The Wizard of Oz Synopsis
THE WIZARD OF OZ, 1939, Warner Bros., 101 min. Dir. Victor Fleming. Judy Garland is Dorothy in this sublime, candy-colored adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s children’s favorite, one of the most beloved film classics of all time.
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Variety

By Todd McCarthy
This is one vintage film that fully lives up to its classic status and should play with outstanding success to contemporary audiences of...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
This wonderful romp of a movie looks magical on the big screen: colors are a picnic for the eyes, details loom so clearly you can...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The Wizard of Oz remains the weirdest, scariest, kookiest, most haunting and indelible kid-flick-that's-really-for-adults ever made in...
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Not only is it wonderfully entertaining, but the issues it addresses, and the way it presents them, are both universal and deeply personal....
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Beloved Classic

By rubyslippersflushedaway
My favorite movie ever since I was a toddler. It is enchanting, musical, magical, colorful, & I don't even know how to explain it, just simply beautiful! I am looking to see if they will bring this...

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By stoneyend0424
If you have never seen a favorite old classic on the big screen you must treat yourself! The Wizard Of Oz was so wonderful and felt like I was seeing it for the first time. You see so much more on...

One of the best, but you know that already

By papacheesy
Honestly, why do you need a review to tell you to see The Wizard of Oz? It is universally regarded as one of the best films of all time. Just go see it... again....

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By alegna547
A classic is a classic. Need I say anymore? I am amazed at how a movie from 1939 holds up against and in many ways surpasses the movies of today ... with innocence. Family movies then didn't have...

if u need to read this...

By henryA
If you need to read this review then i assume you have been in a coma for the last 70 years. To which i have good news polio: cured! world war I: won! world war II; won! vietnam war: not so much. ...

Just a classic

By Movie geek 1997
I have loved this movie since I was a little kid I just love the music...

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By bbwoll
loved it we need more movies for kids on the weekends...

One of the Best Movies of All Time!

By ?a????
I loved this movie, it is a marvelous classic. A very unique film! :) I will always love it. :D...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Even decades later, one of the best family films ever made.
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