43% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
41% If I Stay Aug 22
18% When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
8% Are You Here Aug 22
96% Love Is Strange Aug 22

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20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
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15% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
32% The Giver $12.3M
20% Into The Storm $7.9M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
65% Lucy $5.5M
39% Step Up: All In $2.7M
61% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
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—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
86% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

Premieres Tonight

33% BoJack Horseman: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

—— Jonah From Tonga: Season 1
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Discuss Last Night's Shows

100% Defiance: Season 2
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56% Married: Season 1
95% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Muppets Reviews

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Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray

Henson's Muppets had a nice line in dry wit. They were anarchic. Segel's are corporate stooges.

Full Review Source: The Ooh Tray

February 13, 2012
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

I am a fan of The Muppets and I'm glad to see them making a comeback. Maybe if this movie is a hit, they'll make a sequel where they'll actually get to be the stars of their own film.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 3, 2012
Phil Villarreal
OK! Magazine

Overall I found the movie a bit too cloying and self-aware to distinguish itself from the mass of kiddie flick pap.

Full Review Source: OK! Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 3, 2011
Justin Strout
Orlando Weekly

Under James Bobin's direction, however, the outing feels cheap and strangely small-screen.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 2/4

January 4, 2012
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

As a died-in-the-wool Muppets fan, this overripe nostalgia trip only almost captures that Henson magic. There are moments of exhuberance, but they're scattered and isolated.

May 2, 2012
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Except for a few good zingers from balcony dwellers Statler and Waldorf, there isn't much here for mom and dad.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 23, 2011
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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Desperately trying to appeal to not just the Gen Xers who grew up with Kermit, Miss Piggy, and Dr. Teeth, but also the tykes who've never even heard of Jim Henson, The Muppets has none of the easy confidence of the original TV show or the 1979 movie.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 22, 2011
Philip French
Observer [UK]

The film's broad smiles and big-heartedness are bracingly disingenuous, the self-referential jokes well handled. Only the affection emanating from the audience is sincere.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

February 11, 2012
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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The Muppet charm, always more at home within the intimate frame of a TV set, is gone here.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2011
Will Leitch

The Muppets never went away, and "The Muppets" is a celebration of that. It's time to play the music, and it's time to light the lights.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: B+

June 22, 2013
Ben Kendrick

A Muppet film that not only lives up to the franchise legacy and, for some, might just end up being one of their all-time favorite adventures with Kermit and the gang.

Full Review Source: ScreenRant | Original Score: 4.5/5

October 2, 2012
Amy Curtis
We Got This Covered

The muppets are back, just like we remember them, with catchy tunes and meta humor. Also, a great cast of cameo appearances is paired with a fun story and iconic characters that haven't been detrimentally modernized.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 8/10

September 22, 2012

A luminous and loving tribute to the man who breathed life into nothing but felt and faux fur.

Full Review Source: NECN | Original Score: A

September 4, 2012
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

If you're not a joyless maniac with a soul of anthracite then you will work hard to imagine how this project could have been better handled.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 4/5

March 19, 2012
Cameron Williams
The Popcorn Junkie

Warrants multiple viewings. I am currently considering raising my children on this film. If you don't come out feeling complete joy, you might want to check with your parents that they didn't find you in a crashed spaceship in a cornfield.

Full Review Source: The Popcorn Junkie | Original Score: 5/5

March 8, 2012
Neil Pond
American Profile

Jubilantly renews the signature mix of craziness, cleverness and camp that made the Muppets multimedia superstars in a previous entertainment era.

Full Review Source: American Profile | Original Score: 5/5

December 8, 2011
Tom Brennan
Dark Horizons

The Muppets is a celebration of all things Muppets -- filled with fun, laughter and moments of pure joy.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons

January 3, 2012
Ann Lewinson
Boston Phoenix

Mostly, The Muppets is a cry for decency from a couple of guys who have done their part to coarsen the culture - which may be the greatest irony of all.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 3/4

November 21, 2011
Grae Drake

Thanks Muppets, for reminding me what I am supposed to be, and how life's a happy song when there's someone by your side to sing along.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

November 22, 2011
Mathew DeKinder
Suburban Journals of St. Louis

At their best, the Muppets embody a sort of moral anarchy, as the weirdest stuff can happen at any given moment, but you know it's going to be funny and you know no one is going to get hurt (they are just puppets after all).

Full Review Source: Suburban Journals of St. Louis | Original Score: 4/5

November 23, 2011
Richard Roeper
March 10, 2012
Leonard Maltin
March 10, 2012

Urban Cinefile
May 11, 2012

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
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