A Christmas Story - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

A Christmas Story Reviews

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October 10, 2003
...sharp, insightful observations, a careful attention to period detail, and, most of all, a gentle good humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
October 10, 2003
A Yuletide viewing favorite.
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October 5, 2003
It's so sweet but it has the cynical heart of pre-WWII America.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 30, 2003
The laughs are nonstop if rarely subtle, and the whole thing deserves to become a Christmastime classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 10, 2003
Maybe the best Christmas movie ever made!
| Original Score: 5/5
June 13, 2003
My family watches it every Christmas. My sons tell me I'm getting to be more like the old man with each passing year.
| Original Score: 5/5
May 20, 2003
There are a number of small, unexpectedly funny moments in A Christmas Story, but you have to possess the stamina of a pearl diver to find them.
May 14, 2003
Few Christmas films are funnier.
| Original Score: 5/5
March 23, 2003
There are countless hilarious scenes in this film.
November 1, 2002
Sentimental without being nauseating, subversive without losing its heart, and a justly celebrated holiday classic.
| Original Score: 4/5
October 24, 2002
There's a reason they run this for 24 hours every December -- it really is that good, maybe the best Christmas movie ever.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 18, 2002
A classic.
| Original Score: 5/5
October 17, 2002
Funny, charming, and built around a classic Darren McGavin performance
| Original Score: 4/5
October 4, 2002
A Christmas classic to be enjoyed over and over - just don't put your eye out.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 28, 2002
Sweet, funny and loaded with warm nostalgia.
| Original Score: 5/5
February 13, 2001
There is a real knowledge of human nature beneath the comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 13, 2001
kid's eye view of family life and Christmas
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A comfortable, homey movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
A delightful movie.
Read More | Original Score: 85/100
January 1, 2000
The script's lack of subtlety and effective wit makes for an increasingly tiring experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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