5 of the Best Oz Related Movies to Watch if you Haven’t Already . . .
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If you’re reading this, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve seen MGM’s The Wizard of Oz, or at least you have read L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. But did you know there are a lot of tributes to the movie available? If you’re not up to date, don’t worry! Here at the OZ Museum, we have worked hard to compile a short list of the top 5 Oz related movies to get you started! (And don’t worry, we know where you can purchase them too.)
# 1: Wiz Live DVD
This fun live-tribute first aired on NBC in December of 2015. This movie stars some of our favorite actors and actresses including: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, David Alan Grier, Ne-Yo and more! With a 91% rating from Rotten Tomatoes, this reimaging is sure to entertain.
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# 2: Return to Oz
This is a thrilling and adventurous movie where Dorothy returns to Oz and is disheartened to find that it has been destroyed. She now assumes the responsibility of restoring the once-magical and happy land. Watch to find out if she has what it takes to do nearly the impossible.
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# 3: The Origins of Oz
In 2013 The Smithsonian released this DVD that shines the light on all that happened behind the scenes. Learn how the Oz series was developed, watch interviews from Oz fans and historians from all over, and get into the mind of the man responsible for this timeless classic.
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# 4: The Tin Man Mini Series
Follow the cast through a journey similar to Dorothy’s, but with a twist. In the Tin Man, a young girl named D.G seeks to fulfill her destiny in the Outer Zone. D.G is shocked to find that the wicked sorceress, Azkadellia, has cast an awful spell over the Outer Zone. D.G peruses the help from her friends, Cain, Glitch and Raw, to fix what Azkadellia has done.
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# 5: Oz the Great and Powerful
From the director of the Spider-Man trilogy, brings to life the story of Oscar Diggs, a small town circus magician, with problematic ethical views. Diggs meets three witches when he is sent off to the Land of Oz, who aren’t confident that he is this great wizard that the land was anticipating he would be. Follow the thriller of Oscar Diggs as he embarks on the adventure of learning who is good and evil in the land, and find out how he uses his magical arts for the better.
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So what are you waiting for? Get these movies, put on your cozy ruby sequined house slippers and let the binge watching begin. We promise you won’t want to miss out on these adventurous thrillers!
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