A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG  |   |  Animation, Drama, Family


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An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.


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  • Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy at an event for A Christmas Carol (2009)
  • Robert Zemeckis at an event for A Christmas Carol (2009)
  • Jim Carrey in A Christmas Carol (2009)
  • Bob Hoskins at an event for A Christmas Carol (2009)
  • Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy at an event for A Christmas Carol (2009)

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Trivia

Jim Carrey has described the film as "a classical version of A Christmas Carol. There are a lot of vocal things, a lot of physical things, I have to do. Not to mention doing the accents properly, the English, Irish accents. I want it to fly in the UK. I want ... ...


Quotes

Ebenezer Scrooge: Yes, quite dead. As a doornail.


Goofs

In the scene where the Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge the two children, the boy says "Naff off!" to Scrooge. The expression was not coined until the 1960s and did not enter general use until the following decade when it was used as a substitute for swearing in the popular, early evening BBC comedy, Porridge.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Animation | Drama | Family | Fantasy

Details

Release Date:

6 November 2009

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,917,539 (UK) (8 November 2009)

Gross:

$137,855,863 (USA)

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