This film is listed as the top ‘Best Christmas Movie of All Time’ on Rotten Tomatoes. So one to watch now if you have never seen it, or one to watch again this holiday season.
The original uncut, black and white version is currently available to see for free.
“After George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George’s wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there” (Synopsis from Rotten Tomatoes)
The kind of experience movies were invented for… James Stewart’s journey to despair and back warms the cockles like nothing else. (Empire magazine).
No matter how often you see this perennial Christmas favorite, you will be entranced. Flawless. (Common Sense Media)