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Alice in Wonderland (1985)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  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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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)  »

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Alice Through the Looking Glass  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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When Alice grows in the court scene, she says "But I didn't eat the caterpillar's mushroom!" That line was left behind from a deleted scene (based on a scene in the book) in which Alice ate the Caterpillar's mushroom which caused her to grow and shrink. See more »

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When Alice grows tall in the hall of doors, the Rabbit's gloves are on the table, but this is before she sets them there. See more »

Quotes

Conductor: Where's your ticket?
Alice: [searches her pockets] I'm afraid I haven't got one. There wasn't a ticket office where I got on.
Conductor: No excuses, please! You should have got one from the engine driver!
[he leaves in a huff]
Gentleman in the Paper Suit: He means the man that drives the engine also sells the tickets! You should have known that!
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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Bat, How I wonder where you're at...
20 December 2003 | by (Oshawa, On, Canada) – See all my reviews

Wonderfully amazing portrayal of Alice in Wonderland. The cast was superb and the story telling was excellent. Of course it doesn't hurt that the Mock Turtle is played by none other than Ringo Starr. The only copy of this film that I have owned until recently was a tapped off T.V. version that was jumpy and horribly, tapped. But I can guarantee you that it has been watched countless times none the less. This film is great for all ages and is good fun for the whole family. Children of all ages will delight in this fun-filled adventure, from the crying baby that turns into a pig to Sally Struthers playing a loud mouthed Flower, it can't get any better. The First half of the 3 hour plus film, is the best part, but the giant chess board and underlying story in the second half is just as delightful. This film is sure to become a classic of my generation.


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