Best Movies of 1948

1.

Rope

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.

Starring: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Constance Collier, Douglas Dick, Edith Evanson, Dick Hogan, Joan Chandler, Cedric Hardwicke, Alfred Hitchcock ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1948-03-11
2.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

5.9
8.2/10 IMDB

Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard and decide to join with him in search of gold in the wilds of central Mexico. Through enormous difficulties, they eventually succeed in finding gold, but bandits, the elements, and most especially greed threaten to turn their success into disaster.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, Barton MacLane, Alfonso Bedoya, Arturo Soto Rangel, Manuel Dondé, José Torvay, Margarito Luna ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1948-01-15
3.

The Red Shoes

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

Starring: Moira Shearer, Adolf Wohlbrück, Marius Goring, Léonide Massine, Robert Helpmann, Albert Bassermann, Esmond Knight, Ludmilla Tchérina, Jean Short, Gordon Littmann ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1948-09-06
4.

Letter from an Unknown Woman

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember. As she tells the story of her lifelong love for him, he is forced to reinterpret his own past.

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet, Art Smith, Carol Yorke, Howard Freeman, John Good, Leo B. Pessin, Erskine Sanford ..
Directed by: Max Ophüls
Release date: 1948-04-28
5.

Red River

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

Headstrong Thomas Dunson starts a thriving Texas cattle ranch with the help of his faithful trail hand, Groot, and his protégé, Matthew Garth, an orphan Dunson took under his wing when Matt was a boy. In need of money following the Civil War, Dunson and Matt lead a cattle drive to Missouri, where they will get a better price than locally, but the crotchety older man and his willful young partner begin to butt heads on the exhausting journey.

Starring: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan, Coleen Gray, Harry Carey, John Ireland, Noah Beery Jr., Harry Carey, Jr., Chief Yowlachie ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1948-08-26
6.

Oliver Twist

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young Oliver falls in with the street urchin known as the Artful Dodger and his criminal mentor, Fagin. When kindly Mr. Brownlow takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy.

Starring: John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, Henry Stephenson, Mary Clare, Anthony Newley, Ralph Truman, Michael Dear ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1948-06-28
7.

Key Largo

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

A hurricane swells outside, but it's nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up - and holds at gunpoint hotel owner James Temple, his widowed daughter-in-law Nora, and ex-GI Frank McCloud.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore, Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor, Thomas Gomez, Harry Lewis, William Haade, Dan Seymour, Marc Lawrence ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1948-07-16
8.

Hamlet

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his most inspired—both as director and as the melancholy Dane himself—as he breathes new life into the words of one of the world’s greatest dramatists.

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight, Anthony Quayle, Niall MacGinnis, Harcourt Williams, Patrick Troughton, Tony Tarver, Peter Cushing ..
Directed by: Laurence Olivier
Release date: 1948-12-10
9.

The Naked City

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A veteran cop is placed in charge of the case and he sets about, with the help of other beat cops and detectives, finding the girl's killer.

Starring: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess ..
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Release date: 1948-03-04
10.

Fort Apache

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Owen Thursday sees his new posting to the desolate Fort Apache as a chance to claim the military honour which he believes is rightfully his. Arrogant, obsessed with military form and ultimately self-destructive, he attempts to destroy the Apache chief Cochise after luring him across the border from Mexico, against the advice of his subordinates.

Starring: John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz, Ward Bond, George O’Brien, Victor McLaglen, Anna Lee, Irene Rich, Dick Foran ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1948-06-14
11.

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Jane Randolph, Frank Ferguson, Charles Bradstreet, George Barton, Lenore Aubert ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1948-06-15
12.

Easter Parade

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes is crushed when his dancing partner (and object of affection) Nadine Hale refuses to start a new contract with him. To prove Nadine's not important to him, Don acquires innocent new protege, Hannah Brown, vowing to make her a star in time for next year's Easter parade.

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, Clinton Sundberg, Richard Beavers, Lola Albright, Shirley Ballard, Edward Biby ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1948-07-08
13.

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

An advertising executive dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny, Sharyn Moffett, Connie Marshall, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe, Harry Shannon, Tito Vuolo ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1948-03-25
14.

Sorry, Wrong Number

5.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Leona Stevenson is confined to bed and uses her telephone to keep in contact with the outside world. One day she overhears a murder plot on the telephone and is desperate to find out who is the intended victim.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards, Wendell Corey, Harold Vermilyea, Ed Begley, William Conrad, Dorothy Neumann, Leif Erickson, John Bromfield ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1948-09-24
15.

