it’s a wonderful life – American Film Institute
It's A Wonderful Life Film Still - James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Karolyn Grimes

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring the talents of two AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – director Frank Capra and star James Stewart – IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) was twice named by the American Film Institute among the greatest films of all time. The beloved holiday classic appears on AFI’s lists of the art form’s most iconic love stories and inspiring...

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – AFI Catalog Spotlight

This December, the AFI Catalog shines a spotlight on the beloved Christmas classic IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, which premiered this month in 1946 and has remained high on AFI’s lists of the best films ever made, including #1 on AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 CHEERS list of the most inspiring films of all time. Although it received mixed reviews upon...
It's A Wonderful Life Film Still - James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Karolyn Grimes

AFI Movie Club Rewind: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

This film was originally selected as an AFI Movie Club pick on December 24, 2020. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) was named 20th on AFI's Top 100 greatest American films of all time. It’s ranked # 1 on 100 Years…100 Cheers and #9 on 100 Years…100 passions, and George Bailey is listed at #9 on AFI’s 100 Heroes list. James Stewart is ranked #3 on AFI’s list of...
It's A Wonderful Life Film Still - James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Karolyn Grimes

AFI Movie Club: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE  was named 20th on AFI's Top 100 greatest American films of all time. It’s ranked # 1 on 100 Years…100 Cheers and #9 on 100 Years…100 passions, and George Bailey is listed at #9 on AFI’s 100 Heroes list. James Stewart is ranked #3 on AFI’s list of the greatest stars in cinematic history. Go "Behind the Scene" with Jimmy Hawkins of IT'S...

DID YOU KNOW? This popular holiday film released 74 years ago this month was co-written by the prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frances Goodrich.

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946), which ranked #1 on AFI’s 100 YEARS… 100 CHEERS list of the most inspiring films of all time, and #20 on AFI’s 100 YEARS… 100 MOVIES list of the greatest films of all time, was co-written by Frances Goodrich, who would have celebrated her 130th birthday this month. Goodrich was…
It's A Wonderful Life Film Still - James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Karolyn Grimes

AFI Movie Club: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

It’s Christmas in July! IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE was named 20th on AFI’s Top 100 greatest American films of all time. It’s ranked #1 on 100 Years…100 Cheers and #9 on 100 Years…100 passions, and George Bailey is listed at #9 on AFI’s 100 Heroes list. James Stewart is ranked #3 on AFI’s list of the…
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