Jason Segel, Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show. Rashida Jones, Votes: In 1992, The Muppets took to the big screen for a hilarious and heartfelt adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Action, Adventure, Comedy, Directors: Directed by Bryan Henson. 'Twas the night before Christmas and the Muppet Theatre is in danger of being torn down, but with hilarious send-ups of just about every holiday movie ever made, the Muppets discover that what matters most is their love for each other. Dec 3, 2019 - An original, rolled, double-sided one-sheet movie poster (27" x 40") from 1992 for The Muppet Christmas Carol. Ricky Gervais, Movies featuring the muppets in chronoligical order including TV movies. | Stars: | James Frawley | 31,729 Jennifer Saunders, This version of The Wizard of Oz is played by the Muppets! Fozzie's Grinch scene was pretty funny, Pepe steals the show, the spoof on 'It's a Wonderful Life' is great, and I like the jabs at NBC's corporate synergy (I'm a business major and a former Disney employee, so I know this stuff well!) Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Valentine on ABC in 1974. The Muppets' rendition of Charles Dickens' classic tale puts a unique twist on that fateful Christmas Eve, when Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Kermit the Frog, The Great Gonzo, and Fozzie Bear are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy. | | Gross: Frank Oz, Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie The Muppets' Wizard of Oz The Muppets (2011) 19,547 Kirk R. Thatcher 85 min Watching it a second time, I'm a little more conscious about concerns that some scenes were too "adult" for this movie. “‘Tis the season to be jolly, joyous, and watch The Muppet Christmas Carol . Charles Dickens. The Muppet Christmas Carol Credit: Alamy The soundtrack is just fantastic and Michael Caine makes for a superb Ebenezer Scrooge, who ultimately redeems himself on Christmas morning. Art by Drew … 'Twas the night before Christmas and the Muppet Theatre is in danger of being torn down, but with hilarious send-ups of just about every holiday movie ever made, the Muppets discover that what matters most is their love for each other. This version of The Wizard of Oz is played by the Muppets! $33.61M, G David Lane Stars: Was this review helpful to you? Steve Whitmire, Votes: Dave Goelz, (TV Movie 2002). Jim Henson Jerry Nelson, Votes: Jim Henson, 21,685 Most importantly though, the movie features Gonzo as author Charles Dickens, and it’s thanks to Gonzo’s presence that The Muppet Christmas Carol is the closest to Dickens’ original novel. Quentin Tarantino, Stars: | "So I could kind of see how people can get upset with this movie, but I definitely don't think it tarnishes what the Muppets are all about, unlike what's being done in 'The Cat in the Hat' movie. | He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future. | Stars: | Stars: 6 of 7 people found this review helpful. When Fozzie loses the loan money, the gang looks to Kermit for guidan… | Gross: | Kirk R. Thatcher 50,244 | Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Rachel Bitterman dreams of tearing down The Muppet Theatre and turning it into Club Dot, a nightclub where she can sell overpriced drinks to rave monkeys. I also found the song between Gonzo and Kermit, "Everyone Matters," to be very nice and sweet.Overall, this is a very nice and funny Christmas movie. Brian Henson, I'm not really a big Muppet fan. 13,815 | Written by This film along with Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001) are the only versions where the scene of the Cratchit family and Fred's party swap places. Title: Bill Barretta, Bill Barretta, Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo and the entire Muppet gang in It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie! Whoopi Goldberg as The Boss, the Creator of … | Another example is the character Pepe who swoons over Joan Cusack's character and uses the terms, "sexy" and "topless. Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. | Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm. The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. Unbeknownst to them, Mrs. Bear is planning to spen… The Muppet Christmas Carol is not on TV this Christmas and people aren’t happy. The Muppets Valentine show was the first of the two specials for The Muppet Show. A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures. Director: The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins. | The original Muppet Show Pilot. In the original story and on other film versions, the Cratchit dinner scene takes place before Fred's party. Tim Curry, Steve Whitmire, After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have very little time to pay a debt they owe. Joan Cusack as Rachel Bitterman, a spoiled, rich young banker. Perennial festive favourite The Muppet Christmas Carol originally had to ditch a song because the test audience seemed bored.. As the movie turns 28 … Image by @LighthouseD7 | Twitter. | Gross: Your Favorite Eighth Installment in a Franchise? A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) This is a list of … A Muppet Family Christmas is a Christmas television special starring Jim Henson's Muppets.It first aired on December 16, 1987, on the ABC television network in the United States. Adventure, Comedy, Family. Chris Cooper, 87 min | With Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson. Shot in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, its teleplay was conceived by longtime Muppet writer Jerry Juhl, and directed by Peter Harris and Eric Till (the latter of whom was uncredited). The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family. Director: A Muppet Family Christmas ( 1987) A Muppet Family Christmas. Adventure, Comedy, Crime. David Alan Grier, PG 95 min Stars: Jim Henson, | Tell us what you think about this feature. Christmas Movie Quiz: The Ultimate Muppet Christmas Carol Quiz Don't be a muppet - test how much you know about this classic Christmas story! Dave Arquette as Daniel, an angel who appears to Kermit at Christmas. Director: 97 min Billy Connolly, 18 of 22 found this interesting Not a reproduction. Jeffrey Tambor, Adventure, Comedy, Crime. James Bobin But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family. 99 min The movie, directed by Brian Henson, starred Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit, Gonzo as Charles Dickens, and Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge, You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have very little time to pay a debt they owe. 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