Search results for "Jerry Nelson"


RoboCop 2 (1990) RT 32% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Oct 1997

After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Belinda Bauer  •  John Glover  •  Gabriel Damon

Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird (1985)

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Waylon Jennings  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  John Candy  •  Caroll Spinney

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) RT 77% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Gary Halvorson
CAST:  Kevin Clash  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Vanessa Williams  •  Sonia Manzano

The Christmas Toy (1986)

The Christmas Toy is a 1986 Emmy Award nominated television film produced by The Jim Henson Company, featuring Jim Henson's Muppets. Rugby the Tiger who remembers how he was ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Eric Till
CAST:  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire  •  Kathryn Mullen  •  Jerry Nelson

The Dark Crystal (1982) RT 72% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 1999

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz  •  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Kathryn Mullen  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz

The Great Muppet Caper (1981) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Jerry Nelson

The Muppet Movie (1979) RT 87% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2001

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) RT 69% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2002

A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Don Austen  •  Steve Whitmire  •  Meredith Braun

It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) RT 90% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2003

The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Kirk R Thatcher
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Joan Cusack  •  Matthew Lillard  •  William H. Macy




Muppet Treasure Island (1996) RT 70% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Jun 2002

After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Henson
CAST:  Tim Curry  •  Kevin Bishop  •  Jennifer Saunders  •  Billy Connolly

Muppets from Space (1999) RT 63% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 1999

When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Tim Hill
CAST:  Steve Whitmire  •  Dave Goelz  •  Bill Barretta  •  Frank Oz

The Frog Prince (1971) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 1989

A retelling of the classic fairy tale of The Frog Prince featuring Kermit the Frog, Kermit's nephew Robin, Sweetums, and a princess cursed to say everything wackbards...I ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Gordon Thomson  •  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson

The Cube (1969) RT Audience 79%

An unnamed man, simply called "The Man" (Richard Schaal) is trapped in a cubical white room where anyone else can enter and leave, but which he himself apparently cannot leave ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Richard Schaal  •  Hugh Webster  •  Rex Sevenoaks  •  Jack Van Evera

Elmo Saves Christmas (1997) RT Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 1997

Can there be such a thing as too much Christmas? Find out... when a magical Christmas wish is granted and Elmo gets to see what the world would be like if every day were ...  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Emily Squires
CAST:  Kevin Clash  •  Caroll Spinney  •  Frank Oz  •  Steve Whitmire

Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas (1977)

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

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jerry Nelson  •  Frank Oz  •  Marilyn Sokol  •  David Goetz

The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979)

In this one-hour special, Kermit the Frog throws a glamorous party at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub to celebrate the premiere of the Muppets' first feature film, The Muppet ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Stan Harris
CAST:  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Richard Hunt  •  Dave Goelz