1944

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1.
Lifeboat (1944)
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Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it. (97 mins.)
 
2.
Gaslight (1944)
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane. (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
3.
Double Indemnity (1944)
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An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions. (107 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
4.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. (113 mins.)
 
5.
Jane Eyre (1943)
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After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter. (97 mins.)
 
6.
Laura (1944)
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A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating. (88 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
7.
To Have and Have Not (1944)
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During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer. (100 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
8.
None But the Lonely Heart (1944)
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When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they are both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet. (113 mins.)
Director: Clifford Odets
 
9.
Going My Way (1944)
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Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy... (126 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
10.
Wing and a Prayer (1944)
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An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus... (97 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
11.
Mr. Skeffington (1944)
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Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge and predictable complications result. (146 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
 
12.
The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
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London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers... (126 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
13.
His Butler's Sister (1943)
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A young girl visits New York for two reasons: to see her half-brother, and to try to start a musical career. (87 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
14.
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
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In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland. (138 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
15.
The Sullivans (1944)
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The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression... (112 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
16.
The Canterville Ghost (1944)
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In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle.... (95 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
17.
Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
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A sailor helps two sisters start up a service canteen. The sailor soon becomes taken with gorgeous sister Jean... (124 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
18.
The Way Ahead (1944)
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A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch... (115 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
19.
Bathing Beauty (1944)
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A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students. (101 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
20.
Follow the Boys (1944)
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During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star... (122 mins.)
 
21.
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
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Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty... (124 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
22.
Thunder Rock (1942)
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A cynical, embittered newspaperman is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned. (112 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
23.
Cobra Woman (1944)
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Upon discovering his fiancée Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific... (71 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
24.
Millions Like Us (1943)
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Categorised as a British World War II propaganda film this less known example is a superb work of morale-boosting films from mid World War 2... (103 mins.)
 
25.
Brazil (1944)
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A songwriter struggles to produce another successful hit for the National Brazilian song contest. (91 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
 
26.
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944)
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In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship... (81 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen
 
27.
The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944)
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Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery... (69 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kane
 
28.
Since You Went Away (1944)
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While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger... (177 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell