Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: It suffers from some tonal inconsistency and a deflated sense of wonder, but Oz the Great and Powerful still packs enough visual dazzle and clever wit to be entertaining in its own right.


Movie Info

Disney's fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful," directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved wizard character. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he's hit the jackpot-fame and fortune are his for the taking-that is until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced … More

Rating: PG (for sequences of action and scary images, and brief mild language)
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: L. Frank Baum, Mitchell Kapner, David Lindsay-Abaire
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 11, 2013
Box Office: $234.9M
Runtime:
Walt Disney Pictures - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Oz the Great and Powerful

All Critics (243) | Top Critics (48)

The twister that comes to whirl Oscar into Oz is so preordained you could find its departure information and flight time from an airport travel board.

Full Review… | January 3, 2014
Grantland
Top Critic

While the movie looks great and kicks into satisfying high gear as it heads toward the last act...the tinhorn feeling of the bulk...leaves one yearning for another trip down the yellow brick road-the one first glimpsed by audiences in 1939.

Full Review… | June 27, 2014
Windy City Times

Antithetical to the horror excursions Sam Raimi built his name on, iOz the Great and Powerful is a heartwarming fantasy drenched in opulence.

Full Review… | February 1, 2014
Movie Mezzanine

Just not the best director Sam Raimi is capable of offering his audience...

Full Review… | October 20, 2013
Cinema Crazed

This is the kind of movie that doesn't so much rush off the screen as it prances off with its nose turned up in the air.

Full Review… | July 18, 2013
Cinemaphile.org

A marvelously candy-colored and overall-pretty-fun-nothing-great-but-it's-all-right fantasy adventure.

Full Review… | July 13, 2013
EricDSnider.com

Audience Reviews for Oz the Great and Powerful

½

Light, fluffy yet endearing Disney entertainment.

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Liam Gadd
Liam Gadd

Super Reviewer

½

So much effort was spent on making the surroundings look lovely, so why did the costuming and the special effects look so cheap? Especially Theodora and Glinda's outfits were horrible. The acting left a lot to be desired as well, Rachel Weisz and Bill Cobbs probably being the only ones who didn't make me cringe.

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vierasesine
vieras esine

Super Reviewer

My review echos that of many others: the main Wizard character was an unlikeable womanizer and acted with no real passion or conviction by James Franco. There was no sense of innocence and discovery, except for maybe the little china doll and the cute monkey companion. Also missing were the catchy songs which the Wizard of Oz had.

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Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer

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