The Best Gangster Films of the 1940s

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White Heat

1949    Raoul Walsh    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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Key Largo

1948    John Huston    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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High Sierra

1941    Raoul Walsh    Not Rated

Caper    Crime    Crime Drama

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The Glass Key

1942    Stuart Heisler    Not Rated

Crime    Detective Film    Film Noir

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Dillinger

1945    Max Nosseck    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Crime

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Brother Orchid

1940    Lloyd Bacon    Not Rated

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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Larceny, Inc.

1942    Lloyd Bacon    Not Rated

Caper    Comedy    Crime

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The Face Behind the Mask

1941    Robert Florey    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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The Golden Fleecing

1940    Leslie Fenton    Not Rated

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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The Gangster

1947    Gordon Wiles    Not Rated

Crime    Gangster Film

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Alias Nick Beal

1949    John Farrow    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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