Search results for "Jim Henson"


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

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: Animation • Comedy • 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
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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 • 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

The Muppet Movie (1979) RT 87% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other ...  (more)

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

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