Oscar Diggs is a magician who uses tricks and lies to get what he wants. One day a big burly man threatens Oscar and seems to want to kill him, so Oscar takes off in a hot air balloon. The balloon gets caught up in a hurricane and Oscar lands in the magical world of Oz. When the villagers see him they think he is the King they have been waiting for and that he is entitled to all of the riches of the Kingdom. Oscar thinks he has found a goldmine but is distracted by three beautiful witches: Theodora, Evanora and Glinda.
Oscar is immediately attracted to Theodora but the wicked Evanora turns her into an old hag and the two sisters plot to kill Oscar and Glinda so that they can have the Kingdom for themselves. Oscar has to use all of his old tricks and illusions to battle the witches and transform himself into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz.
There’s quite a bit of fantasy violence in this movie such as:
There’s also much in this movie that would scare younger kids such as:
The message of the story is that it is much better to be a good person than trying to be a great or famous person.
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age