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Still shot from the movie: Oz The Great and Powerful.

Oz The Great and Powerful

Have you ever wondered how the Wizard of Oz got that auspicious title? Find out in this tale of a Kansas magician (James Franco) who gets swept away by a tornado into a bewitched land where he must prove he can be great and powerful. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 131
Theater Release: 07 Mar 2013
Video Release: 11 Jun 2013
MPAA Rating: PG
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This movie is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz. This classic story was the inspiration behind The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz. Other characters find themselves in strange lands where they are greeted with great expectations in Alice in Wonderland, Gulliver’s Travels and The Chronicles of Narnia.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Oz the Great and Powerful

Release Date: 11 June 2013

Oz the Great and Powerful releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy, Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy or Blu-ray 3D/Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Bloopers

- Walt Disney and the Road to Oz

- The Magic of ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ (Second Screen Experience)

- My Journey in Oz by James Franco

- Mr. Elfman’s Musical Concoctions

- China Girl and the Suspension of Disbelief

- Before Your Very Eyes: From Kansas to Oz

- Mila’s Metamorphosis

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