Best Thriller Movies of 1945


Black Market Babies

5.8/10 IMDB

Two bit hood Eddie Condon (Kane Richmond) sells babies under the counter. A highly lucrative racket he soon finds out. But when will the police get wise to this highly immoral scheme of his? And will they be able to pin a rap on him before he goes a little too far? ALL IS TOLD in this EXCITING tale of CRIME and CORRUPTION!

Starring: Ralph Morgan, Kane Richmond, Jayne Hazard, Teala Loring, Marjorie Hoshelle, George Meeker, Maris Wrixon, Nana Bryant, Addison Richards, Anthony Warde ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1945-12-15
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : Meet Sexton Blake

Meet Sexton Blake

5.1/10 IMDB

The famous detective and his trusty side-kick, Tinker, are called in by the War Office to find some important papers that were stolen from a man killed during an air raid.

Starring: David Farrar, Manning Whiley, Dennis Arundell, John Varley, Betty Huntley-Wright, Gordon McLeod, Kathleen Harrison, Cyril Smith, Magda Kun, Ferdy Mayne ..
Directed by: John Harlow
Release date: 1945-02-05
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : Crime, Inc.

Crime, Inc.

5.5/10 IMDB

A crime reporter writes book to expose names and methods of the criminal leaders. He is held on a charge after refusing to explain how he got his information, but is released and helps to expose the syndicate.

Starring: Leo Carrillo, Tom Neal, Martha Tilton, Lionel Atwill, Grant Mitchell, Sheldon Leonard, Harry Shannon, Danny Morton, Virginia Vale, Don Beddoe ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1945-04-15
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : Adventures of Kitty O'Day

Adventures of Kitty O'Day

5.2/10 IMDB

A telephone operator (Jean Parker) plays homicide detective with her boyfriend (Peter Cookson), making it harder for the police.

Starring: Jean Parker, Peter Cookson, Tim Ryan, Lorna Gray, Jan Wiley, Ralph Sanford, William Forrest, Byron Foulger, Hugh Prosser, Dick Elliott ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1945-01-19
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : Query


7.7/10 IMDB

Tom Masterick, a dock worker, is wrongfully convicted of a murder charge. His death sentence is commuted to a long prison term. When released as an old man, he vows to find the real killer.

Starring: William Hartnell, Jimmy Hanley, Chili Bouchier ..
Directed by: Montgomery Tully
Release date: 1945-10-21
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : The Tiger Woman

The Tiger Woman

6.7/10 IMDB

Murder mystery programmer from Republic pictures

Starring: Adele Mara, Kane Richmond, Richard Fraser, Peggy Stewart, Cy Kendall, Gregory Gaye, John Kelly, Beverly Lloyd, Addison Richards, Donia Bussey ..
Directed by: Philip Ford
Release date: 1945-11-16
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : Brenda Starr, Reporter

Brenda Starr, Reporter

6.7/10 IMDB

Reporter Brenda Starr (Joan Woodbury) and her photographer Chuck Allen (Syd Saylor) get involved in a search for the loot from a payroll robbery. Cliffhanging action and adventure and a fair amount of comic relief follow them at every turn.

Starring: Joan Woodbury, Kane Richmond ..
Directed by: Wallace Fox
Release date: 1945-01-26
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : Escape in the Desert

Escape in the Desert

5.9/10 IMDB

Escaped Nazi POWs hold the denizens of a California resort hostage.

Starring: Jean Sullivan, Philip Dorn, Irene Manning, Helmut Dantine, Alan Hale, Samuel S. Hinds, Bill Kennedy, Kurt Kreuger, Rudolph Anders, Hans Schumm ..
Directed by: Edward A. Blatt
Release date: 1945-07-12

Fashion Model

5.2/10 IMDB

When two employees of a clothing factory are murdered, the shadow of suspicion falls upon a lowly stock boy.

Starring: Robert Lowery, Marjorie Weaver, Tim Ryan, Lorna Gray, Dorothy Christy, Dewey Robinson, Sally Yarnell, Harry Depp, Nell Craig, Jack Norton ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1945-03-02
Best Thriller Movies of 1945 : The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

6.8/10 IMDB

George Sanders stars in this engrossing melodrama about a very domineering sister who holds a tight grip on her brother -- especially when he shows signs of falling in love.

Starring: George Sanders, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ella Raines, Sara Allgood, Moyna MacGill, Samuel S. Hinds, Harry von Zell, Judy Clark, Coulter Irwin, Craig Reynolds ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1945-08-17

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