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Best Movies of 1939

List of the best movies of 1939, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1939 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1939. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1939 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1939 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List items include Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz and many additional items as well.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1939?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1939?"

1939 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1939. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1939 aren't just one persons opinion.
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    James Stewart, Claude Rains, Jean Arthur

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    John Wayne, John Carradine, Claire Trevor

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    Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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    Greer Garson, John Mills, Paul Henreid

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, George Zucco

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    Henry Fonda, Ward Bond, Donald Meek

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    Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, C. Aubrey Smith

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    Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Edmond O'Brien

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    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan

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    Ronald Reagan, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

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    Gary Cooper, David Niven, Broderick Crawford

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    Barbara Stanwyck, Anthony Quinn, Joel McCrea

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    Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Frank McHugh

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    Greta Garbo, Bela Lugosi, Melvyn Douglas

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    James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Billy Gilbert

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    David Niven, Loretta Young, Eve Arden

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    Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Stuart Holmes

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    Ronald Reagan, Ann Sheridan, Eduardo Ciannelli

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    Basil Rathbone, John Carradine, Lionel Atwill

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    Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone

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    Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez

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    Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya

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    Guy D'Ennery, Sheila Darcy, Budd Buster

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    Claudette Colbert, John Barrymore, Don Ameche

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    new! Myrna Loy, William Powell, Otto Kruger

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    Edward G. Robinson, George Sanders, Paul Lukas

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    Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power, John Carradine

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    Johnny Mack Brown, Charles King, Tom London

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    Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vincent Price

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    Cesar Romero, John Carradine, Randolph Scott

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    W. C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Edward Brophy

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    Pedro Quartucci, Mecha Ortiz

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    Conrad Veidt, Sebastian Shaw, Valerie Hobson

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    Jean Renoir, Marcel Dalio, Julien Carette

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    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker

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    Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan, John Garfield

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    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan

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    Bela Lugosi, Anita Louise, Patsy Kelly

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Jane Wyman, Alice Faye, Nancy Kelly

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Merle Oberon

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    Rita Hayworth, Cary Grant, Jean Arthur

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    Ingrid Bergman, Hasse Ekman, Gösta Ekman

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    Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Robert Newton

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    Claire Trevor, George Raft, Victor Jory

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    James Cagney, George Raft, Maxie Rosenbloom

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