Best War Movies of 1944



7.6/10 IMDB

During World War II, a small group of survivors is stranded in a lifeboat together after the ship they were traveling on is destroyed by a German U-boat.

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Heather Angel, Hume Cronyn, Canada Lee, William Yetter Jr. ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1944-01-28

The Seventh Cross

7.4/10 IMDB

In Nazi Germany in 1936 seven men escape from a concentration camp. The camp commander puts up seven crosses and, as the Gestapo returns each escapee he is put to death on a cross. The seventh cross is still empty as George Heisler seeks freedom in Holland.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Signe Hasso, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Agnes Moorehead, Herbert Rudley, Felix Bressart, Alexander Granach, Katherine Locke, Paul Guilfoyle ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1944-07-24

Hail the Conquering Hero

7.6/10 IMDB

Having been discharged from the Marines for a hayfever condition before ever seeing action, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith delays the return to his hometown, feeling that he is a failure. While in a moment of melancholy, he meets up with a group of Marines who befriend him and encourage him to return home to his mother by fabricating a story that he was wounded in battle with honorable discharge.

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, Raymond Walburn, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Elizabeth Patterson, Georgia Caine, Al Bridge, Freddie Steele, Bill Edwards ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1944-08-09

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

7.6/10 IMDB

A small-town girl with a soft spot for American soldiers wakes up the morning after a wild farewell party for the troops to find that she married someone she can't remember.

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest, Porter Hall, Emory Parnell, Al Bridge, Julius Tannen, Victor Potel, Brian Donlevy ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1944-09-18
Best War Movies of 1944 : A Canterbury Tale

A Canterbury Tale

7.4/10 IMDB

Three modern day pilgrims investigate a bizarre crime in a small town on the way to Canterbury.

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, John Sweet, Charles Hawtrey, Esmond Knight, Hay Petrie, George Merritt, Edward Rigby, Freda Jackson ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1944-08-21
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

7.3/10 IMDB

This WW2 documentary centers on the crew of the American B-17 Flying Fortress Memphis Belle as it prepares to execute a strategic bombing raid on Nazi submarine pens in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

Starring: Vince Evans, Jacob L. Devers, Ira C. Eaker, Haywood Hansell, Technical Sergeant Robert J. Hanson, Eugene Kern, King George VI of the United Kingdom, Captain Charles B. Leighton, Technical Sergeant Harold P. Loch, Staff Sergeant Casimer A. Nastal ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1944-04-13

Since You Went Away

7.5/10 IMDB

While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and rationing are minor inconveniences compared to the love affair daughter Jane and the Colonel's grandson conduct.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, Monty Woolley, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Walker, Hattie McDaniel, Agnes Moorehead, Alla Nazimova ..
Directed by: John Cromwell, Edward F. Cline, Tay Garnett, David O. Selznick
Release date: 1944-06-30

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

7.2/10 IMDB

In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Tim Murdock, Don DeFore, Robert Mitchum, Phyllis Thaxter, Stephen McNally, Herbert Gunn, John R. Reilly ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1944-11-15

The Fighting Sullivans

7.5/10 IMDB

The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are chronicled in this film based on a true story.

Starring: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle, Edward Ryan, Trudy Marshall, John Campbell, James Cardwell, John Alvin, George Offerman, Jr., Roy Roberts ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1944-02-03
Best War Movies of 1944 : The White Cliffs of Dover

The White Cliffs of Dover

7.0/10 IMDB

American Susan travels with her father to England for a vacation. Invited to a society ball, Susan meets Sir John Ashwood and marries him after a whirlwind romance. However, she never quite adjusts to life as a new member of the British gentry. At the outbreak of World War I, John is sent to the trenches and never returns. When her son goes off to fight in World War II, Susan fears the same tragic fate may befall him too.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall, Frank Morgan, Van Johnson, C. Aubrey Smith, May Whitty, Gladys Cooper, Peter Lawford, Elizabeth Taylor ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1944-05-11
Best War Movies of 1944 : Uncertain Glory

Uncertain Glory

7.1/10 IMDB

In occupied France, a convicted thief and murderer escapes the guillotine when a bombing raid strikes the prison, but is quickly re-captured by the inspector of the Surete responsible for his original arrest. Fearing the guillotine more than his actual death, the convict inveigles the inspector to help him with a plan to rescue 100 Frenchmen taken by the Gestapo following an act of sabotage: he will confess to being the saboteur and allow himself to be executed by firing squad, the Gestapo's method of execution, thus freeing the 100 men.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Paul Lukas, Lucile Watson, Faye Emerson, James Flavin, Douglass Dumbrille, Dennis Hoey, Sheldon Leonard, Odette Myrtil, Francis Pierlot ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1944-04-07

The Way Ahead

6.9/10 IMDB

A mismatched collection of conscripted civilians find training tough under Lieutenant Jim Perry and Sergeant Ned Fletcher when they are called up to replace an infantry battalion that had suffered casualties at Dunkirk.

