1940's films I have seen

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1. Fantasia (1940)

G | 125 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music.

Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr., Norman Ferguson, David Hand, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton, Walt Disney

Votes: 77,007 | Gross: $76.41M

2. Pinocchio (1940)

G | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie

Votes: 103,128 | Gross: $84.25M

3. The Great Dictator (1940)

G | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.5
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Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 157,630

4. The Ghost Breakers (1940)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant, and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas

Votes: 2,488

5. The Ape (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Horror

4.5
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Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan

Votes: 1,312

6. Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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The ghosts of three elderly industrialists killed in an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple whom they initially brought together.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh

Votes: 952

7. Ali-Baba Bound (1940)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.5
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Porky finds out that Ali-Baba and his Dirty Sleeves plan to attack the fort; it's up to him to go warn the fort. He gets there to discover everyone has left for the Legion convention in ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 178

8. Ants in the Plants (1940)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.4
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Lots of gags as the little guy fights the bad guy. The insects are living together peacefully, and everybody is going along with their daily business as the evil ant-eater is attacking the ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 102

9. A Wild Hare (1940)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.9
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Elmer is a dimwitted hunter who's "wooking for wabbits." Bugs proceeds to confuse, bamboozle, and otherwise humiliate the poor simp.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 1,065

10. Elmer's Candid Camera (1940)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.3
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Elmer takes up wildlife photography, but finds his subject, a rabbit similar to the later Bugs Bunny character, much too wild.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 682

11. Pluto's Dream House (1940)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.7
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Mickey Mouse finds a magic lamp that builds Pluto a doghouse.

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Elvia Allman, Billy Bletcher, Walt Disney, Lee Millar

Votes: 290

12. Loops (1940)

3 min | Short, Animation

6.3
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An experimental animated short in which images are drawn directly onto the film using a pen.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 351

13. Tarantella (1940)

4 min | Animation, Short

5.7
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Abstract animation illustrates Edwin Gerschefski's modernist composition. Two dots - one blue and one orange - appear most often, sometimes large, sometimes small, sometimes overlapping. ... See full summary »

Directors: Mary Ellen Bute, Ted Nemeth

Votes: 330

14. You Ought to Be in Pictures (1940)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.7
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Daffy Duck convinces Porky Pig to quit the cartoon biz and try his luck in the features. Porky's adventures begin when he tries to enter the studio.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Leon Schlesinger, Henry Binder, Gerry Chiniquy

Votes: 1,194

15. Bone Trouble (1940)

9 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.3
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Pluto's dish is empty, so he goes after the bone in the dish of Butch the bulldog, who is sleeping next door. Can he make it home with the bone before Butch wakes up? No. Soon they are ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney | Star: Lee Millar

Votes: 365

16. Window Cleaners (1940)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.1
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Donald is washing windows on a high-rise; Pluto is his assistant, hauling the rope for the platform and refilling buckets but mostly sleeping. And when things are finally going well, Donald... See full summary »

Director: Jack King | Stars: Lee Millar, Clarence Nash

Votes: 517

17. Donald's Dog Laundry (1940)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Donald Duck builds an automated dog washer while an unsuspecting Pluto naps nearby. When Donald finishes and announces his plan to use Pluto as his test subject, a battle of wills ensues, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack King | Stars: Lee Millar, Clarence Nash

Votes: 510

18. King for a Day (1940)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.0
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King Little receives a letter that says, "Please be at home to-day. I have orders to shoot you!" He promptly makes Gabby king for a day. The little braggart is thrilled until he learns the reason why.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Jack Mercer

Votes: 66

19. A Gander at Mother Goose (1940)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.5
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A collection of short gags based on classic nursery rhymes and fairy tales. Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, in her best Katharine Hepburn, tells us how her garden is really doing. Humpty Dumpty ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Margaret Hill-Talbot, Sara Berner, Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 179

20. Pantry Pirate (1940)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

6.4
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Pluto is tied up in the backyard and has been ordered by the maid to stay outside while she prepares a roast. Of course, once Pluto smells the scent of the roast, he makes a beeline for the... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Lee Millar, Lillian Randolph

Votes: 219

21. Mr. Duck Steps Out (1940)

TV-G | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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Donald is headed for Daisy. However, his nephews are too.