The Big Clock

4.6
7.6/10 IMDB

Stroud, a crime magazine's crusading editor has to post-pone a vacation with his wife, again, when a glamorous blonde is murdered and he is assigned by his publishing boss Janoth to find the killer. As the investigation proceeds to its conclusion, Stroud must try to disrupt his ordinarily brilliant investigative team as they increasingly build evidence (albeit wrong) that he is the killer.

Starring: Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan, George Macready, Rita Johnson, Elsa Lanchester, Harold Vermilyea, Dan Tobin, Harry Morgan, Richard Webb ..
Directed by: John Farrow
Release date: 1948-03-18
16.

The Fallen Idol

4.6
7.6/10 IMDB

Phillipe, the son of an ambassador in London, idolizes Baines, his father's butler, a kind of hero in the eyes of the child, whose perception changes when he accidentally discovers the secret that Baines keeps and witnesses the consequences that adults' lies can cause.

Starring: Ralph Richardson, Michèle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel, Bobby Henrey, Denis O'Dea, Jack Hawkins, Walter Fitzgerald, Dandy Nichols, Joan Young, Karl Stepanek ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1948-09-30
Best Movies of 1948 : Macbeth
17.

Macbeth

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns.

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall, Edgar Barrier, Alan Napier, Erskine Sanford, John Dierkes, Keene Curtis, Peggy Webber ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1948-10-01
18.

A Foreign Affair

4.5
7.3/10 IMDB

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell, Charles Meredith, William Murphy, Peter von Zerneck, Stanley Prager, Raymond Bond, Boyd Davis ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1948-08-20
19.

3 Godfathers

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

Three outlaws on the run discover a dying woman and her baby. They swear to bring the infant to safety across the desert, even at the risk of their own lives.

Starring: John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey, Jr., Ward Bond, Mae Marsh, Mildred Natwick, Jane Darwell, Guy Kibbee, Hank Worden, Ben Johnson ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1948-12-31
Best Movies of 1948 : They Live by Night
20.

They Live by Night

4.4
7.4/10 IMDB

An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.

Starring: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen, Helen Craig, Will Wright, William Phipps, Ian Wolfe, Harry Harvey, Marie Bryant ..
Directed by: Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1948-08-06
21.

Call Northside 777

4.3
7.4/10 IMDB

In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to believe Frank guilty. But when he starts to change his mind, he meets increased resistance from authorities unwilling to be proved wrong.

Starring: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker, Betty Garde, Kasia Orzazewski, Joanne De Bergh, Howard Smith, Moroni Olsen, John McIntire ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1948-02-13
22.

The Three Musketeers

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.

Starring: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Angela Lansbury, Gig Young, Vincent Price, Robert Coote, Frank Morgan, Keenan Wynn ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1948-10-19
Best Movies of 1948 : The Truce Hurts
23.

The Truce Hurts

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Butch convinces Tom and Jerry that there's no reason to fight and they should all sign a peace treaty. Tom and Butch even rescue their pals from a fellow cat and dog. But then a steak falls off a truck and the boys can't decide how to divvy it up, ultimately losing it completely, and the truce is off.

Starring: Billy Bletcher, William Hanna ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1948-07-17
Best Movies of 1948 : Scaredy Cat
24.

Scaredy Cat

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Porky and Sylvester spend the night in an old dark house, whose horrors only Sylvester sees. His repeated attempts to save Porky from the ghoulish doings of the killer mice infesting the place only make the skeptical Porky all the more convinced of Sylvester's cowardice.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-12-18
25.

Act of Violence

4.0
7.5/10 IMDB

A former prisoner of war, Frank Enley is hailed as a hero in his California town. However, Frank has a shameful secret that comes back to haunt him when fellow survivor Joe Parkson emerges, intent on making Frank pay for his past deeds.

Starring: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor, Phyllis Thaxter, Berry Kroeger, Taylor Holmes, Harry Antrim, Connie Gilchrist, Will Wright ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1948-12-21
Best Movies of 1948 : Buccaneer Bunny
26.

Buccaneer Bunny

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam as a pirate makes the mistake of trying to bury his treasure chest in Bugs' hole, and pays with the loss of his ship.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1948-05-08
27.