Starring: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald, John Laurie, Leslie Dwyer, Hugh Burden, Raymond Huntley, Jimmy Hanley, William Hartnell, Reginald Tate ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1944-06-09

Wing and a Prayer

6.6/10 IMDB

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway.

Starring: Don Ameche, Dana Andrews, William Eythe, Charles Bickford, Cedric Hardwicke, Kevin O'Shea, Richard Jaeckel, Harry Morgan, Alice Faye, Betty Grable ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1944-01-01

Passage to Marseille

6.8/10 IMDB

A freedom-loving French journalist sacrifices his happiness and security to battle Nazi tyranny.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Michèle Morgan, Philip Dorn, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, George Tobias, Helmut Dantine, John Loder, Victor Francen ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1944-02-16
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Story of Dr. Wassell

The Story of Dr. Wassell

6.6/10 IMDB

As the Japanese sweep through the East Indies during World War II, Dr. Wassell is determined to escape from Java with some crewmen of the cruiser Marblehead. Based on a true story of how Dr. Wassell saved a dozen or so wounded sailors who were left behind when able bodied men were evacuated to Australia.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso, Dennis O'Keefe, Carol Thurston, Carl Esmond, Paul Kelly, Elliott Reid, Laurette Luez, Stanley Ridges ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1944-07-04
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Fighting Seabees

The Fighting Seabees

6.4/10 IMDB

Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of attacks by the Japanese, something new is tried, Construction Battalions (CBs=Seabees). The new CBs have to both build and be ready to fight.

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, William Frawley, Leonid Kinskey, J. M. Kerrigan, Grant Withers, Paul Fix, Ben Welden, William Forrest ..
Directed by: Edward Ludwig
Release date: 1944-01-27
Best War Movies of 1944 : Sunday Dinner for a Soldier

Sunday Dinner for a Soldier

7.0/10 IMDB

A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite the soldier never got mailed. On the day of the scheduled dinner, another soldier is brought to their home and love soon blossoms between him and Tessa, the young woman who runs the home.

Starring: Anne Baxter, John Hodiak, Charles Winninger, Charles Winninger, Connie Marshall, Chill Wills ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1944-12-08

Bon Voyage

6.1/10 IMDB

A young, Scottish RAF gunner is debriefed by French officials about his escape from Nazi-occupied territory. They are particularly interested in one person who may or may not have been a German agent.

Starring: John Blythe, Janique Joelle ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1944-01-01

Song of Russia

5.9/10 IMDB

American conductor John Meredith and his manager, Hank Higgins, go to Russia shortly before the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. Meredith falls in love with beautiful Soviet pianist Nadya Stepanova while they travel throughout the country on a 40-city tour. Along the way, they see happy, healthy, smiling, free Soviet citizens, blissfully living the Communist dream. This bliss is destroyed by the German invasion.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Susan Peters, John Hodiak, Robert Benchley, Felix Bressart, Michael Chekhov, Darryl Hickman, Jacqueline White, Patricia Prest, Joan Lorring ..
Directed by: Gregory Ratoff
Release date: 1944-02-10
Best War Movies of 1944 : Secret Command

Secret Command

6.3/10 IMDB

Secret Command features Pat O'Brien as a onetime foreign correspondent in the wartime employ of the FBI. Under an assumed name, O'BRIEN goes to work at a shipyard, intending to keep both eyes open for potential saboteurs. To maintain the cover, O'BRIEN is given a "wife" (Carole Landis) and two children. When O'BRIEN's brother Chester Morris shows up, he can't comprehend the charade and nearly spills the beans to the Nazi spies O'BRIEN hopes to trap. Based on the short story The Saboteurs by John and Ward Hawkins, Secret Command offers a graying but still feisty Pat O'Brien doing what he does best.

