The Wiz

Oscar Nominee
Runtime: 134 minutes
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From the book that's an American tradition...from the smash-hit Broadway show...the entertainment of the year!

The Wiz is a adventure film released in 1978. It is based on the book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by Baum, L. Frank. . The film stars Diana Ross as Dorothy, Michael Jackson as Scarecrow and Nipsey Russell as Tinman. The Wiz was produced for $24,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $13,000,000 in ticket sales and $14,000,000 in rental and home sales.

The Wiz was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in four categories. It was an Oscar nominee for art direction , cinematography, costume design and music (adaptation score).

Related Movies:
The Wizard of Oz
Return to Oz
Dorothy and the Witches of Oz

View more adventure movies from 1978

Quotes

" Public office is the last refuge of the incompetent!
Scarecrow

Filming Locations

Astroland Park, Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Kaufman Astoria Studios - 3412 36th Street, Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - Columbus Avenue & 61st Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

New York City, New York, USA

Shea Stadium - 12301 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing Meadows Park, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

World Trade Center, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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