Writers: David Odell, Jim Henson
Composer: Trevor Jones
Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Louise Gold, Brian Muehl, Bob Payne, Mike Quinn, Tim Rose, Jean-Pierre Amiel, Hugh Spight, Deep Roy, Jack Purvis
More info: IMDb
Tagline: Another World, Another Time... In the Age of Wonder.
Plot: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.
My rating: 7/10
Will I watch it again? No.
I remember watching this in the theater thirty years ago. It impressed me but I must have been distracted or something. Maybe it was the night some pervert put his hand on my 12 year old knee. Regardless, I never watched it again until now. It's a good flick. The puppetry effects are great and Trevor Jones provides a great score but it's the 'not just for adults' part that I wasn't digging on. You know, the cute pets and shit. Everything else was pretty damn good. I was at the right age when I saw it thirty years ago so it should be more fun for me now but it's not. I reckon it's just not for me. Below is the darker, director's cut. I hear it's better but I'm not going to watch. I watched the theatrical version and I'm just not that interested enough to see it again. But I'll watch hundreds of stupid pieces of shit instead.