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Home video releases of The Muppets Take Manhattan.


VHS Releases

Cover Year Notes
1985 The first video release of the film. Distributed by CBS/Fox.
Catalogue number 6731
1991 The second video release of the film by CBS/Fox. One major difference in packaging is that while the first release had two small pictures from the film on the back, this release has a large image of Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy from their wedding, with text in the picture.
1999 The third video release of the film. Distributed by Columbia Tri-Star, under Jim Henson Home Entertainment. A number of audio edits occur on this release. The music that plays during the TriStar Pictures logo and many scenes where Animal shouts "Bad man!" are cut, but are present on the 2001 DVD and Blu-ray releases.

Beta Releases

Cover Year Notes
1985 The only Beta release of the film, distributed by CBS/Fox.
Catalogue number 6731

CED Releases

Cover Year Notes
1985 The only CED release of the film, distributed by CBS/Fox.
UPC number 24543673194

Laserdisc Releases

Cover Year Notes
1985 The only Laserdisc release of the film. Distributed by CBS/Fox
Catalogue number 6731-80

DVD Releases

Cover Year Notes
2001 A single disc featuring the widescreen and full screen transfer of the film, distributed by Columbia Tri-Star. Unlike previous releases, (and concurrent Muppet movie DVD releases), this version has mono sound, rather than stereo.


Catalogue number 05616

Disc Features

  • The Muppets Take Manhattan (Widescreen & Full Screen)
  • Audio: English, Spanish, French
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinesem Korean, Thia
2009 Double Feature DVD with Muppets from Space, distributed by Sony Pictures.

Blu-ray Releases

Cover Year Notes
2011 A Blu-ray/DVD Combo of the film was released on August 16, 2011, by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. For some reason, the DVD featured in this combo retains the "Bad man!" edits featured on the 1999 VHS.


Catalogue number 38092

Disc Features

  • Audio: English (DTS-HD 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 1.0), German (Dolby Digital 1.0), Portuguese (Dolby Digital 1.0), Russian (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 1.0)
  • Subtitles: Cantonese, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

International Releases

Cover Year Notes
1986 UK video release, distributed by CBS/Fox
1989 UK video reissue by CBS/Fox
2001 Australian DVD release by Columbia-TriStar
2002 Double feature UK DVD release with Muppets from Space, distributed by Columbia-TriStar.
2003 Double feature Australian DVD release with Kermit's Swamp Years, distributed by Columbia-TriStar.
2012 2012 UK DVD re-release by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
2012 2012 Chinese Blu-ray release by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Unknown Swedish release
Unknown Japanese release by CBS/Fox Video

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