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Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Synopsis
Dorothy returns to Oz.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Yet if you’re old enough to read this and you find yourself at a screening, try thinking about the munchkins who worked so hard on the...
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40

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return lacks any sense of magic.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
It’s a loud Oz hodgepodge that never adheres to a prevailing tone long enough to allow viewers to emotionally engage with those characters...
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38

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
A harmless but almost charmless adaptation of a book by L. Frank Baum’s grandson.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
Maybe this is unreasonable, but I can’t help thinking that if you’re going to make a movie with “Oz” in the title, you’d better be prepared...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
All the brains, heart and courage in the world can't save a movie that doesn't have a third act.
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25

RogerEbert.com

By Susan Wloszczyna
This is one of those movies that parents will have to ask themselves if they love their child enough to sit through it. At least "The Nut...
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25

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
This is mythology that’s famously transportive in every sense, but the animators struggle to take us anywhere truly captivating, or even...
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25

Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
With dubious scruples, and much Broadway-style caterwauling, the film imagines what The Wizard of Oz would look like with a...
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The Dissolve

By Nathan Rabin
It’s simply tacky consumer product that dishonors the famous name in its title—the same one that’s keeping this film from the...
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Fun for the whole family

By davidmatuszak
What a truly entertaining movie for kids. Even our picky teenage 15 year old daughter was entertained. The soundtrack is fabulous and Lea Michele hit it out of the park as Dorothy. The movie...

Avoid, avoid, avoid!

By barbbutleris
My 5 year old enjoyed it, but it was a fight for me to stay awake during the moving. Story was weak. While they were intent on introducing new characters to the audience, none were memorable or...

Legends of Oz

By joeo715
Great movie! I saw this last year at the Cannes Film Festival...

Fantastic 3D Animated Movie!

By Thagenhoff
I got to see a screening of this movie, and it is not short on terrific visualization, great 3D animation, and terrific talent. It was fun, entertaining, and good for all ages. The songs are...

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Decent Movie

By eclark
It kept my 3 year old attention, Rio 2 didn't do that, but then again my daughter loves the original Wizard of Oz....

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Legends of Oz, Dorothys Return

By vegaslopez
This movie was great! The songs and lyrics are sure to be favorites for everyone for years to come. A must see film for families....

Legend's Of Oz:Dorothy's Return

By imatuaz
Good movie, I;m just a big kid at heart so I enjoyed it a lot....

So-So

By mercedesmendive
I'm normally the parent who most of the time doesn't agree with the critics. Legends of Oz was okay but honestly, I nearly fell asleep twice. A women four seats down from me actually was asleep....

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Rated PG | For Some Scary Images and Mild Peril
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Kids will like well-intentioned sequel, but it lacks magic.
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