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Muppets from Space (1999)

Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.

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Gonzo / Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / The Birdman (voice)
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Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Cosmic Fish #1 / Rainbow / Miss Piggy (assistant) (voice)
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Pepe the Prawn / Bobo as Rentro / Johnny Fiama / Bubba the Rat / Cosmic Fish #2 (voice)
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Robin / Statler / Ubergonzo (voice)
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Clifford (voice)
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TV Producer
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Agent Barker
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Gate Guard
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Dr. Tucker
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Female Armed Guard
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After Gonzo receives messages from his breakfast cereal, he determines that he is an alien and tries to contact his alien brethren, but is captured by an overzealous secret government agency determined to prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. It's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help reunite him with his long-lost family. Written by Tell85

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14 July 1999 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,826,049 (USA) (18 July 1999)

Gross:

$16,625,807 (USA)
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Trivia

Statler and Waldorf's 'life on other planets' exchange was originally done on The Muppet Show (1976). See more »

Goofs

The yellow spyglass prize from the cereal box is in Gonzo's hand in one instant, then back in the cereal bowl in the next. See more »

Quotes

Pepe: You tell him, and I will smack you. I will smack you like a bad, bad donkey, okay!
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Crazy Credits

Pepe the Prawn sings "Flashlight" with George Clinton as the end credits roll. See more »

Connections

Follows A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) See more »

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Brick House
Written by Thomas McClary, Milan Williams, Walter Orange, Lionel Richie, Ronald La Pread, and William King
Performed by The Commodores
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L. P.
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Tough To Beat Gonzo & Rizzo
25 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Good special-effects, funny and likable characters and an interesting story all made this 1999 'Muppets In Space' movie much better than I anticipated.

This one featured more of Gonzo and Rizzo, my two favorite characters. The movie, in fact, centers around Gonzo. Miss Piggy played a lesser role than normal, which also pleased me.

A tiny bit too secular-liberal in parts but overall, not offensive and definitely entertaining. It looks great and sounds good on DVD, too.

Some have said this was the best of the Muppet films and perhaps that's true. I wouldn't argue.


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