Wizard Of Oz, The

Lists: Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Musicals, AFI 100 (2007), Classics

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 439 (Rank from 1939: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 10%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Thomas Pollock100
Sober Film Critic James Brown100(full review)
David Baruffi97(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews95(full review)
Carrie B85
Jordan K80
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
Patrick Devitt80
JR B70
Gorgon Reviews61

People Involved

  • Judy Garland (Dorothy Gale)
  • Frank Morgan (Prof. Marvel)
  • Ray Bolger (Hunk)
  • Bert Lahr (Zeke)
  • Jack Haley Sr. (Hickory)
  • Billie Burke (Glinda, the Good Witch of the North)
  • Margaret Hamilton (Miss Gulch)
  • Charley Grapewin (Uncle Henry)
  • Clara Blandick (Auntie Em)
  • Charles Becker (Mayor of Munchkin City)
  • Meinhardt Raabe (Coroner)
  • Frank Morgan (The cabbie)
  • Frank Morgan (The Wizard of Oz)
  • Frank Morgan (The Wizards guard)
  • Frank Morgan (Emerald City doorman)
  • Ray Bolger (The Scarecrow)
  • Margaret Hamilton (The Wicked Witch of the East)
  • Margaret Hamilton (The Wicked Witch of the West)
  • Bert Lahr (The Cowardly Lion)
  • Jack Haley Sr. (The Tin Man)
  • Victor Fleming (Director)