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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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Oz The Great and Powerful is rated PG: for sequences of action and scary images, and brief mild language.

Director: Sam Raimi
Cast: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis
Studio: 2013 Walt Disney Studios
Website: Official site for Oz The Great and Powerful.

Detailed Review

Creating a prequel for a movie as legendary as the classic 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz takes a fair amount of ego, but then ego is what… 
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Why Is Oz The Great and Powerful Rated PG?

Violence: A man attempts to beat up another character. A character is swept… 
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Talk It Over

During his magic show, Oz’s assistant Frank (Zach Braff) uses a variety of sound… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

This movie is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz. This classic story… 
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