The Lloyd Vinnik Library: Part 1, A thru L

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1.
...All the Marbles (1981)
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Harry manages The California Dolls, a female wrestling tag team endlessly touring America, and he's also romantically involved with one of them... (113 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
2.
*batteries not included (1987)
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Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition. (106 mins.)
Director: Matthew Robbins
 
3.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
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After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
4.
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
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A post-apocalyptic tale based on a novella by Harlan Ellison. A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex... (91 mins.)
Director: L.Q. Jones
 
5.
A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969)
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Charlie Brown makes his way to the national spelling bee finals. (86 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
6.
A Brief History of Time (1991 Documentary)
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A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time. (80 mins.)
Director: Errol Morris
 
7.
A Brivele der mamen (1938)
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One of the last Yiddish films made in Poland before the Nazi invasion, this film tells the story of... (106 mins.)
 
8.
A Bug's Life (1998)
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A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe. (95 mins.)
 
9.
A Bunny's Tale (1985 TV Movie)
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A dramatization of Gloria Steinem's undercover investigation of the working conditions Bunnies faced at the Playboy Clubs. (104 mins.)
Director: Karen Arthur
 
10.
A Carol Christmas (2003 TV Movie)
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An ego-maniacal TV talk show host is determined to destroy the festive fun in the studio. (92 mins.)
Director: Matthew Irmas
 
11.
CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984 TV Series)
Episode: 15 and Getting Straight (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Drug addiction treatment center for teenagers where the counselors are ex-addicts themselves.
 
12.
A Certain Sacrifice (1985)
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A street-wise teen gets herself in a series of circumstances and mishaps in her meaningless existence. (60 mins.)
 
13.
A Change of Heart (1998 TV Movie)
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A woman discovers that her husband has been hiding a secret: he is gay. (102 mins.)
Director: Arvin Brown
 
14.
A Child Is Waiting (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Psychologist Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of the Crawthorne State Training Institute, one of the first... (102 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
 
15.
A Chorus Line (1985)
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Hopefuls try out before a demanding director for a part in a new musical. (113 mins.)
 
16.
A Christmas Carol (1938)
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On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner... (69 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
17.
A Christmas Carol (1977 TV Movie)
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Miser Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas, but then gets a visit from his companion Jacob Marley, who has been dead for seven years. He urges Scrooge to change his life. (58 mins.)
Director: Moira Armstrong
 
18.
A Christmas Carol (1982 TV Movie)
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(75 mins.)
 
19.
A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)
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An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve. (100 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
20.
A Christmas Carol (1994 TV Movie)
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A ballet version of the famous Dickens classic
 
21.
A Christmas Carol (1997 Video)
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Misanthropic miser Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by his deceased business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley's ghost is followed by three more spirits from Christmases Past, Present and Future. Each has a lesson Scrooge must learn. (72 mins.)
Director: Stan Phillips
 
22.
A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)
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An adaptation of the famous novel by Charles Dickens. (95 mins.)
Director: David Jones
 
23.
A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve. (97 mins.)
 
24.
ABC Stage 67 (1966 TV Series)
Episode: A Christmas Memory (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Its the last Christmas together in Depression era Alabama of a sensitive boy and his elderly cousin who was his closest friend... (51 mins.)
 
25.
A Christmas Romance (1994 TV Movie)
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A widowed mother with financial woes comes to the aid of a bill collector who crashes his car in a snowstorm. (94 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Larry
 
26.
A Christmas Story (1983)
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In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. (94 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
27.
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
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As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students. (63 mins.)
Director: Alfred Goulding
 
28.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
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In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
29.
A Closer Look (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
30.
A Happening in Central Park (1968 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Barbara Streisand's live concert taped before an appreciative audience of 150,000 fans in New York City's Central Park. (60 mins.)
Director: Robert Scheerer
 
32.
A Connecticut Yankee (1931)
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(95 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
33.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)
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A singing mechanic from 1912 finds himself in Arthurian Britain. (106 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
34.
A Conversation with Dinah (1989 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
35.
A Damsel in Distress (1937)
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Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose... (101 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
36.
A Date with Judy (1948)
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Developed from a radio program which began in 1941, hyperactive teenager Judy challenges and is challenged by her overly proper parents, pest of a brother Randolph and boyfriend Oogie. (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
37.
A Day at the Races (1937)
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A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse. (111 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
38.
A Day in the Life (2009)
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Bad blood between two urban crime families explodes into an all-out turf war in this gritty, hard-hitting drama set to rap and starring music legend Sticky Fingaz. (90 mins.)
Director: Sticky Fingaz
 
39.
A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
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When a mysterious fog surrounds the boundaries of California, there is a communication breakdown and all the Mexicans disappear, affecting the economy and the state stops working missing the Mexican workers and dwellers. (100 mins.)
Director: Sergio Arau
 
40.
A Different Story (1978)
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A homosexual woman marries a gay male friend to prevent his deportation, but they soon fall in love. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Aaron
 
41.
A Different World (1987 TV Series)
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A group of students at a historically Black university struggle to make it through college. (60 mins.)
 
42.
A Dirty Shame (2004)
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An uptight, middle-aged, repressed woman turns into a sex addict after getting hit on the head, and she then falls into an underground subculture of sex addicts in suburban Baltimore. (89 mins.)
Director: John Waters
 
43.
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000 TV Movie)
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A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits. (120 mins.)
 
44.
A Double Life (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the characters he plays. When he's playing comedy... (104 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
45.
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
This highly-rated television film covers the life of American movie/TV/pop music idol Annette Funicello... (120 mins.)
Director: Bill Corcoran
 
46.
8 Man After (1993 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A police officer that nearly meets a violent death is turned into a cyborg with superhuman strength, speed and reflexes. (104 mins.)
 
