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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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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
Andrés Cantor ...
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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 »


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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

'Mackenzie Crook' and 'Toby Jones' appear together as museum guards. They are also the costars of the TV series _"The Detectorists" (2014)_. See more »

Goofs

When Constantin proposes to Miss Piggy, he asks if she would like "to become Mrs. Piggy... or rather, Mrs. The Frog?" "The" is Kermit's middle name (Kermit the Frog ), not part of a double-barreled surname (Kermit The-Frog). 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

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

Connections

Referenced in The Subway Guy (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

I Hope I Get It
Written by Marvin Hamlisch and Ed Kleban (as Edward Kleban)
Produced by Ed Mitchell
Performed by Jemaine Clement, Tina Fey, Josh Groban,
Ray Liotta, Dylan Postl, and Danny Trejo
Josh Groban appears courtesy of Reprise Records
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Annoying after a while! 3/10
9 August 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Review: After growing up with the Muppet Show for many years, I always looked for award to it coming on TV and seeing the famous people playing with the puppets, but I can honestly say that I have totally grown out of them. The singing got on my nerves but I did find a couple of the tunes quite catchy. The storyline is ridiculous and it seemed to go on forever, but I'm sure that the kids will love it. Watching Danny Trejo, Ray Liotta and Ricky Gervais dancing and singing on screen, it. did become a bit tedious, but the baddie Kermit did make me laugh. There are some great cameos but it's basically made for kids. If your looking to rekindle the old Muppet flame, then this film isn't for you but if you just want to entertain the kids then it isn't bad. Average!

Round-Up: I can't believe that the studios gave a $50 million dollar budget for a Muppet movie! Anyway, Ricky Gervais wasn't the best choice for his role, but he wasn't that bad when he teamed up with the bad frog. It was good to see all of the old characters together again, but I still struggled to get into the film. I couldn't stop laughing when the bad frog was serenading Ms. Piggy and the prisoners escaped prison, but that was about it. Basically, it's not full of wit like the Lego Movie, but it's harmless fun for the whole family.

Budget: $50million Worldwide Gross: $78million

I recommend this movie to people who are into the Muppets Show! 3/10


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