George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all of his good deeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George to return to his family and forget suicide?

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
666 Ratings
666 Ratings

93% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.8/10
  • Fresh 67
  • Rotten 5

Critics Consensus: The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, It's a Wonderful Life is one of a handful of films worth an annual viewing.

9+ COMMON SENSE

This classic delivers warmth all year long.

Information

Studio
Paramount
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1947 Republic Entertainment Inc.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), German (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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