Search results for "Jim Henson"


The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) RT Audience 83%

While the Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Harris
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Carol Burnett  •  John Denver

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 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

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, Kermit's nephew Robin, Sweetums, and a princess cursed to say everything wackbards...I ...  (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

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
CAST:  Jerry Nelson  •  Frank Oz  •  Marilyn Sokol  •  David Goetz

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)

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

Wheels That Go (1967)

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

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Brian Henson

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




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

Hey, Cinderella! (1969)

Hey Cinderella! is a one-hour Jim Henson special which tells a cracked version of the classic fairy tale. Cinderella lives with her wicked stepmother (as everyone who ever ...  (more)

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

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 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
CAST: 

An American Werewolf in London (1981) RT 89% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  David Naughton  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Griffin Dunne  •  John Woodvine

Ernest Goes to Camp (1987) RT 62% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents while ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John R. Cherry III
CAST:  Jim Varney  •  Victoria Racimo  •  John Vernon  •  Gailard Sartain

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

Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird (1985)

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go ...  (more)

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

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