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Muppets From Space Reviews

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
August 24, 2011
In terms of Jim Henson-style wonderment and overall cleverness, "Muppets from Space" comes up short. It's entertaining enough, but lacks the magic the Muppets are so skilled at summoning.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 26, 2010
Plenty of jokes and mayhem to keep kids and parents amused.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
November 29, 2009
A wild and funny tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
December 6, 2004
The Muppets are still a pure delight to watch, and this is the best post-Henson movie they've produced.
| Original Score: B-
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
September 4, 2002
Witty, warm-hearted!
September 2, 2002
"Fooll Preece-a Feetoore" says the Swedish Chef!
Full Review| Original Score: 5/5
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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times
January 1, 2000
The balance of character, plot, irreverent humor and innate decency that made some of the earlier Muppet movies so welcome is lost.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
Muppets from Space is a broad, silly, fairly charming piece!
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Muppets from Space proves that, without a solid script, a Muppet movie can be just as bad as any other dud.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The new Muppets movie lacks the kind of excitement the first ones generated.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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John Hartl
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Some of this is fun, some of it is extraneous, and by the end of Muppets From Space it's hard to tell the difference.
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Sean P. Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Muppets From Space will satisfy the little kids, which may be all grown-ups really need in the dog days of summer -- a babysitter with air-conditioning.
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Tom Keogh
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Thin in its ideas and surprises.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
This ain't Pigs in Space, but it's pretty good regardless.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
The Muppets were once devilish and sly, but this ploddingly whimsical musical caper, which uses too many '70s soul songs to signify its rainbow-demographic cred, is enough to make you want to see them get slapped around by the Teletubbies!
Full Review | Original Score: C
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Has the usual charm that has made the Muppets so popular.
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Ethan Alter
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
All of the characters have been replaced by humorless pod creatures.
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
January 1, 2000
The Muppets are on their best behavior here, meaning that they basically drive everyone around them nuts.
Ben Jones
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Kids will enjoy it, but young adults and adults will get more laughs out of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
If Animal, always mercifully succinct, were doing this review, he might have written: 'Snore!'
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