Movies like The Great Muppet Caper

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The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
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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, and this time frame Miss Piggy. It's up to Kermit and Muppets to bring the real culprits to justice.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, stylized, not serious, light, clever, funny, scenic, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: heist, investigation, frame up, mistaken identity, puppet, puppets, family, crimes, friendship, friends, designer, partners, journalism, gem, amateur detective, dishonesty, media, buddies, escapades, disorder, show tunes, puppetry, muppets, hotel, robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe

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Most similar movies to The Great Muppet Caper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, clever and exciting films with plots about family, disorder, friends, friendship, escapades, adventure and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Great Muppet Caper: Muppets Most Wanted (2014), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), The Muppet Movie (1979), A Muppet Family Christmas (1987), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, exciting, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, heist, adventure, family, muppets, crimes, master criminal, show tunes, silly humor, goofy hero, escapades, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, pittsburgh, maine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: puppet, hollywood, gonzo, friendship, ambition, passenger, film within a film, on the road, fame, chaos, puppets, swamp ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, escapades, family life, reunion, chaos and mayhem, countryside, parents and children, farm, family relations, friends, puppets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
55%
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, puppet, ufo, family, heroic mission, benign alien, rescue, escapades, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Follow That Bird (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
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: semi serious, touching, 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, suitcase, airport ...
Place: illinois, usa, sesame street, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, chaos and mayhem, best friends, race against time, buddies, family, show tunes, disorder, friendship, puppetry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, ship, rivalry, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
37%
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: car chase, volkswagen beetle, adventure, family, automobile racing, buddies, contests and competitions, heist, save the day, undercover, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: monte carlo, europe, paris france, france, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: rescue, puppet, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, partners, heroic mission, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, friends, disorder ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, crystal, mission, wizards, escapades, imaginary, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: touching, feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, puppet, parents and children, fish out of water, show tunes, rivalry, family, youth, underdog, hopes, contests and competitions, misfit ...
Time: year 1977, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ⇓
31%
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, rescue, goofy hero, escapades, misfit, danger, show tunes, factory, fish out of water ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, dalmatian, dog movie, adventure, disney, puppy, pets, danger, rescue, chase, fur, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, family, family relations, puppets, wizards and magicians, skating, friends, social relations, disorder, nagging and grouching, hidden identity, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 70s
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, resort, teenage life, heroes, monster, youth, friendship, gang, crimes, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, witch, adventure, young heroes, friendship, wizard of oz, rescue, danger, escapades, scarecrow, puppetry, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Inspector Clouseau (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Jacques Clouseau is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the loot from the Great Train Robbery, which is being used to underwrite a new ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, detective series
Plot: heist, bank, investigation, gang, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, crime, down on your luck, cons and scams, mistaken identity, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, scotland yard, europe, scotland, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: family, escapades, swamp, friendship, heroes, confined, rescue, young heroes, best friends, danger, homecoming, frog ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
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Story: The Jim Henson Hour is a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters. Only nine of the twelve episodes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, family, ambition, disorder, friends, dinosaur, toys, puppets, workplace, buddies, heroes, workplace situations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 164K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, imagination, family, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map (2013)
Genre: Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Get ready to experience the world-famous Scooby-Doo! and Crew like never before in this all-new, original puppet movie! What begins as a routine night for the Gang - which includes the slobbering sleuth and Shaggy eating a triple-extra-large Scooby ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, silly humor, adventure, mystery, goofy hero, disorder, escapades, family, heroes, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
24%
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, toys, flying car, inventor, family, adventure, steampunk, odd couple, young heroes, rescue, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, children, home alone, family relations, danger, mischievous children, when the parents are away, young heroes, robbery, trap ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, florida, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%