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1. The Lovers (1946)

85 min | Drama

After an astrologer has foretold him he will die at an early age if he does not avoid a romantic entanglement, Alessandro Stradella, a well-known composer decides to leave Rome for the ... See full summary »

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Gino Bechi, Annette Bach, Carlo Ninchi, Gualtiero Tumiati

2. Anna and the King of Siam (1946)

Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 2,039

3. Blood and Fire (1945)

100 min | Drama

Thomas is an officer in the Salvation Army. He has religious doubts and questions the meaning of his work. He meets Lili, an ex-prostitute struggling to start a new life and he fall in love... See full summary »

Director: Anders Henrikson | Stars: Anders Henrikson, Sonja Wigert, George Fant, Inge Wærn

Votes: 11

4. Letter from the Dead (1946)

78 min | Crime, Drama

A man and a woman meet in a shelter during an air raid. They feel strongly drawn to each other, but are separated without knowing exchanging names. A year later the two meet randomly. He now learns that she is addicted to morphine.

Director: Johan Jacobsen | Stars: Eyvind Johan-Svendsen, Gunnar Lauring, Sonja Wigert, Inge Hvid-Møller

Votes: 14

5. Brief Encounter (1945)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey

Votes: 32,977

6. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar, who teaches her how to rule Egypt.

Director: Gabriel Pascal | Stars: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson

Votes: 2,368

7. Camões (1946)

118 min | Biography, Drama

The adventurous life of Portugal's epic poet, Luis de Camões.

Director: José Leitão de Barros | Stars: Antonio Vilar, José Amaro, Igrejas Caeiro, Paiva Raposo

Votes: 166

8. Girl No. 217 (1945)

91 min | Drama

The story of one of the Soviet women transported to Germany after the Nazi invasion in World War II for forced labor, this one forced to become a household drudge.

Director: Mikhail Romm | Stars: Yelena Kuzmina, Anna Lisyanskaya, Vasiliy Zaychikov, Nikolai Komissarov

Votes: 64

9. Red Meadows (1945)

85 min | War, Drama

A 1945 Danish war drama based on resistance fighter Ole Vlademar Juul's 1945 novel of the same name, is a suspense tale revolving around the memories of a Danish saboteur as he await s his execution in a German war-time prison.

Directors: Bodil Ipsen, Lau Lauritzen | Stars: Poul Reichhardt, Lisbeth Movin, Per Buckhøj, Gyrd Løfquist

Votes: 248

10. The Last Chance (1945)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, War

Escaping a Nazi prison train in war-torn Italy, an American and a British soldier set out for the Swiss border and find themselves leading a multi-national party of refugees for the Italian underground.

Director: Leopold Lindtberg | Stars: Ewart G. Morrison, John Hoy, Ray Reagan, Luisa Rossi

Votes: 312

13. Gaslight (1944)

Not Rated | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, May Whitty

Votes: 22,157

14. Gilda (1946)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino discovers his employer's new wife is his former lover.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 25,795

15. The Great Glinka (1946)

100 min | Biography, Drama

About the life of the Russian composer Mikhail Glinka.

Director: Lev Arnshtam | Stars: Boris Chirkov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Mikhail Derzhavin, Vladimir Druzhnikov

Votes: 32

16. Torment (1944)

95 min | Drama, Romance

An idealistic adolescent, suffering under the thumb of a sadistic schoolmaster, falls in love with a loose girl who is bullied and tormented by another lover.

Director: Alf Sjöberg | Stars: Stig Järrel, Alf Kjellin, Mai Zetterling, Olof Winnerstrand

Votes: 2,970

17. The Bandit (1946)

83 min | Crime, Drama

A contingent of Italian prisoners of war arrive on a train from Germany after World War II to Turin. The city where Ernesto lives has been bombed, his mother is dead and his sister has gone missing.

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Anna Magnani, Amedeo Nazzari, Carla Del Poggio, Carlo Campanini

Votes: 216

18. The Stone Flower (1946)

89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Obsessed with perfecting his craft, young gemcutter Danilo visits the mystical Copper Mountain to uncover the secret behind its infamous attraction - the Stone Flower, a stone carving so captivating that no one can leave after seeing it.

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Vladimir Druzhnikov, Yekaterina Derevshchikova, Tamara Makarova, Mikhail Troyanovskiy

Votes: 371

19. The Battle of the Rails (1946)

85 min | Drama, War

This movie is a story about French railroad workers who were part of organized resistance during the German WW2 occupation.

Director: René Clément | Stars: Marcel Barnault, Jean Clarieux, Jean Daurand, Jacques Desagneaux

Votes: 733

20. Beauty and the Beast (1946)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

92 Metascore

A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.

Directors: Jean Cocteau, René Clément | Stars: Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon

Votes: 22,979 | Gross: $0.30M

21. Pastoral Symphony (1946)

Approved | 110 min | Drama

A minister falls in love with a blind young woman he sheltered, but so does his son.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Pierre Blanchar, Michèle Morgan, Line Noro, Jean Desailly

Votes: 436

22. Le miserie del signor Travet (1945)

98 min | Comedy

The ordinary life of the prudent employee Mr Travet accelerates as he and her wife meet his new chief.

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Carlo Campanini, Vera Carmi, Paola Veneroni, Pierluigi Veraldo

Votes: 80

23. Mr. Orchid (1946)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, War

In the Charente, during the Nazi occupation, Edouard Martin, a fifty-year-old man with apparently peaceful life is in fact the leader of a resistance network.

Directors: René Clément, Noël-Noël | Stars: Noël-Noël, Maurice Chevit, Alice Leitner, Georges Questau

Votes: 164

24. The Three Musketeers (1942)

136 min | Adventure, Comedy

A beautiful actress invites Cantinflas to work at a film studio, where he falls asleep and dreams he is D'Artagnan.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Ángel Garasa, Janet Alcoriza, Consuelo Frank

Votes: 192

25. Make Mine Music (1946)

Approved | 75 min | Animation, Family, Music

60 Metascore

Animation done to contemporary popular music.

Directors: Robert Cormack, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters

Votes: 3,351

26. María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944)

Approved | 76 min | Romance, Drama

In Xochimilco 1909, María Candelaria and Lorenzo Rafael long for getting married but the odds are against them. Maria Candelaria is segregated for being a prostitute's child and the couple ... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Fernández | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, Alberto Galán, Margarita Cortés

Votes: 881

27. Men Without Wings (1946)

79 min | Drama, War

The action takes place in occupied Czechoslovak Republic after assassination of Schutzstaffel (SS)-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich, acting Reichsprotektor of the... See full synopsis »

Director: Frantisek Cáp | Stars: Gustav Nezval, Ladislav H. Struna, Jaroslav Zrotal, Vladimír Hlavatý

Votes: 76

28. Neecha Nagar (1946)

122 min | Drama

The films takes an expressionist look at the gulf between the rich and poor in the society. The film centers on a wealthy and capacious landlord, Sarkar (Rafi Peer) who lives in a palatial ... See full summary »

Director: Chetan Anand | Stars: Rafiq Anwar, Uma Anand, Kamini Kaushal, Rafi Peer

Votes: 120

30. Notorious (1946)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

100 Metascore

A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Votes: 87,345 | Gross: $10.46M

31. Patrie (1946)

100 min | Drama

Brussels in the year 1568, as the Flemish people are fighting against the tyranny of the Spanish occupiers. Led by Count de Rysoor, the revolt against the ruthless Duke of Alba, is meant to... See full summary »

Director: Louis Daquin | Stars: Pierre Blanchar, Jean Desailly, Maria Mauban, Lucien Nat

Votes: 8

32. Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Approved | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

George Gershwin is a driven composer whose need to succeed destroys his relationship with singer Julie Adams and socialite Christine Gilbert.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn

Votes: 1,135

33. Rome, Open City (1945)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War

During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, the Resistance leader, Giorgio Manfredi, is chased by the Nazis as he seeks refuge and a way to escape.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Marcello Pagliero, Vito Annichiarico

Votes: 21,341

34. The Captive Heart (1946)

Approved | 86 min | War, Drama

In 1940, a concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer, only to become a prisoner of war.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Rachel Kempson, Frederick Leister, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 854

35. The Lost Weekend (1945)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir

The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 31,534 | Gross: $9.46M

36. The Magic Bow (1946)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Musical, Romance

Biography of the famous--and notorious--Italian violinist Nicola Paganini.

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Stewart Granger, Phyllis Calvert, Jean Kent, Dennis Price

Votes: 160

37. The Seventh Veil (1945)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Music

One dark summer night, Francesca Cunningham, a once world famed pianist, escapes from her hospital room and tries to commit suicide by jumping off a local bridge. She is rescued and taken ... See full summary »

Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: James Mason, Ann Todd, Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott

Votes: 1,416

39. Un giorno nella vita (1946)

95 min | Drama, War

Some Italian partisans want to take refuge in a convent to escape German raids. The nuns are a little perplexed at first but then agree since one of the men is seriously wounded. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Elisa Cegani, Massimo Girotti, Mariella Lotti, Amedeo Nazzari

Votes: 17

40. Un revenant (1946)

100 min | Drama

A ballet producer returns to his native town and schemes to avenge himself on the family who tried to murder him 20 years before.

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Louis Jouvet, Gaby Morlay, François Périer, Jean Brochard

Votes: 180

41. The Turning Point (1945)

108 min | Drama, War

Released after the Russian victory over the Germans in WWII, the film stresses the role of the officer staff during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Director: Fridrikh Ermler | Stars: Mikhail Derzhavin, Pyotr Andriyevsky, Yuriy Tolubeev, Andrei Abrikosov

Votes: 134

42. Wonder Man (1945)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

After being murdered by gangsters, an exuberant nightclub entertainer returns as a ghost to persuade his meek twin brother to help bring his killers to justice.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Donald Woods

Votes: 1,797

44. Zoya (1944)

86 min | Drama, War

A popular, inspirational biography of a World War II Soviet heroine, showing her life in flashback as she is captured and tortured fighting the German invaders.

Director: Lev Arnshtam | Stars: Galina Vodyanitskaya, Yekaterina Skvortsova, Kseniya Tarasova, Nikolai Ryzhov

Votes: 58



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