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Muppets from Space (1999)

G  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  14 July 1999 (USA)
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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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TV Producer
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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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Columbia Pictres and Jim Henson Pictures take you where no Muppet has gone before. See more »


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14 July 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Muppets in Space  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,826,049 (USA) (16 July 1999)

Gross:

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

Katie Holmes, Joshua Jackson:  among the crowd awaiting the spaceship landing on the beach. In this movie they go by their character names from Dawson's Creek (1998). 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

Rizzo: Are you telling me we came out here in the middle of the night for a stupid egg?
Pepe: Sh! It could be full of chocolate, okay.
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Crazy Credits

Kaleidoscopic images of various Muppet characters appearing in the film are the backdrop to the credits. In order of appearance, they are the Swedish Chef, Kermit the Frog, Beaker, Clifford, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Animal, Fozzie Bear, Pepe the King Prawn, Carter, Bobo the Bear, Statler and Waldorf, and Rizzo the Rat. See more »

Connections

References Independence Day (1996) 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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Great beginning but the rest belongs in space.
14 August 2000 | by (Toronto, Ont. Canada) – See all my reviews

Gonzo is tired of being a "whatever." But when his breakfast cereal tells him to "WATCH THE SKY," then asks him "R U THERE," his Muppet friends start to worry about his mental state. Meanwhile, the message also catches the eye of Ed, the head of a government intelligence agency looking for aliens. Cute movie has an excellent beginning song (they all live in a house now?) and goes nowhere but down in boredom. Cute parodies of CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND and INDEPENDENCE DAY can't avoid the annoying 70s sound track that IS NOT SUNG BY THE MUPPETS!! Two thumbs up for Animal and Pepe, two thumbs down for not making a more creative movie.


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