MOVIEmeter
Top 500
Down 15 this week

Into the Woods (2014)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy, Musical  |  25 December 2014 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 78,886 users   Metascore: 69/100
Reviews: 708 user | 307 critic | 41 from Metacritic.com

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (musical), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $14.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 23 Feb 2014
 
a list of 21 titles
created 16 Jun 2014
 
a list of 37 titles
created 17 Jun 2014
 
a list of 25 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Into the Woods" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Into the Woods (2014)

Into the Woods (2014) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Into the Woods.

User Polls

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives for ever.

Director: Tom Hooper
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.

Director: Jason Moore
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.

Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage
Mortdecai (2015)
Action | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost Nazi gold.

Director: David Koepp
Stars: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor
Seventh Son I (2014)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When Mother Malkin, the queen of evil witches, escapes the pit she was imprisoned in by professional monster hunter Spook decades ago and kills his apprentice, he recruits young Tom, the seventh son of the seventh son, to help him.

Director: Sergey Bodrov
Stars: Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.

Directors: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Stars: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.

Director: Elizabeth Banks
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.

Director: David Frankel
Stars: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Two teens, both who have different cancer conditions, fall in love after meeting at a cancer support group.

Director: Josh Boone
Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff
Action | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.

Director: Wes Ball
Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Baker's Father
Joanna Riding ...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Be careful what you wish for


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, fantasy action and peril, and some suggestive material. | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

25 December 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

En el bosque  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,021,000 (USA) (26 December 2014)

Gross:

$127,997,349 (USA) (10 April 2015)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Emily Blunt found out about her Golden Globe nomination for the film, while she was having a massage in Dubai, where she served as a member of the Dubai Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

The Witch can use magic to teleport, and therefore would not need to climb Rapunzel's hair to get into the tower. However, we have no idea what magical powers she is prepared to reveal to Rapunzel. It is quite possible she does not want to be thought of as a witch. See more »

Quotes

Baker's Wife: You got the cape?
Baker: What have you done with the cow?
Baker's Wife: ...She ran away.
Baker: What?
Baker's Wife: Never reached home. I've been looking for her all night!
Baker: How could you!
Baker's Wife: Well she might just as easily run away from you.
Baker: But she didn't.
Baker's Wife: But she might've done!
Baker: But she didn't!
[...]
See more »

Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits. The title does not appear until the end of the film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Atop the Fourth Wall: The Hobbit #3 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Giants in the Sky
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Daniel Huttlestone
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Horrible/ Misleading/ Boring
29 December 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

First off- this movie is a MUSICAL which Disney so cleverly seemed to forget to point out during the trailer, Im not a Broadway fan so I was quite surprised when the first 20 minutes was one long mindless song in which the characters would sing about anything that came to mind. After that settled, the ENTIRE movie barring maybe 15 minutes is all one giant uninteresting song that had no charm or zest to make it memorable. The few big things I will point out to discourage you from watching this mess is the singing was dreadful and unmemorable, confusing and thin storyline that seemed it was made through a game of pin the donkey, the cast choice was weird especially Anna Kendrick who did not fit the role of Cinderalla at all. Also how the movie dragged on for another 45 minutes after seemingly ending nicely after which many people decided to leave the theatre.

My main conclusion- lots of potential- falls completely short through the slowness and utter chaotic storyline, dreadful and boring songs that engulf the movie into a mindless musical about utter nonsense, and a cast that you wish would disappear 20 minutes into the movie. Disney tricked me into seeing this knowing that it being a musical would not attract many people, but movies like grease put this disaster to shame. 1/10- (one positive- I had a fantastic sleep during the last 20 minutes)


71 of 123 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A really big missed opportunity jvanness90
Typical movie critics like, but people don't? gronsk
The ignorance behind Into the Woods is a symptom of a much bigger issue blutraine
6.3 Rating?? That's actually ridiculous lilanodogs
Inconsistent Accents Cali7
The IMDb reviews for this are ridiculous. olaf10801
Discuss Into the Woods (2014) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?