Muppets Most Wanted Synopsis
While on a worldwide tour, the Muppets become entangled in an international crime caper.
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
The story matters only in that it creates opportunities for heaps of ridiculousness, and writer-director James Bobin (who also directed The...
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The Playlist

By Todd Gilchrist
For a movie that insists that sequels are never better than their predecessors, Muppets Most Wanted at least suggests it’s possible for...
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By Jordan Hoffman
With Muppets Most Wanted, the vaudevillian pandaemonium is alive and well.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Funnier than the last Muppets movie, with far better songs (by Bret McKenzie), punnier puns and all manner of geo-political gags, cultural...
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Slant Magazine

By Eric Henderson
Freed from the burden of starting anew, the film restores the Muppets' rightful place as stars of their own show.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A breezy, mirthful caper enlivened by the comic talents of Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
The new globetrotting, caper-packed romp with Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the lovable team certainly is just as good as, and often...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Children in the audience may not be thrilled at the highbrow humor and lack of pointless action, but tough luck. Life is more than "Alvin...
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By James Berardinelli
The inevitable sequel, arriving three years later, isn't as giddily entertaining as its predecessor but much of the charm remains, making...
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By Justin Chang
Muppets Most Wanted looks and sounds eager to please but immediately feels like a more slapdash, aimless affair, trying — and mostly...
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Not as good as the last one

By boco1105
I grew up on the Muppets movies, and loved the one they released two years ago. My daughter and I can still watch it over and over. This one just meanders along too long and is a movie I can't...

A movie full of laughs and heart, a Must Go for all!

By arianne1986
Muppets Most Wanted was absolutely amazing. The wit and humor is jam packed and appeals to both kids and adults alike. So many moments where you burst out laughing! The music is great and terribly...

It was Great!!

By Shafon828
I thought this would be one of those movies where i'd be incredibly bored while my son laughed away, but it was so entertaining. Made me think of the weekly Muppet Show that came on every Sunday...

Sadly not as good as anticipated

By larkflying
I took 6 children, ages 7 through 13 to see The Muppets Most Wanted. We've seen all the previous Muppet movies and loved most of them, LOVE the TV show, and have most of the episodes on DVD, and...

If you've ever enjoyed the Muppets, go see this movie!

By bgjill
As a lifetime fan of The Muppets, I enjoyed Muppets, Most Wanted. I loved the story line(as absurd as it was) and the many humans in the story made it all the more enjoyable. The film was light...

Muppets never disappoint

By Urgoofy
Don't laugh; four 50-somethings went to see this together and we loved it. As usual, Muppet humor often aims over the heads of kids but is right on target for adults. Ty Burrell steals the show as...

Funny and Entertaining

By JoRod45
Ahhh, the memories of watching the muppets as my wife and I were kids. The newest installment of the Muppets did not disappoint. It was great to see the twist in character between Kermit and...

Very Cute

By jennarouse520
I went to see the Muppets with my almost 5 year old. He loved the last movie and has been eagerly awaiting the release of this one. This one was a little hard for him to follow at times. ...

Love the Muppets!!

By Dadamsmom
I saw "The Muppets Most Wanted" as soon as it came out. I liked it a lot, could have done with a little less singing, but it was funny, charming, and delightful. My favorite was that Animal was a...

Good movie for kids

By eqsean
This is another fun movie in the Muppet franchise. The celebrity cameo appearances were cute and well placed. The story and the tempo of the film are good....

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Rated PG | For Some Mild Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Amusing Muppets sequel ups the gags, as well as the action.
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