Feature Film, Released between 1943-01-01 and 1943-12-31, Rating Count at least 300, English (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, James McKechnie

Votes: 12,970

2. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

PG | 108 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

7.8
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94 Metascore

A young girl, overjoyed when her favorite uncle comes to visit the family, slowly begins to suspect that he is in fact the "Merry Widow" killer sought by the authorities.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Votes: 58,501

3. The More the Merrier (1943)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.7
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During the World War II housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Richard Gaines

Votes: 5,889

4. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1943)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.6
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86 Metascore

After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest

Votes: 6,638

5. This Land Is Mine (1943)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

7.6
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A mild-mannered school-teacher in a Nazi-occupied town during W.W.II finds himself being torn between collaboration and resistance.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, George Sanders, Walter Slezak

Votes: 2,888

6. The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Approved | 156 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A young girl claims to have seen a divine vision, which prompts both a religious phenomenon and extreme skepticism.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Charles Bickford, William Eythe, Vincent Price

Votes: 6,099

7. Jane Eyre (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner

Votes: 7,775 | Gross: $3.82M

8. So Proudly We Hail! (1943)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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A group of nurses returning from the war in the Phillippines recall their experiences in combat and in love.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake, George Reeves

Votes: 1,543

9. Sahara (I) (1943)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

7.5
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After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.

Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 7,841

10. Old Acquaintance (1943)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, Gig Young, John Loder

Votes: 2,966

11. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Votes: 9,492

12. Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

Passed | 134 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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After the Nazi administrator of Czechoslovakia is shot, his assassin tries to elude the Gestapo and struggles with his impulse to give himself up as hostages are executed.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 4,608

13. Watch on the Rhine (1943)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

7.3
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A German-born engineer, his American wife and their children travel from Mexico to the United States to visit her family but their plans are complicated by a Romanian count.

Directors: Herman Shumlin, Hal Mohr | Stars: Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lucile Watson

Votes: 3,816

14. Stormy Weather (1943)

Passed | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra, Katherine Dunham and Her Troupe

Votes: 1,975

15. Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

Approved | 96 min | Thriller, War

7.3
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During World War II, an undercover British soldier tries to get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in five excavations across Egypt.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Votes: 4,990

16. Madame Curie (1943)

Passed | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Despite himself, accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor Pierre Curie falls for brilliant student Marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Albert Lewin | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers, Albert Bassermann

Votes: 2,558

17. Holy Matrimony (1943)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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From Arnold Bennett's novel "Buried Alive". An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Monty Woolley, Gracie Fields, Laird Cregar, Una O'Connor

Votes: 631

18. Edge of Darkness (1943)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, War

7.2
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After two years under German rule, a small Norwegian fishing village rises up and revolts against the occupying Nazis.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston, Nancy Coleman

Votes: 1,981

19. The Spider Woman (1943)

Passed | 63 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 4,072

20. A Stranger in Town (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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In a small corrupt town, an honest crusading lawyer running for mayor gets unexpected help from a tourist who happens to be a Supreme Court judge.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

Votes: 596

21. My Learned Friend (1943)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Thriller

7.1
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An insane murderer is on the loose, and gunning for the men who put him away. Will Fitch is on the list, and co-opts Claude Babbington to try and stop him from meeting a grisly end.

Directors: Basil Dearden, Will Hay | Stars: Will Hay, Claude Hulbert, Mervyn Johns, Lawrence Hanray

Votes: 350

22. Mr. Lucky (1943)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 2,762

23. Lost Angel (1943)

Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Alpha's been raised along scientific principles, and will make Mike Regan a great human interest story for his paper. But when his interview prompts Alpha to run away from the institute and... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, James Craig, Marsha Hunt, Philip Merivale

Votes: 525

24. Lassie Come Home (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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78 Metascore

After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie (Pal) escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 4,861

25. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
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A nurse is hired to care for the wife of a sugar plantation owner, who has been acting strangely, on a Caribbean island.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett

Votes: 10,859

26. Destination Tokyo (1943)

Approved | 135 min | Adventure, History, War

7.1
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In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale, John Ridgely

Votes: 4,569

27. Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Passed | 98 min | Fantasy, Musical

7.1
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A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 2,727

28. The Hard Way (1943)

Passed | 109 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Embittered, ambitious Helen Chernen sees an opportunity to escape her drab small-town life by becoming a 'stage mother' to her musically-talented younger sister.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Joan Leslie, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson

Votes: 1,081

29. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)

Passed | 127 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Dennis Morgan, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis

Votes: 1,539

30. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)

Passed | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey, Arthur Margetson

Votes: 4,084

31. The Phantom (1943)

Passed | 299 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Professor Davidson and his niece Diana Palmer search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz, reputed to be the source of a large hidden treasure. Also searching is a local crook, Singapore Smith... See full summary »

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: Tom Tyler, Jeanne Bates, Ernie Adams, John Bagni

Votes: 362

32. The Human Comedy (1943)

Passed | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan, James Craig, Marsha Hunt

Votes: 1,845

33. His Butler's Sister (1943)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.0
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A young girl visits New York for two reasons: to see her half-brother, and to try to start a musical career.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Franchot Tone, Pat O'Brien, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 414

34. A Guy Named Joe (1943)

Passed | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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A dead World War II bomber pilot named Pete Sandidge, becomes the guardian angel of another pilot, Ted Randall. He guides Ted through battle and helping him to romance his old girlfriend, despite her excessive devotion to Sandidge's memory.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson, Ward Bond

Votes: 2,256

35. Forever and a Day (1943)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History

7.0
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During World War II, an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. However, he meets Leslie Trimble who lives in the house and who is ... See full summary »

Directors: Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson, Herbert Wilcox, René Clair | Stars: George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty, Connie Leon

Votes: 546

36. Air Force (1943)

Approved | 124 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Garfield, John Ridgely, Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 2,875

37. The Adventures of Tartu (1943)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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1940. Captain Terence Stevenson with the British Army is part of the bomb disposal unit in London, his primary job to defuse them. Despite having no experience as a spy, he is asked by his ... See full summary »

Director: Harold S. Bucquet | Stars: Robert Donat, Valerie Hobson, Walter Rilla, Glynis Johns

Votes: 854

38. Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

Passed | 126 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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An American tanker's sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend 11 days at sea on a raft. Their next assignment; bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked N. Atlantic.

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, Byron Haskin, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Alan Hale, Julie Bishop

Votes: 3,457

39. No Time for Love (1943)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An upper-class female reporter is (despite herself) attracted to a hulking laborer digging a tunnel under the Hudson River.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Ilka Chase, Richard Haydn

Votes: 741

40. The Moon Is Down (1943)

90 min | Drama, War

6.9
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During the Nazi occupation of Norway, a small Norwegian village struggles to cope with the invaders and some locals choose collaboration while others prefer armed resistance.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Henry Travers, Lee J. Cobb, Dorris Bowdon

Votes: 393

41. The Leopard Man (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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A seemingly tame leopard used for a publicity stunt escapes and kills a young girl, spreading panic throughout a sleepy New Mexico town.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 4,573

42. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

Passed | 170 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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68 Metascore

During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Arturo de Córdova

Votes: 8,255 | Gross: $17.80M

43. Flesh and Fantasy (1943)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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An anthology of three loosely connected occult tales, with ironic and romantic twists.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer, Barbara Stanwyck, Betty Field

Votes: 754

44. Cry 'Havoc' (1943)

Passed | 97 min | Drama, War

6.9
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A chronicle of the experiences of a mixed group of Army hospital volunteers stationed in Bataan during World War II.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Ann Sothern, Joan Blondell, Fay Bainter

Votes: 964

45. Bataan (1943)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, War

6.9
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In 1942, in the Bataan peninsula of the Philippines, a ragtag American unit commanded by Sergeant Bill Dane attempts to blow-up a bridge in order to slow the Japanese advance.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 2,219

46. Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Radio crime show host "The Fox" finds himself on the trail of a serial killer while a suspect himself.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Jean Rogers, Rags Ragland

Votes: 549

47. They Got Me Covered (1943)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.8
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Fired by his editor for incompetence, idiotic reporter Robert Kittredge sees a chance at redeeming himself when he accidentally uncovers a network of Nazi spies in Washington, D.C.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Lenore Aubert, Otto Preminger

Votes: 537

48. Slightly Dangerous (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Peggy is 21 and bored. She has just been awarded a certificate for starting work on time for 1000 days. She decides that she needs a change so she leaves a note, which is taken to be ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Lana Turner, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, May Whitty

Votes: 611

49. The Silver Fleet (1943)

88 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Jaap van Leyden (Sir Ralph Richardson) is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Vernon Sewell, Gordon Wellesley | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers, Esmond Knight, Beresford Egan

Votes: 409

50. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)

Approved | 71 min | Mystery, Thriller, War

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord, Henry Daniell

Votes: 3,738


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