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…

Sailors Three

Sailors Three

Sailors Three
IMDb: 6
86

Three sailors get drunk while on shore leave and end up on the wrong ship. When they realise their mistake they scramble off it and onto their warship, HMS Ferocious….

Genre: Comedy, War
Donald’s Dog Laundry

Donald’s Dog Laundry

Donald’s Dog Laundry
IMDb: 6.8
8

With a rubber bone as a lure, Donald Duck tries to entice Pluto to try his mechanical dog washer. When the bone gives Pluto trouble, Donald tries a toy cat…

Genre: Animation
Mr. Duck Steps Out

Mr. Duck Steps Out

Mr. Duck Steps Out
IMDb: 7.4
8

Donald visits the house of his new love interest for their first known date. At first Daisy acts shy and has her back turned to her visitor. But Donald soon…

Genre: Animation
The Man with Nine Lives

The Man with Nine Lives

The Man with Nine Lives
IMDb: 6.6
74

Dr. Leon Kravaal develops a potential cure for cancer, which involves freezing the patient. But an experiment goes awry when authorities believe Kravaal has killed a patient. Kravaal freezes the…

The Well-Digger’s Daughter

The Well-Digger’s Daughter

The Well-Digger’s Daughter
IMDb: 7.3
142

A rural maiden’s two suitors go off to war, leaving her pregnant.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Music in My Heart

Music in My Heart

Music in My Heart
IMDb: 6
70

A young woman engaged to a millionaire falls for the understudy in a Broadway musical.

Genre: Music, Romance
Meet the Fleet

Meet the Fleet

Meet the Fleet
IMDb: 6.5
20

The story of three recruits undergoing Navy bootcamp training.

Genre: War
Down Argentine Way

Down Argentine Way

Down Argentine Way
IMDb: 6.5
89

An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.

Grand Ole Opry

Grand Ole Opry

Grand Ole Opry
IMDb: 7.2
67

Aided by musicians at the Grand Ole Opry, a small-town mayor in the Ozarks takes on a group of crooked politicians.

Genre: Comedy, Music
Seven Sinners

Seven Sinners

Seven Sinners
IMDb: 6.7
87

Beautiful chanteuse ‘Bijou’ (Marlene Dietrich) cascades through Malaysia’s ports of call eventually landing in a handsome lieutenant’s lap. As Bijou ‘drifts through the standards’, the fleet’s Admiral reckons the US…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Busman’s Honeymoon

Busman’s Honeymoon

Busman’s Honeymoon
IMDb: 6.2
83

When Lord Peter Wimsey marries Harriet Vane, a crime author, they both promise to give up crime for good. As a wedding present, Peter purchases the old house where Harriet…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
My Love Came Back

My Love Came Back

My Love Came Back
IMDb: 6.3
85

Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Mexican Spitfire Out West

Mexican Spitfire Out West

Mexican Spitfire Out West
IMDb: 6.2
76

Dennis heads west to work on an important business deal minus the Mexican Spitfire, Carmelita. His hot-tempered spouse decides to surprise him, but ends up as the surprised one when…

Genre: Comedy
Gallant Sons

Gallant Sons

Gallant Sons
IMDb: 6.5
76

When a teenager’s father is accused of murder, the boy and his high-school classmates set out to find the real killer.

Genre: Mystery
Return to Yesterday

Return to Yesterday

Return to Yesterday
IMDb: 6.1
69

Robert Maine is torn between returning to the glamour of Hollywood and working with a small theatre company in England.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sky Murder

Sky Murder

Sky Murder
IMDb: 6.1
72

This final Carter film is a lot of fun, with Nick (unwillingly, at first) taking on a ring of Fifth Columnists (since this was filmed before the US entered the…

Dr. Kildare’s Strange Case

Dr. Kildare’s Strange Case

Dr. Kildare’s Strange Case
IMDb: 6.1
77

Kildare tries brain surgery, advised by Dr. Gillespie, and faces a rival for nurse Lamont.

Genre: Drama
The Miracle of Sound

The Miracle of Sound

The Miracle of Sound
IMDb: 4.8
15

This short documentary, presented and directed by MGM sound engineer Douglas Shearer, goes behind the scenes to look at how the sound portion of a talking picture is created.

Genre: Documentary
Chad Hanna

Chad Hanna

Chad Hanna
IMDb: 6.3
86

Country boy joins a circus in the 1840s and falls in love with the bare-back rider. Later he falls in love with another circus runaway.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Our Town

Our Town

Our Town
IMDb: 6.6
90

Change comes slowly to a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. We see birth, life and death in this small community.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick
IMDb: 7.1
72

Egbert Sous√© becomes an unexpected hero when a bank robber falls over a bench he’s occupying. Now considered brave, Egbert is given a job as a bank guard. Soon, he…

Genre: Comedy
Strike Up the Band

Strike Up the Band

Strike Up the Band
IMDb: 6.9
120

Jimmy and Mary get a group of kids together to play in a school orchestra. A huge contest between schools is coming up and they have a hard time raising…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River
IMDb: 6.9
92

Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they…

Genre: Comedy, Music
Angels Over Broadway

Angels Over Broadway

Angels Over Broadway
IMDb: 6.6
79

Small-time businessman Charles Engle is threatened with exposure for embezzling $3,000 for his free-spending wife. Deciding on suicide, he scribbles a note, stuffs it in his pocket and goes for…

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Gold Rush Maisie

Gold Rush Maisie

Gold Rush Maisie
IMDb: 6.4
82

Maisie becomes attached to a dirt-poor farmer and his family as they try to make ends meet joining hundreds of others digging for gold in a previously panned-out ghost town.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Spook Sport

Spook Sport

Spook Sport
IMDb: 6.6
8

It’s midnight in a graveyard. The principal characters are spooks, ghosts, bats, bells, and, at the end, the sun. As midnight strikes, 12 spooks appear, then two ghosts. They move…

Genre: Animation, Music
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
The Proud Valley

The Proud Valley

The Proud Valley
IMDb: 6.7
76

In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.

Genre: Drama
Black Friday

Black Friday

Black Friday
IMDb: 6.3
70

When his friend Professor Kingsely (Ridges) is at deaths door, brain surgeon Dr. Sovac (Karloff) saves his life by means of an illegal operation that transplants part of injured gangster…

Dr. Cyclops

Dr. Cyclops

Dr. Cyclops
IMDb: 6.4
76

Four explorers are summoned to Peru by the brilliant physicist Dr Thorkel. They discover a rich source of radium and a half-mad Thorkel who shrinks them down to one-fifth their…

The Great McGinty

The Great McGinty

The Great McGinty
IMDb: 7.3
82

Told in flashback, Depression-era bum Dan McGinty is recruited by the city’s political machine to help with vote fraud. His great aptitude for this brings rapid promotion from “the boss,”…

Genre: Comedy
The House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables
IMDb: 7
89

In 1828, the bankrupt Pyncheon family fight over Seven Gables, the ancestral mansion. To obtain the house, Jaffrey Pyncheon obtains his brother Clifford’s false conviction for murder. Hepzibah, Clifford’s sweet…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Night Train to Munich

Night Train to Munich

Night Train to Munich
IMDb: 7.2
96

Czechoslovakia, March 1939, on the eve of World War II. As the German invaders occupy Prague, inventor Axel Bomasch manages to flee and reach England; but those who need to…

Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
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
One Night in the Tropics

One Night in the Tropics

One Night in the Tropics
IMDb: 6.5
82

Jim “Lucky” Moore, an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve: a ‘love insurance policy’, that will pay out $1-million if Steve does not marry…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Road to Singapore

Road to Singapore

Road to Singapore
IMDb: 6.8
85

Bing Crosby an Bob Hope star in the first of the ‘Road to’ movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore – until they meet Dorothy Lamour…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail
IMDb: 6.3
110

As a penalty for fighting fellow classmates days before graduating from West Point, J.E.B. Stuart, George Armstrong Custer and four friends are assigned to the 2nd Cavalry, stationed at Fort…

Genre: Action, Western
Tugboat Mickey

Tugboat Mickey

Tugboat Mickey
IMDb: 7.1
7

Mickey is performing routine maintenance on his tugboat (with interference from a pelican) when a call comes on the radio that there’s a sinking ship needing assistance. Sadly, Mickey’s crew…

Three Faces West

Three Faces West

Three Faces West
IMDb: 6.3
79

Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town,…

Genre: Drama, Romance