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Alice in Wonderland (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Family | Fantasy  -  9 December 1985 (USA)
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Alice is in Looking Glass land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky, a monster that appears due to her being afraid.

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Storyline

Classic tale of a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping the disturbing Queen of Hearts, she finds that she has ended up on the other side of the looking glass in Looking Glass Land and that there is a mind-created Jabberwocky after her. With the advice of a wise owl and royal chess pieces on her mind, she ventures home, vowing to grow up in this two-part movie which remains most faithful to the original stories written by Lewis Carroll. Written by Anonymous

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9 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alice Through the Looking Glass  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

After finishing "Alice in Wonderland" Irwin Allen began production on his next movie of the week titled "Outrage". See more »

Goofs

When Alice is fanning herself, and she starts to shrink, she says "What's happening now?" but her mouth doesn't match up with the lines. See more »

Quotes

[the disembodied head of the Cheshire Cat appears]
Alice: It's the Cheshire Cat! Oh, hello, Cheshire Cat.
Cheshire Cat: Hello. How do you like the Queen?
Alice: Not at all. I don't like that of losing my head. Would you?
Cheshire Cat: I could hardly afford that.
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Version of Alice in Wonderland (1915) See more »

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Music and Lyrics by Steve Allen
Performed by Ringo Starr and Natalie Gregory
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Another great adaption by Irwin Allen!
22 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is perhaps one of the few better adaptions of Mr. Caroll's story,besides the French version of 1952(?) and the lesser-known Jim Henson version in 1983.It stays on track on the original storyline and humour,unlike the 1951 Disney version,which was too sugary and the new 1999 version,which had famous actors,but no talent.

Oh,and it wasn't afraid to be dark either,such as that Jabberwocky and some of those weird shape-shifting people of wonderland.

**** KISSES!


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