Best Drama Movies of 1941

1.

Citizen Kane

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move he makes for the rest of his life appears in some way to be a reaction to that deeply wounding event.

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Ray Collins, George Coulouris, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Stewart, Ruth Warrick, Erskine Sanford, William Alland ..
Directed by: Orson Welles, Mike Matei
Release date: 1941-04-17
2.

Sullivan's Travels

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, Byron Foulger, Margaret Hayes, Robert Greig, Eric Blore ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1941-11-30
3.

The Little Foxes

5.5
7.9/10 IMDB

The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century. Regina Giddons née Hubbard has her daughter under her thumb. Mrs. Giddons is estranged from her husband, who is convalescing in Baltimore and suffers from a terminal illness. But she needs him home, and will manipulate her daughter to help bring him back. She has a sneaky business deal that she's cooking up with her two elder brothers, Oscar and Ben. Oscar has a flighty, unhappy wife and a dishonest worm of a son. Will the daughter have to marry this contemptible cousin? Who will she grow up to be - her mother or her aunt? Or can she escape the fate of both?

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson, Dan Duryea, Patricia Collinge, Charles Dingle, Carl Benton Reid, Jessica Grayson, John Marriott ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1941-08-29
4.

Sergeant York

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, Margaret Wycherly, George Tobias, Stanley Ridges, Ward Bond, Noah Beery Jr., June Lockhart, Dickie Moore ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1941-09-27
5.

How Green Was My Valley

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, Anna Lee, John Loder, Sara Allgood, Barry Fitzgerald, Patric Knowles, Morton Lowry ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1941-10-28
6.

Meet John Doe

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod La Rocque, Irving Bacon, Mitchell Lewis ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1941-03-14
7.

High Sierra

5.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Given a pardon from jail, Roy Earle gets back into the swing of things as he robs a swanky resort.

Starring: Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Joan Leslie, Henry Hull, Henry Travers, Jerome Cowan, Minna Gombell, Barton MacLane ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-01-23
8.

The Wolf Man

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

After his brother's death, Larry Talbot returns home to his father and the family estate. Events soon take a turn for the worse when Larry is bitten by a werewolf.

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Evelyn Ankers, Claude Rains, Ralph Bellamy, Maria Ouspenskaya, Patric Knowles, Warren William, Bela Lugosi, Fay Helm, Forrester Harvey ..
Directed by: George Waggner
Release date: 1941-12-12
9.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

4.1
6.8/10 IMDB

Dr. Jekyll believes good and evil exist in everyone and creates a potion that allows his evil side, Mr. Hyde, to come to the fore. He faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run amok.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith, Peter Godfrey, Sara Allgood, Frederick Worlock ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1941-08-12
10.

All That Money Can Buy

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Farmer Jabez Stone, about to lose his land, agrees to sell his soul to the devil, known as Mr. Scratch, who gives Jabez seven years to enjoy the fruits of his sale before he collects. Over that time, Jabez pays off his debts and helps many neighboring farmers, then becomes an advocate for the upstanding Sen. Daniel Webster. When Jabez's contract with Mr. Scratch concludes, he desperately turns to Webster to represent him in a trial for his soul.

Starring: Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, Gene Lockhart, John Qualen, H.B. Warner, Frank Conlan, Lindy Wade, George Cleveland ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1941-10-17
11.

The Great Lie

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is pregnant with his child.

Starring: Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Hattie McDaniel, Lucile Watson, Grant Mitchell, Jerome Cowan, Thurston Hall, Sam McDaniel, Charles Trowbridge ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1941-04-05
12.

The Sea Wolf

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Alexander Knox, Gene Lockhart, Barry Fitzgerald, Stanley Ridges, David Bruce, Francis McDonald, Howard Da Silva ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1941-03-21
13.

That Hamilton Woman

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars.

