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Smooth as Silk

Smooth as Silk is a 1946 American noir film directed by Charles Barton and starring Kent Taylor, Virginia Grey, and Milburn Stone. The film is also known as Notorious Gentleman as it is a version of 1935 film A Notorious Gentleman. The film focus ...

Crack-Up (1946 film)

Crack-Up is a 1946 film noir directed by Irving Reis, remembered for directing many "Falcon" movies of the early 1940s including The Falcon Takes Over. The drama is based on "Madmans Holiday", a short-story written by mystery writer Fredric Brown ...

The Vow (1946 film)

The Vow is a 1946 Soviet film directed by Mikheil Chiaureli. It is considered a representation of Joseph Stalins cult of personality.

A Matter of Life and Death (film)

A Matter of Life and Death is a 1946 British fantasy-romance film set in England during the Second World War. Written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, the film stars David Niven, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey, Kim ...

The Locket

The Locket is a 1946 film noir directed by John Brahm, starring Laraine Day, Brian Aherne, Robert Mitchum, and Gene Raymond, and released by RKO Pictures. The film is based on a screenplay by Sheridan Gibney, adapted from "What Nancy Wanted" by N ...

Nocturne (1946 film)

Nocturne is a 1946 black-and-white film noir starring George Raft and Lynn Bari. The film was produced by longtime Alfred Hitchcock associate Joan Harrison, scripted by Jonathan Latimer, and directed by Edwin L. Marin. It was one of several mediu ...

Cloak and Dagger (1946 film)

Not to be confused with the 1984 film Cloak & Dagger. Cloak and Dagger is a 1946 film noir directed by Fritz Lang, starring Gary Cooper. Like 13 Rue Madeleine, it is a tribute to Office of Strategic Services operations in occupied Europe during W ...

Undercurrent (1946 film)

Undercurrent is a 1946 American film noir drama directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Katharine Hepburn, Robert Taylor, and Robert Mitchum. The screenplay was written by Edward Chodorov, based on the story "You Were There" by Thelma Strabel.

Whistle Stop (film)

Whistle Stop is a 1946 crime film noir directed by Leonide Moguy and starring George Raft, Ava Gardner, Victor McLaglen, and Tom Conway. The screenplay was written by Philip Yordan, based on a novel by Maritta M. Wolff.

Last Refuge

Last Refuge is a French film from 1947, directed by Marc Maurette, written by Maurice Griffe and Marc Maurette, and starring Raymond Rouleau. The film featured Louis de Funes in a supporting role.

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946 film)

The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1946 American film noir based on the 1934 novel of the same name by James M. Cain. This adaptation of the novel features Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, and Audrey Totter. It ...

Devotion (1946 film)

Devotion is a 1946 American biographical film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Ida Lupino, Paul Henreid, Olivia de Havilland, and Sydney Greenstreet. Based on a story by Theodore Reeves, the film is a highly fictionalized account of the ...

The Strange Woman

The Strange Woman is a 1946 American drama film noir thriller film and directed by Edgar G. Ulmer starring Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders and Louis Hayward. Originally released by United Artists, the film is now in the public domain.

Fantomas (1946 film)

The film features the fictional master criminal Fantomas, created in 1911 by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. The tremendous popular success of the Fantomas novels led to the production of many films based on the series. A first series of 5 si ...

Black Angel (1946 film)

A falsely convicted mans wife, Catherine June Vincent, and an alcoholic composer and pianist, Martin Dan Duryea, team up in an attempt to clear her husband of the murder of a blonde singer, Mavis Marlowe Constance Dowling, who had been Martins wi ...

Black Eagle (1946 film)

Black Eagle is a 1946 Italian adventure drama film directed by Riccardo Freda and starring Rossano Brazzi, Irasema Dilian and Gino Cervi. It is also known as Return of the Black Eagle. The film is based on the unfinished 1832 Russian novel Dubrov ...

The Call of Love

At the station, charming twins, infants were lost. In the arrangement of their destiny take part and a young girl-electrician, and military sailors, and gardener, and an old professor of psychology. In cares for kids, everyone finds their happiness.

Where Do We Go from Here? (1945 film)

Where Do We Go from Here is a 1945 romantic musical comedy-fantasy film directed by Gregory Ratoff and starring Fred MacMurray, Joan Leslie, June Haver, Gene Sheldon, Anthony Quinn and Fortunio Bonanova. It was produced by Twentieth Century-Fox. ...

Detour (1945 film)

Detour is a 1945 American film noir directed by Edgar G. Ulmer starring Tom Neal and Ann Savage. It was adapted by Martin Goldsmith and Martin Mooney from Goldsmiths 1939 novel of the same name, and released by the Producers Releasing Corporation ...

Fallen Angel (1945 film)

Fallen Angel is a 1945 black-and-white film noir directed by Otto Preminger, with cinematography by Joseph LaShelle, who had also worked with Preminger on Laura a year before. The film features Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell and Charles ...

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945 film)

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a 1945 American horror-drama film based on Oscar Wildes 1890 novel of the same name. Released in June 1945 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the film is directed by Albert Lewin and stars George Sanders as Lord Henry Wotton an ...

Simple People

Simple People is a 1945 Soviet war film directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg. The film, along with the second part of Eisensteins Ivan the Terrible was harshly criticized by Andrei Zhdanov and banned. A version of the film, released ...

Fifteen-Year-Old Captain

The film tells about the fifteen-year-old sailor Dick Sand, who as a result of the betrayal of the ships cocago Negoro is on the banks of Angola, where his adventures begin. This is an adaptation of Jules Vernes novel Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen.

Jealousy (1945 film)

Mauritz Hugo as Bob Karen Morley as Dr. Monica Anderson John Loder as Dr. David Brent Kid Chissell as Expressman Hugo Haas as Hugo Kral Michael Mark as Shop Owner Nils Asther as Peter Urban Holmes Herbert as Melvyn Russell Jane Randolph as Janet ...

Christmas in Connecticut

Christmas in Connecticut is a 1945 American Christmas romantic comedy film about an unmarried city magazine writer who pretends to be a farm wife and mother and then falls in love with one of her fans. The film was directed by Peter Godfrey, and ...

Caesar and Cleopatra (film)

Caesar and Cleopatra is a 1945 British Technicolor film directed by Gabriel Pascal and starring Vivien Leigh and Claude Rains. Some scenes were directed by Brian Desmond Hurst who took no formal credit. The picture was adapted from the play Caesa ...

1944 (film)

1944 is a 2015 Estonian war drama film directed by Elmo Nuganen. The film first premiered in February 2015 in Berlin, Germany, before its release in Estonia and other Northern European countries. It was selected as the Estonian entry for the Best ...

Days of Glory (1944 film)

Days of Glory is a 1944 American film which tells the story of a group of Soviet guerrillas fighting back during the 1941 Nazi invasion of Russia. It marked the film debut of Tamara Toumanova and Gregory Peck. It was also the first film produced ...

The Lodger (1944 film)

The Lodger is a 1944 horror film about Jack the Ripper, based on the novel of the same name by Marie Belloc Lowndes. It stars Merle Oberon, George Sanders, and Laird Cregar, features Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and was directed by John Brahm from a scr ...

At Land

At Land is a 15-minute silent experimental film written, directed by, and starring Maya Deren. It has a dream-like narrative in which a woman, played by Deren, is washed up on a beach and goes on a strange journey encountering other people and ot ...

Duel (1944 film)

The film takes place during the Great Patriotic War. The Red Army receives a new gun: "L-2", which was invented by the engineer Leontiev. He also has to test weapons on the front. German intelligence wants to acquire these weapons at any cost.

The Wedding (1944 film)

The Wedding is a 1944 Soviet comedy film directed by Isidor Annensky. The film, created by the eponymous vaudeville of Anton Chekhov, the stories of The Wedding with General, Before the wedding, the novel in two parts of the Marriage of convenien ...

Torment (1944 film)

Torment is a 1944 Swedish film, directed by Alf Sjoberg from a screenplay by Ingmar Bergman. The film, a tale of sex, passion and murder, was originally released as Frenzy in the United Kingdom, although later releases have used the US title. The ...

Forever and a Day (1943 film)

Forever and a Day is a 1943 American drama film, a collaborative effort employing seven directors/producers and 22 writers, including an uncredited Alfred Hitchcock, with an enormous cast of well-known stars.

Above Suspicion (1943 film)

Above Suspicion is a 1943 American spy film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray. The screenplay was adapted from the 1941 novel Above Suspicion by Scots-American writer Helen MacInnes, which is loosely based o ...

Le Corbeau

Le Corbeau is a 1943 French film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and starring Pierre Fresnay, Micheline Francey and Pierre Larquey. The film is about a French town where a number of citizens receive anonymous letters containing libelous informa ...

Day of Wrath

Day of Wrath is a 1943 Danish drama film directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer and starring Lisbeth Movin, Thorkild Roose and Preben Lerdorff Rye. It is an adaptation of the 1909 Norwegian play Anne Pedersdotter by Hans Wiers-Jenssen, based on a 16th c ...

Jane Eyre (1943 film)

Jane Eyre is an American film adaptation of Charlotte Brontes 1847 novel of the same name, released by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by the uncredited Kenneth Macgowan and Orson Welles; Welles also stars in th ...

Wild Flower (1943 film)

Wild Flower is a 1943 Mexican historical film directed by Emilio Fernandez and starring Dolores del Rio and Pedro Armendariz. It is the first Mexican movie of Dolores del Rio after her career in Silent and Golden Ages Hollywood films. Its the fir ...

Edge of Darkness (1943 film)

Edge of Darkness is a 1943 World War II film directed by Lewis Milestone that features Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, and Walter Huston. The feature is based on a script written by Robert Rossen which was adapted from the 1942 novel The Edge of Darkn ...

Heaven Can Wait (1943 film)

Heaven Can Wait is a 1943 Technicolor American comedy film produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The screenplay was by Samson Raphaelson based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete. The music score was by Alfred Newman and the cinematogra ...

The Gentle Sex

The Gentle Sex is a 1943 British, black-and-white romantic comedy-drama war film, directed and narrated by Leslie Howard. It was produced by Concanen Productions, Two Cities Films and Derrick de Marney. The Gentle Sex was Howards last film before ...

To Be or Not to Be (1942 film)

To Be or Not to Be is a 1942 American black comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart, Lionel Atwill, Stanley Ridges and Sig Ruman. The plot concerns a troupe of actors in Nazi-oc ...

Die groSe Liebe

The Great Love is a 1942 German drama film directed by Rolf Hansen and starring Zarah Leander, Viktor Staal and Grethe Weiser. It premiered in Berlin in 1942 and went on to become the most commercially successful film in the history of the Third ...

The Count of Monte Cristo (1942 film)

Jose miguel luciano morillo The Count of Monte Cristo Spanish: El Conde de Montecristo is a 1942 Mexican historical adventure film directed by Roberto Gavaldon and Chano Urueta and starring Arturo de Cordova, Mapy Cortes, Rafael Beledon, y Espera ...

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