Best Movies of 1947

1.

Monsieur Verdoux

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis, Audrey Betz, Martha Raye, Ada May, Isobel Elsom, Marjorie Bennett, Helene Heigh ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1947-09-26
2.

Out of the Past

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Jeff Bailey seems to be a mundane gas station owner in remote Bridgeport, CA. He is dating local girl Ann Miller and lives a quiet life. But Jeff has a secret past, and when a mysterious stranger arrives in town, Jeff is forced to return to the dark world he had tried to escape.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb, Steve Brodie, Virginia Huston, Paul Valentine, Dickie Moore, Ken Niles ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1947-11-25
3.

Miracle on 34th Street

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others question his sanity.

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Porter Hall, Philip Tonge, Alvin Greenman, Harry Antrim, James Seay, Gene Lockhart ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1947-06-11
4.

Black Narcissus

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

A group of Anglican nuns, led by Sister Clodagh, are sent to a mountain in the Himalayas. The climate in the region is hostile and the nuns are housed in an odd old palace. They work to establish a school and a hospital, but slowly their focus shifts. Sister Ruth falls for a government worker, Mr. Dean, and begins to question her vow of celibacy. As Sister Ruth obsesses over Mr. Dean, Sister Clodagh becomes immersed in her own memories of love.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Kathleen Byron, Sabu, Jean Simmons, Jenny Laird, Judith Furse, Esmond Knight, May Hallatt ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1947-05-26
5.

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. On her very first night she meets the ghost of the crusty former owner, Captain Gregg—and refuses to be scared off. They eventually become friends and allies, after Lucy gets used to the idea of a man's ghost haunting her bedroom.

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best, Vanessa Brown, Anna Lee, Robert Coote, Natalie Wood, Isobel Elsom, Victoria Horne ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1947-05-25
6.

The Lady from Shanghai

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Ted de Corsia, Erskine Sanford, Gus Schilling, Lou Merrill, Carl Frank, Evelyn Ellis ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1947-12-24
7.

Dark Passage

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead, Tom D'Andrea, Clifton Young, Douglas Kennedy, Rory Mallinson, Houseley Stevenson, Mary Field ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1947-09-05
8.

Nightmare Alley

5.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Stanton Carlisle joins a seedy carnival, working with "Mademoiselle Zeena" and her alcoholic husband, Pete.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker, Taylor Holmes, Mike Mazurki, Ian Keith, Roy Roberts, Henry Hall, Florence Auer ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1947-10-09
9.

The Bishop's Wife

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.

Starring: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, James Gleason, Gladys Cooper, Elsa Lanchester, Sara Haden, Karolyn Grimes, Tito Vuolo ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1947-12-25
10.

Gentleman's Agreement

5.3
7.2/10 IMDB

A magazine writer poses as a Jew to expose anti-Semitism.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm, Anne Revere, June Havoc, Albert Dekker, Jane Wyatt, Dean Stockwell, Nicholas Joy ..
Directed by: Elia Kazan
Release date: 1947-11-11
Best Movies of 1947 : The Cat Concerto
11.

The Cat Concerto

4.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Tom enters from stage left in white tie and tails, sits at the piano, gets his focus as the orchestra in the pit beneath him warms up, and begins to play Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody." Unbeknownst to Tom and the audience, Jerry is asleep across several of the high-note keys inside the instrument, so Tom's playing eventually wakes him. Jerry is pummeled by hammers, bounced by wires, and squeezed by Tom as the cat tries to play the concerto while dispensing with Jerry. Jerry's defensive antics add to the brio of the program and answer Tom with Jerry's own skillful musical attack. By the concerto's end, the duet leaves only one animal standing for the audience's applause.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1947-04-25
12.

The Paradine Case

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

The beautiful Mrs. Paradine is accused of poisoning her older, blind husband. She hires married Anthony Keane as her lawyer and when he begins to fall in love with her, she encourages him.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn, Ethel Barrymore, Louis Jourdan, Alida Valli, Leo G. Carroll, Joan Tetzel, Isobel Elsom ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1947-12-31
13.

Odd Man Out

4.7
7.7/10 IMDB

Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman wounded in a daring robbery.

Starring: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick, Kathleen Ryan, William Hartnell, Fay Compton, W.G. Fay, Denis O'Dea, Maureen Delaney ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1947-01-30
14.

Brute Force

4.6
7.6/10 IMDB

Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains?

