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Muppets from Space (1999)

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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gonzo / Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / The Birdman (voice)
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Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Cosmic Fish #1 / Rainbow / Miss Piggy (assistant) (voice)
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Pepe the Prawn / Bobo as Rentro / Johnny Fiama / Bubba the Rat / Cosmic Fish #2 (voice)
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Robin / Statler / Ubergonzo (voice)
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Clifford (voice)
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Agent Barker
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Gate Guard
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Dr. Tucker
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Female Armed Guard
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Storyline

After Gonzo receives messages from his breakfast cereal, he determines that he is an alien and tries to contact his alien brethren, but is captured by an overzealous secret government agency determined to prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. It's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help reunite him with his long-lost family. Written by Tell85

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alien | breakfast | escape | ufo | rat | See more »

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They are coming. Now our fears will be confirmed. Our future will be questioned. And our world will be rocked. See more »


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Release Date:

14 July 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Muppets in Space  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£40,651 (UK) (24 December 1999)

Gross:

£1,673,030 (UK) (4 February 2000)
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Trivia

The voice of Baab the Sheep was eleven year old Kristina Donnelly, who was given the opportunity through the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Kristina wanted to be an actress in a Muppet film, but when given a choice between that and voicing a puppet of her own (the suggestion made to her by Steve Whitmire and Dave Goelz), she chose the puppet. Near the end of her time filming Steve and Dave presented her with a special edition of the Hensonville News Observer and a bag full of Muppet merchandise. The puppet she voiced, Baab, was also given to her. See more »

Goofs

The yellow spyglass prize from the cereal box is in Gonzo's hand in one instant, then back in the cereal bowl in the next. See more »

Quotes

Gonzo: Hey, Rizzo, come here! I think my Kap'n Alphabet is sending me a message.
Rizzo the Rat: Yeah, I know what you mean. I had some guacamole last night, and it's still speaking to me.
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Crazy Credits

Kaleidoscopic images of various Muppet characters appearing in the film (Gonzo, Kermit, Miss Piggy and others) are the backdrop to the credits. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Men in Black (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Shining Star
Written by Maurice White, Philip Bailey and Larry Dunn
Performed by Earth Wind and Fire
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Cute and adorable!!!
22 July 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been a Muppets fan all my life and was not disappointed with "Muppets From Space"! I liked the story and thought Jeffrey Tambor was a hoot as the likeable villain. The other human cameos were hilarious, too. My one complaint is that we didn't see much of the Swedish Chef, Rowlf, Stadler and Waldorf, the Electric Mayhem, and others. Hopefully the next Muppet Movie will be better than ever!!!


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