Monday, December 13, 2010

The Best Films of 1940, 1941

It's getting to be that time of year again when I begin to compile my list of the 25 best movies of the year. As a prelude I revisit the Top 25 from past years. Click on the titles to learn more about the films.

1940
1. The Grapes of Wrath
2. Rebecca
3. His Girl Friday
4. The Philadelphia Story
5. Pinocchio
6. The Great Dictator
7. The Mark of Zorro
8. The Bank Dick
9. The Sea Hawk
10 The Shop Around the Corner
11. Fantasia
12. The Letter
13. Pride and Prejudice
14. Abe Lincoln in Illinois
15. The Thief of Bagdad
16. Waterloo Bridge
17. The Mortal Storm
18. The Westerner
19. Foreign Correspondent
20. Night Train to Munich
21. The Long Voyage Home
22. All This and Heaven Too
23. Our Town
24. Kitty Foyle
25 The Great McGinty

1941
1. Citizen Kane
2. How Green Was My Valley
3. The Maltese Falcon
4. Sullivan’s Travels
5. The Lady Eve
6. Here Comes Mr. Jordan
7. The Devil and Miss Jones
8. Sergeant York
9.  Dumbo
10. The Little Foxes
11. Meet John Doe
12. The Man Who Came to Dinner
13. The Sea Wolf
14. Ball of Fire
15. Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
16. The Devil and Daniel Webster
17. Blood and Sand
18. The Wolf Man
19. Major Barbara
20. Forty-Ninth Parallel
21. They Died With Their Boots On
22. Hold Back the Dawn
23. The Great Lie
24. High Sierra
25. Suspicion

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