Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy


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A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers.


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  • Tony Cox at an event for Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
  • Joey King in Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
  • James Franco at an event for Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
  • Zach Braff and James Franco in Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
  • Donald Faison at an event for Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

After the tornado sequence, just before Oz loses control of the balloon, one of the nearby mountaintops is in the shape of the Wicked Witch on a broom.


Quotes

Front Gate Barker: Hurry, hurry, step this way. Get your tickets now. Don't be shut out, friend. Step this way. See the most wondrous sights imaginable. pulled from the four corners of the Earth. Acts to delight, to thrill and to mystify! Walk through these gates and ...


Goofs

When the hot air balloon gets pulled in to the tornado, the top hat is snatched off his head by the wind. When gravity is affected, the hat comes up out of the basket.


Crazy Credits

The opening credits are seen in a 1930s nickelodeon, with certain credits having their own qualities:

  • James Franco's credit appears in a puff of smoke
  • Mila Kunis' credit appears alongside a couple dancing (whose shadow turns into that of the Wicked Witch)
  • Rachel Weisz's credit is held by monkeys
  • Michelle Williams' credit is contained within a bubble
  • Zach Braff's credit appears with a puppet of Finley
  • the make-up credits Greg Nicotero and Howard Bergman are seen with an eye mask
  • VFX supervisor Scott Stokdyk's credit is seen within an optical illusion
  • composer Danny Elfman's credit is seen with a trumpet
  • the costume designers' credits are seen fitting clothes on an elephant
  • production designer Robert Stromberg's credit is seen in China Town
  • cinematographer Peter Deming's credit is seen with the projector
  • the screenwriters' credit is seen within a tornado
  • and director Sam Raimi's credit is seen within a crystal ball.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Family | Fantasy

Details

Release Date:

8 March 2013

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$215,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

HUF 51,945,722 (Hungary) (10 March 2013)

Gross:

$234,911,825 (USA) (13 September 2013)

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