The Wizard of Oz (1982)

Not Rated   |    |  Animation, Family, Adventure


The Wizard of Oz (1982) Poster

Animated version of the classic story of a young farmgirl who is transported to the magic land of Oz.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

6.7/10
312

Photos


See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Directors:

Fumihiko Takayama , John Danylkiw

Writers:

Yoshimitsu Banno, L. Frank Baum (novel), Akira Miyazaki

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


3 January 2007 | rach_e_davis
7
| A piece of my childhood
This movie may not be the greatest quality you will find in cartoons, but to me it's a gem! I watched this movie for the first time when I was 3 or 4, and continued to watch it about once every two months until I was about 9. After losing track of it for thirteen years I finally found a copy and watched it again. I have to say, even now when I am "all grown up" I still find this movie charming! I would recommend this movie to any parent with small kids. As a child, I remember being very excited by all the magic and mystery - and of course the excitement of fighting the Wicked Witch of the West. And of course there's a lot about friendship and loyalty in the story. If you want to get your kid really into fantasy/adventure stories, this version of Wizard of Oz is a good investment. Copies are hard to find nowadays because it's a very obscure, little-known cartoon, but they do exist. Personally, I'm going to try to keep my VHS copy in reasonably good condition until I have kids of my own in a few years!

More Like This

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz

  • Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

    Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz

  • The New Wizard of Oz

    The New Wizard of Oz

  • The Frog Prince

    The Frog Prince

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Animation | Family | Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Musical | Fantasy

Details

Release Date:

6 October 1982

Language

English, Japanese


Country of Origin

USA, Japan

Box Office

Gross:

$612,300 (USA)

The 'Someone Great' Stars Plead Guilty to Movie Clichés

"The IMDb Show" sits down with the stars of Someone Great to find out if they are guilty or not guilty of some of our favorite breakup movie tropes.

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com