The Wiz

The Wiz

134 mins | Adventure, Family, Music, Fantasy | Oct. 24, 1978

Dorothy Gale, a shy kindergarten teacher is swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarks on a quest to return home

The Wiz

134 mins | Adventure, Family, Music, Fantasy | Oct. 24, 1978

The Wiz
Dorothy Gale, a shy kindergarten teacher is swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarks on a quest to return home
IMDb rating 5.5
Producers Universal Pictures, Motown Productions
Original title The Wiz
Directors Sidney Lumet
Writers Joel Schumacher, L. Frank Baum

Cast

Diana Ross

as Dorothy

Michael Jackson

as Scarecrow

Nipsey Russell

as Tinman

Ted Ross

as Lion / Fleetwood Coup de Ville

Theresa Merritt

as Aunt Emma

Lena Horne

as Glinda the Good

Richard Pryor

as The Wiz

Mabel King

as Evillene

Thelma Carpenter

as Miss One

Stanley Greene

as Uncle Henry

Quincy Jones

as Emerald City Gold Pianist

Iman

as Emerald City Citizen