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1. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.1
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 13,779

2. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Votes: 92,141 | Gross: $88.63M

3. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
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74 Metascore

Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 35,969 | Gross: $76.66M

4. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.4
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Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

Votes: 24,417

5. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 34,462 | Gross: $51.18M

6. Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

G | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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64 Metascore

The Muppets' twist on the classic tale.

Directors: Brian Henson, David Lane | Stars: Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop

Votes: 24,123 | Gross: $33.61M

7. Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021 TV Special)

TV-PG | 52 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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On Halloween night, Gonzo is challenged to spend one night in The Haunted Mansion.

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Will Arnett, Taraji P. Henson, Darren Criss, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 6,350

8. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

G | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

Kermit and his friends go to New York City to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 21,249 | Gross: $25.53M

9. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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70 Metascore

Kermit the Frog, The Great Gonzo, and Fozzie Bear are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 15,428 | Gross: $31.21M

10. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

G | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.7
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59 Metascore

A tug-of-war between Elmo and his friend sends his blanket to faraway Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures and the villainous Huxley. Elmo embarks on a rescue mission, learning important lessons about sharing and responsibility.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams, Sonia Manzano

Votes: 3,390 | Gross: $11.63M

11. Follow That Bird (1985)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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59 Metascore

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker named Miss Finch. Unhappy, he runs away from there, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

Votes: 5,216

12. Muppets from Space (1999)

G | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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53 Metascore

Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 19,497 | Gross: $16.63M

13. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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64 Metascore

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 57,790 | Gross: $27.28M

14. The Muppets. (2015–2016)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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Jim Henson's lovable Muppets return to the small screen in this mockumentary-style series that follows their personal and professional lives.

Stars: Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Bill Barretta, Peter Linz

Votes: 6,707

15. Fraggle Songs (1983–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.9
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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization.

Stars: Karen Prell, Gerard Parkes, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 7,749

16. Muppet Babies (2018–2022)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.5
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Baby versions of Jim Henson's famous Muppet characters go on wacky adventures through their imaginations

Stars: Matt Danner, Dee Bradley Baker, Melanie Harrison, Eric Bauza

Votes: 701

17. The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.1
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This version of The Wizard of Oz is played by the Muppets!

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Ashanti, Jeffrey Tambor, Quentin Tarantino, David Alan Grier

Votes: 3,610

18. Muppets Now (2020)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Reality-TV

5.9
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As a brand-new Muppet series get ready for streaming, Scooter rushes to deliver the episodes -- navigating obstacles, distractions, and complications that the rest of the Muppet gang throws at him.

Stars: Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson, Peter Linz

Votes: 1,159

19. Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990 TV Short)

Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

5.8
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Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.

Directors: Milton Gray, Marsh Lamore, Robert Shellhorn, Mike Svayko, Karen Peterson | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Jeff Bergman, Townsend Coleman, Wayne Collins

Votes: 1,157

20. Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 48 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.2
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A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol, Dave Goelz

Votes: 3,964 | Gross: $0.23M

21. It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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'Twas the night before Christmas and the Muppet Theatre is in danger of being torn down, but with hilarious send-ups of just about every holiday movie ever made, the Muppets discover that what matters most is their love for each other.

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 4,146

22. Muppets Treasure Island (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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This game is played by Jim Hawkins from a first person view, as he finds the map as you go to four places, first at "The Benbow Inn". "The port town Bristol", on "The Hispaniola Ship", and on "Treasure Island".

Directors: Mark Loparco, Brian Henson | Stars: Bill Barretta, Kevin Bishop, Kevin Clash, Billy Connolly

Votes: 763

23. Play with Me Sesame (2002– )

TV-Y | 20 min | Family

6.2
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An original series co-created by Sesame Workshop and Nickelodeon for their former joint venture, Noggin. It is hosted by the Sesame Street cast in the style of a child's play date.

Stars: Fran Brill, Eric Jacobson, Lisa Buckley, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 72

24. Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)

TV-Y | 60 min | Family

6.5
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Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.

Director: Emily Squires | Stars: Charles Durning, Harvey Fierstein, Maya Angelou, Kevin Clash

Votes: 375

25. Kermit's Swamp Years (2002 TV Movie)

G | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.3
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At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.

Director: David Gumpel | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Joey Mazzarino, John Kennedy

Votes: 1,512

26. Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.7
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Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.

Stars: Dave Goelz, Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Bill Barretta

Votes: 2,012

27. Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 56 min | Family, Music

7.7
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Everyone's invited as Sesame Street celebrates its 25th birthday! The whole family will want to sing along with this special hour-long collection of favorite Sesame Street songs.

Directors: Mustapha Khan, Jon Stone, Ted May, Lisa Simon | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Martin P. Robinson, Fran Brill, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 69

28. The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975 TV Special)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.5
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The original Muppet Show Pilot. The guests include the Seven Deadly Sins.

Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 466

29. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

8.1
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

Directors: Peter Harris, Eric Till | Stars: Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 4,016

30. Sesamstraat (1976– )

15 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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Dutch version of Jim Henson's Sesame Street.

