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0 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein genre Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein tell story about " Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man." Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein directed by: Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi
1 Rope (1948) Rope genre Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery Rope tell story about " Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime." Rope directed by: Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Dick Hogan
2 I Remember Mama (1948) I Remember Mama genre Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family I Remember Mama tell story about " The ups and downs of a Norwegian immigrant family, circa 1910." I Remember Mama directed by: Director: George Stevens | Stars: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn
3 Bicycle Thieves (1948) Bicycle Thieves genre Not Rated | 88 min | Drama Bicycle Thieves tell story about " In post-war Italy, a working-class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it." Bicycle Thieves directed by: Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Elena Altieri
4 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre genre Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Western The Treasure of the Sierra Madre tell story about " Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains." The Treasure of the Sierra Madre directed by: Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett
5 The Red Shoes (1948) The Red Shoes genre Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Music, Romance The Red Shoes tell story about " A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina." The Red Shoes directed by: Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jean Short
6 Key Largo (1948) Key Largo genre Unrated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama Key Largo tell story about " A man visits his old friend's hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other." Key Largo directed by: Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore
7 The Naked City (1948) The Naked City genre Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir The Naked City tell story about " New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder." The Naked City directed by: Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor
8 Red River (1948) Red River genre Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Romance Red River tell story about " Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son." Red River directed by: Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan
9 Oliver Twist (1948) Oliver Twist genre Not Rated | 105 min | Drama Oliver Twist tell story about " An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master." Oliver Twist directed by: Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies
10 The Paleface (1948) The Paleface genre Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Western The Paleface tell story about " Calamity Jane is despatched to find out who's smuggling rifles to the Indians, and winds up married to a hapless correspondence school dentist as part of her cover." The Paleface directed by: Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Robert Armstrong, Iris Adrian
11 Here Come the Huggetts (1948) Here Come the Huggetts genre Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama Here Come the Huggetts tell story about " The return of the Huggett family. After first meeting the family at the Holiday Camp, this is on the home front. The Huggetts are about to have their first telephone installed. In today's ... See full summary » " Here Come the Huggetts directed by: Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Jane Hylton, Susan Shaw
12 Fort Apache (1948) Fort Apache genre Approved | 128 min | Western Fort Apache tell story about " At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe." Fort Apache directed by: Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz
13 Force of Evil (1948) Force of Evil genre Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir Force of Evil tell story about " An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket." Force of Evil directed by: Director: Abraham Polonsky | Stars: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor, Howland Chamberlain
14 Hamlet (1948) Hamlet genre Unrated | 154 min | Drama Hamlet tell story about " Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king." Hamlet directed by: Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight
15 Coroner Creek (1948) Coroner Creek genre Passed | 90 min | Western Coroner Creek tell story about " A man is bent on taking revenge on those responsible for his fiance's death." Coroner Creek directed by: Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Randolph Scott, Marguerite Chapman, George Macready, Sally Eilers
16 Superman (1948) Superman genre Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi Superman tell story about " Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady." Superman directed by: Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Carol Forman
17 The Street with No Name (1948) The Street with No Name genre Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir The Street with No Name tell story about " A covert FBI agent infiltrates a ruthless gangster mob, but his life is at risk from a mysterious informant who funnels inside information to the hoodlums." The Street with No Name directed by: Director: William Keighley | Stars: Mark Stevens, Richard Widmark, Lloyd Nolan, Barbara Lawrence
18 Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House genre Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Romance Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House tell story about " A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think." Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House directed by: Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny
19 Anna Karenina (1948) Anna Karenina genre Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance Anna Karenina tell story about " A married woman's affair with a dashing young officer has tragic results." Anna Karenina directed by: Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore, Hugh Dempster
20 Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948) Letter from an Unknown Woman genre Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance Letter from an Unknown Woman tell story about " A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall." Letter from an Unknown Woman directed by: Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet
21 The Three Musketeers (1948) The Three Musketeers genre Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama The Three Musketeers tell story about " D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power." The Three Musketeers directed by: Director: George Sidney | Stars: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Van Heflin
22 They Live by Night (1948) They Live by Night genre Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance They Live by Night tell story about " 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." They Live by Night directed by: Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen
23 Portrait of Jennie (1948) Portrait of Jennie genre Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Fantasy Portrait of Jennie tell story about " A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist." Portrait of Jennie directed by: Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish
24 Joan of Arc (1948) Joan of Arc genre Unrated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History Joan of Arc tell story about " The abbreviated life of the 15th Century French heroine." Joan of Arc directed by: Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, José Ferrer, Francis L. Sullivan, J. Carrol Naish
25 Easter Parade (1948) Easter Parade genre Approved | 107 min | Musical, Romance Easter Parade tell story about " A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star." Easter Parade directed by: Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller
