Muppet Treasure Island
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a young orphan who becomes involved with pirate Long John Silver is given the Muppet treatment in this vibrant children's musical. As in The Muppet Christmas Carol, the film stays loyal to… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: February 16, 1996
DVD Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though less Muppet-centric than the original trilogy, Muppet Treasure Island is an energetic, cheerful take on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure, with typically solid gags.

Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

Geena Davis and Renny Harlin couldn't cut it with Cutthroat Island. Steven Spielberg nearly got the hook for Hook. But leave it to Miss Piggy and Kermit to discover uncharted gold in the shipwrecked-pirate genre.

Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

The humor is up to Muppet par, with physical comedy, puns, running jokes, and layered gags...Muppet Treasure Island is grand family entertainment. [new DVD review]

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Lively, enjoyable Muppet madness

Sarah Wenk
Common Sense Media

The Muppets hit the high seas. Hilarious!

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Gregory Weinkauf

There's a gaping hole with Jim gone, however his son directs with great energy, and it's almost impossible not to like Tim Curry and a bunch of Muppets on a reasonably literary pirate ship.

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Pirates and the Muppets turn out to be a natural fit, even without the late Jim Henson.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...has little to offer all but the most die-hard Muppet fan.

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Fred Topel

Disappointing Muppet movie. Too much Treasure Island, not enough Muppets.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Mumby
After Jim Henson's tragic death in 1990, there was great concern about the future of the Jim Henson Company and the Muppets in particular. While the Henson… More
Thomas Bowler
I don't really remember it all that well but it was a little obivous, a little overdone and the absence of a strong lead actor is obivous. Tim Curry is… More
Aj V
A fabulous Muppet spoof of pirate movies, it's fun for all ages. This is an hilarious musical comedy. And it stars Tim Curry as Long John Silver!… More
Jennifer D
Effin Tim Curry. Greatest underrated actor ever. LOVE every minute with him.
Michael Edwards
Great songs, great acting, a great performance by Tim Curry, and great comedy
Wahida K
Cute Pirate Movie.