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The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on The Wizard of Oz as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

The Wizard of Oz is an adventure movie directed by Victor Fleming and George Cukor (uncredited) and starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger and Bert Lahr and Jack Haley. The movie was written by Noel Langley (screenplay), Florence Ryerson (screenplay). The film has a $3 million budget with a 102-minute running time. The Wizard of Oz currently has a 8.0 IMDb rating, based on 339962 and 100 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated N/A.

release date for The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz release date

When does The Wizard of Oz come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Wizard of Oz (1939) is August 25, 1939.

When will The Wizard of Oz be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Wizard of Oz DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Wizard of Oz budget

How much did The Wizard of Oz cost to make?

$2,777,000 budget

The movie cost $3 million to make.

The Wizard of Oz movie poster

The Wizard of Oz rating

N/A Rated

The Wizard of Oz is rated N/A. The age rating is not available for this movie yet. As a general parental guide, parents should assume the material may be inappropriate for children under 13.

The Wizard of Oz reviews

8.0 IMDb 100 Metascore

The movie currently has a 8.0 of out 10 IMDb rating and 100 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

The Wizard of Oz trailer

The Wizard of Oz plot summary

What is The Wizard of Oz about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

The Wizard of Oz cast

Who is in The Wizard of Oz?

Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale
Frank Morgan in The Wizard of Oz Frank Morgan as Professor Marvel / The Wizard of Oz
Ray Bolger in The Wizard of Oz Ray Bolger as “Hunk” / The Scarecrow
Bert Lahr in The Wizard of Oz Bert Lahr as “Zeke” / The Cowardly Lion
Jack Haley in The Wizard of Oz Jack Haley as “Hickory” / The Tin Man

The Wizard of Oz box Office

How much did The Wizard of Oz make?

$33,754,967 worldwide

The film has made over $34 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

The Wizard of Oz details

Theatrical Release Date: August 25, 1939
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $3 million
Box Office: $34 million
Length: 102 minutes
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Language: English

The Wizard of Oz facts

How long is The Wizard of Oz?

The movie is 102 minutes long (1 hour and 42 minutes).

What year did The Wizard of Oz come out?

The movie is out on August 25, 1939. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Judy Garland plays as Dorothy Gale.

Who is the director of The Wizard of Oz?

Victor Fleming and George Cukor (uncredited) directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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