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Opened in Theaters: Wednesday, November 23rd, 1988

Directed by Richard Donner
Genre: SciFi/Fantasy
Running Time: 1:41

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A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol, focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.  View more >


Starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe...  View more >

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[--- See Now! ---]by VIP MemberNov 28, 2006
Bill Murray and director Richard Donner nailed this movie perfectly! They take a classic story and give it a fresh twist.

Scrooged is definitely worth seeing and I would go so far as to say it may become a holiday tradition. Highly recommended!
[--- Good ---]by VIP MemberNov 30, 2006
Bill Murray's wacky comedy that once again the novel "A Christmas Carol" was used, but this time it centered on a entertainment network being run by Murray. A strong cast help Murray and director Richard Donner carry the movie. Also John Houseman from "the Paper Chase," made one of his final movies. I like this moder day version of "A christmas Carol" a lot. It's funny but it became emotional in the end. "Put a Little Love in Your Life," one of those tunes from the 1960's, became a christmas carol for 1988.

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