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The Muppets Take Manhattan Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television
January 24, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide
January 22, 2002
Simply an overblown East Coast copy of the original Muppet Movie.
Read More | Original Score: 69/100
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
June 26, 2001
...medium rare...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
The fact that this plot is not original does not deter you, Kermit, nor should it. It's still a good plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Scott Weinberg
August 16, 2002
Runs a close second to The Muppet Movie for pure Jim Henson magic.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 13, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
November 23, 2011
Despite including some of the darkest overtones of any of the Muppet movies, [it] is undoubtedly the sweetest and most nakedly good-natured, almost to the point of dysfunction.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media
December 15, 2010
Maybe the least-appreciated and best Muppet movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Variety Staff
May 20, 2008
A genuinely fun confection of old-fashioned entertainment.
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)
October 4, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
January 28, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
June 12, 2003
The weakest of the Henson-era Muppet movies, but still a charmer.
| Original Score: 3/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
June 26, 2004
Not as good as the original Muppet Movie, but close.
| Original Score: 4/5
Fred Topel
July 14, 2003
The Muppets are always great. Heartbreaking plot with a joyous end.
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
December 27, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
July 13, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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Stephen Garrett
Time Out
June 24, 2006
During the 94 minutes of this delightful movie, the Muppets graduate from college, hit New York, are parted and reunited minutes before curtain-up, with Kermit saved from amnesia by a right hook from Miss Piggy.
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Reece Pendleton
Chicago Reader
May 20, 2008
The movie is breezily fun and every bit as entertaining as its predecessors.
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