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1. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family

6.8
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine

Votes: 80,207 | Gross: $137.85M

2. Rising Damp (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Popular sitcom set in a seedy bedsit lorded over by the mean, vain, boastful, cowardly landlord Rigsby. In each episode, his conceits are debunked by his long suffering tenants.

Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Don Warrington, Frances de la Tour, Richard Beckinsale

Votes: 1,618

3. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 36,905 | Gross: $27.28M

4. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies

Votes: 9,235

5. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.9
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller

Votes: 7,480

6. A Christmas Carol (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve...

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 16,007

7. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.9
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100 Metascore

The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert

Votes: 12,953 | Gross: $0.04M

8. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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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.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

Votes: 9,083

9. A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Comedy

6.3
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His life was emotionally closed off from the world, until an orphaned baby showed up at his house.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Steve Martin, Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 4,403 | Gross: $3.43M

10. The Young and the Damned (1950)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City, and the morals of young Pedro are gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others...

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Alfonso Mejía, Roberto Cobo, Estela Inda, Miguel Inclán

Votes: 14,348

11. Brewster McCloud (1970)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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An introverted loner living in the bowels of the Astrodome plots to develop - with the aid of a mysterious guardian angel - a pair of wings that will help him fly.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Bud Cort, Shelley Duvall, Sally Kellerman, Michael Murphy

Votes: 3,232

12. The Matchmaker (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Romance, Comedy

7.0
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Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman.

Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford

Votes: 835

13. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An adaptation of the famous novel by Charles Dickens.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey, Ian McNeice

Votes: 6,514

14. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

Votes: 7,066

15. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving

Votes: 5,514

16. A Christmas Carol (1938)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn

Votes: 4,714

17. Silas Marner (1985 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.4
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When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, Patrick Ryecart, Freddie Jones

Votes: 481

18. Waqt Hamara Hai (1993)

148 min | Action, Comedy, Family

6.3
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Two friends Vikas Kumar Sabkuchwala and Sunil Choudhary decides to arrange the fake kidnapping of the two girls Ayesha and Mamta; they are in love with; so as to convince the girls father ... See full summary »

Director: Bharat Rangachary | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Ayesha Jhulka, Mamta Kulkarni

Votes: 1,160

19. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.0
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The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.

Director: Burny Mattinson | Stars: Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, Hal Smith, Will Ryan

Votes: 7,623

20. Hungama (2003)

153 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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The story of a bunch of misfits whose misconception about each others backgrounds end up in a series of chaotic, yet comic outcomes.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Akshaye Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani, Rimi Sen, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 8,588

21. Dil (1990)

172 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Raja lives a poor lifestyle along with his dad, Hazariprasad and mom. He attends college where he has several run-ins with wealthy fellow-collegian, Madhu Mehra. Matters escalate to such an... See full summary »

Director: Indra Kumar | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Saeed Jaffrey, Deven Verma

Votes: 3,861

22. A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007 Video)

G | 83 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.9
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Dennis Christmas is a Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol where Mr. Wilson plays his own version of Scrooge. While Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, he ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Maxwell Perry Cotton, Robert Wagner, Louise Fletcher, Isaac Durnford

Votes: 1,434

23. Vigil in the Night (1940)

Approved | 96 min | Drama

6.8
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Nurse Anne Lee blames herself for a fatal mistake of her sister Lucy, who also is a nurse. Anne loses her job, and gets a new one at a poorly equipped country hospital. There she falls in ... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Carole Lombard, Anne Shirley, Brian Aherne, Julien Mitchell

Votes: 593

24. Les belles histoires des pays d'en haut (1956–1970)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A historical drama set in the 1880s in the growing settlement of Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, where a love triangle involves the powerful but miserly mayor, the woman forced into marrying him, and the beau with whom she shares a deep love.

Stars: Jean-Pierre Masson, Andrée Champagne, Yvon Leroux, Pierre Daigneault

Votes: 63

25. Phool Aur Patthar (1966)

Action, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Circumstances have made Shaka a career criminal. When plague empties a town of its inhabitants, he takes the opportunity to burgle a house. He finds nothing except Shanti, a widowed ... See full summary »

Director: O.P. Ralhan | Stars: Meena Kumari, Dharmendra, Shashikala, Lalita Pawar

Votes: 165

26. Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)

Approved | 53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the ... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano

Votes: 1,976

27. Aha Naa Pellanta (1987)

147 min | Comedy

8.9
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Krishnamurthy (Rajendra Prasad) is the only son of industrialist Satyanarayana (Nutan Prasad). He wants his son to get married to a girl whom he has chosen because of his bitter experience ... See full summary »

Director: Jandhyala | Stars: Rajendraprasad, Rajani, Nutan Prasad, Srinivasa Rao Kota

Votes: 1,173

28. Majboor (1989)

Drama

4.9
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Honest retired Judge Justice Deenanath live a happy life-style with his wife and two sons, advocate Ravi and inspector Sunil. One day Ravi brings home a poor girl Sharda to rehabilitate as ... See full summary »

Director: Rama Rao Tatineni | Stars: Mahesh Anand, Asrani, Prem Chopra, Seema Deo

Votes: 23

29. Bah Humduck!: A Looney Tunes Christmas (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 46 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.5
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In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Daffy Duck is the greedy proprietor of the Lucky Duck Mega-Mart and all he can think about is the money to be made during the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Visser | Stars: Joe Alaskey, Bob Bergen, Billy West, June Foray

