1949 - Top of the Popsby dziwnytenswiat | created - 15 Jul 2012 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public
All movies from 1949 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. The Third Man (1949)
93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 129,276 | Gross: $0.45M
2. White Heat (1949)
Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn.
3. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.
4. Adam's Rib (1949)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.
5. On the Town (1949)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.
6. Stray Dog (1949)
Not Rated | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
During a sweltering summer, a rookie homicide detective tries to track down his stolen Colt pistol.
7. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, War
A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.
8. Late Spring (1949)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.
9. A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance
A letter is addressed to three wives from their "best friend" Addie Ross, announcing that she is running away with one of their husbands...but she does not say which one.
10. The Heiress (1949)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.
11. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Not Rated | 104 min | Western
Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
12. All the King's Men (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.
13. Act of Violence (1949)
Passed | 82 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp.
14. Jour de Fête (1949)
Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy
Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town 'Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre'. All inhabitants are scoffing at Francois, the postman, what he seems not to recognize. The rising of the... See full summary »
15. I Was a Male War Bride (1949)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War
After marrying an American lieutenant with whom he was assigned to work in post-war Germany, a French captain attempts to find a way to accompany her back to the States under the terms of the War Bride Act.
16. In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other. They develop an instant and mutual dislike which intensifies when, later on, Andrew is ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,822 | Gross: $3.40M
17. Criss Cross (1949)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route.
18. Under Capricorn (1949)
Approved | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.
19. Little Women (1949)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Family, Romance
The March sisters -- Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy -- struggle to make ends meet in their New England household while their father is away fighting in the Civil War. Despite harsh times, they cling... See full summary »
20. House of Strangers (1949)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After years in prison, Max promises revenge on his brothers for their betrayal. His lover Irene and memories of his past yield him a broader perspective.
21. Champion (1949)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
Boxer Midge Kelly rises to fame...mainly by stepping on other people.
22. Samson and Delilah (1949)
Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History
When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.
Votes: 5,488 | Gross: $28.80M
23. Whirlpool (1950)
Approved | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.
24. Caught (1949)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
It was Leonora Eames' childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a nightmare once she realizes the truth about her husband ... See full summary »
25. The Big Steal (1949)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance
An army lieutenant accused of robbery pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's fiancee.
26. Impact (1949)
Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.
27. The Reckless Moment (1949)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal.
28. Beyond the Forest (1949)
Approved | 97 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she ... See full summary »
29. The Quiet Duel (1949)
95 min | Drama
A surgeon gets syphilis from a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. The doctor's life is destroyed, but unlike the patient, he doesn't destroy others along with him.
30. Intruder in the Dust (1949)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama
In 1940s Mississippi two teenage boys and an elderly woman combine forces to prevent a miscarriage of justice and clear a black man of a murder charge.
31. Pinky (1949)
Approved | 102 min | Drama
A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.
Votes: 2,176 | Gross: $4.20M
32. Bitter Rice (1949)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Two criminals on the run end up working in a rice field and decide to recruit other workers for their next robbery.
33. The Passionate Friends (1949)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin meets Steven Stratton again and they have one last fling together in the Alps.
34. Madame Bovary (1949)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Romance
A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.
35. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A singing mechanic from 1912 finds himself in Arthurian Britain.
36. That Forsyte Woman (1949)
Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Love among the Forsytes is strange, full of tradition, melancholy and gold digging in this film treatise on Victorian-age rigidity and vestiges of a flawed society.
37. Too Late for Tears (1949)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder.
38. The Rocking Horse Winner (1949)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy
A young boy receives a rocking horse for Christmas and soon learns that he is able to pick the winning horse at the races.
39. The Hidden Room (1949)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Clive Riordan plans a devilish revenge against his wife's lover.
40. Reign of Terror (1949)
Approved | 89 min | History, Romance, Thriller
Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.
41. Black Magic (1949)
Passed | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.
42. Tulsa (1949)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance
It's Tulsa, Oklahoma at the start of the oil boom and Cherokee Lansing's rancher father is killed in a fight with the Tanner Oil Company. Cherokee plans revenge by bringing in her own wells... See full summary »
43. The Accused (1949)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
A beautiful psychology professor tries to hide a self-defense killing.
44. Manon (1949)
100 min | Drama, Crime
An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want... See full summary »
45. My Friend Irma (1949)
Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
A scatterbrained Brooklynite and her wheeler-dealer fiancé interfere in her level-headed roommate's love life.
46. Lost Boundaries (1949)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
This story is a true account of the lives of Scott and Marsha Carter. Having graduated from medical school, Scott Carter, a fair-skinned African American, marries Marsha Mitchell and moves ... See full summary »
47. The Forbidden Street (1949)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, History
A rich woman in Victorian England marries a poor artist from the wrong side of the track, and finds herself the victim of a blackmailing plot.
48. Rotation (1949)
80 min | Drama, History
The mechanic Behnke wants to join the Nazi party to secure a good living. However, after his Jewish neighbors have been taken away, he changes his views. Trying to remain "a non-political ... See full summary »
49. Father Was a Fullback (1949)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sport
Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.
50. Give Us This Day (1949)
Passed | 120 min | Drama
One of the few (if any at the time this film was made) films shot in England with New York City's 'Little Italy" as the locale. This was Edward Dmytryk's first film after he had refused to ... See full summary »
51. The Glass Mountain (1949)
99 min | Drama
An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to write an opera and aware that he's fallen in love with his rescuer.
52. Silent Dust (1949)
82 min | Drama
A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead son, who was killed in battle in World War II. Not long before the dedication ceremony is to be held,... See full summary »
53. Liebe '47 (1949)
118 min | Drama, Romance