Annie Poster

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
In this TV version of the Broadway musical, classic comic strip character Annie (Alicia Morton) is rescued from the misery of Miss Hannigan's (Kathy Bates) orphanage by Grace Farrell (Audra McDonald), whose employer, curmudgeonly tycoon Oliver Warbucks (Victor Garber), has decided to take in an orphan for Christmas. The search for Annie's biological family begins in earnest when Warbucks decides to offer a cash prize to her parents -- if they will only reveal themselves and return to her.

Cast: Victor Garber, Alicia Morton, Kathy Bates, Alan Cumming, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Marissa Rago, Danelle Wilson

Director: Rob Marshall

Genres: Musical comedy, Family

Keywords: Transformation, Endearing, Pursuit, 1930s, Love, New York City, Brother, Hilarious

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television