• The Muppets (2011)

The Muppets

Release Date: November 23rd, 2011

DVD Release Date: March 4th, 2012

PG |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, is on vacation in Los Angeles with his brother Gary (Jason Segel) and Gary's girlfriend, Mary (Amy Adams). They discover that greedy Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) plans to raze Muppet Studios and drill for oil on the spot. Desperate to save the Muppets' former stomping grounds, the three friends join forces with Kermit to reunite Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the rest of the gang to hold a telethon to raise the $10 million they need to save the studio .

Cast: Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Alan Arkin, James Carville, Donald "Childish Gambino" Glover, Feist

Director: James Bobin

Genres: Comedy , Children

Production Co: Walt Disney Studios

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Rise, Madcap, Witty, Quest, Charming, Los Angeles, Amusing, Friendship, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe 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

    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

    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

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