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[[Performer~P100308~George Lucas~georgelucas]] produced and [[Performer~P94083~Jim Henson~jimhenson]] directed this gothic fantasy which pits living and breathing actors [[Performer~P14510~Jennifer Connelly~jenniferconnelly]] and [[Performer~P82636~David Bowie~davidbowie]] (who, along with [[Performer~P36240~Trevor Jones~trevorjones]], provides the film's music) against a motley collection of [[Performer~P51368~Muppet~muppets]] monsters. The film centers upon teenage Sarah ([[Performer~P14510~Connelly~jenniferconnelly]]), who lives in a fantasy world of myth and magic, evil spells, and wondrous enchantment. She is baby-sitting her little brother when she cavalierly wishes that goblins would take him away. She gets her wish, and a coterie of goblins abduct him. She then encounters Jareth ([[Performer~P82636~David Bowie~davidbowie]]), the ruler of a mystical world one step removed from reality. He tells Sarah that the only way to get her brother back is to find her way through a [[Performer~P292294~M.C. Escher~mcescher]]-like labyrinth and find the castle at the center. As she makes her way through the maze, she faces a number of horrific challenges (like the Bog of Eternal Stench) before she finds her way to the gravity-defying castle, where her brother is being held by the evil goblins. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:November 28, 1986

Cast

David Bowie
as Jareth
Jennifer Connelly
as Sarah
Toby Froud
as Toby
Shelley Thompson
as Stepmother
Brian Henson
as Hoggle
Christopher Malcolm
as Father
Natalie Finland
as Fairy
Shari Weiser
as Hoggle
Ron Mueck
as Ludo/Ludo's Voice/Firey 2/Goblin
David Barclay
as Didymus
David Shaughnessey
as Didymus
Karen Prell
as The Worm/The Junk Lady/Firey 2
Timothy Bateson
as The Worm/The Four Guards/Goblin
Danny John-Jules
as Firey 3/Firey 4
David Healy
as Right Door Knocker
Paul Grant
as Goblin Corps
San Lee
as Ballroom Dancer
Sean Barrett
as Goblin
Kenny Baker
as Goblin Corps
Michael Hordern
as The Wiseman
Albert Wilkinson
as Goblin Corps
Danny Blackner
as Goblin Corps
Dave Goelz
as Didymus
Dave Goelz
as Fir
Dave Goelz
as Left Door Knocker
Dave Goelz
as The Four Guards
Dave Goelz
as The Hat
David Bradshaw
as Fireys
Denise Bryer
as The Junk Lady
Derek Hartley
as Ballroom Dancer
Douglas Blackwell
as The Four Guards/Goblin
Douglas Howes
as Ballroom Dancer
Elfrida Ashworth
as Ballroom Dancer
Alistair Fullarton
as Fireys
Caroline Pope
as Ballroom Dancer
Charles Augins
as Firey
Cheryl Henson
as Fireys
Nicholas Read
as Goblin Corps
Penny Marsden
as Ballroom Dancer
Penny Stead
as Goblin Corps
Percy Edwards
as Ambrosius
Peter Burroughs
as Goblin Corps
Peter Mandell
as Goblin Corps
Peter Marinker
as Goblin
Richard Bodkin
as Fireys
Robert Beatty
as Left Door Knocker
Rollin Krewson
as Fireys
Sherry Amott
as Firey
Steve Whitmire
as The Four Guards/Firey 4/Ambrosius
Terry Dane
as Ballroom Dancer
Tessa Crockett
as Goblin Corps
Toby Clark
as Goblin Corps
Toby Philpott
as Fireys
Warwick Davis
as Goblin Corps
Wendy Millward
as Ballroom Dancer
Frank Oz
as The Wiseman
Ian Thom
as Fireys
Andrew Herd
as Goblin Corps
John Aron
as Ballroom Dancer
John Bluthal
as Goblin
Katie Purvis
as Goblin Corps
Kerry Shale
as Goblin
Kevin Clash
as The Four Guards/Fireys
Kim Mendez
as Ballroom Dancer
Linda Spriggs
as Goblin Corps
Louise Gold
as Ballroom Dancer
Malcolm Dixon
as Goblin Corps
Anthony Asbury
as Fireys
Anthony Asbury
as One of the Four Guards
Anthony Asbury
as Right Door Knocker
Marc Antona
as Goblin Corps
Anthony Georghiou
as Goblin Corps
Mark Lisle
as Goblin Corps
Michael Attwell
as Goblin
Moira Grant
as Ballroom Dancer

Crew

Jim Henson
Director
David Lazer
Producer
Eric Rattray
Producer
Jim Henson
Screen Story
Jim Henson
Screenwriter
Terry Jones
Screenwriter
John Varley
Screenwriter
Lewis John Carlino
Screenwriter
Alex Thomson
Cinematographer
Trevor Jones
Composer (Music Score)
David Bowie
Songwriter
John Grover
Editor
Peter Howitt
Art Director
Terry Ackland-Snow
Art Director
Martin G. Baker
Associate Producer
George Lucas
Executive Producer
Ellis Flyte
Costume Designer
Brian Froud
Costume Designer
Charles Augins
Choreography
Cheryl McFadden
Choreography
Michael Moschen
Choreography
Gates McFadden
Choreography
Nick Dudman
Makeup
Wally Schneiderman
Makeup
Brian Froud
Conceptual Design
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