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The Wizard of Oz

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    90
    from 4 reviewers
  • The Wizard of Oz
    1939
    102 min
    PG
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision

    Director: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, Richard Thorpe, King Vidor

    Actors: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

    Plot: Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.

    Disc Release Date: 29 October 2019

    • Video
      94
    • Audio
      86
    • Extra
      88
    • Movie
      93

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      100
    • The Wizard of Oz was shot using Technicolor Three-Strip Camera cameras on 35mm film. This 2019 UHD release was made using a previously scanned source, a 4K DI, which has been utilised for this Ultra HD...

    • Audio
      80
    • The English DTS-HD MA 5.1 track does a good job of providing a surround environment, despite the limitations of the source. Dialogue is clear, natural-sounding, dominated by the frontal array but given...

    • Extra
      80
    • UHDAudio Commentary – With John Fricke, Barbara Freed-Saltzman, Margaret Hamilton, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, John Lahr, Jane Lahr, Hamilton Meserve, Dona Massin, William Tuttle, Buddy Ebsen, Mervyn LeRoy...

    • Movie
      90
    • The Wizard of Oz has a scene in it that has stayed with me since I first saw it, in black and white, on a tiny portable TV in my kitchen when I was about 5 or 6 – the flying monkeys tearing apart the scarecrow....

    • Total
      90
    • As a 4K UHD, this set from Warner is pretty good, the native 4K picture is simply stunning – a bright, well detailed image with stunning colouring, strong blacks and a natural film-like image that is up...

    Blu-ray.com review by Randy Miller III
    • Video
      100
    • Warner Bros. have outdone themselves with The Wizard of Oz's sparkling new 2160p transfer. The earliest Blu-rays were VC-1 encoded discs that, while more than respectful for their time, exhibited obvious...

    • Audio
      80
    • Although a cursory glance at the 75th Anniversary Edition's tech specs also shows a DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio mix, like The Shining there are a few subtle differences on this new 4K disc. The most obvious...

    • Extra
      80
    • The Wizard of Oz: 80th Anniversary Edition arrives in a dual-hubbed keepcase with...um...interesting cover artwork, a matching slipcover, and a Digital Copy code. Although the on-disc extras can't help...

    • Movie
      100
    • I've got you, my pretty.NOTE: These screenshots are from the included Blu-ray, which is identical to the 75th Anniversary Edition.Perhaps the most well-known and enduring film of its era (or perhaps any...

    • Total
      80
    • Victor Fleming's The Wizard of Oz is timeless family entertainment and one of film history's most treasured classics. You've likely seen it dozens of times and probably own it on at least two different...

    High-Def Digest review by David Krauss
    • Video
      100
    • I'm always a little nervous and skeptical when any new, upgraded version of The Wizard of Oz is announced. My initial excitement is tinged with a nagging worry that overzealous technicians might push this...

    • Audio
      90
    • If you were hoping The Wizard of Oz might get a Dolby Atmos or DTS:X upgrade, you'll be sorely disappointed. With apologies to another famous 1939 movie, frankly my dear, I don't give a damn. The DTS-HD...

    • Extra
      100
    • Most of the fantastic extras from previous Blu-ray editions of The Wizard of Oz have been ported over to this 4K UHD release, but not all. That's an important caveat for the army of fanatical Oz aficionados...

    • Movie
      100
    • With each home video innovation - from VHS and Laserdisc to DVD, Blu-ray, 3D, and now 4K UHD - one special film has always been among the first Golden Age classics to be released in the new format. And...

    • Total
      100
    • The Wizard himself may be a fraud, but The Wizard of Oz in 4K UHD is most definitely the real thing. Warner Home Video's stunning, perfectly realized ultra-HD presentation instantly becomes the finest...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      100
    • The video restoration featured on this Ultra HD rendering is something to behold. This is a beautifully crafted film, both in narrative, and scope...

    • Audio
      86
    • Extra
      90
    • Disc 1: The Wizard of Oz Ultra HD Blu-ray • Commentary by John Fricke with Barbara Freed-Saltzman, Margaret Hamilton, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, John Lahr, Jane Lahr, Hamilton Meserve, Dona Massin, William...

    • Movie
      100
    • Based on L. Frank Baum’s treasured book series, The Wizard Of Oz was judged the best family film of all time by American Film Institute and literally needs no introduction. It truly is a timeless classic...

    • Total
      94
    • It truly is a timeless classic and a glistening diamond in American Cinema. Its widely anticipated release in Ultra High Definition has arrived and the results are spectacular...