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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    John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Victor McLaglen

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    Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Joseph Cotten

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    Robert Ryan, Wallace Ford, George Tobias

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    Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Regis Toomey

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    Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward, Debra Paget

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    Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson

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    Virginia Mayo, Joel McCrea, Dorothy Malone

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    Russ Tamblyn, Trevor Bardette, Peggy Cummins

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, June Allyson

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    Agnes Moorehead, Franchot Tone, Dane Clark

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    Joan Crawford, Alice White, Sydney Greenstreet

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    Arthur Kennedy, Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale

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    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell

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    Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready

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    Veronica Lake, Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell

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    Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Hugh Griffith

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    Michael Gough, Sid James, Jack Hawkins

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    Robert Mitchum, Edward G. Robinson, DeForest Kelley

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    Gene Tierney, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

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    Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller

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    John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Richard Jaeckel

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    John Ireland, Preston Foster, Gene Evans

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    Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

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    Hedy Lamarr, Angela Lansbury, George Sanders

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    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Billie Burke

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    James Robertson Justice, Gordon Jackson, Compton Mackenzie

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    Orson Welles, Raymond Burr, Silvana Mangano

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    Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Judy Holliday

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    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Claude Rains, Trevor Howard, Betty Ann Davies

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    Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Corey, Frank Lovejoy

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    Harry Morgan, George Raft, Virginia Mayo

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    Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Oliver Wallace

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    Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey

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    Chishu Ryu, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka

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    Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters

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    Jean Marais, François Périer, María Casares

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    Susan Hayward, Dana Andrews, Gigi Perreau

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    Danny Kaye, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart

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    James Mason, Robert Ryan, Natalie Schafer

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    George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Ella Raines

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    Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Esther Williams

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    Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, Frances Charles

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    Ricardo Montalbán, James Arness, James Whitmore

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    Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman

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    Arthur Kennedy, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea

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    Ava Gardner, Vincent Price, Charles Laughton

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