24 %
36 % Rotten
$ 21 Million



The Wiz is a 1978 English-language Adventure Family film written by L. Frank Baum, William F. Brown and Joel Schumacher. The movie is directed by Sidney Lumet and produced by Rob Cohen under the banner of Motown Productions. An adaptation of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience. The wiz stars Diana Ross in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor and Mabel King. The screenplay is written by Joel Schumacher which is inspired from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum The Wiz by William F. Brown. The music was composed by Charlie Smalls along with Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Anthony Jackson, Luther Vandross and Quincy Jones. Cinematography was done by Oswald Morris and editing by Dede Allen. The movie has a running time of 133 minutes. It was released on 24th October 1978. The Wiz was made on a budget of $24 million and at the box office it grossed only $21 million. Distribution rights for the film were acquired by Universal Pictures.

Where to Watch The Wiz? Full movie is streaming online in HD on iTunes.

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Release Date 24 OCT 1978
Budget $ 24 MILLION



Adventure , Family , Fantasy , Musical

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