PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.
The production period totaled seventy-two weeks.
Wake his Lordship. The unspeakable has happened, We must speak of it immediately!
Lord Portley-Rind: What is is, Snatcher?
Archibald Snatcher: BOXTROLLS HAVE COME AND STOLEN A CHILD!
Lord Portley-Rind: Gasp, no.
Archibald Snatcher: There no doubt, picking their teeth with his adorable baby bones, by now.
Lord Portley-Rind: Horribly tragedy.
Lord Portley-Rind: ...
Archibald Snatcher: ...
When the teddy bear's music box runs down, Baby Eggs hands the mechanism to Fish who gives the key only two half-turns. The music box then plays again, with its key somehow able to unwind for many revolutions. Later on after the Boxtrolls wake up, this impossibility is repeated, but is even worse since now the key winds/unwinds in the opposite direction.
After the first part of the credits, Mr. Trout and Mr. Pickles have a philosophical discussion about their place in the world while, around them, that world carries on.
$17,275,239 (USA) (28 September 2014)
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