Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1948

1. 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 | Film-Noir | Thriller 80 mins.
2. The Fallen Idol (1948) The Fallen Idol (1948)
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A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife accidentally falls to her death, the only witness being an impressionable young boy. Dir: Carol Reed With: Ralph Richardson, Michèle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 95 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 | Western 126 mins.
4. Anna Karenina (1948) Anna Karenina (1948)
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A married woman's affair with a dashing young officer has tragic results. Dir: Julien Duvivier With: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore Drama | Romance 139 mins.
5. Bicycle Thieves (1948) Bicycle Thieves (1948)
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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.
6. Red River (1948) Red River (1948)
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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.
7. 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.
8. Kidnapped (1948) Kidnapped (1948)
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Roddy McDowell plays a fugitive, David Balfour in a story about how a young man is cheated out of his birthright by his evil and wicked uncle Ebenezer (Houseley Stevenson) Dir: William Beaudine With: Roddy McDowall, Sue England, Dan O'Herlihy Adventure 81 mins.
9. The Red Shoes (1948) The Red Shoes (1948)
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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. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
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Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man. Dir: Charles Barton With: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr. Comedy | Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi 83 mins.