Labyrinth

Labyrinth

DVD - 2007
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Teenage Sarah is babysitting her little brother, when she wishes that goblins would take him away. She gets her wish, and to get him back, she must find her way through the labyrinth to the castle in the center, facing the challenges along the way
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition: Anniversary ed
ISBN: 9781424852437
1424852439
Branch Call Number: DVD Labyrinth
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Jim Henson's Labyrinth

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CTarcza
Sep 11, 2017

I loved this when it came out. Being a few years younger than the main character at the time made it highly relatable. It's basically a coming of age story. Even rewatching it I get so much out of the storyline that I didn't pick up on as a kid. If you haven't seen it before, the puppets and early CGI probably will disappoint you. I still love the songs and I even named my cat Jareth after David Bowie's character.

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sabrinarj
Aug 08, 2017

I just wrote a big huge comment that was at least 2 pages long with quotes and everything and I lost it somehow and I'm not rewriting it. All in all, it was very good I give it 5/5. ^_^

MissRoslyn Dec 22, 2016

One of the key movies of my childhood, this film was ahead of it's time in practical effects. Charming and funny, I am not surprised that it has endured as it has.

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Nancyhanks
Aug 02, 2016

This is a great movie with fantastic puppets. Be sure to view the extra features!

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1tarheel
Dec 15, 2015

I can see how this becomes a cult classic. Pretty amazing, technically, though, the soundtrack doesn't hold up as well. But that's maybe just me. Overall, this is a really fun watch. Reminds me why I still miss Jim.

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volturi1261
Jul 08, 2014

it an AWESOME movie!!!!
I especially like the goblin king or Jareth.

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CNRKELLETT
May 01, 2014

"Labyrinth" is by far one of my favourite movies. If you are looking for a good movie to watch, this is the one.

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theojays
Aug 28, 2013

"Labyrinth" is a slice of that seventies show, even though it was released in the eighties... but in defense , I really feel everyone should give this fantasy flick a chance. david bowie and the young gal, jennifer connelly, really put there hearts into this thing. Enjoy

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foxesandthings
Jun 26, 2013

well i'm 14 going onto 15 and wow i love this movie and david himself just walking in the halways of highschool and humming 'magic dance' never to old for this!

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Monolith
Nov 02, 2012

The creativity of the late Muppet creator Jim Henson was groundbreaking. He's reached out to millions of children over the years with his impressive array of fuzzy creatures. Hence, I do not want my review to be misconstrued as unappreciative of that facet of the movie. The pre-CGI effects were remarkable, and most likely exhausting to manufacture and operate. I particularly enjoyed the "Helping Hands", and the ingenuity of the M. C. Escher staircase maze. The storyline itself, however, was boring. Just plain dull and juvenile. Perhaps if I had seen this as a kid, it would have some sentimental value. I didn't. It doesn't. Bowie is hugely overrated. He's a talentless fraud and he just about ruined the film for me. Jennifer Connelly's cuteness balanced things out, though. Oh well, I had high hopes for this one. Unfortunately I feel 2½ stars is generous.

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Jul 21, 2011

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jgrnlees
Jul 21, 2011

Coarse Language: Minor swearing only. Rated PG more for the scary images/goblins, I would think.

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