Directed By: Richard Donner
Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, Alfre Woodard, Carol Kane, Robert Mitchum, Bobcat Goldthwait, David Johansen, Michael J. Pollard, John Glover, & Robert Goulet.
What a dark and funny take on "The Christmas Carol" and big business in the 1980's!!!!
Tagline: "Bill Murray is back among the ghosts. Only this time, it's three against one."
"Let's face it, Frank. Garden slugs got more out of life than you."
"The bitch hit me with a toaster!"
"Sometimes you have to *slap* them in the face just to get their attention!"
"I never liked a girl well enough to give her twelve sharp knives."
"Close your eyes...! And think of snowflakes and moonbeams and whiskers on kittens"...jab!
|Bill Murray & Alfre Woodard|
"Scrooged" from 1988 take a new look at the Charles Dickens novel "A Christmas Carol" and updates it to the 80's big business with black comedy. Francis "Frank" Xavier Cross (Murray) is a television programming executive for IBC in the 1980's. Frank is consumed with the bottom line of viewership and getting the shock and awe and is very self absorbed. It is no surprise that Frank is single and over time has ran family, and his true love Claire (Allan) away. Claire and Frank could be not any more different where he is self involved and wants money Claire works for a mission for homeless people.
|David Johansen & Bill Murray|
|Bill Murray & Carol Kane!|