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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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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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Release Date:

14 July 1999 (USA)  »

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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

Steve Whitmire:  Hippie giving Bunsen and Beaker a ride. See more »

Goofs

When Bunsen is showing the Muppets his inventions, he turns around and walks to the table. Bunsen's puppeteer is visible at the bottom of the screen. See more »

Quotes

[Pepe reappears in ballet costume]
Pepe: La la la la lah laah. Lah!
Fozzie: Wow.
Pepe: I should, uh, go change, okay?
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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

Follows Muppet Classic Theater (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from 'Star Trek' (TV series)
Written by Alexander Courage and Gene Roddenberry
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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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