Best Movies of 1946 Films
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Best Movies of 1946

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 items 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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    Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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    Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons, John Mills

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    Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond

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    Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, William Bendix

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    Cary Grant, Jane Wyman, Eve Arden

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    Rhonda Fleming, Ethel Barrymore, Elsa Lanchester

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    John Lee Hooker, Hattie McDaniel, Bobby Driscoll

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    Natalie Wood, Orson Welles, Claudette Colbert

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    Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

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    Jennifer Jones, Charles Boyer, Peter Lawford

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    Wally Wales, George J. Lewis, Chief Thundercloud

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    Kirk Douglas, Barbara Stanwyck, Judith Anderson

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    Joan Crawford, John Garfield, J. Carrol Naish

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    Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell, Hume Cronyn

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    Harry Morgan, Sheldon Leonard, Lloyd Nolan

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    Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix

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    Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Carl Switzer

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    Lana Turner, Hume Cronyn, John Garfield

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    Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones

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    Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Mark Roberts

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    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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    Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Bob Hope, Jim Thorpe, Bing Crosby

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    Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Cyd Charisse

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    David Niven, Richard Attenborough, Lois Maxwell

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    Benny Goodman, Dinah Shore, Nelson Eddy

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    Gene Tierney, Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter

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    Peter Lorre, Robert Cummings, Bess Flowers

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    Jean Cocteau, Jean Marais, Josette Day

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    Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Forrest Tucker

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    Claire Trevor, Herbert Marshall, Ray Collins

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    Basil Rathbone, Billy Bevan, Nigel Bruce

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    Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford, Dan Duryea

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Malone

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    Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Linda Darnell

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    Clayton Moore, Linda Stirling, I. Stanford Jolley

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    Katharine Hepburn, Robert Mitchum, Robert Taylor

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    Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell

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    William Tubbs, Harriet White, Carlo Pisacane

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    Ib Schønberg

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    Petula Clark, Tessie O'Shea, Kay Kendall

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    Albert Dekker, Barry Sullivan, Belita

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    Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley

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    Roy Rogers, Dale Evans

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    Olivia de Havilland, Paul Henreid, Ida Lupino

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    Walter Brennan, John Garfield, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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    George Raft, Lynn Bari, Joseph Pevney

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