Search results for "Brian Henson"

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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) RT 69% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Don Austen  •  Meredith Braun  •  Ed Sanders

Muppet Treasure Island (1996) RT 70% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2002

After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Kevin Bishop  •  Jennifer Saunders  •  Billy Connolly

Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Jan 2005

60 days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The diagnosan (Season of Death) re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the species ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Claudia Black  •  Ben Browder  •  Anthony Simcoe  •  Gigi Edgley

Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2002

Jack Robinson is a wealthy business man with no time for anything but work. However, a family curse is looming over him - no man in the Robinson line ever lives past the age ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Mia Sara  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Daryl Hannah

Labyrinth (1986) RT 68% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah - a teenager with an active imagination - summons the Goblins from her favourite book, "Labyrinth", to take the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  David Bowie  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Toby Froud  •  Christopher Malcolm

Return to Oz (1985) RT 55% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, finds herself back in the land of her dreams, and makes delightful new friends, and dangerous new enemies.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Walter Murch
CAST:  Fairuza Balk  •  Nicol Williamson  •  Piper Laurie  •  Jean Marsh

The Christmas Toy (1986)

The Christmas Toy is a 1986 Emmy Award nominated television film produced by The Jim Henson Company, featuring Jim Henson's Muppets. Rugby the Tiger who remembers how he was ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
CAST:  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire  •  Kathryn Mullen  •  Jerry Nelson

Split Image (1982) RT Audience 75%

An impressionable young man finds himself literally enslaved by a modern-day religious cult. In an effort to bring him back to reality, the boy's parents hire a deprogrammer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Michael O'Keefe  •  Karen Allen  •  Peter Fonda  •  James Woods

Wheels That Go (1967)

A young boy ponders the marvel of wheels.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Brian Henson

Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets (1984) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2010

Trace the life and career of visionary puppeteer Jim Henson through this fascinating documentary, which profiles the creative genius's early endeavors in college, his ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family
DIRECTION:  David A. Goldsmith
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jane Henson  •  Gabriel Velez

A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (2011)

A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! is a tinsel-filled journey through the most iconic holiday films of all time, including perennial favorites It's A Wonderful Life ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Joe Dante  •  Chevy Chase  •  Chazz Palminteri  •  Karolyn Grimes

Journey Through the Labyrinth (2007)

A retrospective look back at Jim Henson's 1986 fantasy film 'Labyrinth'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Gillis
CAST:  David Goelz  •  Jane Gootnick  •  George Lucas  •  Brian Froud

Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' (2007)

A retrospective look back at Jim Henson & Frank Oz's 1982 fantasy film 'The Dark Crystal'.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michael Gillis
CAST:  Brian Froud  •  Brian Henson  •  David Odell  •  David Goelz

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