The Muppet Christmas Carol Movie Review 1992

Information and Film Reviews for The Muppet Christmas Carol the Movie

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Christmas classic features all the muppet favorites together and in Victorian garb. Storyline is more or less faithful to Dickens original, with pleasant special effects. Gonzo the Great as Dickens narrates the tale as Scrooge (Caine) takes his legendary Christmas Eve journey escorted by three (flannel) spirits. The Cratchits are led by Kermit and Miss Piggy. Directed by Brian Henson, Jim's son, the film is as heartwarming as the Cratchit's crackling fire, but doesn't quite achieve the former muppet magic. Also features some sappy songs by Williams, including "Love is Like a Heatwave" and "Island in the Sun."


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Musical Comedy, Christmas, Books to Film: Charles Dickens, The Muppets
Michael Caine
John Fenner
Brian Henson
Paul Williams, Miles Goodman
Dave Goetz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz
Jim Henson Productions, Walt Disney Pictures

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