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
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Martin Charnin, the creator of the original Broadway Annie, hated the 1981 film. He thought Annie was too cute, Hannigan should not have been played as a drunk and Warbucks should not have been played by an Englishman. He also didn't like the 1999 Disney version or the 2012 Broadway production either. See more »
When the orphans are locked in the closet and Pepper tries to get out through the ceiling, the girls are still on the floor talking to each other, but when they are visible, none of them are talking. See more »
[having a nightmare]
Annie! Annie! Annie! Annie!
Everything is going to be alright.
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I thought that this movie was a real spirit-lifter. It is a movie that
I hope everyone who watches it has a change of attitude towards orphans
and homeless children and adults. Sometimes I find myself turning my
back on homeless people. Although I am ashamed to admit it, I do hope
that others will look beyond money and appearance and see what really
matters. This movie, once again, was wonderful. I hope that you keep up
all of the good work and keep producing and directing movies such as
this one. Enjoy all of your comments and all of your hard earned credit
that you are receiving and take the time to really preview all of your
scripts and watch the movie several times to praise all of your good
work. Thank you very much and I will be watching the movies that you
produce no matter how long, or short, they might be.
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