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Greatest Films By Decades. There's many best movies lists but this one specifically targets films from the 40s. For the full article go to: http://www.filmsite.org/300films.html

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The Bank Dick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Bank Dick W. C. Fields, Shemp Howard, Una Merkel

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Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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The Grapes of Wrath is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Grapes of Wrath Henry Fonda, John Carradine, John Qualen

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The Great Dictator is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Great Dictator Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Billy Gilbert

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His Girl Friday is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
His Girl Friday Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy

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The Letter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Letter Bette Davis, Gale Sondergaard, Herbert Marshall

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The Philadelphia Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Philadelphia Story Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart

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Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Pinocchio Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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Rebecca is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Rebecca Laurence Olivier, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine

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Citizen Kane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Citizen Kane Orson Welles, Alan Ladd, Agnes Moorehead

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How Green Was My Valley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
How Green Was My Valley Maureen O'Hara, Roddy McDowall, Walter Pidgeon

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The Lady Eve is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Lady Eve Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn

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The Maltese Falcon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Maltese Falcon Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

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Sullivan's Travels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Sullivan's Travels Veronica Lake, Preston Sturges, Elsa Lanchester

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Bambi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Bambi Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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Cat People is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Cat People Alan Napier, Simone Simon, Tom Conway

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Kings Row is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Kings Row Ronald Reagan, Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan

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The Magnificent Ambersons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Magnificent Ambersons Orson Welles, Anne Baxter, Agnes Moorehead

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Now, Voyager is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Now, Voyager Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid

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The Palm Beach Story is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Palm Beach Story Claudette Colbert, Mary Astor, Joel McCrea

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To Be or Not to Be is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
To Be or Not to Be Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack

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Yankee Doodle Dandy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Yankee Doodle Dandy James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston

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Cabin in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's

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The Ox-Bow Incident is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Ox-Bow Incident Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Margaret Hamilton

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Shadow of a Doubt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Shadow of a Doubt Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten

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Arsenic and Old Lace is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Arsenic and Old Lace Cary Grant, Peter Lorre, Raymond Massey

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Double indemnity is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's

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Gaslight is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Gaslight Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury, Charles Boyer

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Henry V is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Henry V Christian Bale, Emma Thompson, Judi Dench

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Laura is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Laura Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Judith Anderson

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Meet Me in St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Meet Me in St. Louis Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Margaret O'Brien

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Murder, My Sweet is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Murder, My Sweet Claire Trevor, Dick Powell, Mike Mazurki

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To Have and Have Not is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
To Have and Have Not Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan

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The Lost Weekend is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Lost Weekend Jane Wyman, Ray Milland, Howard Da Silva

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Mildred Pierce is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Mildred Pierce Joan Crawford, Eve Arden, Butterfly McQueen

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The Best Years of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Best Years of Our Lives Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March

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The Big Sleep is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Big Sleep James Stewart, Joan Collins, Robert Mitchum

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Brief Encounter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Brief Encounter Trevor Howard, Celia Johnson, Stanley Holloway

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It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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The Killers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Killers Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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My Darling Clementine is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
My Darling Clementine Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

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Notorious is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Notorious Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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The Postman Always Rings Twice is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Postman Always Rings Twice Lana Turner, Hume Cronyn, John Garfield

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A Matter of Life and Death is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
A Matter of Life and Death David Niven, Richard Attenborough, Raymond Massey

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Miracle on 34th Street is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Miracle on 34th Street Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter

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Out of the Past is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Out of the Past Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Rhonda Fleming

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Key Largo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
Key Largo Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

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The Lady from Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's
The Lady from Shanghai Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Errol Flynn

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Letter from an Unknown Woman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Filmsite's Greatest Hollywood Films of the 40's