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Summary 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.

It's a Wonderful Life

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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89
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 213 User Ratings
8.5
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Summary 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.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
89
94% Positive
16 Reviews
6% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 17 Critic Reviews
89
94% Positive
16 Reviews
6% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 213 User Ratings
8.5
88% Positive
188 Ratings
6% Mixed
12 Ratings
6% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 213 User Ratings
8.5
88% Positive
188 Ratings
6% Mixed
12 Ratings
6% Negative
13 Ratings

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Production Company Liberty Films (II)
Release Date Jan 7, 1947
Duration 2 h 10 m
Rating PG
Tagline Frank Capra's..."It's a Wonderful Life".
Academy Awards, USA
5 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Online Film & Television Association
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations