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Poll: Favorite Line From 'It's A Wonderful Life'

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) has become a timeless classic in the world of cinema and a beloved tradition for people to watch every year around Christmas. It has been cited as the favorite film of both its star James Stewart and director Frank Capra and, with virtually every scene standing on its own as a classic moment, the film has become as quotable as it is endearing.

Which of the many memorable lines from the film is your all-time favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the poll here.

Results of 454 votes:

  1. 1.

    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Carol Coombs, Karolyn Grimes, Jimmy Hawkins, and Larry Simms in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

     
    Zuzu Bailey: Look, Daddy. Teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings. George Bailey: That's right, that's right. [Looks heavenward] Attaboy, Clarence.
  2. 2.

    James Stewart and Donna Reed in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

     
    What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey. That's a pretty good idea. I'll give you the moon, Mary.
  3. 3.

    "It's a Wonderful Life" Jimmy Stewart, Henry Travers 1946 RKO **I.V.

     
    Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?

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