Best Drama Movies of 1941



7.1/10 IMDB

A World War II Hollywood propaganda film detailing the dark underside of Nazism and the Third Reich set between two brothers, Kurt and Erik Franken, whom are SS officers in the Nazi party. Kurt learns and exposes the evils of the system to Erik and tries to convince him of the immoral stance that marches under the symbol of the swastika.

Starring: Jeffery Lynn, Philip Dorn, Kaaren Verne, Ludwig Stössel, Arthur Tovey, Mona Maris, Peter Whitney, Martin Kosleck, Erwin Kalser, Ilka Grüning ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1941-06-28
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt

6.2/10 IMDB

Based on the play by Henrik Ibsen, Gynt, an imaginative young man looked down upon by most everybody, is banished from his village for running away with a bride on her wedding day.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Betty Hanisee ..
Directed by: David Bradley
Release date: 1941-08-24
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Unholy Partners

Unholy Partners

6.6/10 IMDB

A crusading newsman (Edward G. Robinson) starts up a tabloid with a gangster (Edward Arnold) as his 50-50 partner.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Edward Arnold, Laraine Day, Marsha Hunt, William T. Orr, Don Beddoe, Walter Kingsford, Charles Dingle, Charles Halton, Joe Downing ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1941-11-01
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Flight from Destiny

Flight from Destiny

6.6/10 IMDB

After his doctor informs him he will die in six months, Professor Henry Todhunter decides to spend his last days killing someone who contributes nothing but harm to society. When Henry learns that his friend Betty's husband, Michael, has been painting forgeries of ancient paintings for gallery owner Ketti Moret, he investigates the fraudulent dealer's life. Judging that Ketti is truly evil, Henry prepares to murder her.

Starring: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell, Jeffrey Lynn, James Stephenson, Mona Maris, Jonathan Hale, David Bruce, Thurston Hall, Alexis Smith, Mary Gordon ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1941-02-08
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Confirm or Deny

Confirm or Deny

6.4/10 IMDB

Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send inappropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love.

Starring: Don Ameche, Joan Bennett, Roddy McDowall, John Loder, Raymond Walburn, Arthur Shields, Eric Blore, Helene Reynolds, Claud Allister, Roseanne Murray ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo, Fritz Lang
Release date: 1941-12-12
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Freedom Radio

Freedom Radio

6.4/10 IMDB

Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do something to counteract the Nazi propaganda and with the help of an engineer and a few friends he sets up the Freedom Radio to counteract the Nazi propaganda.

Starring: Clive Brook, Diana Wynyard, Raymond Huntley, Derek Farr, Joyce Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, John Penrose, Morland Graham, Ronald Squire, Reginald Beckwith ..
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Release date: 1941-02-04
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : International Lady

International Lady

6.6/10 IMDB

Tim Hanley, an American agent, posing as a lawyer with the United States Embassy in London, and Reggie Oliver, a Scotland Yard detective, posing as a music critic are both keeping their eye on Carla Nillson, a famous singer, whom they suspect of espionage. They all meet in London, then in Lisbon, and eventually in New York City, where Carla sings on the radio.

Starring: George Brent, Ilona Massey, Basil Rathbone, Gene Lockhart, George Zucco, Marjorie Gateson, Clayton Moore, Francis Pierlot, Martin Kosleck, Charles D. Brown ..
Directed by: Tim Whelan
Release date: 1941-10-16
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : The Remarkable Mr. Kipps

The Remarkable Mr. Kipps

6.6/10 IMDB

A young tradesman learns that money doesn't necessarily bring happiness. Drama.

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Diana Wynyard, Phyllis Calvert, Max Adrian, Philip Frost, Diana Calderwood, Michael Wilding, Helen Haye, Hermione Baddeley ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1941-06-28
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Wild Geese Calling

Wild Geese Calling

6.5/10 IMDB

In the 1890s lumberjack John leaves Seattle for Alaska to look for gold. After he marries dancehall girl Sally, he finds she used to be in love with his best friend Blackie.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Joan Bennett, Warren William, Ona Munson, Barton MacLane, Russell Simpson, Iris Adrian, James C. Morton, Mary Field, Charles Middleton ..
Directed by: John Brahm
Release date: 1941-08-15
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : The Penalty

The Penalty

6.4/10 IMDB

In this crime drama, a ruthless gangster's son is soon following in his father's footsteps. When his daddy kills an FBI agent and a cabby, the boy sees it all. Fortunately the courts intervene and send the lad off to live with a family of farmers.

Starring: Edward Arnold, Lionel Barrymore, Marsha Hunt, Robert Sterling, Gene Reynolds, Emma Dunn, Veda Ann Borg, Richard Lane, Gloria DeHaven, Grant Mitchell ..
Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet
Release date: 1941-03-13

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