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Into the Woods (2014)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy, Musical  |  25 December 2014 (USA)
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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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Be careful what you wish for


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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:

$127,997,349 (USA) (10 April 2015)
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Trivia

There have been several other attempts to bring "Into the Woods" to the screen. At one point in 1994, it got as far as a reading at Penny Marshall's house, with Robin Williams, Goldie Hawn, and Cher; later, it was developed at Columbia Pictures with director Rob Minkoff attached and Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, and Susan Sarandon in talks to star. 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. See more »

Quotes

Baker: As the Prince anxiously waited, the stepmother took matters, and Florinda's foot, into her own hands.
Florinda: Careful, my toe!
Stepmother: Darling, I know!
Florinda: What will we do?
Stepmother: It'll have to go/but when you're his bride/you can sit or ride/you'll never need to walk!
[cuts off Florinda's toe and Florinda screams in pain]
Baker: Minus one toe, Florinda mounted the Prince's horse, unaware of the blood dripping from the slipper. Lucinda was next...
Lucinda: Why won't it fit?
Stepmother: Darling, be still/cut off a bit of the heel and it will/and when...
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Crazy Credits

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 »


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Your Fault
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Daniel Huttlestone, James Corden, Lilla Crawford, Meryl Streep and Anna Kendrick
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Just don't watch it... I feel bad for the all star cast of this garbage of a film.
8 January 2015 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Excited to see Disney's "Into the Woods". It has Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, and a few other great people. It has a very talented, all start cast... We went and saw it yesterday... AND? It was HORRIBLE. I fell asleep eventually and just kept waiting for the worst musical i've ever seen to end... it wasn't even a musical! They weren't even singing! They were talk singing.. It was just BAD. Very very poorly written movie. I honestly feel bad for the cast because they are all so talented but the storyline was horrible. The little boy was a very good singer (he actually sang in a couple short parts)..

Johnny Depp's role? Very small and if you watch it, i'm positive his character is a pedophile... The way he follows red riding hood around. He's talking about her succulent flesh and how she doesn't even have any lumps.. (what lumps is he referring to?? Just me?).. He goes on to pull his coat open like someone who's going to flash someone and it turns out he has a coat full of candy he's trying to lure her with.. (Not something a pedo would do at all...).. I'm not making fun of Johnny Depp at all but you just have to watch it, i'm convinced whoever wrote this movie was a loon, a pedophile, and a downright pervert! Prince charming even cheats on Cinderella!! What!!! Shame on you for putting this giant piece of crap out Disney. Walt Disney rolled over and died a second time in his grave at the release of this film...


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