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Shadow of a Doubt

Just when teenage Charlotte "Charlie" Newton was feeling bored and frustrated with her family's routine life, she learns that her rarely seen uncle Charlie Oakley is coming to visit. Soon after his arrival, however, her excitement turns to fear and suspicion.

Release On: 15th - January - 1943

Vote Count: 607
Vote Average: 7.6/10

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan—who has joined up on the side that appeals most to idealists of that era—has been given a high-risk assignment up in the mountains. He awaits the right time to blow up a crucial bridge in order to halt the enemy's progress

Release On: 12th - July - 1943

Vote Count: 107
Vote Average: 6.7/10

The Ox-Bow Incident

Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out to get the criminals, who also may be involved in a recent shooting. When the posse closes in on a group that could be the fugitives, they must decide on a course of action, with numerous lives hanging in the balance.

Release On: 11th - March - 1943

Vote Count: 214
Vote Average: 7.8/10

The Seventh Victim

A young woman searches for her missing sister who, unknown to her, has become involved with a group of Satan worshippers in Greenwich Village.

Release On: 21st - August - 1943

Vote Count: 70
Vote Average: 6.6/10

Lassie Come Home

Hard times come for the Carraclough family and they are forced to sell their dog, Lassie, to the rich Duke of Rudling. Lassie, however, is unwilling to remain apart from young Carraclough son Joe and sets out on a long and dangerous journey to rejoin him.

Release On: 7th - October - 1943

Vote Count: 84
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Gino, a drifter, begins an affair with inn-owner Giovanna as they plan to get rid of her older husband.

Release On: 16th - May - 1943

Vote Count: 138
Vote Average: 7.4/10

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

General Candy, who's overseeing an English squad in 1943, is a veteran leader who doesn't have the respect of the men he's training and is considered out-of-touch with what's needed to win the war. But it wasn't always this way. Flashing back to his early career in the Boer War and World War I, we see a dashing young officer whose life has been shaped by three different women, and by a lasting friendship with a German soldier.

Release On: 26th - July - 1943

Vote Count: 127
Vote Average: 7.7/10

I Walked with a Zombie

A nurse in the Caribbean turns to voodoo in hopes of curing her patient, an unusual woman whose husband she's fallen in love with.

Release On: 21st - April - 1943

Vote Count: 151
Vote Average: 6.9/10

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Grave robbers open the grave of the wolf man and awaken him. He doesn't like the idea of being immortal and killing people when the moon is full so tries to find Dr. Frankenstein, in the hopes that the doctor can cure him. Dr. Frankenstein has died - however his monster is found.

Release On: 5th - March - 1943

Vote Count: 106
Vote Average: 6.5/10

Journey into Fear

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.

Release On: 7th - January - 1943

Vote Count: 54
Vote Average: 6.2/10

Hangmen Also Die!

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal "Hangman of Europe", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his attempt to escape, he is helped by history professor Stephen Novotny and his daughter Mascha.

Release On: 15th - April - 1943

Vote Count: 62
Vote Average: 6.9/10

Phantom of the Opera

Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom".

Release On: 12th - August - 1943

Vote Count: 98
Vote Average: 6.3/10

Vredens dag

In a Danish village in the early 1600s, a young woman named Anne, whose mother was thought to be a witch, develops sympathy toward an old woman, Marte, who is accused of witchcraft. The intervention of Anne's older but kindly husband, Pastor Absalon saved her mother -- but now, urged on by his overbearing mother, he refuses to help Marte. When Absalon's son returns home and is attracted to Anne, it's a matter of time before her family destiny catches up with her.

Release On: 13th - September - 1943

Vote Count: 127
Vote Average: 8.2/10

Sherlock Holmes in Washington

In World War II, a British secret agent carrying a vitally important document is kidnapped en route to Washington. The British government calls on Sherlock Holmes to recover it.

Release On: 24th - March - 1943

Vote Count: 34
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Five Graves to Cairo

The British Army, retreating ahead of victorious Rommel, leaves a lone survivor on the Egyptian border who finds refuge at a remote desert hotel. He is helped by the hotel's owner, despite protest from the French chambermaid, afraid of the imminent arrival of Rommel and the Germans. John assumes the identity of the recently deceased waiter to survive.

Release On: 26th - May - 1943

Vote Count: 56
Vote Average: 7/10

Son of Dracula

Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the U.S. by a young heiress. Her boyfriend and local officials are suspicious of the newcomer, who is interested in the "virile" soil of the new world.

Release On: 5th - November - 1943

Vote Count: 46
Vote Average: 6.4/10

The Ghost Ship

Captain Stone's newly recruited officer, Tom Merriam, idolizes his senior who treats him like a friend. But when a couple of his crew members die mysteriously, Tom starts doubting Stone's authority.

Release On: 16th - December - 1943

Vote Count: 40
Vote Average: 6.5/10


The story of Sanshiro, a strong stubborn youth, who travels into the city in order to learn Jujutsu. However, upon his arrival he discovers a new form of self-defence: Judo. The main character is based on Shiro Saigo, a legendary judoka.

Release On: 25th - March - 1943

Vote Count: 67
Vote Average: 6.5/10

Meshes of the Afternoon

A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.

Release On: 1st - January - 1943

Vote Count: 203
Vote Average: 7.9/10

Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from a long list of suspects including the owners of the home, the staff and the patients recovering there.

Release On: 17th - September - 1943

Vote Count: 44
Vote Average: 7/10