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8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 232 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 19 out of 232

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  1. Dec 6, 2011
    3
    I never liked this movie. Even when I was a small child. :/ Sorry it's just overrated in my honest opinion.....................................................................................................................
Metascore
100

Universal acclaim - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Reviewed by: Owen Gleiberman
    Feb 16, 2011
    100
    The Wizard of Oz remains the weirdest, scariest, kookiest, most haunting and indelible kid-flick-that's-really-for-adults ever made in Hollywood.
  2. Reviewed by: Todd McCarthy
    Feb 16, 2011
    100
    This is one vintage film that fully lives up to its classic status and should play with outstanding success to contemporary audiences of all ages.
  3. Reviewed by: Peter Stack
    Feb 16, 2011
    100
    This wonderful romp of a movie looks magical on the big screen: colors are a picnic for the eyes, details loom so clearly you can practically touch them and there's a sense of the larger-than-life with a film that's already larger than life.