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Return to Oz

5 Ratings: 4.2
Kids & Family and Science Fiction & Fantasy movie directed by Walter Murch

You don't fool with Mother Nature, spit into the wind, remakeCasablanca, or trash the land of Oz. Perhaps that is why the 1985 live-action sequel split critics and audiences alike. The 1939 classic musical is so beloved that it's almost impossible … see full wiki

Director: Walter Murch
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Release Date: June 21, 1985
MPAA Rating: PG
2 reviews about Return to Oz
review by . August 17, 2009
   Return to Oz (1985) was an interesting film. The film-makers return to the Emerald City after an almost fifty year hiatus. Poor Dorothy is shaken up over her last visit and longs to go back. But her ramblings frighten her family and others. So she is sent to a sanatorium for "treatment".  Inside she's subjected to a frightening nurse and a cold hearted doctor who wants to start her treatment right away.  But a freak electrical storm and a mysterious child whisks …
review by . February 24, 2001
posted in Movie Hype
One of the best films of all time, Disney's sequel to THE WIZARD OF OZ is a scary, deliciously malevolent story of a huge scale.Fairuza Balk, in her film debut, plays Dorothy, who is still troubled from her last trip to Oz, losing sleep and driving Aunt Em (Piper Laurie) and Uncle Henry (Matt Clark) to distraction.A sadistic doctor, Worley (Nicol Williamson), and a ghostly assistant (Jean Marsh), say they will "cure" the girl with a machine. They really are going to use electro-shock therapy on …
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