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PG| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
When shady circus magician Oscar Diggs (James Franco) is hurled away from Kansas into the wonderful land of Oz, he thinks that fame and fortune are his for the taking. However, three witches -- Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams) -- remain unconvinced that Oscar is the great wizard that the inhabitants of Oz need and expect. Reluctantly drawn into Oz's epic problems, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it's too late.

Cast: James Franco , Mila Kunis , Rachel Weisz , Michelle Williams , Zach Braff , Bill Cobbs , Joey King , Tony Cox

Director: Sam Raimi

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: Walt Disney

Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

Release Date: March 8th, 2013|2 hr. 10 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 66 )
  • There's no Judy Garland songs, no Scarecrow, no Tin Man, no Cowardly Lion. There's also no simplicity, no magic, no truth. show more

  • That's why the more you like the Judy Garland film, the more you might appreciate Oz the Great and Powerful. Appreciate. Enjoy. Admire. Be glad to see. Have fun with ... But as for love - well, love will be harder to come by. show more

  • Oz the Great and Powerful, like so many products of movie studios that have lost their way, is a Tin Man of epic proportions — bright and shiny, with no heart. show more

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  • July 28, 2013 BlondeDee
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    I\'ll stick with the original. This was a long and boring movie. Even the acting was bad. I think James Franco is overrated. The porcelain doll was annoying and added nothing to the movie.

  • July 06, 2013 What it do?
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    BORING.. I haven\'t fell asleep in a movie sense i was 13 and this movie did it for me. I dont think I saw but 5minutes of action in the movie ! YAWN

  • July 01, 2013 yd00000000155853
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    it was OK i was not impressed

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Oz: The Great and Powerful,' 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters'

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Natasha Young on Jun 11th, 2013 3:15PM

Disney Moviefone's New Release of the Week "Oz: The Great and Powerful" What's it about? The classic "Wizard of Oz" story from the Wonderful Wizard's perspective, played by James Franco with a...

Weekend Box Office: 'Oz the Great and Powerful' Casts $80 Million Spell

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Mar 10th, 2013 12:53PM

LOS ANGELES -- "Oz the Great and the Powerful" clicked with moviegoers.Disney's 3-D prequel to the classic L. Frank Baum tale "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" debuted in first place and earned $80.3...

James Franco Gets His Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Mar 8th, 2013 4:25PM

It's been a magical week for James Franco. Not only was the 3D Disney spectacular he stars in, "Oz the Great and Powerful," released, but Franco was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of...

'Oz' Fan Art: Witches, Monkeys and Dorothy, Oh My!

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Mar 8th, 2013 12:54PM

With "Oz the Great and Powerful" hitting theaters this weekend, it's time to revisit one of the most imaginative fantasy lands ever conceived in storytelling. Generations of fans have grown up with...

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