Disney's A Christmas Carol

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Disney's A Christmas Carol
Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late.

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Publisher: [United States] : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]
Branch Call Number: J DVD MOVIE C
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternate Title: Christmas carol


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Dec 24, 2014
  • tgwilliams rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Spectacular animation and magnificent special FX!
Thoroughly enjoyed this feature much like the original story line from the B&W classic.

Dec 10, 2014
  • czekirda rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I didn't really like this movie i watched this movie at school with my class back in 2010 i knew i won't like it just when i seen it in stores i knew i won't like this movie and we saw this dvd at wal-mart when we went early christmas
shopping before the holiday started but I had to watch it at school my frieand Dallas doesn't like disney movie so i thought he will just say do we have to watch this movie i don't like disney movies but he didn't say anything i thought he won't evan watch the movie but he did .

Dec 02, 2014
  • aepearson21 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great Movie! It is a good family one. A little scary for younger kids!!

Jan 11, 2014
  • IrishMoon rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I didn't expect to like it, but I absolutely LOVED this version of the Christmas Carol. The animation was spectacularly gorgeous! Although I don't feel this appropriate for small children, this film is far less creepy than the Alastair Sims version. Watching it will now be part of our yearly holiday tradition.

Dec 13, 2013
  • LadySugar rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This movie was very well done in terms of the animation and the way the story goes. I can understand why people would have a problem with it since it was creepy at times. But it was still very well done and the message of the movie was translated loud and clear.

Jan 08, 2013
  • SHELLY BURNS rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This Disney movie a Christmas Carol is not for any one under the age of 12 yrs it is really scary for a kid

Dec 28, 2012
  • petal64 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I just didn't like this version at all.

Jun 06, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

lovable story

Dec 15, 2011
  • rslade rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

This was horrid. Lots of better versions. In fact, I can't, offhand, think of a worse one. It's rather strange to compare this version with "The Muppet Christmas Carol." Superficially, this Disney version retains more of the original dialogue. This version adds material, but the Muppet version adds material and even characters. Yet somehow the Muppet version remains true to the spirit of the original, and this one definitely does not. The scenes and staging added to take advantage of 3D effects are annoying and distracting. The "backstory" adds nothing, particularly since this version has removed or modified the original backstory, particularly with regard to the sister, Fanny. The result is to make Scrooge a caricature, and we can't really care whether a caricature reforms or not.

May 22, 2011
  • narcisse rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

great picture motion and great story but I fell asleep watching it kind of boring:(

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RAHMA NOUSHIN thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over

May 17, 2011
  • NanaPat rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

NanaPat thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

Nov 21, 2010
  • bluedragon123 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 06, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

this is about a man who learns a lesson about the true meanings of chirstmas from the past of christmas!!!!

May 17, 2011
  • NanaPat rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

This is supposed to be a 'magical' retelling of Charles Dickens' beloved tale- Disney's A Christmas Carol ; a high-flying , heartwarming adventure for the whole family. The animation brings to life the characters with even the fine nuances of physical performance and the story line is fairly true to the common tale. There are a few little twists and omissions which are consistent in most of the previous films ; but they don't take anything from the film , while the new little bits are refreshing. All this being said ; it really is just another take on and venue for the good old " Christmas Carol".


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(Scrooge) What reason have you to be merry? You're poor enough.
(Nephew) What reason have you to be dismal, you're *rich* enough!

Jun 06, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

"believe what u believe"


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May 17, 2011
  • NanaPat rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Extrememe amount of violence , even for an animated film , but especially a Disney production. Parental Guidance is an appropriate rating and I hope adults will consider this before they allow young children to be terrified and perhaps suffer from life long nightmares . ( I'm not kidding! )

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