Search results for "Jim Henson"


Muppet*Vision 3D (1991)

Muppet*vision 3-D, more appropriately, 4-D, can only be seen at the Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and also at California Adventure at the ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Wayne Allwine  •  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz

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

The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986)

As they get ready for their annual Bunny Picnic, Bean, a young, imaginative bunny eager to help, is told he's too little. Hurt, he wanders off into the lettuce patch where he ...  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
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The Dark Crystal (1982) RT 72% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 1999

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz  •  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Kathryn Mullen  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz

The Great Muppet Caper (1981) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Jerry Nelson

Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas (1977)

A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
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The Frog Prince (1971) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 1989

A retelling of the classic fairy tale of The Frog Prince featuring Kermit the Frog as the narrator, Kermit's nephew Robin as the Frog Prince, Sir Robin, and Sweetums, among others.  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Gordon Thomson  •  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson

The Cube (1969) RT Audience 79%

An unnamed man, simply called "The Man" (Richard Schaal) is trapped in a cubical white room where anyone else can enter and leave, but which he himself apparently cannot leave ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Richard Schaal  •  Hugh Webster  •  Rex Sevenoaks  •  Jack Van Evera

Wheels That Go (1967)

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

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Brian Henson

Time Piece (1965) RT Audience 100%

Dislocation in time, time signatures, time as a philosophical concept, and slavery to time are some of the themes touched upon in this nine-minute, experimental film, which ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Enid Cafritz  •  Don Sahlin  •  Frank Oz




The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972) RT Audience 50%

Four mistreated farm animals seek refuge as a band of traveling musicians in this musical tale narrated by Kermit the Frog.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Jim Henson  •  Richard Hunt

The Paperwork Explosion (1967)

The Paperwork Explosion is a four and a half minute film shot by Jim Henson in 1967 for IBM's Magnetic Tape Selectric Typewriter. The film features a number of office workers ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz

Hey, Cinderella! (1969)

Hey Cinderella! is a one-hour Jim Henson special which tells a cracked version of the classic fairy tale, " Cinderella". It debuted on the Canadian network CBC on March 16, ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Belinda Montgomery  •  Robin Ward  •  Joyce Gordon  •  Pat Galloway

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011) RT 95% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family
DIRECTION:  Constance Marks
CAST:  Bill Barretta  •  Frank Oz  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Kevin Clash

The Muppets at Walt Disney World (1990) RT Audience 72%

Filmed right after the merger between Disney and Jim Henson productions, the Muppet's are featured heading to the greatest place on earth, Walt Disney World. Kermit and Robin ...  (more)

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CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz

The Christmas Toy (1986)

When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. ...  (more)

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

Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird (1985)

Follow that bird Big Bird, of course for an imaginative, magical treat starring the cast of TVs Sesame Street in their first movie.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Waylon Jennings  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  John Candy  •  Caroll Spinney

Into the Night (1985) RT 41% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Carmen Argenziano  •  Stacey Pickren

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2001

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire

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:  Tim Conrad
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jane Henson  •  Gabriel Velez