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Facts and Figures

Run time: 101 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 23rd November 1988

Box Office Worldwide: $60.3M

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Fresh: 25 Rotten: 13

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Starring: Bill Murray as Francis Xavier Cross, Karen Allen as Claire Phillips, John Glover as Bryce Cummings, John Forsythe as Lew Hayward, Bobcat Goldthwait as Eliot Loudermilk, Jamie Farr as Jacob Marley, Brian Doyle-Murray as Earl Cross, Carol Kane as Ghost of Christmas Present, Michael J. Pollard as Herman, Robert Goulet as Himself, Mary Ellen Trainor as Ted, John Houseman as Himself, Buddy Hackett as Scrooge, Robert Mitchum as Preston Rhinelander, Robert Mitchum as Grace Cooley, David Johansen as Ghost of Christmas Past

Scrooged Movie Review


Treatments of A Christmas Carol don't get much more quirky -- or memorable -- than this 1988 adaptation of the Dickens classic, done with no attempt to maintain respect for the stuffy source material. As a Scrooge-like TV producer (producing a live adaptation of A Christmas Carol, starring Mary Lou Retton as Tiny Tim), Bill Murray doesn't even come close to stealing the show from a host of characters who do: Bob Goldthwait as a gun-toting Cratchitt type, Carol Kane as a memorably pugilistic ghost of Christmas present, and many more. Not quite a "classic," but a roaring good time.

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