The Best Movies of 1946 Films

The Best Movies of 1946

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List of the best movies of 1946, with movie trailers when available. Many future stars were born in 1946, such as Sylvester Stallone and Tommy Lee Jones. These top movies of 1946 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 1946. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1946 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1946 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List movies include It's a Wonderful Life, Duel in the Sun and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1946?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1946?"

1946 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1946. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1946 aren't just one persons opinion.
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    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Jean Cocteau, Jean Marais, Josette Day

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    The Best Years of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March

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    The Postman Always Rings Twice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Lana Turner, Hume Cronyn, John Garfield

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    Notorious is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    The Strange Love of Martha Ive... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Kirk Douglas, Barbara Stanwyck, Judith Anderson

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    Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons, John Mills

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    Gilda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready

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    The Spiral Staircase is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Rhonda Fleming, Ethel Barrymore, Elsa Lanchester

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    The Harvey Girls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Cyd Charisse

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    Duel in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones

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    It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    The Razor's Edge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Gene Tierney, Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter

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    Humoresque is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Craig Stevens

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    A Matter of Life and Death is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    David Niven, Richard Attenborough, Raymond Massey

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    The Yearling is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Forrest Tucker

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    My Darling Clementine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

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    Till the Clouds Roll By is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury

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    Tomorrow Is Forever is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Natalie Wood, Orson Welles, Claudette Colbert

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    The Blue Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, William Bendix

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    Song of the South is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    John Lee Hooker, Hattie McDaniel, Bobby Driscoll

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    Night and Day is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Cary Grant, Jane Wyman, Eve Arden

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    The Killers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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    Courage of Lassie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Carl Switzer

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    Deception is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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    Cluny Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Jennifer Jones, Charles Boyer, Peter Lawford

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    The Phantom Rider is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    George J. Lewis, Peggy Stewart, Chief Thundercloud

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    A Stolen Life is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Walter Brennan

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    To Each His Own is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Olivia de Havilland, Roland Culver, Mary Anderson

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    Make Mine Music is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman, Nelson Eddy

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    Road to Utopia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Bob Hope, Jim Thorpe, Bing Crosby

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    Angel on My Shoulder is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Anne Baxter, Claude Rains, Paul Muni

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    Rhythm and Weep is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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    Crack-Up is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Claire Trevor, Herbert Marshall, Ray Collins

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    The Dark Mirror is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Lew Ayres

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    The Green Years is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell, Hume Cronyn

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    Somewhere in the Night is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Harry Morgan, Sheldon Leonard, Lou Nova

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    The Dark Corner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix

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    Terror by Night is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Basil Rathbone, Billy Bevan, Nigel Bruce

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    Anna and the King of Siam is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb

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    Black Angel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford, Constance Dowling

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    Paisan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    William Tubbs, Harriet White, Carlo Pisacane

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    The Chase is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Peter Lorre, Robert Cummings, Bess Flowers

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    The Crimson Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Clayton Moore, Linda Stirling, I. Stanford Jolley

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    My Pal Trigger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, George "Gabby" Hayes

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    The Big Sleep is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Malone

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    Devotion is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Olivia de Havilland, Ida Lupino, Arthur Kennedy

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    A Bird in the Head is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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    Bad Bascomb is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Margaret O'Brien, Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main

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    Shoeshine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Franco Interlenghi, Emilio Cigoli, Maria Campi

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    Nobody Lives Forever is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Walter Brennan, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John Garfield

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