Best Movies of 1946

1.

It's a Wonderful Life

6.9
8.6/10 IMDB

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Thomas Mitchell, Beulah Bondi, Ward Bond, Frank Faylen, Gloria Grahame, Frank Albertson ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1946-12-20
2.

Notorious

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian, a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with Alicia, the stakes get higher, and Devlin must watch her slip further undercover.

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Leopoldine Konstantin, Reinhold Schünzel, Ivan Triesault, Alex Minotis, Eberhard Krumschmidt, Fred Nurney ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1946-08-21
3.

The Best Years of Our Lives

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare.

Starring: Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Harold Russell, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, Cathy O'Donnell, Hoagy Carmichael, Gladys George, Roman Bohnen ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1946-12-25
4.

The Big Sleep

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone, Peggy Knudsen, Regis Toomey, Charles Waldron, Charles D. Brown, Bob Steele ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1946-08-23
5.

A Matter of Life and Death

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world realise their mistake, and dispatch an angel to collect him.

Starring: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough, Robert Coote, Bonar Colleano, Joan Maude, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Robert Atkins ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1946-12-15
6.

Gilda

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

A gambler discovers an old flame while in Argentina, but she's married to his new boss.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready, Joseph Calleia, Steven Geray, Joe Sawyer, Gerald Mohr, Mark Roberts, Ludwig Donath, Donald Douglas ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1946-04-25
7.

The Killers

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life insurance policy, an investigator, on a hunch, decides to look into the murder. As the Swede's past is laid bare, it comes to light that he was in love with a beautiful woman who may have lured him into pulling off a bank robbery overseen by another man.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker, Sam Levene, Vince Barnett, Virginia Christine, Jack Lambert, Charles D. Brown, Donald MacBride ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1946-08-28
8.

My Darling Clementine

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and James dead. Wyatt takes on the job of town marshal, making his brothers deputies, and vows to stay in Tombstone until James' killers are found. He soon runs into the brooding, coughing, hard-drinking Doc Holliday as well as the sullen and vicious Clanton clan. Wyatt discovers the owner of a trinket stolen from James' dead body and the stage is set for the Earps' long-awaited revenge.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs, Walter Brennan, Tim Holt, Ward Bond, Alan Mowbray, John Ireland, Roy Roberts ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1946-10-17
9.

Great Expectations

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

Starring: John Mills, Tony Wager, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Finlay Currie, Martita Hunt, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1946-12-26
10.

The Postman Always Rings Twice

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband.

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed, Jeff York, Morris Ankrum, Betty Blythe ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1946-05-02
11.

The Stranger

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles, Philip Merivale, Richard Long, Konstantin Shayne, Byron Keith, Billy House, Martha Wentworth, Erskine Sanford ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1946-07-02
12.

Song of the South

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Br'er Rabbit to help little Johnny deal with his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation.

Starring: Ruth Warrick, Bobby Driscoll, James Baskett, Luana Patten, Lucile Watson, Hattie McDaniel, Erik Rolf, Glenn Leedy, Mary Field, Anita Brown ..
Directed by: Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson
Release date: 1946-11-12
13.

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

4.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Three childhood friends, Martha, Walter and Sam, share a terrible secret. Over time, the ambitious Martha and the pusillanimous Walter have married. She is a cold businesswoman; he is the district attorney: a perfect combination to dominate the corrupt city of Iverstown at will. But the unexpected return of Sam, after years of absence, deeply disturbs the life of the odd couple.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas, Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman, Janis Wilson, Ann Doran, Frank Orth ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1946-08-19
14.

The Spiral Staircase

4.6
7.3/10 IMDB

On a stormy night, the mute servant to an ailing matriarch is stalked by a serial killer.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith, Rhonda Fleming, Gordon Oliver, Elsa Lanchester, Sara Allgood, Rhys Williams, James Bell ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1946-02-06
15.

The Blue Dahlia

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Soon after a veteran's return from war his cheating wife is found dead. He evades police in an attempt to find the real murderer.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling, Tom Powers, Hugh Beaumont, Howard Freeman, Don Costello, Will Wright ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1946-04-16
16.

Duel in the Sun

4.3
6.8/10 IMDB

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore, Herbert Marshall, Lillian Gish, Walter Huston, Charles Bickford, Harry Carey, Joan Tetzel ..
Directed by: King Vidor, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg, William Cameron Menzies, Sidney Franklin, William Dieterle, Otto Brower
Release date: 1946-12-31
Best Movies of 1946 : Trap Happy
17.

Trap Happy

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Tom calls the exterminators, but they send a cat, who despite his various tools, doesn't fare much better than Tom usually does.

Starring: William Hanna ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1946-06-29
Best Movies of 1946 : Solid Serenade
18.

Solid Serenade

4.0
8.1/10 IMDB

Tom ties up Spike and sneaks into the courtyard of the glamorous Toodles Galore with his bass, hoping to woo her with his song, much to the annoyance of a sleeping Jerry.

Starring: Ira "Buck" Woods, William Hanna, Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1946-08-31
Best Movies of 1946 : Hair-Raising Hare
19.

Hair-Raising Hare

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

A sneaker-wearing, hairy monster chases Bugs through a castle belonging to an evil scientist.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1946-05-25
Best Movies of 1946 : Rhapsody Rabbit
20.

Rhapsody Rabbit

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

When Bugs attempts to perform Liszt's Second Hungarian Rhapsody, he is troubled by a mouse.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1946-11-09
Best Movies of 1946 : The Milky Waif
21.

The Milky Waif

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Jerry is awakened from a nightmare by a knock on the door: someone has left a foundling in a walnut shell with a note, giving his name as Nibbles and saying he needs lots of milk. Fortunately, there's a dish handy, but it's next to Tom. Nibbles scurries out and dives off Tom's nose, then grabs a whisker for balance, waking Tom up. Jerry grabs him just in time and they hide under the milk. Tom laps up some milk and gets Nibbles; Jerry rescues him, and they run for the hole. Next, they try a very long straw; Tom catches them and sucks Nibbles through the straw. Much chasing follows, with a pause now and then for some milk. Tom traps Jerry in a milk bottle and chases Nibbles a while; he finally corners Nibbles and spanks him with a flyswatter. Jerry is so enraged he burst out of the milk bottle and lets out a ferocious roar; he grabs Tom by the tail and thoroughly pummels him, then stands over him as Tom feeds Nibbles milk.

Starring: Lillian Randolph ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1946-05-18
Best Movies of 1946 : The Great Piggy Bank Robbery
22.

The Great Piggy Bank Robbery

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

While reading his favorite comic book, Daffy accidentally knocks himself unconscious and dreams he's Duck Twacy, famous detective, trying to solve the case of the missing piggy banks. Taking a streetcar (conducted by Porky Pig, in a non-speaking cameo role) to the gangsters' hideout, he meets up with such grotesque criminals as Pickle Puss, Eighty-Eight Teeth and Neon Noodle.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1946-07-20
Best Movies of 1946 : Let There Be Light
23.

Let There Be Light

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

The final entry in a trilogy of films produced for the U.S. government by John Huston. Some returning combat veterans suffer scars that are more psychological than physical. This film follows patients and staff during their treatment. It deals with what would now be called PTSD, but at the time was categorised as psychoneurosis or shell-shock. Government officials deemed this 1946 film counterproductive to postwar efforts; it was not shown publicly until 1981.

Starring: Walter Huston ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1946-12-16
Best Movies of 1946 : Baseball Bugs
24.

Baseball Bugs

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

A baseball game is going on in New York City, at the Polo Grounds (although the rooftop facade is more suggestive of Yankee Stadium), between the visiting "Gas-House Gorillas" and the home team, the "Tea Totallers". The game is not going well for the Tea Totallers, as the Gorillas, a bunch of oversized, roughneck players, are not only dominating the Tea Totallers, made up of old men, but intimidating the umpire by knocking him into the ground like a tent peg after an unpopular judgment. The Gorillas' home runs go screaming out of the ballpark (literally) and the batters form a conga line, with each hitter knocking a ball out.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Frank Graham, Tedd Pierce, The Sportsmen Quartet ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1946-02-02
Best Movies of 1946 : Springtime for Thomas
25.

Springtime for Thomas

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

It's spring, and Tom is much more interested in the female cat next door than in Jerry.

Starring: Frank Graham ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1946-03-30
Best Movies of 1946 : Peter and the Wolf
26.

Peter and the Wolf

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Disney's animated adaptation of Prokofiev's masterpiece, in which every character is represented musically by a different instrument. Young Peter decides to go hunting for the wolf that's been prowling around the village. Along the way, he is joined by his friends the bird, the duck and the cat. All the fun comes to end, however, when the wolf makes an appearance. Will Peter and his friends live to tell of their adventures?

Starring: Sterling Holloway ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi
Release date: 1946-08-15
27.

Cluny Brown

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work as a servant at an English country estate.

Starring: Charles Boyer, Jennifer Jones, Peter Lawford, Helen Walker, Reginald Gardiner, Reginald Owen, C. Aubrey Smith, Margaret Bannerman, Sara Allgood, Ernest Cossart ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1946-05-01
28.

The Time of Their Lives

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Two ghosts who were mistakenly branded as traitors during the Revolutionary War return to 20th century New England to retieve a letter from George Washington which would prove their innocence.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes, John Shelton, Gale Sondergaard, Lynn Baggett, Jess Barker, Ann Gillis, Donald MacBride ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1946-08-13
Best Movies of 1946 : Northwest Hounded Police
29.

Northwest Hounded Police

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

The wolf escapes from Alka-Fizz prison, but the persistent Sergeant McPoodle (Droopy) of the Canadian Mounties follows his trail wherever he goes.

Starring: Frank Graham, Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1946-08-03
Best Movies of 1946 : The Big Snooze
30.

The Big Snooze

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Elmer Fudd walks out of a typical Bugs cartoon, so Bugs gets back at him by disturbing Elmer's sleep using "nightmare paint."

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1946-10-05
31.

Dragonwyck

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

For Miranda Wells, moving to New York to live in Dragonwyck Manor with her rich cousin, Nicholas, seems like a dream. However, the situation gradually becomes nightmarish. She observes Nicholas' troubled relationship with his tenant farmers, as well as with his daughter, to whom Miranda serves as governess. Her relationship with Nicholas intensifies after his wife dies, but his mental imbalance threatens any hope of happiness.

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price, Glenn Langan, Anne Revere, Spring Byington, Connie Marshall, Harry Morgan, Vivienne Osborne, Jessica Tandy ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1946-04-10
Best Movies of 1946 : To Each His Own
32.

To Each His Own

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

During World War I, small-town girl Josephine Norris has an illegitimate son by an itinerant pilot. After a scheme to adopt him ends up giving him to another family, she devotes her life to loving him from afar.

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Mary Anderson, Roland Culver, Phillip Terry, Bill Goodwin, Virginia Welles, Victoria Horne, John Lund, Griff Barnett, Billy Ward ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1946-03-12
Best Movies of 1946 : Green for Danger
33.

Green for Danger

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

In the midst of Nazi air raids, a postman dies on the operating table at a rural hospital. But was the death accidental?

Starring: Leo Genn, Alastair Sim, Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John, Judy Campbell, Megs Jenkins, Ronald Adam, George Woodbridge, John Rae ..
Directed by: Sidney Gilliat
Release date: 1946-12-07
34.

The Razor's Edge

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, Herbert Marshall, Lucile Watson, Frank Latimore, Elsa Lanchester, Fritz Kortner ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1946-11-19
35.

Tomorrow Is Forever

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In 1918, Elizabeth MacDonald learns that her husband, John Andrew, has been killed in the war. Elizabeth bears John's son and eventually marries her kindly boss. Unknown to her, John has survived but is horribly disfigured and remains in Europe. Years later, on the eve of World War II, Elizabeth refuses to agree to her son's request to enlist and is stunned when an eerily familiar stranger named Kessler arrives from abroad and becomes involved.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Richard Long, Natalie Wood, John Wengraf, Sonny Howe, Ian Wolfe, Joyce Mackenzie ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1946-02-20
36.

My Reputation

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Scotty Beckett, Bobby Cooper, Esther Dale, Eve Arden, John Ridgely, Warner Anderson, Jerome Cowan ..
Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt
Release date: 1946-01-25
37.

Make Mine Music

3.7
6.2/10 IMDB

In the tradition of Fantasia, Make Mine Music is a glorious collection of nine musically charged animated shorts featuring such fun-filled favorites as "Peter And The Wolf", narrated by the beloved voice behind Winnie The Pooh. In addition, you'll enjoy such classic cartoon hits as "Casey At The Bat," "The Whale Who Wanted To Sing At The Met" and "Johnnie Fedora And Alice Bluebonnet."

Starring: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman, Jerry Colonna, Andy Russell, Sterling Holloway, Tatiana Riabouchinska, David Lichine, The Pied Pipers, The King's Men ..
Directed by: Robert Cormack, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador
Release date: 1946-06-30
Best Movies of 1946 : The Dark Mirror
38.

The Dark Mirror

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A sister and her disturbed twin are implicated in a murder and a police detective must figure out which one's the killer.

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell, Richard Long, Charles Evans, Garry Owen, Lela Bliss, Lester Allen, Bess Flowers, Ida Moore ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1946-10-17
Best Movies of 1946 : The Jolson Story
39.

