Rumpelstiltskin (1995 film)

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Directed byMark Jones
Produced byJoe Ruby
Ken Spears
Written byMark Jones
Joe Ruby
StarringKim Johnston Ulrich
Tommy Blaze
Allyce Beasley
Max Grodénchik
Music byCharles Bernstein
CinematographyDouglas Milsome
Edited byChristopher Holmes
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • November 24, 1995 (1995-11-24)[1]
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$3 million
Box office$306,494

Rumpelstiltskin is a 1995 fantasy horror comedy film directed by Mark Jones and starring Max Grodénchik as the title character.[2]


In the 14th century, Rumpelstiltskin is imprisoned inside a small jade figurine. In modern-day Los Angeles, the recently widowed wife of a police officer, with baby in tow, finds her way into a witch's shop and purchases a certain figurine, resulting in the cackling beast being freed and demanding possession of the baby.



Rumpelstiltskin was not a success at the box office, it made only $306,494 dollars, with its widest release being 54 theaters.[1] The film was released on DVD on August 21, 2001, by Republic Pictures.[3]

Critical response[edit]

AllMovie wrote, "this groan-inducing would-be camp [..] boasts some good makeup by Kevin Yagher but is still easily the worst of the '90s crop of fairy-tale horrors."[4]


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  2. ^ "Rumpelstiltskin". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved July 17, 2017.
  3. ^ Rumpelstiltskin. Republic Pictures (DVD). Studio City, Los Angeles: National Amusements. August 21, 2001. ASIN B00004WM6F. Retrieved July 17, 2017.
  4. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Rumpelstiltskin (1995) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast - AllMovie". AllMovie. Retrieved 13 August 2012.

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