The Great Muppet Caper (50th Anniversary Edition)

Starring: The Muppets Director: Jim Henson  Rated: G: General Audiences
Rating 4.8
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: G
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 37 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1981
  • Label: Walt Disney Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case

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Directed by

Entertainment Reviews:

Variety - 06/24/1981
"...[The] elegant lensing is a joy to behold, and great imagination has been exercised by tunesmith Joe Raposo..."
New York Times - 06/26/1981
"...Moviegoers [again] have a team of stars on which to heap the adoration they once dumped on Nelson Eddy and Jeannette MacDonald....Whimsy well disciplined..."

Product Description:

A full-length musical starring the Muppets. Investigative reporters Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear hunt down a band of jewel thieves in London, who have stolen the famous Baseball Diamond and framed Miss Piggy for the theft. Academy Award Nominations: Best Original Song ("The First Time It Happens").

Plot Synopsis:

The second cinematic outing of Jim Henson's endearing Muppets. Here, Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear and The Great Gonzo are journalists in England investigating the theft of a gem known as the Baseball Diamond, which belonged to fashion maven Lady Holiday. But when Kermit meets would-be model Miss Piggy, he not only mistakes her for Lady Holiday, he begins falling in love with her! However Lady Holiday's crafty brother Nicky is also wooing the sexy swine -- in order to frame her for the jewel theft. Can the wacky Muppets save Miss Piggy' And what will come of Miss Piggy and Kermit's inter-species relationship'

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Family (General) | London, England | Recommended | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • "The Great Muppet Caper" was Jim Henson's first directorial effort.
  • Copyright 1993 Jim Henson Productions, Inc.
  • Additional Credits: Terry Ackland-Snow (Effects Design).

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  • Sales Rank: 105,995
  • UPC: 786936287820
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16/lbs (approx)
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