Search results for "1940"
Castle on the Hudson

Castle on the Hudson

Castle on the Hudson
IMDb: 6.7
77 min

Egotistical criminal Tommy Gordan believes that he is both above the law, and entitled special privilege in any situation just because of who he is. This view is supported in…

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Genre: Drama
Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls
IMDb: 5.9
85 min

Mr Casey's daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards. The college is in financial trouble and her…

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Genre: Music
Torrid Zone

Torrid Zone

Torrid Zone
IMDb: 6.7
88 min

Banana Company executive Steve Case on a Caribbean plantation group tries to convince his former co-worker Nick Butler to take over the plantation No 7. But he is on his…

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Let George Do It!

Let George Do It!

Let George Do It!
IMDb: 6.6
82 min

Shortly after the start of World War II, a ukulele player (George) takes the wrong boat and finds himself in (still uninvaded) Norway. He is mistaken for a fellow British…

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Genre: Comedy
Northwest Passage

Northwest Passage

Northwest Passage
IMDb: 7.0
126 min

Based on the Kenneth Roberts novel of the same name, this film tells the story of two friends who join Rogers' Rangers, as the legendary elite force engages the enemy…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt

Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt

Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt
IMDb: 6.0
75 min

After a night of drunken revelry, Oxford student and prankster Arthur Linden-Jones is confined to school grounds. That evening, Arthur has the lead in the Victorian farce "Charley's Aunt." Not…

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Genre: Comedy
Wunschkonzert

Wunschkonzert

Wunschkonzert
IMDb: 6.2
103 min

At the Olympic games in Berlin 1936 Inge Wagner falls in love with Luftwaffenleutnant (Airforce Lieutenant) Herbert Koch. They want to marry, but he receives orders to go to Spain…

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Genre: Romance, War
The Ape (1940)

The Ape (1940)

The Ape (1940)
IMDb: 4.7
62 min

Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental…

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The Mad Doctor

The Mad Doctor

The Mad Doctor
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

A crazed physician marries a wealthy women and, with the help of his demented assistant, murders them for their money.

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Genre: Thriller
Baptism of Fire

Baptism of Fire

Baptism of Fire
IMDb: 5.9
90 min

Poland was the first victim of Hitler's infamous blitzkrieg. Combat cameramen filmed the aerial campaign, showing preparations for flight, massive air strikes, and the appalling devastation wreaked upon Polish towns…

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Genre: Documentary
Flight Command

Flight Command

Flight Command
IMDb: 6.3
116 min

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn't make a great first impression when he is forced to…

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Genre: War
The Westerner

The Westerner

The Westerner
IMDb: 7.3
100 min

Cole Harden just doesn't look like a horse thief, Jane-Ellen Matthews tells Judge Roy Bean as she steps up to the bar. Cole says he can't take it with him…

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The Door with Seven Locks (1940)

The Door with Seven Locks (1940)

The Door with Seven Locks (1940)
IMDb: 5.6
79 min

A murder is found to be connected to a false heir and a secret underground torture chamber.

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The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick

The Bank Dick
IMDb: 7.2
72 min

Egbert Sousé leads an ordinary life but is about to have an extraordinary day. Henpecked at home home by his demanding wife Agatha and more or less ignored by his…

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Genre: Comedy
The Letter (1940)

The Letter (1940)

The Letter (1940)
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense. Her poise, graciousness and stoicism impress nearly everyone who meets her. Her husband…

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Gaslight (1940)

Gaslight (1940)

Gaslight (1940)
IMDb: 7.4
84 min

In Victorian London, all the talk in one specific neighborhood is that someone has finally moved into 12 Pimlico Square, the house having sat empty for years as the previous…

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Genre: Thriller
The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
IMDb: 7.5
106 min

In Bagdad, the young and naive Sultan Ahmad is curious about the behavior of his people. The Grand Vizier Jaffar convinces Ahmad to walk through the city disguised as a…

Rebecca (1940)

Rebecca (1940)

Rebecca (1940)
IMDb: 8.1
130 min

A shy lady's companion, staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter (Sir Laurence Olivier). She and Max fall in love, marry, and return…

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Pinocchio (1940)

Pinocchio (1940)

Pinocchio (1940)
IMDb: 7.4
88 min

Inventor Gepetto creates a wooden marionette called Pinocchio. His wish for Pinocchio to be a real boy is unexpectedly granted by a fairy. The fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act…

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Genre: Family
The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator
IMDb: 8.4
125 min

20 years after the end of WWI, in which the nation of Tomainia was on the losing side, Adenoid Hynkel has risen to power as the ruthless dictator of the…

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Genre: Comedy
Fantasia

Fantasia

Fantasia
IMDb: 7.7
125 min

Disney animators set pictures to Western classical music as Leopold Stokowski conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra. "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician who oversteps his limits. "The…

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Genre: Animation, Family
The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro

The Mark of Zorro
IMDb: 7.6
94 min

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,…

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent

Foreign Correspondent
IMDb: 7.5
120 min

Johnny Jones is an action reporter on a New York newspaper. The editor appoints him European correspondent because he is fed up with the dry, reports he currently gets. Jones'…

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller, War
The Invisible Man Returns

The Invisible Man Returns

The Invisible Man Returns
IMDb: 6.5
81 min

Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson…

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The Mummy’s Hand

The Mummy’s Hand

The Mummy’s Hand
IMDb: 6.1
67 min

A couple of comical, out-of-work archaeologists (Dick Foran and Wallace Ford) in Egypt discover evidence of the burial place of the ancient Egyptian princess Ananka. After receiving funding from an…

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His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday
IMDb: 7.9
92 min

Having been away for four months, Hildy Johnson walks into the offices of the New York City based The Morning Post, where she is a star reporter, to tell her…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
IMDb: 8.1
129 min

The Joad clan, introduced to the world in John Steinbeck's iconic novel, is looking for a better life in California. After their drought-ridden farm is seized by the bank, the…

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Genre: Drama
Convoy

Convoy

Convoy
IMDb: 6.2
78 min

Lt. Cranford lives the life of a playboy sportsman until the outbreak of war when he joins the Royal Navy and is assigned to convoy protection duties. The convoy is…

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Genre: Drama, War
Dark Command

Dark Command

Dark Command
IMDb: 6.8
94 min

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…

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Remember the Night

Remember the Night

Remember the Night
IMDb: 7.6
94 min

Just before Christmas, Lee Leander is caught shoplifting. It is her third offense. She is prosecuted by John Sargent. He postpones the trial because it is hard to get a…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Mr. Duck Steps Out

Mr. Duck Steps Out

Mr. Duck Steps Out
IMDb: 7.4
8 min

Donald is heading out for a night on the town with Daisy, but first he needs to ditch his resourceful nephews. Easier said than done. They get to Daisy's house…

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Genre: Animation
The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk

The Sea Hawk
IMDb: 7.7
127 min

Geoffrey Thorpe (Errol Flynn) is an adventurous and dashing pirate, who feels that he should pirate the Spanish ships for the good of England. In one such battle, he overtakes…

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You’re Missing the Point

You’re Missing the Point

You’re Missing the Point
IMDb: 8.1
112 min

The boyfriend (Cantinflas) 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…

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Genre: Comedy
The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

Frank James, the brother of Jesse James, has been laying low, living as a farmer and taking care of Clem, the son of one of the members of the James…

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Genre: Action, Drama, Western
The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner
IMDb: 8.1
99 min

In Budapest, Hungary, the Matuschek and Company store is owned by Mr. Hugo Matuschek and the bachelor Alfred Kralik is his best and most experienced salesman. When Klara Novak seeks…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip

Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip

Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip
IMDb: 7.2
8 min

Mickey is heading out on vacation from Burbank to Pomona, taking the train. The conductor, Pete, won't let him on with Pluto, so he hides Pluto in his suitcase, and…

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Donald’s Dog Laundry

Donald’s Dog Laundry

Donald’s Dog Laundry
IMDb: 6.8
8 min

Donald Duck builds an automated dog washer while an unsuspecting Pluto naps nearby. When Donald finishes and announces his plan to use Pluto as his test subject, a battle of…

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Genre: Animation
The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story
IMDb: 7.9
112 min

Philadelphia socialites Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven married impulsively, with their marriage and subsequent divorce being equally passionate. They broke up when Dexter's drinking became excessive, it a mechanism…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman
IMDb: 6.0
72 min

Eccentric Professor Gibbs, brilliant but impractical, invents an invisibility machine and advertises for a guinea pig. What he gets is Kitty Carroll, an attractive, adventurous model, who thinks being invisible…

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