Family movie-goers may want to check out the movie theater this weekend as Muppets Most Wanted debuts. The most recent Muppets flick pits the famous crew against a European team bent on heisting jewels.
Along with the Muppets cast, several famous names are also a part of the movie. This includes Ricky Gervais as Dominic Badguy, Ty Burrell as Jean Pierre Napoleon and Tina Fey as Nadya, along with many other familiar faces.
The movie has already received strong positive attention with an average 7.3 user rating on the website IMDB.com. Another online movie review site, Rotten Tomatoes also rates the movie favorably with an average 77% on its “Tomatometer.”
The movie runs for 1:52 and should be at a theater near you.
The official website for Muppets Most Wanted offers this more complete synopsis:
Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. The film stars Tina Fey as Nadya, a feisty prison guard, and Ty Burrell as Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon. Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” is directed by James Bobin and produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Bobin co-wrote the screenplay with Nicholas Stoller, who is also executive producer with John G. Scotti. Featuring music from Academy Award®-winning songwriter Bret McKenzie, “Muppets Most Wanted” hits the big screen March 21, 2014.