PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.
Given their history of producing musicals, it's surprising that this is only the second theatrical film adaptation of a Broadway play or musical by The Walt Disney Company. The first was Babes in Toyland (1934), an adaption of the Victor Herbert operetta.
Little Red Riding Hood:
Do not put your faith in a cape and a hood, they will not protect you the way that they should. And take extra care with strangers, even flowers have their dangers, and though scary is exciting, nice is different than good.
The hair that the Baker's wife takes from Rapunzel is considerably shorter in subsequent shots.
The Disney logo appears without music and fireworks, and is flanked by forest trees and the full moon, reflecting the woods setting of the story.
$31,051,923 (USA) (28 December 2014)
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