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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    Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Great Expectations Alec Guinness, Jean Simmons, John Mills

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    My Darling Clementine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    My Darling Clementine Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

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    The Best Years of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    The Best Years of Our Lives Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March

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

    Notorious Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Beauty and the Beast Jean Cocteau, Jean Marais, Josette Day

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    It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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

    Gilda Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready

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    Duel in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Duel in the Sun Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones

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    The Postman Always Rings Twice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    The Postman Always Rings Twice Lana Turner, Hume Cronyn, John Garfield

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    A Matter of Life and Death is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    A Matter of Life and Death David Niven, Richard Attenborough, Raymond Massey

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    The Razor's Edge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Gene Tierney, Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter

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    The Strange Love of Martha Ive... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Kirk Douglas, Barbara Stanwyck, Judith Anderson

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    Till the Clouds Roll By is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury

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    The Spiral Staircase is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Rhonda Fleming, Ethel Barrymore, Elsa Lanchester

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    Tomorrow Is Forever is listed (or ranked) 15 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) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    The Blue Dahlia Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, William Bendix

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    Song of the South is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Song of the South John Lee Hooker, Hattie McDaniel, Bobby Driscoll

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    The Harvey Girls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, Cyd Charisse

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    Road to Utopia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Bob Hope, Jim Thorpe, Bing Crosby

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    Courage of Lassie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Carl Switzer

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    Deception is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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

    George J. Lewis, Peggy Stewart, Chief Thundercloud

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    Cluny Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Jennifer Jones, Charles Boyer, Peter Lawford

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

    Paisan William Tubbs, Harriet White, Carlo Pisacane

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    Night and Day is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Night and Day Cary Grant, Jane Wyman, Eve Arden

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

    Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Craig Stevens

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    The Killers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    The Killers Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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    Make Mine Music is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Make Mine Music Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman, Nelson Eddy

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    Shoeshine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Franco Interlenghi, Emilio Cigoli, Maria Campi

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    Rhythm and Weep is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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    Crack-Up is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Claire Trevor, Herbert Marshall, Ray Collins

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    Terror by Night is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Basil Rathbone, Billy Bevan, Nigel Bruce

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    Somewhere in the Night is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Harry Morgan, Sheldon Leonard, Lou Nova

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    The Green Years is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Jessica Tandy, Dean Stockwell, Hume Cronyn

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    Black Angel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford, Constance Dowling

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    The Dark Corner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix

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

    The Yearling Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Forrest Tucker

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    The Chase is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Peter Lorre, Robert Cummings, Bess Flowers

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    The Big Sleep is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    The Big Sleep Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Malone

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    The Crimson Ghost is listed (or ranked) 40 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) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, George "Gabby" Hayes

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

    Robert Mitchum, Gene Raymond, Laraine Day

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    Bad Bascomb is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Margaret O'Brien, Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main

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    A Bird in the Head is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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    Anna and the King of Siam is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb

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    To Each His Own is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Olivia de Havilland, Roland Culver, Mary Anderson

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    The Time of Their Lives is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    The Time of Their Lives Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Gale Sondergaard

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    Angel on My Shoulder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    Anne Baxter, Claude Rains, Paul Muni

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

    Paul Guilfoyle, Virginia Christine, Peter Cookson

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    A Stolen Life is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 1946

    A Stolen Life Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Walter Brennan

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