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The Muppets Take Manhattan


Jul 13, 1984

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Aug 09, 2011

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Jim Henson


Jim Henson
Frank Oz
Dave Goelz


1998 Sony Pictures

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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).

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Why Is The Muppets Take Manhattan Rated G?

The Muppets Take Manhattan is rated G

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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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Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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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

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