Best Thriller Movies of 1949

1.

The Third Man

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

In postwar Vienna, Austria, Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime, only to learn he has died. Martins develops a conspiracy theory after learning of a "third man" present at the time of Harry's death, running into interference from British officer Major Calloway, and falling head-over-heels for Harry's grief-stricken lover, Anna.

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee, Paul Hörbiger, Ernst Deutsch, Siegfried Breuer, Erich Ponto, Wilfrid Hyde-White ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1949-08-31
2.

White Heat

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and then leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. After the heist, events take a crazy turn.

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly, Steve Cochran, John Archer, Wally Cassell, Fred Clark, Paul Guilfoyle, Ford Rainey ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1949-09-02
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : The Set-Up
3.

The Set-Up

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Expecting the usual loss, a boxing manager takes bribes from a betting gangster without telling his fighter.

Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter, Wallace Ford, Percy Helton, Hal Baylor, Darryl Hickman, James Edwards, David Clarke ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1949-03-29
4.

Under Capricorn

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

In 1831, Irishman Charles Adare travels to Australia to start a new life with the help of his cousin who has just been appointed governor. When he arrives he meets powerful landowner and ex-convict, Sam Flusky, who wants to do a business deal with him. Whilst attending a dinner party at Flusky's house, Charles meets Flusky's wife Henrietta who he had known as a child back in Ireland. Henrietta is an alcoholic and seems to be on the verge of madness.

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton, Cecil Parker, Denis O'Dea, Jack Watling, Harcourt Williams, John Ruddock, Bill Shine ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1949-09-08
5.

Thieves' Highway

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Nick Garcos comes back from his tour of duty in World War II planning to settle down with his girlfriend, Polly Faber. He learns, however, that his father was recently beaten and burglarized by mob-connected trucker Mike Figlia, and Nick resolves to get even. He partners with prostitute Rica, and together they go after Mike, all the while getting pulled further into the local crime underworld.

Starring: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence, Jack Oakie, Millard Mitchell, Joseph Pevney, Morris Carnovsky, Tamara Shayne, Kasia Orzazewski ..
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Release date: 1949-09-20
6.

Beyond the Forest

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Rosa, the self-serving wife of a small-town doctor, gets a better offer when a wealthy big-city man insists she get a divorce and marry him instead. Soon she demonstrates she is capable of rather deplorable acts -- including murder.

Starring: Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, David Brian, Ruth Roman, Minor Watson, Dona Drake, Regis Toomey, Sarah Selby, Ann Doran, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1949-10-21
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : The Window
7.

The Window

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

An imaginative boy who frequently makes things up witnesses a murder, but can't get his parents or the police to believe him. The only people taking him seriously are the killers - who live upstairs, know that he saw what they did, and are out to permanently silence him.

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Stewart, Ruth Roman, Richard Benedict, James Nolan, Anthony Ross, Tom Ahearne, Tom Coleman ..
Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff
Release date: 1949-05-10
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Obsession
8.

Obsession

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

A British psychiatrist devises a devilish revenge plot against his wife's lover.

Starring: Robert Newton, Phil Brown, Sally Gray, Naunton Wayne, James Harcourt, Betty Cooper, Michael Balfour, Ronald Adam, Roddy Hughes, Allan Jeayes ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1949-08-03
9.

Tension

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Warren Quimby manages a drugstore while trying to keep his volatile wife, Claire, happy. However, when Claire leaves him for a liquor store salesman, Warren can no longer bear it. He decides to assume a new identity in order to murder his wife's lover without leaving a trace. Along the way, his plans are complicated by an attractive neighbor, as well as a shocking discovery that opens up a new world of doubts and accusations.

Starring: Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, Cyd Charisse, Barry Sullivan, Lloyd Gough, Tom D'Andrea, William Conrad, Tito Renaldo, Virginia Brissac, Theresa Harris ..
Directed by: John Berry
Release date: 1949-11-25
10.

The Reckless Moment

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A mother attempts to protect her murderous daughter.

Starring: James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks, Henry O'Neill, Shepperd Strudwick, David Bair, Roy Roberts, Frances E. Williams, Claire Carleton, William Schallert ..
Directed by: Max Ophüls
Release date: 1949-12-09
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : The Small Back Room
11.

The Small Back Room

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

At the height of World War II, the Germans begin dropping a new type of booby-trapped bomb on England. Sammy Rice, a highly-skilled but haunted bomb-disposal officer, must overcome his personal demons to defeat this new threat.

Starring: David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Jack Hawkins, Leslie Banks, Michael Gough, Cyril Cusack, Milton Rosmer, Walter Fitzgerald, Emrys Jones, Michael Goodliffe ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1949-02-21
12.

Border Incident

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

The story concerns two agents, one Mexican (PJF) and one American, who are tasked to stop the smuggling of Mexican migrant workers across the border to California. The two agents go undercover, one as a poor migrant.

Starring: Ricardo Montalban, George Murphy, Howard Da Silva, James Mitchell, Arnold Moss, Alfonso Bedoya, Teresa Celli, Charles McGraw, José Torvay, John Ridgely ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1949-10-28
13.

He Walked by Night

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Starring: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell, James Cardwell, Jack Webb, Reed Hadley, Frank Cady, Thomas Browne Henry, Dorothy Adams ..
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann
Release date: 1949-02-06
14.

Caught

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

It was Leonora Eames' childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a nightmare once she realizes the truth about her husband - he is power mad and insane! Since he will not grant her a divorce, she leaves her life of luxury on Long Island and goes to work as a receptionist in an impoverished doctor's office in NYC's lower east side. After Smith deceives her into a temporary reconciliation, Leonora becomes pregnant. By the time she realizes she is expecting, she and one of the doctors, Larry Quinada (James Mason), have fallen in love. But she is again lured backed to her wealthy husband to give her child financial security. Her sadistic husband is hell-bent on keeping her and her child prisoner. What will happen to Leonora?

Starring: James Mason, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Ryan, Frank Ferguson, Curt Bois, Ruth Brady, Natalie Schafer, Art Smith, Barbara Billingsley, Sonia Darrin ..
Directed by: Max Ophüls
Release date: 1949-02-17
15.

The Big Steal

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Army Lieutenant Halliday, accused of stealing the Army payroll, pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's ex-girlfriend and is in turn being chased by his accuser, Capt. Blake.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix, Patric Knowles, Ramon Novarro, Don Alvarado, John Qualen, Pascual García Peña ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1949-07-01
16.

Impact

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

After surviving a murder attempt, an auto magnate goes into hiding so his wife can pay for the crime.

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker, Anna May Wong, Robert Warwick, Clarence Kolb, Art Baker, William Wright, Mae Marsh ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1949-03-20
17.

The Bribe

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

United States Federal agent Rigby travels to the Central American island Carlotta to investigate a stolen aircraft engines smuggling racket.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Charles Laughton, Vincent Price, John Hodiak, Samuel S. Hinds, John Hoyt, Tito Renaldo, Martín Garralaga, Fernando Alvarado ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1949-02-03
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Rope of Sand
18.

Rope of Sand

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Story of a South African diamond mine watched over by a sadistic policeman tasked with looking out for smugglers.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, Corinne Calvet, Sam Jaffe, John Bromfield, Mike Mazurki, Kenny Washington, Edmund Breon ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1949-08-03
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Black Magic
19.

Black Magic

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.

Starring: Orson Welles, Nancy Guild, Raymond Burr, Akim Tamiroff, Frank Latimore, Valentina Cortese, Margot Grahame, Stephen Bekassy, Berry Kroeger, Gregory Gaye ..
Directed by: Gregory Ratoff, Orson Welles
Release date: 1949-08-19
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : The Threat
20.

The Threat

3.3
6.7/10 IMDB

An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.

Starring: Michael O'Shea, Virginia Grey, Charles McGraw, Julie Bishop, Frank Conroy, Robert Shayne, Anthony Caruso, Don McGuire, Frank Richards, Michael McHale ..
Directed by: Felix E. Feist
Release date: 1949-12-01
21.

Follow Me Quietly

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

1949 thriller about the hunt for a serial killer known as "the Judge" who kills his victims on rainy nights.

Starring: William Lundigan, Dorothy Patrick, Jeff Corey, Nestor Paiva, Charles D. Brown, Paul Guilfoyle, Edwin Max, Frank Ferguson, Marlo Dwyer, Archie Twitchell ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1949-07-07
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Trapped
22.

Trapped

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters.

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Payton, John Hoyt, James Todd, Russ Conway, Robert Karnes, Jay C. Flippen, Lucille Barkley, Tommy Noonan, Dick Gordon ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1949-09-27
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Tokyo Joe
23.

Tokyo Joe

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

An American returns to Tokyo to try to pick up threads of his pre-World War II life there but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox, Florence Marly, Sessue Hayakawa, Jerome Courtland, Gordon Jones, Teru Shimada, Hideo Mori, Charles Meredith, Rhys Williams ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1949-10-26
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Red Light
24.

Red Light

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Nick Cherney, in prison for embezzling from Torno Freight Co., sees a chance to get back at Johnny Torno through his young priest brother Jess. He pays fellow prisoner Rocky, who gets out a week before Nick, to murder Jess... who, dying, tells revenge-minded Johnny that he'd written a clue "in the Bible." Frustrated, Johnny obsessively searches for the missing Gideon Bible from Jess's hotel room.

Starring: George Raft, Virginia Mayo, Gene Lockhart, Raymond Burr, Harry Morgan, Barton MacLane, Arthur Franz, Ken Murray, Stanley Clements, William Frawley ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1949-09-30
25.

Batman and Robin

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

This 15-chapter serial pits Batman and Robin against The Wizard, who uses a device that allows him to control machinery to hold the city hostage.

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Lyle Talbot, Jane Adams, Ralph Graves, Don C. Harvey, William Fawcett, Leonard Penn, Rick Vallin, Michael Whalen ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1949-05-26
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : The Spider and the Fly
26.

The Spider and the Fly

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

"The Spider and the Fly is set in Paris during the cloud-cuckoo days before WW I. The storyline intertwines the destinies of three people. Guy Rolfe plays Phillipe de Ledocq, a resourceful safecracker who always manages to elude arrest. Eric Portman is cast as police-chief Maubert, who will not rest until Ledocq is behind bars. And Nadia Gray is Madeleine, the woman beloved by both Ledocq and Maubert. Just as Maubert has managed to capture his man, Ledocq is released at the behest of the government, who wants him to steal secrets from the German embassy revealing the whereabouts of the Kaiser's secret agents. And just how does Madeleine figure into all of this? Spider and the Fly is a diverting precursor to the 1960s TV series It Takes a Thief." ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Starring: Eric Portman, Guy Rolfe, Nadia Gray, George Cole, Harold Lang, Edward Chapman, Maurice Denham, John Carol, May Hallatt, Arthur Lowe ..
Directed by: Robert Hamer
Release date: 1949-12-01
27.

Forbidden

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

Set on Blackpool’s Golden Mile, Jim (Douglass Montgomery), a once promising scientist, sets up in business as a patent medicine man selling hair tonic at the fair with his ex-army colleague Dan (Ronald Shiner). Following a fight with local hoods over pitch spaces, Jim falls for Jane (Hazel Court), the girl on a nearby candy floss stall. The two begin dating but Jim fails to mention he is already married.

Starring: Douglass Montgomery, Hazel Court, Patricia Burke, Garry Marsh, Ronald Shiner, Kenneth Griffith, Eliot Makeham, Frederick Leister, Richard Bird, Michael Medwin ..
Directed by: George King
Release date: 1949-02-28
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Man on the Run
28.

Man on the Run

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he looks for the real criminals.

Starring: Joan Hopkins, Derek Farr, Edward Chapman, Laurence Harvey, Howard Marion-Crawford, Alfie Bass, John Bailey, John Stuart, Edward Underdown, Leslie Perrins ..
Directed by: Lawrence Huntington
Release date: 1949-05-20
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : The Interrupted Journey
29.

The Interrupted Journey

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

When John North, a budding author, pulls the communication cord of a late night train that is taking him away on a weekend with his publishers wife, he sets in motion a series of events that lead to a train crash, a murder and a police man hunt, but all is not what it seems.

Starring: Richard Todd, Valerie Hobson, Christine Norden, Tom Walls, Alexander Gauge, Ralph Truman, Vida Hope, Dora Bryan, Vincent Ball, Jack Vyvyan ..
Directed by: Daniel Birt
Release date: 1949-10-11
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Johnny Stool Pigeon
30.

Johnny Stool Pigeon

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A federal agent infiltrates a crime syndicate.