Starring: Pat O’Brien, Carole Landis, Chester Morris, Ruth Warrick, Barton MacLane, Tom Tully, Wallace Ford, Howard Freeman, Erik Rolf, Matt McHugh ..
Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland
Release date: 1944-07-30
Best War Movies of 1944 : With the Marines at Tarawa

With the Marines at Tarawa

7.0/10 IMDB

Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

Starring: William Lundigan ..
Directed by: Lewis Hayward, Richard Brooks
Release date: 1944-03-02
Best War Movies of 1944 : Medal for the General

Medal for the General

6.7/10 IMDB

A retired general helps out by sheltering some evacuees during WWII.

Starring: Godfrey Tearle, Jeanne De Casalis, John Laurie, Thorley Walters, Morland Graham, Mabel Constanduros, Patric Curwen, Alec Faversham, Michael Lambart, Irene Handl ..
Directed by: Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1944-11-06
Best War Movies of 1944 : Why We Fight: The Battle of China

Why We Fight: The Battle of China

7.0/10 IMDB

The sixth film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series illustrates Japan's occupation of China, including Madame Chiang Kai-Shek's stirring address before congress, the rape of Nanking, the great 2,000 mile migration, and Claire Chennault's Flying Tigers.

Starring: Anthony Veiller, Walter Huston ..
Directed by: Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1944-11-01
Best War Movies of 1944 : Marine Raiders

Marine Raiders

5.8/10 IMDB

A Marine major (Pat O'Brien) looks out for his captain (Robert Ryan) on Guadalcanal and in Australia.

Starring: Pat O’Brien, Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Frank McHugh, Barton MacLane, Richard Martin, Martha Vickers, Russell Wade, Edmund Glover, Robert Andersen ..
Directed by: Harold D. Schuster
Release date: 1944-07-11

Aventure Malgache

5.4/10 IMDB

A former leader of the French Resistance finds that one of his fellow actors looks like a detestable official he knew in Madagascar during the war. He tells about his time, operating an illegal radio station while evading the Nazis.

Starring: Paul Bonifas, Paul Clarus, Jean Dattas, Andre Frere, Guy Le Feuvre, Paulette Preney ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1944-01-01
Best War Movies of 1944 : Censored


6.3/10 IMDB

Private Snafu wants to tell his sweetheart, Sally Lou, that he thinks his unit will be sent to the South Pacific. But every effort he makes to get his letter through uncensored is thwarted by a resourceful (and unseen) censor with an array of contraptions and booby traps. Not even Snafu's carrier pigeon can avoid the censor -- not when he has a hawk for an assistant. Technical Fairy, First Class, comes to the rescue and agrees to deliver the letter -- but he has good reason to say that he'll hate himself in the morning.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Sara Berner ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1944-07-15
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Fighting Lady

The Fighting Lady

7.2/10 IMDB

Oscar winner William Wyler directed this 1944 "newsdrama," narrated by Lieut. Robert Taylor, USNR (Bataan), and photographed in zones of combat by the U.S. Navy. The film follows one of the many new aircraft carriers built since Pearl Harbor, known as THE FIGHTING LADY in honor of all American carriers, as it goes into action against the Japanese in the Pacific Ocean in 1943. See the ship and its pilots undergo their baptism of fire, attacking the Japanese base on Marcus Island.

Starring: Charles Boyer, Robert Taylor, John S. McCain, Joesph J. Clark, Dixie Kiefer ..
Directed by: Edward Steichen, William Wyler
Release date: 1944-12-21
Best War Movies of 1944 : I Got Plenty of Mutton

I Got Plenty of Mutton

6.8/10 IMDB

A wolf, deprived of meat by war rationing and starving, sees an article in the newspaper about a sheepdog leaving his flock to join the army and thinks it will be easy pickings. However, if he had read the rest of the article, he would know that the flock is now guarded by the ram Killer Diller, a most formidable foe.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1944-03-11
Best War Movies of 1944 : Till We Meet Again

Till We Meet Again

7.0/10 IMDB

An American pilot is shot down over Nazi-occupied France and is taken to a convent by the Resistance. The young novice nun Clothilde is interested in him and is willing to help him escape to England, but the pilot must continue his mission undercover by posing as the husband of a different woman.

Starring: Ray Milland, Barbara Britton, Walter Slezak, Lucile Watson, Konstantin Shayne, Vladimir Sokoloff, Mona Freeman, William Edmunds ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1944-08-30
Best War Movies of 1944 : Tunisian Victory

Tunisian Victory

6.6/10 IMDB

Documentary made by the U.S. Army Signal Corps after the North African campaign.