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood, Gladys Cooper, Henry Wilcoxon, Heather Angel, Halliwell Hobbes, Gilbert Emery, Miles Mander ..
Directed by: Alexander Korda
Release date: 1941-04-03
14.

Man Hunt

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, George Sanders, John Carradine, Roddy McDowall, Ludwig Stössel, Heather Thatcher, Frederick Worlock, Roger Imhof, Holmes Herbert ..
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Release date: 1941-06-13
15.

A Woman's Face

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A female blackmailer with a disfiguring facial scar meets a plastic surgeon who offers her the possibility of looking like a normal woman.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt, Osa Massen, Reginald Owen, Albert Bassermann, Marjorie Main, Donald Meek, Connie Gilchrist, Richard Nichols ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1941-05-09
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : 'Pimpernel' Smith
16.

'Pimpernel' Smith

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Eccentric Cambridge archaeologist Horatio Smith takes a group of British and American archaeology students to pre-war Nazi Germany to help in his excavations. His research is supported by the Nazis, since he professes to be looking for evidence of the Aryan origins of German civilisation. However, he has a secret agenda: to free inmates of the concentration camps.

Starring: Leslie Howard, Francis L. Sullivan, Mary Morris, Hugh McDermott, Raymond Huntley, Manning Whiley, Peter Gawthorne, Allan Jeayes, Dennis Arundell, Joan Kemp-Welch ..
Directed by: Leslie Howard
Release date: 1941-07-26
17.

49th Parallel

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

In the early days of World War II, a German U-boat is sunk in Canada's Hudson Bay. Hoping to evade capture, a small band of German soldiers led by commanding officer Lieutenant Hirth attempts to cross the border into the United States, which has not yet entered the war and is officially neutral. Along the way, the German soldiers encounter brave men such as a French-Canadian fur trapper, Johnnie, a leader of a Hutterite farming community, Peter, an author, Philip and a soldier, Andy Brock.

Starring: Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Adolf Wohlbrück, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Richard George, Niall MacGinnis, Peter Moore, John Chandos ..
Directed by: Michael Powell
Release date: 1941-11-24
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Hold Back the Dawn
18.

Hold Back the Dawn

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old partner Anita, who's done likewise. But after sweeping teacher Emmy Brown off her feet, he finds her so sweet that love and jealousy endanger his plans.

Starring: Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Victor Francen, Walter Abel, Curt Bois, Rosemary DeCamp, Eric Feldary, Nestor Paiva, Eva Puig ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1941-09-26
19.

I Wake Up Screaming

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he "discovered" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.

Starring: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Laird Cregar, William Gargan, Alan Mowbray, Allyn Joslyn, Elisha Cook Jr., Chick Chandler, Cyril Ring ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1941-10-31
20.

H.M. Pulham, Esq.

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A man who lived his life as he was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman.

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Charles Coburn, Van Heflin, Fay Holden, Bonita Granville, Douglas Wood, Charles Halton, Leif Erickson ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1941-12-04
21.

Penny Serenade

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

While listening to a recording of Penny Serenade, Julie Gardiner Adams begins reflecting on her past. She recalls her impulsive marriage to newspaper reporter Roger Adams, which begins on a deliriously happy note but turns out to be fraught with tragedy. Other songs remind her of their courtship, their marriage, their desire for a child, and the joys and sorrows they have shared. A flood of memories come back to her as she ponders on their present problems and how they arose.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan, Ann Doran, Eva Lee Kuney, Leonard Willey, Wallis Clark, Walter Soderling, Jane Biffle ..
Directed by: George Stevens
Release date: 1941-04-24
22.

They Died with Their Boots On

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and later engages in bloody battle with the Sioux nation.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin, Gene Lockhart, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Ridges, John Litel, Walter Hampden, Sydney Greenstreet ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-11-20
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : They Met in Bombay
23.

They Met in Bombay

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

A jewel thief and a con artist are rivals in the theft of a valuable gem as the Japanese army invades China.