I Remember Mama

3.9
7.9/10 IMDB

Norwegian immigrant Marta Hanson keeps a firm but loving hand on her household of four children, a devoted husband and a highly-educated lodger who reads great literature to the family every evening. Through financial crises, illnesses and the small triumphs of everyday life, Marta maintains her optimism and sense of humor, traits she passes on to her aspiring-author daughter, Katrin.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn, Cedric Hardwicke, Edgar Bergen, Rudy Vallee, Barbara O'Neil, Florence Bates, Ellen Corby ..
Directed by: George Stevens
Release date: 1948-03-09
28.

The Snake Pit

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Virginia Cunningham is confused upon finding herself in a mental hospital, with no memory of her arrival at the institution. Tormented by delusions and unable to even recognize her husband, Robert, she is treated by Dr. Mark Kik, who is determined to get to the root of her mental illness. As her treatment progresses, flashbacks depict events in Virginia's life that may have contributed to her instability.

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm, Glenn Langan, Helen Craig, Leif Erickson, Beulah Bondi, Lee Patrick, Howard Freeman ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1948-11-04
Best Movies of 1948 : Haredevil Hare
29.

Haredevil Hare

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Bugs is the test rabbit shot to the moon. There, he meets Commander X-2, who is intent on destroying the Earth with his Aludium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-07-24
30.

Unfaithfully Yours

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Before he left for a brief European visit, symphony conductor Sir Alfred De Carter casually asked his staid brother-in-law August to look out for his young wife, Daphne, during his absence. August has hired a private detective to keep tabs on her. But when the private eye's report suggests Daphne might have been canoodling with his secretary, Sir Alfred begins to imagine how he might take his revenge.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence, Kurt Kreuger, Lionel Stander, Laurette Luez, Edgar Kennedy, Al Bridge, Julius Tannen ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1948-12-10
31.

The Search

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

In postwar Germany, a displaced Czech boy, separated from his family during wartime, is befriended by an American GI while the boy's mother desperately searches for him.

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Aline MacMahon, Wendell Corey, Jarmila Novotná, Mary Patton, Ewart G. Morrison, William Rogers, Leopold Borkowski, Claude Gambier ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1948-03-26
32.

Portrait of Jennie

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Cecil Kellaway, David Wayne, Florence Bates, Albert Sharpe, Henry Hull, Felix Bressart ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1948-12-25
33.

Johnny Belinda

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.

Starring: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead, Stephen McNally, Jan Sterling, Rosalind Ivan, Dan Seymour, Mabel Paige, Ida Moore ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1948-09-14
34.

Melody Time

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

In the grand tradition of Disney's great musical classics, Melody Time features seven timeless stories, each enhanced with high-spirited music and unforgettable characters. You'll be sure to tap your toes and clap your hands in this witty feast for the eyes and ears.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Dennis Day, Freddy Martin, Frances Langford, Sons of the Pioneers, Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians, Ethel Smith, Trigger, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Release date: 1948-05-27
Best Movies of 1948 : The Winslow Boy
35.

The Winslow Boy

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

In pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, but his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.

Starring: Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Radford, Margaret Leighton, Kathleen Harrison, Francis L. Sullivan, Marie Lohr, Jack Watling, Walter Fitzgerald, Frank Lawton ..
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Release date: 1948-09-24
Best Movies of 1948 : Old Rockin' Chair Tom
36.

Old Rockin' Chair Tom

3.8
7.9/10 IMDB

Mammy Two-Shoes replaces Tom with a younger cat who is a lightning-quick mouser. Tom and Jerry form an alliance in order to get rid of this dangerous newcomer.

Starring: Lillian Randolph ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1948-09-18
Best Movies of 1948 : The Foghorn Leghorn
37.

The Foghorn Leghorn

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Little Henery the Chicken Hawk wants to prove he's big enough to hunt chickens, but he doesn't know what a chicken is. He labels Foghorn Leghorn a loud-mouthed shnook and dismisses him, prompting Foggy to indignantly try to prove he's a chicken and therefore fit to be Henery's prey.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-10-09
Best Movies of 1948 : June Bride
38.

June Bride

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

A magazine's staff, including bickering ex-lovers Linda and Carey, cover an Indiana wedding, which goes slightly wrong...

Starring: Bette Davis, Robert Montgomery, Fay Bainter, Betty Lynn, Tom Tully, Barbara Bates, Jerome Cowan, Mary Wickes, Debbie Reynolds, Marjorie Bennett ..
Directed by: Bretaigne Windust
Release date: 1948-10-29
Best Movies of 1948 : Kitty Foiled
39.

