Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

Dorothy is whisked back to Oz in this animated family adventure, following her attempts to save the land from a new villain – The Jester. Features the voice of Dan Aykroyd as Scarecrow, Kelsey Grammer as Tin Man and Oliver Platt as Wiser the owl. Plus, a soundtrack by Bryan Adams.

The story is based on the kids novel Dorothy of Oz, a sequel written by Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum's grandson. From Prana Studios, the co-animators of Disney's Tinker Bell series of films.

2013Rating: PG, Mild fantasy violence and some scary scenes93 minsUSA, IndiaPrana Studios
AdventureAnimatedKids & FamilyKidsMusical
Director:
Will Finn ('The Road to El Dorado', 'Home on the Range')Dan St. Pierre ('Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey')
Writer:
Adam BalsamRandi Barnes
Cast:
Dan AykroydJames BelushiKelsey GrammerLea MicheleTacey AdamsMichael Krawic
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

“Oh, Toto, this doesn’t look like the Oz I remember,” Dorothy murmurs at one point. Truer words were never spoken.

Total Film

Total Film

press

A cheap and charmless reminder to leave the classics alone.

1.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Even by the standards of allowance-snatching half-term filler, this is pretty indifferent.

2.0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

It’s simply tacky consumer product that dishonors the famous name in its title—the same one that’s keeping this film from the direct-to-video burial it deserves.

1.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

It’s a loud Oz hodgepodge that never adheres to a prevailing tone long enough to allow viewers to emotionally engage with those characters in spite of some admittedly inspired CG flourishes.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Kid-friendly with some neat visuals. Adults will appreciate the dulcet tones of Frasier as the Tin Man.

3.0
Variety

Variety

press

“Oh, Toto, this doesn’t look like the Oz I remember,” Dorothy murmurs at one point. Truer words were never spoken.

Total Film

Total Film

press

A cheap and charmless reminder to leave the classics alone.

1.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Even by the standards of allowance-snatching half-term filler, this is pretty indifferent.

2.0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

It’s simply tacky consumer product that dishonors the famous name in its title—the same one that’s keeping this film from the direct-to-video burial it deserves.

1.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

It’s a loud Oz hodgepodge that never adheres to a prevailing tone long enough to allow viewers to emotionally engage with those characters in spite of some admittedly inspired CG flourishes.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Kid-friendly with some neat visuals. Adults will appreciate the dulcet tones of Frasier as the Tin Man.

3.0

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