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Top 100 Films of the 1940s

In alphabetical order.

Top 10:
La Belle et la Bete
Day of Wrath
Fantasia
I Walked with a Zombie
Ivan the Terrible
Monsieur Verdoux
My Darling Clementine
Spring in a Small Town
Stray Dog
There Was a Father

  • At Land
  • Bambi
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Black Narcissus
  • Blood of the Beasts
  • Brief Encounter
  • A Canterbury Tale
  • Canyon Passage
  • Cat People
  • Children of Paradise
  • Christmas in July
  • Citizen Kane
  • Colorado Territory
  • Le Corbeau
  • The Curse of the Cat People
  • Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne
  • Day of Wrath
  • Dead of Night
  • Detour
  • A Diary for Timothy
  • Double Indemnity
  • Drunken Angel
  • Fantasia
  • The Fugitive
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • The Great Dictator
  • Great Expectations
  • Hail the Conquering Hero
  • Hamlet
  • Heaven Can Wait
  • The Heiress
  • A Hen in the Wind
  • Hideko the Bus Conductress
  • High Sierra
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • I Walked with a Zombie
  • Isle of the Dead
  • It Rains on Our Love
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part I
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • The Lady from Shanghai
  • Late Spring
  • Laura
  • Leave Her to Heaven
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • The Leopard Man
  • Letter from an Unknown Woman
  • Long-Haired Hare
  • Louisiana Story
  • The Magnificent Ambersons
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Monsieur Verdoux
  • Moonrise
  • Murder, My Sweet
  • Music in Darkness
  • My Darling Clementine
  • Nightmare Alley
  • Not Wanted
  • Odd Man Out
  • Oliver Twist
  • Paisan
  • The Palm Beach Story
  • Phantom Lady
  • Pinocchio
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • Quai des Orfèvres
  • The Queen of Spades
  • The Reckless Moment
  • Record of a Tenement Gentleman
  • Red River
  • The Red Shoes
  • Remember the Night
  • The Return of Frank James
  • Ruthless
  • Scarlet Street
  • The Seventh Victim
  • Shadow of a Doubt
  • She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
  • Le Silence de la Mer
  • Spring in a Small Town
  • Strange Impersonation
  • Stray Dog
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • There Was a Father
  • They Live by Night
  • They Made Me a Fugitive
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • The Third Man
  • This Gun for Hire
  • 3 Godfathers
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Under Capricorn
  • The Uninvited
  • Went the Day Well?
  • Whirlpool
  • The Woman in the Window
  • The Woman on the Beach