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1. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Votes: 75,347 | Gross: $88.63M

2. RoboCop 2 (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop protects the citizens of Detroit by taking on a powerful drug syndicate, while a renegade OCP executive tries to create a new, superior RoboCop using a crime lord as its subject.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover, Mario Machado

Votes: 63,447 | Gross: $45.68M

3. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 41,830

4. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 33,929 | Gross: $27.28M

5. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,914

6. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.7
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69 Metascore

Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 25,568 | Gross: $76.66M

7. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 24,386 | Gross: $51.18M

8. Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

G | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop

Votes: 15,908 | Gross: $33.61M

9. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 15,269

10. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.5
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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 14,962

11. Muppets from Space (1999)

G | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. He is kidnapped and it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help reunite him with his long-lost family.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 14,671 | Gross: $16.29M

12. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

7.2
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Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 9,934

13. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.2
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 8,108

14. Fraggle Rock (1983–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

Stars: Karen Prell, Gerard Parkes, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 4,228

15. Follow That Bird (1985)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

Votes: 3,435

16. It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.5
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On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 2,666

17. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

47 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.2
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

Directors: Peter Harris, Eric Till | Stars: Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 2,388

18. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol, Dave Goelz

Votes: 2,204

19. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,123

20. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

G | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
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59 Metascore

Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing... See full summary »

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 2,058 | Gross: $11.63M

21. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,050

22. Muppet*vision 3-D (1991)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Muppet*vision 3-D, more appropriately, 4-D, can only be seen at the Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL and also at California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 992

23. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.9
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Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.

Stars: Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Bill Barretta

Votes: 954

24. Kermit's Swamp Years (2002 Video)

G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.

Director: David Gumpel | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Joey Mazzarino

Votes: 939

25. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.4
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71 Metascore

Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.

Directors: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Debra Spinney

Votes: 886 | Gross: $0.01M

26. The Christmas Toy (1986 TV Movie)

50 min | Family, Musical

8.1
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When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 800

27. NBC Experiment in Television (1967–1971)
Episode: The Cube (1969)

53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A man is trapped inside a mysterious cube.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Richard Schaal, Hugh Webster, Rex Sevenoaks, Jack Van Evera

Votes: 554

28. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.8
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 455

29. Muppets Treasure Island (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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This game is played by Jim Hawkins from a first person view, as he finds the map as you go to 4 places, first at "The Benbow Inn." "The port town Bristol", on "The Hispaniola Ship" and on "Treasure Island."

Directors: Mark Loparco, Brian Henson | Stars: Bill Barretta, Kevin Bishop, Kevin Clash, Billy Connolly

Votes: 447

30. John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979 TV Movie)

50 min | Family, Comedy, Music

8.0
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In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.

Director: Tony Charmoli | Stars: John Denver, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 414

31. Top of the Pops (1964–2016)

30 min | Music

7.0
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

Stars: Lulu Cartwright, Legs & Co, Rosie Hetherington, Pan's People

Votes: 385

32. Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

8.1
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Frog and princess, both cursed by a witch, figure out how to break each other's spell.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Trudy Young, Gordon Thomson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 278

33. Muppet Classic Theater (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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The Muppets perform six classic fairy tales.

Director: David Grossman | Stars: Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz

Votes: 276

34. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Muppets at Walt Disney World (1990)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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Kermit and his friends tour the theme park as the future members of the Disney family.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Charles Grodin, Raven-Symoné, Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Votes: 263

35. The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.7
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The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 251

36. The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 232

37. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: George Carlin/Billy Preston/Janis Ian (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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The host for the episode is George Carlin, and the musical guests are Billy Preston and Janis Ian. The skits for this episode are as follows: an ESL teacher gives increasingly bizarre ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: George Carlin, Janis Ian, Billy Preston, Albert Brooks

Votes: 228

38. Big Bird in China (1983 TV Movie)

75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Big Bird and his Sesame Street companion, Barkley, the big, fluffy dog, travel across China in search of the legendary Feng Huang, the Phoenix Bird. Along the way they visit with Chinese ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Brian Muehl, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 224

39. Winners Take All (1987)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Sport

6.6
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The scene is a modern, 80's arena, where present day gladiators compete in the wild sports extravaganza of Supercross. Winners take all mixes the rivalry and camaraderie of two young men ... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: Don Michael Paul, Kathleen York, Robert Krantz, Deborah Richter

Votes: 203

40. The Muppets Valentine Show (1974 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.3
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The Muppets Valentine show was the first of the two specials for The Muppet Show. Valentine on ABC in 1974.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Mia Farrow, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 200

41. The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary, Animation, Action

8.7
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While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.

Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Jim Henson, Harry Belafonte, Carol Burnett, Ray Charles

Votes: 196

42. Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)

60 min | Family

6.5
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Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Charles Durning, Harvey Fierstein, Maya Angelou, Kevin Clash

Votes: 195

43. The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Stan Harris | Stars: Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 187

44. Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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Four mistreated farm animals seek refuge as a band of traveling musicians in this musical tale narrated by Kermit the Frog.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 181

45. Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy

8.5
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As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Martin P. Robinson

Votes: 175

46. The Earth Day Special (1990 TV Special)

Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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An Earth Day special about pollution's effects on Mother Earth.

Directors: Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson, Terry Hughes, Terry Lennon, Jay Sandrich, Dick Schneider, Dave Wilson | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Candice Bergen, James Brolin, Downtown Julie Brown

Votes: 157

47. Cinderelmo (1999 TV Movie)

65 min | Family

6.3
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All your favorite Muppets from Sesame Street and some very special guests join CinderElmo as he goes to the ball of the beautiful Princess - with the help of his Fairy Godperson.

Director: Bruce Leddy | Stars: Keri Russell, Kathy Najimy, Caroll Spinney, French Stewart

Votes: 156

48. Studio DC: Almost Live! (2008– )

E | Comedy, Family

6.4
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With songs, dancing and backstage antics, The Muppets and Disney Channel's biggest stars team up for another fun variety show.

Stars: Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Steve Whitmire, Moises Arias

Votes: 156

49. Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Music

5.7
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Sesame Street characters help Elmo count down the days leading up to Christmas.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Pam Arciero, Fran Brill, Tyler Bunch, Leslie Carrara

Votes: 146

50. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Paul Simon/Randy Newman/Phoebe Snow (1975)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

6.3
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The host for the episode is Paul Simon, and the musical guests are Randy Newman and Phoebe Snow. The skits for this episode are as follows: former Chicago Seven member Billy Rubin pitches ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Phoebe Snow, Art Garfunkel

Votes: 140