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It's a Wonderful Life

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

Release On: 20th - December - 1946

Vote Count: 2828
Vote Average: 8.3/10


Gilda

A gambler discovers an old flame while in Argentina, but she's married to his new boss.

Release On: 25th - April - 1946

Vote Count: 351
Vote Average: 7.6/10


A Night in Casablanca

The Marx Brothers are employed at a hotel in postwar Casablanca, where a ring of Nazis is trying to recover a cache of stolen treasure.

Release On: 10th - May - 1946

Vote Count: 69
Vote Average: 7/10


The Big Sleep

Private Investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by wealthy General Sternwood regarding a matter involving his youngest daughter Carmen. Before the complex case is over, Marlowe sees murder, blackmail, deception, and what might be love.

Release On: 23rd - August - 1946

Vote Count: 632
Vote Average: 7.7/10


Notorious

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian, a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with Alicia, the stakes get higher, and Devlin must watch her slip further undercover.

Release On: 21st - August - 1946

Vote Count: 974
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Great Expectations

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

Release On: 26th - December - 1946

Vote Count: 178
Vote Average: 7.3/10


La belle et la bête

The story of a gentle-hearted beast in love with a simple and beautiful girl. She is drawn to the repellent but strangely fascinating Beast, who tests her fidelity by giving her a key, telling her that if she doesn't return it to him by a specific time, he will die of grief. She is unable to return the key on time, but it is revealed that the Beast is the genuinely handsome one. A simple tale of tragic love that turns into a surreal vision of death, desire, and beauty.

Release On: 29th - October - 1946

Vote Count: 379
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Song of the South

Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Br'er Rabbit to help little Johnny deal with his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation.

Release On: 12th - November - 1946

Vote Count: 190
Vote Average: 6.6/10


My Darling Clementine

Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and James dead. Wyatt takes on the job of town marshal, making his brothers deputies, and vows to stay in Tombstone until James' killers are found. He soon runs into the brooding, coughing, hard-drinking Doc Holliday as well as the sullen and vicious Clanton clan. Wyatt discovers the owner of a trinket stolen from James' dead body and the stage is set for the Earps' long-awaited revenge.

Release On: 17th - October - 1946

Vote Count: 237
Vote Average: 7.5/10


A Matter of Life and Death

When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world realise their mistake, and dispatch an angel to collect him.

Release On: 15th - December - 1946

Vote Count: 215
Vote Average: 7.8/10


The Best Years of Our Lives

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare. Captain Fred Derry is returning to a loveless marriage; Sergeant Al Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him; and young sailor Homer Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands. Can these three men find the courage to rebuild their world? Or are the best years of their lives a thing of the past?

Release On: 25th - December - 1946

Vote Count: 365
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Dressed to Kill

A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes. When the innocent purchasers of the boxes start to be murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate.

Release On: 24th - May - 1946

Vote Count: 61
Vote Average: 6.6/10


The Killers

Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life insurance policy, an investigator, on a hunch, decides to look into the murder. As the Swede's past is laid bare, it comes to light that he was in love with a beautiful woman who may have lured him into pulling off a bank robbery overseen by another man.

Release On: 28th - August - 1946

Vote Count: 215
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Lady in the Lake

Private detective Philip Marlowe is asked by a publishing executive, Adrienne Fromsett, to locate the wife of her boss, publisher Derace Kingsby. Earlier she had sent her husband a telegram saying she was heading to Mexico to marry Chris Lavery. However Kingsby had recently seen Lavery in the neighbouring Bay City. Marlowe pursues his investigation at the Kingsby's lakeside cottage.

Release On: 19th - December - 1946

Vote Count: 53
Vote Average: 6/10


The Postman Always Rings Twice

A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband.

Release On: 2nd - May - 1946

Vote Count: 190
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Terror by Night

Holmes and Watson board a passenger train bound from London to Edinburgh, to guard the Star of Rhodesia, an enormous diamond worth a fortune belonging to an elderly woman of wealth; but within the first hour of the trip, the woman's son is murdered and the diamond stolen and any of the passengers in their car could be the killer thief.

Release On: 1st - February - 1946

Vote Count: 66
Vote Average: 6.6/10


The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Three childhood friends, Martha, Walter and Sam, share a terrible secret. Over time, the ambitious Martha and the pusillanimous Walter have married. She is a cold businesswoman; he is the district attorney: a perfect combination to dominate the corrupt city of Iverstown at will. But the unexpected return of Sam, after years of absence, deeply disturbs the life of the odd couple.

Release On: 19th - August - 1946

Vote Count: 89
Vote Average: 7.2/10


The Yearling

Jody convinces his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves?

Release On: 18th - December - 1946

Vote Count: 57
Vote Average: 6.4/10


The Stranger

A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.

Release On: 2nd - July - 1946

Vote Count: 357
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Duel in the Sun

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Release On: 31st - December - 1946

Vote Count: 94
Vote Average: 6.6/10