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The Best Movies of 1949 - Original Release   (85 Most Notable)

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 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1949, # 78 Overall The Third Man 1949 Reed, Carol UK BD
# 2 for 1949, # 180 Overall Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 Hamer, Robert UK D
# 3 for 1949, # 215 Overall White Heat 1949 Walsh, Raoul USA DS
# 4 for 1949, # 242 Overall Orpheus 1949 Cocteau, Jean France BD
# 5 for 1949, # 343 Overall All the King's Men 1949 Rossen, Robert USA D
# 6 for 1949, # 499 Overall The Heiress 1949 Wyler, William USA D
# 7 for 1949, # 522 Overall On the Town 1949 Kelly, Gene / Donen, Stanley USA DS
# 8 for 1949, # 564 Overall Twelve O'Clock High 1949 King, Henry USA BDS
# 9 for 1949, # 581 Overall Adam's Rib 1949 Cukor, George USA D
# 10 for 1949, # 665 Overall Whisky Galore! 1949 Mackendrick, Alexander UK D
# 11 for 1949, # 826 Overall The Set-Up 1949 Wise, Robert USA Y
# 12 for 1949, # 832 Overall She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 1949 Ford, John USA D
# 13 for 1949, # 861 Overall Late Spring 1949 Ozu, Yasujiro Japan BD
# 14 for 1949, # 885 Overall They Live by Night 1949 Ray, Nicholas USA D
# 15 for 1949, # 921 Overall A Letter to Three Wives 1949 Mankiewicz, Joseph L. USA BD
# 16 for 1949, # 1008 Overall Jour de fête 1949 Tati, Jacques France
# 17 for 1949, # 1042 Overall Intruder in the Dust 1949 Brown, Clarence USA Y
# 18 for 1949, # 1199 Overall The Reckless Moment 1949 Ophüls, Max USA
# 19 for 1949, # 1353 Overall The Small Back Room 1949 Powell, Michael / Pressburger, Emeric UK D
# 20 for 1949, # 1472 Overall Champion 1949 Robson, Mark USA BD
# 21 for 1949, # 1512 Overall Passport to Pimlico 1949 Cornelius, Henry UK D
# 22 for 1949, # 1694 Overall Caught 1949 Ophüls, Max / Berry, John USA V
# 23 for 1949, # 1766 Overall The Queen of Spades 1949 Dickinson, Thorold UK D
# 24 for 1949, # 1812 Overall Stray Dog 1949 Kurosawa, Akira Japan Y
# 25 for 1949, # 1842 Overall I Was a Male War Bride 1949 Hawks, Howard USA D
# 26 for 1949, # 1887 Overall The Hasty Heart 1949 Sherman, Vincent UK D
# 27 for 1949, # 1916 Overall The Window 1949 Tetzlaff, Ted USA
# 28 for 1949, # 1957 Overall Occupe-Toi d'Amélie 1949 Autant-Lara, Claude France
# 29 for 1949, # 1998 Overall Samson and Delilah 1949 DeMille, Cecil B. USA D
# 30 for 1949, # 2009 Overall Battleground 1949 Wellman, William A. USA D
# 31 for 1949, # 2034 Overall Alias Nick Beal 1949 Farrow, John USA
# 32 for 1949, # 2116 Overall Sands of Iwo Jima 1949 Dwan, Allan USA D
# 33 for 1949, # 2174 Overall Le Silence de la Mer 1949 Melville, Jean-Pierre France V
# 34 for 1949, # 2177 Overall The Fountainhead 1949 Vidor, King USA DS
# 35 for 1949, # 2185 Overall Colorado Territory 1949 Walsh, Raoul USA
# 35 for 1949, # 2185 Overall Criss Cross 1949 Siodmak, Robert USA D
# 35 for 1949, # 2185 Overall Under Capricorn 1949 Hitchcock, Alfred UK D
# 35 for 1949, # 2185 Overall Une si jolie petite plage 1949 Allégret, Yves France / Netherlands
# 36 for 1949, # 2231 Overall Everybody Does It 1949 Goulding, Edmund USA
# 36 for 1949, # 2231 Overall It Happens Every Spring 1949 Bacon, Lloyd USA
# 36 for 1949, # 2231 Overall Madame Bovary 1949 Minnelli, Vincente USA D
# 36 for 1949, # 2231 Overall The Rocking Horse Winner 1949 Pelissier, Anthony UK D
# 36 for 1949, # 2231 Overall So Dear to My Heart 1949 Schuster, Harold D. / Luske, Hamilton USA
# 36 for 1949, # 2231 Overall The Stratton Story 1949 Wood, Sam USA D
# 37 for 1949, # 2291 Overall Begone Dull Care 1949 McLaren, Norman / Lambart, Evelyn Canada D
# 38 for 1949, # 2312 Overall The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad 1949 Algar, James / Geronimi, Clyde / Kinney, Jack USA D
# 38 for 1949, # 2312 