The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie (1979)

Its time to play the music! Its time to light the lights!

  • Genre: Music, Adventure, Comedy, Family
  • Release Date: 1979-05-31
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 301 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Henson Associates (HA)
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Dom DeLuise persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner of a frog-leg restaurant!

The Muppet Movie Trailer

  • Jim Henson

    as Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Waldorf / Doc Hopper's Men / Link Hogthrob / Swedish Chef (voice)
  • Frank Oz

    as Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs (uncredited) / Swedish Chef (hands) (uncredited) / Motorcycle Guy (uncredited) (voice)
  • Jerry Nelson

    as Floyd Pepper / Robin the Frog / Crazy Harry / Lew Zealand / Camilla / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (assistant) (uncredited) (voice)
  • Richard Hunt

    as Scooter / Statler / Janice / Sweetums / Beaker / Fozzie Bear (assistant) (voice)
  • Dave Goelz

    as The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Doglion / Iraqian in El Sleezo Cafe / Pig (voice)
  • Charles Durning

    as Doc Hopper
  • Austin Pendleton

    as Max
  • Edgar Bergen

    as Himself / Charlie McCarthy - (voice)
  • Milton Berle

    as Mad Man Mooney
  • Mel Brooks

    as Professor Max Krassman
  • James Coburn

    as El Sleezo Cafe Owner
  • Dom DeLuise

    as Bernie the Agent
  • Elliott Gould

    as Beauty Contest Compere
  • Bob Hope

    as Ice Cream Vendor
  • Madeline Kahn

    as El Sleezo Patron
  • Carol Kane

    as "Myth"
  • Cloris Leachman

    as Miss Tracy
  • Steve Martin

    as Insolent Waiter
  • Richard Pryor

    as Balloon Vendor
  • Telly Savalas

    as El Sleazo Tough
  • Orson Welles

    as Lew Lord
  • Paul Williams

    as El Sleazo Pianist
  • Scott Walker

    as Snake Walker
  • Lawrence Gabriel Jr.

    as Sailor
  • Ira F. Grubman

    as Bartender
  • Hard Boiled Haggerty

    as Lumberjack
  • Bruce Kirby

    as Gate Guard
  • Tommy Madden

    as One-Eyed Midget
  • James Frawley

    as El Sleezo Cafe Waiter
  • Arnold Roberts

    as Cowboy
  • Melinda Dillon

    as Woman with Balloon
  • Steve Whitmire

  • Caroll Spinney

    as Big Bird (voice)
  • John Landis

  • Tim Burton

  • Bob Baker (IV)

    as Muppet Performer (uncredited)
Editing Christopher Greenbury Editor
Art Joel Schiller Production Design
Production Lew Grade Executive Producer
Production Martin Starger Executive Producer
Sound Paul Williams Original Music Composer
Production Jim Henson Producer
Writing Jerry Juhl Writer
Directing James Frawley Director
Writing Jack Burns Writer
Camera Isidore Mankofsky Director of Photography