It's a Wonderful Life Synopsis
A guardian angel strengthens a man (James Stewart) ruined by a miser (Lionel Barrymore).
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It's a Wonderful Life

By ernest.wilder
We have seen this movie several times during past holiday seasons, but this time we had a completely different experience seeing it (again) in front of a wide-screen. Frank Capra was such a great film...

Great

By lastdon65
Loved the movie on the big screen. Lump in the throat and tears were streaming at the end, as always, and not many films do that for me. Sure wish we could order tickets in advance from Cinema City...

I absolutely love this movie!

By dreamychik
It's a classic! I love watching it on television over the years but to see it on the big screen was truly beautiful. I definitely recommend going to a showing again if the opportunity presents itself!...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
Great lessons in legendary classic....

Favorite Christmas Movie

By Huaso
This is one of those classic Christmas movies that is a must see for each holiday season. It, like most Frank Capra (director) of many classic movies from the 40s always has the FEEL GOOD culmination...

It rocks

By jesseishott07
the movie was so beautiful i cried through half the thing i loved it...

Classic Gone Digital

By bloomie
Wonderful on the huge screen of today's theaters. So much fun to see on the big screen as opposed to TV, this annual classic is a must-see for movie buffs of all ages....

A classic for a reason

By Movie Queen 51
The movie theater had much respect for the film. They added to the joy of seeing a Christmas Classic in the theater even if it was a one time only event. LOVed IT...

Movie review

By The Lopper
We have seen "It's a Wonderful Life" many, many time on TV but never on the Big Screen. What a GREAT experience. My wife and I enjoyed the movie even more. We sat next to a couple in their 40s who...

A CLASSIC You Don't Wanna Miss!!!

By cherrisweeti
This 1946 movie is mesmerizing, engaging, and has such a powerful, amazing message! "No man is a failure who has friends." Gosh. Words do not suffice for how I feel about this movie. You just have to...

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Rated PG | For Thematic Elements, Some Violence and Smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ This classic delivers warmth all year long.
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