Released Date
December 20, 1946
Distributor
RKO Radio Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$44,000 + $6,140,298 = $6,184,298
1908-1997

James Stewart

as George Bailey

1921-1986

Donna Reed

as Mary Hatch Bailey

1889-1981

Beulah Bondi

as Ma Bailey

1878-1954

Lionel Barrymore

as Mr. Henry F. Potter

1903-1960

Ward Bond

as Ernie Bishop

1923-1981

Gloria Grahame

as Bert

1892-1962

Thomas Mitchell

as Uncle Billy Bailey

1909-1964

Frank Albertson

as Sam Wainwright

1874-1965

Henry Travers

as Clarence Odbody

1898-1980

Lillian Randolph

as Annie

About It's A Wonderful Life

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

About

Christmas fantasy film directed by Frank Capra based on a short story called The Greatest Gift. In the movie, an angel shows a frustrated businessman what life would have been life had he never existed. 

Trivia

The film was nominated for five Academy Awards but won none of them. It became one of the most critically acclaimed films ever made.