A Christmas Story (1983): FYC

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A Christmas Story

Discover the plot, cast, script and facts from the 1983 movie.

Here's what we have on Bob Clark's, "A Christmas Story". And, you can read and download the official screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.


"A Christmas Story" Plot Summary.

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Discover the "A Christmas Story" script, cast, facts and more!

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Notable Cast
Melinda DillonMelinda Dillon...Mother Parker
Darren McGavinDarren McGavin...The Old Man Parker
Scott SchwartzScott Schwartz...Flick
Jean ShepherdJean Shepherd...Ralphie as an Adult (voice)
Ian PetrellaIan Petrella...Randy
Tedde MooreTedde Moore...Miss Shields
R.D. RobbR.D. Robb...Schwartz
Zack WardZack Ward...Scut Farkus
Yano AnayaYano Anaya...Grover Dill
Jeff GillenJeff Gillen...Santa Claus
Peter BillingsleyPeter Billingsley...Ralphie
Leslie CarlsonLeslie Carlson...Christmas Tree Man
Dwayne McLeanDwayne McLean...Black Bart


Notable Win
National Film Registry2012 National Film Registry...National Film Preservation Board

Box Office Data

(1983) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$2,072,473
Gross (US & Canada)...$20,605,209
Gross (World)...$20,618,717


A Christmas Story 2983 poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos ... IMDb/Getty
Box Office ... IMDb Pro
Poster ... Official Site
Awards ... US Library of Congress
Studio ... MGM/UA

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