Overall Pinky 1949 Kazan, Elia / Ford, John USA D
# 38 for 1949, # 2312 Overall Prince of Foxes 1949 King, Henry USA D
# 38 for 1949, # 2312 Overall Take Me Out to the Ball Game 1949 Berkeley, Busby USA D
# 38 for 1949, # 2312 Overall The Threat 1949 Feist, Felix E. USA
# 39 for 1949, # 2322 Overall The Walls of Malapaga 1949 Clément, René France / Italy
# 40 for 1949, # 2341 Overall The Lead Shoes 1949 Peterson, Sidney USA D
# 41 for 1949, # 2343 Overall Manon 1949 Clouzot, Henri-Georges France
# 42 for 1949, # 2366 Overall Cielo sulla palude 1949 Genina, Augusto Italy
# 42 for 1949, # 2366 Overall La Malquerida 1949 Fernández, Emilio Mexico
# 43 for 1949, # 2368 Overall Home of the Brave 1949 Robson, Mark USA Y
# 44 for 1949, # 2378 Overall Come to the Stable 1949 Koster, Henry USA Y
# 45 for 1949, # 2390 Overall Lost Boundaries 1949 Werker, Alfred L. USA
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall Border Incident 1949 Mann, Anthony USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall The Cask of Amontillado 1949 Stevens, Robert USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall For Scent-imental Reasons 1949 Jones, Chuck USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall The Joe McDoakes Collection 1949 Bare, Richard L. USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall Looney Tunes - Golden Collection, Volume Six 1949 Jones, Chuck / Freleng, Friz / Ising, Rudolf / Harman, Hugh / Clampett, Robert / Palmer, Tom / King, Jack / McKimson, Robert / McCabe, Norm / Levitow, Abe USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall Love Happy 1949 Miller, David / McCarey, Leo USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall Pluto's Sweater 1949 Nichols, Charles A. USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall Ragtime Bear 1949 Hubley, John USA Y
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall The Secret Garden 1949 Wilcox, Fred M. USA V
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall So Much for So Little 1949 Jones, Chuck USA D
# 46 for 1949, # 2399 Overall Walt Disney Treasures - The Chronological Donald, Volume Three (1947 - 1950) 1949 Hannah, Jack / King, Jack USA D
# 47 for 1949, # 2401 Overall Bad Luck Blackie 1949 Avery, Tex USA Y
# 47 for 1949, # 2401 Overall Blood of the Beasts 1949 Franju, Georges France Y
# 47 for 1949, # 2401 Overall Little Rural Riding Hood 1949 Avery, Tex USA Y
# 47 for 1949, # 2401 Overall Thieves' Highway 1949 Dassin, Jules USA Y
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall The Blue Lagoon 1949 Launder, Frank UK
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall Christopher Columbus 1949 MacDonald, David UK D
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court 1949 Garnett, Tay USA D
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall Conspirator 1949 Saville, Victor UK V
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall The History of Mr. Polly 1949 Pelissier, Anthony UK
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall Jolson Sings Again 1949 Levin, Henry USA D
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall The Last Illusion 1949 von Báky, Josef West Germany
# 48 for 1949, # 2421 Overall Mighty Joe Young 1949 Schoedsack, Ernest B. USA D
# 49 for 1949, # 2422 Overall Andaz 1949 Khan, Mehboob India
# 49 for 1949, # 2422 Overall Crows and Sparrows 1949 Zheng, Junli China Y
# 49 for 1949, # 2422 Overall My Love Has Been Burning 1949 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan
# 49 for 1949, # 2422 Overall Not Wanted 1949 Clifton, Elmer / Lupino, Ida USA Y
 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
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B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack
 
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