The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

"Another World, Another Time... In the Age of Wonder."
  • PG
  • 1982
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 7.2  (61,976)
  • 66

In this fantasy film, a mysterious dark crystal is used by a race of evil creatures called the Skeksis to control the universe. There is a legend, however, that says the last of a benevolent race called Gelflings can restore the original shattered Dark Crystal and end the domination of the Skeksis. Jen is that Gelfling, and the film follows his attempts to save the world. The film was produced by Jim Henson, and it features the puppeteer's fanciful creations.

The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal (Fathom Events Trailer)
The Dark Crystal (Fathom Events Trailer)

Trailer - 30 sec

The Dark Crystal (25th Anniversary Edition)
The Dark Crystal (25th Anniversary Edition)

Trailer - 43 sec

The Dark Crystal (Clean Trailer)
The Dark Crystal (Clean Trailer)

Trailer - 1 min 20 sec

The Dark Crystal (Fathom Events 2018 Trailer)
The Dark Crystal (Fathom Events 2018 Trailer)

Trailer - 30 sec

The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal

Trailer - 1 min 25 sec

Description
In this fantasy film, a mysterious dark crystal is used by a race of evil creatures called the Skeksis to control the universe. There is a legend, however, that says the last of a benevolent race called Gelflings can restore the original shattered Dark Crystal and end the domination of the Skeksis. Jen is that Gelfling, and the film follows his attempts to save the world. The film was produced by Jim Henson, and it features the puppeteer's fanciful creations.

The Dark Crystal is a 1982 fantasy movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 66.

The Dark Crystal is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Sling, Starz, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Dark Crystal for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1982
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (61,976)
  • Metascore
    66