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. 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.
3. 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.
4. Too Late for Tears (1949) Too Late for Tears (1949)
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Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder. Dir: Byron Haskin With: Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 99 mins.
5. 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.
6. Tension (1949) Tension (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 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 | Thriller United States-PASSED 95 mins.
7. 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 Drama | Romance | Western 103 mins.
8. Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
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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 United States-PASSED 100 mins.
9. 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 United States-PASSED 98 mins.
10. White Heat (1949) White Heat (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.