The Dark Crystal on Netflix: Date, Plot, & Reviews on Netflix: Release Date & Details


The Dark Crystal is a Netflix Original adventure movie directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. This movie was first released on Friday, December 17, 1982, and currently has a 7.2 rating on IMDb. The Dark Crystal was produced by Universal Pictures, ITC, and The Jim Henson Company, with a budget of $15 million and was initially released on December 17, 1982.

Is The Dark Crystal on Netflix?

Yes, The Dark Crystal is on Netflix. You can stream The Dark Crystal on Netflix starting Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 12 AM PT / 3 AM ET. Discover all movies and series released on September 5th and find out what’s new on Netflix in September 2020.

Below you can view The Dark Crystal plot, streaming info, reviews, and much more about the movie.

Netflix release date September 5, 2020 (USA)
Time 3:00 AM ET / 12:00 AM PT
Stream Netflix
Starring Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz and Dave Goelz
Genre Adventure
Rating PG

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Movie summary

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

The Dark Crystal is a Netflix Original movie released in 1982. Netflix uses the term "original" to present movies and series that are exclusive to Netflix - cannot be watched anywhere else. About 85% of all new spending on content goes toward original programming. You can view the official website and The Dark Crystal on Netflix for more information.


The Dark Crystal is a adventure movie with a 78% score on Rotten Tomatoes and an IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (61,082 votes). The ratings are accurate at the time of writing and are not updated in real-time, but we continue to update The Dark Crystal’s ratings frequently.

IMDb 7.2
RottenTomatoes 78%
MetaCritic 66

Age Rating

Here is what parents should to know – The Dark Crystal parental rating is PG. A PG content rating means parents are urged to give "parental guidance, as some material may not be suitable for young children.

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