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, Harry Lime. Dir: Carol Reed With: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 104 mins.
2. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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.
3. 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 Drama | War 132 mins.
4. 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.
5. Whisky Galore (1949) Whisky Galore (1949)
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Scottish islanders try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a stranded ship. Dir: Alexander Mackendrick With: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey Comedy | Crime 80 mins.
6. The Fighting Kentuckian (1949) The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Following Napoleon's Waterloo defeat and the exile of his officers and their families from France, the U.S.Congress... Dir: George Waggner With: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Philip Dorn Adventure | Romance | War | Western 100 mins.
7. Little Women (1949) Little Women (1949)
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The March sisters -- Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy -- struggle to make ends meet in their New England household... Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien Drama | Family | Romance 122 mins.
8. 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 | Romance 114 mins.
9. The Secret Garden (1949) The Secret Garden (1949)
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A girl is sent to live with her uncle on his estate when her parents die. There she discovers much intrigue, family history and secrets and personal baggage. In particular, a screaming child and...a secret garden. Dir: Fred M. Wilcox With: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell Drama | Family 92 mins.
10. 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 Western 103 mins.