Sign In Now ►
or Create A New Account ►
find on ►
▲ Buy This Poster ▲
of its Matchups
Total UsersWho've Ranked It
Total Times Ranked
Have It At #1
Have It In Their Top 20
Academy Award Nominated
National Film Registry
AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers
Academy Award Best Picture Nominated
They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition
Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated
October 19, 1939
see more films from 1939 ►
see more about this film on our blog ►
MOST RECENT MATCHUP DISCUSSION
Au Revoir Les Enfants vs. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
"Tough call, love them both so much, I'll go with Au Revoir for now, but it might change." more ►
Read all 1 comments ►
see all the most recent matchups for this movie ►
MOST POPULAR MATCHUP DISCUSSION
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington vs. It's a Wonderful Life
said on 3/18/2017
"James Stewart is my favourite of all time! Love "Mr. Smith" but it's hard to go pass Wonderful Life!" more ►
Read all 12 comments ►
see all the most popular matchups for this movie ►
Stewart gives it his all and you can tell.
1 person liked this √
Still relevant today. Watch this and then watch House of Cards.
0 people liked this √
I'd say watch this and then watch Lincoln, to get an understanding that this same sort of maneuvering and showmanship dominates even the country's best.
There are some beautiful scenes in this wonderfully shot, lit, and designed film. However, I could not find any empathy, sympathy, or compassion for Mr. Smith. He just appeared to be a naive man-child, wrapped up in slogans and national myths.