It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
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It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
What would life amongst the Muppets have been without their unofficial leader Kermit the Frog? That's the question posed by this made-for-TV confection, which not only spoofs the Yuletide classic It's a Wonderful Life, but also takes satirical aim at such pop cultural phenomena as Moulin Rouge and Fear Factor. The plot is set in motion when typically evil banker Rachel Bitterman (Joan Cusack) forecloses on the Muppets' famous variety theater, with the intention of building a gaudy nightclub. But Bitterman's machinations take a back seat when apprentice guardian angel, Daniel… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Classic story retold in funny, touching Muppet romp."
‑ Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
"There's a brilliant moment that finds Scooter in S&M gear, gyrating in a cage in a leather bar as Kermit ponders a world where he's never been born."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"The most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational Christmas movie I've seen in years."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"A medley of familiar Christmas classics...with a distinct Muppet spin."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"...will never make it onto the list of classic holiday flicks, but it's agreeable enough to warrant a mild recommendation..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"A medley of familiar Christmas classics...with a distinct Muppet spin."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
"The Muppets are back in fine form!"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"[It's] a movie which at best provokes a few random chuckles and at worst makes me weep for the future of the Muppet gang."
‑ David Cornelius, eFilmCritic.com
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