Movie Review for Scrooged
They made him a believer in this 80s movie. An unbeliever of Christmas is soon converted.
Frank Cross (played by Bill Murray) is the top man in charge of a television station that is airing a version of Dicken’s “Christmas Carol” in the movie Scrooged.
Since Frank did not have a good Christmas in his childhood, he hated the season and was not too thrilled about the Christmas show. But, it took the ghosts of past, present and future to make him experience the joy that the holiday brings in Scrooged.
Frank Cross - Bill Murray
Claire Phillips - Karen Allen
Lew Hayward - John Forsythe
Brice Cummings - John Glover
Eliot Loudermilk - Bob Goldthwait
Ghost of Christmas Past - David Johansen
Ghost of Christmas Present - Carol Kane
Preston Rhinelander - Robert Mitchum
Calvin Cooley - Nicholas Phillips
Herman - Michael J. Pollard
Grace Cooley - Alfre Woodard
Gramma - Mabel King
James Cross - John Murray
Jacob Marley - Jamie Farr
Himself - Robert Goulet
TriviaThree if Bill Murray’s real-life brothers make appearances in the movie Scrooged.
Bill Murray’s lip was actually torn for days when the ghost of Christmas present (played by Carol Kane) grabbed it hard in Scrooged. He had to take a break from filming as a result of this.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Scrooged was released to theatres on 11/23/1988 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $57,009,579 at the box office in the US.
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