Overview

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 George's troubles begin.

  1. Frank Capra

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Albert Hackett

    Screenplay

  3. Frances Goodrich

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    George Bailey

  2. Donna Reed

    Donna Reed

    Mary Hatch Bailey

  3. Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    Henry F. Potter

  4. Henry Travers

    Henry Travers

    Clarence Odbody

  5. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell

    Uncle Billy Bailey

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It's a Wonderful Life
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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 20, 1946
    PG
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

  • January 7, 1947
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget $3,180,000.00

Revenue $9,644,124.00

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