The Jolson Story

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

The Jolson Story is a 1946 musical biography which purports to tell the life story of singer Al Jolson. It stars Larry Parks as Jolson, Evelyn Keyes as "Julie Benson" (approximating Jolson's wife, Ruby Keeler), William Demarest as his manager, Ludwig Donath and Tamara Shayne as his parents, and Scotty Beckett as the young Jolson.

Starring: Larry Parks, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest, Bill Goodwin, Ludwig Donath, Tamara Shayne, John Alexander, Ernest Cossart, Lilian Bond, Frank Baker ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1946-10-10
Best Movies of 1946 : The Verdict
40.

The Verdict

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

After an innocent man is executed in a case he was responsible for, a Scotland Yard superintendent finds himself investigating the murder of his key witness.

Starring: Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Joan Lorring, George Coulouris, Rosalind Ivan, Paul Cavanagh, Arthur Shields, Morton Lowry, Holmes Herbert, Art Foster ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1946-11-23
Best Movies of 1946 : Book Revue
41.

Book Revue

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A secluded bookstore comes to life in madcap, pop culture reference-heavy fashion.

Starring: Bea Benaderet, Sara Berner, Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1946-01-05
42.

The Yearling

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Jody convinces his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves?

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman Jr., Chill Wills, Clem Bevans, Margaret Wycherly, Henry Travers, Forrest Tucker, Donn Gift, June Lockhart ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1946-12-18
43.

A Night in Casablanca

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

The Marx Brothers are employed at a hotel in postwar Casablanca, where a ring of Nazis is trying to recover a cache of stolen treasure.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Charles Drake, Lois Collier, Sig Ruman, Lisette Verea, Lewis L. Russell, Dan Seymour, Frederick Giermann ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1946-05-10
44.

The Dark Corner

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Ex-con turned private investigator Bradford Galt suspects someone is following him and maybe even trying to kill him. With the assistance of his spunky secretary, Kathleen Stewart, he dives deep into a mystery in search of answers.

Starring: Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens, Kurt Kreuger, Cathy Downs, Reed Hadley, Constance Collier, Eddie Heywood, Ellen Corby ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1946-04-09
45.

The Harvey Girls

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

On a train trip West to become a mail-order bride, Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle-stop.

Starring: Judy Garland, John Hodiak, Ray Bolger, Angela Lansbury, Preston Foster, Virginia O'Brien, Kenny Baker, Marjorie Main, Selena Royle, Cyd Charisse ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1946-01-18
Best Movies of 1946 : Sister Kenny
46.

Sister Kenny

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Alexander Knox, Dean Jagger, Philip Merivale, Beulah Bondi, Ellen Corby, Charles Dingle, John Litel, Doreen McCann, Fay Helm ..
Directed by: Dudley Nichols
Release date: 1946-10-10
47.

The Captive Heart

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

A series of stories about the lives and loves of nine men in a Prisoner of War Camp over five years. Location shooting in the British occupied part of Germany adds believability. The main story is of Hasek (Redgrave) a Czech soldier who needs to keep his identity a secret from the Nazis, to do this he poses as a dead English Officer and corresponds with the man's wife. Upon liberation they meet and decide to continue their lives together. The other inmates' stories are revealed episodically.

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Rachel Kempson, Frederick Leister, Mervyn Johns, Rachel Thomas, Jack Warner, Gladys Henson, James Harcourt, Gordon Jackson, Elliott Mason ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1946-04-29
48.

Deception

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

After marrying her long lost love, a pianist finds the relationship threatened by a wealthy composer who is besotted with her.

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, John Abbott, Benson Fong, Russell Arms, Patricia Barry, Gino Corrado, Richard Erdman, Franklyn Farnum ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1946-10-26
49.

A Stolen Life

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

A twin takes her deceased sister's place as wife of the man they both love.

Starring: Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Dane Clark, Walter Brennan, Charles Ruggles, Bruce Bennett, Peggy Knudsen, Esther Dale, Clara Blandick, Joan Winfield ..
Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt
Release date: 1946-05-01
50.

Somewhere in the Night

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

George Taylor returns from WWII with amnesia. Back home in Los Angeles, he tries to track down his old identity, stumbling into a 3-year old murder case and a hunt for a missing $2 million.

Starring: John Hodiak, Nancy Guild, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte, Josephine Hutchinson, Fritz Kortner, Margo Woode, Sheldon Leonard, Lou Nova, Whit Bissell ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1946-06-12

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