The Muppet Movie Returns to Theaters This Summer to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Forty years ago this summer, a frog with a dream to make millions of people happy hopped out of the swamp, onto a bicycle and into cinema history in&#160The Muppet Movie&#160For two days only this July, the original classic is back in movie theaters nationwide from Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company and Universal Pictures.

The Muppet Movie will play in more than 700 movie theaters on Thursday, July 25, and Tuesday, July 30, at 12:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time each day through Fathom's Digital Broadcast Network (Dbn). For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

Following massive global success with the television hit The Muppet Show, which at its height aired in more than 100 countries around the world, Muppets creator&#160Jim Henson&#160took a huge creative risk to have the characters star in their first motion picture.

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