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The Muppet Movie (1979)

G 97 min - Music, Adventure, Comedy, Family - 31 May 1979
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Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog-leg restaurant magnate.

Director:  James Frawley
Writers:  Jerry Juhl, Jack Burns
Stars:  Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton, Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Dom DeLuise, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn, Carol Kane, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, Telly Savalas, Orson Welles, Paul Williams, Scott Walker, Lawrence Gabriel Jr., Ira F. Grubman, Hard Boiled Haggerty, Bruce Kirby, Tommy Madden, James Frawley, Arnold Roberts, Melinda Dillon, John Landis, Tim Burton

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Storyline

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog-leg restaurant magnate.



Tagline: More entertaining than humanly possible.

Details

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  31 May 1979

Box Office

Revenue:  $76,657,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Henson Associates (HA), Incorporated Television Company

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 37 min

Academy Award Nominations

MUSIC (Original Song Score and Its Adaptation -or- Adaptation Score) — Song Score by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher; Adaptation Score by Paul Williams
MUSIC (Original Song) — “The Rainbow Connection,” Music and Lyric by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher


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