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uncnc08 (43)
I love this movie,it is a tradition on christmas day or eve to watch this. It is also ironic I that Bob clark directed this,also was the same director/writer of Black Christmas in 1974,another good,but totally opposite genre.

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Brandy203 (1)
This is a very good Christmas movie, it is a classic. I remember when I was young at christmas this movie would follow "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"...I remember the famous line, you'll shoot you eye out...my brother had got a bb gun one year and my mom used to tell him the same thing al the time....and I like the seen where he got his tongue froze to the pole outside, it was funny in a wierd way....always a classic 5 stars*****

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Michael C. (1)
Very funny!!

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Jamie McBain (46)
One of my favorite Christmas films.

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RainbowBrite72315 (2)
You'll shoot your eye out!

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Flick01 (71)
I have been a fan of Jean Shepherd for many many years (friends gave me the nickname Flick in 1967) and every year I look forward to seeing the movie. For those who may not have made a life work out of Shepherd-ism, the bulk of the movie is actually the best parts of his other stories woven around the Ralphie / BB gun theme. The fight with Skut Farcas, the old man winning the lamp shaped like a woman's leg, are just two of the scenes taken from his other stories. In the 1960s he used to write for Car and Driver as well as Playboy magazine. I am hoping that someone will make a movie based on his Playboy article The Return Of The Smiling Wimpy Doll (December, 1967) for which he won an award for best comedy article of the year. Many of us who grew up in New York knew Shep as the host of a free form radio program and there are still millions of pillows that have the shape of transistor radios embedded in them as we listened to Shep at night while pretending to be asleep. Shepherd is also responsible for what is often considered the greatest literary hoax of all time the I Libertine book in 1956. Shep can be seen in the movie A Christmas Story as he is the man with the beard who tells Ralphie to go to the back of the line when visiting Santa Claus. Shepherd and this movie have a special meaning for me and I don't think I will ever tire of it no matter how many times it is shown. The casting is excellent and Darrin McGavin's obscenities when fighting the furnace still makes me laugh out loud. Shep passed away in 1999 but his humor and influence will live on for as long as there are kids and those who are kids at heart. As Shep used to say when closing his radio program, Keep your knees loose.

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Blanco~Nino (0)
I could totally relate to what ralphie went through, which is why I loved it. Also, it's funny!

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D00lfrk81 (0)
It is a classic, and I love it, but I think it is way overplayed during the holidays, could do without the Christmas Story all day marathons.

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VirileVagabond (36)
Released in 1983 and directed by Bob Clark, A Christmas Story is an adult comedy told from a child's perspective. For the uninitiated, the concept of the movie is essentially nine year old Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) who only wants a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas. Ralphie schemes to convince his parents (Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin), his teacher, and of course Santa Claus that not only is he mature enough for the gun, but also how it is functional for home defense. Not surprisingly the repeated response is that Ralphie will shoot his eye out with such a gift. Along the way, the viewer receives a nostalgic ride through 1940's middle America, parenting, school, and peers all through the eyes of a nine year old boy (narrated by the now adult Ralphie). (Jean Shepherd narrates the film.) The bottom line is that A Christmas Story has impeccable casting, a wonderful screenplay, and complex comedy, resulting in a classic Christmas film even if it has only recently earned its deserved recognition.

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kolby1973 (32)
A great coming of age Christmas movie that I personally will never get tired of. One of few Christmas films that most people can agree is one of the best available....I love it and highly recommend it to the whole family.

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tvtator (5)
The best, funniest, more realistic and most entertaining Christmas movie. Written and narrated by Jean Shepherd(who is the voice of the adult Ralphie) the story is about a Ralph Parker a boy growing up in the midwest in the 1940's with his mother, father and younger brother Randy. All Ralph dreams about for Christmas is getting the Red Ryder BB gun and he tries various ways to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that would be the perfect gift. The movie stars Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin and Peter Billingsley and they are wonderful and hilarious in their roles. Some memorable scenes include when one of Ralph's school mate's in a dare get's their tongue stuck to a pole, when Ralph says the f---(fudge) word, when Mr Parker(the father) wins the hideous leg lamp, when the mother feeds Randy mashed potatoes and much more. It really is a delightful Christmas movie.

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Molfan (59)
We watch this every year. We even just bought the 20 year anniversary dvd edition{nice special feature with the kids talking 20 years later of their experience doing the movie} I love this little story narrated and written by Jean Shepard. All Ralphie wants for Christmas is a red ryder BB gun. Takes place in the late 40s.Well done by all the actors. seen through the eyes of nine year old Ralphie. some very funny scenes.

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irishgit (146)
The best Christmas movie of all time, knocks all the other contenders on their butt.

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