A Christmas Story

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy Family
  • Release year: 1983
  • Running time: 94 min
It's the final days before Christmas in early 1940s Cleveland, and 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Clause more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine Action Air Rifle. As he trudges through the snow to school, faces the neighborhood... read more
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It's the final days before Christmas in early 1940s Cleveland, and 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Clause more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine Action Air Rifle. As he trudges through the snow to school, faces the neighborhood bully and visits a malevolent department store Santa Clause, Ralphie connives, conspires and campaigns for the most fabulous Christmas present ever in this heartwarming, hysterical and sweetly nostalgic holiday film.  

Original Release

11/18/1983

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Cast

Melinda Dillon Mother Parker
Darren McGavin The Old Man Parker
Peter Billingsley Ralphie
Ian Petrella Randy
Scott Schwartz Flick
R.D. Robb Schwartz
Tedde Moore Miss Shields
Yano Anaya Grover Dill
Zack Ward Scut Farkus
Jeff Gillen Santa Claus
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bob Clark

Writers

Bob Clark, Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown

Cast

Melinda Dillon Mother Parker
Darren McGavin The Old Man Parker
Peter Billingsley Ralphie
Ian Petrella Randy
Scott Schwartz Flick
R.D. Robb Schwartz
Tedde Moore Miss Shields
Yano Anaya Grover Dill
Zack Ward Scut Farkus
Jeff Gillen Santa Claus
Leslie Carlson Christmas Tree Man (as Les Carlson)
Jean Shepherd Ralphie as an Adult (voice)
Jim Hunter Freight Man
Leigh Brown Woman
Bob Clark Swede
Paul Hubbard Flash Gordon (scenes deleted)
Colin Fox Ming the Merciless (scenes deleted)
Patty Johnson Head Elf
Drew Hocevar Male Elf
David Edward Kid with Goggles (as David Svoboda)

Producers

Bob Clark Producer
René Dupont Producer
Gary Goch Producer

Editors

Stan Cole

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