The Wizard of Oz

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Overview

One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them.

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget $2,777,000.00

Revenue $16,538,431.00

Homepage http://thewizardofoz.warnerbros.com/

Release Information

  • August 25, 1939
    G, Theatrical

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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

10.0
By John Chard

Timeless classic still entertaining the masses as each generation comes in.

Dorothy is a young girl living on a Kansas farm, during a tornado, she, along with her dog Toto, is swept up and plonked down in a magical and mysterious land known as Oz. Desperate to get back home and under threat from a wicked witch, she is advised to seek out a great wizard who should be able to help her get back home. As she sets off and on her way she meets and befriends a wonderful array of characters whom also have something to ask of the fabled wizard, it's a journey that will prove to be both magical and fr... read the rest.

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