Most Popular Puppetry Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Dark Crystal (1982)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.
Votes: 51,541 | Gross: $40.58M
3. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
G | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Kermit and his friends go to New York City to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.
Votes: 17,963 | Gross: $25.53M
4. The Muppets (2011)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Votes: 82,962 | Gross: $88.63M
5. Team America: World Police (2004)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy
Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
Votes: 151,515 | Gross: $32.77M
6. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)
TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Blue is a puppy who puts her paw prints on three clues. Steve has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.
8. Cats & Dogs (2001)
PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, of which their human owners are blissfully unaware.
Votes: 53,029 | Gross: $93.39M
12. Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
PG | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Family
The on-going war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest.
Votes: 12,702 | Gross: $43.59M
14. Paper Heart (2009)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest across America to make a documentary about the one subject she doesn't fully understand: Love.
Votes: 7,855 | Gross: $1.27M
15. Bear in the Big Blue House (1997–2006)
TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Bear lives in a Big Blue House with several of his muppet friends: Treelo the lemur, Ojo the bear cub, Tutter the mouse, and Pip and Pop the otters. Every day bear uses his reassuringly ... See full summary »
18. Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011 Video)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family
More fun from Marley and this time he speaks! The worlds worst dog now has an attitude and a frisky voice. He and his summer pal, Bodi Grogan cause mayhem at the local dog contest. Marley outsmarts lots of other dogs while winning hearts.
21. Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical
The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. looks down from Heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.
Votes: 2,644 | Gross: $7.93M
22. Hansel and Gretel (1983 TV Movie)
45 min | Fantasy
This is Tim Burton's Disney Channel Halloween film short that only aired once. It combines live action and stop-motion, making for a creepy adventure into the woods.
23. Illuminata (1998)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,479 | Gross: $0.84M
27. Dante's Inferno (2007)
Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy
A darkly comedic travelogue of the underworld - set against an all-too-familiar urban backdrop of used car lots, gated communities, strip malls, and the U.S. Capitol. And populated with a contemporary cast of reprobates, including famous - and infamous - politicians, presidents, popes, pimps. And the Prince of Darkness himself.
28. Mongrels (2010–2011)
30 min | Comedy
A look into the dysfunctional lives of a group of friends, in a typical American sitcom. But, there's a twist. It is a sort-of spoof of The Muppets, with HBO, UNCENSORED humor, with a lot ... See full summary »
29. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family
A little boy and his baby-sitter inhabit the same imaginary world: through their adventures they are followed by a strange red balloon.
Votes: 3,676 | Gross: $0.46M
30. Jackboots on Whitehall (2010)
Not Rated | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full-on invasion.
31. Pluk van de petteflet (2004)
91 min | Family, Fantasy
On a quest to find a new home young Pluk in his little red crane wagon end up in the Petteflet. He moves in to a little deserted tower room and quickly befriends some of the inhabitants and... See full summary »
33. Johnny and the Sprites (2005– )
TV-Y | 5 min | Short, Family, Music
Johnny is a musician who moves to a house in the woods in order to work on his music. Once he arrives, however, he discovers that this is not just any house! His solitude is subsequently ... See full summary »
35. Choose Connor (2007)
Unrated | 109 min | Drama
Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »
Votes: 287 | Gross: $0.01M
36. The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon (1994– )
30 min | Family, Fantasy
The story focuses on Dudley, a dragon who recently woke up from centuries of hibernation and his new ten-year-old friends Matt and Sally as well as other kids down the line. The many kids ... See full summary »
37. The Story of the Fox (1937)
63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Renard the Fox's mischievous pranks go too far, King Lion is forced to attempt to bring the trickster to justice.
39. Kooky (2010)
95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Young Ondra has asthma and so his mom throws away his favorite toy: a musty old stuffed bear named Kooky. That night Ondra dreams that Kooky is determined to find his way back home from the... See full summary »
40. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
PG | 80 min | Documentary
The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.
Votes: 6,454 | Gross: $0.30M
43. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.
Votes: 1,225 | Gross: $0.01M
44. Tales of the Riverbank (2008)
Not Rated | 76 min | Animation, Family
Tales of the Riverbank tells the story of three friends - Hammy Hamster, Roderick Rat and GP the Guinea Pig - who, having swept down the river in a violent storm, embark on an epic journey ... See full summary »
46. Mopatop's Shop (1999– )
Mopatop's Shop is a wondrous shop where you can get everything you could ever want - a rainbow, the hiccups, or a friend. The show, aimed at pre-school children, features Mopatop and his ... See full summary »
47. Space Police (1986 TV Movie)
52 min | Action, Crime, Family
A New York cop is put in charge of a space police precinct and charged with the duty of protecting alien worlds from the evils of organised crime.
48. Ik, mik, Loreland (1994–1996)
Adventure, Comedy, Family
Mik lives in Loria, a Kingdom that loves words.Everybody knows how to write and read except The Karbonkel. One day he gets so enraged he deletes Loria's whole alphabet, leaving everybody illiterate. It's up to Mik to find the letters.
49. Absentia (II) (2011)
60 min | Sci-Fi
An abstract sci-fi movie made with puppets and focusing on the control of the masses by religion and critiquing the power of money in the art world - All in a way that only Mr Young's imagination could present things.
50. The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986 TV Movie)
51 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Bean Bunny is too small to be useful (says his brother) to help prepare for the Bunny Picnic, so he wanders off and sees a legendary persecutor of all rabbits: the farmer's dog. But nobody ... See full summary »