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Average of 247 ratings: 3.8 Stars

1950 M Parental guidance is recommended for younger viewers.

Affable tippler Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) lives with his sister, Veta (Josephine Hull), and her bashful daughter. They hate his drinking, but what rankles them more is his faithful companion: a 6-foot-tall invisible rabbit named Harvey. Elwood's embarrassing flight of fancy is foiling Veta's plans to marry off her daughter, so Veta decides to commit Elwood. But when she confesses she's seen Harvey, the doctor institutionalizes Veta instead!

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104 minutes

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1.33:1 Full Frame
French; Dutch; Swedish; Italian; Finnish; Turkish; Castilian Spanish; Greek; German; Hebrew; Arabic; Norwegian; Danish; Portuguese; English for the hearing impaired
English, French, German, Italian, Castilian Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0

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4 by Godward

what a delight! this film has all the charm and classic phrases and vocabulary one would expect from this era; yet it did not feel 'dated' and I watched it from start to finish un-interrupted. Lovely... Read more

4 by marjidors

Enjoyable old feel good movie, has you wondering who's sane and who isn't.

5 by No_Logic1

An absolute classic! Loved every part of this movie. Great example of how a fantastic storyline and great acting makes a fantastic movie unlike todays movies which require special effects to be successful.

4 by Nic61

I really enjoyed this one - fantastic comedy with just the right mix of sarcasm! Very funny!

3 by tracypuk

As big Donnie Darko fans my husband and I watched this a short while ago. Despite a number of

similarities, Darko's Director says he was not aware of this film when he made his. Go figure!

Anyway... Read more

1 by Treefella

Waste of electricity, kids found it totally boring! Movieshack should seriously consider removing this title from its catalogue. The movie was too long and also too short. It had no storyline and was far too complex.

5 by Mdl


A wonderful film that recharges the soul.

If you don't believe in Harvey by the end of this film then you need to watch it again when you are in a more receptive mood.

This... Read more

5 by EarthwatcherNZ

Absolutely delightful - a classic still today, despite its age. The irony in the plotline is considerable, in terms of the way the nicest guy you could imagine gets treated by those who are, shall we... Read more

4 by Mr Big(ish)

This is a good old fashioned black and white film that has something for all generations. It would be worth re-making this movie for today's audiences...very funny.

2.5 by SidewayK

I find it hard to watch some older movies now - they can seem so corny and overacted. Never been much of a James Stewart fan, though, so that may have biased my opinion.