Starring: Howard Duff, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Tony Curtis, John McIntire, Gar Moore, Leif Erickson, Barry Kelley, Hugh Reilly, Wally Maher ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1949-04-20
31.

The Accused

2.7
6.8/10 IMDB

A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.

Starring: Loretta Young, Robert Cummings, Wendell Corey, Sam Jaffe, Douglas Dick, Suzanne Dalbert, Sara Allgood, Mickey Knox, George Spaulding, Francis Pierlot ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1949-01-12
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Abandoned
32.

Abandoned

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Paula Consodine comes to Los Angeles in search of her missing sister. Newspaperman Mark Sitko, investigating on Paula's behalf, discovers that the sister is dead, a supposed suicide. The whole thing seems a bit fishy to Sitko, and indeed it is: the girl's death was engineered by a black-market adoption racket, headed by one DeCola.

Starring: Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, Marjorie Rambeau, Raymond Burr, Will Kuluva, Jeff Chandler, Meg Randall, Jeanette Nolan, David Clarke, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Joseph M. Newman
Release date: 1949-10-26
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Undertow
33.

Undertow

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Undertow stars Scott Brady as a gambler just out of wartime military service. No longer interested in wagers and speculations, Brady wants only to open up a mountain vacation lodge. Before this can take place, Brady is framed for murder, and forced to hide out in the home of Peggy Dow. With the help of Dow and a policeman friend, Brady searches for the real murderer. Watch carefully in Undertow and you'll spot new Universal contractee "Roc" Hudson as a plainclothes detective.

Starring: Scott Brady, John Russell, Dorothy Hart, Peggy Dow, Bruce Bennett, Gregg Martell, Robert Anderson, Dan Ferniel, Rock Hudson, Charles Sherlock ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1949-12-03
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Chicago Deadline
34.

Chicago Deadline

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.

Starring: Alan Ladd, Donna Reed, June Havoc, Irene Hervey, Arthur Kennedy, Berry Kroeger, Harold Vermilyea, Shepperd Strudwick, John Beal, Tom Powers ..
Directed by: Lewis Allen
Release date: 1949-11-03
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Poet's Pub
35.

Poet's Pub

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

A loosely structured comedy allowing for a series of vignettes based around an ancient coaching inn. The story was adapted from the 1929 novel by Scottish writer Erik Linklater.

Starring: Derek Bond, Rona Anderson, James Robertson Justice, John McLaren, Barbara Murray, Peter Croft, Leslie Dwyer, Joyce Grenfell, Fabia Drake, Maurice Denham ..
Directed by: Frederick Wilson
Release date: 1949-07-05
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Strange Bargain
36.

Strange Bargain

2.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Bookkeeper Sam Wilson learns from his boss, Malcolm Jarvis, that he is losing his job because the company is closing down. Jarvis then makes a strange proposition, saying he intends to commit suicide but wants Sam to make it look like a murder, in order for his wife and son to inherit Jarvis's life insurance. Sam declines, but when he goes to see Jarvis and finds his dead body, he reluctantly goes along with the scheme.

Starring: Martha Scott, Jeffrey Lynn, Harry Morgan, Katherine Emery, Richard Gaines, Henry O'Neill, Walter Sande, Michael Chapin, Arlene Gray, Raymond Roe ..
Directed by: Will Price
Release date: 1949-11-05
37.

Flaxy Martin

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Zachary Scott, Dorothy Malone, Tom D'Andrea, Helen Westcott, Douglas Kennedy, Elisha Cook Jr., Douglas Fowley, Monte Blue, Jack Overman ..
Directed by: Richard L. Bare
Release date: 1949-02-15
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Illegal Entry
38.

Illegal Entry

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Long before he became producer/director of The Tonight Show, Fred DeCordova helmed the Universal meller Illegal Entry. Howard Duff, who later worked with DeCordova on the TV series Mr. Adams and Eve, stars as Bert Powers, an undercover agent for the U.S. Department of Immigration. While attempting to bring a vicious gang of alien smugglers to justice, Powers falls in love with Anna Duvak (Marta Toren), a gang member who is Not What She Seems.

Starring: Howard Duff, Märta Torén, George Brent, Gar Moore, Tom Tully, Paul Stewart, Richard Rober, Joseph Vitale, James Nolan, Clifton Young ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1949-06-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Hideout
39.

