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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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Annie was created by Chicago Tribune cartoonist Harold Gray. She was originally intended to be a boy, Little Orphan Otto, but her gender was changed at the request of Gray's editor, Captain Joseph Medill Patterson, to create a reference to the 1885 James Whitcomb Riley poem "Little Orphan Annie". See more »

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The helicopter flies past the 1982 New York City skyline. See more »

Quotes

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

Featured in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Easy Street
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Composed by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Performed by Bernadette Peters, Carol Burnett, & Tim Curry
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I still love it!
5 January 2003 | by (Watertown, MA) – See all my reviews

I just recently watched this movie, for the first time in my adult life. It's even better as an adult, because you catch all of these little things like, "Mr. Warbucks, you're really handsome, for a Republican." Some people bash it for being different than the Broadway show, but so what, they did a good job. It's a fun movie for people of all ages. It's hilarious, musical, and touching.


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