The Happytime Murders

2018 film by Brian Henson

The Happytime Murders is an 2018 American action crime mystery black comedy thriller movie directed by Brian Henson and written by Todd Berger. The movie stars Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta, Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale, and Elizabeth Banks.[1]

It is scheduled to be released by STXfilms on August 24, 2018.[2] It is the first R rated Muppets movie.[3][4]


  1. "Joel McHale Joins Melissa McCarthy in Puppet Comedy 'Happytime Murders' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. September 15, 2017. Retrieved February 26, 2018.
  2. STX Films Shifts ‘Mile 22’ and ‘The Happytime Murders’ Release Dates
  3. Happytime Murders Trailer: Melissa McCarthy's Filthy Puppet Noir
  4. Melissa McCarthy Snorts Ecstasy and Punches Puppets in NSFW ‘The Happytime Murders’ Trailer