Hideout

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

Philip Ford's crime thriller stars Lloyd Bridges as a city attorney who comes to the dawning realization that a jewelry heist may be behind the discovery of a dead body in the park -- and that the culprit may be one of the town's leading citizens (Ray Collins). Unfortunately, his investigation is hampered by his girlfriend and ex-secretary (Lorna Gray), who could very well be in cahoots with the bad guys.

Starring: Lloyd Bridges, Lorna Gray, Ray Collins, Sheila Ryan, Chick Chandler, Jeff Corey, Alan Carney, Emory Parnell, Don Beddoe, Nana Bryant ..
Directed by: Philip Ford
Release date: 1949-03-08
40.

The Man on the Eiffel Tower

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

A down-and-out student is hired to kill a wealthy woman. When someone else is suspected of the crime, the student taunts police until they realize that they may have to wrong man.

Starring: Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Burgess Meredith, Robert Hutton, Jean Wallace, Patricia Roc, Belita, George Thorpe, William Phipps, William Cottrell ..
Directed by: Burgess Meredith, Irving Allen, Charles Laughton
Release date: 1949-12-12
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Take One False Step
41.

Take One False Step

2.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Catherine Sykes disappears after a midnight drive with Professor Andrew Gentling . When she's presumed murdered, his friend Martha convinces him that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested.

Starring: William Powell, Shelley Winters, Marsha Hunt, Dorothy Hart, James Gleason, Felix Bressart, Art Baker, Sheldon Leonard, Howard Freeman, Houseley Stevenson ..
Directed by: Chester Erskine, Norman Stuart
Release date: 1949-08-14
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Jigsaw
42.

Jigsaw

2.3
5.6/10 IMDB

New York Assistant District Attorney Howard Malloy is working hard on investigation about a series of murders related to an extremist group.

Starring: Franchot Tone, Jean Wallace, Marc Lawrence, Myron McCormick, Winifred Lenihan, Doe Avedon, Hedley Rainnie, Walter Vaughan, George Breen, Robert Gist ..
Directed by: Fletcher Markle
Release date: 1949-03-11
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Celia: The Sinister Affair of Poor Aunt Nora
43.

Celia: The Sinister Affair of Poor Aunt Nora

1.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A private detective (Bruce Lester) and an aspiring actress (Hy Hazell) join forces to thwart a man's scheme to murder his wealthy--and much older--wife. British thriller, directed by Francis Searle.

Starring: Hy Hazell, Bruce Lester, John Bailey, Elsie Wagstaff, Ferdy Mayne, Lockwood West, Joan Hickson, John Sharp, James Raglan, Jasmine Dee ..
Directed by: Francis Searle
Release date: 1949-01-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Special Agent
44.

Special Agent

1.4
5.8/10 IMDB

A California railroad agent hunts two brothers for murder and robbing a payroll express.

Starring: William Eythe, Kasey Rogers, Paul Valentine, George Reeves, Carole Mathews, Tom Powers, Raymond Bond, Frank Puglia, Walter Baldwin, Jeff York ..
Directed by: William C. Thomas
Release date: 1949-07-22
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : The Man from Yesterday
45.

The Man from Yesterday

1.3
5.2/10 IMDB

A psychic goes to the home of a woman who wants him to contact her dead fiancée, even though she has already remarried. Later, she ends up murdered! Soon the psychic points the finger at her jealous husband.

Starring: John Stuart, Henry Oscar, Marie Burke, Gwyneth Vaughan, Laurence Harvey, Grace Arnold, Lisa Davis, Keith Shepherd, Pauline Winter, Charles Paton ..
Directed by: Oswald Mitchell
Release date: 1949-05-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1949 : Hipócrita..!
46.

Hipócrita..!

0.0
6.7/10 IMDB

A disfigured woman is helped by a talented composer to recover her face with plastic surgery. Then he discovers that she's a beautiful woman and a talented singer.

Starring: Antonio Badú, Carmen Molina, Luis Beristáin, Leticia Palma, Pascual García Peña, Elda Peralta, Francisco Reiguera, Wolf Ruvinskis, Julián de Meriche, Edmundo Espino ..
Directed by: Miguel Morayta
Release date: 1949-10-11

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