90

NPR

It's hard not to be both heartened and a little wistful about the fact that The Muppets is probably as good a Muppet project as it's possible to make without Jim Henson.
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
I've never seen a movie so perfectly balanced between unabashed nerdiness and hipness.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
More fresh than retro, The Muppets bursts with charm and cheeky humor.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
For kids, blessedly unironic by nature until wised up by nurture, the movie is just shiny, funny, and filled with songs.
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Segel and Nicholas Stoller, who made "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" together, wrote the screenplay for The Muppets with obvious intent: to return these icons to their former glory.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
A triumph of simplicity, innocence and goofy jokes.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
'As long as there are Muppets," muses a little felt guy named Walter, "there is still hope." And indeed, there is something hopeful about The Muppets - Disney's rollicking reboot of the late Jim Henson's furball franchise.
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75

Movieline

The love Segel has for the Muppets is a genuine, perceivable and positive quality that suffuses this good-hearted revitalization of the franchise, and if some wish fulfillment sneaks in there too.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Muppets slaps a smile on your face you won't want to wipe off.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A breezy, keen-to-please attitudes prevails, and director James Bobin (The Flight of the Conchords, Da Ali G Show for TV) moves things along with good cheer.
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75 out of 100
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