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1. Casablanca (1942) Casablanca (1942)
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Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid Drama | Romance | War 102 mins.
2. Citizen Kane (1941) Citizen Kane (1941)
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. Dir: Orson Welles With: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore Drama | Mystery 119 mins.
3. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. Dir: Frank Capra With: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore Drama | Family | Fantasy 130 mins.
4. The Red Shoes (1948) The Red Shoes (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer Drama | Music | Romance 133 mins.
5. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. Dir: Frank Capra With: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey Comedy | Crime 118 mins.
6. Rope (1948) Rope (1948)
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Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger Crime | Drama | Thriller 80 mins.
7. The Great Dictator (1940) The Great Dictator (1940)
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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. Dir: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie Comedy | Drama | War 125 mins.
8. 3 Godfathers (1948) 3 Godfathers (1948)
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When 3 outlaws on the run find a dying woman and her newborn baby in the desert they vow to save the child. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr. Drama | Western 106 mins.
9. The Third Man (1949) The Third Man (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime. Dir: Carol Reed With: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 104 mins.
10. Pinocchio (1940) Pinocchio (1940)
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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. Dir: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee With: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical 88 mins.
11. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. Dir: John Ford With: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine Drama 129 mins.
12. The Maltese Falcon (1941) The Maltese Falcon (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 100 mins.
13. Mighty Joe Young (1949) Mighty Joe Young (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In Africa, the girl Jill Young trades a baby gorilla with two natives and raises the animal. Twelve years later... Dir: Ernest B. Schoedsack With: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 94 mins.
14. Rebecca (1940) Rebecca (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders Mystery | Thriller 130 mins.
15. Dumbo (1941) Dumbo (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. Dir: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson With: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, James Baskett Animation | Family | Musical 64 mins.
16. Fantasia (1940) Fantasia (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music. Dir: Norman Ferguson With: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton Animation | Family | Fantasy | Music 125 mins.
17. Bambi (1942) Bambi (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a young deer growing up in the forest after his mother is shot by hunters. Dir: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong With: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey Animation | Family 70 mins.
18. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt Action | Adventure | Drama | Western 126 mins.
19. Double Indemnity (1944) 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. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 107 mins.
20. Bicycle Thieves (1948) Bicycle Thieves (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job. Dir: Vittorio De Sica With: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell Drama 93 mins.
21. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
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Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed. Dir: William Wyler With: Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy Drama | Romance | War 172 mins.
22. Scott of the Antarctic (1948) Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The true story of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his ill-fated expedition to try to be the first man to discover the South Pole... Dir: Charles Frend With: John Mills, Derek Bond, Diana Churchill Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama 111 mins.
23. The Secret Garden (1949) The Secret Garden (1949)
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When cholera takes the parents of Mary Lennox, she is shipped from India to England to live with her Uncle Craven... Dir: Fred M. Wilcox With: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell Drama | Family 92 mins.
24. Notorious (1946) Notorious (1946)
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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them? Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 101 mins.
25. Samson and Delilah (1949) Samson and Delilah (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret. Dir: Cecil B. DeMille With: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders Adventure | Drama | History | Romance 131 mins.
26. Macbeth (1948) Macbeth (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In fog-dripping, barren and sometimes macabre settings, 11th-century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led... Dir: Orson Welles With: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy Drama | History | War 92 mins.
27. Red River (1948) Red River (1948)
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Dunson is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him. Dir: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson With: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru Action | Adventure | Romance | Western 133 mins.
28. The Big Sleep (1946) The Big Sleep (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
29. The Philadelphia Story (1940) The Philadelphia Story (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. Dir: George Cukor With: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart Comedy | Romance 112 mins.
30. The Razor's Edge (1946) The Razor's Edge (1946)
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An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married. Dir: Edmund Goulding With: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne Drama | Film-Noir 145 mins.
31. Seven Sweethearts (1942) Seven Sweethearts (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Covering the tulip festival in Little Delft, Michigan, reporter Henry Taggart takes a room at an inn ran by an eccentric old Dutchman... Dir: Frank Borzage With: Kathryn Grayson, Marsha Hunt, Cecilia Parker Musical | Romance 98 mins.
32. Mildred Pierce (1945) Mildred Pierce (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 111 mins.
33. The Lady from Shanghai (1947) The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. With: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 87 mins.
34. How Green Was My Valley (1941) How Green Was My Valley (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life. Dir: John Ford With: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee Drama | Family 118 mins.
35. Meet John Doe (1941) Meet John Doe (1941)
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins. Dir: Frank Capra With: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold Comedy | Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 122 mins.
36. His Girl Friday (1940) His Girl Friday (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy Comedy | Drama | Romance 92 mins.
37. Batman (1943) Batman (1943)
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Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies. Dir: Lambert Hillyer With: Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish Action | Adventure | Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller 260 mins.
38. On the Town (1949) On the Town (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up. Dir: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly With: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett Comedy | Musical | Romance 98 mins.
39. The Stranger (1946) The Stranger (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi. Dir: Orson Welles With: Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 95 mins.
40. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. Dir: Albert Lewin With: George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield, Donna Reed Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Romance | Thriller 110 mins.
41. To Have and Have Not (1944) To Have and Have Not (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan Adventure | Comedy | Romance | Thriller | War 100 mins.
42. Primrose Path (1940) Primrose Path (1940)
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Girl from the "wrong" side of the tracks falls in love with an ambitious young man from the "right" side of the tracks. Dir: Gregory La Cava With: Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Rambeau Drama 93 mins.
43. Song of the South (1946) Song of the South (1946)
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The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. Dir: Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson With: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett Animation | Family | Music 94 mins.
44. And Then There Were None (1945) And Then There Were None (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Based on a novel and subsequent stage play by Agatha Christie; ten people are invited to an isolated island, only to be killed one-by-one. Could one of them be the killer? Dir: René Clair With: Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward Crime | Drama | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 97 mins.
45. Gaslight (1944) Gaslight (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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. Dir: George Cukor With: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
46. Stairway to Heaven (1946) Stairway to Heaven (1946)
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote Drama | Fantasy | Romance | War 104 mins.
47. Spellbound (1945) Spellbound (1945)
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A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 111 mins.
48. Gilda (1946) Gilda (1946)
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Johnny Farrell is a gambling cheat who turns straight to work for an unsettling casino owner Ballin Mundson. But things take a turn for Johnny as his alluring ex-lover appears as Mundson's wife, and Mundson's machinations begin to unravel. Dir: Charles Vidor With: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 110 mins.
49. Black Narcissus (1947) Black Narcissus (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson Drama 100 mins.
50. Pot o' Gold (1941) Pot o' Gold (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there... Dir: George Marshall With: James Stewart, Paulette Goddard, Horace Heidt Comedy | Musical | Romance 86 mins.
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