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Oz the Great and Powerful

Rated PG for sequences of action and scary images, and brief mild language.

PG In Theaters 03/8/2013 , 130min.
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Viewer Score
72%
Viewer score based on 100 ratings
44%
Critic score based on 42 reviews

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July 28, 2013
deespeier
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
arae726
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
it was OK i was not impressed
June 18, 2013
anysonnyprice
Sooooo boring! my daughters were bored out of their minds. The original was and will always be the best! The actors were so dramatic, it was pathetic!
June 15, 2013
mrgdwrench4111
much better than i thouhgt it would be . A good movie worth seeing or renting

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Entertainment Weekly
The film is stuffed with three endings too many. You can't blame Raimi for wanting to give us our money's worth. But after a while, you just want him to get to the Happily Ever After already. Full Review
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
This trip isn’t so notable. It’s not bad. Some bits are enjoyable. But ultimately, other than some genuinely impressive visuals, it never makes a compelling-enough case to justify its existence. Full Review
Bob Mondello
NPR
Oz the Great and Powerful tells the story of how the Wizard came to Oz, answering a question I suspect no one was asking, but with considerable digital wizardry. Full Review
Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine
An amorphous melange of ill-fitting reference points and misappropriated aesthetics, a lumbering family blockbuster both tiresome and wholly indistinct. Full Review
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
Don’t be fooled by the smoke and mirrors. There is nothing here that is great, or powerful. Worst of all, there’s nothing here that even feels like Oz. Full Review
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