The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

Directors:

Brian Henson, David Lane (uncredited)

Writers:

Robert Louis Stevenson (novel), Jerry Juhl (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Curry ... Long John Silver
Billy Connolly ... Billy Bones
Jennifer Saunders ... Mrs. Bluveridge
Kevin Bishop ... Jim Hawkins
Dave Goelz ... The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / Mudwell the Mudbunny / Zoot (voice)
Steve Whitmire ... Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker (voice)
Jerry Nelson ... Statler / Blind Pew / Mad Monty / Floyd Pepper / Lew Zealand / Tomato / Pirate / Skulls / Trelawney's Butler / Screaming Cat (voice)
Kevin Clash ... Bad Polly / Black Dog / Spa'am / Chicken / Miss Piggy (assistant) / Fozzie Bear (assistant) / Sam the Eagle (assistant) / Animal (assistant) / Walleyed Pike / Monkey / Pirate / Real Old Tom (voice)
Bill Barretta ... Clueless Morgan / Swedish Chef / Blind Pew (hands) / Pirate / Pig / Skulls (voice)
Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal (voice)
John Henson John Henson ... Sweetums (voice)
Danny Blackner Danny Blackner ... Short Stack Stevens
Peter Geeves Peter Geeves ... Black Eyed Pea
Harry Jones Harry Jones ... Easy Pete
David J. Nicholls David J. Nicholls ... Captain Flint (as David Nicholls)
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Storyline

The Muppets are back into action in another movie based on a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Kermit the Frog and his colleagues go on a warfare against ruthless pirates. They also share their problem-solving journey on sea to rescue a treasure. Written by Anonymous

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Set sail for Muppet mayhem!


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Kermit the Frog does not appear until twenty-seven minutes into this movie. His character, Captain Abraham Smollett, arrives in a horse-drawn carriage. Miss Piggy does not appear until one hour and six minutes into this movie. Her character, Benjamina Gunn, arrives on an elephant. See more »

Goofs

When Long John introduces himself and tells the story of how he lost his leg, Tim Curry's leg can be seen tied behind him. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Billy Bones: I was Flint's first mate that voyage. Three days east of Tortola in the Caribbean, Flint knew an island. That's where we buried the treasure. Gold and blood, they were Flint's trademarks. He'd leave both behind him that day.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie a stone head is telling Long John Silver a joke. See more »

Alternate Versions

After complaints about the cinema version, the BBFC removed all occurances of the word "bloody" to retain the U-certificate on video. See more »

Connections

Version of Treasure Island (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Led Us Here
Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
Performed by John Berry and Helen Darling
John Berry appears courtesy of Capitol Nashville Records
Helen Darling appears courtesy of Decca Records
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CABIN FEVER! AHHHHH!
23 January 2003 | by CaptainChunkSee all my reviews

Awsome Muppet Adventure. I don't care how many people hate this movie, I still think it's smart, funny, and amazing. The muppets still have it. Though I agree by most by saying it's not the best Muppet movie, it sure beats the hell outta "The great muppet caper" (How slow was that movie?!). Tim Curry, the greatest and most under rated musical preformer alive, is at his element here. The music is awsome and his one song ("Upstage Lads, this is me only number!") is awsome. This is a good movie. For a pirate movie, and a muppet movie.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muppet Treasure Island See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,906,689, 18 February 1996

Gross USA:

$34,327,391

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,327,391
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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