When 3 Muppet fans learn that Tex Richman wants to drill under the Muppet Theater for oil, Gary, Mary and Walter set out to find the Muppets who have been split up for years so that they can put on one last show and save the Muppet Theater. Kermit the Frog now lives in his own mansion depressed in Hollywood, 'The Great Gonzo' is a high class plumber at Gonzo's Royal Flush, Fozzie Bear performs with a tribute band called The Moopets, Miss Piggy is the plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, and Animal is at a celebrity anger management rehab center in Santa Barbara. Written by
They're closer than you think.
See more »
23 November 2011 (USA)
See more »
Opening Weekend: $29,239,026
(18 November 2011)
(30 March 2012)
See more »
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
See full technical specs
Did You Know?
wrote four original songs in the film: "Life's A Happy Song", "Me Party", "Let's Talk About Me" and the Oscar-winning "Man or Muppet"; two more, "Pictures in My Head" and "The Whistling Caruso", were written by other artists, but produced by McKenzie. All other songs in the film are from earlier Muppets projects (such as "Rainbow Connection") or from outside The Muppets
' universe (like "Forget You", "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Mahna-Mahna"). See more
When Gary returns to the motel in his tuxedo, the top stud is missing on his shirt, and strangely, a regular button is visible. In the next shot that shows his shirt, the stud is in place. See more
[as Gary and Walter prepare to leave for Los Angeles
Maybe Kermit will be there!
I wouldn't get your hopes up, buddy. The Muppets haven't put on a show together in years. I don't think they use the studios for anything but tours anymore.
I think that's just an Internet rumor, like, "There's a country called Turkey!"
Walter, how many times do we have to go through this? Turkey is a real place!
The credits feature the cameo celebrities singing "Mahna Mahna" with their Muppet co-stars. See more
The Whistling Caruso
Written, Produced, and Performed by Andrew Bird See more