26 Call Northside 777 (1948) Call Northside 777 genre Approved | 112 min | Drama, Film-Noir Call Northside 777 tell story about " Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case." Call Northside 777 directed by: Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker
27 Macbeth (1948) Macbeth genre Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War Macbeth tell story about " In 11th century Scotland, nobleman Macbeth and his wife plot to murder the king and usurp the throne in order to fulfill an evil prophecy made by three witches." Macbeth directed by: Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall
28 A Foreign Affair (1948) A Foreign Affair genre Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance A Foreign Affair tell story about " In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi café singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her." A Foreign Affair directed by: Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell
29 Germany Year Zero (1948) Germany Year Zero genre Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, War Germany Year Zero tell story about " A young German boy faces the problems of the tough life in the immediate post WWII Berlin." Germany Year Zero directed by: Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze, Franz-Otto Krüger
30 3 Godfathers (1948) 3 Godfathers genre Passed | 106 min | Drama, Western 3 Godfathers tell story about " When 3 outlaws on the run find a dying woman and her newborn baby in the desert they vow to save the child." 3 Godfathers directed by: Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond
31 The Big Clock (1948) The Big Clock genre Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir The Big Clock tell story about " When powerful publishing tycoon Earl Janoth commits an act of murder at the height of passion, he cleverly begins to cover his tracks and frame an innocent man whose identity he doesn't ... See full summary » " The Big Clock directed by: Director: John Farrow | Stars: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Laughton, George Macready
32 Raw Deal (1948) Raw Deal genre Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir Raw Deal tell story about " Joe Sullivan has taken the rap for Rick who double-crosses him with a flawed escape plan and other means intended to get rid of him." Raw Deal directed by: Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland
33 Drunken Angel (1948) Drunken Angel genre Unrated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance Drunken Angel tell story about " A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond." Drunken Angel directed by: Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Reizaburô Yamamoto, Michiyo Kogure
34 The Fallen Idol (1948) The Fallen Idol genre Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery The Fallen Idol tell story about " A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife accidentally falls to her death, the only witness being an impressionable young boy." The Fallen Idol directed by: Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Michèle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel, Bobby Henrey
35 Melody Time (1948) Melody Time genre Approved | 75 min | Animation, Family, Music Melody Time tell story about " An anthology of animated vignettes set to contemporary music." Melody Time directed by: Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day, The Andrews Sisters
36 The Pirate (1948) The Pirate genre Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical The Pirate tell story about " 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." The Pirate directed by: Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper
37 The Snake Pit (1948) The Snake Pit genre Approved | 108 min | Drama, Mystery The Snake Pit tell story about " A detailed chronicle of a woman during her stay in a mental institution." The Snake Pit directed by: Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm
38 One Touch of Venus (1948) One Touch of Venus genre Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical One Touch of Venus tell story about " Fantasy comedy about a young window dresser who kisses a statue of Venus, which then comes to life in the form of Ava Gardner. The problems begin, however, when Venus falls in love with him." One Touch of Venus directed by: Directors: William A. Seiter, Gregory La Cava | Stars: Robert Walker, Ava Gardner, Dick Haymes, Eve Arden
39 Sorry Wrong Number (1948) Sorry, Wrong Number genre Approved | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery Sorry, Wrong Number tell story about " While on the telephone, an invalid woman overhears what she thinks is a murder plot and attempts to prevent it." Sorry, Wrong Number directed by: Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards, Wendell Corey
40 Johnny Belinda (1948) Johnny Belinda genre Unrated | 95 min | Drama Johnny Belinda tell story about " In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor's efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl." Johnny Belinda directed by: Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead
41 State of the Union (1948) State of the Union genre Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Drama State of the Union tell story about " An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels." State of the Union directed by: Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury
42 He Walked by Night (1948) He Walked by Night genre Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller He Walked by Night tell story about " This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop." He Walked by Night directed by: Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | Stars: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell
43 The Boy with Green Hair (1948) The Boy with Green Hair genre Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family The Boy with Green Hair tell story about " This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green." The Boy with Green Hair directed by: Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale, Dean Stockwell
44 All My Sons (1948) All My Sons genre Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir All My Sons tell story about " During WW2, industrialist Joe Keller commits a crime and frames his business partner Herbert Deever but years later his sin comes back to haunt him when Joe's son plans to marry Deever's daughter." All My Sons directed by: Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Mady Christians, Louisa Horton
45 Sitting Pretty (1948) Sitting Pretty genre Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy Sitting Pretty tell story about " 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 ... See full summary » " Sitting Pretty directed by: Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Clifton Webb, Richard Haydn
46 So Dear to My Heart (1948) So Dear to My Heart genre Passed | 79 min | Animation, Drama, Family So Dear to My Heart tell story about " This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication." So Dear to My Heart directed by: Directors: Harold D. Schuster, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Burl Ives, Beulah Bondi, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten
47 Every Girl Should Be Married (1948) Every Girl Should Be Married genre Approved | 85 min | Comedy Every Girl Should Be Married tell story about " A willful woman concocts an elaborate scheme to trap a handsome pediatrician into marriage." Every Girl Should Be Married directed by: Director: Don Hartman | Stars: Cary Grant, Betsy Drake, Franchot Tone, Diana Lynn
48 A Date with Judy (1948) A Date with Judy genre Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance A Date with Judy tell story about " Developed from a radio program which began in 1941, hyperactive teenager Judy challenges and is challenged by her overly proper parents, pest of a brother Randolph and boyfriend Oogie." A Date with Judy directed by: Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda
49 Road House (1948) Road House genre Passed | 95 min | Action, Drama, Film-Noir Road House tell story about " 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." Road House directed by: Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark