The Best Movies of the 1940s

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Casablanca 1942, 102 min.

Michael Curtiz     Starring: Humphrey BogartIngrid BergmanPaul Henreid

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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Citizen Kane 1941, 119 min.

Orson Welles     Starring: Orson WellesRay CollinsGeorge Coulouris

Drama    Newspaper Film    Period Film

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The Third Man 1949, 93 min.

Carol Reed     Starring: Joseph CottenAlida ValliOrson Welles

British Noir    Film Noir    Mystery

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Notorious 1946, 101 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: Cary GrantIngrid BergmanClaude Rains

Film Noir    Mystery    Political Thriller

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Rope 1948, 80 min.

Alfred Hitchcock     Starring: James StewartJohn DallFarley Granger

Based-on-Theatre    Crime Drama    Crime

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Out of the Past 1947, 97 min.

Jacques Tourneur     Starring: Robert MitchumJane GreerKirk Douglas

Crime    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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Laura 1944, 88 min.

Otto Preminger     Starring: Gene TierneyDana AndrewsClifton Webb

Crime Thriller    Crime    Detective Film

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Sullivan's Travels 1941, 90 min.

Preston Sturges     Starring: Joel McCreaVeronica LakeRobert Warwick

Comedy    Road Movie    Romance

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