A Christmas Carol (2009 film)

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A Christmas Carol is a 2009 film about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Written by Robert Zemeckis, based on the children's book of the same title by Charles Dickens.

Ebenezer Scrooge[edit]

  • Bah! Humbug!
  • What do you want with me?
  • Let me hear one word out of you, Cratchit, and you can keep Christmas by losing your situation!
  • There is nothing on this Earth more terrifying to me than a life doomed to poverty.
  • I've, uh....come to dinner. (pause) If you'll have me.

Jacob Marley[edit]

  • You will be haunted by three spirits.
  • Expect the first tomorrow when the bell tolls one.
  • Look to see me no more.

The Ghost of Christmas Past[edit]

  • I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.
  • Rise and walk with me.

The Ghost of Christmas Present[edit]

  • Enter, Scrooge.
  • You have never seen the likes of me before?
  • Peace on Earth. Good will to all men.
  • This boy is Ignorance. This girl is Want. Beware them both.

Dialogue[edit]

Tiny Tim: God bless us. Every one.

Ebenezer Scrooge: Spirit! Hear Me! I'm not the man I was!

Ebenezer Scrooge: Haunt me no longer!

About A Christmas Carol (2009 film)[edit]

  • Well yeah, my ambition was to stay true to the original piece, and I think horror is a dangerous word to use these days because it conjures up images of horror movies.
But I think what you're responding to is very classic dramatic storytelling devices like suspense and tension. And I think that to really make the story of redemption work, for Scrooge to actually see the light, he has to be plunged into the darkness.
  • Robert Zemeckis [1]

Cast[edit]

  • Jim Carrey - Ebenezer Scrooge, The Ghost of Christmas Past, The Ghost of Christmas Present, The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come
  • Gary Oldman - Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley, Tiny Tim
  • Colin Firth - Fred
  • Bob Hoskins - Mr. Fezziwig, Old Joe
  • Robin Wright Penn - Belle, Fan Scrooge
  • Cary Elwes - Dick Wilkins, Mad Fiddler, Businessman #1, Guest #2, Portly Gentleman #1, Destitute Man #2
  • Steve Valentine - Undertaker, Topper
  • Julene Renee-Preciado - Adult Want
  • Fionnula Flanagan - Mrs. Dilber
  • Kerry Hoyt - Adult Ignorance
  • Molly C. Quinn - Belinda Cratchit.
  • Ryan Ochoa - Tattered Caroler, Beggar Boy, Young Cratchit Boy, Ignorance Boy, Young Boy with Sleigh
  • Daryl Sabara - Undertaker's Apprentice, Tattered Caroler, Beggar Boy, Young Cratchit Girl, Want Girl
  • Lesley Manville - Bob Cratchit's wife.
  • Fay Masterson - Martha Cratchit, Guest #1, Caroline
  • Ron Bottitta - Tattered Caroler, Well-Dressed Caroler
  • Jacquie Barnbrook - Mrs. Fezziwig, Fred's Sister-in-Law, Well-Dressed Caroler
  • Paul Blackthorn - Guest #3, Businessman #2
  • Julian Holloway - Fat Cook, Portly Gentleman #2, Businessman #3
  • Michael Hyland - Guest #4
  • Leslie Zemeckis - Fred's Wife

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