Starring: Leo Genn, Burgess Meredith, Bernard Miles, Jacques Duchesne ..
Directed by: Frank Capra, Hugh Stewart, John Huston, John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Release date: 1944-03-23
Best War Movies of 1944 : None Shall Escape

None Shall Escape

7.0/10 IMDB

Through flashbacks, the story of a Nazi war criminal is exposed.

Starring: Marsha Hunt, Alexander Knox, Henry Travers, Erik Rolf, Dorothy Morris, Richard Crane, Ruth Nelson, Richard Hale, Kurt Kreuger, Trevor Bardette ..
Directed by: André de Toth
Release date: 1944-02-03
Best War Movies of 1944 : Two Thousand Women

Two Thousand Women

6.5/10 IMDB

During the Second World War, three downed English airmen hide out with women's internment camp in France.

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson, Patricia Roc, Renée Houston, Reginald Purdell, Anne Crawford, Jean Kent, James McKechnie, Robert Arden, Carl Jaffe ..
Directed by: Frank Launder
Release date: 1944-11-06
Best War Movies of 1944 : Tender Comrade

Tender Comrade

6.2/10 IMDB

Jo Jones, a young defense plant worker whose husband is in the military during World War II, shares a house with three other women in the same situation.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Patricia Collinge, Mady Christians, Kim Hunter, Jane Darwell, Richard Martin, Robert J. Anderson, Patti Brill ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1944-05-30
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Eve of St. Mark

The Eve of St. Mark

5.9/10 IMDB

Quizz West is conscripted into the United States Army in late 1940. Prior to being shipped out first to San Francisco, then the Philippines, Quizz and his hometown girlfriend Janet discuss their future plans.

Starring: Anne Baxter, William Eythe, Michael O'Shea, Vincent Price, Ruth Nelson, Ray Collins, Stanley Prager, Harry Morgan, Joann Dolan, Toni Favor ..
Directed by: John M. Stahl
Release date: 1944-05-22
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Hitler Gang

The Hitler Gang

6.7/10 IMDB

This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the historical facts are given in a correct way.

Starring: Bobby Watson, Roman Bohnen, Martin Kosleck, Victor Varconi, Luis van Rooten, Walter Abel, Alex Pope, William Yetter Jr., Helene Thimig ..
Directed by: John Farrow
Release date: 1944-04-26
Best War Movies of 1944 : Passport to Destiny

Passport to Destiny

6.2/10 IMDB

A British war widow travels to Berlin to assassinate Hitler.

Starring: Elsa Lanchester, Gordon Oliver, Lenore Aubert, Lionel Royce, Fritz Feld, Lloyd Corrigan, Gavin Muir, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Lumsden Hare, Lydia Bilbrook ..
Directed by: Ray McCarey
Release date: 1944-01-31

The Purple Heart

6.5/10 IMDB

This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity, and their final humiliation: being tried and convicted as war criminals.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Farley Granger, Kevin O'Shea, Don Barry, Trudy Marshall, Sam Levene, Charles Russell, John Craven, Tala Birell ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1944-02-25
Best War Movies of 1944 : Four Jills in a Jeep

Four Jills in a Jeep

6.3/10 IMDB

Reenactments of actual USO experiences of its female stars entertaining troops overseas.

Starring: Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Martha Raye, Mitzi Mayfair, Jimmy Dorsey, Phil Silvers, Dick Haymes, Alice Faye, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1944-03-17
Best War Movies of 1944 : Attack: The Battle for New Britain

Attack: The Battle for New Britain

6.3/10 IMDB

War - Documentary film depicting the attack by Allied forces on the Japanese strong-holds of Arawe Beach and Cape Gloucester, New Britain, in the South Pacific theatre of the Second World War in 1943. - Leo Genn, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Veiller

Starring: Leo Genn, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Veiller, Lloyd Nolan ..
Release date: 1944-06-20
Best War Movies of 1944 : See Here, Private Hargrove

See Here, Private Hargrove

6.2/10 IMDB

Journalist Marion Hargrove enters the Army intending to supplement his income by writing about his training experiences. He muddles through basic training at Fort Bragg with the self-serving help of a couple of buddies intent on cutting themselves in on that extra income.

