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 10 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 »

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Trivia

Sissy Spacek was considered for the Witch. 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

Little Red Riding Hood: Isn't it nice to know a lot... and a little bit not...
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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 Evening Urgant: Irina Allegrova (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Cinderella at the Grave
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Joanna Riding
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25 December 2014 | by anoermanSee all my reviews

Clearly people did not realize that this was a play first. This isn't some animated bubble gum pop Disney movie. And if that's what you are expecting then don't come. Watch the play from the 80's before you come see this so you understand what this movie is about. This adaption has a great cast and great music. The scenery is also impressive. If you're looking for something that actually has character you can get behind, than I encourage you to view this film. If you're looking for a singing dog or something...this isn't the movie for you. This isn't frozen or lion king. Just because Disney is in connection with it doesn't mean it's something you bring your 3 year old to. They would get bored. It's more of an adult thing and has a good view fr each character. It does jump around to characters. But it's to try and connect their stories together


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Into the Woods See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,051,923, 28 December 2014

Gross USA:

$128,002,372

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$212,902,372
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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