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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel)
Jerry Juhl (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
16 February 1996 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Set sail for Muppet mayhem!
Plot:
The Muppets' twist on the classic tale. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(81 articles)
User Reviews:
Yo ho ho and a bottle of...fun! See more (53 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tim Curry ... Long John Silver

Kevin Bishop ... Jim Hawkins

Billy Connolly ... Billy Bones

Jennifer Saunders ... Mrs. Bluberidge

Dave Goelz ... The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)

Steve Whitmire ... Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Bean Bunny / Rat (voice)

Jerry Nelson ... Blind Pew / Mad Monty / Statler / Corn / Floyd Pepper / Lew Zealand / Pirate / Robin the Frog / Skulls / Butler / Screaming Cat (voice)

Kevin Clash ... Bad Polly / Spa'Am / Black Dog / Chicken / Fozzie Bear (assistant) (uncredited) / Lolleyed Pike (uncredited) / Miss Piggy (assistant) (uncredited) / Monkey (uncredited) / Pirate (uncredited) / Real Old Tom (uncredited) / Sam Eagle (assistant) (uncredited) (voice)

Bill Barretta ... Clueless Morgan / Blind Pew (hands) / Dr. Teeth (uncredited) / Pirate (uncredited) / Pig (uncredited) / Rowlf (uncredited) / Skulls (uncredited) / Swedish Chef (uncredited) / Black Eyed Pea (voice)
John Henson ... Sweetums (voice)

Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal / George (voice)
Danny Blackner ... Short Stack Stevens
Peter Geeves ... Black Eyed Pea
Harry Jones ... Easy Pete
David Nicholls ... Captain Flint
Frederick Warder ... Calico Jerry
Louise Gold ... Female Tourist Rat / Rat Tour Guide (voice)
Nigel Plaskitt ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
John Eccleston ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Simon Buckley ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Katherine Smee ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Andrew Spooner ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Robbie Barnett ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
James Barton ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Michael Bayliss ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Charles Broughton ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
David Bulbeck ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Dave Chapman ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)

Marcus Clarke ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Sue Dacre ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice) (as Susan Dacre)
Taylor David ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Geoff Felix ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Mike Gallant ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Pat Garrett ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Barnaby Harrison ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Mark Jefferis ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
William Todd-Jones ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Robin Kingsland ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Steven Kynman ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Christopher Leith ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Anthony Lymboura ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice) (as Anthony Limborgila)
Mark Mansfield ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Joan Morris ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Rebecca Nagan ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Margaret O'Flaherty ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Angie Passmore ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Peter Passmore ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Marie Phillips ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)

Mike Quinn ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Peter Robbins ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Gillie Robic ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Helena Smee ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
John Thirtle ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Ian Thom ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Heather Tobias ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Jürgen Tombers ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Ian Tregonning ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Robert Tygner ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
James Vaughan ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
John Wheatley ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Victoria Willing ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Phill Woodfine ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Sarah Wright ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
Paul Zerdin ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ellis Flyte ... Big Fat Ugly Bug-Faced Baby-Eating O'Brian
Patrick Comerford ... Additional Muppet Performer (uncredited)
Jessica Hamilton ... Big Fat Ugly Bug Faced Baby Eating O'Brien (uncredited)

Brian Henson ... (voice) (uncredited)
Brian Herring ... Additional Muppet Performer (uncredited)
Mark A. Todd ... Boar Warrior (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Brian Henson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel "Treasure Island")

Jerry Juhl (screenplay) &
Kirk R. Thatcher (screenplay) and
James V. Hart (screenplay)

Produced by
Martin G. Baker .... producer
Brian Henson .... producer
Michael Jablow .... associate producer
Frank Oz .... executive producer
Vesco Razpopov .... associate producer
Selwyn Roberts .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Hans Zimmer 
 
Cinematography by
John Fenner (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael Jablow 
 
Production Design by
Val Strazovec 
 
Art Direction by
Alan Cassie (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Simon Wakefield 
 
Costume Design by
Polly Smith 
 
Makeup Department
Lynda Armstrong .... makeup artist
Karen Dawson .... makeup artist
Belinda Hodson .... makeup artist
Suzanne Stokes-Munton .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Challenor .... assistant director: second unit
James Gibb .... second assistant director
Simon Hinkly .... assistant director
David Lane .... second unit director
Olivia Lloyd .... third assistant director
Trevor Puckle .... assistant director
Charlie Watson .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Jane Clark .... storyboard artist
Rashna Elavia .... props
Cindy Fain-Vreeland .... hand props
James Foster .... effects storyboard artist
Matthew Gray .... junior draughtsman
Darren Hayward .... chargehand carpenter
Andy Nicholson .... assistant art director
Steve Payne .... stand-by props: second unit
Terry Royce .... dressing superviser
Bradley Torbett .... stand-by propman
Mark White .... construction
 
