The Muppet Movie

The Muppets Celebrate 45th Anniversary of ‘The Muppet Movie’ With Return to the Big Screen

The Muppet Movie is making its way back to theaters to celebrate its 45th anniversary. This is thanks to a series from Fathom Events called “Fathom’s Big Screen Classics.” Fathom Events is bring back some classic films to the silver screen. This showcases films that were released from 1939 to 1999 and beyond. Movies that are being shown include The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, My Fair Lady and White Christmas, along with comedies like South Park: Bigger, Louder & Uncut and Blazing Saddles. One of the movies it also includes is The Muppet Movie.

The Muppet Movie

The 45th anniversary screenings of The Muppet Movie will be offered on two days, June 2nd and June 3rd. On June 2nd, it will be shown at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM. On the 3rd, it will only be screened at 7:00 PM. Along with the film, film historian and critic Leonard Maltin will talk about the film and share his unique perspective. Tickets for The Muppet Movie can be purchased at

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The Muppet Movie Official Description

They’re irresistible! They’re irrepressible! They’re The Muppets starring in their first full-length movie! After a fateful meeting with a big-time talent agent in a Southern Swamp, Kermit heads for Hollywood to be a star. Along the way, a cast of lovable Muppet characters, including the dazzling Miss Piggy, the charming Fozzie Bear and Gonzo the Great, join him to become movie stars, too! Together they rub elbows with some of the biggest names on the silver screen! Then the evil Doc Hopper tries to thwart Kermit’s show biz plans and kidnaps Miss Piggy, Kermit rushes to the rescue and falls right into the evil Doc’s trap! Filled with memorable music, this critically acclaimed comedy is a Muppet classic your whole family will enjoy!

Historian and critic Leonard Maltin provides insights into the films, sharing his one-of-a-kind expertise with fans.

Are you excited for the original film from The Muppets to be returning to theaters? Will you be seeing it on the big screen? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!