Irish box office gets boost from the Muppets March 2, 2012 Turns out we weren’t the only ones to love The Muppets! THE MUPPETS have certainly made a comeback to our screens by reaching an amazing €2,000,000 (or in the currency of Hollywood – $2,650,000) at the Irish Box Office after only three weeks since opening in Irish cinemas on February 10th. Claiming the Irish Box Office number one spot for two weeks running and bringing in a MUPPETASTIC screen average of almost €11,000 in its first week. THE MUPPETS features the OSCAR winning song “Man or Muppet” written by Brett McKenzie which won Best Original Song at the 2012 Oscars. If you missed it first time around check out our video interview with Kermit The Frog himself here.