On TV

Airs Mon. May. 28, 5:00 PM on TCM (276)


Airs Fri. Jun. 01, 6:00 AM on TCM (276)


On Disc

Amazon

Buy from $13.89

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Approved   |    |  Drama, Romance, War


The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Poster

Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.


8.1/10
50,188

Videos


Photos

  • "Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946)" Myrna Loy & Teresa Wright
  • Myrna Loy and Fredric March in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Myrna Loy and Fredric March in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Dana Andrews and Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  • Dana Andrews & Teresa Wright

See all photos

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is one of Francis Ford Coppola's favorite films.


Quotes

Fred Derry: I dreamed I was gonna have my own home. Just a nice little house for my wife and me out in the country... in the suburbs anyway. That's the cock-eyed kind of dream you have when you're overseas.
Peggy Stephenson: You don't have to be overseas to have dreams like that...


Goofs

Fredric March's name is misspelled as "Frederic" March in the closing credits.


Crazy Credits

The character played by Ray Teal (the Axis sympathizer whom Homer Parrish attacks at the soda fountain) is listed in the credits as "Mr. Mollett". However, the character's name is never mentioned or otherwise alluded to.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Romance | War

More Like This

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath

  • It Happened One Night

    It Happened One Night

  • Mrs. Miniver

    Mrs. Miniver

  • Diabolique

    Diabolique

  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

  • Sunrise

    Sunrise

  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

  • All About Eve

    All About Eve

  • The Nights of Cabiria

    The Nights of Cabiria

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon

  • The Wages of Fear

    The Wages of Fear

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com

On the Watchlist: "Schitt's Creek"

"Schitt's Creek" and "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television" are two of our Watchlist picks this week. See what else we have in mind for your viewing pleasure.

See our Watchlist picks

Featured on IMDb

Dive deep into everything about film festivals, family entertainment, IMDb Picks, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet