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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.

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

2. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An adaptation of the famous novel.

Writers: Peter Barnes, Charles Dickens | Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey, Ian McNeice

3. 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.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Noel Langley | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

4. A Christmas Carol (1938)

Passed | 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 »

Writers: Charles Dickens, Hugo Butler | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn

5. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Roger O. Hirson | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

6. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Leslie Bricusse | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

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

Unrated | 51 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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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.

Writers: William J. Keenan, Phyllis McGinley | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving

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

G | 53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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 »

Writers: Charles Dickens, Barbara Chain | Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano

9. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)

G | 26 min | Family, Fantasy, Short

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

Writers: Charles Dickens, Burny Mattinson, Tony Marino, Ed Gombert, Don Griffith, Alan Young, Alan Dinehart | Director: Burny Mattinson | Stars: Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, Hal Smith, Will Ryan

10. 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 »

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

11. A Christmas Carol (1971 TV Short)

28 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.8
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve.

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

12. 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.

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

13. 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 »

Writer: Charles Dickens | Director: Trevor Evans | Star: Rich Little

14. 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.

Writers: Thornton Wilder, John Michael Hayes | Director: Joseph Anthony | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford

15. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller

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.

Writers: June Mathis, Erich von Stroheim, Frank Norris | Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller

16. 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.

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

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

Not Rated | 46 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.3
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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 »

Writer: Ray De Laurentis | Director: Charles Visser | Stars: Joe Alaskey, Bob Bergen, Billy West, June Foray

18. 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.

Writer: Doran William Cannon | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Bud Cort, Shelley Duvall, Sally Kellerman, Michael Murphy

19. 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.

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

20. Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Writers: Pierre Boutron, Charles Dickens | Director: Pierre Boutron | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Pierre Clémenti, Georges Wilson, Lisette Malidor

21. 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.

Writers: George Eliot, Giles Foster, Louis Marks | Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, Patrick Ryecart, Freddie Jones

22. Los Olvidados (1950)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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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...

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

23. 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.

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

24. Dil (1990)

172 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Rajeev Kaul, Naushir Khatau, Kamlesh Pandey, Praful Parekh | Director: Indra Kumar | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Saeed Jaffrey, Deven Verma

25. A Christmas Carol (1947 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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Writers: Charles Dickens, David P. Lewis | Director: James Caddigan | Stars: Somar Alberg, David Carradine, John Carradine, Sam Fertig

26. Scrooge; or Marley's Ghost (1901)

11 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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It's Christmas Eve. The miser Scrooge and his assistant Bob Cratchit finish their work in the office and go home. When Scrooge is going to open his front door, he sees the face of Marley's ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Dickens | Director: Walter R. Booth

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

Drama

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Stars: Andrée Champagne, Jean-Pierre Masson, Paul Desmarteaux, Gisèle Mauricet

28. Bugs Bunny's Christmas Carol (1979 TV Short)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Yosemite Sam is miserly Ebenezer Scrooge in this spoof of Charles Dickens' classic tale. Porky Pig, as Scrooge's clerk, Bob Cratchit, is fired on Christmas eve for the unpardonable act of ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Benedict, John W. Dunn, Friz Freleng | Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

29. Hungama (2003)

153 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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. Aftab and Rimi play two strangers who have to pretend ... See full summary »

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

30. The Counterfeit Coin (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 »

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

31. John Grin's Christmas (1986 TV Movie)

50 min

8.4
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A present-day adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".

Writers: Charles Dickens, Charles Eric Johnson | Director: Robert Guillaume | Stars: Robert Guillaume, Roscoe Lee Browne, Geoffrey Holder, Ted Lange

32. 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 »

Writers: Fred Guiol, P.J. Wolfson, Rowland Leigh, A.J. Cronin | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Carole Lombard, Anne Shirley, Brian Aherne, Julien Mitchell

33. 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 »

Writers: Rajeev Kaul, Anwar Khan, Praful Parekh | Director: Vimal Kumar | Stars: Aftab Shivdasani, Ameesha Patel, Gulshan Grover, Asrani

34. Dulcima (1971)

PG | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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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 »

Writers: H.E. Bates, Frank Nesbitt | Director: Frank Nesbitt | Stars: Carol White, John Mills, Stuart Wilson, Bernard Lee

35. Big Brother Trouble (2000)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.6
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Writers: Jeff Nimoy, Seth Walther | Director: Ralph E. Portillo | Stars: Dick Van Patten, Bo Hopkins, Mario Lopez, Michal Suchánek

36. Even Pigeons Go to Heaven (2007)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

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 »

Writers: Karine Binaux, Olivier Gilbert, Samuel Tourneux | Director: Samuel Tourneux

37. 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 »

Writers: Earl Baldwin, Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Allan Scott, George Haight | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, George Brent, Charles Ruggles, Osa Massen

38. 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.

Writers: Edward Dein, Gerald Geraghty, Stuart Palmer, Michael Arlen | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Tom Conway, Harriet Hilliard, Jane Randolph, Edgar Kennedy

39. I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948)

Approved | 70 min | Mystery, Film-Noir, Crime

6.8
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A dancer is pinned for murder after his shoe prints are found at the scene of the crime. His wife follows the trail of clues to the genuine killer.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Steve Fisher | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Don Castle, Elyse Knox, Regis Toomey, Charles D. Brown

40. Son of Ingagi (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Horror

4.0
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A newlywed couple is visited by a strange old woman who harbors a secret about the young girl's father.

Writer: Spencer Williams | Director: Richard C. Kahn | Stars: Zack Williams, Laura Bowman, Alfred Grant, Daisy Bufford

41. Big Hearted Herbert (1934)

Approved | 59 min | Comedy

6.4
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Writers: Lillie Hayward, Ben Markson, Sophie Kerr, Anna Steese Richardson | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee, Patricia Ellis, Helen Lowell

42. You Can't Buy Everything (1934)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Hannah is so tight with her money that she takes her son, Donnie, to the charity ward a week after he hurts his leg. But she has always hoarded her money since her late husband wasted most ... See full summary »

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Lamar Trotti, Zelda Sears, Eve Greene | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: May Robson, Jean Parker, Lewis Stone, Mary Forbes

43. The Miser's Heart (1911)

18 min | Short, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Thieves decide to steal the money an old miser has hidden away. He refuses to open the safe for them, so they threaten to kill a girl who lives in his building.

Writer: George Hennessy | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Linda Arvidson, Lionel Barrymore, William J. Butler, Donald Crisp

44. Canción de Navidad (1974 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy

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Stars: Antonio Passy, Jorge del Campo, Héctor Bonilla, Blanca Sánchez

45. 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 »

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

46. Two Thoroughbreds (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Family

5.6
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A group of gangsters steal the valuable brood-mare "Larkspur" from the Conway Ranch in Arizona. The mare's three-month-old colt tries to follow its dam, but is outdistanced. The lost colt ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Fields, Jerome Cady | Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Jimmy Lydon, Joan Leslie, Arthur Hohl, J.M. Kerrigan

47. Tha se kano vasilissa (1964)

93 min | Comedy

7.6
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Writers: Christos Giannakopoulos, Alekos Sakellarios | Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Thanasis Vengos, Labros Konstadaras, Niki Linardou, Dimitris Nikolaidis

48. The Phantom of the Range (1936)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A man has died leaving a fortune somewhere on his ranch. Brandon and his cohorts think a map is hidden in a picture frame. But when they bid on the picture at the auction, newcomer Jerry ... See full summary »

Writer: Basil Dickey | Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Tom Tyler, Beth Marion, Sammy Cohen, Soledad Jiménez

49. Crown v. Stevens (1936)

TV-G | 66 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Laurence Meynell, Brock Williams | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Beatrix Thomson, Patric Knowles, Glennis Lorimer, Reginald Purdell

50. Le misanthrope (2000 TV Movie)

150 min | Comedy

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Writer: Molière | Director: Francis Girod | Stars: Alberte Aveline, Michel Favory, Isabelle Gardien, Denis Podalydès