Jul 14, 1999 · Directed by Tim Hill. With Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson. 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.
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Muppets from Space was the first Muppet film to not feature original music, opting instead for a soundtrack consisting primarily of classic soul and funk tracks. Some tracks were remade by contemporary artists, such as " Shining Star " by the Dust Brothers featuring Jeymes, and "Dazz" by G. Love and Special Sauce , recorded at Muscle Shoals ...
Muppets from Space (1999) takes all the sarcastic silly humor of the old Muppet movies and brings these beloved creatures into a contemporary space. The heartfelt story centered around Gonzo's origins is endearing. The parables about family and uniqueness is sweet.
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Gonzo has previously been classified as a \\"whatever,\\" but after he begins to have disturbing dreams of abandonment, he begins to realize just how alone he is in the world. After an alien race appears to be trying to send him a message through his bowl of Kap'n Alphabet Cereal, Gonzo realizes that he may not be so alone after all and climbs to the rooftop to start watching the sky. His dreams are realized when he's hit by a bolt of lightning that serves as a conduit that allows him to communic...
The Muppets' other feature films have been musical comedies. Following a different path, Muppets from Space uses a soundtrack of funk songs from the late 60s and 70s. One song is performed on-screen by the Alien Gonzos, and the Muppets sing a line of the opening song; otherwise, the songs function as a typical movie soundtrack.The songs in the movie are: 1. \\"Brick House\\" (The Commodores, 1977): The Muppets wake up at the boarding house, and prepare for their day. 1. \\"Shining Star\\" (Earth, Win...
1. The film was originally meant to take a different direction, where Gonzo was not, in fact, an alien. The original premise was that aliens had seen his acts on The Muppet Show beamed up to their ship from a satellite and wanted to visit him on Earth. Gonzo would believe he was one of them until he discovered the truth at the movie's conclusion. 2. A similar story was written by Kirk Thatcher, called \\"Muppets in Space.\\" In the screenplay, aliens abducted Kermit because they believed him to...
1. Director: Tim Hill 2. Writers: Jerry Juhl, Joey Mazzarino and Ken Kaufman 3. Executive Producers: Stephanie Allain and Kristine Belson 4. Producers: Martin G. Baker and Brian Henson 5. Co-Producers: Timothy M. Bourne and Alex Rockwell 6. MPAA Rating: G
1. Muppets from Space (video) 2. Muppets from Space (soundtrack) 3. Muppets from Space (score) 4. Muppets from Space: The Junior Novelization 5. Muppets in Space
When adopted Gonzo and his rat pal Rizzo embarks on a quest to find Gonzo's real family, Gonzo discovers that his long-lost relatives are actually aliens fro...
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Clip of Brick House, Muppets from Space (1999), by The Commodores
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Tape distributor: Columbia TriStar Home Video | First pressing | Tape print code: 41st week of 1999
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- Jordan Rios
Muppets from Space (Part 3)
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- Heather Arney