Best Movies of 1939 Films
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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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    John Wayne, John Carradine, Claire Trevor

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    Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan

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    Greer Garson, John Mills, Paul Henreid

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    Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, George Zucco

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    Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Frank McHugh

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    Greta Garbo, Bela Lugosi, Melvyn Douglas

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    Henry Fonda, Ward Bond, Donald Meek

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    James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Billy Gilbert

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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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    Ronald Reagan, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

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    Barbara Stanwyck, Anthony Quinn, Joel McCrea

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    Gary Cooper, David Niven, Broderick Crawford

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    James Stewart, Claudette Colbert, Edgar Kennedy

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    Claire Trevor, George Raft, Victor Jory

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    Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Robert Newton

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    Ingrid Bergman, Hasse Ekman, Gösta Ekman

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    Claudette Colbert, John Barrymore, Don Ameche

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    Pedro Quartucci, Mecha Ortiz

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    Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya

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    Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power, John Carradine

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    Guy D'Ennery, Sheila Darcy, Budd Buster

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    W. C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Edward Brophy

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    Rita Hayworth, Cary Grant, Jean Arthur

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    Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Merle Oberon

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    Johnny Mack Brown, Charles King, Tom London

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    Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Stuart Holmes

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    Jean Renoir, Marcel Dalio, Julien Carette

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    Basil Rathbone, John Carradine, Lionel Atwill

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    Bela Lugosi, Anita Louise, Patsy Kelly

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    Merle Oberon, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez

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    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker

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    Conrad Veidt, Sebastian Shaw, Valerie Hobson

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    Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan, John Garfield

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    Jane Wyman, Alice Faye, Nancy Kelly

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    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan

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    Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vincent Price

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Ray Milland

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    Boris Karloff

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    Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn

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    Shirley Temple, Cesar Romero, Anita Louise

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