The Muppets Take Manhattan parents guide

The Muppets Take Manhattan

Overall B

Shot on location in New York during the summer of 1983, The Muppets Take Manhattan follows a group of star-struck college graduates who decide to take their variety show to the Big Apple. These aspiring thespians include Kermit (voice by Jim Henson), Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Animal (voices by Frank Oz) and Gonzo (voice by Dave Goelz).

Release date July 13, 1984

Violence B
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use B+

Why is The Muppets Take Manhattan rated G? The MPAA rated The Muppets Take Manhattan G

Run Time: 94 minutes

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The Muppets Take Manhattan
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Muppets Take Manhattan rated G? The Muppets Take Manhattan is rated G by the MPAA

Violence: A man is accused of stealing other people’s money. He takes two hostages while trying to escape from the police. Characters attack and bite a man. A man steals a woman’s purse. He is pursued and attacked before being hauled away by police. A character makes a seemingly threatening remark about killing. A character causes property damage over a misunderstanding. Another character is involved in a dangerous stunt. A character is hit by a car and knocked out. Animal chases a girl out of a school auditorium. Some brief moments of peril are included.

Sexual Content: Friends exchange hugs. Men make catcalls to a female character. A father makes a homosexual comment to his son and suggests putting gelatin down his pants. An actress says she does not take her clothes of for anyone. A character wants to snuggle with someone she doesn’t know.

Language: Brief name-calling is included.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Several secondary characters are shown with cigarettes or cigars.

Other: Rats swim in a pot of coffee that will be served to customers. Another rodent sneezes into the pancake batter.

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The Muppets Take Manhattan
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

The Muppets Take Manhattan is directed by Jim Henson and stars Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Muppets Take Manhattan movie is August 9, 2011. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Muppets Take Manhattan

Release Date: 9 August 2011

The Muppets Take Manhattan comes to home video in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack. Bonus extras include:

- Jim Henson Interview

- Muppetisims: Fozzie Bear

- Muppetisms: Miss Piggy & Kermit the Frog

- Muppetisms: Pepe

Related home video titles:

Jim Henson’s characters appear in a number of movies including The Muppet Movie, Muppet Treasure Island, The Muppet Christmas Carol and The Great Muppet Caper. Some of their television shows are packaged together on

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