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Muppets From Space
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by Jimmy-Bond

"'Why did they make me build the jacuzzi?' - Gonzo"
4 stars

The Muppets are back, and they're funny. This movie is a definite r-o-l-a-i-d after "Muppet Treasure Island". I even liked some of the new characters thrown in there. (shrimp, bear, etc...) Not everybody will like this movie, but if your a muppet fan (or a child at heart), it is a "Must See".

Hey, hey, hey - Muppets Rock, and not just because their lifeforce comes from some really wierd guys with a fisting fetish.

After "Muppet Treasure Island" it was clear that the muppets had outlived their 15min,... or had they. This movie is chock (yes, chock) full of hilarious antics. New characters, as well as old, breath good stuff (awww yeah, good stuff) into what might have been another flop. But wait, there is a downside to all of this melon ball fun. People who are my age (ohhh, lets say 20-35) and are not a part of the Bruce Willis Die Hard Muppet Fan Club might not be crack-whored up by this movie. The comedy itself has not changed, but this type of comedy has never appealed to everyone. (Whoopdie Do, Right) What about kids...

Kids, kids, kids, what can I say. When I saw the movie there were a few kids in the theater. Hey, they laughed too, but I don't think they knew why many of the jokes were funny. I'm not saying it's filled with sexual inuendo or anything like that, but it felt like this muppet movie was trying to be geared towards everybody. Seeing as how that can't work, it ended up being geared towards teens with half a brain. Well, again you may see my point (most teens don't come with brains at all anymore). So it was left up to the Bruce Willis Fans.

If your not sure if you'd like it, or if your willing to
kill an hour and a half for muppet kind, I'd say "see it".
(ya'll might just learn sompin' boy)

While this movie may not do wonders in the box office, it is still a warm hearted, drop your pants and let it fly, good times in the spirit of Jimmy Walker comedy. Shut up and see it.

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originally posted: 07/28/99 12:01:13
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User Comments

5/20/04 Sean Scanlan Funny, but no Pokemon movies 4 stars
11/10/03 KING EDWARD this makes me put on mommy's makeup and masturbate with broken glass. 5 stars
5/30/01 Chevy Murray Pepe the Prawn rocked the show! 5 stars
4/12/01 Andrew Carden The Muppets have kind of taken a turn for the worst, but this isn't the worst...or the best 3 stars
4/06/01 Xand No exceptions, uh huh. Credits go to Pepe. 4 stars
3/04/01 Steve Taylor Was a great film "Classic muppet caper", my favourite character was pepe the prawn 5 stars
1/23/01 Lavan Chandran Wonderful, a classic muppet movie - almost as good as The Great Muppet Caper 4 stars
1/19/01 Mirror222 Oh-Yea! Classics Muppets, So funny i had to watch it again and again. 5 stars
10/09/00 Jed As good as Galaxy quest as for films of 1999. 4 stars
1/20/00 Jedi15 Actually, I kinda liked it. 4 stars
12/25/99 Joel Harwood TOPS funny in a weird kinda way 5 stars
10/24/99 focus it was funny, but Brats of the Lost Nebula was good. 4 stars
8/09/99 Jill I really liked Pepe the prawn. He was hilarious. 3 stars
7/30/99 javachik I'm really glad that they didn't break into song at all! 4 stars
7/26/99 Jimmy-Bond If your not 4yrs old or a die hard muppet fan and saw this movie, your a retard - it rocked 5 stars
7/20/99 Movie Freek Can't recapture the magic of the original. Disappointing, only spordacially funny. 3 stars
7/19/99 Negative Creep Nice funky soundtrack and the first time Muppets havent sung, but it's not a great film... 3 stars
7/19/99 Dane Jackson Actually quite good, amusing if you like the muppets. 4 stars
7/15/99 Jenn Santee Horrible, you could count the funny parts with one hand. 1 stars
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  26-Dec-1999 (G)

Directed by
  Tim Hill

Written by
  Jerry Juhl
  Joey Mazzarino
  Ken Kaufman

  Dave Goelz
  Jerry Nelson
  Frank Oz
  Steve Whitmire

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