Director: Jack King | Star: Clarence Nash

Votes: 513

22. Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip (1940)

8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.2
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Mickey is heading out on vacation from Burbank to Pomona, taking the train. The conductor, Pete, won't let him on with Pluto, so he hides Pluto in his suitcase, and tries to hide him all ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Walt Disney, Lee Millar

Votes: 572

23. Dumbo (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.3
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Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.

Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, James Baskett, Herman Bing

Votes: 96,313 | Gross: $1.60M

24. Hold That Ghost (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

7.6
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After inheriting a fortune from a gangster, two dim-witted service station attendants find themselves stranded in a haunted house.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis

Votes: 2,789

25. Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Shamus Culhane | Stars: Kenny Gardner, Gwen Williams, Jack Mercer, Tedd Pierce

Votes: 915

26. The Wolf Man (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Horror

7.4
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A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 18,797

27. King of the Zombies (1941)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

5.3
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On a spooky island, three stranded travelers find an evil doctor working with foreign spies and in control of zombies.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Dick Purcell, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Henry Victor

Votes: 1,589

28. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Passed | 113 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp

Votes: 7,073

29. The Reluctant Dragon (I) (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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Humorist Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to find the great man himself to pitch him the idea of making a cartoon about a shy dragon.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting, Ub Iwerks, Jack Kinney | Stars: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper, Nana Bryant

Votes: 1,830 | Gross: $0.87M

30. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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100 Metascore

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 328,955 | Gross: $1.59M

31. Hollywood Steps Out (1941)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.1
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A tour of Ciro's Nightclub packed with caricatures of many top stars, including (in order) 'Cary Grant', Greta Garbo 'Edward G. Robinson' and Ann Sheridan, Johnny Weissmuller, James Cagney, ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Dave Barry, Sara Berner, Mel Blanc, Kent Rogers

Votes: 587

32. Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat (1941)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.2
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The black residents of Lazy Town are bored one day until a sultry light-skinned woman shows up to teach them what rhythm is.

Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Ivie Anderson, Mel Blanc

Votes: 332

33. Porky's Ant (1941)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.1
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In Africa, Porky tries to catch a rare pygmy ant.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 57

34. Pantry Panic (1941)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Woody fails to go South for the winter, leaving him vulnerable to a starving cat. But the cat is just as vulnerable to a starving Woody.

Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Bernice Hansen, Danny Webb

Votes: 268

35. All This and Rabbit Stew (1941)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.5
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Bugs heckles a black hunter and escapes from a bear.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Mel Blanc, Danny Webb

Votes: 521

36. We, the Animals - Squeak! (1941)

9 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.6
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Porky hosts a radio program, where animals tell their stories. The guest star is Kansas City Kitty, the best mouser in the country. She tells the story of her life, including her marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Billy Bletcher, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 83

37. Porky's Pooch (1941)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.6
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A dog named Rover explains to a black, down-on-his-luck shaggy dog named Andy how he got his master. He went into a hotel room and bothered someone taking a bath--Porky Pig. Porky doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 228

38. Porky's Midnight Matinee (1941)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.9
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Working backstage at a theater, Porky frees a little ant he finds in a cage, only to learn that it's a rare and valuable trained pygmy ant.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 101

39. Porky's Prize Pony (1941)

8 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.8
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When jockey Porky's thoroughbred gets drunk on linament, a goofy milk-wagon horse takes over for the big race.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 79

40. Robinson Crusoe Jr. (1941)

8 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.7
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Stranded on an island after his ship was wrecked by a hurricane, Porky meets a friendly African Native. They build a house, and Porky begins to explore the island. On his way we see various... See full summary »

Director: Norm McCabe | Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 65

41. Farm Frolics (1941)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.7
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A series of spot gags about farm life. Running gag: why are all the little piggies watching the clock so intently?

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Sara Berner, Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce, Cliff Nazarro

Votes: 199

42. Canine Caddy (1941)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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Mickey's going golfing, and Pluto is his caddy. Besides the usual caddy duties, Pluto runs to the ball and points to it. But when the ball lands in a gopher hole, Pluto's got another task: ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney

Votes: 266

43. Pluto's Playmate (1941)

8 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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Pluto is playing with a ball on the beach. The ball goes into the water and starts moving in strange ways, because a sea lion is playing with it. Pluto does not want to share the ball, and ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Ferguson | Star: Lee Millar

Votes: 193

44. Lend a Paw (1941)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Pluto saves the life of a kitten, and later feels jealous towards the kitten after Mickey Mouse takes the kitten in.

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney

Votes: 806

45. A Gentleman's Gentleman (1941)

8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

6.7
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Mickey Mouse lies in bed like a lord, getting served breakfast by man's (and mouse's?) best friend Pluto as gentleman's gentleman. Next duty is to fetch the paper, but also pay for it with ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Walt Disney, Lee Millar

Votes: 191

46. Swing Cleaning (1941)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

6.0
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The king allows Gabby to take over the supervision of the castle's spring cleaning with disastrous results.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Jack Mercer

Votes: 66

47. Mail Early (1941)

2 min | Short, Animation

5.8
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A very short animated film advertising for Canadians to mail their Xmas mail early in order their friends get their mail on time.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 80

48. Vitamin Hay (1941)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short

4.9
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It's time for lunch, and Spunky (the baby donkey) is expected to feed on healthy (and awful-tasting) Vitamin Hay. He resists, and wanders out of the barn to look for more interesting things to eat.

Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 34

49. Truant Officer Donald (1941)

8 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.5
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Donald catches his nephews swimming on a school day. He thinks he's made an easy catch, but the boys are much more resourceful than that. When he tries to smoke them out of their clubhouse,... See full summary »

Director: Jack King | Star: Clarence Nash

Votes: 584

50. Saludos Amigos (1942)

Approved | 42 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.2
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Disney animators tour South America and present four animated shorts inspired by their trip.

Directors: Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts | Stars: Fred Shields, José Oliveira, Lee Blair, Mary Blair

Votes: 3,445

51. Bambi (1942)

G | 70 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.3
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The story of a young deer growing up in the forest.

Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright | Stars: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey, Peter Behn

Votes: 105,866 | Gross: $102.80M

52. The Mad Monster (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

3.2
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A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, Glenn Strange

Votes: 1,272

53. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Not Rated | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 2,313

54. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.5
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100 Metascore

In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Votes: 429,624 | Gross: $1.02M

55. Daffy's Southern Exposure (1942)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.0
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It's the dead of winter, and Daffy Duck is starving. A fox and a weasel invite him into their cabin and feed him beans. But they have an ulterior motive--namely eating Daffy.

Director: Norm McCabe | Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, June Foray

Votes: 161

56. Frankenstein's Cat (1942)

7 min | Animation, Short

5.3
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Director: Mannie Davis

Votes: 35

57. The Sleepwalker (1942)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.9
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Pluto has a tussle over a bone with a female dachsaund named Dinah unaware that he is actually giving her the bone whenever he walks in his sleep and presents it to her. However, each time ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Star: Pinto Colvig

Votes: 180

58. Porky's Cafe (1942)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.5
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Porky uses his mechanical gadgets to fix a meal for a strange little man, while cook Conrad Cat deals with an ant in the pancake mix.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 121

59. Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid (1942)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.6
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Mama Buzzard wants her children to learn to bring back meat for dinner. One buzzardling is shy and has to be kicked out of the nest. He's told to at least bring back a rabbit.

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Kent Rogers

Votes: 1,116

60. Der Fuehrer's Face (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Short, War

7.7
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Donald Duck has a nightmare that he lives in Germany slaving under the Nazi regime.

Director: Jack Kinney | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Clarence Nash

Votes: 3,267

61. My Favorite Duck (1942)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.6
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Porky tries to relax on a hunting and fishing trip, but Daffy, smugly pointing out the "No Duck Hunting" signs, subjects him to constant irritation. Then the "Duck Hunting Season Open" signs start going up.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 320

62. The Hep Cat (1942)

6 min | Comedy, Short, Family

6.8
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A cat-about-town fancies himself such an irresistible "hunk" he momentarily resembles Victor Mature. His wooing of a cute kitten gets derailed by a prankster dog using a cat hand puppet to trap him.

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Sara Berner, Kent Rogers

Votes: 341

63. Volcano (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.3
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Superman must face the threat of an erupting volcano.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 456

64. The Mouse of Tomorrow (1942)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.5
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The origin story of Super Mouse (later changed to "Mighty Mouse").

Director: Eddie Donnelly | Star: Tom Morrison

Votes: 36

65. Variations on a Circle (1942)

9 min | Animation, Short

5.7
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Director: James Whitney

Votes: 20

66. The Village Smithy (1942)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.5
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Blacksmith Donald has two tasks on his list: put a new iron rim on a wagon wheel, and shoe Jenny, a female donkey. But the rim won't stay smooth, and the donkey doesn't want the shoes.

Director: Dick Lundy | Star: Clarence Nash

Votes: 254

67. The Ducktators (1942)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito are portrayed as ducks taking over a barnyard.

Director: Norm McCabe | Stars: Mel Blanc, Michael Maltese, John McLeish

Votes: 401

68. Five for Four (1942)

3 min | Animation, Short

6.5
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Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 69

69. Hen Hop (1942)

4 min | Animation, Short

6.3
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In a drawn-on-film animation, a hen gradually breaks apart into an abstract movement of lines as it dances to a barn dance.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 181

70. Any Bonds Today? (1942)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.7
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Bugs Bunny and friends sing and dance to promote the sale of government bonds in support of the war effort.

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 260

71. Pluto Junior (1942)

7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.8
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While Pluto naps, his son gets into scrapes with various other animals and other hazards. Pluto eventually wakes up and comes to his rescue.

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Star: Pinto Colvig

Votes: 247

72. Horton Hatches the Egg (1942)

10 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.7
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Horton the elephant agrees to watch over lazy Maisie bird's egg while she vacations. Much later, after standing (and sitting) guard 100-percent faith-fully through rain and snow, Horton and... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Sara Berner, Mel Blanc, Robert Clampett, Frank Graham

Votes: 403

73. The Army Mascot (1942)

Approved | 7 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

6.7
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Pluto sees the great chow the mascots at the army base are getting and decides he wants some of that. He sneaks in and disguises himself as Gunther Goat, but the "food" is just a bunch of ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Star: Pinto Colvig

Votes: 280

74. T-Bone for Two (1942)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.6
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Pluto finds a bone - but also finds Butch the bulldog, who claims it for himself. Idea: Pluto paces off a distance, buried treasure style, and digs a large bone-shaped hole. Butch falls for... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Star: Pinto Colvig

Votes: 178

75. Tin Pan Alley Cats (1943)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.5
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A jazz cartoon involving a "Fats Waller"-like cat who leaves the "Uncle Tomcat Mission" for the local jazz club.

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, The Four Dreamers, Four Spirits of Rhythm, Zoot Watson

Votes: 205

76. Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)

14 min | Short

8.0
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A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.

Directors: Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid | Stars: Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid

Votes: 8,057

77. Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.4
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So White flees from the wicked Queenie, wins over the thugs from Murder Inc. and meets her overrated Prince Chawmin'.

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Ivie Anderson, Mel Blanc, Ruby Dandridge, Vivian Dandridge

Votes: 1,170

78. Porky Pig's Feat (1943)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.9
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Porky Pig and Daffy Duck owe an outrageous sum to the Broken Arms Hotel. The manager thwarts their efforts to escape without paying their bill.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 598

79. To Duck... or Not to Duck (1943)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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Daffy challenges duckhunter Elmer to a boxing match, rigged in his favor with the collusion of the duck referee. In the stands, Elmer's dog Larrimore suspects that something funny is going ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 527

80. The Wise Quacking Duck (1943)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.4
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An exceedingly mild-mannered man is sent out to kill a duck for dinner by his wife. Unfortunately for him, he picks Daffy Duck as his victim. The two face off and do battle for the remainder of the cartoon.

Director: Robert Clampett | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 368

81. Yankee Doodle Daffy (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.0
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Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy Lagoon trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher

Votes: 830

82. Film Exercise #1 (1943)

5 min | Animation, Short

5.5
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An experimental computer animation film series from John Whitney Sr.

Director: John Whitney Sr.

Votes: 85

83. A Corny Concerto (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.4
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Making fun of "Fantasia", Bugs, Porky Pig and Porky's dog do a ballet after Elmer Fudd introduces "A Tale of the Vienna Woods."

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Arthur Q. Bryan, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 1,414

84. Private Pluto (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Pluto is a guard dog on a military base. He's told there are saboteurs, and is assigned to guard a pill-box (gun emplacement). Before long, the "saboteurs" reveal themselves: Chip and Dale,... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald

Votes: 326

85. He Dood It Again (1943)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.1
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Director: Eddie Donnelly | Star: Tom Morrison

Votes: 18

86. Scrap Happy Daffy (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Daffy takes on a goat sent by Hitler to eat up his scrap pile.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Mel Blanc, Dorothy Lloyd, Tedd Pierce

Votes: 338

87. Down with Cats (1943)

6 min | Animation, Short

5.5
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Director: Connie Rasinski

Votes: 13

88. Pluto and the Armadillo (1943)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.3
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Mickey and Pluto makes a short stopover on a South American flight. Mickey throws Pluto's ball into the jungle, and he chases it but it looks exactly the same as an armadillo that's rolled ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Fred Shields, Walt Disney

Votes: 247

89. Pigs in a Polka (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Musical

7.1
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The story of the three little pigs and the big bad wulf, this time performed as pantomime to the Hungarian Dances by Johannes Brahms.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Bea Benaderet, Sara Berner, Mel Blanc

Votes: 583

90. Daffy - The Commando (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Commando Daffy Duck goes behind enemy lines and causes havoc for a Nazi German officer and his troops.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 583

91. Dollar Dance (1943)

5 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 58

92. Tortoise Wins by a Hare (1943)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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Bugs challenges Cecil Turtle to race, only this time he's wearing an aerodynamic suit like Cecil's. Unfortunately, the gambling ring has bet everything on the rabbit, and Bugs now looks like a tortoise.

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Michael Maltese, Tedd Pierce

Votes: 1,043

93. Falling Hare (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.5
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Bugs encounters wartime sabotage and takes to the air to do battle.

Director: Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert Clampett

Votes: 889

94. The Lion and the Mouse (1943)

Animation, Short

6.0
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Director: Mannie Davis

Votes: 12

95. Spies (1943)

Unrated | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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Private Snafu has a secret: his ship leaves for Africa at 4:30. He's determined to keep it, but bit by bit it slips out, and eventually, the details end up right on Hitler's desk and the ship is engaged.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 476

96. The Three Caballeros (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.5
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Donald receives his birthday gifts, which include traditional gifts and information about Brazil (hosted by Zé Carioca) and Mexico (by Panchito, a Mexican Charro Rooster).

Directors: Norman Ferguson, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Harold Young | Stars: Aurora Miranda, Carmen Molina, Dora Luz, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 9,477

97. Phantom Lady (1944)

Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A devoted secretary risks her life to try to find the elusive woman who may prove her boss didn't murder his selfish wife.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis, Aurora Miranda

Votes: 3,141

98. Witch's Cradle (1944)

12 min | Short

6.3
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The surrealist film shows repetitive imagery involving a string fashioned in a bizarre, almost spiderweb-like pattern over the hands of several individuals, most notably an unnamed young woman and an elderly gentleman.

Director: Maya Deren | Stars: Marcel Duchamp, Pajorita Matta

Votes: 402

99. Plane Daffy (1944)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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Daffy Duck is a message courier bird delivering a military secret that a femme fatale Nazi spy is determined to get.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 399

100. At Land (1946)

15 min | Short

7.6
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Silently, a woman wakes on a beach as the tides go in reverse. Her dreamscape unfolds as she tries to locate a chess piece traveling from the beach to a party to a country road and then back.

Director: Maya Deren | Stars: John Cage, Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid, Hella Heyman

Votes: 2,091