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The Muppet Movie

In Jim Henson's The Muppet Movie, a tale supposedly based-on-a-true-road-trip, you'll find out what drove Kermit out of the swamp and into the bright lights of Hollywood. And you'll be introduced to a whole menagerie of lovable Muppets along the way. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 21 Jun 1979
Video Release: 13 Aug 2013
MPAA Rating: G
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The Muppets have been the stars of several movies and television productions, such as The Great Muppet Caper, A Muppet Christmas Carol, and The Best of the Muppet Show. The franchised was given a reboot in 2011with the introduction of a new movie simply called The Muppets.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition

Release Date:  13 August 2013

The Muppet Movie releases to home video (Blu-ray + Digital Copy) in The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition..Bonus extras include:

- Disney Intermission, Starring the Muppets

- All-New Frog-E-Oke Sing-Along

- Kermit: A Frog’s Life

- Jim Frawley’s Extended Camera (includes previously unseen footage)

- Pepe Profiles - “Kermit: A Frog’s Life” Featurette

- Doc Hooper’s Commercial

- Original Trailers

DVD Notes: The Muppet Movie DVD Release Date: 29 November 2005

In commemoration of Kermit’s 50th Anniversary, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is releasing to DVD in a restored and re-mastered format The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppet Christmas Carol, and Muppet Treasure Island. Sold individually, each film offers a Pepe Profiles Present interview with one of the Muppet stars. The Muppet Christmas Carol also features a gag reel, a Christmas Around the World music video and audio commentary by Brian Henson. All of the discs provide the movie in full and wide screen, with audio tracks in English and French.

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