Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1949

1. 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.
2. Samson and Delilah (1949) Samson and Delilah (1949)
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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.
3. Pinky (1949) Pinky (1949)
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A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters Drama 102 mins.
4. Little Women (1949) Little Women (1949)
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Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s... Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien Drama | Family | Romance 122 mins.
5. On the Town (1949) On the Town (1949)
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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.
6. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
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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 Drama | Western 103 mins.
7. The Fountainhead (1949) The Fountainhead (1949)
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards. Dir: King Vidor With: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey Drama 114 mins.
8. Twelve O'Clock High (1949) Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
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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 Action | Drama | War 132 mins.
9. Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949) Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949)
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A bookie uses a phony real estate business as a front for his betting parlor. To further keep up the sham... Dir: Lloyd Bacon With: Lucille Ball, William Holden, Janis Carter Comedy 87 mins.
10. White Heat (1949) White Heat (1949)
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn Dir: Raoul Walsh With: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 114 mins.