A Christmas Story

MPAA rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
This 1983 film, based on the writings of humorist Jean Shepherd, has become a modern holiday classic. Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas, but his safety-conscious mother (Melinda Dillon), and seemingly everyone else in the world, is conspiring against his Christmas wish. Darren McGavin costars as Ralphie's cranky but loveable father.
Starring: Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsley, Ian Petrella, Scott Schwartz, R.D. Robb, Tedde Moore, Yano Anaya, Zack Ward, Jeff Gillen, Colin Fox, Paul Hubbard, Les Carlson, Jim Hunter, Patty Johnson, Drew Hocevar
Director: Bob Clark
Running time: 1:34
Release: Opened Nov 18, 1983