Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

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Directed By Frank Capra Frank Capra Starring James Stewart James Stewart  •  Jean Arthur Jean Arthur  •  Claude Rains Claude Rains  •  Edward Arnold Edward Arnold  •  Thomas Mitchell Thomas Mitchell Genres Americana  •  Comedy Drama  •  Drama  •  Message Movie Studios &
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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
Release Info 1939-10-19T00:00:00Z October 19, 1939
B&W  •  129 minutes NR Rated NR
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Comments (4)

 
tampabayrays03

tampabayrays03 on 3/6/2011 Reply  · 

Stewart gives it his all and you can tell.

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trayoder

trayoder on 1/7/2015 Reply  · 

Still relevant today. Watch this and then watch House of Cards.

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LittleSocrates

LittleSocrates on 8/22/2015 Reply  · 

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.

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Celldweller7

Celldweller7 on 9/16/2015 Reply  · 

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.

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