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. East Side, West Side (1949) East Side, West Side (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A vain businessman puts strains on his happy marriage to a rich, beautiful socialite by allowing himself be be seduced by a former girlfriend. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Barbara Stanwyck, James Mason, Van Heflin Drama | Romance 108 mins.
4. Tension (1949) Tension (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover. Dir: John Berry With: Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, Cyd Charisse Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 95 mins.
5. Home of the Brave (1949) Home of the Brave (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During WW2, a reconnaissance platoon is sent to map out a Japanese-held island but racial tensions arise between the white soldiers and the only black member of the group. Dir: Mark Robson With: Jeff Corey, James Edwards, Lloyd Bridges Drama | War 88 mins.
6. The Set-Up (1949) The Set-Up (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Over-the-hill boxer Bill 'Stoker' Thompson insists he can still win, though his sexy wife Julie pleads with him to quit... Dir: Robert Wise With: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias Film-Noir | Sport 73 mins.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Batman and Robin (1949) Batman and Robin (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind. Dir: Spencer Gordon Bennet With: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi 263 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.