The WizOscar Nominee Runtime: 134 minutes
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).
The Wiz Photos
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