|Muppets from Space|
|Directed by||Tim Hill|
|Based on||The Muppets|
by Jim Henson
|Music by||Jamshied Sharifi|
|Distributed by||Sony Pictures Releasing|
|Box office||$22.3 million|
Muppets from Space is a 1999 American science-fiction comedy-drama movie.
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It was directed by Tim Hill (in his feature film directorial debut) and written by Jerry Juhl, Joseph Mazzarino, and Ken Kaufman. The sixth theatrical movie in The Muppets franchise, it is the first Muppets film to not be a musical and the first film since the death of Muppets creator Jim Henson to have an original Muppets-focused plot. In addition to the Muppet performers, the film stars Jeffrey Tambor, F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Josh Charles, Hollywood Hogan, Ray Liotta, and Andie MacDowell. In the film, Gonzo attempts to discover his origins after having nightmares. After he and Rizzo the Rat are captured by government officials during his search, Kermit the Frog and the rest of the Muppet gang must save them.