'The Muppet Movie: The Original Classic – The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition' Dated for Blu-ray

Posted Mon May 20, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The long-awaited original Muppet adventure arrives on Blu-ray this summer!

In an early announcement to retailers, Disney/Buena Vista is bringing 'The Muppet Movie: The Original Classic – The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition' to Blu-ray on August 13.

Celebrate The Nearly 35th Anniversary of the ultimate frogs-to-riches story with the one that started it all—The Muppet Movie. Laugh along with the mostly-true story of how the Muppets got their start, now for the first time ever in vibrant Blu-ray hi-def picture and sound.

From the very first "plunk!" of Kermit's banjo playing "The Rainbow Connection" (Oscar nominee, Best Original Song, 1979), to the hysterical road trip that brings our fearless frog together with Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal and most importantly of all, Miss Piggy, join the jam-packed heartwarming hilarity, outrageous antics and big-shot Hollywood cameos. It’s bursting with hilarious bonus extras including an all-new Frog-E-Oke sing-along with your favorite Muppet songs.

As Kermit and the gang sing—"Life's like a movie!" Make The Muppet Movie part of your family, and have the time of your life as the Muppets share laughter and fun with "the Lovers, the Dreamers...and You."

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray/Digital Copy combo is $26.50.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Muppet Movie: The Original Classic – The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 13.

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The Muppet Movie: The Original Classic – The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
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