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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. 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 130 mins.
3. Citizen Kane (1941) Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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.
4. The Stranger (1946) The Stranger (1946)
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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.
5. The Great Dictator (1940) The Great Dictator (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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.
6. The Third Man (1949) The Third Man (1949)
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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.
7. Double Indemnity (1944) Double Indemnity (1944)
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An insurance rep 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 United States-PASSED 107 mins.
8. 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 Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery 100 mins.
9. Suspicion (1941) Suspicion (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A shy young English woman marries a charming gentleman, then begins to suspect him of trying to kill her. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke Mystery | Thriller 99 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. Rebecca (1940) Rebecca (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 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.
12. 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 | Drama | Family 70 mins.
13. 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.
14. Bicycle Thieves (1948) Bicycle Thieves (1948)
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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.
15. Red Light (1949) Red Light (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Nick Cherney, in prison for embezzling from Torno Freight Co., sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his young priest brother Jess... Dir: Roy Del Ruth With: George Raft, Virginia Mayo, Gene Lockhart Crime | Film-Noir | Drama 83 mins.
16. 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.
17. Fantasia (1940) Fantasia (1940)
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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.
18. National Velvet (1944) National Velvet (1944)
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes. Dir: Clarence Brown With: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp Drama | Family | Sport 123 mins.
19. 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.
20. Rope (1948) Rope (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.
21. The Big Sleep (1946) The Big Sleep (1946)
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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.
22. On Approval (1944) On Approval (1944)
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Two wealthy Victorian widows are courted tentatively by two impoverished British aristocrats. When one of the dowagers suggests that her beau go away with her for a month to see if they are compatible, the fireworks begin. Dir: Clive Brook With: Clive Brook, Beatrice Lillie, Googie Withers Comedy 80 mins.
23. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 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.
24. Tish (1942) Tish (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Letitia "Tish" Carberry, an eccentric New England spinster, lives with her nephew, Charlie Sands, and her two cronies... Dir: S. Sylvan Simon With: Marjorie Main, Zasu Pitts, Aline MacMahon Comedy | Drama 84 mins.
25. To Have and Have Not (1944) 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. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan Adventure | Comedy | Romance | Thriller | War 100 mins.
26. The Philadelphia Story (1940) The Philadelphia Story (1940)
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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.
27. Out of the Past (1947) Out of the Past (1947)
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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. Dir: Jacques Tourneur With: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 97 mins.
28. Strange Bargain (1949) Strange Bargain (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sam Wilson is having a hard time making ends meet. When he asks his boss for a raise, he finds out that... Dir: Will Price With: Martha Scott, Jeffrey Lynn, Harry Morgan Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 68 mins.
29. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.
30. Lifeboat (1944) 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. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak Thriller | War 97 mins.
31. 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.
32. The Hidden Eye (1945) The Hidden Eye (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Blind detective Duncan Maclaine relies on his working senses to piece together an assortment of clues to solve a case of murder. Dir: Richard Whorf With: Edward Arnold, Frances Rafferty, Ray Collins Mystery 69 mins.
33. Miracle on 34th Street (1947) Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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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. Dir: George Seaton With: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne Comedy | Drama | Family | Fantasy 96 mins.
34. Key Largo (1948) Key Largo (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 100 mins.
35. Saboteur (1942) Saboteur (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 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. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger Action | Thriller | War 109 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. 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 means driving his wife insane. Dir: George Cukor With: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller United States-PASSED 114 mins.
38. Shadow of a Doubt (1943) Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey Thriller 108 mins.
39. 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.
40. Red River (1948) Red River (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.
41. Laura (1944) Laura (1944)
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A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating. Dir: Otto Preminger With: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance 88 mins.
42. 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.
43. Follow Me Quietly (1949) Follow Me Quietly (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An obsessed cop tracks an elusive serial killer who strangles his victims on rainy nights. Dir: Richard Fleischer With: William Lundigan, Dorothy Patrick, Jeff Corey Crime | Film-Noir | Drama | Mystery 60 mins.
44. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor Comedy | Drama | Family | Musical | Romance United States-PASSED 113 mins.
45. Roseanna McCoy (1949) Roseanna McCoy (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Dir: Irving Reis With: Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford Drama 100 mins.
46. Every Girl Should Be Married (1948) Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage. Dir: Don Hartman With: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Franchot Tone Comedy 85 mins.
47. Gilda (1946) Gilda (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.
48. 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.
49. The Wolf Man (1941) The Wolf Man (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist. Dir: George Waggner With: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr. Drama | Horror 70 mins.
50. 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.
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