Mr. Deeds Goes To Town

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town
Mr. Deeds Goes To Town
  • NR
  • 1h 56m
  • 1936
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When a small-town idealist (Gary Cooper) goes to New York to collect a twenty million dollar inheritance, he finds romance with wisecracking journalist Jean Arthur, becomes the target of ruthless businessmen and relatives, and finally decides to give his fortune away because it's so much trouble. This milestone film is one of the most charming and best-loved romantic comedies ever made.
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Common Sense Says
Snappy lines, stellar performances, Capra classic.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Deeds engages in a fist fight and goes on a comic drinking binge, but that's about as racy as the movie gets. Mr. Deeds examines how the poor were treated during the Depression, and ends up championing common decency.

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Messages
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date:April 12, 1936
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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  • Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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