Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1949

1. 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.
2. Thieves' Highway (1949) Thieves' Highway (1949)
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A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw. Dir: Jules Dassin With: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 94 mins.
3. 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.
4. The Hasty Heart (1949) The Hasty Heart (1949)
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It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home... Dir: Vincent Sherman With: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd Drama | War 102 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. 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.
7. 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 | Romance | Western 103 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. 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 United States-PASSED 122 mins.
10. Batman and Robin (1949) Batman and Robin (1949)
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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.