Movie Compare And Contrast Compare And Contrast

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Can you imagine sitting in a courtroom listening to two lawyers litigate on the matter of whether or not Santa Claus truly exists? Well, this senseless condition served as a plot for two very successful movies called Miracle on 34th Street 1947 and 1994. Both films share the same main plot and characters, but there are also differences between the two movies with some being subtle and others being major. Aside from the obvious differences like the year each movie was based in or that the original film, Miracle on 34th Street 1947, made its debut in black and white while the 1994 version was in color, both movies are similar and different in subtle ways. One of the major similarities between these two films is that they both contain a highly festive Thanksgiving Parade. The difference of the Thanksgiving parade is that the 1947 version has the parade sponsored by Macy’s Department Store, and in the 1994 version the parade is sponsored by Cole’s Department Store. In both films, the Thanksgiving parades serve as the location in which Kris Kringle’s character discovered the inebriated state of the “hired” Santa Claus and is recruited to take his place by the department store’s special event director, Doris Walker. This setting is significant…show more content…
Many fans of the original 1947 version consider it a classic movie that should not have been remade, but some critics disagree. Critics loved that the remake included such a popular cast such as the “Jurassic Park” star Richard Attenborough and Mara Wilson who also starred in films like “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “Matilda”. Although the two films have many differences, both films had the same goal in mind. That goal was to allow people to escape from their mundane lives, and get into the Christmas spirit. The movies remind people that miracles sometimes happen as long as you
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