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The Dark Crystal General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. A PG film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older. Unaccompanied children of any age may watch, but parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger, or more sensitive, children.

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by

Jim Henson
Frank Oz

Starring

Actor
Character
Jim Henson
Jen, a Gelfling (performer) / High Priest, Ritual Master (performer)
Kathryn Mullen
Kira, a Gelfling (performer)
Aughra, a Keeper Of Secrets (performer) / Chamberlain (performer)
Dave Goelz
Fizzgig, a Friendly Monster (performer) / General, Garthim Master (performer)
Steve Whitmire
Scientist (performer)
Louise Gold
Gourmand (performer)
Brian Meehl
Ornamentalist (performer and voice) / Urzah (performer) / Dying Master (performer and voice)
Bob Payne
Historian, Scrollkeeper (performer)
Mike Quinn
Slave Master (performer)
Tim Rose
Treasurer (performer)
Jean-Pierre Amiel
Mystic Weaver (performer)
Hugh Spight
Mystic Cook (performer) / Landstrider (performer)
Robbie Barnett
Mystic Numerologist (performer) / Landstrider (performer)
Swee Lim
Mystic Hunter (performer) / Landstrider (performer)
Simon J. Williamson
Mystic Chanter (performer)
Hus Levant
Mystic Scribe (performer)
Toby Philpott
Mystic Alchemist (performer)
David Greenaway
Mystic Healer (performer)
Richard Slaughter
Mystic Healer (performer)
Kiran Shah
Additional Performer
Mike Edmonds
Additional Performer
Peter Burroughs
Additional Performer
Malcolm Dixon
Additional Performer
Sadie Corre
Additional Performer
Deep Roy
Additional Performer
Jack Purvis
Additional Performer
Gerald Staddon
Additional Performer
Mike Cottrell
Additional Performer
John Ghavan
Additional Performer
Annie Jones
Additional Performer
Natasha Knight
Additional Performer
Lisa Esson
Additional Performer
Stephen Garlick
Jen
Lisa Maxwell
Kira
Billie Whitelaw
Aughra
Percy Edwards
Fizzgig
Barry Dennen
Chamberlain / Podling
Michael Kilgarriff
General
Jerry Nelson
High Priest / Dying Emperor
Thick Wilson
Gourmand
John Baddeley
Historian
David Buck
Slave Master
Charles Collingwood
Treasurer
Sean Barrett
Urzah
Miki Iveria
Podling
Patrick Monckton
Podling
Susan Westerby
Podling
Joseph OConor
Narrator / Urskeks
Cheryl Blaylock
Additional Performer
Lyle Conway
Urskeks
Michael Earl
Additional Muppet Performer
Okon Jones
Garthim
Rollin Krewson
Additional Performer
Wendy Midener
Jen's right hand
Grant Olding
Additional Performer
Melissa Whitmire
Kira's right hand / Urskeks
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1983
 93 minutes (1 hrs 33 mins)
UK release date Released: 17th February 1983
 BBFC Age Rating:  PG age rating
US release date Released: 17th December 1982
MPAA Age Rating: The Dark Crystal PG age rating 
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£2,460,013
2138
The Dark Crystal
2139

US total gross
$41,357,492
1875
The Dark Crystal

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: PG
Genres
Popular in these countries
  •  United Kingdom
  •  United States
  •  Netherlands
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 2

Weeks on box office: 7

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
2N
£1,080,006
£1,080,006
2▲▼
£720,004
£1,800,010
2▲▼
£360,002
£2,160,012
2▲▼
£138,462
£2,298,474
2▲▼
£92,308
£2,390,782
3
£46,154
£2,436,936
3▲▼
£23,077
£2,460,013
Box Office Gross Flow
£
1.1M
720K
360K
138.5K

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1983

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1983

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1983

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1983

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