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A Christmas Carol (1984)

Movie Summary

Ebenezer Scrooge is a miser whose sole pursuit of financial success has left him a bitter and lonely old man. But a Christmas Eve visit from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future ultimately teaches him to open his heart to the spirit of Christmas and to the joys of friends and family.

The 1984 version of A Christmas Carol was a British American made-for-television film released in the United States on CBS December 17, 1984.

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When will A Christmas Carol air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on AMC. For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the AMC Best Christmas Ever schedule.

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Cast Includes

George C. Scott (Ebenezer Scrooge), Frank Finlay (Jacob Marley), Angela Pleasence (Ghost of Christmas Past), Edward Woodward (Ghost of Christmas Present), David Warner (Bob Cratchit), Michael Carter (Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come), Anthony Walters (Tiny Tim), Susannah York (Mrs. Cratchit), Timothy Bateson (Mr. Fezziwig)

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7 thoughts on “A Christmas Carol (1984)

  • Ed K.

    If you want Elf, no problem. If you want Home Alone, no problem. Try to find A Christmas Carol on free TV,BIG problem. Why do TV networks avoid this wonderful movie ? G.C.S. is so good !!

    • Christmas TV Admin

      Agreed Ed! It’s a great movie, I’m not sure why AMC has stopped airing it. Disappointing for sure.

  • You can watch it free on YouTube!

  • nunya biznazz

    You are incorrect, this movie is NOT on HBO max. work on it.

  • Hard to find on free tv

    • Lisa S

      You’re right – George C Scott is so excellent in this role!


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