The Muppets Take Manhattan
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1984
Director: Frank Oz
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 043396-056169
Running time: 1:34 (94 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: June 05, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#980)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 11, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
Broadway bound, the Muppets™ take Manhattan by storm in this magical musical about breaking into show business!

Fresh out of college, Kermit™, Fozzie™ and the entire cast of Kermit's musical "Manhattan Melodies" head for the Big Apple with plans to turn their small play into a big hit! All they need now is someone to produce their show!

But when no one in town will even meet with them, it's up to Kermit to believe hard enough for all of his friends that the show WILL go on! Family entertainment has never been more fun than in this comedy marking Frank Oz's solo directorial debut.
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Genres
Family
Comedy
Musical
Studios
Production Studios:
 • TriStar Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Jim Henson Home Entertainment
 • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
French  Dolby Digital Mono
Spanish  Dolby Digital Mono
Portuguese  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
Chinese
English
French
Korean
Portuguese
Spanish
Thai
Tags
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Interviews
 • Closed Captioned
 • Muppetisms
Crew
Direction
Frank Oz....Director
Writing
Tom Patchett....Original Material By
Jay Tarses....Original Material By
Frank Oz....Screenwriter
Tom Patchett....Screenwriter
Jay Tarses....Screenwriter
Production
Jim Henson....Executive Producer
David Lazer....Producer
Cinematography
Robert Paynter....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Evan Lottman....Film Editor
Music
Jeff Moss....Song Writer
Ralph Burns....Composer
Sound
Les Lazarowitz....Production Sound Mixer
Vito Ilardi....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Lee Dichter....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Paul Coombe....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Stan Bochner....Sound Editor
Lou Cerborino....Sound Editor
Maurice Schell....Sound Editor
Art
Stephen Hendrickson....Production Designer
W. Steven Graham....Art Director
Paul Eads....Art Director
Cast
The Muppet Performers
Jim Henson....Kermit, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Chef, Waldorf (voice)
Frank Oz....Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Animal (voice)
Dave Goelz....Gonzo, Chester Rat, Bill (frog), Zoot (voice)
Steve Whitmire....Rizzo the Rat, Gil (frog) (voice)
Richard Hunt....Scooter, Janice, Statler (voice)
Jerry Nelson....Camilla, Lew Zealand, Floyd (voice)
Featuring
Juliana Donald....Jenny
Lonny Price....Ronnie
Louis Zorich....Pete
Cameo Guest Stars
Art Carney
James Coco
Dabney Coleman
Gregory Hines
Linda Lavin
Joan Rivers
Elliott Gould
Surprise Cameos
Liza Minnelli
Brooke Shields
Frances Bergen
The Honorable Edward I. Koch
John Landis
Vincent Sardi
Muppet Performers
Kathryn Mullen....Jill (frog) (voice)
Karen Prell....Yolanda Rat (voice)
Brian Muehl....Tatooey Rat (voice)
Bruce Edward Hall....Masterson Rat, Beth Bear (voice)
Additional Muppet Performers
James J. Kroupa
David Rudman
Melissa Whitmire
Michael Earl Davis
Glenngo King
Tim De Haas
Cheryl Bartholow
Martin P. Robinson
Steve Burnett....College Student
Mary Lou Harris....College Student
Cheryl McFadden....Mr. Price's Secretary
Joanne Hamlin....Woman in Price's Office
Hector Troy....First Cop
Norman Bush....Second Cop
Nancy Kirsch....Screaming Woman
Alice Spivak....Customer in Pete's
John Bentley....Train Conductor
Elevator Passengers
Dorothy Baxter
Stephen Sherrard Hicks
Susan Miller-Kovens
John Maguire
Sinead Maguire
Trisha Noel
Men in Winesop's Office
Ron Foster
Michael Hirsch
Construction Workers
Vic Polizos
Kenneth MacGregor
Chet Washington
Graham Brown....Mr. Wrightson
Customers in Pete's
James Bryson
Chico Kasinoir
Viola Borden....Bingo Caller
Paul Stolarsky....Aquacade Announcer
Maree Dow....Woman in the Bleachers
Don Quigley....Man in the Bleachers
Michael Connolly....Maitre d' at Sardi's
Customers at Sardi's
Wade Barnes
Ruth Button
Lee-Ann Carr
Richard Dubois
Diana Hayes
Jane Hunt
Jaqueline Page
Harriet Rawlings
Milton Seaman
Gary Tacon....Thief in Central Park
Joe Jamrog....Cop in Central Park
Mark Marrone....Chauffeur
Dr. Cyril Jenkins....The Minister
Sandra Bernhard....Cameo appearance (uncredited)
Fran Brill....News reporter (uncredited)
Heather Henson....Girl Serving Drinks (uncredited)