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Writers (WGA):
Mitchell Kapner (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
8 March 2013 (USA) See more »
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A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Huge Disappointment See more (520 total) »


  (Cast overview, first billed only)

James Franco ... Oz

Mila Kunis ... Theodora / Wicked Witch of the West

Rachel Weisz ... Evanora

Michelle Williams ... Annie / Glinda

Zach Braff ... Frank / Finley

Bill Cobbs ... Master Tinker

Joey King ... Girl in Wheelchair / China Girl

Tony Cox ... Knuck

Stephen R. Hart ... Winkie General

Abigail Spencer ... May (as Abigail Leigh Spencer)

Bruce Campbell ... Winkie Gate Keeper

Ted Raimi ... Skeptic in Audience

Tim Holmes ... Strongman

Toni Wynne ... Strongman's Wife
Rob Crites ... Firebreather
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Rated PG for sequences of action and scary images, and brief mild language
130 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Robert Stromberg studied the films of Frank Capra and James Wong Howe to achieve the appropriate Art Deco design for the Emerald City of Oz.See more »
Continuity: When the hot air balloon gets pulled in to the tornado, the top hat is snatched off his head by the wind. When gravity is affected, the hat comes up out of the basket.See more »
[first lines]
Front Gate Barker:Hurry, hurry, step this way. Get your tickets now. Don't be shut out, friend. Step this way. See the most wondrous sights imaginable. pulled from the four corners of the Earth. Acts to delight, to thrill and to mystify! Walk through these gates and into the world of wonder.
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48 out of 92 people found the following review useful.
Huge Disappointment, 17 March 2013
Author: Caren Young from United States

I don't even want to think about how much money this movie cost. Even seeing it in 3-D didn't help. I found myself nodding off once or twice, it was that boring. All the special effects in the world won't fix lousy acting, bad casting and total lack of a plot. James Franco was terribly miscast. It was like watching that fiasco of him hosting the Oscars with poor Anne Hathaway. The little china doll was a better actor!

Mila Kunis was beautiful but disappointing; Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams did their best to save a terrible movie. Zach Braff was also good and probably should have been the wizard. Really wish I'd spent my money and time on something else.

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