Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully (Zack Ward) and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a “Red Ryder air rifle.” Frequently at odds with his cranky dad (Darren McGavin) but comforted by his doting mother (Melinda Dillon), Ralphie struggles to make it to Christmas Day with his glasses and his hopes intact.

This movie is Rated PG.

Does this movie get saved by Red Ryder or does it fall victim to the Bumpus Hounds? Let’s find out.

IMDB RATING: 7.9 / 10

ROTTEN TOMATOES: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 89% Tomatometer; 89% Audience Score

Joe’s Rating: *Mop Bucket*

Justin’s Rating: Large Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: *Mop Bucket*


Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous grandfather’s estate in Transylvania. Arriving at the castle, Dr. Frankenstein soon begins to recreate his grandfather’s experiments with the help of servants Igor (Marty Feldman), Inga (Teri Garr) and the fearsome Frau Blücher (Cloris Leachman). After he creates his own monster (Peter Boyle), new complications ensue with the arrival of the doctor’s fiancée, Elizabeth (Madeline Kahn).

This movie is Rated PG.

Let’s see if this movie is ALIVE, or if it’s missing a few screws.


Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 94% Tomatometer; 92% Audience Score

Justin’s Rating:Medium Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Medium Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: Medium Popcorn