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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

1936 Rated NR 1hr 55m

When small-town tuba player Longfellow Deeds (Gary Cooper) lands a $20 million inheritance and moves to the big city, the sharks begin to circle, including a sassy reporter (Jean Arthur) who'll do anything for a scoop -- until she falls for her subject. Director Frank Capra (It's a Wonderful Life) delivers a heartfelt romantic allegory about daring to stand up for principles in the face of greed and malice.

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Movie Details

  • Top 100 Laughs
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
1937 Academy Award®
  • Best Director: Frank Capra
  • Best Actor nominee: Gary Cooper
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Writing nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 9+
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


Chinese Simplified, Korean, Portuguese, Thai

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo