• Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009)

Disney's A Christmas Carol

Release Date: November 6th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 16th, 2010

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Though London awaits the joyful arrival of Christmas, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) thinks it's all humbug, berating his faithful clerk and cheerful nephew for their view. Later, Scrooge encounters the ghost of his late business partner, who warns that three spirits will visit him this night. The ghosts take Scrooge on a journey through his past, present and future in the hope of transforming his bitterness.

Cast: Jim Carrey, Robin Wright, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, Cary Elwes, Fionnula Flanagan, Lesley Manville

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Genres: Fantasy , Animated , Children

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures, Imagemovers Digital

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Spirited, Brooding, England, Intense, Heartwarming, Inspiring

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This sad excuse for family entertainment tries to enshrine a classic while defacing it. show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Zemeckis' A Christmas Carol is, in its essence, a product reel, a showy, exuberant demonstration of the glories of motion capture, computer animation and 3D technology. On that level, it's a wow. On any emotional level, it's as cold as Marley's Ghost. show more

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Visually immersive but emotionally uninvolving. show more

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