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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

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Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing... See full summary »

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Elmo / Pestie / Grouch Jailer / Grouch Cab Driver (voice)
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Fran Brill ...
Zoe / Pestie / Prairie Dawn (voice)
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Grizzy / Pestie (voice)
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Humongous Chicken (voice)
Joey Mazzarino ...
Bug (voice) (as Joseph Mazzarino)
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Count / Pestie / Grouch Mayor / Grouch Cop (voice)
Carmen Osbahr ...
Rosita (voice)
Martin P. Robinson ...
Telly / Pestie / Laundromat Guy (voice)
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Baby Bear / Fat Blue / Caterpillar / Pestie / Collander Stenchman / Ice Cream Customer (voice)
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Ernie / Stuckweed / Football Stenchman / Ice Cream Vendor / Parrot (voice)
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Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his determination and courage and heads off on an action-packed rescue mission that plunges him into Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures, stinky garbage and the villainous Huxley. Along the way, Elmo learns an important lesson about sharing, realizing that he was selfish with his friend and responsible for what happened. Written by Anonymous

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The Good, The Bad and The Stinky.


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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,255,033 (USA) (1 October 1999)

Gross:

$11,634,458 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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Trivia

Mandy Patinkin was a last-minute replacement for the original actor who was to play Huxley. See more »

Goofs

When Elmo is being taken to see the queen of trash the head and back of a puppeteer can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Huxley: Now get in the cartoonishly evil vehicle and drive!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie, Bert and Ernie are on the screen. The credits start and Bert says "Ooh, credits! I want to see who did the catering." See more »

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Spun-off from Sesame Street (1969) See more »

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Welcome To Grouchland
Written by Martin Erskine and Seth Friedman
Produced by Martin Erskine
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My kid can't get enough
8 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This gets a pretty good rating from me...I bought this movie thinking we'd see it once and it would get stored in our videos forever. But we watch it constantly. Even if my son watches it back to back, he's still captivated by it. It's a good movie...not bad for Sesame Street. The songs are good, except the one by Vanessa Williams - it's a bit bland, but of course, it would get stuck in our heads all day long. Mandy Patinkin is GREAT in this movie, just awesome. Perfect guy for the part. Good singing voice too.

It's a cute movie. It does have lots of funny parts that only a kid will find funny and a parent will roll their eyes when the kid is not looking, but on the whole, it's amusing. The interruptions from Ernie and Bert are actually kind of cute, but any more of them would have been annoying.

We like it. Good, clean, wholesome entertainment.


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