The Best Serial Movies of the 1940s

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1

Batman

1943    Lambert Hillyer    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Based-on-Comics

Up by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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Superman

1948    Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr    Not Rated

Adventure    Based-on-Comics    Superhero Film

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Batman and Robin

1949    Spencer Gordon Bennet    Not Rated

Based-on-Comics    Superhero Film    Crime

Up by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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Captain America

1944    Elmer Clifton, John English    Not Rated

Action    Based-on-Comics    Serial

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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The Green Hornet

1940    Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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Jungle Girl

1941    John English, William Witney    Not Rated

Adventure    Jungle Film    Serial

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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9

The Shadow

1940    James W. Horne    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Crime

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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Down by 40 in the past 45 days 40

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The Green Archer

1940    James W. Horne    Not Rated

Action    Detective Film    Mystery

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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Gang Busters

1942    Noel M. Smith, Ray Taylor    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Mystery

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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Captain Midnight

1942    James W. Horne    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Serial

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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14

Adventures of Red Ryder

1940    John English, William Witney    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Based-on-Comics

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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15

Brenda Starr, Reporter

1945    Wallace Fox    Not Rated

Action    Based-on-Comics    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West

1947    Wallace Fox    Not Rated

Action    Based-on-Comics    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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17

Overland Mail

1942    Ford Beebe, John Rawlins    Not Rated

Action    Serial    Western

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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18

Junior G-Men of the Air

1942    Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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Jungle Queen

1945    Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor    Not Rated

Adventure    Jungle Film    Serial

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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The Green Hornet Strikes Again

1940    Ford Beebe, John Rawlins    Not Rated

Adventure    Crime    Serial

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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