Oz The Great and Powerful (2013)
Oz The Great and Powerful Release Date
March 8, 2013
Oz The Great and Powerful SynopsisDisney’s fantastical adventure Oz The Great and Powerful, directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved wizard character. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot—fame and fortune are his for the taking—that is until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone’s been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity—and even a bit of wizardry—Oscar transforms himself not only into the great wizard but into a better man as well.
Oz The Great and Powerful Credits
Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, and Zach Braff
Written by: Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Produced by: Joe Roth
Length: 127 min
MPAA Rating: [ PG ]
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Release Date: March 8, 2013
External Info: Oz The Great and Powerful Official Website
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