1947by marie_D | created - 30 Oct 2012 | updated - 20 Mar 2015 | Public
Annotated to show availability as of 12/2/14. Blank descriptions indicate the film was available as a Netflix rental as of that date.
Films are in descending order by IMDb user rating as of 12/2/14.
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1. Good News (1947)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat ... See full summary »
2. Out of the Past (1947)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.
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3. Black Narcissus (1947)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.
4. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.
Votes: 12,985 | Gross: $0.33M
5. Nagaya shinshiroku (1947)
72 min | Drama
A young boy follows Tashiro home to his tenement housing complex on the outskirts of Tokyo, the boy who was separated from his carpenter father somehow and somewhere in Kudan. All Tashiro ... See full summary »
6. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.
7. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Votes: 34,360 | Gross: $2.65M
8. Los tres García (1947)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Romance
Ruled by a tough grandma (Sara García), the Garcías (Infante, Salazar and Mendoza) are three charro cousins who fall in love with young American-born Lupita (Marga López) and fight for her ... See full summary »
9. Body and Soul (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
A talented boxer's young career hits difficult terrain when an unethical promoter takes interest in him.
10. Odd Man Out (1947)
Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.
11. Nightmare Alley (1947)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.
12. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
Votes: 21,508 | Gross: $0.01M
13. Brute Force (1947)
Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.
14. A Man About the House (1947)
99 min | Drama
Agnes and Ellen Isit, two poor English sisters, unexpectedly inherit from their uncle a rich estate near Naples, complete with big villa and manly Italian majordomo. The latter, Salvatore, ... See full summary »
15. Quai des Orfèvres (1947)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous man. When he knew Jenny is making eyes at Brignon, an old businessman, in ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,865 | Gross: $0.15M
16. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage.
17. It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)
Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.
18. Dark Passage (1947)
Not Rated | 106 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.
19. Kiss of Death (1947)
Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.
20. Brighton Rock (1948)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie murders a journalist called Fred Hale whom he believes is responsible for... See full summary »
Votes: 4,433 | Gross: $0.22M
21. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
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22. Pursued (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.
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23. Crossfire (1947)
Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?
Votes: 6,122 | Gross: $1.30M
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24. Ride the Pink Horse (1947)
Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In the bordertown of San Pablo, preparing for an annual 'Mexican Fiesta,' arrives Gagin: tough, mysterious and laconic. His mission: to find the equally mysterious Frank Hugo, evidently for... See full summary »
25. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
A high school girl falls for a playboy artist, with screwball results.
26. Subarashiki nichiyôbi (1947)
108 min | Drama, Romance
During a Sunday trip into war-ravaged Tokyo, despairing Yuzo and optimistic Masako look for work and lodging, as well as affordable entertainments to pass the time.
27. Boomerang! (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.
28. Life with Father (1947)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy
A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper.
29. I Became a Criminal (1947)
Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After WW2, former RAF airman Clem Morgan joins a gang of black-market smugglers-thieves but when a robbery goes wrong, Clem is caught , framed for a policeman's murder, and is sent to prison where he plots his escape and revenge.
30. Born to Kill (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A calculating divorcée risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer romancing her foster sister.
31. Les maudits (1947)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Oslo, April 19th 1945, as the Third Reich is living its last days, a group of Nazis and sympathizers (a Wehrmacht general; an SS commander and his "assistant"; an Italian industrialist and ... See full summary »
32. Possessed (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.
Votes: 3,739 | Gross: $1.99M
33. The Egg and I (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance
On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new rural lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob.
34. The Unsuspected (1947)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
The secretary of an affably suave radio mystery host mysteriously commits suicide after his wealthy young niece disappears.
35. Dead Reckoning (1947)
Passed | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow.
36. Unconquered (1947)
Approved | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.
37. They Won't Believe Me (1947)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
On trial for murdering his girlfriend, philandering stockbroker Larry Ballentine takes the stand to claim his innocence and describe the actual, but improbable sounding, sequence of events that led to her death.
38. The Lost Moment (1947)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
An publisher insinuates himself into the mouldering mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters.
39. A Double Life (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Anthony John is an actor whose life is strongly influenced by the characters he plays. When he's playing comedy, he's the most enjoyable person in the world, but when he's playing drama, ... See full summary »
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40. T-Men (1947)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Two US Treasury agents hunt a successful counterfeiting ring.
