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The Ultimate Labyrinth Gift Guide

Jim Henson’s The Labyrinth combines stunning practical effects and puppetry, mesmerizing visuals, and a modern day fairytale story to create one of the most beloved fantasy movies of all time. Starring a young Jennifer Connelly and famed singer/actor David Bowie, it tells the story of impetuous teenager Sarah’s journey through the Labyrinth, to the castle of the Goblin King in the hopes of rescuing her stolen baby brother.

Since it debuted in 1986, it has dazzled fans of fantasy and cinema for decades, with new generations being introduced to its magic all the time. Having recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, here are some of the best Labyrinth gifts for fans who can’t get enough of Sarah, Jareth, and all the Labyrinth’s quirky inhabitants in Jim Henson’s enchanting vision.

11 30TH ANNIVERSARY 4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY

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Relive all of the wonder and imagination of Jim Henson’s The Labyrinth with this 4k Ultra HD Blu-Ray edition. See the world of the Labyrinth the way it was meant to be see, with crystal clear picture quality and the fantastic sound to properly appreciate the many David Bowie songs interspersed throughout.

It’s been over three decades since Sarah’s first trip into the Goblin King’s Labyrinth to find the baby brother she desperately wished the goblins would take. Celebrate the 30th anniversary with the superior format of the film and tons of bonus features, including interviews with the stars and crew, behind the scenes set photos, and much more.

10 MCFARLANE TOYS JARETH COLLECTIBLE ACTION FIGURE

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McFarlane Toys, known for their hyper-realistic figurines of popular movie, television, and comic book characters, have created a masterful collectible action figure worthy of the Goblin King himself. The Jareth figurine from Jim Henson's The Labyrinth shows impeccable attention to detail, from the soles of his black heeled boots to the spiky tips of his frosted blonde hair.

This 7 inch, fully poseable action figure shares a striking likeness to singer/actor David Bowie. He stands in his high-collared blue velvet tailcoat and ruffled cravat as he appeared in the iconic ballroom scene with Sarah. He is holding a mask in one hand and a crystal orb to give her in the other.

9 FUNKO POP! SARAH WITH WORM

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Desperate to find her brother after she accidentally wished for him to be taken away by the Goblin King, teenager Sarah must solve Jareth’s labyrinth if she hopes to be reunited with him. With nothing but her wits and a sense of adventure, she must navigate the labyrinth, forging allies along the way to help her solve its puzzle.

One such ally is the friendly worm she encounters when first entering the Labyrinth. Unfortunately, it gives her the wrong directions! It makes an adorable companion to this Funko Pop! of Sara, who is shown also wearing the bracelet she trades Hoggle in exchange for guidance.

8 LABYRINTH: THE ULTIMATE VISUAL HISTORY

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One of the most enchanting aspects of The Labyrinth is its stunning visuals. From the beautiful matte paintings in the background, to the set design, costumes, and creature effects, its world building makes it a delightful film for fantasy lovers. In Labyrinth: The Ultimate Visual History, you’ll see never before seen production photos and see spectacular photos from the set that reveal the magic behind the movie.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of this fantasy feature by reconnecting with the fairytale magic and imagination that have made it a classic for decades. Labyrinth fans will love the sketches, costume design notes, and interviews with such big names as Jennifer Connelly and George Lucas.

7 IT'S ONLY FOREVER LABYRINTH FLEECE BLANKET

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Snuggle up with a big bowl of popcorn and watch your favorite fantasy film with this fleece throw blanket from The Labyrinth! It has all of your favorite characters; Jareth the Goblin King and Sara in the beautiful costumes they wore for the masquerade scene, Hoggle, Ludo, Sir Didymus, Ambrosius, and even a few pesky goblins thrown in all on a black backdrop.

This officially licensed piece of Jim Henson's Labyrinth merchandise measures 36 inches by 58 inches and has the words “It’s only forever, not long at all” inscribed in the crystal orb contained in Jareth’s outstretched hand. It even doubles as a fabric wall tapestry!

6 SIR DIDYMUS TOY PLUSH

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How could any Labyrinth fan refuse the adorable allure of Sir Didymus? A somewhat late addition to the film, Sir Didymus was a noble knight that proved valiant in his efforts to help Sarah navigate the perils of the Goblin King’s domain atop his mighty steed, the white sheepdog Ambrosius.

This officially licensed  Labyrinth plush by Toy Vault measures 10 inches and depicts Sir Didymus in his yellow trousers, striped yellow, red, and black jacquard, and blue hat with a white plume. He can be seen before Sarah enters the Labyrinth as a plush in her own room!

5 FIREY TOY PLUSH

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Though they were a silly bunch that proved more of a hindrance than helpful to Sarah as she journeyed through the Labyrinth, the Fireys were part of several standout scenes in the classic fantasy film. Self-described as the “hottest” and most “problem free” gang of wild fools in Jareth’s Kingdom, the furry orange Fireys also happen to be fantastic dancers.

This 10 inch Firey, officially licensed as Labyrinth merchandise, can have his head, arms and legs completely removed and rearranged just like the Fireys do in the film. Recreate their famous dance number by swapping out their limbs to your heart’s content.

4 LABYRINTH BOARD GAME BUNDLE

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Grab some friends and recreate Sarah’s adventure into the Labyrinth of the Goblin King as she searches for the road that leads to his castle and her kidnapped baby brother. This Labyrinth Board Game bundle includes the game itself, the Goblins expansion pack, Labyrinth themed playing cards, as well as a 500 piece Labyrinth puzzle!

Select one of the beautiful figurines and play as either Sarah, Hoggle, Ludo, or Sir Didymus, and find your way to Jareth’s castle through famous movie locations including the Bog of Eternal Stench, the Oubliette, and the Goblin City.

3 THE LABYRINTH NOVELIZATION

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Dive deeper into Jim Henson’s fantasy realm with this official novelization of the classic film, which includes never before scene images and notes from the Jim Henson Archives. Follow Sarah’s fantastic thirteen-hour journey; from the time she frantically wishes the goblins would come and take her annoying baby brother away, to the moment she sets foot in the Goblin King’s Labyrinth and endeavors to find her way to the Goblin City.

Beyond the story, adapted by A.C. H. Smith, you’ll also get to read personal pages from Jim Henson’s journal, chronicling his own adventures in developing the Labyrinth story for the big screen.

2 LABYRINTH: CORONATION VOLUME ONE

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Have you ever wondered how Jareth became the Goblin King and the Ruler of Goblin City? Explore the origins of Jareth’s reign with Labyrinth: Coronation Volume One by Simon Spurrier and Daniel Bayliss, a collection of the first four comics in the series.

Set in 18th century Venice, and filled with all of the stunning artwork, visuals, and characters fantasy lovers have come to expect from the Labyrinth, you can follow the fate of the young woman Maria, her child, and the mysterious connection to the Goblin King she has during the Labyrinth’s early days before Sarah knew of its existence.

1 LABYRINTH: SHORTCUTS

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Immerse yourself in the fantastical world of Jim Henson’s beloved fantasy film with these tales of mystery and enchantment inside the Labyrinth’s walls. While Sarah’s adventure to rescue her baby brother Toby highlighted much of the Labyrinth’s environment, there is still so much more to see!

Follow your favorite Labyrinth characters, from Ludo the giant oaf, to Hoggle the cunning yet lovable guide, and Sir Didymus the noble fox-terrier knight as they traverse the vestibules of the Labyrinth, careful not to run into any goblins. Even discern the origins of the Goblin King Jareth, with this anthology of tales by acclaimed fantasy writers.

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