G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
Gary Halvorson's feature directorial debut. It is the only theatrical feature film he has directed.
Hi there, everybody! Welcome to the movie. Hey, we're so glad you came. Now...
Bert: Ernie, Ernie.
Bert: Listen, I'm going to take a shower. Have you seen my antibacterial soap?
Ernie: No, Bert, I haven't.
Bert: Oh, now where did I...?
Ernie: Now, this movie you're about to ...
When Elmo barges in to reclaim his stolen Blanket, Huxley is in his underwear. However, when Huxley grabs Elmo with the remote-controlled claw, he is also wearing his hat, pants, and sneakers.
At the end of the movie, Bert and Ernie are on the screen. The credits start and Bert says "Ooh, credits! I want to see who did the catering."
$3,255,033 (USA) (3 October 1999)
$11,634,458 (USA) (12 December 1999)
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