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The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

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Statler / Blind Pew / Mad Monty / Corn / Floyd Pepper / Lew Zealand / Pirate / Skulls / Butler / Screaming Cat (voice)
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Bad Polly / Black Dog / Spa'Am / Chicken / Miss Piggy (assistant) / Fozzie Bear (assistant) / Sam the Eagle (assistant) / Animal (assistant) / Lolleyed Pike / Monkey / Pirate / Real Old Tom (voice)
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Clueless Morgan / Swedish Chef / Blind Pew (hands) / Pirate / Pig / Skulls / Black Eyed Pea (voice)
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Sweetums (voice)
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Short Stack Stevens
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Black Eyed Pea
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Easy Pete
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Storyline

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)

Gross:

£2,730,304 (UK) (19 July 1996)
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Trivia

David Bowie and Mick Jagger were both seriously considered for the role of Long John Silver before Tim Curry was cast. See more »

Goofs

When Billy Bones puts a flagon over Rizzo in the opening scene, you see a crew member's hand holding the flagon in place. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

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Spoofs Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Drunken Sailor
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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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