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Christmas Story, A Movie

80s Film Summary for Christmas Story, A

Summary

An 80s movie about a 1940s Christmas. A young boy requests a unique Christmas gift.

Christmas Story, A DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Christmas Story, A was released on October 7, 2003 by Warner Home Video and is rated PG.

Plot

While the rest of the world’s kids were wishing for fire trucks, trains and dolls, Ralphie Parker was wishing for Santa Claus to bring him a BB gun as a gift in the movie A Christmas Story.

Everyone, including Ralphie’s mom, teacher, and even Santa Claus are against him getting this gift. But, Ralphie is determined to get what he wants in the movie A Christmas Story.

A two disc special DVD edition of the PG rated A Christmas Story was released by Warner Home Video on October 7, 2003.

Cast

Mrs. Parker - Melinda Dillon
The Old Man, Mr. Parker - Darren McGavin
Ralphie Parker - Peter Billingsley
Randy Parker - Ian Petrella
Flick - Scott Schwartz
Schwartz - RD Robb
Miss Shields - Tedde Moore
Grover Dill - Yano Anaya
Scut Farkus - Zack Ward
Santa Claus - Jeff Gillen
Tree Man - Leslie Carlson
Freight Man - Jim Hunter
Head Elf - Patty Johnson

Trivia

Jack Nicholson was originally considered for the role of Mr. Parker - The Old Man, in the movie A Christmas Story.

Parts of the movie A Christmas Story were filmed in Ontario, Canada while most of it was filmed in Cleveland, Ohio.

Academy Awards:

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Christmas Story, A was released to theatres on 11/18/1983 by MGM/UA, and grossed $19,294,000 at the box office in the US.


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