Top 8 The Wizard Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Wizard facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Wizard film message.

Of Oz, the steam shooting from the Tin Man's cap startles Toto, who runs out of the shot.

In "The Wizard of Oz", when hunting for the Wicked Witch, the Scarecrow has a gun!
In "The Wizard of Oz", when hunting for the Wicked Witch, the Scarecrow has a gun!

The Wizard Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The Wicked Witch of the West tells her flying monkeys, "I've sent a little insect on ahead to take the fight out of them." This refers to a deleted scene featuring the song, "The Jitterbug."

The Wizard Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Lucas enters a 5-digit code into the Power Glove in order to sync it with the Nintendo gaming console. The noise made by each button press matches the 5-note alien communication in the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

  • When Lucas is showing off the power-glove and is inputting a code, the keypad sounds are a reference to Close Encounters of the Third Kind

The Wizard Hidden Details

1 - When Dorothy, Toto, and The Lion fall asleep in the poppy field, the lion sleeps on his back like an actual house cat with his legs in the air
When Dorothy, Toto, and The Lion fall asleep in the poppy field, the lion sleeps on his back like an actual house cat with his legs in the air

The Cowardly Lion's ceramic crown bounces around like rubber

The Wizard poster
The Wizard poster

The Wizard Plot

A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Wizard. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Director Todd Holland
Stars Luke Edwards, Vince Trankina, Wendy Phillips, Dea McAllister
IMDB score 6.1