Starring: Clark Gable, Rosalind Russell, Peter Lorre, Reginald Owen, Jessie Ralph, Matthew Boulton, Eduardo Ciannelli, Luis Alberni, Rosina Galli, Jay Novello ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1941-06-27
24.

The Shepherd of the Hills

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Young Matt Masters, an Ozark Mountains moonshiner, hates the father he has never seen, who apparently deserted Matt's mother and left her to die. His obsession contributes to the hatred rampant in the mountains. However, the arrival of a stranger, Daniel Howitt, begins to positively affect the mountain people, who learn to shed their hatred under his gentle influence

Starring: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Beulah Bondi, James Barton, Samuel S. Hinds, Marjorie Main, Ward Bond, Marc Lawrence, John Qualen ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1941-07-18
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Manpower
25.

Manpower

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall work as power company linesmen. Hank is injured in an accident and subsequently promoted to foreman of the gang. Tensions start to show in the road crew as rivalry between Hank and Johnny increases.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich, George Raft, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh, Eve Arden, Barton MacLane, Ward Bond, Walter Catlett, Joyce Compton ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-08-09
26.

Blossoms in the Dust

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. They have a son, who is killed when very young. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home for foundlings and orphans and begins to place children in good homes, despite the opposition of "conservative" citizens, who would condemn illegitimate children for being born out of wedlock. Eventually Edna leads a fight in the Texas legislature to remove the stigma of illegitimacy from birth records in that state, while continuing to be an advocate for homeless children.

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt, Fay Holden, Samuel S. Hinds, Kathleen Howard, George Lessey, William Henry, Henry O'Neill ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1941-08-15
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : The Face Behind the Mask
27.

The Face Behind the Mask

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

In this low-budget thriller, Peter Lorre plays Janos Szabo, an immigrant from Hungary who is a skilled craftsman. After he's caught in a fire, his face is horribly scarred; his terrifying appearance makes it impossible for him to get a job. With nowhere else to turn, Janos begins working for the criminal underworld. Janos begins having second thoughts about his life of crime when he falls in love.

Starring: Peter Lorre, Evelyn Keyes, Don Beddoe, George E. Stone, John Tyrrell, Cy Schindell, Stanley Brown, James Seay, Warren Ashe, Charles C. Wilson ..
Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1941-01-16
28.

Blood and Sand

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Bullfighter Juan Gallardo falls for socialite Dona Sol, turning from the faithful Carmen who nevertheless stands by her man as he continues to face real danger in the bullring.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, Alla Nazimova, Anthony Quinn, J. Carrol Naish, Lynn Bari, John Carradine, Laird Cregar, Monty Banks ..
Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Release date: 1941-05-30
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Dead Men Tell
29.

Dead Men Tell

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

When the elderly woman sponsoring a treasure hunt is murdered on board her docked ship, Charlie Chan must deal with a treasure map in four pieces, the ghost of a hanged pirate, a talking parrot, a recalcitrant sea captain and several suspicious passengers - and a second murder.

Starring: Sidney Toler, Sheila Ryan, Robert Weldon, Victor Sen Yung, Donald Douglas, Kay Aldridge, Paul McGrath, George Reeves, Truman Bradley, Ethel Griffies ..
Directed by: Harry Lachman
Release date: 1941-03-28
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Charlie Chan in Rio
30.

Charlie Chan in Rio

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A pair of murders in Rio de Janeiro leads the local police to call the famed detective. Charlie is puzzled, at first, when it appears that one of the murderers is killed by the first victim's widow.

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mary Beth Hughes, Cobina Wright, Ted North, Victor Jory, Harold Huber, Victor Sen Yung, Richard Derr, Jacqueline Dalya, Kay Linaker ..
Directed by: Harry Lachman
Release date: 1941-09-05
31.

Ziegfeld Girl

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.

Starring: Judy Garland, James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner, Jackie Cooper, Tony Martin, Ian Hunter, Charles Winninger, Edward Everett Horton, Philip Dorn ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1941-04-25
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Barnacle Bill
32.

