The Great Muppet Caper

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Slapstick action in wonderful retro robbery romp.

G 1981 96 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 12+

Miss Piggy is lusted after a bunch of times

I don't mind that there's a little bit of silly karate and fighting but I do think the the sexualization of Miss Piggy is a little much. Same with the romance between Kermit and Miss Piggy.

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Too much sex
age 5+

Great movie, but one uncomfortable scene

This is a fun movie with lots of laughs for both kids and grownups. For those of us who first saw Muppet movies, it is nice to see that they mostly stand the test of time. However, in the #metoo era, parents should be ready for the scene in which Nicky (the jewel thief and brother of Miss Piggy’s boss) grabs Miss Piggy in a passionate embrace and she struggles to get away from him and go back to doing her job. The film moves on almost as if nothing has happened, so parents will need to tell kids that Nicky’s actions are not okay.

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