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PG| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan (Carol Burnett), Annie (Aileen Quinn) believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks (Albert Finney) decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks' mansion, she still longs to meet her parents. So Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds.

Cast: Aileen Quinn , Albert Finney , Carol Burnett , Bernadette Peters , Tim Curry , Ann Reinking , Geoffrey Holder , Edward Herrmann

Director: John Huston

Genres: Musical comedy

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Annie (1982)

Release Date: June 18th, 1982|2 hr. 10 min.

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  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I enjoyed the energy that was visible on the screen, and the sumptuousness of the production numbers, and the good humor of several of the performances. show more

  • 63
    Ethan Alter TV Guide

    This charming musical based on the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie features many memorable songs and pleasant dance numbers. show more

  • 38
    Jay Scott The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    In the end, this musical is not a disgrace - Huston has too much experience to let the thing die. But he cannot summon the magic required to let it live. Watching Annie is like being buried alive in balloons. [21 May 1982] show more

  • May 19, 2010 wateringshowers
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    this was one of my favorite childhood movies. especialy one of the alot of good memory 1980's movies :)

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'Annie' Cast: Where Are They Now?

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Gary Susman on May 14th, 2012 7:06PM

"The Movie of 'Tomorrow,'" quipped the posters for the 1982 film version of "Annie." As it turned out, the big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical, which premiered 30 years ago this week (on May...

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