Feature Film, Released between 1947-01-01 and 1947-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Possessed (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks

Votes: 4,858 | Gross: $1.99M

2. Escape Me Never (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Errol Flynn stars as Sebastian Dubrok, a penniless composer who marries a young widow with baby boy--even though he is in love with his brother's fiancée.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker, Gig Young

Votes: 486

3. The Unfinished Dance (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
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Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is distressed when she learns visiting prima ballerina Darina rather than Bouchet will play... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Cyd Charisse, Karin Booth, Danny Thomas

Votes: 413

4. The Voice of the Turtle (1947)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A soldier spends the weekend with an actress after being stood up by her friend. Will he be able to change her cynical attitude towards love?

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Parker, Eve Arden, Wayne Morris

Votes: 639

5. The Woman on the Beach (1947)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.4
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A Coast Guardsman suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress becomes involved with a beautiful and enigmatic seductress married to a blind painter.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Joan Bennett, Robert Ryan, Charles Bickford, Nan Leslie

Votes: 2,015

6. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best

Votes: 16,210

7. The Brothers (1947)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

6.8
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The MacFarishes and the Macraes are lifelong enemies living on a remote island in the Western Isles of Scotland. Mary Lawson is a Scottish orphan brought up in a convent who arrives on the ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Patricia Roc, Will Fyffe, Maxwell Reed, Finlay Currie

Votes: 127

8. Johnny O'Clock (1947)

Passed | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A high-class crook gets in trouble with the law.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes, Lee J. Cobb, Ellen Drew

Votes: 1,638

9. Out of the Past (1947)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Votes: 33,670

10. Black Narcissus (1947)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.8
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86 Metascore

A group of nuns struggle to establish a convent in the Himalayas, while isolation, extreme weather, altitude, and culture clashes all conspire to drive the well-intentioned missionaries mad.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Jenny Laird

Votes: 22,644

11. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders

Votes: 27,804 | Gross: $0.01M

12. Nightmare Alley (1947)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker

Votes: 7,519

13. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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88 Metascore

When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 42,102 | Gross: $2.65M

14. Angel and the Badman (1947)

Passed | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.9
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Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.

Director: James Edward Grant | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 5,396

15. They Won't Believe Me (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.2
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On trial for murdering his girlfriend, philandering stockbroker Larry Ballentine takes the stand to claim his innocence and describe the actual, but improbable sounding, sequence of events that led to her death.

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Robert Young, Susan Hayward, Jane Greer, Rita Johnson

Votes: 2,315

16. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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A high school girl falls for a playboy artist, with screwball results.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 8,068

17. The Red House (1947)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandoned farmhouse, located deep in the woods.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson, Rory Calhoun

Votes: 3,534

18. Kiss of Death (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Nick Bianco is caught during a botched jewellery heist. The prosecution offer him a more lenient sentence if he squeals on his accomplices but he doesn't roll over on them. Three years into the sentence an event changes his mind.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark

Votes: 7,640

19. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm

Votes: 15,103

20. The Paradine Case (1947)

Approved | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn

Votes: 10,391

21. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter

Votes: 5,891

22. High Wall (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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After a brain-damaged man confesses to murder and is committed, Dr. Ann Lorrison tries to prove his innocence.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Robert Taylor, Audrey Totter, Herbert Marshall, Dorothy Patrick

Votes: 1,545

23. Dark Passage (1947)

Passed | 106 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 18,076

24. The October Man (1947)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Mystery

7.1
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When the murder of a young woman happens, her next-door neighbor is under suspicion due to his previous stay in a mental hospital.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman, Kay Walsh

Votes: 1,161

25. Brute Force (1947)

Passed | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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80 Metascore

At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 9,385

26. Born to Kill (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A calculating divorcée risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer romancing her foster sister.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak, Phillip Terry

Votes: 4,893

27. Crossfire (1947)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of demobilized soldiers he met in a bar. But which one? And why?

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 7,644 | Gross: $1.30M

28. Life with Father (1947)

Passed | 118 min | Comedy

7.2
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73 Metascore

A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 4,878

29. Odd Man Out (1947)

116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick

Votes: 9,311

30. Fun and Fancy Free (1947)

Approved | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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66 Metascore

Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: "Bongo," about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and "Mickey and the Beanstalk," a take on the famous fairy tale.

