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0 Casablanca (1942) Casablanca genre PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War Casablanca tell story about " In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications." Casablanca directed by: Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains
1 Holiday Inn (1942) Holiday Inn genre Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical Holiday Inn tell story about " At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer." Holiday Inn directed by: Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale
2 Mrs Miniver (1942) Mrs. Miniver genre Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance, War Mrs. Miniver tell story about " A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II." Mrs. Miniver directed by: Director: William Wyler | Stars: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, May Whitty
3 Bambi (1942) Bambi genre Approved | 65 min | Animation, Drama, Family Bambi tell story about " The story of a young deer growing up in the forest." Bambi directed by: Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright | Stars: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey, Peter Behn
4 The Major and the Minor (1942) The Major and the Minor genre Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance The Major and the Minor tell story about " A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth." The Major and the Minor directed by: Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Rita Johnson, Robert Benchley
5 The Pride of the Yankees (1942) The Pride of the Yankees genre Approved | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Romance The Pride of the Yankees tell story about " The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig." The Pride of the Yankees directed by: Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan
6 Pittsburgh (1942) Pittsburgh genre Approved | 92 min | Drama Pittsburgh tell story about " Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself ... See full summary » " Pittsburgh directed by: Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Frank Craven
7 Cat People (1942) Cat People genre Not Rated | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller Cat People tell story about " An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together." Cat People directed by: Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith, Jane Randolph
8 To Be or Not to Be (1942) To Be or Not to Be genre Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, War To Be or Not to Be tell story about " During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy." To Be or Not to Be directed by: Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart
9 Saboteur (1942) Saboteur genre Approved | 109 min | Thriller, War Saboteur tell story about " Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend." Saboteur directed by: Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter
10 I Married a Witch (1942) I Married a Witch genre Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance I Married a Witch tell story about " A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor." I Married a Witch directed by: Director: René Clair | Stars: Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley, Susan Hayward
11 Road to Morocco (1942) Road to Morocco genre Not Rated | 82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family Road to Morocco tell story about " Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar." Road to Morocco directed by: Director: David Butler | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn
12 Went the Day Well (1942) Went the Day Well? genre Approved | 92 min | Thriller, War Went the Day Well? tell story about " An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion." Went the Day Well? directed by: Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor, Marie Lohr
13 Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Yankee Doodle Dandy genre Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical Yankee Doodle Dandy tell story about " The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan." Yankee Doodle Dandy directed by: Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf
14 Now Voyager (1942) Now, Voyager genre Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance Now, Voyager tell story about " A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman." Now, Voyager directed by: Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper
15 The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) The Man Who Came to Dinner genre G | 112 min | Comedy, Romance The Man Who Came to Dinner tell story about " When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely." The Man Who Came to Dinner directed by: Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis
16 The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) The Magnificent Ambersons genre Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance The Magnificent Ambersons tell story about " The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved." The Magnificent Ambersons directed by: Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter
17 The Jungle Book (1942) The Jungle Book genre Approved | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family The Jungle Book tell story about " A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life." The Jungle Book directed by: Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia
18 Flying Tigers (1942) Flying Tigers genre Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance Flying Tigers tell story about " Capt. Jim Gordon's command of the famed American mercenary fighter group in China is complicated by the recruitment of an old friend who is a reckless hotshot." Flying Tigers directed by: Director: David Miller | Stars: John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna Lee, Paul Kelly
19 Woman of the Year (1942) Woman of the Year genre Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance Woman of the Year tell story about " Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle." Woman of the Year directed by: Director: George Stevens | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen
20 In Which We Serve (1942) In Which We Serve genre Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War In Which We Serve tell story about " This "story of a ship," the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft." In Which We Serve directed by: Directors: Noël Coward, David Lean | Stars: Noël Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson
21 Random Harvest (1942) Random Harvest genre Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance Random Harvest tell story about " An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life." Random Harvest directed by: Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters
22 Wake Island (1942) Wake Island genre Approved | 88 min | Action, Drama, War Wake Island tell story about " December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base." Wake Island directed by: Director: John Farrow | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, Macdonald Carey, William Bendix
23 This Gun for Hire (1942) This Gun for Hire genre Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir This Gun for Hire tell story about " When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies." This Gun for Hire directed by: Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar
24 The Talk of the Town (1942) The Talk of the Town genre Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance The Talk of the Town tell story about " An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher." The Talk of the Town directed by: Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan
25 The Palm Beach Story (1942) The Palm Beach Story genre Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance The Palm Beach Story tell story about " An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire." The Palm Beach Story directed by: Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee
26 All Through the Night (1942) All Through the Night genre Approved | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime All Through the Night tell story about " Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs." All Through the Night directed by: Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Conrad Veidt, Kaaren Verne, Jane Darwell
27 Kings Row (1942) Kings Row genre Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance Kings Row tell story about " The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century." Kings Row directed by: Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, Ronald Reagan, Betty Field