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo, Ann Blyth, Ella Raines, Anita Colby, Sam Levene, Jeff Corey, John Hoyt ..
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Release date: 1947-07-10
15.

Kiss of Death

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.

Starring: Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark, Taylor Holmes, Karl Malden, Anthony Ross, Harry Bellaver, Dort Clark, Mildred Dunnock ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1947-08-27
Best Movies of 1947 : Mickey and the Beanstalk
16.

Mickey and the Beanstalk

4.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A mysterious thief has stolen the prosperous Happy Valley's most prized possession: the musical Singing Harp. Can Mickey, Donald, and Goofy find the answer in the irritable Willie the Giant's magnificent castle up in the blue sky?

Starring: Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig, Sterling Holloway, Billy Gilbert, Anita Gordon, Paul Frees ..
Directed by: Hamilton Luske, William Roberts
Release date: 1947-09-27
17.

Fun and Fancy Free

3.9
6.4/10 IMDB

Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: “Bongo,” about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and “Mickey and the Beanstalk,” a take on the famous fairy tale.

Starring: Edgar Bergen, Dinah Shore, Mortimer Snerd, Luana Patten, Walt Disney, Anita Gordon, Cliff Edwards, Cliff Edwards, Clarence Nash, The King's Men ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, William Roberts, William Morgan
Release date: 1947-09-27
Best Movies of 1947 : Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse
18.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Tom, sick of Jerry stealing the milk out of his bowl, poisons it. Instead of killing the mouse, the potion transforms him into a muscular beast.

Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1947-06-14
Best Movies of 1947 : It Happened on Fifth Avenue
19.

It Happened on Fifth Avenue

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A New Yorker hobo moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

Starring: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles, Victor Moore, Gale Storm, Grant Mitchell, Edward Brophy, Alan Hale Jr., Dorothea Kent, Edward Ryan ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1947-04-17
Best Movies of 1947 : Cat Fishin'
20.

Cat Fishin'

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Spike is guarding a private fishing hole - in his sleep. Tom sneaks in to do some fishing - with Jerry as bait. But one particularly vicious fish turns out to be more than Tom or Jerry bargained for, particularly when he wakes up Spike.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1947-02-22
Best Movies of 1947 : The Invisible Mouse
21.

The Invisible Mouse

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Tom chases Jerry into a bottle of invisible ink, and Jerry then proceeds to have fun torturing Tom.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1947-09-27
Best Movies of 1947 : Salt Water Tabby
22.

Salt Water Tabby

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Tom's day at the beach doesn't start out well. First he gets his swimsuit caught in the door of the beach house, and doesn't realize it until his intended dive in the ocean sends him snapping back and crashing through the door. He runs out and tries again. This time he is so determined to jump in the water that when he does so, he doesn't notice the tide is out and that he is swimming in the sand, which is filled with broken bottles, tin cans and other debris. Later, he tries to win over a beautiful girl on the beach, but, being the boor he is, he annoys her by drinking her soda pop, eating her hot dog and munching loudly as he lays his head in her lap. Suddenly, a tomato flies through the air and lands on his head. So does a banana peel. Tom looks for the culprit and finds him in the girl's picnic basket. Jerry is inside, eating what he wants and tossing out the rest...

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1947-07-12
Best Movies of 1947 : A Mouse in the House
23.

A Mouse in the House

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Mammy Two-Shoes tells Tom and Butch that the cat who gets rid of the icebox-raiding, breadbox-invading mouse (Jerry) is the one who can stay.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Thea Vidale ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1947-08-30
Best Movies of 1947 : Part Time Pal
24.

Part Time Pal

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Tom is given the task of guarding the fridge during the night by Mammy-Two-Shoes, but as soon as he has started he is tricked by Jerry into falling into the basement, where he lands in a barrel of cider. Now drunk, Tom staggers around in the house getting up to no good with Jerry, clearing out the fridge, making a mess, waking Mammy-Two-Shoes. You can tell this will only end in severe punishment, but Tom simply casts caution to the wind and gets even more drunk by downing a bottle of rum he finds in the bathroom. Obviously, everyone has a bottle of rum in their bathroom.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Harry Lang ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1947-03-15
25.

Ride the Pink Horse

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A con man tries to blackmail a Mexican gangster.

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Wanda Hendrix, Andrea King, Thomas Gomez, Fred Clark, Art Smith, Richard Gaines, Rita Conde, Iris Flores, Tito Renaldo ..
Directed by: Robert Montgomery
Release date: 1947-10-08
26.

Crossfire

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?

