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Year
1983
Runtime
94 min.
Director
Bob Clark
Genres
Comedy, Family
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
106,283
Checks
28,200
Favs
1,446
Dislikes
302
Favs/checks
5.1% (1:20)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. frankqb's avatar

    frankqb

    An entertaining but far from perfect holiday family film. The story drags on an inexplicable extra ten minutes after the resolution of the main story seemingly to round out a 90 minute runtime. There are some big laughs, but this film leaves an aftertaste of being over-rated. That being said, it is one of the few films to truly capture the feeling of being a kid at Christmas. 8 years 2 months ago
  2. IreneAdler's avatar

    IreneAdler

    A lovely Christmas movie, absolutely sweet and also very funny! 5 years 4 months ago
  3. Trackmarked's avatar

    Trackmarked

    Surprised that I liked it. Never thought I would.

    I would consider this some kind of a black comedy, on a family level. If you didn't like it, it just wasn't your type of comedy.
    7 years 2 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #34 in Family
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  2. This movie ranks #48 in 1980s
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  3. This movie ranks #120 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  4. This movie ranks #363 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  5. This movie ranks #614 in National Film Registry
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  6. This movie ranks #695 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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