PG | | 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 so restore order to his world.
The name Jim Henson came up with for the planet on which The Dark Crystal takes place was 'Mithra'. When some people thought this sounded to much like a Persian god, the name was changed to 'Nithra', and then finally shortened to 'Thra'. However, the name is ... ...
Another world, another time, in the age of wonder. A thousand years ago, this land was green and good - until the Crystal cracked. For a single piece was lost; a shard of the Crystal. Then strife began, and two new races appeared: the cruel Skeksis,...
When Aughra squats down and tells Jen "There is much to be learned and you have no time." As she says that there is a piece of hair in her mouth, as she says the line it falls out, but when they cut back to her the hair is back in her mouth.
The opening credits show only the credits for the crew.
$4,657,335 (USA) (19 December 1982)
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