Stars: Bert Plagman, Aart Staartjes, Catherine van Woerden, Sien Diels

Votes: 206

31. The Jim Henson Hour (1989–1992)

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kevin Clash

Votes: 486

32. Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy

8.1
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As the Metropolitan Museum of Art closes, Big Bird decides to leave his Sesame Street friends behind in search of Snuffy. Once locked inside for the night, educational hilarity ensues as ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Martin P. Robinson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 244

33. Hi-5 (2003–2011)

TV-Y | 22 min | Family, Comedy, Music

6.0
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A high-energy kids show full of song and dance and action starring 5 exciting (and ethnically-diverse) perfomers.

Stars: Jenn Korbee, Karla Mosley, Kimee Balmilero, Shaun Taylor-Corbett

Votes: 514

34. Plaza Sésamo (1972– )

30 min | Family

6.9
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The Spanish-language counterpart of "Sesame Street". It uses dubbed portions of the original, but also includes separately-produced segments with its own cast of Muppets and human characters.

Stars: Leticia Amezcua, Gerardo Zardain, Odín Dupeyrón, Rocio Lara

Votes: 77

35. Elmopalooza! (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 45 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.1
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Join the Muppets from Sesame Street for an all-star celebration of 30 years of songs and laughs! Starring David Alan Grier and Jon Stewart.

Directors: Tom Trbovich, Kevin Bray, Victor DiNapoli, Mustapha Khan, Lionel C. Martin, Mark Rowen | Stars: Jon Stewart, David Alan Grier, Rosie O'Donnell, Gloria Estefan

Votes: 218

36. A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008 TV Movie)

G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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When Gonzo accidentally diverts three letters to Santa, he talks Kermit and his friends into delivering them to the North Pole personally.

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 2,074

37. Aliens in the Family (1996)

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Doug Brody (John Bedford Lloyd), is kidnapped by an alien mom named Cookie (Margaret Trigg). They marry and hilariously try to blend their blended family into everyday life. The aliens were puppets designed by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

Stars: John Bedford Lloyd, Margaret Trigg, Paige Tiffany, Christopher Rodriguez Marquette

Votes: 126

38. Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2019 TV Special)

TV-Y | 49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.5
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An hour long special celebrating 50 years of Sesame Street

Director: Jack Jameson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Pam Arciero, Jennifer Barnhart, Tau Bennett

Votes: 97

39. Little Muppet Monsters (1985)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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In the basement of the Muppets' home, three young Muppet monsters come up with things they would like to see on their own TV program. Most segments they show are animated genre spoofs.

Stars: Richard Hunt, Greg Berg, Bob Bergen, Hal Rayle

Votes: 43

40. Fraggle Rock: The Movie

Adventure, Comedy, Family | Announced

The Fraggles travel from beneath the Rock and finally make contact with the human world.

Director: Peter Atencio | Star: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

41. The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986 TV Movie)

Comedy, Family

8.3
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Kermit the Frog and all his friends celebrate 30 years of master puppeteer and producer Jim Henson's extraordinary media franchise.

Director: Peter Harris | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 296

42. Dog City (1992–1994)

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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The adventures of a canine private eye while he confers with his animator who has his own problems to deal with.

Stars: Ron White, Elizabeth Hanna, Kevin Clash, John Stocker

Votes: 382

43. Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

7.9
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Frog and princess, both cursed by a witch, figure out how to break each other's spell.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Trudy Young, Gordon Thomson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 465

44. The Christmas Toy (1986 TV Movie)

TV-G | 50 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.8
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When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position, they have to be very careful. It's Christmas ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 1,284

45. Sam and Friends (1955–1961)

Not Rated | 5 min | Family

7.3
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Early showcase of Jim Henson's puppet characters.

Stars: Jim Henson, Jane Henson, Jerry Juhl, Bob Payne

Votes: 157

46. Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 (2001 Video)

TV-Y | 45 min | Family, Music

8.1
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Join Elmo and his Sesame Street pals in the second volume of Kids' Favorite Songs, as Elmo travels up and down Sesame Street asking kids to sing their favorite songs! Snuffy, Baby Bear and ... See full summary »

Directors: Emily Squires, Victor DiNapoli, Jim Martin | Stars: Kevin Clash, Martin P. Robinson, Fran Brill, David Rudman

Votes: 24

47. Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.4
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Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 969

48. Animal Show

Family

Animal Show brings out the wild side of wildlife - as only The Jim Henson Company can! Your hosts Stinky the Skunk and Jake the Polar Bear welcome guests of the animal kingdom to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Mak Wilson

49. Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 45 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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The stars come out on Sesame Street in this fun-filled special featuring the show's most memorable moments. Sing-along in this star-studded celebration.

Director: Jon Stone | Stars: Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Emilio Delgado, Loretta Long

Votes: 152

50. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.

Directors: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker | Stars: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Debra Spinney

Votes: 1,587 | Gross: $0.01M



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