Starring: Robert Walker, Donna Reed, Keenan Wynn, Grant Mitchell, Ray Collins, Chill Wills, Bob Crosby, Marta Linden, George Offerman, Jr., Edward Fielding ..
Directed by: Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1944-03-18
Best War Movies of 1944 : Booby Traps

Booby Traps

6.4/10 IMDB

Pvt. Snafu thinks he's too smart to get caught by an enemy booby trap, but he soon finds that the traps are alluring and that he is every bit the booby.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1944-01-15

Mr. Winkle Goes to War

6.7/10 IMDB

Wilbert Winkle, a henpecked, mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk and handyman finds himself in the midst of battle in the South Pacific.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick, Ted Donaldson, Bob Haymes, Richard Lane, Robert Armstrong, Richard Gaines, Hugh Beaumont, Robert Mitchum ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1944-07-19
Best War Movies of 1944 : Standing Room Only

Standing Room Only

7.2/10 IMDB

During WWII, an executive and his secretary arrive in Washington, DC on business but, because of the housing shortage, are unable to find hotel rooms. In desperation, they pretend to be married and hire themselves out as a butler and maid in order to secure lodgings. Comedy.

Starring: Paulette Goddard, Fred MacMurray, Edward Arnold, Anne Revere, Roland Young, Hillary Brooke, Clarence Kolb, Isabel Randolph, Porter Hall, Veda Ann Borg ..
Directed by: Sidney Lanfield
Release date: 1944-01-07
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Impostor

The Impostor

6.4/10 IMDB

The story concerns a condemned murderer named Clement (Jean Gabin), who is "liberated" when the Nazis bomb the French jail that holds him. During his escape, Clement comes across the body of a French soldier; he steals the dead man's uniform and identification papers, then hides from the law by joining the Resistance movement. Clement's new identity and purpose in life reforms him, and in due time he has sacrificed himself in service of his country.

Starring: Jean Gabin, Ellen Drew, Richard Whorf, Dennis Moore, Ralph Morgan, Peter van Eyck, John Philliber, Eddie Quillan, Charles McGraw, Allyn Joslyn ..
Directed by: Julien Duvivier
Release date: 1944-02-10
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Chow Hound

The Chow Hound

5.8/10 IMDB

Snafu learns of the folly of hoarding and wasting military food supplies.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Frank Graham ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1944-06-15
Best War Movies of 1944 : Winged Victory

Winged Victory

6.4/10 IMDB

Pinky Scariano, Allan Ross, and Frankie Davis all join the Army Air Forces with hopes of becoming pilots. In training, they meet and become pals with Bobby Grills and Irving Miller, and the five struggle through the rigid training and grueling tests involved in becoming pilots. Not all of them succeed, and tragedy awaits for some.

Starring: Lon McCallister, Jeanne Crain, Edmond O'Brien, Judy Holliday, Lee J. Cobb, Red Buttons, Karl Malden, Jane Ball, Mark Daniels, Jo-Carroll Dennison ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1944-12-22
Best War Movies of 1944 : The Negro Soldier

The Negro Soldier

5.9/10 IMDB

Documentary focusing on the contributions to the American war effort of African-American soldiers.

Starring: Carlton Moss, William Broadus, Clarence Brooks, Norman Ford, Clyde Turner, Bertha Woolford, George Washington Carver, Benjamin O. Davis Jr., Jesse Owens ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1944-04-10
Best War Movies of 1944 : Keep Your Mouth Shut

Keep Your Mouth Shut

6.2/10 IMDB

This animated short from Norman McLaren features a human skull cautioning Canadians to “keep their mouths shut” in an effort to end gossiping during World War II.

Directed by: Norman McLaren
Release date: 1944-01-01
Best War Movies of 1944 : Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore

5.6/10 IMDB

A young girl rents an apartment from a man who has recently enlisted in the Marines. The trouble is that he's given out keys to a half-dozen of his friends, and they all keep dropping in.

Starring: Simone Simon, James Ellison, William Terry, Robert Mitchum, Minna Gombell, Chick Chandler, Alan Dinehart, Gladys Blake, Rondo Hatton, Dorothy Granger ..
Directed by: Joe May
Release date: 1944-07-07
Best War Movies of 1944 : Bell-Bottom George

Bell-Bottom George

5.8/10 IMDB

George is an unwilling civilian during the war. When an enlisted friend switches clothes with him in order to go to a party, George finds himself mistakenly pressed into the navy, where he gets involved with pretty Ann Firth and caught up in a subplot involving German spies.

Starring: George Formby, Anne Firth, Reginald Purdell, Peter Murray-Hill, Manning Whiley, Hugh Dempster, Dennis Wyndham, Charles Farrell, Eliot Makeham, Peter Gawthorne ..
Directed by: Marcel Varnel
Release date: 1944-02-07

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