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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

PG 12/25/1946 (US) DramaHistoryRomance 2h 52m

Three wonderful loves in the best picture of the year!

Overview

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare. Captain Fred Derry is returning to a loveless marriage; Sergeant Al Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him; and young sailor Homer Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands. Can these three men find the courage to rebuild their world? Or are the best years of their lives a thing of the past?

  1. William Wyler

    Director

  2. MacKinlay Kantor

    Novel

  3. Robert E. Sherwood

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Fredric March

    Fredric March

    Al Stephenson

  2. Myrna Loy

    Myrna Loy

    Milly Stephenson

  3. Dana Andrews

    Dana Andrews

    Fred Derry

  4. Harold Russell

    Harold Russell

    Homer Parrish

  5. Teresa Wright

    Teresa Wright

    Peggy Stephenson

  6. Virginia Mayo

    Virginia Mayo

    Marie Derry

  7. Cathy O'Donnell

    Cathy O'Donnell

    Wilma Cameron

  8. Hoagy Carmichael

    Hoagy Carmichael

    Butch Engle

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Full Cast & Crew

The Best Years of Our Lives
The Best Years of Our Lives

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,100,000.00

Revenue $23,650,000.00

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