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Into the Woods (2014)

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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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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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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  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

At one point during his performance in the intentionally broad song "Agony," and again when addressing the panicking palace crowds, Chris Pine does an impression of William Shatner. Pine is also a star of the rebooted Star Trek (2009) movie series; he plays Captain James T. Kirk, a role originated by Shatner in Star Trek (1966). 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: Magic what type of magic?
Baker's Wife: Tell him.
Baker: Magic that, uh, defies description.
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There are no opening credits. The title does not appear until the end of the film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Film '72: Episode dated 17 December 2014 (2014) See more »

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Moments in the Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Emily Blunt
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Into the abyss
8 January 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I wish I could say that this was a great, even good movie but alas Terrible is the word I would use ! I love fantasy, I like musicals but this fantasy musical was a non starter and didn't end soon enough. The singing and songs from the start were mind numbing on the point of brain washing with they"r nonsensical repetitiveness. So many great actors, such lovely scenery and backdrops yet what a total loser of a movie. I think if this had have been a non musical offering or along the lines of the TV series " Once Upon A Time" I'm sure it would have worked out much better. I think this was always destined for the stage rather than the big screen I am disappointed to say.


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