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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.

Director:

Rob Marshall

Writers:

James Lapine (screenplay by), James Lapine (based on the musical by)
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Kendrick ... Cinderella
Daniel Huttlestone ... Jack
James Corden ... Baker / Narrator
Emily Blunt ... Baker's Wife
Christine Baranski ... Stepmother
Tammy Blanchard ... Florinda
Lucy Punch ... Lucinda
Tracey Ullman ... Jack's Mother
Lilla Crawford ... Little Red Riding Hood
Meryl Streep ... Witch
Simon Russell Beale ... Baker's Father
Joanna Riding Joanna Riding ... Cinderella's Mother
Johnny Depp ... Wolf
Billy Magnussen ... Rapunzel's Prince
Mackenzie Mauzy ... Rapunzel
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Storyline

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En el bosque See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,051,923, 28 December 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$128,002,372

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$212,902,372
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tracey Ullman, who plays Jack's mother, sang live on set during filming. See more »

Goofs

A "Blue Moon" is a full moon, the second one occurring in the same calendar month (which happens infrequently). But the pictures shown of the moon at midnight are all of new moons, just a thin sliver visible. See more »

Quotes

Jack: Magic what type of magic?
Baker's Wife: Tell him.
Baker: Magic that, uh, defies description.
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Crazy Credits

The Disney logo appears without music and fireworks, and is flanked by forest trees and the full moon, reflecting the woods setting of the story. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Question Jury: Episode #2.19 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Agony
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Chris Pine and Billy Magnussen
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I hate musicals after seeing this
31 December 2014 | by laughinggiraffe0See 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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