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It's a Wonderful Life

Cast

James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell View All


Crew

Frank Capra (Director), Frances Goodrich (Screenplay), Albert Hackett (Screenplay), Frank Capra (Screenplay) View All

Released: Dec. 30th, 1946
Runtime: 2 hours, 10 minutes
George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed to travel but never had the opportunity in order to prevent rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town. All that prevents him from doing so is George's modest building and loan company, which was founded by his generous father. But on Christmas Eve, George's Uncle Billy loses the business's $8,000 while intending to...
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The Gunslinger45
Stalker may be the greatest film I have seen as an art form, but in the more traditional terms of characters, story, arcs, themes, and especially the overall message of the movie this Frank Capra classic takes the cake.
Citizen Rules
But regardless of how commonly shown the film is, or how many times one has seen it, It's a Wonderful Life remains a remarkable film.
Iroquois
I don't think I'll watch It's a Wonderful Life every Christmas, but it's hard to think of a better example of a pure Christmas film.
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