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The Muppets (2011)

Cast: Chris Cooper, Amy Adams, Jason Segel, more...
Director: James Bobin
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Studio: Walt Disney Home Video
Genre: Comedies, Kids, Live Action
Running Time: 103 min.

On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate. Also stars Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Zach Galifianakis, Emily Blunt, Wanda Sykes, Ricky Gervais, Mickey Rooney, Mila Kunis, Jack Black, Kathy Griffin, Billy Crystal, Alan Arkin , Dave Grohl , French Stewart , Neil Patrick Harris , James Carville , Selena Gomez , John Krasinski , Judd Hirsch , Whoopi Goldberg , and Sterling Knight.

GreenCine Member Reviews

Should have been much better by MBreslau August 27, 2012 - 3:17 PM PDT
0 out of 1 members found this review helpful
Nice concept, if somewhat reminiscent of "The Muppet Movie".
I stuck with it as long as I could stand it. always hoping it would get better; but alas, my tolerance for stupidity was exceeded after 45 minutes.

Jim Henson, like Gene Rodenbury and Walt Disney, was one of a kind and can be imitated, but never be replaced.

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(Average 7.00)
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