It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie

  • U
  • Kirk R Thatcher (2002)
  • US
  • 84 min
Film Review
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2 out of 5

Having already lampooned A Christmas Carol, the Muppets turn to the movies for this seasonal comedy. With Joan Cusack threatening to close the Muppet Theatre, Kermit assumes the James Stewart role in It's a Wonderful Life and angel David Arquette shows him how life would have treated the likes of Fozzie and Miss Piggy had he never existed. The absence of most of the usual voice artists and the inclusion of some smutty innuendo compound this haphazard parody's overall mediocrity. But the cameos by Whoopi Goldberg, William H Macy and Matthew Lillard are amusing, as is the production of "Moulin Scrooge".

Plot Summary

Seasonal comedy featuring Kermit, Miss Piggy and friends. When an unscrupulous banker plots to close the Muppets' theatre as they prepare for their Christmas show, Kermit plunges into despair. But then a guardian angel appears and shows the frog what life would have been like for his friends without him.

Cast and crew

Cast

Kermit / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Bean Bunny / Mr Poodlepants
Steve Whitmire
Gonzo the Great / Dr Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf
Dave Goelz
Pepe the Prawn / Dr Teeth / Rowlf the Dog / Swedish Chef / Johnny Fiama / Bobo the Bear / Howard / Lew Zealand
Bill Barretta
Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Yoda
Eric Jacobson
Daniel
David Arquette
Rachel Bitterman
Joan Cusack
Luc Fromage
Matthew Lillard
Daniel's boss
Whoopi Goldberg
Glenn
William H Macy

Crew

Director
Kirk R Thatcher

Other Information

Language: 
English
Colour
Available on video and DVD
Certificate U
Categories
Comedy

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