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Labyrinth (1986) Movie Information

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Labyrinth (1986)
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Overall Rank:

953

Avg. Rating:

2.88/4

# of Ratings:

346

Genres:

Fantasy, Musical

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

06/27/1986

DVD Release:

09/20/2016

Director:

Jim Henson

Actors:

David Bowie
Jennifer Connelly
Toby Froud
Shelley Thompson
Christopher Malcolm
Dave Goelz

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Sarah is baby sitting her baby half-brother when she accidentally wishes him away to a goblin king and conjures up a world of fantasy. She must get her brother back and will do anything to do so.

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Yojimbo 10/06/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1.5/4 

Another of those 80s films that enjoy a huge cult following which I thought was really rather poor. There are some inventive visuals, but there's little else to commend it. The Dark Crystal was better, but it's a damn sight better than The Never-ending Story.

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Snoogans 04/07/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

This is a greatly imaginative fantasy flick, filled with weird characters and a sense of wonder. Though, there isn't much of a story and the songs are forgettable and forced. Still, it's worth the fun moments and imagery.

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mitchellyoung 12/27/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

It doesn't quite have the level of fantasy magic as some of the other Henson era films, but there's a lot of fascinating creature work here and some memorable characters. David Bowie is a standout as the otherworldly goblin prince and the Bowie-esque soundtrack is superb.

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PsychoKing1227 04/06/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

A beautifully fanciful tale that is as classic as it is a cult favorite. There is little to dislike about this film, other than David Bowie's lackluster performance, but it is made up for by the fact that it is a fantasy/musical/family film. My favorite portions are complete with the dark air that makes Jim Henson's family films better than all the other creators out there.

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Ikkinbot 03/12/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

A classic fantasy movie that really should be watched by all teenage girls, that is not to say teenage boys wouldn't like it. I still love it even now that I'm out of my teens and though I've seen it a million times. A movie about being careful what you wish for as you just might get it. A fun fantasy movie that has some how stood the test of time even with the new computer animated age of special effects. It may have something to do with Jim Hensen's wonderful muppets.

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Allison 08/01/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

I finally saw this for the first time. Despite not being fond of Connelly or Bowie it was still entertaining.

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