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How to Watch It’s a Wonderful Life

Wondering if It's a Wonderful Life is available on Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus, or Hulu? Check out this post to find out all the places you can watch It's a Wonderful Life. It's on everyone's list of favorite Christmas movies.

About It's a Wonderful Life

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.

  • Rated PG
  • Released in 1946
  • Run time: 2h 10m

Colorized version:

It's A Wonderful Life
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore (Actors)

Black & White version: It's A Wonderful Life (Black & White Version)

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How to Watch It's a Wonderful Life

What streaming service has It's a Wonderful Life?

Are there any It's a Wonderful Life on TV 2023 TV options?

As of this publication, no TV airings of It's a Wonderful Life have been announced.

  • Thu, 11/23, 12 pm, E!
  • Thu, 11/23, 3 pm, E!
  • Thu, 11/23, 6 pm, E!
  • Thu, 11/23, 9 pm, E!
  • Fri, 11/24, 8:30 pm, Bravo

It's a Wonderful Life cast:

  • James Stewart as George Bailey
  • Donna Reed as Mary Hatch
  • Lionel Barrymore as Henry F. Potter
  • Thomas Mitchell as Uncle Billy
  • Henry Travers as Clarence
  • Beulah Bondi as Mrs. Bailey
  • Frank Faylen as Ernie Bishop
  • Ward Bond as Bert
  • Gloria Grahame as Violet Bick

Are there two versions of It's a Wonderful Life?

Colorized version: 

It's A Wonderful Life
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore (Actors)

Black & White version: It's A Wonderful Life (Black & White Version)

Is It's a Wonderful Life based on a true story?

The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Tale is loosely based on the Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol.

On what short story was the 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life based on?

The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Tale is a 1943 short story written by Philip Van Doren Stern, loosely based on the Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol, which became the basis for the film It's a Wonderful Life (1946). It was self-published as a booklet in 1943 and published as a book in 1944.

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Has there been a remake of It's a Wonderful Life?

It Happened One Christmas
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Marlo Thomas, Orson Welles, Wayne Rogers (Actors)

It Happened One Christmas, a gender-reversed version of the film It's a Wonderful Life, centers on Mary Bailey Hatch, a young woman who dreams of seeing the world but is forced by circumstances to remain in her small hometown as head of the family's Building & Loan business.

On Christmas Eve, in a moment of the financial crisis, a severely depressed Mary contemplates suicide but is rescued by her guardian angel, Clara Oddbody (Cloris Leachman). Clara shows Mary the positive effect that she has had on everyone she has met throughout her life. | Stream or buy on Vudu

Was there a female version of It's a Wonderful Life?

It Happened One Christmas, a gender-reversed version of the film It's a Wonderful Life, centers on Mary Bailey Hatch.

Can I watch It's a Wonderful Life on Netflix?

Unfortunately, It's a Wonderful Life is not available on Netflix.

Was there an It's a Wonderful Life remake in 2020?

What people are probably referring to, according to KIRO:

You may never have thought there would be a remake of the beloved classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” But never say never, especially in 2020.

Deadline is reporting a table read of the film will be staged for charity, with Pete Davidson in the lead role made famous by Stewart.

What is the It's a Wonderful Life legend edition?

This special Legend Edition of It's a Wonderful Life is a slightly shorter version of the Jimmy Stewart Christmas classic, but contains all the sweetness and Christmas wonder. Stream on Tubi

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