Best Movies of 1949 Films
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Best Movies of 1949

List of the best movies of 1949, with movie trailers when available. Bob Hope was the highest paid actor in 1949, earning more money than actors like John Wayne and Bing Crosby. These top movies of 1949 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 1949. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1949 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1949 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List features items like The Third Man, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and more!

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1949?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1949?"

1949 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1949. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1949 aren't just one persons opinion.
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    James Cagney, Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo

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    Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson

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    Russ Tamblyn, Trevor Bardette, Peggy Cummins

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    Virginia Mayo, Joel McCrea, Dorothy Malone

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    Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Regis Toomey

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    Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson

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    Arthur Kennedy, Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale

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    Agnes Moorehead, Franchot Tone, Dane Clark

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    John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Victor McLaglen

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, June Allyson

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    Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Joseph Cotten

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    Robert Mitchum, Edward G. Robinson, DeForest Kelley

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    Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Hugh Griffith

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    Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready

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    Orson Welles, Raymond Burr, Silvana Mangano

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    Robert Ryan, Wallace Ford, George Tobias

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    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell

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    Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

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    Veronica Lake, Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell

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    Gene Tierney, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

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    James Robertson Justice, Gordon Jackson, Compton Mackenzie

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    Hedy Lamarr, Angela Lansbury, George Sanders

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    John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Richard Jaeckel

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    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Billie Burke

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    Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward, Debra Paget

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    Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Harry Morgan

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    Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Corey, Frank Lovejoy

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    Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters

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    Harry Morgan, George Raft, Virginia Mayo

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    Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey

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    Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Oliver Wallace

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Loretta Young, Robert Cummings, Sara Allgood

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    Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller

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    Danny Kaye, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart

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    Ava Gardner, Vincent Price, Charles Laughton

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    George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Ella Raines

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    Ricardo Montalbán, James Arness, James Whitmore

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    Arthur Kennedy, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea

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    Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, Frances Charles

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    Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Esther Williams

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    Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman

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    Claude Rains, Trevor Howard, Betty Ann Davies

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    Michael Gough, Sid James, Jack Hawkins

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    Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Johnny Sheffield

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    Susan Hayward, Dana Andrews, Gigi Perreau

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    James Mason, Robert Ryan, Natalie Schafer

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    James Mason, Joan Bennett, Shepperd Strudwick

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    William Holden, William Bendix, Macdonald Carey

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    Barbara Hale, Bill Williams, Richard Quine

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