Best of 1941

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST PICTURE

Nominees:
Sullivan's Travels
How Green Was My Valley
Suspicion
Dumbo ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
2.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST DIRECTOR - Orson Welles

Nominees:
John Ford - How Green Was My Valley
Preston Sturges - Sullivan's Travels
Alfred Hitchcock - Suspicion
Alexander Hall - Here Comes Mr. Jordan ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
3.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST ACTOR - Orson Welles

Nominees:
Joel McCrea - Sullivan's Travels
Robert Montgomery - Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Cary Grant - Suspicion
Roddy McDowell - How Green Was My Valley ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
4.
Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats... (99 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ BEST ACTRESS - Greer Garson

Nominees:
Joan Fontaine - Suspicion
Veronica Lake - Sullivan's Travels
Bette Davis - The Little Foxes
Olivia de Havilland - Hold Back the Dawn ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
5.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - Donald Crisp

Nominees:
Claude Rains - Here Comes Mr. Jordan
James Gleason - Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Joseph Cotten - Citizen Kane
Walter Pidgeon - Blossoms in the Dust ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
6.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Sara Allgood

Nominees:
Mary Astor - The Great Lie
Agnes Moorehead - Citizen Kane
Teresa Wright - The Little Foxes
Patricia Collinge - The Little Foxes ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
7.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ BEST CASTING

Nominees:
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Citizen Kane
The Little Foxes
Suspicion ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
8.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
Sullivan's Travels
49th Parallel
Ball of Fire
The Lady Eve ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
9.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy. (94 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
“ BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Nominees:
How Green Was My Valley
Suspicion
The Maltese Falcon
The Little Foxes ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
10.
Dumbo (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. (64 mins.)
“ BEST TITLES/CREDITS DESIGN

Nominees:
Sullivan's Travels
The Wolfman
Blossoms in the Dust
Road to Zanzibar ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
11.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST EDITING

Nominees:
Sergeant York
How Green Was My Valley
Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Suspicion ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
12.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Nominees:
How Green Was My Valley
The Wolf Man
Sergeant York
Here Comes Mr. Jordan ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
13.
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ BEST ART DIRECTION

Nominees:
Citizen Kane
Blossoms in the Dust
That Hamilton Woman
The Little Foxes ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
14.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Nominees:
The Little Foxes
How Green Was My Valley
That Hamilton Woman
Blossoms in the Dust ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
15.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ BEST MAKE-UP & HAIR

Nominees:
The Wolf Man
How Green Was My Valley
Sullivan's Travels
Blossoms in the Dust ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
16.
A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets... (98 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Nominees:
That Hamilton Woman ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
17.
Dumbo (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. (64 mins.)
“ BEST SCORE

Nominees:
Suspicion
How Green Was My Valley
Citizen Kane
Sergeant York ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
18.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful... (132 mins.)
“ BEST SOUNDTRACK/ADAPTED SCORE ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
19.
Dumbo (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. (64 mins.)
“ BEST SONG - "Baby Mine"

Nominees:
Rookies - "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B"
Road to Zanzibar - "It's Always You"
Blues in the Night - "Blues in the Night"
You'll Never Get Rich - "Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye" ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
20.
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful... (132 mins.)
“ BEST DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
21.
That Hamilton Woman (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars. (128 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
“ BEST SOUND

Nominees:
How Green Was My Valley
Citizen Kane
Sergeant York
Dumbo ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
22.
Sergeant York (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero. (134 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ BEST SOUND EDITING

Nominees:
Dumbo
The Wolf Man
A Yank in the R.A.F.
49th Parallel ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
23.
Sergeant York (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero. (134 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ BEST STUNTS

Nominees:
The Wolf Man ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting
 
24.
Dumbo (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. (64 mins.)
“ BEST ANIMATED FEATURE ” - OscarWinnerInWaiting