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A Christmas Story 2 (also known in the trailer as A Christmas Story 2: Official Sequel) is a 2012 film directed by Brian Levant and starring Daniel Stern and Braeden Lemasters.
A Christmas Story House is a museum in Cleveland, Ohio's Tremont neighborhood.
A Christmas Story Live! is a television special that was originally broadcast by Fox on December 17, 2017.
A Christmas Story: The Musical is a musical version of the film A Christmas Story.
Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Laughs is a list of the top 100 funniest movies in American cinema.
Part of The American Film Institute (AFI 100 Years... series), AFI's 100 Years...
AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition was the 2007 updated version of 100 Years… 100 Movies.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
An audio commentary is an additional audio track, usually digital, consisting of a lecture or comments by one or more speakers, that plays in real time with a video.
An autobiography (from the Greek, αὐτός-autos self + βίος-bios life + γράφειν-graphein to write) is a self-written account of the life of oneself.
Betamax (also called Beta, as in its logo) is a consumer-level analog-recording and cassette format of magnetic tape for video.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
Benjamin "Bob" Clark (August 5, 1939 – April 4, 2007) was an American actor, director, screenwriter and producer best known for directing and writing the script with Jean Shepherd to the 1983 Christmas film A Christmas Story.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
Brian Michael Levant (born August 6, 1952) is an American television and film director, writer and producer.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas music comprises a variety of genres of music normally performed or heard around the Christmas season.
A Christmas window is a special window display prepared for the Christmas shopping season at department stores and other retailers.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 American science fiction film written and directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban, Cary Guffey, and François Truffaut.
Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor.
Comedy-drama, also known as dramedy (portmanteau of words drama and comedy), is a genre in film and television works in which plot elements are a combination of comedy and drama.
Daisy Outdoor Products (known primarily as Daisy) is an American airgun manufacturer known particularly for their lines of BB guns.
Daniel Joseph Lauria (born April 12, 1947) is an American actor, best known for his role as Jack Arnold in The Wonder Years.
William Lyle Richardson (May 7, 1922 – February 25, 2006), known professionally as Darren McGavin, was an American film, stage, and television actor best known for his portrayal of the grumpy but loving father in the film A Christmas Story, and for the title role in the television horror series Kolchak: The Night Stalker.
Dillard's Inc. is an American department store chain with approximately 292 stores in 29 states and headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.
Donald Jay Fagen (born January 10, 1948) is an American musician best known as the co-founder, lead singer and keyboardist of the band Steely Dan.
DTS-HD Master Audio (DTS-HD MA) is a combined lossless/lossy audio codec created by DTS (formerly Digital Theater Systems), commonly used for surround-sound movie soundtracks on Blu-ray Disc.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
The Genie Awards were given out annually by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television to recognize the best of Canadian cinema from 1980-2012.
Goldblatt's was an American chain of local discount stores that operated in Chicago, Illinois as well as Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.
Griffith is a town in Calumet and St. John townships in Lake County, Indiana, United States.
Hammond is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
HD DVD (short for High Definition Digital Versatile Disc) is a discontinued high-density optical disc format for storing data and playback of high-definition video.
Higbee's was a department store founded in 1860 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Ian Petrella (born December 17, 1974) is a former American child actor known for the role of Randy Parker in the 1983 film A Christmas Story.
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.
In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash is a novel by American humorist Jean Shepherd first published in October 1966.
The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.
An instrumental is a musical composition or recording without lyrics, or singing, although it might include some inarticulate vocals, such as shouted backup vocals in a Big Band setting.
John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker who has performed for over sixty years.
Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr. (July 26, 1921 – October 16, 1999) was an American storyteller, radio and TV personality, writer and actor.
John Rando is an American stage director who won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for Urinetown the Musical in 2002.
Lake freighters, or lakers, are bulk carrier vessels that ply the Great Lakes of North America.
Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America and the only one located entirely within the United States.
LaserDisc (abbreviated as LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold and marketed as MCA DiscoVision in the United States in 1978.
Leonard Michael Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and historian, as well as an author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Little Orphan Annie was an American radio drama series based on the popularity of the comic strip Little Orphan Annie.
