Alice in Wonderland (1999)




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The wizards behind The Odyssey (1997) and Merlin (1998) combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.
Action & Adventure , Comedy , Kids & Family , Television
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Artisan Entertainment


Martin Short
as Mad Hatter
Whoopi Goldberg
as Cheshire Cat
Gene Wilder
as Mock Turtle
Christopher Lloyd
as White Knight
Miranda Richardson
as Queen of Hearts
Ben Kingsley
as Major Caterpillar
Robbie Coltrane
as Ned Tweedledum
George Wendt
as Fred Tweedledee
Peter Ustinov
as Walrus
Simon Russell Beale
as King of Hearts
Jason Flemyng
as Knave of Hearts
Kiran Shah
as White Rabbit
Jason Byrne
as Pat the Gardener
Paddy Joyce
as Bill the Gardener
Murray Melvin
as Chief Executioner
Ken Dodd
as Mr. Mouse
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Critic Reviews for Alice in Wonderland

All Critics (6)

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February 23, 2004
AV Club
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July 22, 2005

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Full Review… | April 6, 2005
Empire Magazine

The Flop that tried

October 19, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

Audience Reviews for Alice in Wonderland

Shrill, flat filming of a classic tale. Many stars are wasted here, the voice Miranda Richardson affects for the Red Queen may be intended to be funny but is incredibly grating instead.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Beautiful High-budget CGI realization of Wonderland! Nice fantasy creatures and characters; some computerized and some Henson-created. The assorted settings are magnificent to behold. The All-Star cast is impressive. The pacing is somewhat bogged down by insignificant long scenes (eg. the Griffon and Mock Turtle, the Library and the Greenhouse Gardeners). I suggest fast-forwarding through those scenes to improve flow. Martin Short is good as the Mad Hatter. Whoopi Goldberg makes a good Cheshire Cat. The story has a nice theme of Alice's Wonderland encounters helping her gain confidence to perform a a song in at her parents' tea party.

Lafe Fredbjornson
Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer


I feel the all star cast in this film was a little overkill. Granted, Louis Carrol?s ?Alice in Wonderland? is a classic and deserves for the film to tell it well and really capture the adventure and imagination and all this was certainly the case, unfortunately, this is one film that I feel only benefited a younger audience as such, the famous actors could be quite lost on them.

Lady D'arbanville
Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer

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