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 • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Don Austen  •  Steve Whitmire  •  Meredith Braun

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

The Happytime Murders (2018)

In a world where human beings and puppets live together, when the members of the cast of a children's television show aired during the 1990s begin to get murdered one by one, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Elizabeth Banks  •  Melissa McCarthy  •  Maya Rudolph  •  Joel McHale

Labyrinth (1986) RT 68% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 1999

When teen Sarah is forced to babysit Toby, her baby stepbrother, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just ...  (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
DIRECTION:  Eric Till
CAST:  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire  •  Kathryn Mullen  •  Jerry Nelson

It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) RT 90% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2003

The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Kirk R Thatcher
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Joan Cusack  •  Matthew Lillard  •  William H. Macy

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005) RT 38% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Aug 2005

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Kirk R Thatcher
CAST:  Ashanti  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  David Alan Grier

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)

GENRES: Drama
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

In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015)

The film follows Henson’s career from his first work with his Muppets in the early 1950’s during television’s Golden Age up to his sudden and shocking death in 1990, as he ...  (more)

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CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Brian Henson  •  Cheryl Henson

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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