Best A Christmas Carol Adaptationsby rjmills | created - 17 Dec 2021 | updated - 23 Dec 2021 | Public
Best adaptations of Charles Dickens' classic according to IMDb rating. No vote limit, no series episodes. Features, TV movies, TV specials, mini-series, shorts.
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1. Christmas with Kiri Te Kanawa: Carols from Coventry Cathedral (1995 TV Special)
90 min | Music
Kiri te Kanawa, Michael George, and a choir sing Christmas music, and in between selections, David Frost narrates a history of the Christmas carol.
2. Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (1989 TV Movie)
Drama, Family, Fantasy
Actor Patrick Macnee presents and comments a TV screening of the colorized version of the movie A Christmas Carol (1951)
3. A Christmas Carol (1951)
TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Ebenezer Scrooge, a curmudgeonly, miserly businessman, has no time for sentimentality and largely views Christmas as a waste of time. However, this Christmas Eve he will be visited by three spirits who will show him the errors of his ways.
4. Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 TV Movie)
43 min | Comedy, History
After a genial spirit shows the benevolent Ebenezer Blackadder visions of his unscrupulous ancestors, he resolves to mend his generous ways.
5. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A bitter old miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.
7. Bah, Humbug!: The Story of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' (1994 TV Movie)
58 min | Family
An abridged dramatic reading of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", performed live at the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York, and based on Dickens's own adaptation for his dramatic readings.
8. Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)
Approved | 53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
This musical adaptation of the classic tale by Charles Dickens stars Magoo as the cold-hearted old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge.
9. Dollywood's a Christmas Carol (2013)
45 min | Musical
This is a live musical staged presentation of Dickens' classic tale. All of the ghosts appear on stage as holograms, Dolly Parton as the Ghost of Christmas Past, and, of course, doing a musical number.
10. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy
An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
16. Scrooge (1970)
G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Votes: 11,676 | Gross: $3.70M
18. Scrooge (1935)
78 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Scrooge is mean old miser who wants nothing to do with Christmas. The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future appear to Scrooge, taking him on a journey into the very spirit and magic of Christmas itself.
19. Scrooge (1978 TV Movie)
70 min | Drama, Fantasy
On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »
21. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.
Votes: 13,878 | Gross: $21.00M
23. A Christmas Carol (I) (2018)
81 min | Drama
Ebeneezer Scrooge, the miserly owner of an old counting house, is visited by the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley, on Christmas Eve. Marley warns Scrooge he is doomed in the... See full summary »