• Stranger on the Third Floor Stranger on the Third Floor
  • Strange Cargo Strange Cargo

1940: Best to Worst

Everything I've seen from 1/1/2012 onwards.

  • The Body Snatcher The Body Snatcher
  • Spellbound Spellbound
  • Mildred Pierce Mildred Pierce
  • House of Dracula House of Dracula
  • Hangover Square Hangover Square

1945

Audrey Karloff

Audrey Karloff 6 films

All the films released this year that I've seen, ranked from most- to least-enjoyed.

  • Saboteur Saboteur
  • Mrs. Miniver Mrs. Miniver
  • The Magnificent Ambersons The Magnificent Ambersons
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy Yankee Doodle Dandy
  • Bambi Bambi
  • 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
  • Pinocchio Pinocchio
  • The Palm Beach Story The Palm Beach Story
  • The Sea Hawk The Sea Hawk
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Notorious Notorious

Top 25 of the 1940s

Ben Stark

Ben Stark 25 films 1

Honorable Mentions: ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN, SHADOW OF A DOUBT, FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN, and the animated shorts TORTOISE…

  • The Best Years of Our Lives The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • Spellbound Spellbound
  • His Girl Friday His Girl Friday
  • The Third Man The Third Man

A Decade of Films: Top 15 of the 1940s

My 15 favorite films released from 1940 through 1949.

  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • Fantasia Fantasia
  • The Third Man The Third Man

Best Films of the 1940s

TajLV

TajLV 17 films 6 3

In spite of (or perhaps because of) World War II, this decade produced more than its fair share of masterworks.…

  • His Girl Friday His Girl Friday
  • Pinocchio Pinocchio
  • Rebecca Rebecca
  • The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Thief of Bagdad The Thief of Bagdad
  • Metropolis Metropolis
  • L'Atalante L'Atalante
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Ikiru Ikiru
  • Persona Persona

Hypothetical Sight and Sound List

Samuel Cooke

Samuel Cooke 10 films 1

Like if someone asked me right this second. One per decade 'for now'.

Last composed: 15/9/14

  • 12 Angry Men 12 Angry Men
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop…
  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • Paths of Glory Paths of Glory
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's

Watching Classics

Au

Au 14 films

Since I've always been terrible at watching old films but I know I'm missing out on some great stuff, I…

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Late Spring Late Spring
  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • The Third Man The Third Man
  • Sullivan's Travels Sullivan's Travels
  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • Double Indemnity Double Indemnity
  • Brief Encounter Brief Encounter
  • Ball of Fire Ball of Fire