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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 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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Dorothy Gale's granddaughter returns to Oz to fight evil.

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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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The Adventure Never Ends See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Martin Short, Jim Belushi, and Dan Aykroyd all are former Saturday Night Live (1975) regular cast members. 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 »


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Written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance
Performed by Lea Michele and Company
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Not For Anyone Over 5
26 October 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

This is supposed to be based on a book written by L. Frank Baum's grandson. Congrats to him for cashing in on granddad's legacy, I guess. The new characters are entirely forgettable so I won't bother discussing them. Why is Dorothy wearing cowgirl boots? Is that a thing? The opening credits go on way too long. The animation isn't the greatest. The backgrounds are flat and cheap. At times the movie looks like a video game made ten years ago. The voice work is passable but the actors can't make this work. Martin Short is having a field day but his enthusiasm is not contagious. The songs are very bland. Think 'Christian pop music' bland. The song about candy had me questioning why I was watching a movie clearly meant for toddlers. Man, it's pretty insufferable. I kept checking the time and thinking about my life choices. Look, if you're a parent of little ones, maybe they'll like it. If you're an adult who isn't very bright, maybe you'll like it. The rest of you, I would suggest you avoid this. It's not something most adults or teens will like. It's childish, corny, and boring.


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Country:

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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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Color
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