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The Best Movies of 1939 - Original Release   (85 Most Notable)

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 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1939, # 6 Overall The Rules of the Game 1939 Renoir, Jean France BD
# 2 for 1939, # 29 Overall Gone with the Wind 1939 Fleming, Victor USA BDS
# 3 for 1939, # 35 Overall The Wizard of Oz 1939 Fleming, Victor / Vidor, King / Cukor, George / LeRoy, Mervyn USA BDS
# 4 for 1939, # 98 Overall Stagecoach 1939 Ford, John USA BD
# 5 for 1939, # 136 Overall Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Capra, Frank USA D
# 6 for 1939, # 259 Overall Ninotchka 1939 Lubitsch, Ernst USA D
# 7 for 1939, # 321 Overall Le Jour se lève 1939 Carné, Marcel France D
# 8 for 1939, # 343 Overall Wuthering Heights 1939 Wyler, William USA DS
# 9 for 1939, # 502 Overall Destry Rides Again 1939 Marshall, George USA D
# 10 for 1939, # 505 Overall Gunga Din 1939 Stevens, George USA D
# 11 for 1939, # 512 Overall Young Mr. Lincoln 1939 Ford, John USA D
# 12 for 1939, # 518 Overall The Women 1939 Cukor, George USA Y
# 13 for 1939, # 588 Overall Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1939 Wood, Sam UK Y
# 14 for 1939, # 609 Overall Love Affair 1939 McCarey, Leo USA D
# 15 for 1939, # 695 Overall Only Angels Have Wings 1939 Hawks, Howard USA D
# 16 for 1939, # 747 Overall Midnight 1939 Leisen, Mitchell USA D
# 17 for 1939, # 821 Overall Of Mice and Men 1939 Milestone, Lewis USA D
# 18 for 1939, # 829 Overall Dark Victory 1939 Goulding, Edmund USA DS
# 19 for 1939, # 1032 Overall The Stars Look Down 1939 Reed, Carol UK Y
# 20 for 1939, # 1070 Overall The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939 Dieterle, William USA DS
# 21 for 1939, # 1113 Overall The Roaring Twenties 1939 Walsh, Raoul USA D
# 22 for 1939, # 1164 Overall The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums 1939 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan Y
# 23 for 1939, # 1303 Overall Bachelor Mother 1939 Kanin, Garson USA
# 24 for 1939, # 1547 Overall The Four Feathers 1939 Korda, Zoltan UK BD
# 25 for 1939, # 1571 Overall Intermezzo 1939 Ratoff, Gregory USA DS
# 26 for 1939, # 1646 Overall Son of Frankenstein 1939 Lee, Rowland V. USA D
# 27 for 1939, # 1673 Overall Stanley and Livingstone 1939 King, Henry / Brower, Otto USA V
# 28 for 1939, # 1689 Overall Dodge City 1939 Curtiz, Michael USA DS
# 29 for 1939, # 1896 Overall The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1939 Werker, Alfred L. USA D
# 29 for 1939, # 1896 Overall Drums Along the Mohawk 1939 Ford, John USA D
# 30 for 1939, # 1898 Overall Babes in Arms 1939 Berkeley, Busby USA D
# 31 for 1939, # 1971 Overall On His Own 1939 Donskoy, Mark Soviet Union
# 32 for 1939, # 1973 Overall Tevye 1939 Schwartz, Maurice USA Y
# 33 for 1939, # 2041 Overall The Rains Came 1939 Brown, Clarence USA D
# 34 for 1939, # 2046 Overall Union Pacific 1939 DeMille, Cecil B. USA D
# 35 for 1939, # 2051 Overall Confessions of a Nazi Spy 1939 Litvak, Anatole USA
# 36 for 1939, # 2127 Overall Golden Boy 1939 Mamoulian, Rouben USA
# 37 for 1939, # 2198 Overall The End of a Day 1939 Duvivier, Julien France
# 38 for 1939, # 2216 Overall The Great Man Votes 1939 Kanin, Garson USA
# 38 for 1939, # 2216 Overall The Old Maid 1939 Goulding, Edmund USA D
# 39 for 1939, # 2227 Overall The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex 1939 Curtiz, Michael USA DS
# 39 for 1939, # 2227 Overall You Can't Cheat an Honest Man 1939 Marshall, George / Cline, Edward F. / Sedgwick, Edward USA D
# 40 for 1939, # 2301 Overall The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939 Lanfield, Sidney USA D
# 40 for 1939, # 2301 Overall Jesse James 1939 King, Henry / Cummings, Irving USA D
# 41 for 1939, # 2308 Overall The Light That Failed 