The Great Muppet Caper Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3309

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 82

Theatrical Release Date: 06/26/1981

Language: English

Genre: Family, Comedy

MPAA Rating: G

Director: Jim Henson

Actors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Charles Grodin, Diana Rigg, John Cleese

Plot: Kermit, Fozzie and Gonzo are reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a fashion designer who has just had her diamond necklace stolen. Kermit falls for her secretary, Miss Piggy. When a second jewelery theft happens, Miss Piggy is framed and the reporters will stop at nothing to uncover the real thief. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/07/2019

With clever writing, "The Great Muppet Caper" is The Muppets' wackiest film.

Rating of
3.5/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 12/10/2011

Though not as touching or introspective as the first film, this is still signature Muppets fun - plenty of slightly off-color jokes, cameos, and madcap action.

Rating of
3.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 12/07/2011

A goofy fun romp with the gang. Still sweet and funny.

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Rating of
2.5/4

Sometimes Amusing, But Often Dull

JLFM - wrote on 07/13/2013

For whatever reason, the Muppet films simply do not click with me. Granted, I think The Muppets Take Manhattan and the 2011 reboot are near masterpieces, but I've found myself relatively bored with the rest of the Muppet films. The Great Muppet Caper is a bit of a mixed bag for me. While the last 40 minutes or so is essentially devoid of any sort of laughter or entertainment, there are some parts in the first hour that are very funny. And yet the laughs were few, and while there were plenty of smiles, even a hesitant recommendation may not be hesitant enough.

The weirdly complicated plot involves Kermit, Fozzy, and Gonzo placed in charge of investigating a jewelry robbery (as they are newspaper reporters). The jewelry was stolen from Lady Holiday, whom Kermit wishes to interview, …

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