1942 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1942 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
Casablanca (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 3525 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
To Be or Not to Be (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy. (99 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
“ 211 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
Cat People (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together. (73 mins.)
“ 183 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved. (88 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ 164 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Saboteur (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend. (109 mins.)
“ 143 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II. (134 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ 96,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
The Palm Beach Story (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire. (88 mins.)
Director: Preston Sturges
“ 89,51 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig. (128 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
“ 84,21 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
The Talk of the Town (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher. (118 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ 79,54 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Holiday Inn (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
“ 71,18 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Woman of the Year (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle. (114 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ 61,30 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
The Glass Key (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign. (85 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
“ 53,58 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Random Harvest (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life. (126 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ 48,73 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
This Gun for Hire (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies. (81 mins.)
Director: Frank Tuttle
“ 48,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
The Major and the Minor (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth. (100 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ 40,12 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
In Which We Serve (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft. (114 mins.)
“ 29,41 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
The Black Swan (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems. (87 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ 23,76 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
There Was a Father (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects. (94 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ 21,79 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Jungle Book (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life. (108 mins.)
Director: Zoltan Korda
“ 20,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy. (123 mins.)
“ 19,93 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Tales of Manhattan (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A formal tailcoat that gets passed from one owner to another affects each life in a significant way. (118 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ 19,59 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order... (97 mins.)
“ 19,44 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Flying Tigers (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Capt. Jim Gordon's command of the famed American mercenary fighter group in China is complicated by the recruitment of an old friend who is a reckless hotshot. (102 mins.)
Director: David Miller
“ 17,70 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Roxie Hart (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Roxie Hart signs a murder confession in order to attract publicity for her dancing career as dames don't swing in Cook County. Will everything go as planned? (75 mins.)
“ 16,37 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
The Spoilers (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara. (87 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ 12,93 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Cheated out of his estate by his sadistic uncle, young Benjamin Blake goes to the South Seas to make his fortune so he can return to claim his birthright. (98 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
“ 11,20 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Tortilla Flat (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Danny, a poor northern Californian Mexican-American, inherits two houses from his grandfather and is quickly taken advantage of by his vagabond friends. (105 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
“ 9,03 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
A Night to Remember (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A mystery writer and his newlywed wife move into a Greenwich Village apartment and find themselves with a corpse and a half dozen red herrings. (91 mins.)
Director: Richard Wallace
“ 8,45 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Moontide (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man... (94 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ 7,35 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Orchestra Wives (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot... (98 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
“ 7,35 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
Eyes in the Night (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A blind detective and his seeing-eye dog investigate a murder and discover a Nazi plot. (80 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
“ 6,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Pittsburgh (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek... (91 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
“ 6,13 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two brother, rival correspondents, find themselves fighting their conservative editor over stories and each other of over the affections of a pretty blonde journalist. (108 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
“ 5,76 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Rings on Her Fingers (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Susan Miller works behind the girdle counter in a department store and dreams about the beautiful clothes and glamour she can never hope to have... (86 mins.)
“ 4,91 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
China Girl (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In November 1941, American news photographer Johnny 'Bugsy' Williams manages to escape from the Japanese... (95 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
“ 3,77 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Street of Chance (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A nerd discovers he's wanted for murder, after escaping death from wreckage plummeting from a skyscraper... (74 mins.)
Director: Jack Hively
“ 1,90 points ” - dziwnytenswiat