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Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Crime  |  21 March 2014 (USA)
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While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pepe the King Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / Dr. Teeth / The Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Baby Boss / Carlo Flamingo / Leprechaun Security Guard (voice)
Walter / Manolo Flamingo (voice)
Irish Journalist
Berliner #2
Andrés Cantor ...
Prison King


Flush with their revival's success, Kermit the Frog and his friends are approached by Dominic Badguy to go on a world tour. Unknown to them, this is all part of the sinister plan of Constantine, the world's most evil frog, to become the greatest thief of all time. After making sure that Kermit is jailed as himself, Constantine impersonates him to use the Muppets' tour as cover for his scheme. While Sam the Eagle and Inspector Jean Pierre Napoleon investigate, the Muppets find their boss seems strangely changed even as Kermit desperately attempts to escape to stop the impostor. Only when Walter, Fozzie and Animal realize the truth is there a chance to prevent Constantine from pulling off the crime of the century. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Taking the world by farce See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 March 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Muppets 2  »

Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,005,126 (USA) (21 March 2014)


$51,178,893 (USA) (11 July 2014)

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ricky Gervais and Danny Trejo appear in this movie after having had their cameos cut from The Muppets (2011). See more »


When Dominic is suspended in the room with the Crown Jewels, none of his ropes trigger the laser alarms. See more »


Miss Piggy: You may be the world's most dangerous frog, but you're still a FROG!
[beats up Constantine]
Miss Piggy: [in between punches] NO - ONE - TRICKS - ME - INTO - MARRYING - THEM - AND - THEN - HURTS - MY - KERMIE!
Constantine: [dazed] What a woman...
Kermit: Yeah, MY woman! And I believe this belongs to you!
[smacks Constantine with his mole]
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Crazy Credits

In the middle of the credits, Fozzie says, "Check this out!" and puts his hat on the "LOS ANGELES UNiT" text. See more »


Follows Muppet Treasure Island (1996) See more »


Handel: Water Music-Alla Hornpipe (Alternative Version)
by George Frideric Handel
Arranged by Osman Bashiri
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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User Reviews

Best Muppet Movie Since the Original Three
25 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

Jim Henson's successors have tried for years to re-capture the magic of the original Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper, and Muppets Take Manhattan and have failed to take us to that special land of wonderment.

2011's "The Muppets" tried hard (maybe too hard) but stumbled out the gate by making us sit through unbearable musical numbers such as Texas Richman's rap and Amy Adams' "Me Party." It's plot also focused on a new Muppet, Walter, as well his human brother Jason Segel and his girlfriend Amy Adams rather than center around the original Muppet cast that we love so dear.

The creators of Muppets Most Wanted understood these shortcomings and comically pointed them out. I'm not saying that Muppets Most Wanted is as good as the original three, or date say better. But it is as close to Muppet-Greatness as we've been since Jim Henson's passing.

The writers found that perfect balance between silly and witty. The plot centered around the beloved original characters, while introducing a hilarious new villain. The musical numbers had that uplifting, old-school feel and never induced cringing.

We finally have a post-Henson Muppet Movie that will stand the test of time. Rejoice!

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