Directors: Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, William Morgan, Bill Roberts | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Dinah Shore, Luana Patten, Anita Gordon

Votes: 7,442

31. The Bishop's Wife (1947)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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72 Metascore

A debonair angel comes to Earth to help an Episcopalian bishop and his wife in their quest to raise money for the new church.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley

Votes: 15,432

32. Unconquered (1947)

Passed | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva, Boris Karloff

Votes: 2,200

33. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Passed | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Votes: 16,301 | Gross: $0.33M

34. Secret Beyond the Door... (1947)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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When a lovely woman and her new husband settle in an ancient mansion on the East coast, she discovers that he may want to kill her.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere, Barbara O'Neil

Votes: 4,577

35. Down to Earth (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.2
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Upset about a new Broadway musical's mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth and lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show's producer and he... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt, Roland Culver

Votes: 1,236 | Gross: $5.45M

36. Forever Amber (1947)

Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.

Directors: Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | Stars: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders

Votes: 1,272 | Gross: $16.00M

37. Mrs. Fitzherbert (1947)

99 min | Drama, History

5.7
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The tangled affairs of George, Prince of Wales, leading to his illegal marriage to commoner Mrs. Fitzherbert. Also portrayed is the conflict between the future George IV and his father George III.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Peter Graves, Joyce Howard, Leslie Banks, Margaretta Scott

Votes: 26

38. Dead Reckoning (1947)

Passed | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky, Charles Cane

Votes: 6,990

39. Body and Soul (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

7.6
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A talented boxer's young career hits difficult terrain when an unethical promoter takes interest in him.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere

Votes: 4,513

40. A Double Life (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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A celebrated actor struggles to distinguish his own life from that of his most recent stage role, Othello.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Ronald Colman, Edmond O'Brien, Signe Hasso, Shelley Winters

Votes: 3,202

41. That Hagen Girl (1947)

Passed | 83 min | Drama

6.3
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Mary Hagen lives in a small town in Ohio and goes to Jordon Junior College. For years, there has been whispers, rumors and gossip about who are her real parents. When Tom Bates returns to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Rory Calhoun, Lois Maxwell

Votes: 620

42. Shoot to Kill (1947)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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A woman apparently marries a corrupt deputy D.A. to get evidence that a certain criminal was framed for murder.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Russell Wade, Luana Walters, Edmund MacDonald, Robert Kent

Votes: 500

43. Gunfighters (1947)

Passed | 87 min | Western

6.3
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Gunfighter Brazos Kane takes a job on a ranch but he is unjustly accused of killing fellow cowhand Bob Tyrell and must clear himself by finding the real killer.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, Dorothy Hart, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 642

44. The Farmer's Daughter (1947)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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After leaving her family's farm to study nursing in the city, a young woman finds herself on an unexpected path towards politics.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Charles Bickford

Votes: 2,368

45. Fiesta (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.9
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When a matador leaves town to focus on his music, his twin sister takes on his identity in the bullfighting ring.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Esther Williams, Akim Tamiroff, Ricardo Montalban, John Carroll

Votes: 481

46. The Egg and I (I) (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new rural lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob.

Director: Chester Erskine | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main, Louise Allbritton

Votes: 2,496

47. Dishonored Lady (1947)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A beautiful editor at a fashion magazine has a breakdown due to the pressures of her work and her disappointing love life. A psychiatrist recommends that she start life fresh by moving into a smaller apartment and under another name.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Dennis O'Keefe, John Loder, William Lundigan

Votes: 1,184

48. The Inheritance (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Following her father's death, a British teen-aged heiress goes to live with her guardian uncle who is broke and scheming to murder his niece for her vast inheritance.

Director: Charles Frank | Stars: Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney, Katina Paxinou, Derek Bond

Votes: 653

49. Lured (1947)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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British police are after a serial killer who lures his female victims through newspaper personal ads and sends cryptic-poem clues to the cops.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, Boris Karloff

Votes: 3,256

50. Quai des Orfèvres (1947)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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89 Metascore

A flirtatious wife runs off to meet an older man and the husband closes in with intend to murder him, but finds the deed already done.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier, Suzy Delair

Votes: 5,228 | Gross: $0.03M


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