A Christmas Story (Blu-ray) PG

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Blu-ray Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: November 4, 2008
  • Originally Released: 1984
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 16:9
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 1.0 - English, French
    • Subtitles - English, English (SDH), French, Spanish
  • Additional Release Materials:
    • Audio Commentary - Peter Billingsley and Bob Clark
    • Documentary - Another Christmas Story
    • Featurettes:
      1. Daisy Red Ryder: A History
      2. Get a Leg Up
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • Text:
    • Script Pages

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring
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Directed by
Edited by
Narrated by
Screenwriting by , &
Composition by &
Story by
Produced by &
Director of Photography:

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh89%

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Total Count: 57

Upright88%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 285,693
Shepherd provides the voice-over of the grown hero narrating, and his prominence on the sound track forces Clark to focus on visual humor, resulting in some wild Our Gang-style slapstick. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Dec 5, 2012
There are a number of small, unexpectedly funny moments in A Christmas Story, but you have to possess the stamina of a pearl diver to find them.
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Rating: A+ -- I think it is one of the best portrayals of childhood ever in the movies. Full Review
rachelsreviews.net
May 2, 2019
Just a tour de force of holiday agony, outrageous and hilarious. Full Review
Patheos
Jan 3, 2019
Rating: 3.5/4 -- If you're a fan of Christmas movies or films that use nostalgia as a driver, A Christmas Story cannot be missed. Then again, if you're in either category, you have probably already seen it. Full Review
ReelViews
Jun 10, 2008
Rating: 4/4 -- It takes pause to recognize the collective good nature we owe to one another all year round, and pays that knowledge forward with charm and wistfulness. Full Review
Cinemaphile.org
Dec 30, 2013
...Think of it as IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE for post-Reagan generations as it morphs from cult to classic 20 years down the road...
Entertainment Weekly
Oct 10, 2003

Product Description:

This vignette-laden, nostalgic view of Christmastime in 1940s Indiana follows nine-year-old Ralphie, who desperately wants a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas--and is waging an all-out campaign to convince his reluctant parents that the toy will be safe in his hands. By turns warped and winsome, the comedy follows Ralphie as he prepares for the big day with his rather idiosyncratic family. Based on the novel by humorist Jean Shepherd (who also narrates the film), A CHRISTMAS STORY gained popularity long after its theatrical run, through frequent holiday broadcasts that turned its schoolyard "triple-dog" dares, family neuroses, and childhood indignities into a Yuletide tradition.

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Production Notes:

  • Color by Medallion.
  • Additional cast: Ian Petrella (Randy), R.D. Robb (Schwartz), and Tedde Moore (Miss Shields).
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  • Sales Rank: 90,351
  • UPC: 883929034604
  • Shipping Weight: 0.13/lbs (approx)
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