Votes: 619

30. Suno Sasurjee (2004)

169 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

2.5
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Mr. Raj K. Saxena is known for his parsimony. Everything he does and thinks is valued with money, and ways he can accumulate it. His daughter, Kiran, is the opposite, a spendthrift. Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Vimal Kumar | Stars: Aftab Shivdasani, Ameesha Patel, Gulshan Grover, Asrani

Votes: 122

31. Istoria mias kalpikis liras (1955)

127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign. It is made by the honest engraver in the first story, seduced by the charms of a young widow, and ... See full summary »

Director: Yorgos Tzavellas | Stars: Vasilis Logothetidis, Ilia Livykou, Mimis Fotopoulos, Sperantza Vrana

Votes: 1,830

32. Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante

Votes: 359

33. Dulcima (1971)

PG | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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A farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima, takes pity on him and decides to help him... See full summary »

Director: Frank Nesbitt | Stars: Carol White, John Mills, Stuart Wilson, Bernard Lee

Votes: 139

34. Christmas Carol (1978 TV Movie)

55 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.5
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In this one-man show starring Rich Little, Ebeneezer Scrooge (played by Rich as W.C. Fields) hates Christmas, and it's up to the Ghosts of Christmas Past (played by Rich as Humphrey Bogart)... See full summary »

Director: Trevor Evans | Star: Rich Little

Votes: 211

35. A Christmas Carol (1971 TV Short)

28 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Williams | Stars: Alastair Sim, Michael Redgrave, Michael Hordern, Diana Quick

Votes: 866

36. Ghar Sansar (1986)

Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Girdharilal (Kader Khan) is a very rich and wealthy man. He has made a number of enemies. One of his enemies asks a beggar to masquerade as Girdharilal for a price, to which the beggar ... See full summary »

Director: K. Bapaiah | Stars: Jeetendra, Sridevi, Kader Khan, Ranjeet

Votes: 40

37. The Falcon Strikes Back (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Tom Lawrence, who has inherited his brother's sobriquet of "The Falcon," is framed for the theft of war bonds and murder.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Tom Conway, Harriet Nelson, Jane Randolph, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 409

38. The Woman for Joe (1955)

91 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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A sideshow owner and his main attraction, a midget, fall for the same woman.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi, David Kossoff

Votes: 57

39. The Christmas Carol (1949 TV Short)

25 min | Drama, Short, Fantasy

6.1
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Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and three Christmas Ghosts that change his perception of life. Narrated by Vincent Price.

Director: Arthur Pierson | Stars: Vincent Price, Taylor Holmes, Patrick Whyte, Robert Clarke

Votes: 169

40. Big Brother Trouble (2000)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.7
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Younger brother Mitch is having all kinds of problems competing with his older brother Sean over a girl that just moved in next door.

Director: Ralph E. Portillo | Stars: Dick Van Patten, Bo Hopkins, Mario Lopez, Michal Suchánek

Votes: 84 | Gross: $0.50M

41. A Christmas Carol (1947 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »

Director: James Caddigan | Stars: Somar Alberg, David Carradine, John Carradine, Sam Fertig

Votes: 28

42. Ms. Scrooge (1997 TV Movie)

G | 87 min | Fantasy, Drama

5.3
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A retelling of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Katherine Helmond, Michael Beach, John Bourgeois

Votes: 296

43. The Bachelor's Daughters (1946)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A semi-trifle with Adolphe Menjou as a department store floor walker who is persuaded by four husband-seeking salesgirls---two-bordering-on-three of which were well beyond the "girl" stage-... See full summary »

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Gail Russell, Claire Trevor, Ann Dvorak, Adolphe Menjou

Votes: 38

44. Honeymoon for Three (1941)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy

6.1
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Noted writer Kenneth Bixby, in love with his witty secretary Anne Rogers, nevertheless agrees to a tete-a-tete with a former college fling, loopy Danish girl Julie who is married to ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, George Brent, Charles Ruggles, Osa Massen

Votes: 292

45. Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Boutron | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Pierre Clémenti, Georges Wilson, Lisette Malidor

Votes: 79

46. A Christmas Carol (1910)

11 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Based on the story by Charles Dickens: Ebenezer Scrooge is well known for his harsh, miserly ways, until he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and then by three other spirits.

Directors: J. Searle Dawley, Charles Kent, Ashley Miller | Stars: Marc McDermott, Charles Ogle, William Bechtel, Viola Dana

Votes: 410

47. Crown v. Stevens (1936)

TV-G | 66 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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When an ex-dancer marries a man for his money she is suprised find he is a real skinflint. She owes a lot of money to a loan-shark who is after her. However, her husband does carry a lot of... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Beatrix Thomson, Patric Knowles, Glennis Lorimer, Reginald Purdell

Votes: 180

48. Even Pigeons Go to Heaven (2007)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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On a moonlit fall night, a priest races to the home of Mr. Moulin running a motorcycle off the road and arriving just in time to catch the old man as he falls from a chair on which he ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Tourneux | Stars: Frédéric Saurel, Bernard Jung, Clémence Cournac

Votes: 794

49. Tha se kano vasilissa (1964)

93 min | Comedy

7.6
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Antonis is married for four years with Eleni, and despite they are rich they live in a ruined house. Antonis who is very focused on how to make more money and nothing else, in the beginning... See full summary »

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Thanasis Vengos, Labros Konstadaras, Niki Linardou, Dimitris Nikolaidis

Votes: 565

50. Money Mad (1908)

11 min | Short, Crime, Drama

5.8
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The central figure is an old miser, who in parsimonionsness is a Harpahon. And, like Fosene, boarded his money in a secret cellar, where he met his death. We first find him begging on the. ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Charles Inslee, George Gebhardt, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence

Votes: 53