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  • The Dark Crystal (1982)
  • PG
    93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The Dark Crystal (1982)
PG
93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and to restore order to his world.
Directors
Jim Henson (directed by) | Frank Oz (directed by)
Writers
David Odell (screenplay by) | Jim Henson (story by)
Producers
Jim Henson (produced by) | Gary Kurtz (produced by)
Composer
Trevor Jones (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Production Designer
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Release date
Dec 17, 1982 (United States)

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Cast

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59 cast members
Name Known for
Jim Henson
Jen, a Gelfling (performer) / High Priest, Ritual Master (performer) Jen, a Gelfling (performer) / High Priest, Ritual Master (performer)   See fewer
Kathryn Mullen
Kira, a Gelfling (performer) Kira, a Gelfling (performer)   See fewer
Frank Oz
Aughra, a Keeper Of Secrets (performer) / Chamberlain (performer) Aughra, a Keeper Of Secrets (performer) / Chamberlain (performer)   See fewer
Dave Goelz
Fizzgig, a Friendly Monster (performer) / General, Garthim Master (performer) Fizzgig, a Friendly Monster (performer) / General, Garthim Master (performer)   See fewer
Steve Whitmire
Scientist (performer) (voice) Scientist (performer) (voice)   See fewer
Louise Gold
Gourmand (performer) Gourmand (performer)   See fewer
Brian Meehl
Ornamentalist (performer and voice) / Urzah (performer) / Dying Master (performer and voice) (as Brian Muehl) Ornamentalist (performer and voice) / Urzah (performer) / Dying Master (performer and voice) (as Brian Muehl)   See fewer
Bob Payne
Historian, Scrollkeeper (performer) Historian, Scrollkeeper (performer)   See fewer
Mike Quinn
Slave Master (performer) Slave Master (performer)   See fewer
Tim Rose
Treasurer (performer) Treasurer (performer)   See fewer
Jean-Pierre Amiel
Mystic Weaver (performer) (as Jean Pierre Amiel) Mystic Weaver (performer) (as Jean Pierre Amiel)   See fewer
Hugh Spight
Mystic Cook (performer) / Landstrider (performer) Mystic Cook (performer) / Landstrider (performer)   See fewer
Robbie Barnett
Mystic Numerologist (performer) / Landstrider (performer) Mystic Numerologist (performer) / Landstrider (performer)   See fewer
Swee Lim
Mystic Hunter (performer) / Landstrider (performer) Mystic Hunter (performer) / Landstrider (performer)   See fewer
Simon J. Williamson
Mystic Chanter (performer) (as Simon Williamson) Mystic Chanter (performer) (as Simon Williamson)   See fewer
Hus Levant
Mystic Scribe (performer) Mystic Scribe (performer)   See fewer
Toby Philpott
Mystic Alchemist (performer) Mystic Alchemist (performer)   See fewer
David Greenaway
Mystic Healer (performer) (as Dave Greenaway) Mystic Healer (performer) (as Dave Greenaway)   See fewer
Richard Slaughter
Mystic Healer (performer) Mystic Healer (performer)   See fewer
Kiran Shah
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Mike Edmonds
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Peter Burroughs
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Malcolm Dixon
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Sadie Corre
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Deep Roy
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Jack Purvis
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Gerald Staddon
Additional Performer (as Gerald Stadden) Additional Performer (as Gerald Stadden)   See fewer
Mike Cottrell
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
John Ghavan
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Annie Jones
Additional Performer (as Abbie Jones) Additional Performer (as Abbie Jones)   See fewer
Natasha Knight
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Lisa Esson
Additional Performer Additional Performer   See fewer
Stephen Garlick
Jen (voice) Jen (voice)   See fewer
Lisa Maxwell
Kira (voice) Kira (voice)   See fewer
Billie Whitelaw
Aughra (voice) Aughra (voice)   See fewer
Percy Edwards
Fizzgig (voice) Fizzgig (voice)   See fewer
Barry Dennen
Chamberlain / Podling (voice) Chamberlain / Podling (voice)   See fewer
Michael Kilgarriff
General (voice) General (voice)   See fewer
Jerry Nelson
High Priest / Dying Emperor (voice) High Priest / Dying Emperor (voice)   See fewer
Thick Wilson
Gourmand (voice) Gourmand (voice)   See fewer
John Baddeley
Historian (voice) Historian (voice)   See fewer
David Buck
Slave Master (voice) Slave Master (voice)   See fewer
Charles Collingwood
Treasurer (voice) Treasurer (voice)   See fewer
Sean Barrett
Urzah (voice) Urzah (voice)   See fewer
Miki Iveria
Podling (voice) Podling (voice)   See fewer
Patrick Monckton
Podling (voice) Podling (voice)   See fewer
Susan Westerby
Podling (voice) (as Sue Westerby) Podling (voice) (as Sue Westerby)   See fewer
Joseph O'Conor
Narrator / Urskeks (voice) Narrator / Urskeks (voice)   See fewer
David Alan Barclay
Additional Performer (uncredited) Additional Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
Cheryl Blaylock
Additional Performer (uncredited) Additional Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
Lyle Conway
Urskeks (uncredited) Urskeks (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Earl
Additional Muppet Performer (uncredited) Additional Muppet Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
Okon Jones
Garthim (uncredited) Garthim (uncredited)   See fewer
Rollin Krewson
Additional Performer (uncredited) Additional Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
Wendy Midener
Jen's right hand (uncredited) Jen's right hand (uncredited)   See fewer
Grant Olding
Additional Performer (uncredited) Additional Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
Kelly Silver
Additional Performer (uncredited) Additional Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
Melissa Whitmire
Kira's right hand / Urskeks (uncredited) Kira's right hand / Urskeks (uncredited)   See fewer
Mak Wilson
Additional Performer (uncredited) Additional Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
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