• Released
  • November 23, 2011
  • PG , 1 hr 38 min
  • Comedy
  • 3,304 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: The Muppets and their human fans stage a telethon to save the Muppet Theater.

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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...
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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...
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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...
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75

Movieline

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The love Segel has for the Muppets is a genuine, perceivable and positive quality that suffuses this good-hearted revitalization of the...
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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...
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Rated PG | For Some mild rude humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Muppet comedy offers memorable laughs, musical numbers.
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