|The Muppet Movie|
|Writer||Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl|
|Starring||Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Golez, Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton|
|52nd Academy Awards|
The Muppet Movie is the first of a series of live-action musical feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets. Released in 1979, the film was produced by Henson Associates, and ITC Entertainment. It was released between the third and fourth seasons of The Muppet Show.
- Best Original Song — Paul Williams, Kenny Ascher
- Best Original Song Score and Adaption — Paul Williams, Kenny Ascher
Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, The Great Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog-leg restaurant magnate.