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"There's no place like home..." Entirely remastered, the colorful characters and unforgettable songs of Oz come alive as never before. This magical cinematic event finds Kansas farm girl Judy Garland ("A Star is Born," "Meet Me in St. Louis") caught in a tornado and magically transported to the Land of Oz. Needing help to return home, she is told to follow the Yellow Brick Road and find the powerful Wizard (Frank Morgan). On her perilous journey, she is befriended by the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), the Tin Man (Jack Haley), and the Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who help her battle the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) and her flying monkeys. Based on the classic book by Frank L. Baum, "The Wizard of Oz" is a dazzling motion picture achievement, featuring unforgettable songs (including Oscar-winner "Over the Rainbow"), scenery, and costumes. The film had 5 Academy Award nominations, and Garland was awarded a special Oscar for her outstanding performance.
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
- Reviews Counted: 101
- Fresh: 100
- Rotten: 1
- Average Rating: 9.3/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: In truth, any opportunity to see the film on the big screen is welcome.
Fresh: Lavish in sets, adult in humor, it is a Broadway spectacle translated into make-believe.
Fresh: The blend of old-fashioned, classic storytelling with cutting-edge technology is undeniably enthralling.
Fresh: There's an audience for Oz wherever there's a projection machine and a screen.
Make it HD
Please, release this movie in HD.
All Time Great, HD version please!
One of the all time great films and musicals plus its not boring like the one other reviewer said.. I hope iTunes will make an HD version available to purchase when this comes out.
It is an amazing movie.
- Genre: Musicals
- Released: 1939
- © THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and Turner Entertainment Co.