47.
8 Mile (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem. (110 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
48.
8 Women (2002)
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One murdered man, eight women, each seeming to be more eager than the others to know the truth. Gimme, gimme, gimme some clues to make up my mind. And eventually enter the truth. Oh, thou cruel woman! (111 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
49.
80 Steps to Jonah (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young man hiding from the law takes refuge in a summer camp for blind children. (107 mins.)
Director: Gerd Oswald
 
50.
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become? (126 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
51.
A Family Thing (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents... (109 mins.)
Director: Richard Pearce
 
52.
50 First Dates (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
 
53.
54 (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Famous 70s NYC nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee. (93 mins.)
 
54.
A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Fred is cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in a stage adaption of the story, but is acting a bit stingy in real life. (69 mins.)
Director: Joanna Romersa
 
55.
A Fool There Was (1915)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory woman. (67 mins.)
 
56.
A Foreign Affair (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her. (116 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
57.
48 Hours (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
One of television's most popular true-crime series, investigating shocking cases and compelling real-life dramas with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style. (60 mins.)
Director: Bill Brady
 
58.
'49-'17 (1917)
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A retired judge comes West to restore a ghost town. (61 mins.)
 
59.
42nd Street (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
60.
4 Clowns (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The "four clowns" of this Robert Youngson anthology are: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase and Buster Keaton... (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Youngson
 
61.
A Free Soul (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him. (93 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
62.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom. (99 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
63.
A Girl in Every Port (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
After two sailors are conned into buying a lame race-horse, they go ashore to sort out the problem, but when they realize that the horse is one of a pair of identical twins, their plan for revenge becomes more complicated. (86 mins.)
Director: Chester Erskine
 
64.
A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The true story of Gwen Araujo, a young trans woman who was brutally murdered by four men in 2002. (88 mins.)
 
65.
17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (2006 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
The 17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honoring individuals and projects in the media and entertainment industries for their fair... (150 mins.)
Director: Michael Dempsey
 
66.
A Glimpse of Hell (2001 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A Navy officer tries to set the record straight after the Navy blames a 1989 explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a homosexual affair between two sailors. (85 mins.)
Director: Mikael Salomon
 
67.
A Good Time with a Bad Girl (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
A millionaire goes to Las Vegas and has an affair with a sex-addicted girl, while his wife is back at home. (61 mins.)
Director: Barry Mahon
 
68.
A Great Day in Harlem (1994 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Art Kane, now deceased, coordinated a group photograph of all the top jazz musicians in NYC in the year 1958... (60 mins.)
Director: Jean Bach
 
69.
A Guide for the Married Man (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man gives his co-worker a series of lessons on how to cheat on one's wife without being caught. (89 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
70.
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A 'typical' day in the life of the Beatles, including many of their famous songs. (87 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
71.
A Hollywood Christmas (1996 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A narrated retrospective of Christmas films from the the silent era to the mid-90's. (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin Burns
 
72.
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in... (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Mayer
 
73.
A Jihad for Love (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A documentary on gay, lesbian, and transgender Muslims across the Muslim and Western worlds. (81 mins.)
Director: Parvez Sharma
 
74.
A Lady's Morals (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
(87 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
75.
A League of Their Own (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. (128 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
76.
A League of Their Own (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
(30 mins.)
Director: Harvey Miller
 
77.
A Life in the Theater (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A veteran actor who's seen it all and a young, up-and-comer join for a season of reperatory theatre. (78 mins.)
Director: Gregory Mosher
 
78.
A Little Night Music (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been... (124 mins.)
Director: Harold Prince
 
80.
A Little Princess (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead. (97 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
81.
8: The Mormon Proposition (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A scorching indictment of the Mormon Church's historic involvement in the promotion & passage of California's Proposition 8 and the Mormon religion's secretive, decades-long campaign against LGBT human rights. (80 mins.)
 
82.
40 Most Shocking Celebrity Mug Shots (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
 
83.
50 Years of Television: A Golden Celebration (1989 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(120 mins.)
Director: John Moffitt
 
84.
A Day in the Life of Hollywood (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Brady Connell
Stars: Edd Hall
 
85.
A Bing Crosby Christmas (1998 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
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88.
50 Years of Funny Females (1995 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
An ABC prime-time special clip show, celebrating 50 years of top comediennes from film and television.
 
89.
A Christmas Carol (1971 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve. (28 mins.)
 
90.
50 Years of NBC Late Night (2001 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Jim Signorelli
 
91.
A Clay Aiken Christmas (2004 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
 
92.
A Life Among Whales (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Weaving together natural history and biography, this film is a fascinating exploration into the unique... (57 mins.)
Director: Bill Haney
 
93.
15 Films About Madonna (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
 
94.
A Celebration of Bob Barker's 50 Years in Television (2007 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
(60 mins.)
Director: Bart Eskander
 
95.
A Haunting in Georgia (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Documentary that inspired "A Haunting in Conneticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia". (94 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Fine
 
96.
A Haunting in Connecticut (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A haunting documentary of a normal family living in Connecticut, who, after moving into their new house, are terrorized by an evil ghost that dwells in the home. (94 mins.)
Director: John Kavanaugh
 
97.
A Christmas Carol (1969 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(45 mins.)
Director: Zoran Janjic
 
99.
ABC Weekend Specials (1977 TV Series)
Episode: A Different Twist (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature. (60 mins.)
 
100.
A Christmas Carol (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis