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Annie (1982)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  18 June 1982 (USA)
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A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.

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In the depths of the 1930's, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist, Oliver Warbucks. Quickly, she charms the hearts of the household staff and even the seemingly cold-hearted Warbucks cannot help but learn to love this wonderful girl. He decides to help Annie find her long lost parents by offering a reward if they would come to him and prove their identity. However, Miss Hannigan, her evil brother, Rooster, and a female accomplice, plan to impersonate those people to get the reward for themselves which put Annie in great danger. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The movie of 'Tomorrow'


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18 June 1982 (USA)  »

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Anita la huerfanita  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$510,632 (USA) (21 May 1982)

Gross:

$57,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Carol Burnett got a chin implant after principal filming was completed, believing her work on the film was done. Two months later, the cast was called back to do re-shoots of certain scenes. In 2003, on the NPR program "Fresh Air," Carol Burnett told interviewer Terry Gross that her Miss Hannigan went into a closet in her office with one chin and emerged, two months later, with a different one. See more »

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During "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here," two maids set the table, presumably for Mr. Warbucks. One maid knocks over the carefully placed glasses. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Molly: [having a nightmare] Annie! Annie! Annie! Annie!
Annie: Everything is going to be alright.
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Soundtracks

Maybe (Same Effect On Everyone)
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Composed by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Performed by Aileen Quinn & Albert Finney
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Really great, and I'm a cold-heart film cynic
23 May 2004 | by (oregon) – See all my reviews

I loved this film as a child and will always hold fond nostalgia for it. You definitely have to watch this from the point of view as a child (with so many "family" films out today, I know this might be hard, when their goal has been to entertain everyone). I loved all the performances in it from Albert Finney to Carol Burnett and Tim Curry. My most favorite Huston film is The Misfits, but don't expect that from this film, which I think alot of people are doing. As most directors age, they tend to get "soft" in their filmmaking as their hunger is replaced with complacency, but this film isn't as bad as some people describe it. It's a musical, it was made in the 80's, and it's primarily for kids. Compared to other movies made in that time period, this one is actually quite good. And although I've only seen parts of the newer one made by Disney, this one seems alot more mature and crafted, and not so candy-coated.


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