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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

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Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

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James Bobin

Writers:

Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Lewis Carroll (books)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Hatter Tarrant Hightopp
Mia Wasikowska ... Alice Kingsleigh
Helena Bonham Carter ... Iracebeth
Anne Hathaway ... Mirana
Sacha Baron Cohen ... Time
Rhys Ifans ... Zanik Hightopp
Matt Lucas ... Tweedledee / Tweedledum
Lindsay Duncan ... Helen Kingsleigh
Leo Bill ... Hamish
Geraldine James ... Lady Ascot
Andrew Scott ... Dr. Addison Bennet
Richard Armitage ... King Oleron
Ed Speleers ... James Harcourt
Alan Rickman ... Absolem (voice)
Timothy Spall ... Bayard (voice)
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Storyline

Alice returns to the magical world of Underland, only to find the Hatter in a horrible state. With the help of her friends, Alice must travel through time to save the Mad Hatter and Underland's fate from the evil clutches of the Red Queen and a clock like creature, known as Time. Written by Ghostface

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Rated PG for fantasy action/peril and some language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Into the Looking Glass See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,112,000, 29 May 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$77,042,381

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$299,455,833
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1.85 : 1
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The Vidiot Reviews...
12 October 2016 | by capone666See all my reviews

Alice Through the Looking Glass

The only place that you'll be transported to if you walk through a looking glass is the ICU.

However, meandering through one in this fantasy will take you to another realm.

When her real world problems become unbearable, Alice (Mia Wasikowska) escapes through a magical mirror into Wonderland to visit her outlandish acquaintances.

Paramount is the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp), who has been despondent since losing his family to the Jabberwocky. To assuage the addled Hatter, Alice swipes a gadget from Father Time (Sacha Baron Cohen) and travels to the past to save them.

Lacking a reason to exist beyond financial gains, this laughably loose adaptation of Lewis Carroll's literary sequel forges its own sloppy narrative about time-travel. Supported heavily by hallucinogenic special effects and ham-fisted performances, this continuation is simply a colourful cash grab.

Moreover, Alice would've been rich by now if she'd only trademarked the phrase: Eat Me.

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