PG | | Animation, Drama, Family
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.
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 ... ...
Yes, quite dead. As a doornail.
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.
£1,917,539 (UK) (8 November 2009)
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