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  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    After that first second we quit wondering: This is magic, after all, so who wants to know where Henson is? show more

  • 75
    TV Guide

    Cute without being insipid, funny without being childish, The Muppet Movie contains enough magic to please all ages. show more

  • 80
    Noel Murray The Dissolve

    There’s a fair amount of Hollywood magic in the way director James Frawley and Henson’s Muppeteers stick Kermit and friends into scenarios in which he’s riding a bike, rowing a boat, and walking in cowboy boots. But the less showy effects always defined the Muppets. show more

  • 80
    Variety

    Jim Henson, Muppet originator, and Frank Oz, creative consultant, have abandoned the successful format of their vidshow, and inserted their creations into a well-crafted combo of musical comedy and fantasy adventure. show more

  • 70
    Time

    Muppet magic remains a bewildering succession of wonderful bits. show more

  • 50
    Vincent Canby The New York Times

    It's also very well written by Jerry Juhl and Jack Burns and directed by James Frawley ("Kid Blue," "The Big Bus") with a comic touch that never becomes facetious. show more

  • November 27, 2011 ccrawford66
    Report This User

    Wonderful ! Nice to see the Muppets again.

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