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List of the best movies of 1947, with movie trailers when available. Many remember 1947 at the year that Marilyn Monroe made her film debut in The Shocking Miss Pilgrim. These top movies of 1947 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 1947. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1947 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1947 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List features movies like Miracle on 34th Street, The Lady from Shanghai.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1947?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1947?"

1947 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1947. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1947 aren't just one persons opinion.
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Miracle on 34th Street Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Natalie Wood, Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison

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Black Narcissus Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Flora Robson

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Out of the Past Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Rhonda Fleming

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Crossfire Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Young

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Green Dolphin Street Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Frank Morgan

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The Farmer's Daughter James Arness, Loretta Young, Ethel Barrymore

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Gentleman's Agreement Gregory Peck, Dean Stockwell, Celeste Holm

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Cass Timberlane Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy, Cameron Mitchell

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The Lady from Shanghai Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Errol Flynn

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The Bishop's Wife Cary Grant, David Niven, Loretta Young

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Dead Reckoning Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, James Bell

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Nightmare Alley Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray

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Kiss of Death Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Coleen Gray

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Brute Force Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Hume Cronyn

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The Paradine Case Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Laughton

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Possessed Joan Crawford, Raymond Massey, Van Heflin

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Dark Passage Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Agnes Moorehead

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The Fugitive Henry Fonda, Dolores del Río, Mel Ferrer

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13 Rue Madeleine James Cagney, Karl Malden, E. G. Marshall

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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Cary Grant, Shirley Temple, Myrna Loy

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Body and Soul John Garfield, William Conrad, Anne Revere

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Odd Man Out William Hartnell, Cyril Cusack, Robert Newton

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Born to Kill Claire Trevor, Elisha Cook^! Jr., Walter Slezake

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Pursued Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Judith Anderson

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Angel and the Badman John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey

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Monsieur Verdoux Charlie Chaplin, Martha Raye, William Frawley

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Captain from Castile Cesar Romero, Tyrone Power, Lee J. Cobb

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If Winter Comes Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh, Deborah Kerr

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The Red House Edward G. Robinson, Julie London, Judith Anderson

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Boris Karloff, Danny Kaye, Ann Rutherford

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Ramrod Veronica Lake, Joel McCrea

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Forever Amber George Sanders, Jessica Tandy, Linda Darnell

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Road to Rio Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour

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Cry Wolf Barbara Stanwyck, Errol Flynn

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Tarzan and the Huntress Johnny Weissmuller, Patricia Morison, Brenda Joyce

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Lured Lucille Ball, Boris Karloff, George Sanders

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Unconquered Gary Cooper, Boris Karloff, Paulette Goddard

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Escape Me Never is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1947
Escape Me Never Errol Flynn, Eleanor Parker, Ida Lupino

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Fun and Fancy Free Walt Disney, Dinah Shore, Dennis Day

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Boomerang Arthur Miller, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb

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T-Men June Lockhart, Jane Randolph, Charles McGraw

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The Two Mrs. Carrolls Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith

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They Won't Believe Me Susan Hayward, Robert Young, Jane Greer

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The Foxes of Harrow Maureen O'Hara, Rex Harrison, Gene Lockhart

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Sinbad the Sailor Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Douglas Fairbanks

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The End of the River Charles Hawtrey, Sabu Dastagir, Robert Douglas

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The Unfaithful Ann Sheridan, Eve Arden, Lew Ayres

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Song of the Thin Man Myrna Loy, Dean Stockwell, William Powell

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Life with Father Elizabeth Taylor, Irene Dunne, William Powell