Kitty Foiled

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Tom subjects Jerry to his usual harassment; but the cat finds a new enemy, and the mouse finds a new friend, in the canary of the house.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1948-02-04
Best Movies of 1948 : Sitting Pretty
40.

Sitting Pretty

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn Belvedere. But when she arrives, she turns out to be a man. And not just any man, but a most eccentric, outrageously forthright genius with seemingly a million careers and experiences behind him.

Starring: Clifton Webb, Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Haydn, Louise Allbritton, Randy Stuart, Ed Begley, John Russell, Betty Lynn, Larry Olsen ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1948-03-10
41.

Romance on the High Seas

3.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Georgia Garrett is sent by jealous wife Elvira Kent on an ocean cruise to masquerade as herself while she secretly stays home to catch her husband cheating. Meanwhile equally suspicious husband Michael Kent has sent a private eye on the same cruise to catch his wife cheating. Love and confusion ensues along with plenty of musical numbers.

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Don DeFore, Doris Day, Oscar Levant, S.Z. Sakall, Fortunio Bonanova, Eric Blore, Franklin Pangborn, Leslie Brooks ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1948-06-25
42.

Yellow Sky

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

In 1867, a gang led by James "Stretch" Dawson robs a bank and flees into the desert. Out of water, the outlaws come upon a ghost town called Yellow Sky and its only residents, a hostile young woman named Mike and her grandpa. The story is a Western adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest".

Starring: Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark, Robert Arthur, John Russell, Harry Morgan, James Barton, Charles Kemper, Victor Kilian, Norman Leavitt ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1948-12-24
Best Movies of 1948 : Brighton Rock
43.

Brighton Rock

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Centring on the activities of a gang of assorted criminals and, in particular, their leader – a vicious young hoodlum known as "Pinkie" – the film's main thematic concern is the criminal underbelly evident in inter-war Brighton.

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Carol Marsh, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Harcourt Williams, Wylie Watson, Nigel Stock, Joan Sterndale-Bennett, Marianne Stone, Virginia Winter ..
Directed by: John Boulting
Release date: 1948-01-09
44.

The Pirate

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.

Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper, Reginald Owen, George Zucco, Lester Allen, Lola Deem, Ellen Ross, Mary Jo Ellis ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1948-06-11
45.

Cry of the City

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Petty crook and cop-killer Martin Rome, in bad shape from wounds in the hospital prison ward, still refuses to help slimy lawyer Niles clear his client by confessing to another crime. Police Lt. Candella must check Niles' allegation; a friend of the Rome family, he walks a tightrope between sentiment and cynicism. When Martin fears Candella will implicate his girlfriend Teena, he'll do anything to protect her. How many others will he drag down to disaster with him?

Starring: Victor Mature, Richard Conte, Fred Clark, Shelley Winters, Betty Garde, Berry Kroeger, Tommy Cook, Debra Paget, Hope Emerson, Roland Winters ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1948-09-29
46.

Adventures of Don Juan

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

The adventures of the notorious Spanish Lothario Don Juan highlights Errol Flynn's swashbuckling and romantic antics.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Robert Douglas, Alan Hale, Romney Brent, Ann Rutherford, Robert Warwick, Jerry Austin, Douglas Kennedy, Jean Shepherd ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1948-12-01
Best Movies of 1948 : Gorilla My Dreams
47.

Gorilla My Dreams

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Bugs is sailing the South Seas when a gorilla mother, desperate for a child, hijacks his barrel and presents Bugs to her husband. Bugs decides to play along, but quickly discovers his new "father" plays a bit rough.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-01-03
48.

Raw Deal

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A revenge-seeking gangster is sent to prison after being framed for a crime he didn't commit. After seducing a beautiful young woman, he uses her to help him carry out his plot for vengeance, leading him to the crazy pyromaniac who set him up.

Starring: Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland, Raymond Burr, Curt Conway, Chili Williams, Regis Toomey, Whit Bissell, Cliff Clark ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1948-05-21
Best Movies of 1948 : My Bunny Lies Over the Sea
49.

My Bunny Lies Over the Sea

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

In Scotland, Bugs Bunny rescues a woman from a monster. The "woman" is a kilted Scotsman, and the "monster" is his bagpipe. The Scotsman then challenges Bugs to a game of golf.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-12-14
50.

Road House

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A night club owner becomes infatuated with a torch singer and frames his best friend/manager for embezzlement when the chanteuse falls in love with him.

Starring: Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark, O. Z. Whitehead, Robert Karnes, George Beranger, Ian MacDonald, Grandon Rhodes, Ray Teal ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1948-09-22

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