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88 % Certified Fresh
$ 65 Million

The Muppet Movie is a 1979 English-language Adventure Comedy movie written by Jack Burns and Jerry Juhl. The movie is directed by James Frawley and produced by Jim Henson. While living the quiet life in a swamp, Kermit the Frog is approached by a Hollywood agent to audition for the chance of a lifetime. So Kermit takes this chance for his big break as he makes the journey to Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit comes across several quirky new friends including comedic Fozzie Bear, beautiful but feisty Miss Piggy and the Great Gonzo. But Kermit must also watch out for ruthless Doc Hopper, who plans to use him as his spokesman for his Frog Legs food chain. Written by Blazer346. The muppet movie features Jim Henson in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Charles Durning and Austin Pendleton. The music was composed by Kenneth Ascher along with Paul Williams. Cinematography was done by Isidore Mankofsky and editing by Christopher Greenbury. The motion picture has a running time of 97-95 minutes. It was released on 31st May 1979. The Film was successful at box office. The Muppet Movie was made on a budget of $8 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $65 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Associated Film Distribution.

Release Date 31 MAY 1979
Run Time 1 HOUR 35 MINUTES
Budget $ 8 MILLION
Language

English

Genre

Adventure , Comedy , Family , Musical

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