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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

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Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

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James Bobin

Writers:

Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Lewis Carroll (books)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Hatter Tarrant Hightopp
Mia Wasikowska ... Alice Kingsleigh
Helena Bonham Carter ... Iracebeth
Anne Hathaway ... Mirana
Sacha Baron Cohen ... Time
Rhys Ifans ... Zanik Hightopp
Matt Lucas ... Tweedledee / Tweedledum
Lindsay Duncan ... Helen Kingsleigh
Leo Bill ... Hamish
Geraldine James ... Lady Ascot
Andrew Scott ... Dr. Addison Bennet
Richard Armitage ... King Oleron
Ed Speleers ... James Harcourt
Alan Rickman ... Absolem (voice)
Timothy Spall ... Bayard (voice)
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Storyline

Alice returns to the magical world of Underland, only to find the Hatter in a horrible state. With the help of her friends, Alice must travel through time to save the Mad Hatter and Underland's fate from the evil clutches of the Red Queen and a clock like creature, known as Time. Written by Ghostface

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Rated PG for fantasy action/peril and some language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Into the Looking Glass See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,112,000, 29 May 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$77,042,381

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$299,455,833
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1.85 : 1
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Three Words: Waste of TIME
3 June 2016 | by jtbunchSee all my reviews

This film is a classic example of a studio's desire to make money. The first one did so well, over a billion dollars world wide, that they felt they had to make a sequel. Well, guess what studio! It will take a miracle for this film to make as much as the first one.

Overall the film was terrible. The story was terrible. The acting was terrible. In fact, to me it seemed as if they dumbed down the characters. The characters, including Alice, were not very likable. The best scene in the movie is the opening scene. In this scene Alice is portrayed as smart, daring, brave, and a strong leader. Then she gets to wonderland and she suddenly makes a lot of decisions without really thinking them through and they aren't good.

The special effects. I don't know that I would call the special effects terrible, but they were definitely over done.

Cinematography, not impressed. The occasional close facial shot is nice, but this film has way too many.

In the end, it was a WASTE OF TIME! Not only a waste of my time, but a waste of the studio's time. It took them six years to make this film. They clearly did not use their time wisely. I recommend the studio executives re-watch this film, assuming they have already seen it. Perhaps it will teach them how valuable time is.


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