The Best Movies of 1940

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The Grapes of Wrath 1940, 129 min.

John Ford     Starring: Henry FondaJane DarwellJohn Carradine

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

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Fantasia 1940, 120 min.

James Algar     Starring: Leopold StokowskiDeems Taylor

Animated Musical    Animation    Family

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The Bank Dick 1940, 72 min.

Edward F. Cline     Starring: W.C. FieldsCora WitherspoonUna Merkel

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Crime

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The Sea Hawk 1940, 127 min.

Michael Curtiz     Starring: Alan HaleBrenda MarshallFlora Robson

Action    Adventure    Costume Adventure

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The Letter 1940, 95 min.

William Wyler     Starring: Frieda InescortJames StephensonBette Davis

Drama    Film Noir    Melodrama

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My Favorite Wife 1940, 88 min.

Garson Kanin     Starring: Cary GrantRandolph ScottIrene Dunne

Comedy    Farce    Romance

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They Drive By Night 1940, 95 min.

Raoul Walsh     Starring: George RaftAnn SheridanIda Lupino

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Night Train to Munich 1940, 90 min.

Carol Reed     Starring: Margaret LockwoodRex HarrisonPaul Henreid

Spy Film    Thriller    War

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