Search results for "1940"
The Ape

The Ape

The Ape
IMDb: 4.6
62

Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly scientist who seeks to cure a young woman’s polio. He needs human spinal fluid to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a…

The Mad Doctor

The Mad Doctor

The Mad Doctor
IMDb: 6.7
90

A reporter sleuths the mystery behind an oft-married Viennese doctor whose wives met mysterious fates.

Genre: Thriller
Flight Command

Flight Command

Flight Command
IMDb: 6.3
116

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn’t make a great first impression when he is forced to…

Genre: Drama, War
Johnny Apollo

Johnny Apollo

Johnny Apollo
IMDb: 7
94

Wall Street broker Robert Cain, Sr., is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son Bob then turns to crime to raise money for his father’s release. As assistant to mobster…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
The Devil Bat

The Devil Bat

The Devil Bat
IMDb: 5.5
68

Dr. Carruthers feels bitter at being betrayed by his employers, Heath and Morton, when they became rich as a result of a product he devised. He gains revenge by electrically…

East of the River

East of the River

East of the River
IMDb: 6.2
74

Two troublesome boys grow into very different men, one becoming a hoodlum and the other embracing college but both are in-love with the same girl.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Four Sons

Four Sons

Four Sons
IMDb: 6.2
89

Four Sons is a 1940 film directed by Archie Mayo. It stars Don Ameche and Eugenie Leontovich. It is a remake of the 1928 film of the same name.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Vigil in the Night

Vigil in the Night

Vigil in the Night
IMDb: 6.7
102

A good nurse ruins her career by covering up for her sister’s careless mistake.

Genre: Drama
The Man I Married

The Man I Married

The Man I Married
IMDb: 6.9
77

An American (Joan Bennett) vacations in Europe with her husband (Francis Lederer) and watches him turn into a Nazi.

Genre: Drama
Little Old New York

Little Old New York

Little Old New York
IMDb: 6.6
100

Inventor Robert Fulton (Richard Greene) receives support from a tavern owner (Alice Faye) and a shipyard worker (Fred MacMurray) to help realize his dream of a high-powered steamboat.

Lucky Partners

Lucky Partners

Lucky Partners
IMDb: 6.4
99

Two strangers split a sweepstake prize to go on a fake honeymoon with predictable results.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Susan and God

Susan and God

Susan and God
IMDb: 5.8
117

A flighty socialite neglects her family to promote a new religious group.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
They Knew What They Wanted

They Knew What They Wanted

They Knew What They Wanted
IMDb: 6.2
96

When visiting San Francisco, Tony Patucci, an ageing winegrower from the Napa Valley, sees waitress Amy Peters and falls in love. Returning home, he persuades his foreman Joe, an incorrigible…

Genre: Drama, Romance
I Take This Woman

I Take This Woman

I Take This Woman
IMDb: 6.3
98

On return from Europe Dr. Decker foils glamour girl Georgi from jumping overboard. At Decker’s suggestion to keep busy, she assists at his clinic in the slums.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Case of the Frightened Lady

The Case of the Frightened Lady

The Case of the Frightened Lady
IMDb: 6.4
81

A classic British thriller set in a sinister old house, based on a story by Edgar Wallace. AKA “Scarf Murder Mystery.”

Mexican Spitfire

Mexican Spitfire

Mexican Spitfire
IMDb: 6.2
67

Newlyweds Dennis and Carmelita have several obstacles to deal with in their new marriage: Carmelita’s fiery Latin temper, a meddling aunt and a conniving ex-fiancee who’s determined to break up…

Genre: Comedy
Castle on the Hudson

Castle on the Hudson

Castle on the Hudson
IMDb: 6.8
77

A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Dr. Kildare Goes Home

Dr. Kildare Goes Home

Dr. Kildare Goes Home
IMDb: 6.5
79

A young doctor gives up big-city success to help his father set up a small-town clinic.

Genre: Drama
Comrade X

Comrade X

Comrade X
IMDb: 6.5
90

An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Flying Squad

The Flying Squad

The Flying Squad
IMDb: 6
64

Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the trail of the murderous ringleader of a smuggling organization in London.

