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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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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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Rated PG for some mild action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 March 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Muppets 2  »

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

'Mackenzie Crook' and 'Toby Jones' appear together as museum guards. They are also the costars of the TV series _"The Detectorists" (2014)_. See more »

Goofs

When Constantin proposes to Miss Piggy, he asks if she would like "to become Mrs. Piggy... or rather, Mrs. The Frog?" "The" is Kermit's middle name (Kermit the Frog ), not part of a double-barreled surname (Kermit The-Frog). 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

References Raging Bull (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Together Again
Written by Jeff Moss (as Jeffery Moss)
Produced by Bret McKenzie and Mickey Petralia
Performed by The Muppets
Josh Groban appears courtesy of Reprise Records
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Muppets Less Wanted
22 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

OK, I'm probably in a bad position to be reviewing this one because there is no way I am going to review this movie fairly. I am a HUGE Muppets fan and love to watch the stuff they shell out. I love everything about them and most of their work is comedy gold. Also, the 2011 movie (the one Most Wanted is a direct sequel to) was one of my top 10 of that year, so I went into this with high expectations anyway. What I got from Muppets Most Wanted was a film that on paper could be viewed as disappointing, but since it is the Muppets, I feel very slanted towards it. Muppets are known for having a hilarious sense of humor and a ton of heart, unfortunately this is not shown to its full extent in Muppets Most Wanted.

While 2011 Muppets had a ton of jokes for both adults and kids to laugh at, Most Wanted is full of more childish jokes, and not the good kind. I recall one joke about touring places in Germany and making fun of the town names to include a fart and poop joke. Muppets rarely use scatological humor, and THAT's what made it so great. Some jokes hit fairly well, especially from Ty Burrell and Sam the Eagle, who are a great comedic duo. The new character, Constantine, has a few funny lines as well, but overall the film does not hit well.

The heart in this film is also missing. I left Muppets Most Wanted not feeling any happier or full of laughter then I did entering the theater, and coming from the Muppets it is a grave disappointment. And oh GOD does it drag. For a film about Muppets for some odd reason this whole films feels like it goes on forever and has plenty of points where the film could end but it has to continue to make the two hour time limit.

That being said, it is still the Muppets. Seeing them on screen again is great and is always fun to watch. The cameos, another thing that makes the Muppets great, are used to the fullest here. Keeping your eye out for anyone famous in the smallest rolls is cool and watching this story unfold is fun. While it may just be a modern-day remake of The Great Muppet Caper, it is still fun to watch because it is the Muppets. If you like the Muppets, chances are you will look past the huge errors and like it. If not, stay away at all costs.


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