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Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)

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Shortly after a tornado rips through her Kansas home, Dorothy returns to Oz to save her friends from a villainous jester.

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(novel) (as Roger Stanton Baum), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Scarecrow (voice)
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Lion (voice)
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Tin Man (voice)
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Dorothy (voice)
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Aunt Em (voice)
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Uncle Henry (voice)
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The Appraiser / The Jester (voice)
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Glinda (voice)
Randi Soyland ...
You / Handmaiden / Flying Monkey / Additional Voices (voice) (as Randi Vamos Soyland)
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Wiser (voice)
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Marshal Mallow (voice)
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Judge Jawbreaker (voice)
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Fruit Striped Lawyer (voice)
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Stenographer (voice)
Randy Crenshaw ...
China Guard / Kansas Sheriff (voice)
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Storyline

Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the tugboat join Dorothy on her latest magical journey through the colorful landscape of Oz to restore order and happiness to Emerald City. Written by Clarius Entertainment

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oz | kansas | jester | tornado | princess | See All (57) »

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The Adventure Never Ends See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some scary images and mild peril | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 May 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dorothy of Oz  »

Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,715,931 (USA) (9 May 2014)

Gross:

$8,460,990 (USA) (25 July 2014)
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Trivia

WILHELM SCREAM: A China soldier, knocked down by a Munchkin soldier. See more »

Quotes

Tin Man: I can only imagine how you must feel. Trapped alone in a giant rainbow. Surrounded by colors! It must be
[sobs]
Tin Man: horrible...
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Crazy Credits

Unusual Credit Style: In the closing credits, there are numerous entries for co-producers & other "producer" positions that list both husband & wife for each credit entry, such as "Jack & Jill Jones". Some credits are simply listed as a family unit. One such co-producer is listed as "The Ross Family". It is rare that credits are given in groupings of families. Most credits are a single person's name. See more »

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Followed by Oz See more »

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When the World
Written by Tift Merritt
Performed by Lea Michele
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Clicking your heels ain't getting you anywhere this time...
30 December 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You know, if I let my eyes glaze over, it's really colorful, and I can pretend it's something awesome. Joking aside, the film shot for the moon, and made it to Toledo. Great talent behind the voice acting, but the story was missing the wonder of the books, and the animation was woefully substandard for a $70 million production.

I was so looking forward to this film. The trailers looked interesting, and I've been a "Wizard" fan since I was a kid. Where did the money go in this movie? It certainly didn't go to the script, or the animation. Both are sub-par and lacking in detail.

Many of the jokes fall flat, and the film feels more like a direct-to-DVD production you'd find in the $5 bin next to the poorly animated Disney knockoffs.

I don't like saying that, as I'm a huge fan of many of the stars voicing characters in this production, but it's just bad. I recommend watching the original instead of this poor effort.


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