25 best money movies ever

It’s the root of all evil, but cash has also inspired some of the greatest movies ever to hit the silver screen. We pony up the best of 'em

Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

Frank “It’s a Wonderful Life” Capra has another crack at restoring our faith in humanity in this black and white screwball comedy about Longfellow Deeds (Gary Cooper) – a small town businessman, tuba player and greeting card poet who finds himself inheriting US$20m from a dead uncle. In the way of kicking back and enjoying his riches are a scheming lawyer, a pretty undercover journalist (Jean Arthur) and a crazy, gun-toting farmer.