The Muppet Movie

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $76,657,000Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

2013 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III

Part III of the Holiday Gift Guide is a little late due to reasons you probably don't want to hear the details about. (I believe I've developed a food allergy to something in Eggnog.) The third installment of our holiday gift guide includes independent films, classics, foreign films, etc. The fastest way to find gifts is to go to the Independent Spirit Awards nominations and find any film that is on that list that is already out on DVD / Blu-ray (Frances Ha, Mud, etc.). Unfortunately, most of the films competing for Awards Season glory are still in theaters and not available as gifts. But there are still many films worth picking up, starting with... More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 13th, 2013

We are entering the beginning of TV on DVD season on the home market. As the fall schedule ramps up, more and more TV on DVD releases will come out. This week we have Once Upon A Time: The Complete Second Season on DVD and Blu-ray, as well as Girls: The Complete Second Season, also on DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack. Both are worth checking out, but I'm waiting for the screeners for both, so I don't want to award either the Pick of the Week. Instead, I'm giving that honor to The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray. Meanwhile, What Maisie Knew on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack is a close second. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie came out 34 years ago, which makes it a little strange they are releasing a 35th Anniversary edition Blu-ray this week. Then again, I'm glad I don't have to wait another year to get this movie on Blu-ray, because I loved it as a kid. Does it still hold up decades later? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up if you are a fan of the movie? More...

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/18/2013918,662 18,662$337,407$337,4071

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Cast

Jim Henson    Various voices
Frank Oz    Biker in El Sleezo Café/Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Animal/Sam the Eagle
Jerry Nelson    Floyd Pepper/Crazy Harry/Robin the Frog/Lew Zealand
Richard Hunt    Scooter/Statler/Janice/Sweetums/Beaker
Dave Goelz    The Great Gonzo/Zoot/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew
Charles Durning    Doc Hopper
Austin Pendleton    Max
Edgar Bergen    Himself
Milton Berle    Himself
Mel Brooks    Himself
James Coburn    Himself
Dom DeLuise    Himself
Elliott Gould    Beauty Contest Compere
Bob Hope    Ice cream vendor
Madeline Kahn    El Sleezo Patron
Carol Kane    Myth
Cloris Leachman    Lord's Secretary
Steve Martin    Insolent Waiter
Richard Pryor    Balloon Vendor
Telly Savalas    El Sleezo Tough
Orson Welles    Lew Lord
Paul Williams    Himself
Scott Walker    Frog Killer
Lawrence Gabriel, Jr.    Sailor
Ira F. Grubman    Bartender
H.B. Haggerty    Lumberjack
Bruce Kirby    Gate Guard
Tommy Madden    One-eyed Midget
James Frawley    Waiter
Arnold Roberts    Cowboy
Carroll Spinney    Big Bird

Production and Technical Credits

Director    James Frawley
Screenwriter    Jerry Juhl
Screenwriter    Jack Burns
Producer    Jim Henson
Executive Producer    Martin Starger
Co-Producer    David Lazer
Assistant Director    Ron Wright
Production Manager    Kurt Neumann
Production Designer    Joel Schiller
Art Director    Les Gobruegge
Set Decorator    Richard Goddard
Visual Consultant    Leigh Malone
Director of Photography    Isidore Mankofsky
Costume Designer    Calista Hendrickson
Costume Designer    Gwen Capetanos
Costume Supervisor    Charles E. James
Editor    Chris Greenbury
Sound Mixer    Charles Lewis
Re-recording Mixer    David Dockendorf
Sound Effects Editor    Bill Wistrom
Music Editor    John Caper, Jr.
Composer    Paul Williams
Song Writer    Paul Williams
Song Writer    Kenny Ascher
Casting Director    Gus Schirmer