• Into the Woods (2014)

Into the Woods

Release Date: December 25th, 2014

DVD Release Date: March 24th, 2015

PG |2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary

As the result of the curse of a once-beautiful witch (Meryl Streep), a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) are childless. Three days before the rise of a blue moon, they venture into the forest to find the ingredients that will reverse the spell and restore the witch's beauty: a milk-white cow, hair as yellow as corn, a blood-red cape, and a slipper of gold. During their journey, they meet Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack, each one on a quest to fulfill a wish.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski

Director: Rob Marshall

Genres: Fantasy , Musical

Production Co: Marc Platt Productions, Lucamar

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Spirited , Revenge , Quest , Wife , Melodramatic , Witty , Charming ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This twisty fairy-tale mash-up shows an appreciation for the virtues of old-fashioned storytelling, along with a welcome dash of subversive wit. It benefits from respect for the source material, enticing production values and a populous gallery of sharp character portraits from a delightful cast. show more

  • 88
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Marshall deserves credit for knowing how to shoot and cut (alongside editor Wyatt Smith, “Thor: The Dark World”) a musical number, and his work here ranks much closer to his success with “Chicago” than to his dismal “Nine.” show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Johnny Depp, in bushy eyebrows, sinister mustache, and a suit and hat of fur, may be too cartoonishly lascivious for his own good as the wolf who pursues the girl in the scarlet cape to Grandmother's house. But then he gets to croon the couplet, "There's no way to describe what you feel / When you're talking to your meal." Delicious. show more

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Nominated Production Design
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical