Search results for "1940"
Brother Orchid

Brother Orchid

Brother Orchid
IMDb: 7
88

When retired racket boss John Sarto tries to reclaim his place and former friends try to kill him, he finds solace in a monastery and reinvents himself as a pious…

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Brother Rat and a Baby

Brother Rat and a Baby

Brother Rat and a Baby
IMDb: 5.4
87

Three comrades graduate from Viriginia Military Institute. Bing has a chance to return to VMI as a football coach.

Genre: Comedy
Crook’s Tour

Crook’s Tour

Crook’s Tour
IMDb: 5.7
80

Charters (Basil Radford) and Caldicott (Naunton Wayne) are touring the Middle East. After visiting Saudi Arabia they find themselves in Bagdad where they are mistaken by a group of German…

Genre: Comedy, Mystery
My Favorite Wife

My Favorite Wife

My Favorite Wife
IMDb: 7.3
88

Seven years after a shipwreck in which she was presumed dead, Ellen Arden arrives home to find that her husband Nick has just remarried. The overjoyed Nick struggles to break…

Genre: Comedy
North West Mounted Police

North West Mounted Police

North West Mounted Police
IMDb: 6.5
126

Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers (“Isn’t that a contradiction in terms?”, another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder….

Tarantella

Tarantella

Tarantella
IMDb: 5.7
4

Here the artist creates a world of color, form, movement and sound in which the elements are in a state of controllable flux, the two materials (visual and aural) are…

Genre: Animation
The Mummy’s Hand

The Mummy’s Hand

The Mummy’s Hand
IMDb: 6.1
67

A couple of young, out-of-work archaeologists in Egypt discover evidence of the burial place of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka. After receiving funding from an eccentric magician and his beautiful…

Genre: Horror
Gaslight

Gaslight

Gaslight
IMDb: 7.4
84

Twenty years removed from Alice Barlow’s murder by a thief looking for her jewels, newlyweds Paul and Bella Mallen move into the very house where the crime was committed. Retired…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Pinocchio
IMDb: 7.4
88

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must prove he’s…

Genre: Animation, Family
Remember the Night

Remember the Night

Remember the Night
IMDb: 7.6
94

When Jack, an assistant District Attorney, takes Lee, a shoplifter caught in the act, home with him for Christmas, the unexpected happens and love blossoms.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
When the Daltons Rode

When the Daltons Rode

When the Daltons Rode
IMDb: 6.5
81

Young lawyer Tod Jackson arrives in pioneer Kansas to visit his prosperous rancher friends the Daltons, just as the latter are in danger of losing their land to a crooked…

Genre: Western
The Door with Seven Locks

The Door with Seven Locks

The Door with Seven Locks
IMDb: 5.6
80

A wealthy lord dies and is entombed with a valuable deposit of jewels. Seven keys are required to unlock the tomb and get hold of the treasure. A mad doctor…

The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk
IMDb: 7.7
127

Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.

Dark Command

Dark Command

Dark Command
IMDb: 6.8
94

When transplanted Texan Bob Seton arrives in Lawrence, Kansas he finds much to like about the place, especially Mary McCloud, daughter of the local banker. Politics is in the air…

Genre: Drama, Western
The Thief of Bagdad

The Thief of Bagdad

The Thief of Bagdad
IMDb: 7.5
106

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well…

The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James
IMDb: 6.6
92

Farmer Frank and his ward hunt brother Jesse’s killers, the back-shooting Fords.

Genre: Action, Drama, Western
The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman
IMDb: 6
72

Kitty Carroll, an attractive store model, volunteers to become a test subject for a machine that will make her invisible so that she can use her invisibility to exact revenge…

Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Christmas in July
IMDb: 7.4
67

An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest….

Genre: Comedy
The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story
IMDb: 7.9
113

When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Genre: Comedy
The Trouble with Husbands

The Trouble with Husbands

The Trouble with Husbands
IMDb: 6.5
11

Benchley, in his own unique way, starts to drive his wife crazy. First he waits until just as she is serving dinner before he goes to wash his hands and…

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday
IMDb: 7.9
92

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she’s engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can’t let…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Second Chorus

Second Chorus

Second Chorus
IMDb: 5.8
84

Danny O’Neill and Hank Taylor are rival trumpeters with the Perennials, a college band, and both men are still attending college by failing their exams seven years in a row….

Genre: Comedy, Music
The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
IMDb: 8.1
129

Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s…

Genre: Drama
One Million B.C.

One Million B.C.

One Million B.C.
IMDb: 5.7
80

One Million B.C. is a 1940 American fantasy film produced by Hal Roach Studios and released by United Artists. It is also known by the titles Cave Man, Man and…

Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca
IMDb: 8.1
130

Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several…

The Long Voyage Home

The Long Voyage Home

The Long Voyage Home
IMDb: 7
105

The crew of the merchant ship Glencairn hope to survive a transatlantic crossing during World War II. Adapted from four Eugene O’Neill one-act plays.

Genre: Drama, War
Convoy

Convoy

Convoy
IMDb: 6.2
90

A tale of life on board a Royal Navy cruiser assigned to protect the vital convoys between America and England during WWII.

Genre: Drama, War
The Letter

The Letter

The Letter
IMDb: 7.6
95

After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent
IMDb: 7.5
120

The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Johnny Jones, an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put a fresh spin on the…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, War
The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro
IMDb: 7.6
94

Around 1820 the son of a California nobleman comes home from Spain to find his native land under a villainous dictatorship. On the one hand he plays the useless fop,…

The Invisible Man Returns

The Invisible Man Returns

The Invisible Man Returns
IMDb: 6.5
81

The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

You’re Missing the Point

You’re Missing the Point

You’re Missing the Point
IMDb: 8.1
112

Cantinflas, the boyfriend of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells…

Genre: Comedy
Escape

Escape

Escape
IMDb: 7.1
98

An American goes to Germany to find his mother and discovers her in a concentration camp. With the help of an American-born widowed countess he seeks to engineer her escape.

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940
IMDb: 7.3
102

Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brett as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is…

Genre: Music
Contraband

Contraband

Contraband
IMDb: 6.9
92

When a neutral Danish merchant ship is forced to put into port after trying to evade British wartime contraband control, its captain becomes involved in a beautiful British Naval Intelligent…

Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet

Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet

Dr. Ehrlich’s Magic Bullet
IMDb: 7.4
103

True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.

Genre: Drama
Dance, Girl, Dance

Dance, Girl, Dance

Dance, Girl, Dance
IMDb: 6.7
90

Judy O’Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When…

Genre: Comedy, Music
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
IMDb: 7.4
118

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them. When the rich single gentlemen Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy…

Genre: Drama
The Westerner

The Westerner

The Westerner
IMDb: 7.3
100

Drifter Cole Harden is accused of stealing a horse and faces hanging by self-appointed Judge Roy Bean, but Harden manages to talk his way out of it by claiming to…

Genre: Action, Western
Go West

Go West

Go West
IMDb: 6.9
80

Embezzler, shill, all around confidence man S. Quentin Quale is heading west to find his fortune; he meets the crafty but simple brothers Joseph and Rusty Panello in a train…

Genre: Comedy, Western