Sound Department
Martin Cantwell .... associate sound editor
Clive Derbyshire .... sound mixer: second unit
Steve Finn .... sound assistant
Nigel Galt .... supervising sound editor
Pauline Griffiths .... foley artist
Stefan Henrix .... adr editor: UK
Adam Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Christian Joyce .... boom operator: second unit
Jenny Lee Wright .... foley artist
Peter Lindsay .... production sound mixer
Tom Meadows .... sound recordist
Jonathan Miller .... supervising sound editor
Gregg Silk .... second engineer
Steven J. Venezia .... consultant: dolby
James Boyle .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Nick Allder .... special effects
Simon Cockren .... special effects technician
Jules Findley .... special effects compositor
Marcus Richardson .... special effects technician
Paul Stephenson .... senior special effects modeller
Alistair Williams .... special effects trainee
Jim Davey .... scanning and recording (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Richard Bain .... visual effects designer
Antony Bluff .... visual effects coordinator
Angus Cameron .... digital compositor
Alan Church .... visual effects producer
Joel Collins .... modeller
Gary Cross .... gaffer: model unit
Ken Dailey .... scheduling producer: Cinesite
Aaron Dem .... visual effects producer: Cinesite
Paddy Eason .... visual effects designer
Mark Franco .... visual effects executive producer: The Post Group
Mark Gardiner .... special effects model camera operator
Dan Glass .... visual effects designer
Pete Hanson .... studio manager: CFC
Martin Hobbs .... digital effects coordinator: Cinesite
Karen Klein .... rotoscope artist
Kim Libreri .... chief technology officer
David Lingenfelser .... digital artist
Kevin Lingenfelser .... digital paint supervisor
Matthew Lynch .... visual effects
Charlie Noble .... digital compositor
Alison O'Brien .... visual effects producer
Daniel Pettipher .... digital compositor
Kevin Phelan .... scanning and recording producer: CFC
Paul Riddle .... digital compositor: MPC
David B. Sharp .... model unit director
Thomas G. Smith .... visual effects producer
Courtney Vanderslice .... head of production: Cinesite
Aviv Yaron .... Compositor: Cinesite
Dennis Michelson .... visual effects: CFC (uncredited)
Tim Wellspring .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Riky Ash .... stunts
Fred Buchholz .... muppet stunt supervisor
Peter Pedrero .... stunt double
Nick Powell .... stunt coordinator (as Nicholas Powell)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marc Atherfold .... camera trainee
Mike Brewster .... camera operator
Bob Bridges .... video assist coordinator
Colin Corby .... camera operator: second unit
Gary Dormer .... electrical rigger
Martin Foley .... camera operator
Peter Goddard .... gaffer
Leigh Gold .... assistant camera
Scott Holland .... video assistant
Martin Kenzie .... camera operator: second unit
Eddie Knight .... best boy
Adam Lee .... electrician
Terry Lou Lewis .... second unit
Clive Mackey .... focus puller: second unit
Ian Murray .... rigger
Darren Quinn .... second grip
Tony Spratling .... director of photography: second unit
George White .... electrician: second unit
 
Animation Department
Chris Barton .... animatronic designer
Mak Wilson .... animator
 
Editorial Department
Paul Topping .... assistant editor
Eric Wiler .... assistant editor
Jonathan Mann .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Becky Bentham .... assistant music supervisor
Tonia Davall .... orchestra assembler
Bruce Fowler .... orchestrator
Simon Greenaway .... arranger: songs
Harry Gregson-Williams .... orchestral conductor
Paul Hulme .... music mixer
Paul Hulme .... music recordist
Ladd McIntosh .... orchestrator (as Ladd MacIntosh)
Maggie Rodford .... music supervisor
Adam Milo Smalley .... music editor (as Adam Smalley)
Hans Zimmer .... arranger: songs
Conrad Pope .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Marc Baker .... set runner
Tatiana Bicât .... assistant to producer
Matthew Brooks .... puppet builder
Marcus Clarke .... puppeteer
Sue Dacre .... puppeteer
Michele Fabian-Jones .... assistant: David Lane
Pat Garrett .... choreographer
Jane Howell .... puppet builder
Ronnie Le Drew .... puppeteer
Frances Patterson .... assistant: Brian Henson
Kip Rathke .... puppet builder
Valerie Simon .... muppet workshop coordinator
Sophie Sorensen .... floor runner
Toni Staples .... set runner
Tony Tucker .... boat wrangler
Liz West .... script supervisor
Darryl Worbey .... muppet workshop
Patrick Comerford .... puppeteer (uncredited)
Brian Herring .... puppeteer (uncredited)
 

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99 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Due to his busy schedule, Frank Oz was unable to perform and puppeteer his signature characters of Miss Piggy, Fozzie and Sam the Eagle. Kevin Clash took over principle puppeteering duties during shooting, and Oz re-recorded the characters' voices in post-production.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Angel Marie's puppeteer's head and arms are visible in the scene toward the end where he is fighting Fozzie and Mr. Bimble.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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Violence and the Censors (1995) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Shiver My TimbersSee more »

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16 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Yo ho ho and a bottle of...fun!, 14 February 2004
Author: BroadwayBaby76 from Boston, Massachusetts

Although this film has taken quite a beating since its release, I fail to understand why. The songs are catchy, the script is hilarious, and the performances are stellar.

Let's start with the music. Whether it's the wonderfully fun "Cabin Fever," the touching "Love Led Us Here," or another one of the wide array of tunes, nobody can say that they are inferior to any other Muppets melodies.

The script is full of one liners and clever dialogue that never grows old, delivered by a cast and vocal talents who are incredibly talented. Tim Curry, sinister and wonderful as ever, plays Long John Silver to perfection. Billy Connolly is also worth mentioning, despite his brief appearance in the film. And young Jim Hawkins is just as he should be, albeit surrounded by a crew of muppet pirates.

This is my favorite Muppet film, and I think everybody should give it a try and embrace a different sort of humor-filled extravaganza.

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