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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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When we first see Rooster and Lily, it seems odd that a recently released convict would be able to afford a three-piece Armani suit. See more »

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When Rooster and Lily enter as Annie's parents, Lily sits on the front of Hannigan's desk. When the shot switches to Hannigan's face you can see the edge of the desk, but there is no Lily. When the shot switches back behind the desk Lily is there again. See more »

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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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Version of Annie (1982) See more »

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Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Performed by Erin Adams, Sarah Hyland, Nanea Miyata, Marissa Rago, and Danelle Wilson
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Slightly weaker than the 1982 version
8 November 1999 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

The role of Miss Hannigan was made for Carol Burnett or Bette Midler; Kathy Bates is merely above average for the part. Alicia Morton is good in the title role, with excellent mugging for the camera, but isn't any more believable as an orphan than Aileen Quinn was. Victor Garber has a wonderful voice for musicals, but his acting is quite inconsistent for Dady Warbucks, a classic Silas Marner role that requires very quick development. Overall, the cinematography, choreography, and set design felt as if they were merely adapted from "The Wizard of Oz" and "Mary Poppins", with perhaps a bit of "Beauty and the Beast" (Disney version) thrown in. When someone with a lot of money remakes a well-known picture, I expect a better treatment than this. It's worth 90 minutes to watch, but I won't see it a second time.


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