This is a list of notable feature films produced by The Jim Henson Company.

Film releases

Released

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Year Film Directed by Distributor(s) Budget Gross
1979 The Muppet Movie James Frawley Associated Film Distribution $8 million $65.2 million
1981 The Great Muppet Caper Jim Henson Universal Pictures $14 million $31.2 million
1982 The Dark Crystal $25 million $41.4 million
1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan Frank Oz Tri-Star Pictures $8 million $25.5 million
1985 Follow That Bird Ken Kwapis Warner Bros. $13.9 million
1986 Labyrinth Jim Henson
$25 million $34 million
1990 The Witches Nicolas Roeg Warner Bros. $11 million $15.3 million
1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol Brian Henson Buena Vista Pictures Distribution $12 million $27.2 million
1996 Muppet Treasure Island $31 million $34.3 million
1997 Buddy Caroline Thompson Sony Pictures Releasing $19 million $10.1 million
1999 Muppets from Space Tim Hill $24 million $22.3 million
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Gary Halvorson $26 million $12 million
2000 Rat Steve Barron Universal Focus $2,630
2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Kirk R. Thatcher NBC
2003 Good Boy! John Hoffman MGM Distribution Co. (United States)
20th Century Fox (Canada/International)[4]
$18 million $45.3 million
2004 Five Children and It John Stephenson Pathé Distribution (United Kingdom)
Warner Home Video (United States)
Metropolitan Filmexport (France)
Capitol Films (international)
$1.5 million
2005 MirrorMask Dave McKean Samuel Goldwyn Films $4 million $973,613
2014 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Miguel Arteta Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $28 million $100.6 million
2015 Turkey Hollow Kirk R. Thatcher Lifetime
2017 The Star Timothy Reckart Sony Pictures Releasing $20 million $62.8 million
2018 The Happytime Murders Brian Henson STX Entertainment $40-47 million $27.5 million
2022 Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Netflix $35 million $108,967
2023 The Portable Door Jeffrey Walker

Upcoming

Year Film Directed by Distributor(s)
TBA Untitled Labyrinth spin-off sequel[5] Scott Derrickson Sony Pictures Releasing
Muppet Man TBA Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Other productions

In development

Notes

  1. ^ The film's distribution rights were purchased by The Jim Henson Company from ITC Entertainment in August 1984.[1] Currently, Universal Pictures handles theatrical distribution in the United States and internationally (including the United Kingdom[2]) due to prior contractual obligations with the former Associated Film Distribution and ITC, but the film’s ownership and copyright are controlled by The Jim Henson Company.

References

  1. ^ Jay Jones, Brian (2013). "Chapter 12: Twists and Turns". Jim Henson: The Biography. Ballantine Books (Random House). pp. 374–375. ISBN 978-0345526113.
  2. ^ a b "The Dark Crystal". British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  3. ^ "Labyrinth". British Board of Film Classification. August 4, 2020. Archived from the original on November 29, 2020. Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "Good Boy! (2003)". BBFC. Retrieved June 11, 2021.
  5. ^ Fleming, Mike (May 26, 2020). "Scott Derrickson Set To Direct 'Labyrinth' Sequel For TriStar Pictures; Maggie Levin To Write Script". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  6. ^ "'Lore Olympus': Webtoon and the Jim Henson Company Will Partner for YA Animated Series". October 10, 2019.