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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.

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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

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

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25 December 2014 (USA)  »

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En el bosque  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$122,446,032 (USA) (29 January 2015)
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This is Anna Kendrick's third musical and James Corden's second. Her first two being Camp (2003) and Pitch Perfect (2012) and his being Begin Again (2014). See more »

Goofs

A camera (or cameraman) can be seen in the puddles on the left during The Baker's Wife's first interaction with Cinderella. See more »

Quotes

Jack: [singing] And you scramble down, and you look below at the world you left, and the things you know. The roof, the house, and your mother at the door.The roof, the house, and the world you'd never thought to explore. And you think of all of the things you'd seen. And you wish that you could live in-between. And you're back again, only different than before.
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No music plays during the Disney logo. It is also seen through a green filter with no fireworks. Some tree branches are seen in between the castle as well as the moon. See more »


Soundtracks

Stay with Me
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Meryl Streep
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I hate musicals after seeing this
31 December 2014 | by (Madison, WI) – See all my reviews

I didn't know this was a musical. I just saw the Disney logo and the movie poster looked interesting so decided to give it a shot ... Wow. The first 20 mins they sing the same melody over and over. I guess I don't like musicals, so I'm trying to be fair, but this movie's still awful. I'd have a different opinion if the lyrics were clever or funny. But they're not. They're just boring, 99% of the time pointing out the obvious, over and over. Worse, the plot is just a rehash of well known fairy tales. Nothing fresh or original until the toward the end, which is actually the worst part of the movie. Really. It was like the writer just pulled random events from a hat and decided to use them for a plot. And worst of all, the few characters that are interesting are killed off, leaving weak secondary characters that the viewer doesn't care about, but that doesn't stop them from singing unfortunately.


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