Title: It\’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
Synopsis: George Bailey (James Steward) is having a tough time as his business threatens to buckle. After George wishes that he had never been born (and consequently attempts to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge into an icy river), an angel named Clarence comes to bring that wish to fruition. It\’s not long before George realizes how important he is to the lives of his family and even his town as he witnesses the world without his influence.
Why You Should Watch: Frank Capra, Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed… If you haven\’t watched this one yet (this year), please do! It\’s a Wonderful Life is a beautifully-crafted classic with an enduring message that you can share with the whole family.
Mum Approved: Yes
Cornball Meter: 0/5 (Can\’t call this one cornball!)