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3.9
596 Ratings

You Can't Take It With You

Directed by Frank Capra
United States, 1938
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

When a girl from a family of eccentric freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker, the stage is set for a meet-the-in-laws dinner across a social divide. Wrestling, ballet, fireworks and police raids ensue. Adapted from Hart and Kaufman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play.

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You Can't Take It With You Directed by Frank Capra

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1939 | 2 wins including: Best Picture

1939 | 5 nominations including: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1939 | 2nd place: Best Director

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