The Dark Crystal Poster Image
Rated
PG
Runtime 93 min
Ratings
79% critics Rotten Tomatoes
81% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 10+ Common Sense Media
Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release 12/17/82
Actors Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz
Directors Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Another planet, another time. 1000 years ago the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged by one of the Urskeks and an age of chaos has began! The evil race of grotesque birdlike lizards the Skeksis, gnomish dragons who rule their fantastic planet with an iron claw. Meanwhile the orphan Jen, raised in solitude by a race of the peace-loving wizards called the Mystics, embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal which gives the Skesis their power and restore the balance of the universe.
Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release 12/17/82
Actors Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz
Directors Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Another planet, another time. 1000 years ago the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged by one of the Urskeks and an age of chaos has began! The evil race of grotesque birdlike lizards the Skeksis, gnomish dragons who rule their fantastic planet with an iron claw. Meanwhile the orphan Jen, raised in solitude by a race of the peace-loving wizards called the Mystics, embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal which gives the Skesis their power and restore the balance of the universe.