Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )

TV Series  |   |  Drama, Family, Adventure
5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 560 users  
Reviews: 19 user

Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 481 titles
created 06 Mar 2012
 
DVD
a list of 68 titles
created 02 Jul 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 06 Aug 2013
 
a list of 125 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )

Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– ) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tales from the Neverending Story.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2002   2001   Unknown  
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Lessons Learned is a live action puppet short film. In the story, the boy is surprised by special treatment on this year's annual birthday visit with his grandfather. Instead of the regular... See full summary »

Director: Toby Froud
Stars: Bryonie Arnold, David Skelly, Brandie Sylfae
Momo (1986)
Family | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the village of Momo the pace of time goes very slowly. Nobody is bothering about stress but everyone has time to chat and rest - until the day the grey men arrive. With a great selling ... See full summary »

Director: Johannes Schaaf
Stars: Radost Bokel, Mario Adorf, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Jim Button (2015)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
Director: Dennis Gansel
Stars: Shirley MacLaine
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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.

Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz
Ivan the Fool (2017)
Animation | Family | Fantasy

Ivan finds himself the constant object of ridicule, bullied by all those around him. Though various twists of fate, Ivan, good natured and generous stumbles upon unexpected good fortune and... See full summary »

Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The theme of the fairytale is the struggle between good and evil - albeit this time in a different guise.

Director: Pavel Göbl
Stars: Bolek Polívka, Gregor Bauer, Vratislav Brabenec
Labyrinth (1986)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours.

Director: Jim Henson
Stars: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Bugs Bunny partakes of the multiplex cinema that has been instantly built over his hole over the objection of usher Elmer Fudd.

Director: Darrell Van Citters
Stars: Jeff Bergman, Greg Berg, Tress MacNeille
Family | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

On his ninth birthday a boy receives many presents. Two of them first seem to be less important: an old cupboard from his brother and a little Indian figure made of plastic from his best ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Oz
Stars: Hal Scardino, Litefoot, Lindsay Crouse
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A terminally-ill boy's life is saved when his deceased 400-year-old friend, "Mr. Rice", leads him on a treasure hunt to find a magical "Potion of Life".

Director: Nicholas Kendall
Stars: David Bowie, Bill Switzer, Teryl Rothery
Animation | Adventure | Family

A girl made of fire steals a shard of a legendary crystal in hopes of reigniting the dying sun.

Drama | Family | Fantasy

The continuation of J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan," where a grown-up Wendy dreams that Neverland is in trouble and recruits her brothers and the Lost Boys to go back there and save the day.

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Bastian Balthazar Bux (4 episodes, 2001)
...
 Atreyu (4 episodes, 2001)
...
 Xayide (4 episodes, 2001)
John Dunn-Hill ...
 Coreander (4 episodes, 2001)
Edward Yankie ...
 Mr. Blank / ... (4 episodes, 2001)
Noel Burton ...
 Michael Bux (4 episodes, 2001)
Johnny Griffin ...
 Connor (4 episodes, 2001)
...
 Fallon (4 episodes, 2001)
Valérie Chiniara ...
 Marley (4 episodes, 2001)
...
 Yonie (4 episodes, 2001)
...
 Olano (4 episodes, 2001)
Stéfanie Buxton ...
 Fly Girl (3 episodes, 2001)
Audrey Gardiner ...
 Childlike Empress (3 episodes, 2001)
Stefano Faustini ...
 Lucas (3 episodes, 2001)
...
 Tartus (3 episodes, 2001)
Jane Wheeler ...
 Laura Bux / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Greg Kramer ...
 Rip Rowdy (2 episodes, 2001)
...
 April (2 episodes, 2001)
...
 Cairon (2 episodes, 2001)
...
 Hykrion (2 episodes, 2001)
...
 Wise Woman (2 episodes, 2001)
Lisa Bronwyn Moore ...
 Martha Finnegan / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Edit

Storyline

Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless imagination is reborn. Bastian comes across a magical book, "The Neverending Story", in a curious little bookstore. Inspired by the book, Bastian creates an enchanted world called Fantasia, inhabited by dragons, dark knights and assorted heroes and villains. The adventure of a lifetime begins when Bastian projects his Fantasian alter ego, Atreyu, into a battle against the sinister force of The Nothing. This terrible force threatens to destroy Fantasia and its ruler, the Childlike Empress. Only Atreyu, a 14-year-old Woodland boy and unlikely hero, can save her and find a cure for The Nothing. Bastian's experiences in the real world; such as his mourning, his new, sometimes tumultuous life with his dad, his problems with a school bully and his terror of... Written by Betty Palik

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

6 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Neverending Story  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 parts)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Fly Girl: Amazing.
Atreyu: We did it!
Fly Girl: No, you did it.
[kisses him]
See more »

Crazy Credits

In episode # 1.8 "The Luck Stops Here," the credit for 'Audrey Gardiner' says "Moochild." See more »

Connections

Version of The NeverEnding Story (1984) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Re-invisioning of this kind should be outlawed.
1 December 2002 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

"You plagurized every word from the internet site Dickens.com"

The above is mearly one of the utterly horrific lines in the new reinvisioning of The Neverending Story titled, "Tales from the Neverending Story." I asked for the flick unfortunately on my Amazon Wishlist and my friend Cody was unfortunate enough to buy it for my birthday. Unfortunately.

While Bastian has been replaced by a bemusing red headed Canadian, the entire story has been decimated. From the odd substitute teacher Mr. Blank, to the cringe inducing Atreyu, even the childlike empress was left untouched by a haphazard remake. Sure, there's the death of Artax -- Swamps of Sadness? Try some pond that turns the horse to a block of ice. Sure, there's a luck dragon -- Neither charming nor enchanting. But everything that you know and love from not only the original movie but also the book is skewed and wrong. Additions are built with equal parts cheese and crap crappity crap crap.

I watch alot of Mystery Science Theatre 3000. It was a series that ran on both the Comedy Channel and Sci-Fi for 10 years. Bad bad movies were a staple of the show. I think they would have decided this motion picture was too bad to air. Even with their humor filled riffs shouted back to the screen.

Tales from the Neverending Story: F--


17 of 31 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
You've Got To Be Kidding Me mr_happy_java_man
Fallon birka88
TV series? orient_celts
yahoo group markssteve
season 2? ethompson82
Can anyone tell me.....? otakugirl1979
Discuss Tales from the Neverending Story (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?