Movies like The Muppet Movie

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The Muppet Movie (1979)
 7.6
 34K
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog-leg restaurant magnate.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, light, nostalgic, affectionate, clever, weird, wistful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: hollywood, gonzo, puppet, friendship, on the road, ambition, swamp, passenger, film within a film, fame, chaos, puppets, family, friends, performer's life, advertising, pianist, artists and showbiz, couples, chaos and mayhem, backstage, buddies, escapades, disorder, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Muppet Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, not serious and entertaining films with plots about family, friends, disorder, friendship, escapades, adventure and muppets mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Muppet Movie: The Muppets (2011), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), A Muppet Family Christmas (1987), Follow That Bird (1985), Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Muppets (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: muppets, puppetry, hollywood, puppet, puppets, save the day, performance, friendship, ambition, escapades, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heist, investigation, mistaken identity, frame up, puppet, puppets, family, crimes, journalism, partners, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, puppets, muppets, puppet, goofy hero, friendship, puppetry, theater, friends who live together, family, fish out of water, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Muppet Show (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Muppet Show is a comedy-variety television series produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. After two pilot episodes produced in 1974 and 1975 failed to get the attention of America's network heads, Lew Grade approached ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, puppets, bear, friends, fame, media satire, showbiz, performer's life, workplace, goofy hero, backstage, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, wedding, friendship, showbiz, theater, pig, puppetry, family, performer's life, goofy hero, escapades, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, michigan, maine, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family life, disorder, puppets, friends, family relations, farm, show tunes, reunion, chaos and mayhem, countryside, puppet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, puppet, misfit, adventure, love and romance, artists and showbiz, ambition, friends, gem, disorder, animal life, friendship ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Follow That Bird (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, social worker, friendship, family relations, road trip, on the road, restaurant, runaway, getting home, male protagonist, key, cell ...
Place: illinois, usa, turkey, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: puppet, skating, friends, social relations, disorder, nagging and grouching, family gatherings, fish out of water, riddles and clues, self discovery, wizards and magicians, puppets ...
Time: 70s
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, mad scientist, puppet, puppets, ufo, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, escapades, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, ghost, redemption, childhood, change of heart, family, puppet, puppets, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, future, 18th century
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, treasure hunt, island, young heroes, treasure, pirate, adventure, puppets, family, show tunes, rivalry, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, heist, adventure, family, muppets, friends, disorder, gem, performance, wanted, master criminal, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, partners, heroic mission, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, friends, disorder ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: witch, puppet, adventure, young heroes, friendship, wizard of oz, rescue, danger, escapades, scarecrow, puppetry, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 36K
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd (Muniz) has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti) steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, prank, liar, summer school, filmmaking, family, artists and showbiz, movie business, disorder, showbiz, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, dog movie, animal life, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: exciting, not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: swamp, family, escapades, friendship, danger, rescue, heroes, confined, young heroes, best friends, dissection, friends who live together ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Dark Crystal (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.
Style: dark fantasy, serious, exciting, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, puppetry, good versus evil, race against time, adventure, mission, crystal, wizards, escapades, imaginary, puppet, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters ...
Style: road movie, surreal, humorous, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: tour guide, hitchhiker, chase, on the road, back from the dead, cycling, film within a film, man child, bicycle, truck driver, adventure, cross dressing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Muppets Tonight (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Muppets Tonight is a live-action/puppet television series created by Jim Henson Productions and featuring The Muppets. Much like the "MuppeTelevision" segment of The Jim Henson Hour, Muppets Tonight was a continuation of The Muppet Show, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, dancer, escapades, nothing goes right, media, buddies, ambition, workplace, performer's life, musician, star, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole. Along the way, they discover that Christmas is the time to be with those you care about most, as they dash home to ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, chaos and mayhem, best friends, disorder, race against time, buddies, family, show tunes, friendship, puppetry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Harry Hill Movie (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The comedy film sees TV Burp star Hill embark on a road trip to Blackpool with his Nan (Julie Walters) when he discovers that his hamster only has one week to live.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, on the road, goofy hero, chase, escapades, pets, disorder, silly humor, friendship, chases and races, theme park, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.8
 4K
Candleshoe (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Candleshoe is a 1977 Walt Disney Productions live action movie based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe and starring Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes in her last screen appearance, David Niven and Leo McKern.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: hidden treasure, orphan, adventure, treasure hunt, country estate, butler, family, friendship, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 17K
Bugsy Malone (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy ...
Style: humorous, parody, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gangsters, gang, disorder, rivalry, ambition, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, friends, car chase, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, year 1929 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Widow's Might (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: From the creators of Bubble Trouble and Heartstrings comes an all new feature-length comedy adventure! John Moore and Cameron Cavillo are buddies; aspiring filmmakers with the dream of winning the prestigious American Viewfinder film festival. When ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: filmmaking, desire for fame, buddies, disorder, small town, ambition, family, friendship, family relations, faith, widow, filmmaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, fable, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, danger, friends, animal life, courtroom, disorder, show tunes, factory, fish out of water ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 7K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, animal life, storytelling, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going along just perfectly until J. Edgar ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: young heroes, friends, escapades, disorder, friendship, family, youth, puppet, balloon, birthday, adventure hero, target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Country Bears (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Beary Barrington, The Country Bears' young #1 fan, fitting in with his all-too-human family is proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his heroes, he discovers the venue that made them famous is near ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: bear, family, music, reunion, fish out of water, musician's life, music band, save the day, rescue, friendship, self discovery, disney ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%