Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1948

1. Quartet (1948) Quartet (1948)
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Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself... Dir: Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree With: W. Somerset Maugham, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne Drama 120 mins.
2. Bicycle Thieves (1948) Bicycle Thieves (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Set in Post-WWII Italy, a working class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it. Dir: Vittorio De Sica With: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell Drama 89 mins.
3. 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 Adventure | Drama 126 mins.
4. Rope (1948) Rope (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 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.
5. Return of the Bad Men (1948) Return of the Bad Men (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When part of Oklahoma Territory becomes officially part of the U.S., Vance Cordrell is forced to deal with some of the most infamous outlaws of the Old West. Dir: Ray Enright With: Randolph Scott, Robert Ryan, Anne Jeffreys Western 90 mins.
6. 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.
7. Oliver Twist (1948) Oliver Twist (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London... Dir: David Lean With: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh Adventure | Crime | Drama 116 mins.
8. Red River (1948) Red River (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son. Dir: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson With: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru Action | Adventure | Romance | Western 133 mins.
9. 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.
10. The Boy with Green Hair (1948) The Boy with Green Hair (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green. Dir: Joseph Losey With: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale Comedy | Drama | Family 82 mins.