Scrooged

"Very Good"

Scrooged 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.


Scrooged

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

Director:

Starring: as Francis Xavier Cross, as Claire Phillips, as Bryce Cummings, as Lew Hayward, as Eliot Loudermilk, Jamie Farr as Jacob Marley, as Earl Cross, as Ghost of Christmas Present, as Herman, as Himself, Mary Ellen Trainor as Ted, as Himself, as Scrooge, as Preston Rhinelander, as Grace Cooley, as Ghost of Christmas Past

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