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The Muppet Movie (1979)

G
95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
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Producer
Composers
Kenny Ascher (songs: music and lyrics by) | Paul Williams
Cinematographer
Editor
Christopher Greenbury (as Chris Greenbury)
Casting Director
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Box Office
Gross (USA)
$ 65,200,000
Gross (World)
$ 65,200,000
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Release date
Jun 22, 1979 (United States)

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49 cast members
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Jim Henson
Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Waldorf / Swedish Chef / … (voice) See more Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Waldorf / Swedish Chef / Link Hogthrob / Doc Hopper's Men (voice)   See fewer
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Frank Oz
Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / … (voice) See more Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs / Swedish Chef (assistant) / Motorcycle Guy (voice)   See fewer
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Jerry Nelson
Floyd Pepper / Crazy Harry / Robin the Frog / Lew Zealand / Camilla / Blue Frackle (voice) Floyd Pepper / Crazy Harry / Robin the Frog / Lew Zealand / Camilla / Blue Frackle (voice)   See fewer
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Richard Hunt
Scooter / Statler / Janice / Sweetums / Beaker / Fozzie Bear (assistant) (voice) Scooter / Statler / Janice / Sweetums / Beaker / Fozzie Bear (assistant) (voice)   See fewer
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Dave Goelz
The Great Gonzo / Zoot / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Doglion / Iraqian in El Sleezo Cafe / … (voice) See more The Great Gonzo / Zoot / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Doglion / Iraqian in El Sleezo Cafe / Nigel / Pig (voice)   See fewer
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Charles Durning
Doc Hopper Doc Hopper   See fewer
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Edgar Bergen
Himself / Charlie McCarthy Himself / Charlie McCarthy   See fewer
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Milton Berle
Mad Man Mooney Mad Man Mooney   See fewer
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Mel Brooks
Professor Max Krassman Professor Max Krassman   See fewer
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James Coburn
El Sleezo Cafe Owner El Sleezo Cafe Owner   See fewer
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Dom DeLuise
Bernie the Agent Bernie the Agent   See fewer
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Elliott Gould
Beauty Contest Compere Beauty Contest Compere   See fewer
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Bob Hope
Ice Cream Vendor Ice Cream Vendor   See fewer
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Madeline Kahn
El Sleezo Patron El Sleezo Patron   See fewer
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Cloris Leachman
Lord's Secretary Lord's Secretary   See fewer
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Steve Martin
Insolent Waiter Insolent Waiter   See fewer
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Richard Pryor
Balloon Vendor Balloon Vendor   See fewer
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Telly Savalas
El Sleezo Tough El Sleezo Tough   See fewer
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Orson Welles
Lew Lord Lew Lord   See fewer
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Paul Williams
El Sleezo Pianist El Sleezo Pianist   See fewer
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Scott Walker
Frog Killer Frog Killer   See fewer
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Ira F. Grubman
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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H.B. Haggerty
Lumberjack Lumberjack   See fewer
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Bruce Kirby
Gate Guard Gate Guard   See fewer
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Tommy Madden
One-Eyed Midget One-Eyed Midget   See fewer
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James Frawley
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Steve Whitmire
Fletcher Bird / Scooter (assistant) (voice) Fletcher Bird / Scooter (assistant) (voice)   See fewer
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Kathryn Mullen
Camilla (assistant) Camilla (assistant)   See fewer
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Bob Payne
Muppet Performer Muppet Performer   See fewer
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Eren Ozker
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Caroly Wilcox
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Olga Felgemacher
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Bruce Schwartz
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Michael Earl
Animal (assistant) / Beaker (assistant) / Big Bird (assistant) / Dr. Teeth (assistant) / Fozzie Bear (assistant) / … (as Michael Davis) See more Animal (assistant) / Beaker (assistant) / Big Bird (assistant) / Dr. Teeth (assistant) / Fozzie Bear (assistant) / Janice (assistant) / Scooter (assistant) (as Michael Davis)   See fewer
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Buz Suraci
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Tony Basilicato
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Adam Hunt
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Caroll Spinney
Big Bird (voice) (as Carroll Spinney) Big Bird (voice) (as Carroll Spinney)   See fewer
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Bob Baker
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Tim Burton
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Melinda Dillon
Woman with Balloon (uncredited) Woman with Balloon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Juhl
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Earl Kress
Ernie / Bert (uncredited) Ernie / Bert (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Landis
Grover (uncredited) Grover (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Lovelady
Muppet Performer (uncredited) Muppet Performer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.6 / 10 | 28,598 votes