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183 Ratings

The Wiz

Directed by Sidney Lumet
United States, 1978
Adventure, Family, Fantasy


This dynamic adaptation of The Wizard of Oz features an all-star cast and toe-tapping soundtrack. Set in 1970s New York, the film stars Diana Ross as the timid Dorothy who gets swept away to the Land of Oz for a journey of self-discovery.

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The Wiz Directed by Sidney Lumet

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1979 | 4 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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