Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014)

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return is a 3D-animated musical based on the adventure books by Roger Stanton Baum, the great-grandson of L. Frank Baum. A continuation of one of the world's most popular and beloved fairy tales, Legends of… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 9, 2014
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2014
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Faced with the choice between staying in or seeing Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return, most filmgoers will be forced to conclude that there's no place like home.

Kevin McFarland
AV Club

Problems abound from the rushed beginning all the way through the impossibly resolved ending.

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Susan Wloszczyna
RogerEbert.com

This is one of those movies that parents will have to ask themselves if they love their child enough to sit through it.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

You know ... it's not great, this one. Aesthetically, it's complacent. It'd be nice to see a film honoring the original illustration by W. W. Denslow of the first 'Oz' books.

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Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly

The bricks are still yellow, but the road doesn't lead anywhere special.

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Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times

It's a little shocking how leaden the jokes are in this movie.

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Nathan Bartlebaugh
The Film Stage

If encouraging a youngster's imagination is a form of nurture, taking a tyke to see Legends of Oz may be a form of child neglect.

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John Semley
Globe and Mail

It's short on jokes and hampered by unmemorable musical numbers (including one about building a boat), and the film's niceness can't overcome the dopey tedium.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

All in all, the beloved kingdom of Oz is not well served, though there's just enough detectable affection to keep it from feeling like a pure cashing-in.

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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

Despite substandard animation, this brightly coloured sequel has a strong enough sense of both its story and characters to hold the audience's attention.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Dann Michalski
Based on a children's book written by the great-grandson of L. Frank Baum, Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return is a whimsical fantasy adventure. When the… More
Bradley J
Legends Of Oz is miraculously creepy for a kids film. The design is utterly lifeless and the villain is terrifying. Easily the worst animated film of the last… More