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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 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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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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The basic premise of this film is that Gonzo is an extraterrestrial alien. 20 years earlier, in a "Veterinarian's Hospital" sketch on The Muppet Show: Raquel Welch (1978), Rowlf suggested that Gonzo should "leave his body to science fiction". See more »

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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 »

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Agent Barker: Black belt, third degree.
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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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Survival
Written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
Performed by The O'Jays
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Aside from a super-cool 70s R&B soundtrack, not much to recommend this one...
20 December 2014 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

"Muppets From Space" is not a very good film, though at least it's not as boring as "The Muppets Take Manhattan"! I know this isn't a glowing endorsement...but the film is definitely among the least of the Muppet films.

The plot is all about Gonzo and how no one, including him, knows exactly WHAT he is or where he came from in the first place! The film has a really cute prologue with Noah and Gonzo...but after that, it's a rather inconsequential film about Gonzo being sought by some stupid (and very clichéd) government agency that thinks he's an alien. It's rather poorly written--with very few jokes and very little heart. Additionally, many of the familiar Muppets are absent and in their place are some very unappealing and poorly designed puppets (a few of which look really creepy). All in all, a film ONLY for die-hard Muppet fans--others would best see one of the GOOD Muppet films, such as "The Muppet Movie", "The Muppets" or "The Muppet Christmas Carol". You know it's bad when the best thing about this one is the cool 70s R&B soundtrack!


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