Miracle on 34th Street

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"Capture the spirit of Christmas with this timeless classic!"
  • NR
  • 1947
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 7.9  (54,651)
  • 88

Miracle on 34th Street is a classic Christmas movie released in 1947 directed by George Seaton. The film stars Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle, Maureen O'Hara as Doris Walker and John Payne as Fred Gailey. The movie was based on a story by Valentine Davies and is considered one of the most beloved Christmas movies of all time. The story centers on a man named Kris Kringle who believes he is the real Santa Claus. Doris Walker, a single mother who works at Macy's department store, hires Kris to play Santa for the store's holiday parades. Kris is so convincing in the role that everyone who meets him comes to believe that he is the real Santa Claus.

However, when Kris begins to insist that he is actually Santa Claus, he is met with skepticism and disbelief from those around him. Doris, who is skeptical of Kris's claims, decides to have him committed to a psychiatric hospital. But things take a turn when Fred Gailey, a lawyer who befriends Kris, agrees to represent him in court and fight for his freedom.

The movie explores themes of faith, belief and the true meaning of Christmas. It also addresses the commercialization of the holiday season and how the spirit of Santa Claus can bring joy and hope to even the most cynical.

Miracle on 34th Street was a critical and commercial success upon its release and continues to be regarded as one of the most beloved and heartwarming Christmas movies ever made. The movie won three Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actor for Edmund Gwenn's performance as Kris Kringle.

Overall, Miracle on 34th Street is a heartwarming movie that celebrates the spirit of Christmas and encourages us to believe in the magic of the holiday season. The movie's timeless message and endearing characters have made it a classic that is still enjoyed by audiences of all ages over 70 years after its release.

Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.9 and a MetaScore of 88.

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    1 hr 36 min
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    7.9  (54,651)
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