Genre: Crime
High School

High School

High School
IMDb: 6.5
74

A teenager who’s been raised and home-schooled at her father’s Texas ranch must adjust to her new surroundings and being with other students when she’s sent to a San Antonio…

Genre: Comedy
Men Against the Sky

Men Against the Sky

Men Against the Sky
IMDb: 5.8
75

A draftswoman, the sister of an aging, alcoholic pilot, secretly uses her brother’s ideas to solve design problems for an experimental military plane in an attempt to save the company…

Genre: Drama, War
Lillian Russell

Lillian Russell

Lillian Russell
IMDb: 6.6
127

Alice Faye plays the title role in this 1940 film biography of the early-20th-century stage star.

Genre: Drama, Music
Star Dust

Star Dust

Star Dust
IMDb: 6.6
90

When the studios reject her because she”s too young, a young actress sets out to build a career on her own.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Michael Shayne: Private Detective

Michael Shayne: Private Detective

Michael Shayne: Private Detective
IMDb: 6.7
77

Millionaire sportsman Hiram Brighton hires gumshoe Michael Shayne to keep his spoiled daughter Phyllis away from racetrack betting windows and roulette wheels. After Phyllis slips away and continues her compulsive…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady

The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady

The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
IMDb: 6.4
71

A hardworking secretary for a rich woman finds herself engaged to the woman’s son and accused of a murder she didn’t commit.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Irene

Irene

Irene
IMDb: 6.4
101

Upholsterer’s assistant Irene O’Dare meets wealthy Don Marshall while she is measuring chairs for Mrs. Herman Vincent at her Long Island estate. Charmed by her, Don anonymously purchases Madame Lucy’s,…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls
IMDb: 6
85

Mr Casey’s daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards. The college is in financial trouble and her…

Genre: Comedy, Music
Third Finger, Left Hand

Third Finger, Left Hand

Third Finger, Left Hand
IMDb: 6.9
96

Magazine editor Margot Merrick pretends to be married in order to avoid advances from male colleagues. Unfortunately, things don’t go to plan when Jeff Thompson, a potential suitor, uncovers the…

Genre: Comedy
Sailors Three

Sailors Three

Sailors Three
IMDb: 6
86

Three sailors get drunk while on shore leave and end up on the wrong ship. When they realise their mistake they scramble off it and onto their warship, HMS Ferocious….

Genre: Comedy, War
Donald’s Dog Laundry

Donald’s Dog Laundry

Donald’s Dog Laundry
IMDb: 6.8
8

With a rubber bone as a lure, Donald Duck tries to entice Pluto to try his mechanical dog washer. When the bone gives Pluto trouble, Donald tries a toy cat…

Genre: Animation
Mr. Duck Steps Out

Mr. Duck Steps Out

Mr. Duck Steps Out
IMDb: 7.4
8

Donald visits the house of his new love interest for their first known date. At first Daisy acts shy and has her back turned to her visitor. But Donald soon…

Genre: Animation
The Man with Nine Lives

The Man with Nine Lives

The Man with Nine Lives
IMDb: 6.6
74

Dr. Leon Kravaal develops a potential cure for cancer, which involves freezing the patient. But an experiment goes awry when authorities believe Kravaal has killed a patient. Kravaal freezes the…

The Well-Digger’s Daughter

The Well-Digger’s Daughter

The Well-Digger’s Daughter
IMDb: 7.3
142

A rural maiden’s two suitors go off to war, leaving her pregnant.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Music in My Heart

Music in My Heart

Music in My Heart
IMDb: 6
70

A young woman engaged to a millionaire falls for the understudy in a Broadway musical.

Genre: Music, Romance
Baptism of Fire

Baptism of Fire

Baptism of Fire
IMDb: 5.8
90

The Legend of the Luftwaffe began in Poland, the first victim of Hitler’s blitzkrieg. Combat cameramen filmed the aerial campaign, showing preparations for flight, massive air strikes, and the appalling…

Genre: Documentary
Saturday’s Children

Saturday’s Children

Saturday’s Children
IMDb: 6.4
102

An inventor and his bride get testy in the city as they try to make ends meet.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Bad Man from Red Butte

Bad Man from Red Butte

Bad Man from Red Butte
IMDb: 5.2
58

A cowboy arrives in a town, and is immediately mistaken for his twin brother who is wanted for murder.

Genre: Western
Strange Cargo

Strange Cargo

Strange Cargo
IMDb: 6.9
113

Convicts escaping from Devil’s Island come under the influence of a strange Christ-like figure.

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird
IMDb: 6.4
83

An ungrateful girl and her little brother are transported in their dreams by a fairy to a wonderland, tasked with finding the mythical blue bird of happiness, meeting friends and…