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About the Movie
Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden and Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family, and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them. Rob Marshall, the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award®-winning musical “Chicago” and Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” helms the film, which is based on the Tony®-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, and legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, who provides the music and lyrics.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 199
- Fresh: 141
- Rotten: 58
- Average Rating: 6.6/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: "Into the Woods," the splendid Disney screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical, infuses new vitality into the tired marketing concept of entertainment for "children of all ages."
Fresh: Marshall's film captures enough of the emotions that course through this sneaky fairy tale about childish things like love, sex, grief, insecurity, abandonment, and forbearance.
Rotten: With the exception of Meryl Streep (as the Witch) and James Corden (as the Baker), the cast is bland, and the bombastic orchestrations tend to steamroll the nuances of Sondheim's score.
Fresh: A jolly mash-up of symbol-laden, signature once-upon-a-time tales about lust, envy, greed, and misguided pursuits of happiness.
This is like a Disney version of the 1980 musical of into the woods. A.K.A I love the song stay with me
I LOVED THIS MOVIE SO MUCH
My all time favorite movie , I enjoyed it very much and the songs were amazing
I saw this in theaters today as a christmas gift because I am obsessed with this cast and the broadway musical. It was absolutely amazing. I know this very well because I've seen and listened to it many times and I thought it was a very great adaption.
- Into the Woods (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
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