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The Muppet Movie
  • G
  • 1h 35m
  • 1979
Certified Fresh88%
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After a chance meeting with a great talent scout, Kermit goes to Hollywood dreaming about the world of show business. Along the way, Fozzie, Gonzo and Piggy to join him in hopes of also becoming big stars. But everything goes awry when Kermit falls into the clutches of Doc Hopper (Charles Durning), a villain who wants to promote, at all costs, its network of fast food that sells fried frog-legs!

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Certified Fresh88%
Critics Consensus: The Muppet Movie, the big-screen debut of Jim Henson's plush creations, is smart, lighthearted, and fun for all ages.
Reviews
TIME Magazine
John Skow
Rotten

The transition from the yank-'em-off-if-they-bomb lunacy of the TV show to the coherent narration...

June 21, 2017
Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

Jim Henson, Muppet originator, and Frank Oz, creative consultant, have abandoned the successful fo...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Chris Petit
Rotten

Slapstick chases and weak movie references look tired, while the attitude towards Miss Piggy and C...

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
First Muppet movie is full of wonderful songs, plus guns.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that The Muppet Movie is a pretty likeable road trip romp with singable songs, but with some guns and slapstick violence. Throughout the movie Kermit is being pursued by men with guns and a couple shots are fired. Miss Piggy and Kermit are captured, Kermit almost gets his "brains scrambled" in a crazy electrical machine, and there's a final stand-off with guns drawn. But the Muppets always get away from the bad guys in a fun way (thanks to Miss Piggy's karate chops). There's some drinking -- Miss Piggy and Kermit drink wine with straws -- and minor characters smoke cigars.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Franchise, Kids, Music, Family, Comedy
  • Release Date:June 22, 1979
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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