The Muppets Take Manhattan

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When Kermit the Frog and friends start a stage act, they decide to take the show from their college town to Broadway. However, once the Muppets wind up in New York City, they have difficulty finding financial support for the production, instead running into cheats like Murray Plotsky (Dabney Coleman). Unable to stage the show, the group splits up, and they all take different jobs around the country. Just as Kermit thinks he has finally found a backer, an accident gives him amnesia.

Release details

Rated: G
Release date: Friday July 13 1984
Duration: 94 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Frank Oz
Screenwriter: Frank Oz, Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses
Cast: Art Carney
James Coco
Dabney Coleman
Gregory Hines
Linda Lavin
Joan Rivers
Elliott Gould
Liza Minnelli
Brooke Shields