It is the second film to be based on the popular children's television series Sesame Street, after Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (1985), the film stars Mandy Patinkin and Vanessa Williams alongside Muppet performers Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, and Steve Whitmire. Elmo gets out with the help of fireflies. Weasel (I am Weasel) Bert - I.R. Grizzy. Elmo refuses to share his blanket resulting in a tug of war that rips it. Executive Producers: Brian Henson, Stephanie Allain, Martin G. Baker 2. He is suddenly plunged into Grouchland, the land of Grouches, stinky garbage and the greedy Huxley (Mandy Patinkin) who hasn't learned how to share. The film has a rating of 77% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 43 reviews, with an average rating of 6.72/10. He is suddenly plunged into Grouchland - the land of Grouches, stinky garbage and the greedy Huxley (Mandy Patinkin) who hasn't learned how to share. For the role, the makeup artist designed false eyebrows for Patinkin to wear to make him seem like he had bushier eyebrows than normal. Paul Andrejco, Muppet designer for Bear in the Big Blue House, also designed Humungous Chicken. , On December 21, 1999, the film was released on VHS and DVD by Columbia TriStar Home Video. Elmo and Blanket are both teleported through a colorful, swirling tunnel to Grouchland, a city filled with Grouches, stinky garbage, and Huxley, a mean, immature and greedy man with unusually large eyebrows, who steals anything he can grab, including Elmo's blanket. CartoonRockz's Movie-spoof of 1999 film "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland" Cast. ... greens crew. The police officer releases the Sesame Street residents and the Grouches aid them into the night to go to Huxley's house to fight for their trash and rescue Elmo. "Together Forever" – Elmo, Big Bird, Frazzle, Rosita, Prairie Dawn, Count von Count, Baby Bear, Gordon, Gina, Susan, Luis, Carlo, Jamal, "Welcome to Grouchland" – The Grouchland Ensemble (Written by Martin Erskine and Seth Friedman; produced by Martin Erskine), "Take the First Step" – Stuckweed (Written by Michael Reagan and Greg Matheson; produced by Jeff Elmassian and, "Make It Mine" – Mandy Patinkin (Written by Martin Erskine and Seth Friedman; produced by Martin Erskine), "I See a Kingdom" – Vanessa Williams (Written by Siedah Garrett, Jeff Elmassian, and Andy Rehfeldt; produced by Jeff Elmassian and, Elmo Tells His Grouchland Story (Spoken Word), The Grouch Song - Elmo, Grizzy, Oscar the Grouch, Ernie, Bert (Written by Jeff Moss), There's a Big Heap of Trash at the End of the Rainbow - The Stenchmen (Written by, This page was last edited on 15 January 2021, at 17:57. , The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland was the only family film playing in most theaters at the time of its release. Elmo and all his friends from Sesame Street embark on a fun-filled adventure with one mission - to resuce Elmo's blanket. Release Dates Elmo loves his fuzzy, well-worn blue blanket more than anything in the whole world. At the bottom of the trash can, Elmo finds his treasured blanket snagged on a nail. Meanwhile, Grizzy sneaks into the jail where she informs Elmo's friends that he went to Huxley's house. Elmo. Elmo says goodbye to the audience and thanks them for helping and goes to dance with his friends. Find movie and film cast and crew information for The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) - Gary Halvorson on AllMovie They ask a Grouch police officer for help but are arrested and imprisoned. The film was shot over a 30-day period (starting December 15, 1998) at the EUE/Screen Gems studio in Wilmington. Costume Supervisor: Stephen Rotondaro 9. 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SpacePegasus16's Movie Spoofs of Columbia's 1999 Jim Henson ''The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland''. