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Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

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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

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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)
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Walter / Manolo Flamingo (voice)
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Irish Journalist
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Berliner #2
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Prison King
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Storyline

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)

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2 Frogs 1 Pig Epic Mayhem 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

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The is the first movie in The Muppets franchise to make numerous references to (and establish continuity with) a previous Muppet movie, in this case The Muppets (2011). All previous Muppet movies rebooted afresh for each outing, so that characters could be given new origin stories whenever convenient, and "meet each other for the first time" repeatedly. See more »

Goofs

At 1:02:12 in the movie, a Muppet character is looking at the moon through a window. The image of the moon is shown reversed (commonly seen this way in a telescope), not the "naked eye" view. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Film Crew: And cut!
Walter: Wow, that was so amazing!
Kermit: Walter, you did a wonderful job.
Walter: Thank you, Kermit. Did we get that?
Miss Piggy: We got it.
Kermit: We got it, yup.
Film Crew: [speaks into bullhorn] Movie's over, people, go home. That is a wrap.
Scooter: Okay, nice work, everyone. Make sure to fill out your I-9's, and we'll see you on the next one.
Scooter: [crew leaves the set] So uh, what do we do now?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits roll Fozzie Bear comes out and says, "You can go home now Ma!" See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Rio 2 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Handel: Water Music-Alla Hornpipe (Alternative Version)
Arranged by Osman Bashiri
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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I really wanted to like it...
9 April 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I took my 7 and 8 year old sons to watch this at the cinema.

It was a holiday treat. The trailer made it look fun. I wanted to like it. I kept looking across at my boys, hoping to see signs of enjoyment on their faces. I didn't

They didn't complain afterwards, just noted that nothing really happened in the film, and didn't mention it again - unlike films they really enjoy and rave about for days afterwards.

Perhaps I just wasn't in the mood. Perhaps it's just not 'my cup of tea'. Some people seem to have written good reviews...

But for me this was a wasted two hours and I came out feeling slightly depressed that I'd planned a day out around such a disappointing film. There was only one person in the cinema who laughed aloud.


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