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Alice in Wonderland (1999)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  28 February 1999 (USA)
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The wizards behind The Odyssey (1997) and Merlin (1998) combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Queen of Hearts / Society Woman
Mad Hatter / Chinless Idiot
King Cedric of Hearts / Society Man


Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole into a whimsical Wonderland, where she meets characters like the delightful Cheshire Cat, the clumsy White Knight, a rude caterpillar, and the hot-tempered Queen of Hearts and can grow ten feet tall or shrink to three inches. But will she ever be able to return home? Written by Anonymous

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A Masterpiece of Imagination. . .


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Release Date:

28 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alice au pays des merveilles  »

Box Office


$21,000,000 (estimated)

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Technical Specs


(2 episodes) | (VHS) | (TV) (2 parts)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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About 875 digital VFX shots were used in the film. See more »


When Alice first shrinks, a (relative to her) gigantic bottle hits the ground next to her and she doesn't jump, she doesn't so much as flinch. See more »


Alice: Why am I here?
Duchess: To save Jack from a death worse than fate!
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Version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1910) See more »


What Am I Going To Talk About?
Music by Richard Hartley
Lyrics by Peter Barnes
Performed by Ken Dodd
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Wonderful, wonderful!
12 September 2004 | by (Anaheim, CA) – See all my reviews

I have only one complaint, and that is that they mixed the two books; but eh, they all do that. I think I'm the only one who is writing two separate scripts, one for each book. Seriously though, it's a very good rendition. They gave it more of a plot, but it works. And what casting! Goodness! I love the Knave of Hearts, he's a riot.

All in all, there is only that one complaint. I mean, Alice's hair color is even correct! (the real Alice was a brunette)

One last comment, just something that they did that didn't particularly bother me, but might bother some: Alice was older in this, maybe thirteen, fourteen?

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