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Hansel & Gretel (2002)

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If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Taylor Momsen ... Gretel
Jacob Smith ... Hansel
Delta Burke ... Stepmother
Howie Mandel ... The Sandman
Alana Austin ... Wood Faerie
Gerald McRaney ... Father
Lynn Redgrave ... Woman / Witch
Dakota Fanning ... Katie
Thomas Curtis Thomas Curtis ... Andrew
Daniel Roebuck ... Dad
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Troll (voice)
Sinbad ... Raven (voice)
Tom Arnold ... Boogeyman (voice)
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Storyline

If you go down to the woods tonight be sure of the biggest surprise of your life! When Hansel and Gretel's wicked stepmother leads them into the dark forest, the children find themselves in an enchanted world of magical creatures and hideous monsters. But when they stumble upon a house made of sweets things take a turn for the worse, as inside the cottage is an evil witch who's hungry. And Hansel and Gretel have a sneaking suspicion they might be on the menu! But will the ever-forgetful Sandman and the runny-nosed Boogeyman be able to save them? Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and some crude humor
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fábula Moderna de João e Maria See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$100,477, 20 October 2002

Gross USA:

$154,642

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$154,642
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Taylor Momsen and Dakota Fanning have appeared in live action movies based on Dr. Seuss picture books. Momsen was in How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) and Fanning was in The Cat in the Hat (2003). See more »

Quotes

Raven: Hang on tight, kids. It's gonna be a bumpy ride.
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Connections

References Weakest Link (2001) See more »

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Great for kid's imagination!!!
11 November 2004 | by candahopeSee all my reviews

This movie is great for the whole family to sit down together and watch. I love the jokes and references, there is just enough to keep the parents interest along with the children's. For example my favorite reference is the stepmother's comment about "Designing Women", (the stepmother is played by Delta Burke)and the kids enjoy most of them as well. What 7 year old boy doesn't thing farts and burps are funny. It's not intended to be a serious version of the classic fairy tale. It's supposed to be modern and goofy. The characters are over-dramatic and cartoonlike. Perfect for children to imitate and use there imaginations. Great cast of actors. I absolutely love it. It's fun.


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