The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
Christmas Film World Cup pedigree
Last 16 appearances in 2010, 2014 and 2022 with a Quarter final slot in 2018. A dark horse and no mistake
BBFC: Contains mild scary scenes
Jessica Fox, Michael Caine, John Henson (puppeteer/voice), Jerry Nelson (puppeteer/voice), Steve Whitmire (puppeteer/voice), Dave Goelz (puppeteer/voice), Frank Oz
Sir Michael Caine considers the role of Scrooge to be one of his most memorable (to him)
In the commentary, the creators relate a funny story from the screenings. A few children asked what the bookkeepers did wrong to get coal at the end. It had completely slipped their minds that Santa gives bad children coal in their stockings.
Surprise defeat in Last 16 to The Snowman
Last 16 defeat to Home Alone