GenreFantasy, Horror CinematographyDouglas Milsome CountryUnited States
Release dateNovember 24, 1995 WriterMark Jones, Joe Ruby CastKim Johnston Ulrich (Shelley Stewart), Tommy Blaze (Max Bergman), Allyce Beasley (Hildy), Max Grodénchik (Rumpelstiltskin), Vera Lockwood (Matilda) Similar moviesI Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, W Delta Z, Bloody Moon, The Case of the Scorpion's Tail, Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker, Mad Max: Fury Road
TaglineWhen the fairy tale ends, the nightmare begins.
Rumpelstiltskin 1995 trailer
Rumpelstiltskin is a 1995 comedy fantasy horror film directed by Mark Jones and starring Max Grodénchik as the title character.
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.
Kim Johnston Ulrich as Shelly Stewart
Tommy Blaze as Max Bergman
Allyce Beasley as Hildy
Max Grodénchik as Rumpelstiltskin
Vera Lockwood as Matilda
Jay Pickett as Russell Stewart
Sherman Augustus as John McCabe
Valerie Wildman as Nedda
Jack McGee as Detective Ben Smith
Mark Holton as Huge Man
Elmarie Wendel as Gypsy Woman
Rumpelstiltskin was not a success at the box office, it made only $306,494 dollars, with its widest release being 54 theaters. The film was released on DVD on August 21, 2001, by Republic Pictures.
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."