Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Frank Capra
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1. Screen Snapshots Series 16, No. 8 (1937)
10 min | Documentary, Short
Stars attend a barbecue at the Racquet Club; Frank Morgan's new business enterprise, The Trading Post, a country store in modern style, is seen. The annual Academy Awards are presented: ... See full summary »
3. Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9 (1938)
10 min | Short, Documentary
A dwarf village on Hollywood's Wilshire Boulevard is shown; a bench is dedicated in honor of the late Lon Chaney; a visit to Leo Carrillo's new ranch is offered; Hollywood notables appear ... See full summary »
7. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
8. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to William Wyler (1976 TV Special)
120 min | Documentary
In 1976, William Wyler became the fourth recipient of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award, following John Ford, James Cagney and Orson Welles. The winner of three Best ... See full summary »
Hollywood (1980– )
Comedy: A Serious Business
The art of silent comedy is highlighted with a focus on the work of the four great clowns of the era: Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, and Harry Langdon.
10. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1986)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
This particular series combines several "The Dick Cavett Show" on ABC: ABC This Morning/The Dick Cavett Show ABC Daytime March 1968 - January 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Primetime May 1969 - September 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night December 1969 - January 1975 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night September - December 1986
12. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
Votes: 101,477 | Gross: $9.60M
13. It Happened One Night (1934)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.
Votes: 88,041 | Gross: $4.36M
14. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
16. You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Passed | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.
Votes: 21,978 | Gross: $4.66M
17. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A simple, small town man inherits a massive fortune, making him the target for scammers and publicity-seekers. Overwhelmed by the turn his life has taken, and awoken to another use for his new-found fortune, he makes a momentous decision.
18. Strictly G.I. (1943)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Music
A filmed broadcast of the Command Performance radio programs in which various Hollywood stars appeared and performed in accordance with letter requests from American service men stationed ... See full summary »
19. Lost Horizon (1937)
Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La - but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?
20. Meet John Doe (1941)
Not Rated | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
21. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »
26. The Unchained Goddess (1958 TV Movie)
57 min | Animation
A scientist and a writer explain the various meteorological phenomena to Meteora, the goddess of weather, while giving an insight into the technology involved in predicting them and warning about the threat of global climate change.
29. American Madness (1932)
Passed | 75 min | Drama
Socially-conscious banker Thomas Dickson faces a crisis when his protégé is wrongly accused for robbing the bank, gossip of the robbery starts a bank run, and evidence suggests Dickson's wife had an affair...all in the same day.
30. This Is Your Life (1952–1987)
30 min | Biography, Family, Reality-TV
Each week, an unsuspecting celebrity would be lured by some ruse to a location near the studio. The celebrity would then be surprised with the news that they are to be the featured guest. ... See full summary »
32. George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)
110 min | Documentary, Biography
Biography of director George Stevens by his son. It includes clips from many of his films with commentary by the actors and by directors such as Frank Capra, John Huston and Alan Pakula, ... See full summary »
34. Soldier Man (1926)
33 min | Comedy, Short
After the armistice, one U.S. soldier remains unaccounted for: he's wandering the fields of Bomania, hungry, thinking the war is still on. (He was in a German prison camp, escaping while ... See full summary »
36. The Battle of Britain (1943)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, History, War
The official World War II US government account of Great Britain's stand against the Nazi war machine after the Dunkirk evacuation.
38. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Approved | 136 min | Comedy, Drama
A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.
39. State of the Union (1948)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Drama
An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.
40. The Miracle Woman (1931)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance
After an unappreciated minister dies, his daughter loses her faith in God, prompting her to open a phony temple with a con man. Can the love of a blind aviator restore her faith and happiness?
41. Our Mr. Sun (1956 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 57 min | Animation
One entry in a series of films produced to make science accessible to the masses--especially children--this film describes the sun in scientific but entertaining terms.
42. Divide and Conquer (1943)
Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, History, War
The World War II US Government account of the European theatre of the war from after the English and French entry to the fall of France.
43. Frank Capra's 'It's a Wonderful Life': A Personal Remembrance (1991 Video)
14 min | Documentary, Short
46. The Battle of Russia (1943)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, History, War
Documentary revealing the nature and process of the fight between the Soviet Union and Germany in the Second World War.
47. The Nazis Strike (1943)
Not Rated | 41 min | Documentary, Short, War
The official World War II US government account of Nazi international aggression leading up to the British and French declarations of war.
49. Why We Fight (1942)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, War
The official World War II US Government film statement defining the various enemies of the Allies and why they must be fought.