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List of the best movies of 1948, with movie trailers when available. Rock Hudson made his big screen debut in 1948 with the film Fighter Squadron. These top movies of 1948 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 1948. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1948 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1948 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List includes Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Red River, more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1948?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1948?"

1948 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1948. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1948 aren't just one persons opinion.
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Key Largo Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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Fort Apache Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Ward Bond

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The Red Shoes Anton Walbrook, Robert Helpmann, Esmond Knight

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The Three Musketeers Angela Lansbury, Vincent Price, Lana Turner

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Red River John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters

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Bicycle Thieves Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Lamberto Maggiorani

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Rope James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Cedric Hardwicke

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The Snake Pit Olivia de Havilland, Celeste Holm, Leo Genn

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Oliver Twist Alec Guinness, Diana Dors, Anthony Newley

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They Live by Night Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Ian Wolfe

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The Naked City Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Don Taylor

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Macbeth Orson Welles, Roddy McDowall, Alan Napier

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Johnny Belinda Jane Wyman, Agnes Moorehead, Lew Ayres

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3 Godfathers John Wayne, Ward Bond, Harry Carey

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Sorry, Wrong Number Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, William Conrad

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Adventures of Don Juan Errol Flynn, Raymond Burr, Ann Rutherford

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Raw Deal Claire Trevor, John Ireland, Marsha Hunt

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The Big Clock Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Maureen O'Sullivan

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Wake of the Red Witch John Wayne, Gig Young, Gail Russell

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Hamlet Christopher Lee, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

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So Dear to My Heart Burl Ives, Bobby Driscoll, Harry Carey

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Unfaithfully Yours Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallée

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Blood on the Moon Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston

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The Pirate Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Gladys Cooper

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Night Has a Thousand Eyes Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, Virginia Bruce

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Melody Time Mel Blanc, Roy Rogers, Bobby Driscoll

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Barton MacLane

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Anna Karenina Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Sally Ann Howes

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Portrait of Jennie Nancy Reagan, Anne Francis, Jennifer Jones

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Rachel and the Stranger Robert Mitchum, William Holden, Loretta Young

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The Amazing Mr. X Richard Carlson, Lynn Bari, Virginia Gregg

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The Man from Colorado William Holden, Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan

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Command Decision Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson

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The Paleface Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Stanley Andrews

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I Walk Alone Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott

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The Winslow Boy Cedric Hardwicke, Robert Donat, Kathleen Harrison

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Force of Evil John Garfield, Paul Fix, Marie Windsor

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Yellow Sky Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark

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Hills of Home Janet Leigh, Edmund Gwenn, Donald Crisp

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Easter Parade Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire

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Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello

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Tarzan and the Mermaids Johnny Weissmuller, George Zucco, Brenda Joyce

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Moonrise Ethel Barrymore, Harry Morgan, Lloyd Bridges

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Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas

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Act of Violence Janet Leigh, Ricardo Montalbán, Robert Ryan

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Crime on Their Hands Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Shemp Howard

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The Fallen Idol Ralph Richardson, Jack Hawkins, Michèle Morgan

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Summer Holiday Mickey Rooney, Anne Francis, Walter Huston