Scrooged

  • 1988,
  • Paramount,
  • Dir. Richard Donner

  • Starring:
  • Bill Murray,
  • Karen Allen,
  • John Forsythe,
  • Bobcat Goldthwait,
  • David Johanson

Synopsis:

Frank Cross runs a US TV station which is planning a live adaptation of Dickens' Christmas Carol. Frank's childhood wasn't a particularly pleasant one, and so he doesn't really appreciate the Christmas spirit. With the help of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, Frank realizes he must change.

Reviews:

The New York Times

Locked deep inside Bill Murray there is a small, hyperactive misanthrope fighting to be heard through the large heavy body that contains him. The misanthrope never sleeps. He's a busy demon, peering out through Mr. Murray's squinty eyes, seeing all and remaining actively unimpressed. Read More >>>

Stills:

"Let's face it, Frank. Garden slugs got more out of life than you."

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