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75
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fan reviews ( 30 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The Muppets slaps a smile on your face you won't want to wipe off. show more

  • 75
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    A triumph of simplicity, innocence and goofy jokes. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    More fresh than retro, The Muppets bursts with charm and cheeky humor. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    'As long as there are Muppets," muses a little felt guy named Walter, "there is still hope." And indeed, there is something hopeful about The Muppets - Disney's rollicking reboot of the late Jim Henson's furball franchise. show more

  • 80
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Segel and Nicholas Stoller, who made "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" together, wrote the screenplay for The Muppets with obvious intent: to return these icons to their former glory. show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    A breezy, keen-to-please attitudes prevails, and director James Bobin (The Flight of the Conchords, Da Ali G Show for TV) moves things along with good cheer. show more

  • 75
    Movieline

    The love Segel has for the Muppets is a genuine, perceivable and positive quality that suffuses this good-hearted revitalization of the franchise, and if some wish fulfillment sneaks in there too. show more

  • 90
    NPR

    It's hard not to be both heartened and a little wistful about the fact that The Muppets is probably as good a Muppet project as it's possible to make without Jim Henson. show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The Muppets may have been born out of a desire to revive a dormant franchise that was once a cash cow, but there isn't a single beat in the film that feels crass or opportunistic. This one is from the heart. show more

  • 88
    Michael O'Sullivan Washington Post

    The Muppets is both a delightful family film about the Muppets and a winking, self-referential satire about how lame the Muppets are. show more

  • June 26, 2012 yp00000000126384
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    Loved it Loved Jason and loved all the muppets especially Gonzo!!!

  • June 04, 2012 aw00000000112866
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    Would be better if it wasn\'t a musical.

  • April 12, 2012 sr00000000118364
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    Very entertaining!

  • January 02, 2012 ngar311
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    my dad was crying in this movie

  • December 25, 2011 ei00000000109324
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    Fun, stupid in places but overall very enjoyable, especially once they got to the \"show\" then it was everything I loved about the muppets

  • December 18, 2011 nm00000000108636
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    The voices were spot on (0.5 % off if you grew-up with it -- too minute to note). The cameos fantastic for me !!! How many do you want ???? The crowd loved it -- all ages from my 36 to little itty bitty kids to teenagers .. The best part was having the movie make fun of itself as it went along - really hits all levels. If you\'ve never seen the Muppets - this is an excellent introduction to their heart, weird funky humor, and layout. As a Muppet fanatic - I give this an A+.

  • December 17, 2011 hg00000000108944
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    Very nice and nostalgic movie! I went with my three children (ages 17 through 24) and we all had a good time!

  • December 16, 2011 faaspeed
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    old school funny, right mix, example check out the look on the face of the stopwatch guy with Gonzo, simply classic.

  • December 13, 2011 Sa' Vonye
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    It was a happy feel good movie. I took my baby sister to it and she loved it and I got to remember my childhood watching them and singing along to the songs. MUST SEE!!!

  • December 11, 2011 bargaindisc
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    Super Funny!! Great movie for ages 5-50!! One of the best movies EVER!!!

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