Barnacle Bill

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Director Richard Thorpe's 1941 film stars Wallace Beery as a crusty old San Pedro fisherman, Virginia Weidler as his precocious and motherless daughter, Marjorie Main as a waterfront spinster hoping to reel in a husband, and an ever-present pelican with immaculate comic timing.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main, Virginia Weidler, Leo Carrillo, Donald Meek, Barton MacLane, Connie Gilchrist, Sara Haden, Charles Lane ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1941-04-07
33.

Blues in the Night

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A struggling band find themselves attached to a fugitive and drawn into a series of old feuds and love affairs, as they try to stay together and find musical success.

Starring: Priscilla Lane, Betty Field, Richard Whorf, Lloyd Nolan, Jack Carson, Wallace Ford, Elia Kazan, Howard Da Silva, Joyce Compton, Faith Domergue ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1941-11-15
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Swamp Water
34.

Swamp Water

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.

Starring: Walter Brennan, Walter Huston, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Virginia Gilmore, John Carradine, Mary Howard, Eugene Pallette, Ward Bond, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ..
Directed by: Jean Renoir
Release date: 1941-11-16
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Ladies in Retirement
35.

Ladies in Retirement

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

Ellen Creed is a housekeeper who looks after Leonora Fiske, a retired actress living in the English countryside. When Ellen's eccentric sisters visit their sibling at Leonora's home, tensions soon lead to murder.

Starring: Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward, Evelyn Keyes, Elsa Lanchester, Edith Barrett, Isobel Elsom, Emma Dunn, Clyde Cook, Queenie Leonard ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1941-09-09
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : One Foot in Heaven
36.

One Foot in Heaven

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Episodic look at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.

Starring: Fredric March, Martha Scott, Beulah Bondi, Gene Lockhart, Elisabeth Fraser, Harry Davenport, Laura Hope Crews, Grant Mitchell, Moroni Olsen, Frankie Thomas ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1941-11-01
37.

Out of the Fog

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A Brooklyn pier racketeer bullies boat-owners into paying protection money but two fed-up fishermen decide to eliminate the gangster themselves rather than complain to the police.

Starring: John Garfield, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell, Eddie Albert, George Tobias, John Qualen, Aline MacMahon, Jerome Cowan, Odette Myrtil, Leo Gorcey ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1941-06-14
38.

Texas

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Two Virginians are heading for a new life in Texas when they witness a stagecoach being held up. They decide to rob the robbers and make off with the loot. To escape a posse, they split up and don't see each other again for a long time. When they do meet up again, they find themselves on different sides of the law. This leads to the increasing estrangement of the two men, who once thought of themselves as brothers.

Starring: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft, Edgar Buchanan, Don Beddoe, Andrew Tombes, Addison Richards, Edmund MacDonald, Joseph Crehan ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1941-10-09
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Cottage to Let
39.

Cottage to Let

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Allied spies and Nazi Agents insinuate themselves at a Scottish cottage (converted to a wartime hospital) with interests on an inventor's nearly perfected bomb sight.

Starring: Leslie Banks, Jeanne De Casalis, Carla Lehmann, Alastair Sim, John Mills, George Cole, Michael Wilding, Frank Cellier, Muriel Aked, Wally Patch ..
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Release date: 1941-09-06
40.

Johnny Eager

3.4
7.0/10 IMDB

A charming racketeer seduces the DA's stepdaughter for revenge, then falls in love.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Van Heflin, Robert Sterling, Patricia Dane, Glenda Farrell, Henry O'Neill, Diana Lewis, Barry Nelson ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1941-12-09
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : The Shanghai Gesture
41.

The Shanghai Gesture

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A gambling queen uses blackmail to stop a British financier from closing her Chinese clip joint.

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature, Ona Munson, Phyllis Brooks, Albert Bassermann, Maria Ouspenskaya, Eric Blore, Ivan Lebedeff, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1941-12-25
42.

