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Annie (1999)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Family, Comedy, Musical  |  7 November 1999 (USA)
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Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two ... See full summary »

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Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two weeks with billionaire Oliver Warbucks during Christmas. The plucky orphan worms her way into the hearts of the staff and Mr. Warbucks and even the president of the United States! Even though Mr. Warbucks wants to adopt her, she is still looking for her real parents who left a locket with her when they dropped her off at the orphanage. Miss Hannigan's brother and his sleazy girlfriend pose as Annie's parents to gather the reward that Warbucks has offered to Annie's real parents. Written by <ragheadchick@hotmail.com>

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Annie - Weihnachten einer Waise  »

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Trivia

Among the deletions from the script in this version were:
  • Four songs, including the original title song, "Annie"


  • A subplot involving Sandy, who goes missing in the original musical


  • The White House "Tomorrow" reprise, which was replaced by a scene involving Grace Farrell and Annie


  • The ending was subtly changed so that Miss Hannigan portrays Mrs. Mudge instead of Lily St. Regis.


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Goofs

When the orphans are singing "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile" they back up towards Miss Hannigan's desk, but during the next shot, they are closer to the staircase in a big open area. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Molly: [having a dream] Mommy!
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While Ernie Sabella and Vic Polizos are both in the opening titles of the film, they are NOT in the end credits. See more »

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Soundtracks

I Don't Need Anything But You
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Performed by Victor Garber, Alicia Morton
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Alicia Morton Gives Annie Lavish And Style!
8 November 1999 | by (New Canaan, CT) – See all my reviews

This spectacular new version of Annie is something nobody should miss. Songs like "Maybe" "Tomorrow" and "NYC" are just too good. This is what you call Movie Magic. Because I can't believe how amazing this movie is. It's even better then the orginal and half of that goes to little Alicia Morton who plays Annie in this irresistible remake of the all time classic!


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