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Producers: Alex Rockwell, Marjorie Kalins 3. The blanket falls into the hands of Oscar the Grouch, who drops it in his trash can. Huxley has his sidekick, Bug the bug and his minions, the Pesties, trap Elmo in a tunnel. Elmo - Young Bambi (Bambi 1 & 2) Zoe - Young Faline (Bambi 1 & 2) Telly - Pumbaa (The Lion King) Big Bird - Balto (Balto (1995) Oscar the Grouch - Young Ronno (Bambi 2) Baby Bear - Timon (The Lion King) Grover - Bagheera (The Jungle Book) Cast: Elmo - Berlioz (The Aristocats) Elmo (extra) - Lucky (101 Dalmatians: The Series) ; Blanket - Blankey (The Brave Little Toaster) Zoe - Rebecca (101 Dalmatians: The Series) Telly Monster - Yogi Bear (Yogi Bear) Big Bird - Thomas O'Malley (The Aristocats) Big Bird (extra) - Pongo (101 Dalmatians: The Series) ... on-set dresser (as Kip A. Bartlett) Joyce Carter. Vanessa Williams was cast as the Queen of Trash and the hairstylist colored her hair green for the role. The film inspired a trilogy of children's books, published in 1999: Happy Grouchy Day, The Grouchiest Lovey, and Unwelcome to Grouchland. Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. Elmo - Larry the Lamb (Stories from Toytown: Featuring Larry the Lamb) Zoe - Jenny McBride (The Secret of Nimh 2: Timmy to the Rescue) Telly - Tidyup (Stoppit and Tidyup) Geoff Cormier. voiced by Fran Brill. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (AlexBrattenRockz Style) is A Sesame Street Movie from Columbia Pictures, Jim Henson Pictures, and Children's Television Workshop. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, makeup supervisor (as Cecelia M. Verardi), set designer (as Christopher Scott Baker), construction coordinator (as Victor George Simpson), special effects coordinator (as Michael A. Schorr), digital compositor: Cinema Research Corp./D-rez (uncredited), first assistant camera (as Kenneth D. Hudson), first assistant camera (as John F. Verardi), score mixer (uncredited) / score recordist (uncredited), transportation captain (as Neil A. Hyman), muppet builder (as Matt Brooks) / muppet designer (as Matt Brooks), additional muppet performer (as Leslie Carrera), muppet builder (as Rollie Krewson) / muppet designer (as Rollie Krewson), production assistant (as Rudy A. Persico), assistant: Ms. Rockwell (as Kathy V. Parthemos), additional muppet performer (as Kirk Thatcher), first assistant accountant (as Pamela S. Williamson), additional muppet performer (as Matt Yates). Elmo succeeds with the help of the audience and the Queen allows him to pass through. A caterpillar wakes Elmo the next morning. [nb 1] In 2007, the film was released as part of a double feature with Thomas and the Magic Railroad.. Elmo and his beloved blue blanket are inseparable. Alongside Muppets from Space (which was released the same year), this is the final Muppet feature film to have the involvement of Oz, who retired from being a full-time puppeteer the following year. The Adventures of Larry in Grouchland trailer. Filming & Production This album won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children in 2000. Production Supervisor: Jane Gootnick 8. Cast. Filming wrapped and visual effects were added during the following month. Telly Monster, rollerskating out of control, accidentally swipes the blanket leading to a chase around Sesame Street. Sesame Street: All Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Elmo's blanket gets sucked into colorful, swirling tunnel into Grouchland, the yuckiest place on earth. Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. Elmo and his beloved blue blanket are inseparable. Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews and buy The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland directed by Gary Halvorson for USD 14.99. With Oscar's help the Sesame Street residents go to Grouchland to find him. The Sesame Street and Grouchland citizens arrive and the Pesties flee in panic.Huxley sucks up Elmo's blanket with the vacuum cleaner nozzle on his helicopter. voiced by Caroll Spinney. Directed by Gary Halvorson. Elmo returns to Sesame Street with his friends, where he apologizes to Zoe and allows her to hold his blanket. Elmo launches a basket over Huxley's shoulders, incapacitating him. voiced by Stephanie D'Abruzzo. Elmo embarks on a rescue mission, learning important lessons about sharing and responsibility. