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Hansel & Gretel (2002)

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If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in... See full summary »
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If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in an enchanted world of magical creatures and hideous monsters. But when they stumble upon a house made of sweets things take a turn for the worse, as inside the cottage is an evil witch who's hungry. And Hansel and Gretel have a sneaking suspicion they might be on the menu! But will the ever-forgetful Sandman and the runny-nosed Boogeyman be able to save them? Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some crude humor
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18 October 2002 (USA)  »

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A Fábula Moderna de João e Maria  »

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$100,477 (USA) (18 October 2002)

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$100,477 (USA) (18 October 2002)
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Both Taylor Momsen and Dakota Fanning have appeared in live action movies based on Dr. Seuss picture books. Momsen was in How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) and Fanning was in The Cat in the Hat (2003). See more »

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The Sandman: Off like a light, into the night!
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Version of Hänsel und Gretel (1981) See more »

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A twisted fairy tale
5 February 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hansel and Gretel, is the story of two kids who meet a witch in a house made of gingerbread. But this version, is twisted.

The stepmother, wants to live in a house with a tv, and thinks the kids will stop her from that. So, she takes them into the woods, and leaves. Hansel & Gretel get lost, and meet the sandman, a wood fairy and the troll.

But, a "twister" blows them towards a gingerbread house, and a near-sited old woman comes out, offering them food... but, the woman is not what she seems...

This film has a great cast, and the story is great. But, there are several gags that slow down the storyline. One of which, is that the story is being told by a father telling his children. (the father is "reading" the book, but makes things up, which explains the twisted version)

This film is good, but the gags might tempt you to turn it off, before you even see the witch in her gingerbread house.

7/10


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