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The Muppets Take Manhattan

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). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 13 Jul 1984
Video Release: 09 Aug 2011
MPAA Rating: G
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The Muppets Take Manhattan is rated G:

Director: Jim Henson
Cast: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz
Studio: 1998 Sony Pictures
Website: Official site for The Muppets Take Manhattan.

Detailed Review

Considering the enormity of the cast, The Muppets Take Manhattan is a little like the epic Cecil B. Demille movie The Ten Commandments—minus Charlton Heston. Not only are there… 
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Why Is The Muppets Take Manhattan Rated G?

Violence: A man is accused of stealing other people’s money. He takes two hostages while… 
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What is unrealistic about Kermit and the other characters’ plan to produce their play on… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Jim Henson’s characters appear in a number of movies including The Muppet Movie,  
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