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. My gender swapped version of The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. set designer (as Christopher Scott Baker) Kip Bartlett. Cast. " On Metacritic, which uses an average of critics' reviews, the film holds a 59/100, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Uranimated18's spoof for The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. A tug-of-war between Elmo and his friend sends his blanket to faraway Grouchland, a place full of grouchy creatures and the villainous Huxley. The film is one of the few Sesame Street productions directly produced by The Jim Henson Company. History Talk (0) Share. Production Designer: Alan Cassie 6. 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A plant named Stuckweed encourages Elmo that he will make it if he just takes his first step, so Elmo sets out on a quest to retrieve his blanket. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland near you. ENTER CITY, STATE OR ZIP CODE GO. Additional characters performed by: Drew Allison, Bruce Lanoil, Bill Barretta, Bob Lynch, John Boone, Ed May, R. Lee Bryan, Tim Parati, Leslie Carrera, Annie Peterle, Lisa Consolo, Andy Stone, Jodi Eichelberger, Lisa Sturz, Rowell Gormon, Kirk Thatcher, Mary Harrison, Matt Vogel, Rob Killen, Matt Yates. History Talk (0) Share ==Cast== Elmo as Frieda, Isabella, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Marina the Mermaid, Stormy, Amaya/Owlette, Minnie Mouse (Phineas and Ferb/The Wiggles/Jake and the Never Land Pirates/PJ Masks/Mickey Mouse) Elmo declares that Zoe is no longer his friend. | The film's consensus states, "This fun and moral tale entertains both first-time Sesame Street watchers and seasoned veterans. When Oscar carelessly tosses the fuzzy blanket into his trash can, Elmo dives in after it. He spills juice on his blanket and takes it to the laundromat where he encounters his friend Zoe. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Mandy Patinkin was a last-minute replacement for the original actor hired to play Huxley. In total, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland earned back less than half its $26 million budget, grossing $11,683,047 during its two-and-a-half-month theatrical run.  The film received generally positive reviews from critics, but was a box office bomb, grossing $12 million against a budget of more than $26 million. Puppet Property Master: Brad Elliott Elmo - Joy (Inside Out) Zoe - Stanley Griff (Stanley) Telly - Sadness (Inside Out) Big Bird - Matilda (The Angry Birds Movie) Baby Bear - Molly Cunningham (TaleSpin) Grover - Lagoona Blue (Monster High) Oscar the Grouch - Stella (Over the Hedge) Bert - Gwen (Total Drama) Director of Photography: Alan Caso 5. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (originally titled, and sometimes referred to, as Elmo in Grouchland) is the second theatrical feature-length film (the first being Follow That Bird) starring the cast of the popular U.S. children's series Sesame Street. Oscar the Grouch. Cast. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of The Adventures Of Elmo In Grouchland with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at TVGuide.com  It is currently the lowest-grossing Muppet film to date. Bug is revealed to be at the controls of the helicopter, and refuses Huxley's demand for the blanket, instead returning it to Elmo. Zoe. The book series was written by Suzanne Weyn and illustrated by Tom Brannon. Ernie and Bert introduce the film, and Elmo welcomes viewers, finds his blanket and plays with it in his bedroom. Official Sites Sonia Manzano reprised her role as Maria and Roscoe Orman reprised his role as Gordon. • Kevin Clash as Elmo, Pestie #1, Grouch Taxicab Driver, Grouch Jailer Elmo dives into the bottom of Oscar's trash can, where he finds his blanket snagged on a door. Cast Kevin Clash Elmo, Grouch Cab Driver, Grouch Jailer, Pestie, Co-producer Kevin Clash Elmo, Grouch Cab Driver, Grouch Jailer, Pestie, Co-producer CyberChaseZoneFilms2010's movie-spoofs of "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland" Cast: Elmo - Junior (VeggieTales) Zoe - Laura (VeggieTales) Blanket - Big Bird - Mordecai and Rigby (Regular Show) Ernie - I.M. Heh! This article is about the film. Oscar convinces all of the Grouches to cooperate, as it is the only way they can stop Huxley from stealing any more of their trash.