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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
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8.3 IMDB rating

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Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur

Saunders
James Stewart

James Stewart

Jefferson Smith
Claude Rains

Claude Rains

Senator Joseph Paine
Edward Arnold

Edward Arnold

Jim Taylor
Guy Kibbee

Guy Kibbee

Governor Hopper
Thomas Mitchell

Thomas Mitchell

Diz Moore
Eugene Pallette

Eugene Pallette

Chick McGann
Beulah Bondi

Beulah Bondi

Ma Smith


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Sidney Buchman

Sidney Buchman

(screen play)


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Deservedly a classic. Unmissable!

6 years, 3 months ago at Apr 21 8:18
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"You see, boys forget what their country means by just reading The Land of the Free in history books. Then they get to be men they forget even more. Liberty's too precious a thing to be buried in books, Miss Saunders. Men should hold it up in front of them every single day of their lives and say: I'm free to think and to speak. My ancestors couldn't, I can, and my children will. Boys ought to grow... read more

Brilliant Capra-Stewart classic!

4 years, 6 months ago at Jan 24 9:21
1 vote
I am not really a great admirer of politics because I don't really understand them at all. This film was a real helping hand to me because I understand a bit more of what politics really are. I also understood what other things involving politics such as the government, laws and making decisions about things around the world. This is probably the feel-good political film because Capra is probably ... read more

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3 years, 5 months ago at Feb 14 1:09
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A true moment of repentance by Senator Joseph Paine at the end of the movie. This is the best scene in the movie by far. It would cost him every bit of worldly fame, honor, and comfort. Yet, the cause of truth wins out. I think this movie also reminds us that corruption is not just a present day reality. Corruption exists because people at there core have sin. No one is exempt. There has ne... read more
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Description: Two slimy fat-cat legislators recruit Jefferson Smith, an innocent and staunchly principled Montana scout leader, as the state's new Senator, hoping to exploit his naviete and community pride to bring home pork-barrel funds. Once he ascends to Capitol Hill, however, Mr. Smith finds nothing but deep-rooted corruption in Washington, D.C ... (more)
Release date: 19 October 1939
UPC: 043396279698
Drama (23), Politics (14), 1930s (14), Corruption (12), Comedy (9), Political (8), Newspaper (8), 1939 (7), Activism (7), Usa (7), Government (7), Senate (6), Classic (6), Senator (6), Black & White (6), Filibuster (5), Murder (5), American (4), Patriotism (4), Office (4)
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