When 3 Muppet fans learn that Tex Richman wants to drill under the Muppet Theater for oil, Gary, Mary and Walter set out to find the Muppets who have been split up for years so that they can put on one last show and save the Muppet Theater. Kermit the Frog now lives in his own mansion depressed in Hollywood, 'The Great Gonzo' is a high class plumber at Gonzo's Royal Flush, Fozzie Bear performs with a tribute band called The Moopets, Miss Piggy is the plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, and Animal is at a celebrity anger management rehab center in Santa Barbara.
They're closer than you think.
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23 November 2011 (USA)
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Also Known As:
The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made
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Opening Weekend USA: $29,239,026,
18 November 2011, Wide Release
Gross USA: $88,631,237
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $165,184,237
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
's original signature character, Rizzo the Rat appears very briefly in the finale of the film. This is the smallest part the character has ever had since his first film appearance in The Great Muppet Caper
(1981). See more
makes a minor French error when trying to order the other Muppets out of her Paris office. She says "depeche-toi", which is the phrase for making an order to a single person. To make an order to a group, she should have said "depechez-vous". Of course, Miss Piggy's French skills may not be great. See more
That's me, Walter.
[having a water gun duel with Gary
Where'd - Where'd you go? Oh, there you are.
I have the best life in the whole world.
[Walter laughs as he squirts Gary
That's my brother, Gary. He's the best friend you could ever have.
[Gary and Walter have their measurements marked in the doorway with a pencil
Yeah, I know what you're thinking: We could be twins.
Here's where we live: Smalltown... the best town you could ever grow up in.
Gary and I did everything ...
The credits feature the cameo celebrities singing "Mahna Mahna" with their Muppet co-stars. See more
We Built This City
Written by Dennis Lambert
, Martin Page
(as Martin George Page), Bernie Taupin
, and Péter Wolf
Performed by Jefferson Starship
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more