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Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mrs. Bluveridge
Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker (voice)
Statler / Blind Pew / Mad Monty / Floyd Pepper / Lew Zealand / Tomato / Pirate / Skulls / Trelawney's Butler / Screaming Cat (voice)
Bad Polly / Black Dog / Spa'am / Chicken / Miss Piggy (assistant) / Fozzie Bear (assistant) / Sam the Eagle (assistant) / Animal (assistant) / Walleyed Pike / Monkey / Pirate / Real Old Tom (voice)
Clueless Morgan / Swedish Chef / Blind Pew (hands) / Pirate / Pig / Skulls (voice)
John Henson ...
Sweetums (voice)
Danny Blackner ...
Short Stack Stevens
Peter Geeves ...
Black Eyed Pea
Harry Jones ...
Easy Pete
David Nicholls ...


The Muppets are back into action in another movie based on a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Kermit the Frog and his colleagues go on a warfare against ruthless pirates. They also share their problem-solving journey on sea to rescue a treasure. Written by Anonymous

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Set sail for Muppet mayhem!


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Release Date:

16 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Muppet nell'isola del tesoro  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,903,433 (UK) (14 June 1996)


$33,609,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Billy Connolly took great pride in being the first person to die in a Muppet film. See more »


Miss Piggy introduces herself in very bad French: "Moi am Benjamina Gunn." It should be "Je suis Benjamina Gunn." See more »


[first lines]
Billy Bones: I was Flint's first mate that voyage. Three days east of Tortola in the Caribbean, Flint knew an island. That's where we buried the treasure. Gold and blood, they were Flint's trademarks. He'd leave both behind him that day.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie a stone head is telling Long John Silver a joke. See more »


Referenced in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 29 May 1995 (1995) See more »


Sailing for Adventure
Written by Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
Performed by Tim Curry (uncredited), Kevin Bishop (uncredited), Jerry Nelson (uncredited), Dave Goelz (uncredited), Steve Whitmire (uncredited), Brian Henson (uncredited), Frank Oz (uncredited), Kevin Clash (uncredited), Bill Barretta (uncredited), and John Henson (uncredited)
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One of the two best Muppet movies
14 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Wow. Seems like people fall totally on one side or the other when considering this movie.

All I can say is that this is my favourite Muppet film (I'm in my 30's). It even edges out the Muppet Movie (just barely). I've found every other film to be annoying and forgettable, but not this one.

I've watched it about 30 or 40 times (the joy of having a young child who is hooked on one show :-)

I don't get tired of it. Fun songs, Tim Curry is enough to watch the film anyway, good plot.

Where else will you hear a name like 'big fat baby-eating O'Brian' ???

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