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  • A Christmas Story (1983)
  • PG
    93 min | Comedy, Family
A Christmas Story (1983)
PG
93 min | Comedy, Family

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie Parker attempts to convince his parents, teacher, and Santa Claus that a Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.
Director
Writers
Jean Shepherd (based on the novel "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" by) (screenplay) | Leigh Brown (screenplay) | Bob Clark (screenplay)
Composers
Paul Zaza | Carl Zittrer (original score)
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Directors
Production Designer
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Release date
Nov 18, 1983 (United States)

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Cast

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42 cast members
Name Known for
Melinda Dillon
Mother Parker Mother Parker   See fewer
Darren McGavin
The Old Man Parker The Old Man Parker   See fewer
Jean Shepherd
Ralphie as an Adult (voice) Ralphie as an Adult (voice)   See fewer
Ian Petrella
Randy Parker Randy Parker   See fewer
Tedde Moore
Miss Shields Miss Shields   See fewer
RD Robb
Schwartz (as R.D. Robb) Schwartz (as R.D. Robb)   See fewer
Zack Ward
Scut Farkus Scut Farkus   See fewer
Yano Anaya
Grover Dill Grover Dill   See fewer
Jeff Gillen
Santa Claus Santa Claus   See fewer
Peter Billingsley
Ralphie Parker Ralphie Parker   See fewer
Colin Fox
Ming the Merciless (scenes deleted) Ming the Merciless (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Paul Hubbard
Flash Gordon (scenes deleted) Flash Gordon (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Leslie Carlson
Christmas Tree Man (as Les Carlson) Christmas Tree Man (as Les Carlson)   See fewer
Jim Hunter
Freight Man Freight Man   See fewer
Patty Johnson
Head Elf Head Elf   See fewer
Drew Hocevar
Male Elf Male Elf   See fewer
David Svoboda
Kid with Goggles Kid with Goggles   See fewer
Dwayne McLean
Black Bart Black Bart   See fewer
Helen E. Kaider
Wicked Witch Wicked Witch   See fewer
John Wong
Chinese Father Chinese Father   See fewer
Johan Sebastian Wong
Waiter #1 Waiter #1   See fewer
Fred Lee
Waiter #2 Waiter #2   See fewer
Dan Ma
Waiter #3 Waiter #3   See fewer
Rocco Bellusci
Street Kid Street Kid   See fewer
Tommy Wallace
Boy in School Boy in School   See fewer
Court Benson
Pierre Andre (uncredited) Pierre Andre (uncredited)   See fewer
Leigh Brown
Red Hatted Curly Haired Woman in Line for Santa (uncredited) Red Hatted Curly Haired Woman in Line for Santa (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Clark
Swede (uncredited) Swede (uncredited)   See fewer
Dave Duff
Firefighter (uncredited) Firefighter (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Geyer
The Scarecrow (uncredited) The Scarecrow (uncredited)   See fewer
Kathryn Hayzer
Church Goer (uncredited) Church Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Gary Jones
Christmas Shopper (uncredited) Christmas Shopper (uncredited)   See fewer
John Kennedy
Fire Chief at Schoolyard (uncredited) Fire Chief at Schoolyard (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Kravitz
Billy (uncredited) Billy (uncredited)   See fewer
Jordan-Patrick Marcantonio
Boy Visiting Santa (uncredited) Boy Visiting Santa (uncredited)   See fewer
Julie Matthews
Caroler (uncredited) Caroler (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Pangle
Robber (uncredited) Robber (uncredited)   See fewer
Christine Powrie
Screaming Girl on Slide After Ralphie (uncredited) Screaming Girl on Slide After Ralphie (uncredited)   See fewer
Lori Randolph
Little Girl in Department Store (uncredited) Little Girl in Department Store (uncredited)   See fewer
Quinn Smith
Flagpole Bully Sudent (uncredited) Flagpole Bully Sudent (uncredited)   See fewer
Kristephan Warren-Stevens
Crowd Person (uncredited) Crowd Person (uncredited)   See fewer
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