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List of the best movies of 1944, with movie trailers when available. 1944 was a great film year, with Bing Crosby's Going My Way grossing the most at the box office. These top movies of 1944 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 1944. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1944 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1944 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List movies include Double Indemnity, Arsenic and Old Lace and many additional movies as well.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1944?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1944?"

1944 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1944. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1944 aren't just one persons opinion.
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Gaslight Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury, Charles Boyer

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Meet Me in St. Louis Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Margaret O'Brien

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Arsenic and Old Lace Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

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Laura Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Judith Anderson

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Lifeboat Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn, Heather Angel

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To Have and Have Not Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan

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Murder, My Sweet Claire Trevor, Dick Powell, Mike Mazurki

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Jane Eyre Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien

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Since You Went Away Shirley Temple, Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones

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Going My Way Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, William Smith

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The Princess and the Pirate Bob Hope, Walter Brennan, Virginia Mayo

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I'll Be Seeing You Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple, Joseph Cotten

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Buffalo Bill Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Linda Darnell

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Tall in the Saddle John Wayne, Ward Bond, George "Gabby" Hayes

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The Canterville Ghost Charles Laughton, Margaret O'Brien, Robert Young

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey Alla Nazimova, nm0129894, Francis Lederer

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The Fighting Seabees John Wayne, Susan Hayward, William Frawley

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National Velvet Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, Angela Lansbury

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Hail the Conquering Hero William Demarest, Freddie Steele, Mildred Harris

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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek Betty Hutton, William Demarest, Brian Donlevy

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Henry V Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo Robert Mitchum, Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson

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Marine Raiders Robert Ryan, Ruth Hussey, Pat O'Brien

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The Uninvited Ray Milland, Gail Russell, Donald Crisp

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A Canterbury Tale Charles Hawtrey, Dennis Price, Kim Hunter

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Torment Ingmar Bergman, Alf Kjellin, Mai Zetterling

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The Mask of Dimitrios Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Faye Emerson

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The Suspect Charles Laughton, Maude Eburne, Ella Raines

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Between Two Worlds Eleanor Parker, Paul Henreid, John Garfield

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The Keys of the Kingdom Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall

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Can't Help Singing Deanna Durbin, Akim Tamiroff, Thomas Gomez

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Lights of Old Santa Fe Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, George "Gabby" Hayes

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The Fighting Sullivans Anne Baxter, Ward Bond, Thomas Mitchell

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Dark Waters Merle Oberon, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter

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The Scarlet Claw Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ian Wolfe

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Wilson Vincent Price, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Cedric Hardwicke

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Ministry of Fear Ray Milland, Dan Duryea, Alan Napier

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The Spider Woman Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Nigel Bruce

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The Purple Heart Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, Nestor Paiva

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House of Frankenstein Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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The Invisible Man's Revenge John Carradine, Evelyn Ankers, Jon Hall

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Passage to Marseille Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Claude Rains

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The Curse of the Cat People Simone Simon, Jane Randolph, Sarah Selby

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Phantom Lady Regis Toomey, Franchot Tone, Elisha Cook^! Jr.

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None but the Lonely Heart Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald

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The Big Noise Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Robert Blake

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Hotel Reserve Herbert Lom, Patricia Medina, Patricia Hayes

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Mr. Skeffington Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Bess Flowers

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No Dough Boys Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard