The Best Movies of 1939 Films

The Best Movies of 1939

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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 movies include Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz and many additional movies 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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    Of Mice and Men is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Burgess Meredith, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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    Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    James Stewart, Claude Rains, Jean Arthur

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    Stagecoach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    John Wayne, John Carradine, Claire Trevor

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    The Roaring Twenties is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Frank McHugh

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    Ninotchka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Greta Garbo, Bela Lugosi, Melvyn Douglas

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    Dark Victory is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Ronald Reagan, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

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    The Story of Vernon and Irene ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Walter Brennan

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    Bachelor Mother is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn

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    Only Angels Have Wings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Rita Hayworth, Cary Grant, Jean Arthur

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    Midnight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore

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    Goodbye, Mr. Chips is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Greer Garson, John Mills, Paul Henreid

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    The Adventures of Sherlock Hol... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, George Zucco

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    The Private Lives of Elizabeth... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vincent Price

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    It's a Wonderful World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    James Stewart, Claudette Colbert, Edgar Kennedy

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    Love Affair is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya

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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

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

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    Young Mr. Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Henry Fonda, Ward Bond, Donald Meek

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    Another Thin Man is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Myrna Loy, William Powell, Ruth Hussey

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    Destry Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Billy Gilbert

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    Nancy Drew... Reporter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Bonita Granville, John Litel, Frankie Thomas

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    The Four Feathers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, C. Aubrey Smith

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    Drums Along the Mohawk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

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    Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert, John Carradine

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    The Hound of the Baskervilles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Basil Rathbone, John Carradine, Wendy Barrie

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    Dodge City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan

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    Raffles is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Olivia de Havilland, David Niven

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    The Great Man Votes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    John Barrymore, Katharine Alexander, Virginia Weidler

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    The Cat and the Canary is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Gale Sondergaard

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    The Rules of the Game is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Jean Renoir, Marcel Dalio, Julien Carette

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    Gunga Din is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks

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    The Flying Deuces is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker

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    Invisible Stripes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Humphrey Bogart, William Holden, George Raft

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    Daughters Courageous is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Claude Rains, John Garfield, Donald Crisp

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    Wuthering Heights is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Merle Oberon

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    The Real Glory is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    David Niven, Gary Cooper, Broderick Crawford

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    Union Pacific is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Barbara Stanwyck, Anthony Quinn, Joel McCrea

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    Jamaica Inn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Robert Newton

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    They Made Me a Criminal is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan, John Garfield

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    I Stole a Million is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Claire Trevor, George Raft, Victor Jory

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    The Spy in Black is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw

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    Intermezzo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Ingrid Bergman, Leslie Howard, Cecil Kellaway

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    Susannah of the Mounties is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 1939
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    Three Sappy People is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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    Yes, We Have No Bonanza is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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    Boys' Reformatory is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Frankie Darro, Grant Withers, Pat Flaherty

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    Daybreak is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, Arletty

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    Tail Spin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Jane Wyman, Alice Faye, Constance Bennett

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    We Want Our Mummy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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    Juarez is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 1939

    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Muni

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