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A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and G
MPAA Rating PG
Release Date 1946-12-20
Runtime 130 minutes
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briandeweese shared a tip ""Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan!""
ryan_caulfield shared a tip "Feel-good Christmas classic."
ernie_truman shared a tip "Wears it's heart on its sleeve but does it in such a way that I bought into it. James Stewart is great in it as always."
grandmaluvlee shared a tip "Gotta be my #1"
sean_green_7753 shared a tip "3/5 it's not my particular cup of tea, but come on, it's a classic! Everyone should see this one at least once"
kimberly_reetz shared a tip "If you haven’t seen this, watch it on Christmas Eve."
ocean_babin shared a tip "We all play a part in someone else’s story when we are there to show up. One of my favourite films."
dan_edwards_9938 shared a tip "Best movie ever a holiday classic you watch every year."
maria_molinari shared a tip "If you havent seen this movie, WATCH IT! such a great meaning!"
emma_forster shared a tip "A family classic"
kaylee_cochran shared a tip "A classic for sure!"
kristina_duncan shared a tip "Wonderful movie to watch around Christmas or anytime you want you watch a feel good classic. Love this movie."
lu_withee shared a tip "🌛🌛🌛🌛🌛"
paula_cassey shared a tip "Classic!"
jeffrey_cramer shared a tip "The movie constantly reminds you of basic goodness. One can find something new in almost every scene for quite a while!"
geoff_caddell shared a tip "Classic"
tara_woolard shared a tip "Great Christmas classic"
kenisha_rodgers shared a tip "Classic family movie!!"
gary_butcher_jr shared a tip "Wonderful cast, wonderful story, wonderful life! Corny, but true."
claire_patrell shared a tip "Best Christmas Movie Ever"
joshua_cormier_4763 shared a tip "Absolutely the best movie ever."
spuds_mckinzie shared a tip "Virus (Day of Resurrection) 1980 available on TUBI app... searched for Contagion type movies."
grace_elizabeth_5408 shared a tip "This is such an inspiring and eye widening movie about the purpose of life."
elizabeth_porterfie shared a tip "If you like the old black and white movies with a Christmas theme I recommend Christmas in Connecticut and Holiday Inn!"
a_h_3971 shared a tip "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings"
owen_pray shared a tip "Its my favorite movie it's so so good"
william_miller_3606 shared a tip "My all time favorite"
melissa_o shared a tip "Classic Christmas film and one of the best films ever made. I get ready eyed at the ending every time!"
eric_lewis_4999 shared a tip "This movie show no matter how hard things can get you are important."
clarica_sidoti shared a tip "It’s the perfect message that our lives touch so many and we’re Loved and without us life wouldn’t be the same!!"
Thomas_Truxell shared a tip "Always a classic!"
mapiegrapie shared a tip "I love thus movie with a passion"
chris_moca shared a tip "One of my all-time favorite Christmas movies!"
laura_allee_rustin shared a tip "One of my all-time favorites!"
latonia_redmond shared a tip "This is a real feel good kovie that can be watched at any time of the year."
lydia_edgerton shared a tip "I don't think I have seen many others with Donna Reed, but she is also in The Benny Goodman Story, which I loved also."
deleted_user_1612125904925 shared a tip "One of my favorite Xmas movies!#JimmyStewart#DonnaReed #family#ropethemoon"
tony_carboni shared a tip "One of the best movies ever made"
bill_schuhlein shared a tip "Great seasonal movie. It was not a big deal when it came out but has grown a seasonal following year after year."
lauren_schaubert shared a tip "Classic"
glenn_ward shared a tip "Basically, tells you what our purpose in life should be. A must see, but especially at Christmas."
terry_farrell shared a tip "Heartwarming story that never gets old."
amanda_holmes shared a tip "Christmas classic!!"
mary_kp shared a tip "Favorite Christmas movie!"
tom_and_vicki_kersh shared a tip "Second favorite movie of all time. Love it. Watched it last christmas with fam. Geat film. Highly reccomend"
av_rose shared a tip "My kids related to mean adults and dysfunctional holidays. I liked the acting and the screenplay."