Most Popular Puppeteer Movies and TV Shows
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1. Carnival Row (2019– )
TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A human detective and a fairy rekindle a dangerous affair in a Victorian fantasy world, where the city's uneasy peace collapses when a string of murders reveals an unimaginable monster.
2. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Votes: 350,876 | Gross: $42.07M
4. Pinocchio (1940)
G | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.
Votes: 121,801 | Gross: $84.25M
6. Mindhunters (2004)
R | 106 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Votes: 56,056 | Gross: $4.48M
7. Possum (2018)
85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
After returning to his childhood home, a disgraced children's puppeteer is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured his entire life.
8. The Double Life of Véronique (1991)
R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected.
Votes: 38,122 | Gross: $2.00M
10. Judy & Punch (2019)
105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Seaside (nowhere near the sea), puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show in an an anarchic town on the brink of mob rule.
12. Mark of the Devil (1970)
R | 90 min | Drama, History, Horror
In 1700s Austria, a witch-hunter's apprentice has doubts about the righteousness of witch-hunting when he witnesses the brutality, the injustice, the falsehood, the torture and the arbitrary killing that go with the job.
13. Tales from the Crypt (1972)
PG | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper (Sir Ralph Richardson), receive visions of how they will die.
14. Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991 Video)
R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A puppeteer's ability to bring inanimate objects to life attracts the attention of the Nazis during World War II.
16. Lassie (2005)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Votes: 3,946 | Gross: $0.65M
18. Retro Puppet Master (1999 Video)
PG-13 | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
In the late nineteenth century, an Ancient Egyptian sorcerer discovers the art of transferring the souls of the dead into inanimate objects.
19. Still Breathing (1997)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When artist and street performer Fletcher (Brendan Fraser) thinks con-artist Roz (Joanna Going) is the woman he has seen in a vision, he has no idea she sees him as her next victim.
Votes: 2,210 | Gross: $0.21M
20. Mister Rogers: It's You I Like (2018)
TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary
Cast members and several guest celebrities from the groundbreaking series share their personal perspectives and insights that pay tribute to television's longest-running children's series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
21. Pinocchio (2012)
PG | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his ... See full summary »
22. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family
A little boy and his baby-sitter inhabit the same imaginary world: through their adventures they are followed by a strange red balloon.
Votes: 3,722 | Gross: $0.46M
23. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.
Votes: 1,274 | Gross: $0.01M
25. Muppet Guys Talking (2017)
65 min | Documentary
For the first time ever, five of the original Muppet performers come together to discuss the creation of their iconic characters under the visionary leadership of Jim Henson. With ... See full summary »
28. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
PG | 80 min | Documentary
The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.
Votes: 6,550 | Gross: $0.30M
29. Inside the Labyrinth (1986 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary, Music
32. La edad de la inocencia (1962)
TV-PG | 100 min | Family, Drama
A poor little girl slips in a circus one day and sees a puppets' show. Later she returns to the empty circus looking for a fairy she was fascinated by.
33. Button Moon (1980– )
11 min | Family
Mr Spoon and his family live on Junk Planet. He travels in his baked bean tin spaceship across blanket sky to Button Moon. There he meets many strange characters and watches stories unfold on other planets using his telescope.
Star: Robin Parkinson
37. The Jade Mask (1945)
Not Rated | 66 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Eccentric scientist Harper lives in a spooky mansion with all the trimmings: hidden lab, secret panels, inscrutable butler, and greedy relatives with unusual talents. When Harper seems to ... See full summary »
39. Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (2002)
R | 105 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at Fellini's creative process. In extensive interviews, Fellini talks a bit about his background and then discusses how he works and how he creates. Several actors, a producer, a ... See full summary »
Votes: 767 | Gross: $0.11M
40. Stacy: Attack of the Schoolgirl Zombies (2001)
80 min | Comedy, Horror
Girls surrounding 17 years old are affected by an illness that make her to be 'Stacies': they feel a strange and momentary happiness until they become zombies.
42. Warning Shadows (1923)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A wealthy man invites the local wealthy bachelors over for a puppet show about men who covet another man's wife. The puppeteer is actually a witch and gives the men nightmares about what could happen if they date the lady of the house.
43. The Falcon Strikes Back (1943)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Tom Lawrence, who has inherited his brother's sobriquet of "The Falcon," is framed for the theft of war bonds and murder.
44. The Paul Winchell Show (1950–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Family
The Paul Winchell Show, or The Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show, or The Spiedel Show, was a variety program which aired on NBC prime time from 1950 to 1954, starring ventriloquist Paul Winchell and his dummy, Jerry Mahoney. (1950)
46. Slander (1957)
81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Steve Cochran plays the slick, debonair owner of a notorious gossip magazine who is anxious to break a big scandal to reverse a recent decline in sales. He zeroes in on children's ... See full summary »
47. Britannia Mews (1949)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A rich woman in Victorian England marries a poor artist from the wrong side of the track, and finds herself the victim of a blackmailing plot.
48. The Blackbird (1926)
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Two thieves, the Blackbird and West End Bertie, fall in love with the same girl, a French nightclub performer named Fifi. Each man tries to outdo the other to win her heart.
Votes: 601 | Gross: $0.25M