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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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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$11,634,458 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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The Sesame Street set was recreated on the EUE/Screen Gems sound stage rather than using the original. The set was built fully raised so that the puppeteers could stand while performing rather than crouching below "street level." See more »

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

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Queen of Trash: Since I'm a Queen of my word, you're free to go and pursue the blanket or bed covering of your choice.
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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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Follows Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (1994) See more »

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Make It Mine
Written by Martin Erskine and Seth Friedman
Produced by Martin Erskine
Performed by Mandy Patinkin
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
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More likely towards kids!
13 December 2006 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

Everyone loves that furry, lovable red monster, Elmo. Ever since "Follow That Bird", "Elmo in Grouchland" is a way more colorful version for kids, and there's more fun to it. Elmo has this blanket that he loves very much, and after a tug-of-war with Zoe, Oscar the Grouch tosses the blanket after he blows his nose with it. Where does it goes, in Grouchland. On Sesame Street, there was a place called GrouchyTown. In this movie, Grouchland is being run by a really rude man named Huxley(Mandy Patankin). He the worst person to be around. When Elmo goes to Grouchland to retrieve his blanket, he meets some unusual characters there. He meets a girl grouch who his nothing like the others. Very kind, very neat, and very cooperative. Mostly grouches hate cooperation, even Oscar can bend the rules of his kind. When he was a resident there, he knew what it's like. So he got the grouches there to change their attitude's, and their ways a bit. Anthor character in the movie is the Queen of Trash(Vanessa L. Williams). I liked the part where Elmo had to do 100 Raspberries. She was also a friendly person there. This movie deals with sharing, while "Follow that Bird" deals with diversity. This movie is very good for kids, as well, and other generations to come. Rating 3 out of 5 stars!


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