The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)
G
90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A lonely princess and a poor cobbler fall in love while trying to retrieve three magical orbs that were stolen by a bumbling thief, all while outwitting a powerful sorcerer as adventure and comedic pop culture references abound.
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Writers
Richard Williams (created by) (screenplay) | Margaret French (screenplay) | Parker Bennett (additional story and dialogue) | Terry Runte (additional story and dialogue) & 6 more
Composers
David Burman (version: original) | David Cullen (version: original) | Robert Folk | Peter Shade (version: original)
Cinematographer
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Release date
Aug 25, 1995 (United States)

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42 cast members
Name Known for
Vincent Price
ZigZag (voice) ZigZag (voice)   See fewer
Bobbi Page
Princess YumYum (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice) Princess YumYum (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Steve Lively
Tack the Cobbler (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice) Tack the Cobbler (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Ed E. Carroll
The Thief (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice) (as Ed. E. Carroll) The Thief (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice) (as Ed. E. Carroll)   See fewer
Clive Revill
King Nod (re-edited versions) (voice) King Nod (re-edited versions) (voice)   See fewer
Mona Marshall
Nurse (Majestic Films version) / Witch (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice) Nurse (Majestic Films version) / Witch (Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Joan Sims
Mad and Holy Old Witch (voice) Mad and Holy Old Witch (voice)   See fewer
Kevin Dorsey
Mighty One-Eye (re-edited versions) (voice) Mighty One-Eye (re-edited versions) (voice)   See fewer
Donald Pleasence
Phido the Vulture (original and Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice) Phido the Vulture (original and Majestic Films version) / Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Stanley Baxter
Gofer / Slap (voice) Gofer / Slap (voice)   See fewer
Kenneth Williams
Goblet / Tickle (voice) Goblet / Tickle (voice)   See fewer
Clinton Sundberg
Dying Soldier (voice) Dying Soldier (voice)   See fewer
Windsor Davies
Chief Roofless (voice) Chief Roofless (voice)   See fewer
Frederick Shaw
Goolie (voice) Goolie (voice)   See fewer
Thick Wilson
Hook (voice) Hook (voice)   See fewer
Eddie Byrne
Hoof (voice) Hoof (voice)   See fewer
Peter Clayton
Brigand (voice) Brigand (voice)   See fewer
Geoffrey Golden
Brigand (re-edited versions) (voice) (as Geoff Golden) Brigand (re-edited versions) (voice) (as Geoff Golden)   See fewer
Derek Hinson
Brigand (voice) Brigand (voice)   See fewer
Declan Mulholland
Brigand (voice) Brigand (voice)   See fewer
Mike Nash
Brigand (voice) Brigand (voice)   See fewer
Tony Scannell
Brigand (re-edited versions) (voice) Brigand (re-edited versions) (voice)   See fewer
Dermot Walsh
Brigand (voice) Brigand (voice)   See fewer
Ramsay Williams
Brigand (voice) Brigand (voice)   See fewer
Matthew Broderick
Tack the Cobbler (Miramax version) (voice) Tack the Cobbler (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Jennifer Beals
Princess YumYum (Miramax version) (voice) Princess YumYum (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Eric Bogosian
Phido the Vulture (Miramax version) (voice) Phido the Vulture (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Toni Collette
Nurse / Witch (Miramax version) (voice) Nurse / Witch (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Jonathan Winters
The Thief (Miramax version) (voice) The Thief (Miramax version) (voice)   See fewer
Joss Ackland
Brigand (voice) Brigand (voice)   See fewer
Felix Aylmer
Narrator (original version) (voice) Narrator (original version) (voice)   See fewer
Sara Crowe
Princess YumYum (1992 workprint) (voice) Princess YumYum (1992 workprint) (voice)   See fewer
Margaret French
Maiden from Mombassa (1992 workprint) (voice) Maiden from Mombassa (1992 workprint) (voice)   See fewer
Chris Greener
Mighty One-Eye (1992 workprint) (voice) (as Chris Greenham) Mighty One-Eye (1992 workprint) (voice) (as Chris Greenham)   See fewer
Miriam Margolyes
Maiden from Mombassa (original version) (voice) Maiden from Mombassa (original version) (voice)   See fewer
Paul Matthews
Mighty One Eye (original version) (voice) Mighty One Eye (original version) (voice)   See fewer
George Melly
Dwarf (original version) (voice) Dwarf (original version) (voice)   See fewer
Hilary Pritchard
Princess YumYum (original version) (voice) Princess YumYum (original version) (voice)   See fewer
Anthony Quayle
King Nod (original version) (voice) King Nod (original version) (voice)   See fewer
Harry Shearer
Various (uncredited) Various (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Williams
Laughing Brigand (voice) (uncredited) Laughing Brigand (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Sheb Wooley
The Thief (archive footage) (uncredited) The Thief (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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