Men of Boys Town

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Father Flanagan raises funds, helps a disabled boy, and saves an older boy from reform school.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Bobs Watson, Larry Nunn, Darryl Hickman, Henry O'Neill, Mary Nash, Lee J. Cobb, Sidney Miller, Addison Richards ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1941-04-11
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Tobacco Road
43.

Tobacco Road

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of sharecroppers live in rural Georgia where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a bank's plans to take over the land for more profitable farming.

Starring: Charley Grapewin, Marjorie Rambeau, Gene Tierney, William Tracy, Elizabeth Patterson, Dana Andrews, Slim Summerville, Ward Bond, Grant Mitchell, Zeffie Tilbury ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1941-02-20
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Honky Tonk
44.

Honky Tonk

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Fast-talking con-man and grifter Candy Johnson rises to be the corrupt boss of Yellow Creek, but his wife's alcoholic father tries to set things right.

Starring: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Frank Morgan, Claire Trevor, Marjorie Main, Albert Dekker, Henry O'Neill, Chill Wills, Veda Ann Borg, Douglas Wood ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1941-10-01
45.

Dive Bomber

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

A military surgeon teams with a ranking navy flyer to develop a high-altitude suit which will protect pilots from blacking out when they go into a steep dive.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy, Alexis Smith, Robert Armstrong, Regis Toomey, Allen Jenkins, Craig Stevens, Herbert Anderson, Moroni Olsen ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1941-08-31
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : The Gay Falcon
46.

The Gay Falcon

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Having forsaken the detective business for the safer confines of personal insurance, Gay Laurence is compelled to return to his sleuthing ways. Along with sidekick Jonathan "Goldie" Locke, he agrees to look into a series of home party robberies that have victimized socialite Maxine Wood. The duo gets more than they bargained for when a murder is committed at Wood's home, but Lawrence still finds time to romance the damsel.

Starring: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Allen Jenkins, Nina Vale, Gladys Cooper, Edward Brophy, Arthur Shields, Damian O'Flynn, Turhan Bey, Eddie Dunn ..
Directed by: Irving Reis
Release date: 1941-10-24
Best Drama Movies of 1941 : Dressed to Kill
47.

Dressed to Kill

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A detective's wedding is postponed when gunshots are heard nearby.

Starring: Lloyd Nolan, Mary Beth Hughes, Sheila Ryan, William Demarest, Ben Carter, Virginia Brissac, Mantan Moreland, Henry Daniell, Charles Arnt, Charles Trowbridge ..
Directed by: Eugene Forde
Release date: 1941-08-08
48.

When Ladies Meet

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy is determined to break them up; he introduces Mary to the publisher's wife without telling Mary who she is.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Greer Garson, Herbert Marshall, Spring Byington, Rafael Alcayde, Mona Barrie, Max Willenz, Florence Shirley, Leslie Francis ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1941-08-29
49.

A Yank in the R.A.F.

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

An American pilot impulsively joins His Majesty's Royal Air Force in Britain in an attempt to impress his ex-girlfriend.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Betty Grable, John Sutton, Reginald Gardiner, Donald Stuart, Ralph Byrd, Richard Fraser, Denis Greene, Bruce Lester, Lester Matthews ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1941-09-26
50.

The Wagons Roll at Night

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

An escaped circus lion provides the impetus for the meeting of carnival owner Nick Coster and Matt Varney, a small-town man who suddenly becomes a lion tamer when he manages to subdue the big cat. While acclimating to carnival life, Matt begins a romance with Nick's sister, Mary, causing tension between Matt and Nick. The latter must also juggle his stormy relationship with glamorous circus star Flo Lorraine.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Eddie Albert, Sig Ruman, Cliff Clark, Charley Foy, Frank Wilcox, Joan Leslie, John Ridgely, Clara Blandick ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1941-04-25

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