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.
Jim Henson's original name for Aughra was 'Habeetabat'. Although he and screenwriter David Odell were fond of this name, Brian Froud was not. Froud's first concept sketches made the character into an ogre like character, so for a while she was renamed 'Ogra' before finally ... ...
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 the evil Ritual Master calls for the crystal bats to fly away to watch Jen and Kira you can see thin white strings as the bats fly from the castle ceiling.
The opening credits show only the credits for the crew.
On the 1999 DVD, the end credits music contains an odd edit about 40 seconds into the credit scroll. About 25 seconds of music is replaced with a section from later in the cue. This affects both the stereo and 5.1 audio tracks, but on the isolated score track the cue plays out as it does in the theatrical version.
$4,657,335 (USA) (19 December 1982)
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