The Daily Movie Quote: The Muppet Movie
"Frankly, Miss Piggy, I don't give a hoot." - Kermit the Frog, The Muppit Movie (1979)
Henson Associates, rated G, 95 minutes.
Directed By: James Frawley
Jim Henson - Kermit the Frog + others
Frank Oz - Miss Piggy + others
Jerry Nelson - Floyd Pepper + others
Richard Hunt - Scooter + others
Dave Goelz - The Great Gonzo + others
Charles Durning - Doc Hopper
Austin Pendleton - Max
Mel Brooks - Professor Max Krassman
James Coburn - El Sleezo Cafe Owner
Dom DeLuise - Bernie the Agent
Elliott Gould - Beauty Contest Compere
Bob Hope - Ice Cream Vendor
Domestic Box Office Gross: $76,657,000
Synopsis: A frog legs merchant chases Kermit across the country while he tries to make a name for himself in Hollywood.
Fact: The film parallels Jim Hensons rise to fame.
Trivia: The last film with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Edger Bergen died shortly after filming.
Movie Mistake: The crack in Fozzie's Studebaker windshield comes and goes throughout the film.
My Take: It's the Muppet's and I was nine. I have very fond memories of The Muppet Movie. If you have children take a little time out and watch it with them.
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