Starring: Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Paul Kelly, Sam Levene, Jacqueline White, Steve Brodie, George Cooper, Richard Benedict ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1947-08-15
Best Movies of 1947 : Slick Hare
27.

Slick Hare

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Humphrey Bogart visits the Mocrumbo Restaurant. He orders fried rabbit and Elmer Fudd has twenty minutes to serve it.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Dave Barry ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1947-11-01
Best Movies of 1947 : Body and Soul
28.

Body and Soul

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Charley Davis, against the wishes of his mother, becomes a boxer. As he becomes more successful the fighter becomes surrounded by shady characters, including an unethical promoter named Roberts, who tempt the man with a number of vices. Charley finds himself faced with increasingly difficult choices.

Starring: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere, William Conrad, Joseph Pevney, Lloyd Gough, Canada Lee, Art Smith, James Burke ..
Directed by: Robert Rossen
Release date: 1947-11-11
29.

Humoresque

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A classical musician from a working class background is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.

Starring: Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Oscar Levant, J. Carrol Naish, Joan Chandler, Tom D'Andrea, Peggy Knudsen, Ruth Nelson, Craig Stevens, Paul Cavanagh ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1947-01-25
Best Movies of 1947 : King-Size Canary
30.

King-Size Canary

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

A hungry cat has the idea of giving "Jumbo Gro" fertilizer to a scrawny canary to make him a bigger meal, which leads to a race between the cat, the canary, a dog, and a mouse to see who can grow the biggest.

Starring: Pinto Colvig, Frank Graham, Sara Berner ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1947-12-06
Best Movies of 1947 : Rabbit Transit
31.

Rabbit Transit

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

This time Bugs' race with Cecil Turtle features a rocket-powered tortoise shell.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jack Mercer, Purv Pullen ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1947-05-10
32.

Song of the Thin Man

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn, Dean Stockwell, Phillip Reed, Patricia Morison, Leon Ames, Gloria Grahame, Jayne Meadows, Ralph Morgan ..
Directed by: Edward Buzzell
Release date: 1947-08-28
Best Movies of 1947 : The Farmer's Daughter
33.

The Farmer's Daughter

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

After leaving her family's farm to study nursing in the city, a young woman finds herself on an unexpected path towards politics.

Starring: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Charles Bickford, Rose Hobart, Rhys Williams, Harry Davenport, Tom Powers, William Harrigan, Lex Barker ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1947-01-01
34.

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Teenager Susan Turner, with a severe crush on playboy artist Richard Nugent, sneaks into his apartment to model for him and is found there by her sister Judge Margaret Turner. Threatened with jail, Nugent agrees to date Susan until the crush abates.

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee, Ray Collins, Harry Davenport, Johnny Sands, Don Beddoe, Lillian Randolph, Veda Ann Borg ..
Directed by: Irving Reis
Release date: 1947-09-01
35.

Boomerang!

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

In a quiet Connecticut town, a kindly priest is murdered while waiting at a street corner. The citizens are horrified and demand action from the police. All of the witnesses identify John Waldron, a nervous out-of-towner, as the killer. Although Waldron vehemently denies the crime, no one will believe him. District Attorney Henry Harvey is then put on the case and faces political opposition in his attempt to prove Waldron's innocence. Based on a true story.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams, Arthur Kennedy, Sam Levene, Taylor Holmes, Robert Keith, Ed Begley, Philip Coolidge ..
Directed by: Elia Kazan
Release date: 1947-02-28
36.

Possessed

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks, Stanley Ridges, John Ridgely, Moroni Olsen, Erskine Sanford, Peter Miles, Jakob Gimpel ..
Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt
Release date: 1947-05-29
37.

The Egg and I

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

World War II veteran Bob MacDonald surprises his new wife, Betty, by quitting his city job and moving them to a dilapidated farm in the country. While Betty gamely struggles with managing the crumbling house and holding off nosy neighbors and a recalcitrant pig, Bob makes plans for crops and livestock. The couple's bliss is shaken by a visit from a beautiful farm owner, who seems to want more from Bob than just managing her property.

Starring: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Billy House, Ida Moore, Donald MacBride, Esther Dale, Louise Allbritton ..
Directed by: Chester Erskine
Release date: 1947-05-01
Best Movies of 1947 : Chip an' Dale
38.

Chip an' Dale

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Donald needs a log for his fire. Unfortunately, the one he picks is occupied by a couple of chipmunks and their stash of acorns. When he cuts it down, Chip and Dale fall out, but their acorns stay behind, so they work at putting out Donald's fire and retrieving their stash. Donald, of course, takes this as calmly and cheerfully as you would expect.

