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films The Best Movies of 1943  

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List of the best movies of 1943, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1943 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 1943. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1943 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1943 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

Movies here include everything from Lassie Come Home to Shadow of a Doubt.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1943?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1943?"

1943 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1943. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1943 aren't just one persons opinion.
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Shadow of a Doubt Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten

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Heaven Can Wait Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn

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So Proudly We Hail! Veronica Lake, Claudette Colbert, Yvonne De Carlo

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I Walked with a Zombie Boris Karloff, Frances Dee, Tom Conway

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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, John Laurie

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The Ox-Bow Incident Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Margaret Hamilton

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Watch on the Rhine Bette Davis, Eric Roberts, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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The More the Merrier Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn

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Bataan Robert Taylor, Desi Arnaz, George Murphy

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Flesh and Fantasy Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer

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The Song of Bernadette Vincent Price, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb

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Sahara Humphrey Bogart, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Lawford

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Madame Curie Greer Garson, Margaret O'Brien, Walter Pidgeon

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The North Star Anne Baxter, Lee Van Cleef, Klaus Kinski

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Guadalcanal Diary Anthony Quinn, William Bendix, Richard Jaeckel

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This Land Is Mine Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, George Sanders

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Action in the North Atlantic Humphrey Bogart, Ruth Gordon, Raymond Massey

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Journey into Fear Orson Welles, Dolores del Río, Joseph Cotten

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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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Thank Your Lucky Stars Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Olivia de Havilland

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The Constant Nymph Joan Fontaine, Charles Boyer, Charles Coburn

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Thousands Cheer Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

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Destination Tokyo Cary Grant, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe

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Forever and a Day Buster Keaton, Charles Laughton, Claude Rains

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Hangmen Also Die! Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart, Brian Donlevy

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Gentleman Jim Errol Flynn, Ward Bond, William Frawley

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The Seventh Victim Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Evelyn Brent

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Lassie Come Home Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester

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For Whom the Bell Tolls Ingrid Bergman, Gary Cooper, Yvonne De Carlo

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Above Suspicion Joan Crawford, Basil Rathbone, Fred MacMurray

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Lady of Burlesque Barbara Stanwyck, Iris Adrian, Marion Martin

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Phantom of the Opera Claude Rains, Hume Cronyn, Nelson Eddy

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Stage Door Canteen Katharine Hepburn, Helen Hayes, Ethel Merman

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Sherlock Holmes in Washington Basil Rathbone, Marjorie Lord, George Zucco

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You, John Jones! James Cagney, Margaret O'Brien, Ann Sothern

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Slightly Dangerous Lana Turner, Walter Brennan, Robert Young

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Holy Matrimony Monty Woolley, Una O'Connor, George Zucco

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I Can Hardly Wait Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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Five Graves to Cairo Anne Baxter, Erich von Stroheim, Franchot Tone

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Son of Dracula Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine

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No Time for Love Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray

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In Old Oklahoma John Wayne, Dale Evans, Albert Dekker

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Mr. Lucky Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Paul Stewart

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Phony Express Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard

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The Outlaw Jane Russell, Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell

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Hit Parade of 1943 Dorothy Dandridge, Susan Hayward, Eve Arden

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Three Little Twirps Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard