The Muppet Movie Synopsis
Frogs-legs franchisers (Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton) follow Kermit to Hollywood.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
After that first second we quit wondering: This is magic, after all, so who wants to know where Henson is?
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80

The Dissolve

By Noel Murray
There’s a fair amount of Hollywood magic in the way director James Frawley and Henson’s Muppeteers stick Kermit and friends into scenarios...
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80

Variety

Jim Henson, Muppet originator, and Frank Oz, creative consultant, have abandoned the successful format of their vidshow, and inserted their...
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75

TV Guide

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Cute without being insipid, funny without being childish, The Muppet Movie contains enough magic to please all ages.
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70

Time

Muppet magic remains a bewildering succession of wonderful bits.
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50

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
It's also very well written by Jerry Juhl and Jack Burns and directed by James Frawley ("Kid Blue," "The Big Bus") with a comic touch that...
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omg i love it!!!!

By alexa523
I love this movie it's hilarious!!!!...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ First Muppet movie is full of wonderful songs, plus guns.
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