Release Date: June 27th, 1986

DVD Release Date: October 12th, 1999

PG |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Teenage Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) journeys through a maze to recover her baby brother (Toby Froud) from a goblin king (David Bowie).

Cast: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson, Christopher Malcolm, Natalie Finland

Director: Jim Henson

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Lucasfilm Ltd., TriStar Pictures

Distributors: TriStar Pictures, Columbia Tristar

Keywords: Escape, Rescue, Creative, Brooding, Father, Cool, Survival, Quest, Brother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Great energy and creativity went into the construction, production and direction of this movie, but it doesn't have a story that does justice to the production. show more

  • 88
    TV Guide Magazine

    Labyrinth packs enough surprises to captivate an audience of children and provides enough wisecracking to keep adults laughing. show more

  • 50
    Peter StackSan Francisco Chronicle

    I think mature pre-teens along with immature teens might relate to this overbearing showcase of bizarre rubber duckies. Adults are bound to find it a major yawn, and young children are likely to be scared out of their wits. [27 Jun 1986, p.82]

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Nominated Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1986)