Favorite Muppet filmsby jrsl88 | created - 27 Jun 2012 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
Muppet films that are my personal favorites. Arranged in ABC order. This list is my own opinion.
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1. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
G | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A tug-of-war between Elmo and his friend sends his blanket to faraway Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures and the villainous Huxley. Elmo embarks on a rescue mission, learning important lessons about sharing and responsibility.
Votes: 2,657 | Gross: $11.63M
2. All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (1994 TV Special)
Comedy, Family, Music
Tycoon billionaire Ronald Grump wants to demolish Sesame Street to build his Grump Tower, and it's up to the Sesame Street citizens to save their favorite buildings from being destroyed.
3. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)
TV-Y | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
4. The Christmas Toy (1986 TV Movie)
TV-G | 50 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »
5. Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)
TV-Y | 60 min | Family
Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.
6. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 48 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
Votes: 2,765 | Gross: $0.23M
8. Follow That Bird (1985)
G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
10. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Kermit the Frog, The Great Gonzo, and Fozzie Bear are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.
Votes: 12,349 | Gross: $31.21M
11. The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970 TV Movie)
60 min | Comedy, Family
The Great Santa Claus Switch was a Muppet television special that first aired on CBS on December 20, 1970. The show, narrated by Ed Sullivan, begins at the North Pole with Santa Claus and ... See full summary »
13. It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.
14. John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979 TV Special)
50 min | Family, Comedy, Music
In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.
16. Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995 TV Short)
30 min | Short, Comedy
A single Christmas tree becomes the source of cheer for the people and animals living around Mr. Willowby's estate. Based on the children's book of the same name.
17. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 43,133 | Gross: $27.28M
19. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 29,900 | Gross: $76.66M
20. Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972 TV Movie)
50 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Four mistreated farm animals seek refuge as a band of traveling musicians in this musical tale narrated by Kermit the Frog.
23. The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986 TV Movie)
For the first time in their careers, all the Muppets (except the ones that couldn't make it, like the Doozers, Gorgs and most of the Fraggles) have gathered together in one place to ... See full summary »
24. The Muppets (2011)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Votes: 83,350 | Gross: $88.63M
25. The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990 TV Movie)
47 min | Documentary, Animation, Action
26. Muppets from Space (1999)
G | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.
Votes: 17,045 | Gross: $16.63M
28. The Muppets Go to the Movies (1981 TV Movie)
60 min | Family, Comedy
Along with Dudley Moore and Lily Tomlin, the Muppets spoof classic movies such as "The Wizard of Oz," "Casablanca," and even artsy Ingmar Bergman movies. They also promote their then-upcoming film "The Great Muppet Caper."
29. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Votes: 29,375 | Gross: $51.18M
30. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
G | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Kermit and his friends go to New York City to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.
Votes: 18,094 | Gross: $25.53M
35. Sesame Street Stays Up Late! (1993 TV Movie)
G | 56 min | Family
It's New Year's Eve on Sesame Street and around the world! Anchorman Elmo and the Monster News Network provide special reports showing us the New Year's customs and celebrations.
36. The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986 TV Movie)
51 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Bean Bunny is too small to be useful (says his brother) to help prepare for the Bunny Picnic, so he wanders off and sees a legendary persecutor of all rabbits: the farmer's dog. But nobody ... See full summary »