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 (email@example.com)
Costume designer Vivienne Westwood designed Miss Piggy's wedding gown from a special fabric made from recycled water bottles. See more »
During the "I Can Give You What You Want" musical number, Constantine holds hands with Miss Piggy as they spin around: Constantine is spinning to his left, thus Piggy should also be spinning to her left, yet she spins to her right. See more »
I want every seat in the house filled. Give tickets away if you have to.
Well, it's the Muppets. It won't be easy.
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In the middle of the credits, Fozzie says, "Check this out!" and puts his hat on the "LOS ANGELES UNiT" text. See more »
The Muppets are a group of delightful and sweet classics. Nothing puts me in a better mood than listening to Kermit sing his heart out. After 2011's delightful Muppets movie starring Jason Segal, it's shocking to see an absolutely terrible Muppets film. The biggest sin is how director James Bobin takes the fun Muppet humor out by placing a plot that I swear not only kids will be lost with, but maybe some slow adults won't understand. 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 (Ricky Gervais). There's just too much kids won't get here. We need more Muppets fun! I thought that with a stupid plot that some soothing music from the talented Kermit would win me over. Not only is the singing more like strange talking opposed to actual singing, but the songs suck! Seeing poor Ricky Gervais sing foolishly isn't his only problem. He just doesn't belong in a kids film. Any comedian as filthy as this Brit doesn't belong in a Muppets movie. Steve Carell would have been better. Somehow we end up in Russian, being forced to put up with terrible Russian accents by Tina Fey and Ty Burrell. Instead of going to extra effort and getting caught up in ambition, The Muppets should have been able to use simple Muppet humor and sweetness like 2011's film. It's pretty strange to see Ray Liotta, Christoph Waltz, and Selma Hayek in this film. I thought that maybe Quentin Tarantino might have turned this to his version at one point once Christoph entered the picture. Yikes! James Bobin takes all the fun out of this film. It's his fault! Not the Muppets!
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