they consume.