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3,139 Ratings

It Happened One Night

Directed by Frank Capra
United States, 1934
Comedy, Romance


A screwball comedy with Oscar glory follows the exploits of a spoiled heiress who runs away in rebellion against her mogul father. Meanwhile, a wisecracking reporter is determined to get the scoop on her disappearance.

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It Happened One Night Directed by Frank Capra

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1935 | 5 wins including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1934 | 2 wins including: Best Film

National Film Preservation Board

1993 | Winner: National Film Registry

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