A Christmas Story

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Plot Summary: “A Christmas Story (1983)Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a “Red Ryder air rifle.” Frequently at odds with his cranky dad (Darren McGavin) but comforted by his doting mother (Melinda Dillon), Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact.

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A Christmas Story

Peace, Harmony, Comfort and Joy... Maybe Next Year.

19831 h 34 minPG

The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.

Director Bob Clark
Producer Bob Clark
Production Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Christmas Tree Films
Release Date 18 November 1983
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