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Home video releases of The Muppet Movie.


VHS Releases

Cover Year Notes
Themuppetmovie1980originalvhsmagneticvideo
1980 The first VHS release of the film. Distributed by Magnetic Video.
Catalogue number 9001
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1982 Reissue by 20th Century Fox Video with new logo on box.
(Same catalogue number)
TMMfirstrelease edited
1984 Reissue by CBS/Fox Video with new logo on box.
(Same catalogue number)
Muppetmovvideo
1993 Came with a limited edition plastic watch. Distributed by Buena Vista, under the Jim Henson Video label.
TMMVHS-TriStar
1999 Distributed by Columbia Tri-Star, under Jim Henson Home Entertainment.

Beta Releases

Cover Year Notes
9001
1980 The first Beta release of the film by Magnetic Video.
Catalogue number 9001
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1982 Reissue by 20th Century Fox Video with new logo on box.
(Same catalogue number)
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1984 Reissue by CBS/Fox Video with new logo on box.
(Same catalogue number)

CED Releases

Cover Year Notes
RCAMuppMovieCED
1981 The only CED release of the film, it was mentioned in publicity for the system.[1] Released by RCA on SelectaVision Videodisc.
UPC number 76476005160

Laserdisc Releases

Cover Year Notes
TMM extendedlaserdisc
1980 The first Laserdisc release of the film. Distributed by Magnetic Video
Catalogue number 9001-80
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1982 Reissue by 20th Century Fox Video with new logo on cover.
(Same catalogue number)
Noimage
1984 Reissue by CBS/Fox Video with new logo on cover.
(Same catalogue number)
66 2
1993 Released by Buena Vista Home Entertainment in widescreen.
Catalogue number 1604 AS

DVD Releases

Cover Year Notes
TMMDVD
2001 Dual-sided disc featuring the widescreen and full screen transfer of the film. Distributed by Columbia Tri-Star.


Catalogue number 05393

Disc Features

  • The Muppet Movie (Widescreen & Full Screen)
  • Audio: English, Spanish, French
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
TMM50DVD
2005 A single disc titled "The Muppet Movie: Kermit's 50th Anniversary Edition" was released in 2005 to recognize Kermit's 50th anniversary. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.


Catalogue number 40547

Disc Features

TheMuppetMovie 2013 DVD
2013 A single disc DVD was released on August 13, 2013 (coinciding with the release of the film also in a Blu-ray/digital copy combo pack). Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

Catalogue number 110687

Blu-ray Releases

Cover Year Notes
TheMuppetMovie-35-BluRay
2013

The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition A special anniversary reissue was released by Disney on August 13, 2013. The Blu-ray combo pack includes a Blu-ray disc with the film along with new bonus features, and a digital copy of the film.
Catalogue number 117330

Disc Features

  • Frog-E-Oke Sing-Along (also plays as Disney Intermission)
  • Jim Frawley's Extended Camera Test
  • Doc Hopper's Commercial
  • Original Theatrical Trailers
  • Pepe’s Profiles: Kermit - A Frog's Life
  • Hidden easter egg: bicycle outtakes
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The Muppet Movie DVD to Blu-ray comparison

International Releases

Cover Year Notes
Muppet movie argentina vhs
unknown Argentina release by Ledafilms.
Tmm aus vhs
unknown Australian release by Muppet Home Video/Communications and Entertainment Ltd (CEL).
Muppet movie super 8mm
198? UK Super 8 home movie film release, distributed by Walton Sound & Film Services Ltd.
Running time: approx. 18 minutes. Contains significant number of shots and alternate audio tracks that didn't make it into the final movie
Catalogue number: A.910
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198? UK CED Release, distributed by RCA through SelectaVision.
UPC number 77080333007
TMM Precision
1980 First UK VHS video release, distributed by Precision Video.
Running time: 94 minutes.
Catalogue number: VITC2001
TMM VV
1985? UK VHS distributed by Virgin Video. Contains extra footage compared to other releases.
Running time: 93 minutes.
Catalogue number: JH10061
TMM JH Palace
1987 UK VHS reissue by Palace, Virgin/PVG
Running time: 98 minutes.
Catalogue number: HPV001
TMM JH BV
1993 UK VHS release by Buena Vista Home Video.
Running time: 95 minutes.
Catalogue number: D216042
Tmm japna vhs
1994? Jim Henson Video/Buena Vista Home Video. Japanese Release.
TMM TEN
1999 UK VHS release by Jim Henson Home Entertainment/TEN
Running time: 95 minutes.
Catalogue number: CVR27651
TMM CC
1999 UK VHS re-release of 1999 video on Cinema Club budget label. Running time: 95 minutes.
Catalogue number: CC8046
TMM3Box CC
1999 UK VHS box set featuring The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan. Distributed by Jim Henson Home Entertainment/Cinema Club.
Catalogue number: CC8210
Mupmoviebox4
2001 UK VHS box set reissue featuring The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan. Distributed by Jim Henson Home Entertainment/Cinema Club.
Mupdobbill
2003 UK double feature on one VHS featuring The Muppet Movie and The Muppets Take Manhattan. Distributed by Jim Henson Home Entertainment/Cinema Club.
Mupmoviebox3
2003 UK VHS box set featuring The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper and Muppets From Space. Distributed by Jim Henson Home Entertainment/4 Front Video.
Mupdobbill2
2003 UK double feature on one VHS featuring The Muppet Movie and The Great Muppet Caper. Distributed by Jim Henson Home Entertainment/4 Front Video.
MM4Box CTS
2004 UK DVD box set featuring The Muppets Take Manhattan, The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppet Movie and Muppets From Space. Distributed by Jim Henson Home Entertainment/Columbia TriStar.


Catalogue number: CDRP1274

Old tmm french dvd
2005 French release. Distributed by Elephant Films, Seven 7 and Arcades Vidéo.
TMM Disney
2006 UK DVD release by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
Running time: 91 minutes.
Catalogue number: BUN0018201
Tmmdobbilldukdvd
2006 UK DVD Boxset also containing The Muppets' Wizard of Oz. Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
TheMuppetMovieAustralianDVD
2006 Australian DVD release by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
TheMuppets-ClassicCollection-2012DVD-TheMuppetMovie
2012 UK DVD re-release under "The Muppets Classic Collection." Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
New tmm french dvd
2012 French re-release. Distributed by Elephant Films, Seven 7 and Arcades Vidéo.
TheMuppets-SixMovieCollection-(2013-UK-Boxset)
2013 UK DVD re-release under "The Muppets - Six Movie Collection." Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
Telenecos VHS movie
unknown Spanish video release by Columbia Tri-Star. The VHS came from Los Teleñecos magazine
Mupparna movie
unknown Swedish release by CBS/Fox Video
Mupparna movie 2
unknown Swedish release
TheMuppetMoviePioneerLaserdisc
1981 Japanese Laserdisc, distributed by Pioneer. The Laserdisc is a bilingual version.

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