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The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,600,000Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,119 $23,600,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,152 $23,600,000

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,100,000
Domestic Releases: November 21st, 1946 (Wide) by RKO Radio Pictures
Video Release: November 5th, 2013 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 172 minutes
Comparisons: vs. It’s a Wonderful Life
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Keywords: World War II, War
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Production Countries: United States


Myrna Loy    Milly Stephenson
Fredric March    Al Stephenson

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