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Wizards -- To turn the tide of battle the evil wizard Blackwolf unleashes WWII Nazi propaganda footage, sending his enemies into a panic.
Wizards -- Avatar describes the long-standing feud between elves and fairies.
Wizards -- Blackwolf's mutant war machine attacks the good, magic folk of a post-apocalyptic Earth.
Wizards -- Necron 99 roams the land killing the believers of magic.


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Release Date:
9 February 1977 (USA) See more »
The ultimate futuristic fantastic epic See more »
On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Underrated See more (98 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bob Holt ... Avatar (voice)
Jesse Welles ... Elinore (voice)

Richard Romanus ... Weehawk (voice)

David Proval ... Peace (voice)
Jim Connell ... President (voice) (as James Connell)
Steve Gravers ... Blackwolf (voice)
Barbara Sloane ... Fairy (voice)
Angelo Grisanti ... Frog (voice)
Hyman Wien ... Priest (voice)
Christopher Tayback ... Peewhittle (voice)

Mark Hamill ... Sean (voice) (as Mark Hamil)
Peter Hobbs ... General (voice)
Tina Romanus ... Prostitute (voice) (as Tina Bowman)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Susan Anton ... Princess Elinore / The Balladeer (singing voice) (uncredited)
Liz Bakshi ... Fairy Mother (voice) (uncredited)

Ralph Bakshi ... Fritz / Storm Trooper (voice) (uncredited)
Victoria Bakshi ... Fairy Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Heinrich Himmler ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Adolf Hitler ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Viktor Lutze ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Susan Tyrrell ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Ralph Bakshi 
Writing credits
Ralph Bakshi (written by)

Produced by
Ralph Bakshi .... producer
Original Music by
Andrew Belling 
Film Editing by
Donald W. Ernst 
Production Management
Steven Hahn .... production manager
Bill Orcutt .... animation production manager (as William Orcutt)
Art Department
Michael G. Ploog .... illustrator: histories (as Mike Ploog)
Sound Department
Eileen Horta .... supervising sound editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Ted C. Bemiller .... animation camera
Animation Department
Mary J. Adams .... final checker
Enrique Alpizar .... cel reproductions
Brenda Banks .... animator
Sandy Benenati .... ink and paint artist
Alice Cowing .... final checker
Louise Cuarto .... ink and paint artist
Janet Cummings .... color modeler
Diane Dunning .... ink and paint artist
Tasia Erickson .... animation effects (as Tasia Williams)
Dotti Foell .... animation checker
Edgar Gutierrez .... cel reproductions
Stod Herbert .... assistant animator
Charlotte Huffine .... assistant animator
David Jonas .... background artist
Alison Leopold .... ink and paint artist (as Alison A. Victory)
Ian Miller .... background artist
Ian Miller .... background designer
Nelda Ridley .... final checker
Ben Shenkman .... assistant animator
John Sparey .... layout artist
Irven Spence .... animator
Irven Spence .... sequence animator
Martin Strudler .... background artist
Martin Strudler .... background supervisor
Martin Taras .... animator (as Martin B. Taras)
Robert Taylor .... animator
Ira Turek .... background artist
Katherine Victor .... final checker (as Kathrin Leichliter)
John Vita .... background artist (as Johnnie Vita)
Art Vitello .... animator (as Arthur Vitello)
Manon Washburn .... ink and paint artist
Micki Zurcher .... ink and paint artist (as Michele Zurcher)
Cosmo Anzilotti .... animator (uncredited)
Toby Bluth .... visual development artist (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Jack Hooper .... negative cutter
Music Department
Andrew Belling .... musical director
Don Perry .... music supervisor
Susan Anton .... singing voice: Jesse Welles (uncredited)
Other crew
Leah Bernstein .... assistant to producer
Scott Citron .... production coordinator
John Kaufman .... production coordinator
Jose Kfuri .... production coordinator
Howard Miller .... titles
Christine Wirt .... production coordinator

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Argentina:82 min | USA:80 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (RCA Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R)
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | Netherlands:16 (original version) | New Zealand:PG (DVD) | New Zealand:M (original rating) | Peru:14 | Singapore:NC-16 (DVD rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (1986) (video rating) | USA:PG | West Germany:16 (nf)

Did You Know?

Avatar's mount is wearing socks, although he himself remains barefoot throughout the entire movie.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Just before the battle of East Elfland, the fairy leader is addressing her troops, but she mistakenly calls the enemy leader Black Mark.See more »
Avatar:Oh yeah... one more thing: I'm glad you changed your last name, you son of a bitch!See more »
Only Time Will TellSee more »


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25 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
Underrated, 23 June 2000
Author: Snow Dog-2 from Los Angeles, California

Ah, Wizards. Now this is a movie that newsgroups love to pick apart. But look past it's cheapness and it's technical flaws, and you'll find an underrated gem of animation. Although oddly structured (our protagonists don't set off on their quest until about half an hour into the movie) and weighed down with exposition, Wizards tells a good story, the art is excellent, and it has one of the coolest animated battles I've ever

seen... think Ralph Bakshi does Braveheart.

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