1939 Wellman, William A. USA
# 41 for 1939, # 2308 Overall The Man in the Iron Mask 1939 Whale, James USA D
# 42 for 1939, # 2337 Overall The City 1939 Steiner, Ralph / Van Dyke, Willard USA
# 42 for 1939, # 2337 Overall Cologne: From the Diary of Ray and Esther 1939 Dowidat, Ray / Dowidat, Esther USA
# 42 for 1939, # 2337 Overall Marian Anderson: The Lincoln Memorial Concert 1939 unknown USA D
# 42 for 1939, # 2337 Overall The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair 1939 Snody, Robert R. USA D
# 42 for 1939, # 2337 Overall Trance and Dance in Bali 1939 Bateson, Gregory / Mead, Margaret USA
# 42 for 1939, # 2337 Overall Verbena trágica 1939 Lamont, Charles USA
# 43 for 1939, # 2339 Overall Abuna Messias 1939 Alessandrini, Goffredo Italy
# 43 for 1939, # 2339 Overall Beau Geste 1939 Wellman, William A. USA DS
# 44 for 1939, # 2361 Overall Bel Ami 1939 Forst, Willi Germany
# 45 for 1939, # 2363 Overall Crisis 1939 Kline, Herbert / Burger, Hans / Hammid, Alexander USA
# 45 for 1939, # 2363 Overall Robert Koch 1939 Steinhoff, Hans Germany
# 45 for 1939, # 2363 Overall Spy in Black 1939 Powell, Michael UK Y
# 46 for 1939, # 2388 Overall Each Dawn I Die 1939 Keighley, William USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Another Thin Man 1939 Van Dyke, W.S. USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall The Awful Goof 1939 Lord, Del USA
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Colorado Sunset 1939 Sherman, George USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Gulliver's Travels 1939 Fleischer, Dave USA BD
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Invisible Stripes 1939 Bacon, Lloyd USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Mexicali Rose 1939 Sherman, George USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Peace On Earth 1939 Harman, Hugh USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Pest from the West 1939 Lord, Del USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Rattling Romeo 1939 Lord, Del USA
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall The Real Glory 1939 Hathaway, Henry USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Rose of Washington Square 1939 Ratoff, Gregory USA DS
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle 1939 Potter, H.C. USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Three Musketeers 1939 Dwan, Allan USA D
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall The Under-Pup 1939 Wallace, Richard USA
# 47 for 1939, # 2394 Overall Zorro's Fighting Legion 1939 English, John / Witney, William USA D
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall The First Days 1939 Jackson, Pat / Jennings, Humphrey / Watt, Harry UK
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall The Flying Deuces 1939 Sutherland, A. Edward USA D
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall Hollywood Cavalcade 1939 Cummings, Irving / St. Clair, Malcolm / Keaton, Buster USA D
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall Humoresque 1939 Vávra, Otakar Czechoslovakia
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall Juarez 1939 Dieterle, William USA D
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall Shchors 1939 Dovzhenko, Aleksandr / Solntseva, Yuliya Soviet Union
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall The Story of Alexander Graham Bell 1939 Cummings, Irving USA V
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall They Made Me a Criminal 1939 Berkeley, Busby USA D
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall Tractor Drivers 1939 Pyryev, Ivan Soviet Union
# 48 for 1939, # 2416 Overall Wings of the Navy 1939 Bacon, Lloyd USA
NR At the Circus 1939 Buzzell, Edward USA D
 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack
 
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