Destined to become a holiday classic, this family comedy follows an Indiana schoolboy whose obsession with getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas leads to hilarious consequences. Co-starring Emmy-winner Darren McGavin ("Kolchak: The Night Stalker"). Based upon a true story.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
86 Ratings
86 Ratings

89% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.5/10
  • Fresh 49
  • Rotten 6

Critics Consensus: Both warmly nostalgic and darkly humorous, A Christmas Story deserves its status as a holiday perennial.

8+ COMMON SENSE

Wonderful antidote to cutesy holiday tales; some swearing.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1983 Turner Entertainment, Co. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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