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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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James Bobin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ricky Gervais ... Dominic Badguy
Ty Burrell ... Jean Pierre Napoleon
Tina Fey ... Nadya
Steve Whitmire ... Kermit the Frog / Foo Foo / Statler / Beaker / Lips / Rizzo the Rat / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (voice)
Eric Jacobson ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Animal (voice)
Dave Goelz ... The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf (voice)
Bill Barretta ... 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)
David Rudman ... Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / Bobby Benson / Wayne (voice)
Matt Vogel ... Constantine / Floyd Pepper / Sweetums / Pops / Robin / Lew Zealand / Crazy Harry / 80's Robot / Camilla / Uncle Deadly (voice)
Peter Linz ... Walter / Manolo Flamingo (voice)
Tony Bennett ... Tony Bennett
Hugh Bonneville ... Irish Journalist
William Brand ... Berliner #2
Andrés Cantor Andrés Cantor ... Announcer
Jemaine Clement ... 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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Taglines:

Taking the world by farce See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

21 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Muppets 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,005,126, 23 March 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$51,183,113

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,383,113
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| ("Unnecessarily Extended" Edition) | (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Danny Trejo's mother unfortunately passed away as he was filming his last scenes in the movie. As he was finishing his scenes so he could fly back to Los Angeles for the funeral, the cast and crew offered their condolences and sympathies to him. Danny Trejo, known for his tough guy roles and demeanor, shrugged off the sympathies. When Steve Whitmire offered his condolences in character as Kermit the Frog, Trejo broke down crying. See more »

Goofs

In the mirror scene, Kermit's and Constantine's boutonnieres are not "reflections." Both characters have them on their left lapels. 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 On Cinema: 'Muppets Most Wanted' (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Rainbow Connection
Written by Kenny Ascher, Paul Williams
Performed by Jim Henson (as Kermit)
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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I hope this isn't the end.
31 March 2018 | by benabooSee all my reviews

When The Muppets came out in 2011 people really liked it and therefore a sequel was made. The sequel Muppets Most Wanted was not as successful as it's predecessor. It wasn't as much a financial hit and people didn't dig it as much and it seems like The Muppets are back to the way they were after Muppets From Space. I actually really loved Muppets Most Wanted. At the time I thought it was better than The Muppets and in ways it is. The jokes are smarter. The songs are better and it feels more like a traditional Muppet movie than it's predecessor but this movie is not without it's flaws. The flaws are that Walter has more screen time than Gonzo and even Fozzie. That's just wrong! And the humans need to take a huge backseat to the Muppets. Tina Fey more than Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell. Overall I think this is a great Muppet movie but it's so depressing how underrated it is. I hope this is not the end of The Muppets on the big screen. I'm an aspiring actor and filmmaker, maybe I should be like Jason Segel and try to bring them back if nobody else does. Even then I've always wanted to make a Muppet movie.


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