Muppets from Space

1999 film by Tim Hill

Muppets from Space is a 1999 American science-fiction comedy-drama movie.

Muppets from Space
Directed byTim Hill
Written by
Based onThe Muppets
by Jim Henson
Produced by
CinematographyAlan Caso
Edited by
Music byJamshied Sharifi
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing[3]
Release date
  • July 14, 1999 (1999-07-14)
Running time
87 minutes[3]
CountryUnited States[1]
Budget$24 million[3]
Box office$22.3 million[3]



It was directed by Tim Hill (in his feature film directorial debut) and written by Jerry Juhl, Joseph Mazzarino, and Ken Kaufman. The sixth theatrical movie in The Muppets franchise, it is the first Muppets film to not be a musical and the first film since the death of Muppets creator Jim Henson to have an original Muppets-focused plot. In addition to the Muppet performers, the film stars Jeffrey Tambor, F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Josh Charles, Hollywood Hogan, Ray Liotta, and Andie MacDowell. In the film, Gonzo attempts to discover his origins after having nightmares. After he and Rizzo the Rat are captured by government officials during his search, Kermit the Frog and the rest of the Muppet gang must save them.


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  2. "Muppets from Space". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Muppets from Space (1999)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved November 17, 2012.