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The Happytime Murders (2018)


Released:  Friday, August 24, 2018  
Length:  91 minutes
Studio: STX Entertainment
Genre: Comedy
Rating: The Happytime Murders is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of AmericaUnder 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.

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The Happytime Murders Synopsis

The Happytime Murders © STX Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.
No Sesame. All Street. THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a filthy comedy set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show.

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Win Complimentary Passes For Two To An Advance Screening of STX ...  8/17/2018 2:51 PM EST
Ten years ago THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS was developed from an idea Jim Henson had years prior to his death in 1990.  The project bounced around and finally landed with STX Entertainment.  Since it is about to make its national debut in theaters on August 24, 2018, STX Entertainment, in conjunction with FlickDirect, want to give some lucky winners the opportunity to see an Advance Screening before it i...  More>>

U.S. District Judge Rules Against Sesame Street in Happytime Mur...  5/31/2018 9:39 AM EST
On Tuesday, we had reported that Sesame Street was suing over "The Happytime Murders" trailer, a film that features puppets doing things that aren't kid friendly (a gross understatement, by the way). Well, a judge has ruled on the case, and against Sesame Street's parent company. Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ruled that the film's creators can still use the tagline "No Sesame. Al...  More>>

Sesame Street Creators Sue Over Happytime Murders  5/29/2018 10:25 AM EST
Sesame Street creators are suing over the new trailer for the film The Happytime Murders, which is due out in August.The trailer for the film was recently released and featured puppets doing things we aren't quite used to, being involved in overt sexual storylines as well as violent ones. The trailer tagline "No Sesame. All Street" also obviously struck a nerve with creators. Interestingly, the fi...  More>>

Melissa McCarthy and STXFilms to Release The Happytime Murders  5/3/2017 10:27 AM EST
Melissa McCarthy has teamed up with STXFilms for The Happytime Murders, an R-rated puppet movie that will be directed by Brian Henson through the Jim Henson Company's Henson Alternative banner.The announcement was made today by STXfilms Chairman Adam Fogelson and President of Production Sam Brown.  "Melissa McCarthy is the reigning queen of comedy, and we believe she will make The Happytime Murder...  More>>

Jamie Foxx in Talks to Star in Happytime Murders  4/28/2016 10:39 AM EST
Jamie Foxx is currently in talks to star in the upcoming film, STX Entertainment's "Happytime Murders".The film is a dark, R-rated puppet project that The Jim Henson Co. has been trying to get going since 2008."Happytime Murders" takes place in a world that human and puppets lived among each other, but puppets aren't entirely treated as equals. After some puppet cast members from the The Happytime...  More>>

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  • 5/18/2018 10:16 AM EST

    Red Band Trailer

    WARNING: RED BAND GRAPHIC TRAILER No Sesame. All Street. THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a filthy comedy set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles where pup...
  • 8/23/2018 10:18 AM EST

    Video Review

    FlickDirect's Austin Putnam reviews THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS starring Mellisa McCarthy and a band of crazy muppets on this edition of This Weekend At...

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