You Can't Take It With You
is a 1938 American Romantic Slapstick Comedy film directed by Frank Capra and starring Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart, The Three Stooges, Buster Keaton, Edward Arnold, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Charlie Chaplin, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning Play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart to the Screen by Ludwig Bemelmans, based on the Story Idea by Robert Riskin, George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart and Ludwig Bemelmans, the film is about a man from a family of rich snobs who becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

The film recieved three Academy Awards from eight nominations: Best Picture, Best Director (Comedy) and Best Ensemble in a Comedy Film. This was Capra's third Oscar for Best Director in just five years, following It Happened One Night (1934) and Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936). It was also the highest-grossing picture of the year.



Academy Awards




The Film recieved a perfect "100%" Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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