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Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)

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Shortly after a tornado rips through her Kansas home, Dorothy returns to Oz to save her friends from a villainous jester.

Writers:

Roger S. Baum (novel) (as Roger Stanton Baum), Randi Barnes (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Aykroyd ... Scarecrow (voice)
Jim Belushi ... Lion (voice) (as James Belushi)
Kelsey Grammer ... Tin Man (voice)
Lea Michele ... Dorothy (voice)
Tacey Adams ... Aunt Em (voice)
Michael Krawic ... Uncle Henry (voice)
Martin Short ... The Appraiser / The Jester (voice)
Bernadette Peters ... Glinda (voice)
Randi Soyland Randi Soyland ... You / Handmaiden / Flying Monkey / Additional Voices (voice) (as Randi Vamos Soyland)
Oliver Platt ... Wiser (voice)
Hugh Dancy ... Marshal Mallow (voice)
Brian Blessed ... Judge Jawbreaker (voice)
Douglas Hodge ... Fruit Striped Lawyer (voice)
Debi Derryberry ... Stenographer (voice)
Randy Crenshaw ... China Guard / Kansas Sheriff (voice)
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Storyline

In the Land of Oz, the Emerald City's co-leaders, the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, discover that an evil Jester has stolen the broomstick of his sister, the late Wicked Witch of the West, and taken control over the Flying Monkeys. With Oz's future at stake, the Scarecrow decides to use his invention called the Rainbow Mover to summon Dorothy Gale to save the kingdom again. However, flying monkeys invade the castle and force the trio out the window. In Kansas, Dorothy's farm has been wrecked by a tornado, leaving it in disrepair. A sleazy man claiming to be a government appraiser arrives and condemns the farmhouse, handing the Gales an eviction notice. Dorothy discovers people all across town have been handed the same notices and are moving on. Dorothy and Toto encounter a rainbow which transports them to Oz, but not to the Emerald City as intended.

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A New Adventure Begins See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some scary images and mild peril | See all certifications »

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Trivia

WILHELM SCREAM: A China soldier, knocked down by a Munchkin soldier. See more »

Quotes

Tin Man: I can only imagine how you must feel. Trapped alone in a giant rainbow. Surrounded by colors! It must be
[sobs]
Tin Man: horrible...
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Crazy Credits

Unusual Credit Style: In the closing credits, there are numerous entries for co-producers & other "producer" positions that list both husband & wife for each credit entry, such as "Jack & Jill Jones". Some credits are simply listed as a family unit. One such co-producer is listed as "The Ross Family". It is rare that credits are given in groupings of families. Most credits are a single person's name. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

When the World Finale
(uncredited)
Written by Tift Merritt
Performed by Lea Michele
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Another failed attempt.
15 June 2014 | by trylontheatre1See all my reviews

Disney tried to recreate the magic of the 1939 classic motion picture with OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL; it didn't work and it doesn't work with this latest animated movie. The posters made it look interesting, but than there is the film itself. The story line was lousy and all the name star's voices did not help the picture. Can't the makers of movies, like this, see that it isn't good? Doesn't Hollywood have screening rooms any more? And what is with all these great reviews for this movie? Come on now. The way people write about this film you would think it was the second coming!!! Today's filmmakers need to forget about messing with one of the greatest motion pictures ever made and come up with new ideas.


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Country:

USA | India

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dorothy of Oz See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,747,780, 11 May 2014

Gross USA:

$8,462,347

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,755,418
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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