28 The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) The Ghost of Frankenstein genre Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi The Ghost of Frankenstein tell story about " When Ygor brings the Monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the Monster's current criminal brain with a normal one." The Ghost of Frankenstein directed by: Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill
29 Arabian Nights (1942) Arabian Nights genre Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure Arabian Nights tell story about " The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love." Arabian Nights directed by: Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Jon Hall, Maria Montez, Sabu, Leif Erickson
30 We Were Dancing (1942) We Were Dancing genre Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Romance We Were Dancing tell story about " Two titled aristocrats support themselves by being professional house guests in the homes of star-struck American nouveau riche." We Were Dancing directed by: Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Norma Shearer, Melvyn Douglas, Gail Patrick, Lee Bowman
31 You Were Never Lovelier (1942) You Were Never Lovelier genre Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance You Were Never Lovelier tell story about " The Acunas, a rich Argentine family, have the tradition that the daughters have to get married in order, oldest first. When sister #1 gets married, sisters #3 and #4 put pressure on Maria, ... See full summary » " You Were Never Lovelier directed by: Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom
32 Reap the Wild Wind (1942) Reap the Wild Wind genre Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama Reap the Wild Wind tell story about " Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy." Reap the Wild Wind directed by: Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Ray Milland, John Wayne, Paulette Goddard, Raymond Massey
33 Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942) Once Upon a Honeymoon genre Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama Once Upon a Honeymoon tell story about " In Europe at the start of World War II, a woman notices that wherever her husband goes, the Nazis seem to follow. Meanwhile, a charming reporter is following them." Once Upon a Honeymoon directed by: Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant, Walter Slezak, Albert Dekker
34 The Spoilers (1942) The Spoilers genre Approved | 87 min | Drama, Western The Spoilers tell story about " In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara." The Spoilers directed by: Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Randolph Scott, John Wayne, Margaret Lindsay
35 Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942) Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon genre Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon tell story about " Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands." Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon directed by: Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne
36 The Glass Key (1942) The Glass Key genre Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir The Glass Key tell story about " A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign." The Glass Key directed by: Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy, Bonita Granville
37 Journey Into Fear (1942) Journey Into Fear genre Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller Journey Into Fear tell story about " An American ballistics expert in Turkey finds himself targeted by Nazi agents. Safe passage home by ship is arranged for him, but he soon discovers that his pursuers are also on board." Journey Into Fear directed by: Directors: Norman Foster, Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dolores del Rio, Ruth Warrick
38 Across the Pacific (1942) Across the Pacific genre Approved | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama Across the Pacific tell story about " Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-martialed, kicked out of the Army, and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. ... See full summary » " Across the Pacific directed by: Directors: John Huston, Vincent Sherman | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, Charles Halton
39 Orchestra Wives (1942) Orchestra Wives genre Approved | 98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance Orchestra Wives tell story about " Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbot. After marrying him, she joins the bands tour and learns about ... See full summary » " Orchestra Wives directed by: Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: George Montgomery, Ann Rutherford, Glenn Miller, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
40 In This Our Life (1942) In This Our Life genre Approved | 97 min | Drama In This Our Life tell story about " The day before her wedding, a pampered young woman absconds with her sister's husband; in retaliation, her sister begins seeing the woman's former fiancé." In This Our Life directed by: Director: John Huston | Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, George Brent, Dennis Morgan
41 Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror genre Approved | 65 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror tell story about " When a Nazi saboteur jeeringly predicts to the nation new depredations, via their radio 'Voice of Terror', the Intellegence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) to help in... See full summary » " Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror directed by: Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, Reginald Denny
42 Tales of Manhattan (1942) Tales of Manhattan genre Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance Tales of Manhattan tell story about " A formal tailcoat that gets passed from one owner to another affects each life in a significant way." Tales of Manhattan directed by: Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda
43 Der M rder wohnt in Nr 21 (1942) Der Mörder wohnt in Nr. 21 genre 16 | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery Der Mörder wohnt in Nr. 21 tell story about " Inspector Wens moves into a Paris boarding house to catch a serial killer." Der Mörder wohnt in Nr. 21 directed by: Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Suzy Delair, Jean Tissier, Pierre Larquey
44 For Me and My Gal (1942) For Me and My Gal genre Not Rated | 104 min | Musical, Romance, War For Me and My Gal tell story about " Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI." For Me and My Gal directed by: Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly, Mártha Eggerth
45 Spitfire (1942) Spitfire genre Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama Spitfire tell story about " Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health." Spitfire directed by: Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John, Roland Culver
46 Desperate Journey (1942) Desperate Journey genre Approved | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama Desperate Journey tell story about " When the crew of a downed British bomber escape from their Nazi captors with Top Secret intelligence, they make a desperate journey to get out of Germany alive." Desperate Journey directed by: Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Coleman, Raymond Massey
47 Tortilla Flat (1942) Tortilla Flat genre Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance Tortilla Flat tell story about " Danny, a poor northern Californian Mexican-American, inherits two houses from his grandfather and is quickly taken advantage of by his vagabond friends." Tortilla Flat directed by: Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, John Garfield, Frank Morgan
48 The Big Street (1942) The Big Street genre Passed | 88 min | Drama, Music, Romance The Big Street tell story about " Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary » " The Big Street directed by: Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Barton MacLane, Eugene Pallette
49 Unpublished Story (1942) Unpublished Story genre 92 min | Drama, War Unpublished Story tell story about " A journalist investigates a network of German fifth columnists operating in the midst of the Blitz." Unpublished Story directed by: Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson, Basil Radford, Roland Culver