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Return to Oz [1985 film]

by Walter Murch (Director/Screenwriter), Gill Dennis (Screenwriter)

Other authors: John Alexander (Actor/Puppeteer), Rachael Ashton (Actor), Fairuza Balk (Actor), Robbie Barnett (Actor), Sean Barrett (Actor)35 more, L. Frank Baum (Original novel), Ailsa Berk (Actor), Bruce Boa (Actor), Denise Bryer (Actor), Justin Case (Actor), Matt Clark (Actor), Lyle Conway (Actor/Puppeteer), Peter Elliott (Actor), Roger Ennals (Actor), Freddie Francis (Cinematographer), Brian Henson (Actor/Puppeteer), Michele Hine (Actor), Leslie Hodgson (Editor), Mark Hopkins (Actor), Stewart Larange (Puppeteer), Piper Laurie (Actor), Pons Maar (Actor), Jean Marsh (Actor), Paul Maslansky (Producer), Beatrice Murch (Actor), Steve Norrington (Puppeteer), Emma Ridley (Actor), Timothy D. Rose (Puppeteer), Deep Roy (Puppeteer), David Shire (Composer), Colin Skeaping (Actor), Ken Stevens (Actor), Michael Sundin (Puppeteer), Philip Tan (Actor), Rob Thirtle (Actor), Fiona Victory (Actor), Sophie Ward (Actor), David Watkin (Cinematographer), Nicol Williamson (Actor), Mak Wilson (Puppeteer)

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Dorothy, back in Kansas, can't stop thinking about Oz. She believes that her friends have sent her a key. Auntie Em, worried for Dorothy's health, takes her to a famous doctor who works miracles with electricity. Dorothy escapes from the mental hospital. When she awakes, she and a chicken named Billina find themselves in Oz. Dorothy tries to find her old friends in the Emerald City, but learns that they have all been transformed by the Nome King. And the evil witch Mombie wants Dorothy's head. It's up to Dorothy, Billina, and their new friends, Tik-Tok, Jack Pumpkinhead, and a Gump-thing to defeat Mombie and the Nome King and restore the rightful ruler of Oz to her throne.… (more)
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A girl saves a fantasy land from conquerors.

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Visually, it's very cool. The story is unremarkable, and it gets pretty slow in the few scenes without Wacky Creatures. ( )
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Murch, WalterDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dennis, GillScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Alexander, JohnActor/Puppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ashton, RachaelActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Balk, FairuzaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barnett, RobbieActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barrett, SeanActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baum, L. FrankOriginal novelsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Berk, AilsaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boa, BruceActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bryer, DeniseActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Case, JustinActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clark, MattActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Conway, LyleActor/Puppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Elliott, PeterActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ennals, RogerActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Francis, FreddieCinematographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Henson, BrianActor/Puppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hine, MicheleActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hodgson, LeslieEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hopkins, MarkActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Larange, StewartPuppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Laurie, PiperActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maar, PonsActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marsh, JeanActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maslansky, PaulProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Murch, BeatriceActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Norrington, StevePuppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ridley, EmmaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rose, Timothy D.Puppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roy, DeepPuppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shire, DavidComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Skeaping, ColinActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stevens, KenActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sundin, MichaelPuppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tan, PhilipActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thirtle, RobActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Victory, FionaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ward, SophieActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Watkin, DavidCinematographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williamson, NicolActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, MakPuppeteersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Dorothy, back in Kansas, can't stop thinking about Oz. She believes that her friends have sent her a key. Auntie Em, worried for Dorothy's health, takes her to a famous doctor who works miracles with electricity. Dorothy escapes from the mental hospital. When she awakes, she and a chicken named Billina find themselves in Oz. Dorothy tries to find her old friends in the Emerald City, but learns that they have all been transformed by the Nome King. And the evil witch Mombie wants Dorothy's head. It's up to Dorothy, Billina, and their new friends, Tik-Tok, Jack Pumpkinhead, and a Gump-thing to defeat Mombie and the Nome King and restore the rightful ruler of Oz to her throne.

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