It's a Wonderful Life

Movie (1946)

Frank Capra's classic sentimental drama is practically guaranteed to bring a tear to the eye of even the most cynical viewer. It tells the tale of a hard-working family man (James Stewart) who comes to think his life has been a complete waste of time and tries to commit suicide. He's visited at the last minute by a guardian angel who makes him realise his true worth by offering him the chance to see how those around him would have been affected had he never been born. Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell and Frank Faylen are among the excellent supporting cast
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  • Kieran-Saighir
    4 weeks ago, Kieran-Saighir said:
    For sheer enjoyment, Frank Capra films top the list of all directors. This has to be his best, with three or four others right behind. I've been watching this since it first appeared on The Late Show more than fifty years ago and it still is heartening. Report abuse
  • Sklevorn
    2 months ago, Sklevorn said:
    Heart warming and great family show. I never get tired of it Report abuse
  • Sunshine3
    3 months ago, Sunshine3 said:
    It is one of the great movies that I never get tired of watching it over and over Report abuse
  • jcarlile99
    4 months ago, jcarlile99 said:
    No, it should not be in color! Watch this every Christmas Eve, but in the original black and white... Report abuse
  • Netward1
    5 months ago, Netward1 said:
    Classic movie Report abuse
  • ccmrtv
    6 months ago, ccmrtv said:
    God allows us to have choices. Just consider this! The choices you make also affects the people around you. Your parents, family, love ones, neighbors and others. Report abuse
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