Starring: Clarence Nash, Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1947-11-28
39.

Captain from Castile

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Spain, 1518: young caballero Pedro De Vargas offends his sadistic neighbor De Silva, who just happens to be an officer of the Inquisition. Forced to flee, Pedro, friend Juan Garcia, and adoring servant girl Catana join Cortez' first expedition to Mexico. Arriving in the rich new land, Cortez decides to switch from exploration to conquest...with only 500 men. Embroiled in continuous adventures and a romantic interlude, Pedro almost forgets he has a deadly enemy...

Starring: Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, Lee J. Cobb, Antonio Moreno, Thomas Gomez, John Sutton, Alan Mowbray, Barbara Lawrence, George Zucco ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1947-12-25
Best Movies of 1947 : Buck Privates Come Home
40.

Buck Privates Come Home

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Shawlee, Nat Pendleton, Beverly Simmons, Don Porter, Donald MacBride, Don Beddoe, Charles Trowbridge ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1947-04-04
Best Movies of 1947 : Born to Kill
41.

Born to Kill

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Helen Brent has just received a Reno divorce. That night, she discovers her neighbor Laury Palmer and a gentleman caller murdered in Palmer's home. The killer is her neighbor's other boyfriend Sam Wilde, an insanely jealous man who won't abide anyone "cutting in" on him.

Starring: Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak, Phillip Terry, Audrey Long, Elisha Cook Jr., Isabel Jewell, Esther Howard, Kathryn Card, Tony Barrett ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1947-04-30
Best Movies of 1947 : Tweetie Pie
42.

Tweetie Pie

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow, warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas's mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn't give up.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1947-05-02
43.

Cynthia

3.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Sheltered by her conservative parents, a small-town teenager finally goes out on a date.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, George Murphy, S.Z. Sakall, Mary Astor, Gene Lockhart, Spring Byington, Jimmy Lydon, Scotty Beckett, Carol Brannon, Anna Q. Nilsson ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1947-08-29
Best Movies of 1947 : Pursued
44.

Pursued

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.

Starring: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson, Dean Jagger, Alan Hale, John Rodney, Harry Carey, Jr., Clifton Young, Ernest Severn, Charles Bates ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1947-03-02
45.

The Unsuspected

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

The secretary of an affably suave radio mystery host mysteriously commits suicide after his wealthy young niece disappears.

Starring: Joan Caulfield, Claude Rains, Audrey Totter, Constance Bennett, Hurd Hatfield, Ted North, Fred Clark, Harry Lewis, Jack Lambert, Ray Walker ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1947-10-11
46.

They Won't Believe Me

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

On trial for murdering his girlfriend, philandering stockbroker Larry Ballentine takes the stand to claim his innocence and describe the actual, but improbable sounding, sequence of events that led to her death.

Starring: Susan Hayward, Robert Young, Jane Greer, Rita Johnson, Tom Powers, George Tyne, Don Beddoe, Frank Ferguson, Harry Harvey, Byron Foulger ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1947-07-16
Best Movies of 1947 : They Made Me a Fugitive
47.

They Made Me a Fugitive

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

After being framed for a policeman's murder, a criminal escapes prison and sets out for revenge.

Starring: Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Griffith Jones, René Ray, Mary Merrall, Charles Farrell, Michael Brennan, Jack McNaughton, Cyril Smith, John Penrose ..
Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti
Release date: 1947-06-24
48.

Life with Father

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.

Starring: William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn, Zasu Pitts, Jimmy Lydon, Emma Dunn, Moroni Olsen, Elisabeth Risdon, Derek Scott ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1947-09-13
49.

T-Men

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Two U.S. Treasury ("T-men") agents go undercover in Detroit, and then Los Angeles, in an attempt to break a U.S. currency counterfeiting ring.

Starring: Dennis O'Keefe, Mary Meade, Alfred Ryder, Wallace Ford, June Lockhart, Charles McGraw, Jane Randolph, Art Smith, Herbert Heyes, Jack Overman ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1947-12-15
Best Movies of 1947 : The Lost Moment
50.

The Lost Moment

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.

Starring: Robert Cummings, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead, Joan Lorring, Eduardo Ciannelli, John Archer, Frank Puglia, Minerva Urecal, William Edmunds ..
Directed by: Martin Gabel
Release date: 1947-11-21

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