Best Frank Oz movies

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Best Frank Oz movies

TOP 25:
The Muppets Take Manhattan
The Muppets Take Manhattan
Character: Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal / Bert / Cookie Monster / Ocean Breeze Soap Board Member / Sam the Eagle (voice)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Release: 1984
When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy won't take no for an answer, launching a search for someone to take them to Broadway.

TOP 24:
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure, Crime
Release: 1992
Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, he's determined to foil their plans to rob a toy store on Christmas eve.


TOP 23:
The Great Gilly Hopkins
The Great Gilly Hopkins
Character: Cookie Monster (voice)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 2015
Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the beautiful and glamourous Courtney, might be out there waiting for her? When Gilly is sent to live with the Trotters, the weirdest family yet, she isn’t planning to stick around. But cheerful, affectionate Maime Trotter isn’t giving up on Gilly just yet...

TOP 22:
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Character: Yoda (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2019
The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journey of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle begins.

TOP 21:
A Muppet Family Christmas
A Muppet Family Christmas
Character: Various Characters
Genre: Comedy, Music, Family, TV Movie
Release: 1987
In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the Muppets in their holiday activities and preparations.The Sesame Street regulars, including Big Bird, Bert, Ernie and others, join the festivities, but to Kermit's dismay, the only one missing is Miss Piggy, who has been caught in a snowstorm.


TOP 20:
The Great Muppet Caper
The Great Muppet Caper
Character: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal
Genre: Crime, Family, Comedy, Mystery, Music
Release: 1981
Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, and this time frame Miss Piggy. It's up to Kermit and Muppets to bring the real culprits to justice.

TOP 19:
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Character: Yoda (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2017
Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

TOP 18:
Monsters University
Monsters University
Character: Fungus (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2013
A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.


TOP 17:
The Muppet Movie
The Muppet Movie
Character: Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs (uncredited) / Swedish Chef (hands) (uncredited) / Motorcycle Guy (uncredited) (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Family
Release: 1979
Dom DeLuise persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner of a frog-leg restaurant!

TOP 16:
Trading Places
Trading Places
Character: Corrupt Cop
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

TOP 15:

Labyrinth

Labyrinth
Character: The Wiseman
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1986
When teen Sarah is forced to babysit Toby, her baby stepbrother, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue him.


TOP 14:

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal
Character: Aughra, A Keeper Of Secrets / Chamberlain
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1982
On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race of Skeksis find and use the crystal for evil.

TOP 13:

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Character: Yoda (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2005
The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

TOP 12:

An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London
Character: Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Release: 1981
Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

TOP 11:

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
Character: Chuck (voice)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Family
Release: 1977
A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.


TOP 10:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Character: Yoda (archive sound) (uncredited)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2015
Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

TOP 9:

The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol
Character: Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchit / Fozzie Bear as Fozziewig / Sam the Eagle / Animal / George the Janitor
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Family
Release: 1992
A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.

TOP 8:

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary, Family
Release: 2011
Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home on Sesame Street. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop.

TOP 7:

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2004
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Burns and narrated by Robert Clotworthy. It documents the making of the original Star Wars trilogy.

TOP 6:

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers
Character: Corrections Officer
Genre: Music, Comedy, Action, Crime
Release: 1980
Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.


TOP 5:

Monsters, Inc.

Monsters, Inc.
Character: Jeff Fungus (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2001
James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, James and Mike suddenly find that kids are not to be afraid of and they uncover a conspiracy that could threaten all children across the world.

TOP 4:

Inside Out

Inside Out
Character: Subconscious Guard Dave (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 2015
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life and tries to keep things positive, but the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

TOP 3:

Knives Out

Knives Out
Character: Alan Stevens
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2019
When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death.

TOP 2:

Return of the Jedi

Return of the Jedi
Character: Yoda (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 1983
Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.

TOP 1:

The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back
Character: Yoda (Voice)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Release: 1980
The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.