Location scouting is a vital process in the pre-production stage of filmmaking and commercial photography.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
A marathon is an event in which viewers or readers engage many hours-worth of media (film, television, books, YouTube videos etc.) in a condensed time period.
The Marist Poll, founded in 1978, is a national public opinion poll operated by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion (MIPO) on the campus of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Melinda Ruth Dillon (born October 13, 1939) is an American actress.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Murder by Decree is a 1979 British-Canadian mystery thriller film directed by Bob Clark.
My Summer Story, originally released in theaters as It Runs in the Family, is a 1994 film that follows the further adventures of the Parker family from A Christmas Story.
The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films deserving of preservation.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss is a 1988 television comedy film written by Jean Shepherd and directed by Dick Bartlett, based on the 1968 short story by Shepherd.
The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of Orlando, Florida and the Central Florida region.
Ovaltine (Ovomaltine) is a brand of milk flavoring product made with malt extract (except in the blue packaging in the United States), sugar (except in Switzerland), and whey.
Pan and scan is a method of adjusting widescreen film images so that they can be shown in fullscreen proportions of a standard definition 4:3 aspect ratio television screen, often cropping off the sides of the original widescreen image to focus on the composition's most important aspects.
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, known together as Pasek and Paul, are an American songwriting duo and composing team for musical theater, films, and television.
Paul Zaza is a Genie Award-winning film score and songwriter who worked frequently with director Bob Clark.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
Peter Billingsley (born April 16, 1971), also known as Peter Michaelsen and Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen, is an American actor, director, and producer, best known for his role as Ralphie in the 1983 movie A Christmas Story and as "Messy Marvin" in the Hershey's Chocolate Syrup commercials during the 1970s.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
Public Square is the four-block central plaza of downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
Real People was an NBC reality television series that aired Wednesdays at 8:00-9:00 on NBC from 1979 to 1984.
Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label and production company founded in 1978.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Scott Schwartz (born May 12, 1968) is an American former child actor best known for his roles in The Toy and A Christmas Story.
A sequel is a literature, film, theatre, television, music or video game that continues the story of, or expands upon, some earlier work.
A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood, however there are many exceptions to this.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
In the entertainment industry, a sleeper hit is a title (such as a book, film, song or game) that becomes successful, gradually, often with little promotion.
In common usage, a sound stage is a soundproof, hangar-like structure, building, or room, used for the production of theatrical film-making and television productions, usually located on a secured movie or television studio property.
A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.
TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III (born November 19, 1938) is an American media mogul and philanthropist.
Tedde Moore (born October 28, 1945) is a Canadian actress who appeared as Miss Shields in the 1983 film A Christmas Story.
Terre Haute is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States, near the state's western border with Illinois.
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Numbers is a movie industry data website that tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way.
The Wonder Years is an American coming-of-age comedy-drama television series created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black.
TNT is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
Tremont is a neighborhood in the city of Cleveland, Ohio, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an American media conglomerate that is part of AT&T's WarnerMedia, and manages the collection of cable television networks and properties initiated or acquired by Ted Turner.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
Turner Entertainment Company, Inc. is a multimedia company founded by Ted Turner.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.
Vincent Canby (July 27, 1924 – October 15, 2000) was an American film and theatre critic who served as the chief film critic for The New York Times from 1969 until the early 1990s, then its chief theatre critic from 1994 until his death in 2000.
Warner Home Video is the home video distribution arm of Warner Bros. Founded in 1978 as WCI Home Video (standing for Warner Communications, Inc.), the company primarily releases titles from the film and television library of Warner Bros.
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
Warren Carlyle is a British director and choreographer who was born in Norwich, Norfolk, England.
The weighted arithmetic mean is similar to an ordinary arithmetic mean (the most common type of average), except that instead of each of the data points contributing equally to the final average, some data points contribute more than others.
WGN America is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Tribune Broadcasting.
WOR (710 AM) is a 50,000 watt class A clear-channel station owned by iHeartMedia and licensed to New York City.
Zack Ward is a Canadian character actor.
200 Public Square (also known as the Sohio Building, Standard Oil building, the BP America Building, BP America Tower, BP Tower, or BP Building) is the third-tallest skyscraper in Cleveland, Ohio.
The 5th Genie Awards were presented on March 21, 1984, at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto.
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