It Runs in the Family
It Runs in the Family (1994)

Based on the writings of Jean Shepard, this film was the sequel to the 1984 "sleeper" A Christmas Story. Set in the 1940s, the story is told from the point of view of Ralphie Parker, who watches in bemusement as his father carries… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 23, 1994
DVD Release Date: August 1, 2006
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Chuck O'Leary

Pleasant and often amusing without ever recapturing the charm of A Christmas Story.

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Conner Rainwater
Somehow this movie almost entirely revolves around the phenomena known as "tops". It's very similar to A Christmas Story without the christmas… More
Jason Owens
THIS is what they consider to be the sequel to one of the absolute best Christmas movies of all time: "A Christmas Story". The worst possible… More
Steve B.
Well, it's no CHRISTMAS STORY, but if you don't make that impossible comparison, it's not a bad movie on its own. And Grodin does a pretty… More