• The Private Life of a Cat The Private Life of a Cat
  • Late Spring Late Spring
  • The Seventh Victim The Seventh Victim
  • Dumbo Dumbo
  • The Philadelphia Story The Philadelphia Story

1940s

Actual release dates.

  • Double Indemnity Double Indemnity
  • Lifeboat Lifeboat
  • To Have and Have Not To Have and Have Not
  • Meet Me in St. Louis Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Arsenic and Old Lace Arsenic and Old Lace
  • The Shop Around the Corner The Shop Around the Corner
  • His Girl Friday His Girl Friday
  • The Great Dictator The Great Dictator
  • Foreign Correspondent Foreign Correspondent
  • The Philadelphia Story The Philadelphia Story

1940 - Top Nine

Mark Salamon

Mark Salamon 9 films

Five I Want To See:

Rebecca
They Drive By Night
Strike Up The Band
Our Town
A Chump At Oxford

  • Bicycle Thieves Bicycle Thieves
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Key Largo Key Largo
  • Letter from an Unknown Woman Letter from an Unknown Woman
  • Romance on the High Seas Romance on the High Seas

1948 - Top Six

Mark Salamon

Mark Salamon 6 films

FIve I Want To See:

Rope
They Live By Night
Easter Parade
The Pirate
State Of The Union

  • The Maltese Falcon The Maltese Falcon
  • Suspicion Suspicion
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • The Lady Eve The Lady Eve

1941 - Top Four

Mark Salamon

Mark Salamon 4 films

Five I Want To See:

Sullivan's Travels
High Sierra
The Little Foxes
Meet John Doe
The 47 Ronin

  • The Lady from Shanghai The Lady from Shanghai
  • Brighton Rock Brighton Rock
  • It Happened on Fifth Avenue It Happened on Fifth Avenue
  • Dead Reckoning Dead Reckoning
  • Out of the Past Out of the Past
  • Shadow of a Doubt Shadow of a Doubt
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Lady of Burlesque Lady of Burlesque
  • Girl Crazy Girl Crazy
  • The Gang's All Here The Gang's All Here
  • The Lady Eve The Lady Eve
  • His Girl Friday His Girl Friday
  • Ossessione Ossessione
  • Notorious Notorious
  • Christmas in July Christmas in July

Favorite Films Of The 1940s

These are my favorite films of the 1940s, based on what I have seen and according to my own extremely…

  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • The Maltese Falcon The Maltese Falcon
  • Sullivan's Travels Sullivan's Travels
  • The Lady Eve The Lady Eve
  • Meet John Doe Meet John Doe
  • Double Indemnity Double Indemnity
  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • Rebecca Rebecca

Top Ten of the 1940s

Pat Mullen

Pat Mullen 10 films

When sex, violence, and squealing rubber tires were deemed indecent.

  • Rebecca Rebecca
  • Foreign Correspondent Foreign Correspondent
  • His Girl Friday His Girl Friday
  • The Philadelphia Story The Philadelphia Story
  • The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath

Top 5 of 1940

Rob Carmack

Rob Carmack 5 films

Films I still need to see:
THE GREAT DICTATOR

  • The Best Years of Our Lives The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Notorious Notorious
  • It's a Wonderful Life It's a Wonderful Life

Top 3 of 1946

Rob Carmack

Rob Carmack 3 films

Movies I still need to see:
THE BIG SLEEP