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Double Indemnity

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays double if the death is accidental.

Release On: 14th - June - 1944

Vote Count: 1260
Vote Average: 8.2/10

Going My Way

Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy. After being appointed to a run-down New York parish, O'Malley's worldly knowledge helps him connect with a gang of boys looking for direction, eventually winning over the aging, conventional Parish priest.

Release On: 15th - May - 1944

Vote Count: 109
Vote Average: 6.8/10

The Thin Man Goes Home

On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.

Release On: 24th - December - 1944

Vote Count: 58
Vote Average: 7.3/10

The Three Caballeros

For Donald's birthday he receives a box with three gifts inside. The gifts, a movie projector, a pop-up book, and a pinata, each take Donald on wild adventures through Mexico and South America.

Release On: 21st - July - 1944

Vote Count: 505
Vote Average: 6.4/10


A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.

Release On: 11th - October - 1944

Vote Count: 543
Vote Average: 7.7/10

Meet Me in St. Louis

In the year before the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

Release On: 28th - November - 1944

Vote Count: 241
Vote Average: 7.1/10

Murder, My Sweet

Gumshoe Philip Marlowe is hired by the oafish Moose Malloy to track down his former girlfriend. He's also hired to accompany an effeminate playboy buy back some jewels. When the exchange results in the playboy's murder, Marlowe can't leave the case alone, and soon discovers it's related to Malloy's. As he gets drawn deeper into a complex web of intrigue by a mysterious blonde, the detective finds his own life in increasing jeopardy.

Release On: 14th - December - 1944

Vote Count: 152
Vote Average: 7.4/10


A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.

Release On: 4th - May - 1944

Vote Count: 298
Vote Average: 7.5/10


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.

Release On: 28th - January - 1944

Vote Count: 300
Vote Average: 7.4/10

House of Frankenstein

An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Release On: 1st - December - 1944

Vote Count: 93
Vote Average: 6/10

Arsenic and Old Lace

Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a quick trip home to tell his two maiden aunts, he finds out his aunts' hobby - killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar!

Release On: 1st - September - 1944

Vote Count: 649
Vote Average: 7.6/10

The Woman in the Window

A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.

Release On: 25th - October - 1944

Vote Count: 217
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Phantom Lady

A mystery woman is a murder suspect's only alibi for the night of his wife's death.

Release On: 28th - January - 1944

Vote Count: 85
Vote Average: 7/10

Cover Girl

A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.

Release On: 22nd - March - 1944

Vote Count: 54
Vote Average: 6.4/10

The Lodger

In Victorian era London, the inhabitants of a family home with rented rooms upstairs fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Release On: 19th - January - 1944

Vote Count: 64
Vote Average: 6.4/10

Mr. Skeffington

A beautiful but vain woman who rejects the love of her older husband must face the loss of her youth and beauty.

Release On: 25th - May - 1944

Vote Count: 45
Vote Average: 6.6/10

The Uninvited

A brother and sister move into an old seaside house they find abandoned for many years on the English coast. Their original enchantment with the house diminishes as they hear stories of the previous owners and meet their daughter (now a young woman) who now lives as a neighbor with her grandfather. Also heard are unexplained sounds during the night. It becomes obvious that the house is haunted.

Release On: 18th - February - 1944

Vote Count: 145
Vote Average: 7/10

The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Release On: 24th - November - 1944

Vote Count: 79
Vote Average: 6.8/10

Ministry of Fear

Stephen Neale is released into WWII England after two years in an asylum, but it doesn't seem so sane outside either. On his way back to London to rejoin civilization, he stumbles across a murderous spy ring and doesn't quite know to whom to turn.

Release On: 19th - May - 1944

Vote Count: 114
Vote Average: 6.9/10

Die Feuerzangenbowle

Die Feuerzangenbowle from Director Helmut Weiss is based on the novel by the same name from Heinrich Spoerl and Hans Reimann that has turned into a cult German film. The film tells the story of a writer Johannes Pfeiffer who goes undercover as a student in a high school after his friends told him that he missed out on a great life experience since he was home schooled.

Release On: 28th - January - 1944

Vote Count: 103
Vote Average: 7/10