Movie Recommendation: You Can’t Take It With You


You Can’t Take It With You (1938)

Arrogant banker Anthony P. Kirby is a businessman on a mission.  Determined to get rich and put his competitor out of business, there is just one thing standing in his way: the Sycamore family.  Owners of the last property Kirby must purchase in order to make his monopoly a reality, these eccentric yet sincere everyday Americans aren’t interested in the exorbitant sums offered, content with life as it is as long as they have friends and each other.  Matters aren’t helped any when the Kirbys’ son, Tony, falls in love with the Sycamores’ daughter Alice who, naturally, Mrs. Kirby believes is below their class.  But in the end, after a few mishaps and misunderstandings, Alice’s Grandpa Vanderhof is able to help the Kirbys realize that there are some things in life that matter more than money.  The recipient of two Academy Awards, this old-fashioned comedy is sure to become a family favorite!


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