A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

DVD - 2010
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Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Mar 20, 2019

Through London Christmas is very closely lurking. Ebeneezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) is a miserable old man who has no Christmas spirit once so ever. Scrooge has an encounter with a ghost who is his late business partner. The spirit then warns him he will be visited by 3 ghosts that night. This movie explores the life of Scrooges past, present and future. I very much enjoyed this movie as you see an old grumpy man get cultured through his past, which in the end turns him into a joyful appreciated man. Overall would watch this movie, there was a lot of different events that kept me interested throughout. 3.5/5 stars @EffyStonem of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board.

A Christmas Carol was a great movie even though it might not be a Children’s movie. Jim Carrey plays the characters of “Scrooge” and the ghosts that visit him, and he has done a wonderful job for acting out those character’s voices. The story is basically about the realization of Christmas and getting together with your family and friends and appreciating everything. I would rate this movie 4.5 out of 5 because in my opinion, I liked it and it was a very different story than other Christmas stories because it didn’t really revolve around the “Christmas spirit”. @BirdieBooks of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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kmobuckeye
Feb 21, 2019

Over acted

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BradAlexander17
Jan 25, 2018

Fantastic! Closest to the Dickens novel of any version I've found and Thanks Disney for including so many Christ based Christmas songs,refreshing!

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Rogue704
Apr 03, 2017

Disney was more focused on the animation than the story. And what was with the ghost with the candle head?

loganlib_Ashley Jul 24, 2016

When my friends went to watch the second twilight film, I opted to watch anything but the twilight film at the time, which was 10pm at night. This was that film. I was the only person in the theatre watching, and roughly a third of the way through, I realized Jim Carrey was in it, and playing most of the parts. It wasn't a good film, and frankly the experience left me a little unsettled.

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tgwilliams
Dec 24, 2014

Spectacular animation and magnificent special FX!
Thoroughly enjoyed this feature much like the original story line from the B&W classic.

I didn't really like this movie i watched this movie at school with my class back in 2010 i knew i won't like it just when i seen it in stores i knew i won't like this movie and we saw this dvd at wal-mart when we went early christmas
shopping before the holiday started but I had to watch it at school my frieand Dallas doesn't like disney movie so i thought he will just say do we have to watch this movie i don't like disney movies but he didn't say anything i thought he won't evan watch the movie but he did .

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aepearson21
Dec 02, 2014

Great Movie! It is a good family one. A little scary for younger kids!!

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IrishMoon
Jan 11, 2014

I didn't expect to like it, but I absolutely LOVED this version of the Christmas Carol. The animation was spectacularly gorgeous! Although I don't feel this appropriate for small children, this film is far less creepy than the Alastair Sims version. Watching it will now be part of our yearly holiday tradition.

LadySugar Dec 13, 2013

This movie was very well done in terms of the animation and the way the story goes. I can understand why people would have a problem with it since it was creepy at times. But it was still very well done and the message of the movie was translated loud and clear.

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RAHMA NOUSHIN
Aug 19, 2011

RAHMA NOUSHIN thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over

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NanaPat
May 17, 2011

NanaPat thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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bluedragon123
Nov 21, 2010

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 06, 2012

this is about a man who learns a lesson about the true meanings of chirstmas from the past of christmas!!!!

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NanaPat
May 17, 2011

This is supposed to be a 'magical' retelling of Charles Dickens' beloved tale- Disney's A Christmas Carol ; a high-flying , heartwarming adventure for the whole family. The animation brings to life the characters with even the fine nuances of physical performance and the story line is fairly true to the common tale. There are a few little twists and omissions which are consistent in most of the previous films ; but they don't take anything from the film , while the new little bits are refreshing. All this being said ; it really is just another take on and venue for the good old " Christmas Carol".

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Love_Legolas_111
Dec 23, 2014

(Scrooge) What reason have you to be merry? You're poor enough.
(Nephew) What reason have you to be dismal, you're *rich* enough!

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 06, 2012

"believe what u believe"

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NanaPat
May 17, 2011

Violence: Extrememe amount of violence , even for an animated film , but especially a Disney production. Parental Guidance is an appropriate rating and I hope adults will consider this before they allow young children to be terrified and perhaps suffer from life long nightmares . ( I'm not kidding! )

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