THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL
Michael Caine, The Muppets
Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Brian Henson
Rated G; 85 minutes; 1992
Academy Award® -winner Michael Caine stars as the stingy miser Ebenezer Scrooge who’s about to get his Christmas goose cooked in fun fashion by the inimitable Muppets in this fun-filled, musical event! Based on Charles Dickens' tale, this holiday favorite stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and other Muppet favorites as they put their unique twist on this holiday classic.
"A new holiday classic has been born. THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL is a sure winner."
- Bill Diehl, ABC RADIO NETWORK
"A surprise package of love and laughter. The Muppets have never been better, merrier or funnier."
- Pat Collins, WWOR-TV
"A dazzling new take on a classic story that could easily become a holiday perennial."
- Marshall Fine, GANNETT NEWSPAPERS
"A bright and bouncy version of the Christmas classic. Michael Caine is a marvel."
- David Sheehan, NBC-TV, LOS ANGELES
"A perfect Christmas film. The best Muppet film yet."
- Chuck Henry, ABC-TV, LOS ANGELES
"A delightfully imaginative musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ classic tale."
- Kathleen Carroll, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
"The most charming of the ‘Christmas Carols’ ever."
- Gary Franklin, KCOP-TV