Annie Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for Annie the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Lively and amusing adaptation of the smash Broadway musical that will make you forget that dud 1982 movie version. Scrappy urchin Annie (newcomer Morton) is incarcerated in a Depression-era orphange run by despotic Miss Hannigan (Bates) when she's offered the chance to spend the holidays with chilly moneybags Oliver Warbucks (Garber). Naturally, Annie thaws his frosty demeanor. Able support is provided by Warbucks' faithful assistant Grace (McDonald) and Miss Hannigan's wastrel brother Rooster (Cumming) and his floozy Lily (Chenoweth).


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Great Depression, Musicals, Adoption & Orphans, New York, New York, Adapted from a Musical
Irene Mecchi
Alicia Morton, Victor Garber, Kathy Bates, Alan Cumming, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth
Ralf Bode
Rob Marshall
Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin
Andrea McArdle

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