41. Thunderbolt (1947)
Approved | 44 min | Documentary, Short, History
A WW2 documentary on the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter/bomber pilots in missions (Operation Strangle) from their base in Corsica to Northern Italy in 1944, destroying railroads, bridges, trains, vehicles and hard targets.
42. Nora Prentiss (1947)
Approved | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Quiet, organised Dr Talbot meets nightclub singer Nora Prentiss when she is slightly hurt in a street accident. Despite her misgivings they become heavily involved and Talbot finds he is ... See full summary »
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43. Hue and Cry (1947)
82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing ... See full summary »
44. Monsieur Vincent (1947)
Not Rated | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all obstacles.
45. Cuando lloran los valientes (1947)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
The story centers around the brave and valiant Agapito who rescues the orphaned Pinolillo and is set to marry the beautiful Cristina. However his plans are foiled when he is forced to go on... See full summary »
46. Song of the Thin Man (1947)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Nick and Nora investigate the murder of a bandleader in New York.
47. 13 Rue Madeleine (1946)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When spy chief Bob Sharkey finds out one of his agents-in-training is actually a Nazi double agent, his strategic decision not to arrest him results in tragedy.
48. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job ... See full summary »
49. Angel and the Badman (1947)
Approved | 100 min | Romance, Western
Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.
50. The Red House (1947)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandon farmhouse, located deep in the woods.
51. Secret Beyond the Door... (1947)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
When a lovely wife and her new husband, settle in an ancient mansion on the East coast, she discovers he may want to kill her.
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52. Desperate (1947)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A young married couple flee both police and a gangster out for revenge.
53. Johnny O'Clock (1947)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
High-class crook gets in trouble with the law.
54. New Orleans (1947)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A gambling hall owner relocates from New Orleans to Chicago and entertains his patrons with hot jazz by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, and others.
55. The Long Night (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Police surround the apartment of apparent murderer Joe Adams, who refuses to surrender although escape appears impossible. During the siege, Joe reflects on the circumstances that led him to this situation.
56. Daisy Kenyon (1947)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent ... See full summary »
57. Lady in the Lake (1946)
Approved | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder.
58. The Paradine Case (1947)
Approved | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.
59. Nuremberg Trials (1947)
58 min | Documentary, War
A look at the trials of Nazi leaders.
60. The Pretender (1947)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Kenneth Holden (Albert Dekker), a banker steals funds from an estate and decides to marry the heiress,Claire Worthington ('Catherine Craig (I)' Qv)) to safeguard his position. He arranges ... See full summary »
61. Love from a Stranger (1947)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A newly married woman begins to suspect that her husband is a killer. Even worse, she soon comes to believe that she will be his next victim.
62. Kitty Caddy (1947)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short
In this Columbia "Color Phantasy" cartoon (production number 9701), it's the dogs vs. the cats in a golf match. But halfway through the match, an animated, unnamed version of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby join the competition.
Director: Sid Marcus
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63. Danger Street (1947)
Approved | 68 min | Mystery
Pat Marvin, a photographer/reporter for a magazine gets some pictures of a gambling place and barely escapes with her life. The publisher decides to sell the publication, and the staff, ... See full summary »
64. Scared to Death (1947)
Approved | 65 min | Thriller
From a slab in the morgue, a dead young woman tells the bizarre tale of how she got there, through a maze of murder involving a hypnotist, a midget and a mysterious figure in a green mask.
65. The October Man (1947)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ... See full summary »
66. The Upturned Glass (1947)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A British brain surgeon punishes the murderess of his lover.
67. Fushichô (1947)
82 min | Drama, Romance
A young war widow remembers her short time with her husband.
68. Snow Trail (1947)
89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Three bank robbers, Eijima, Nojiri, and Takasugi, flee the police and escape into the mountains. At an inn high in the Japanese Alps, Eijima and Nojiri encounter a young woman and her ... See full summary »
69. Tweetie Pie (1947)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short
Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow, warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas's mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn't give up.
70. Chip an' Dale (1947)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Donald needs a log for his fire. Unfortunately, the one he picks is occupied by a couple of chipmunks and their stash of acorns. When he cuts it down, Chip and Dale fall out, but their ... See full summary »