Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Trailer & Clips


Mr. Smith Goes to Washington full movie is released on Oct 19, 1939. Watch Mr. Smith Goes to Washington online - the English Comedy movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $144,738. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is directed by Frank Capra and created by Sidney Buchman with Jean Arthur and James Stewart. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is available online on Amazon Video and Vudu.

Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed on a lark by the spineless governor of his state. He is reunited with the state's senior senator--presidential hopeful and childhood hero, Senator Joseph Paine. In Washington, however, Smith discovers many of the shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss, Jim Taylor. Taylor first tries to corrupt Smith and then later attempts to destroy Smith through a scandal.

As know as:

Ameriki, i hora tis eleftherias, Domnul Smith merge la Washington, Mr. Smith Washingtonba megy, Mr. Smith i Washington, Mr. Smith Washington'a Gidiyor

Release Date:

Oct 19, 1939

Release Date (Streaming):

Dec 09, 2008


United States



Stream Service:

Columbia Pictures, Columbia TriStar Home Video, Columbia Tristar

Production Companies:

Columbia Pictures

Gross worldwide:



OUR OPERATOR SAYS.."IT'S GOING TO BE A PLEASURE TO RUN "MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON" 5 DAYS STARTING SUNDAY, NOV.7) (print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Cactus Theatre - Lubbock Texas - November 2, 1938 - all caps), The Picture that Caused a Furore in Washington! (Print Ad-Antioch News, ((Antioch, Ills.)) 7 December 1939), HERE'S THE PICTURE THAT PUT A "KICK" IN THE NEUTRALITY DEBATE! (Print Ad-Portsmouth Times, ((Portsmouth, Ohio)) 26 November 1939), Capra at his greatest!, Stirring - In the seeing! Precious - In the remembering!, Capra's Greatest Hit --- The Screen At Its Most Inspired!, Entertainment As Powerful As the Strength of the People! As Great As the Genius of Capra!, Romance, drama, laughter and heartbreak ... created out of the very heart and soil of America ... by a great director and cast!


Mildred Martin
Philadelphia Inquirer
This contender for Academy honors has warmth as well as wit, beguiling charm as well as pointed satire, and it rekindles a few patriotic ideals that have long slept un der the smothering blanket of political scandals and governmental misdeeds.
by rottentomatoes, Nov 09, 2022
Elaine Klepper
Orlando Sentinel
Get set, folks, for a "rave" notice, for Mr. Smith Goes to Washington deserves no less than a bushel of raves.
by rottentomatoes, Nov 09, 2022
Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
Mr. Smith is one of the best shows of the year. More fun, even, than the Senate itself.
by rottentomatoes, Nov 09, 2022

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