Great Muppet Caper (1981): Second Muppets Feature

In their second film, directed by Jim Hanson, the Muppets go to London to foil a jewel robbery.

The villains are played by the accomplished actors Charles Grodin and Diana Rigg.

The colorful cast includes John Cleese, Robert Morley, Peter Ustinov, and Jack Warden.

 

Oscar Nominations: 1

Original Song: The First Time It Happened, music and lyrics by Joe Raposo

Oscar Awards: None

The winner of the Original Song Oscar was Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do) from the comedy Arthur.