When 3 Muppet fans learn that Tex Richman wants to drill under the Muppet Theater for oil, Gary, Mary and Walter set out to find the Muppets who have been split up for years so that they can put on one last show and save the Muppet Theater. Kermit the Frog now lives in his own mansion depressed in Hollywood, 'The Great Gonzo' is a high class plumber at Gonzo's Royal Flush, Fozzie Bear performs with a tribute band called The Moopets, Miss Piggy is the plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, and Animal is at a celebrity anger management rehab center in Santa Barbara. Written by
They're closer than you think.
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23 November 2011 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $29,239,026,
18 November 2011, Wide Release
Gross USA: $88,631,237
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $165,184,237
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
In Spain the "Muppets" are known as "Teleñecos", but "The Walt Disney Company" requested to change "Teleñecos" to "Muppets" in the dubbing for assuring the merchandising. The also wanted to change Kermit's Spanish name Gustavo to the original, but that was kept. See more
When The Muppets
plead Tex Richman to return their theatre, the establishing shot shows the Bank of America Center in Los Angeles as the headquarters for "Richman Oil". However, the same building can be repeatedly seen outside the office's windows when Richman performs his song. The scene was actually shot inside one of the towers of the nearby City National Plaza. See more
That's me, Walter.
[having a water gun duel with Gary
Where'd - Where'd you go? Oh, there you are.
I have the best life in the whole world.
[Walter laughs as he squirts Gary
That's my brother, Gary. He's the best friend you could ever have.
[Gary and Walter have their measurements marked in the doorway with a pencil
Yeah, I know what you're thinking: We could be twins.
Here's where we live: Smalltown... the best town you could ever grow up in.
Gary and I did everything ...
The credits feature the cameo celebrities singing "Mahna Mahna" with their Muppet co-stars. See more
References Mortal Kombat
Pictures in My Head
Written by Jeannie Lurie
, Aris Archontis
, and Chen Neeman
Produced by Bret McKenzie
and Mickey Petralia
Vocals Produced by Ed Mitchell
Performed by Steve Whitmire
(as Kermit), Eric Jacobson
(as Fozzie), Gonzo, Swedish Chef, and Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem See more