Film Franchises

The Muppets

8 movies over 34 years and 8 months ($323.30M)

Muppets Most Wanted
Mar 21, 2014
3 years 8 days ago
$80.38M (24.86%)

The Muppets
Nov 23, 2011
5 years 4 months 6 days ago
$88.36M (27.33%)

Muppets from Space
Jul 14, 1999
17 years 8 months 15 days ago
$16.29M (5.04%)

Muppet Treasure Island
Feb 16, 1996
21 years 1 months 13 days ago
$34.33M (10.62%)

The Muppet Christmas Carol
Dec 11, 1992
24 years 3 months 18 days ago
$27.28M (8.44%)

The Muppets Take Manhattan
Jul 13, 1984
32 years 8 months 16 days ago

The Great Muppet Caper
Jun 26, 1981
35 years 9 months 3 days ago

The Muppet Movie
Jun 22, 1979
37 years 9 months 7 days ago
$76.66M (23.71%)

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

Mar 21, 2014 - 3 years 8 days ago
$80.38M (24.86%)
Director
James Bobin
Writers
James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson (based on)
Actors
Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire
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.

The Muppets (2011)

Nov 23, 2011 - 5 years 4 months 6 days ago
$88.36M (27.33%)
Director
James Bobin
Writers
Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson (based on)
Actors
Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones
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.

Muppets from Space (1999)

Jul 14, 1999 - 17 years 8 months 15 days ago
$16.29M (5.04%)
Director
Tim Hill
Writers
Jerry Juhl, Joey Mazzarino, Ken Kaufman
Actors
Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson
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.

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Feb 16, 1996 - 21 years 1 months 13 days ago
$34.33M (10.62%)
Director
Brian Henson
Writers
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel), Jerry Juhl (screenplay), Kirk R. Thatcher (screenplay), James V. Hart (screenplay)
Actors
Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop
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.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Dec 11, 1992 - 24 years 3 months 18 days ago
$27.28M (8.44%)
Director
Brian Henson
Writers
Charles Dickens (novel), Jerry Juhl (screenplay)
Actors
Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson
A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

Jul 13, 1984 - 32 years 8 months 16 days ago
Director
Frank Oz
Writers
Tom Patchett (story), Jay Tarses (story), Frank Oz (screenplay), Tom Patchett (screenplay), Jay Tarses (screenplay)
Actors
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire
The Muppets graduate from college and decide to take their senior revue on the road. They hit the streets of Manhattan trying to sell their show to producers, finally finding one young and idealistic enough to take their show. After several mishaps and much confusion, things begin to come together for them.

The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

Jun 26, 1981 - 35 years 9 months 3 days ago
Director
Jim Henson
Writers
Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses, Jerry Juhl, Jack Rose
Actors
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson
Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, and this time frame Miss Piggy. It's up to Kermit and Muppets to bring the real culprits to justice.

The Muppet Movie (1979)

Jun 22, 1979 - 37 years 9 months 7 days ago
$76.66M (23.71%)
Director
James Frawley
Writers
Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl
Actors
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt
Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, 'The Great Gonzo', and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog-leg restaurant magnate.
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