Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1949

1. The Heiress (1949) The Heiress (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter. Dir: William Wyler With: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson Drama | Romance 115 mins.
2. 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, Harry Lime. Dir: Carol Reed With: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 104 mins.
3. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession. Dir: Robert Hamer With: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson Comedy | Crime 106 mins.
4. Passport to Pimlico (1949) Passport to Pimlico (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Residents of a part of London declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a 'Passport to Pimlico'. Dir: Henry Cornelius With: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray Comedy 84 mins.
5. 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.
6. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar Western 103 mins.
7. Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dramatization of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima. Dir: Allan Dwan With: John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara Action | Drama | War | Romance 100 mins.
8. On the Town (1949) On the Town (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 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.
9. Tokyo Joe (1949) Tokyo Joe (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An American returns to Tokyo try to pick up threads of his pre-WW2 life there, but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities. Dir: Stuart Heisler With: Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox, Florence Marly Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 88 mins.
10. Twelve O'Clock High (1949) Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape. Dir: Henry King With: Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill Drama | War 132 mins.