Tin Man (2007)

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A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz".

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 DG (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Glitch (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Wyatt Cain (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Azkadellia (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Raw (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Zero (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Mystic Man (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Toto / ... (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Lavender eyes (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Ahamo (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Raynz (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Vy-Sor (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Emily (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Hank (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young DG (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young Azkadellia (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Demilo (3 episodes, 2007)
Doug Abrahams ...
 General Lonot (3 episodes, 2007)
Shawn Macdonald ...
 Lylo (3 episodes, 2007)
R. Nelson Brown ...
 Father Vue (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Kalm (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Joe Bill (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Café Waitress (3 episodes, 2007)
Sean Campbell ...
 Carter (3 episodes, 2007)
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 State Trooper (3 episodes, 2007)
Ingrid Tesch ...
 Adora (3 episodes, 2007)
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 The Wicked Witch (3 episodes, 2007)
Colin Heath ...
 Blue Katt (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Red Katt (3 episodes, 2007)
Alison Araya ...
 Twister Waitress (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Twister Dancer (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Twister Dancer (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Adreanna (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Airofday (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Stage Manager / ... (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Jeb (3 episodes, 2007)
Connor Dunn ...
 Jeb as Boy (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Resistance Fighter (3 episodes, 2007)
Michael Roselli ...
 Longcoat Guard (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Longcoat at Realm (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Longcoat Leader (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Ralph Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Lorraine Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Ella Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Wills Bedose (3 episodes, 2007)
Grace Wheeler ...
 Dorothy Gale (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young Girl in Cave (3 episodes, 2007)
Baxter ...
 Toto (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Young DG (2 episodes, 2007)
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Storyline

Set in the spirit of L. Frank Baum's classic, the "Tin Man" follows the adventures of DG, a waitress and part-time student, as she travels through the mystical world of "The O. Z. (Outer Zone)", discovering her hidden past. This well-known story takes a twist in this SyFy adaptation as DG battles the sorceress Azkadellia along with the help of four friends; Glitch, a former adviser to the Queen whose brain has been removed; Raw, a psychic empath; and Wyatt Cain, a former police man (aka Tin-man) who has been imprisoned in an iron suit, forced to watch his family's destruction time and time again. Although parallels can be made to the original book this story takes its own path down the yellow brick road. Written by Anonymous

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tin man | waitress | sorceress | queen | brain | See more »

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Follow a new yellow brick road.


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2 December 2007 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The house number of DG's Kansas home is 39, the same year the original The Wizard of Oz (1939) came out as a film. You see this briefly in the start of the storm scene See more »

Goofs

After using the butt of his pistol to jam AirofDay's coin meter, Cain twirls the pistol then puts it into his holster. The following long shot has Cain putting the pistol back in the holster again. See more »

Quotes

Glitch: [to Azkadellia, about DG] Leave her alone.
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Crazy Credits

This may only apply to the extended credits on the DVD release: the character name Dorothy Gale is misspelled "Dorthy". See more »

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Version of The Marvelous Land of Oz (1987) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Not THAT Bad
3 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'll admit, I may be giving this a higher rating than it deserves due to my VERY low expectations of it and the fact that I never liked The Wizard of Oz to begin with...

It really is more of a re-imagining of the story than a modernization. It takes the theme and the characters and takes them in broader directions than the typical, "I wish I had a heart," said the broken-hearted Tin Man.

It's also nice to see that the movie is actually utilizing real sets other than relying on a green screen 100% of the time- Are you listening George Lucas? Honestly, I'm quite liking it. Good pacing. I love Zooey Deschanel. The best thing I can compare it to is The 10th Kingdom, but it's actually much better than that movie too.

Give it a chance. Keep your expectations very low, and you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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