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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    John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Victor McLaglen

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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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    Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Regis Toomey

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    Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson

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    Russ Tamblyn, Trevor Bardette, Peggy Cummins

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    Virginia Mayo, Joel McCrea, Dorothy Malone

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    Arthur Kennedy, Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale

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    Agnes Moorehead, Franchot Tone, Dane Clark

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    Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, June Allyson

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    Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Hugh Griffith

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    James Robertson Justice, Gordon Jackson, Compton Mackenzie

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    Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Joseph Cotten

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    Hedy Lamarr, Angela Lansbury, George Sanders

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    Robert Ryan, Wallace Ford, George Tobias

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    John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Richard Jaeckel

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    Robert Mitchum, Edward G. Robinson, DeForest Kelley

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    Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke

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    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Billie Burke

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    Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey

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    Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Harry Morgan

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    Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Corey, Frank Lovejoy

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    Gene Tierney, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford

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    Harry Morgan, George Raft, Virginia Mayo

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    Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Oliver Wallace

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    Michael Gough, Sid James, Jack Hawkins

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    Veronica Lake, Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell

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    Arthur Kennedy, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Jeanette MacDonald, Lloyd Nolan, Johnny Sheffield

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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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    Orson Welles, Raymond Burr, Silvana Mangano

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    Ricardo Montalbán, James Arness, James Whitmore

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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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    Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman

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    Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell

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    Susan Hayward, Dana Andrews, Gigi Perreau

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    James Mason, Robert Ryan, Natalie Schafer

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    George Reeves, Charles King, William Fawcett

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    Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters

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    Kamini Kaushal, Dilip Kumar, Jeevan

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    William Holden, William Bendix, Macdonald Carey

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    Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Dilip Kumar

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    Boris Karloff, Lou Costello, Bud Abbott

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    James Stewart, June Allyson, Agnes Moorehead

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