Running Time: 95 min.
Release Date: March 28, 2008 (limited)
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This simply irresistible first feature from the Muppets has Kermit the frog going from the swamps to Hollywood to be a star. As he travels and picks up his now-familiar gang of Muppet pals, Doc Hopper (Charles Durning) is in pursuit, looking for Kermit to be the spokesman for his frog-leg cuisine!
With former MONKEES director Jim Frawley at the helm, it’s no surprise that the film incorporates the same cagey humour as their breakout TV series THE MUPPET SHOW. Guest stars include Richard Pryor, Austin Pendleton, Orson Welles, Madeline Kahn, James Coburn and countless others.
Also worth noting is Paul Williams' amazing soundtrack, which includes the Oscar-nominated "The Rainbow Connection." Williams' music provides more than atmosphere; there's a degree of magic here – and words to all of the classic songs will be subtitled on the screen so that the whole audience can join in!
Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl