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Muppets from Space (1999)

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Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.

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Tim Hill

Writers:

Jerry Juhl, Joey Mazzarino (as Joseph Mazzarino) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave Goelz ... Gonzo / Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / The Birdman (voice)
Steve Whitmire ... Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Cosmic Fish #1 / Rainbow / Miss Piggy (assistant) (voice)
Bill Barretta ... Pepe the Prawn / Bobo as Rentro / Johnny Fiama / Bubba the Rat / Cosmic Fish #2 (voice)
Jerry Nelson ... Robin / Statler / Ubergonzo (voice)
Brian Henson ... Dr. Phil Van Neuter / Sal Minella (voice)
Kevin Clash ... Clifford (voice)
Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle (voice)
Jeffrey Tambor ... K. Edgar Singer
F. Murray Abraham ... Noah
Rob Schneider ... TV Producer
Josh Charles ... Agent Barker
Ray Liotta ... Gate Guard
David Arquette ... Dr. Tucker
Andie MacDowell ... Shelley Snipes
Kathy Griffin ... Female Armed Guard
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Storyline

After Gonzo receives messages from his breakfast cereal, he determines that he is an alien and tries to contact his alien brethren, but is captured by an overzealous secret government agency determined to prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. It's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help reunite him with his long-lost family. Written by Tell85

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This Summer They're Out There See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Henson.com

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muppets in Space See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,826,049, 18 July 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,625,807

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,323,612
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the DVD commentary, which includes a handful of The Muppets in character, Kermit the Frog says he's walking away to go to the snack bar and doesn't come back until just as the movie is ending. He claims that he was delayed by walking back into the wrong DVD commentary, that of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). That movie and this both feature the voice-over of Frank Oz. Furthermore, the Walt Disney Company has since bought both the Muppets and Star Wars franchises. See more »

Goofs

One of the "R U There" messages is shown in Hollywood, California. Later, a globe showing the spiral formation of the messages has the western most portion of the spiral east of California. See more »

Quotes

Miss Piggy: We're going to pause here and we'll be right back with Gonzo, the Geek Who Fell to Earth.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits (including the title of the movie) are on a space background and hurl towards the camera. See more »

Connections

Follows The Jim Henson Hour (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Your Thing
Written by Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley, and O'Kelly Isley
Performed by The Isley Brothers
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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good cheesy fun!
3 April 2004 | by eemodorkSee all my reviews

although this movie is very silly it was a lot of fun to watch i liked the gonzo origin story it was very fitting! it was good to see all the muppets back in action, although its not as good as the muppet movie.

i do really like pepe the praun. and all the cameo's of both humans and muppets alike was funny but it was funny to see ray liotta in this and anything with kaktie holmes is a good movie

b- good effort not the best muppet movie, but a good one none the less


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