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List of All Movies Released in 1939

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List of all movies released in 1939, with film trailers when available. These movies of 1939 are listed alphabetically, but if you're looking for a particular film, you can search for it by using the Filter option below. This list includes some of the best movies of 1939, but since it's a list of all 1939 films there are also some bad movies on here as well. Additional information is also available for these 1939 movies, such as their directors, actors and taglines.

The list you're viewing has a variety of movies in it, like Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.

If you're wondering, "What movies came out in 1939?" or "What are the best 1939 films?" then this list will answer your questions.

This is a comprehensive list of movies that premiered in 1939, so the films you see here range from smaller indie pictures to giant blockbusters. If you're a big cinema buff, this list is a great way to find some more obscure films that you may not already know. {#nodes}
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  • $1000 a Touchdown

    Susan Hayward, Martha Raye


    Directed byJames P. Hogan

    $1000 a Touchdown is a 1939 sports comedy film directed by James Patrick Hogan....
  • 20,000 Men a Year

    Randolph Scott


    Directed byAlfred E. Green

    20,000 Men a Year is a 1939 film directed by Alfred E. Green....
  • 5th Ave Girl

    Ginger Rogers, Walter Connolly


    Directed byGregory La Cava

    5th Ave Girl is a 1939 comedy film about a millionaire who feels neglected by his family, so he hires a young woman to stir things up. It stars Ginger Rogers and Walter Connolly....  more
  • 6,000 Enemies

    Walter Pidgeon, Rita Johnson


    Directed byGeorge B. Seitz

    6,000 Enemies is a 1939 American drama film starring Walter Pidgeon as a successful District Attorney who is framed on charge of bribery. Although innocent, he is sent to prison where he fights to...  more
  • A Aldeia da Roupa Branca

    Beatriz Costa


    Directed byChianca de Garcia

    A Aldeia da Roupa Branca is a 1938 Portuguese film directed by Chianca de Garcia....  more
  • A Child Is Born

    A Child Is Born is a 1939 film directed by Lloyd Bacon....
  • A Ducking They Did Go

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard


    Directed byDel Lord

    A Ducking They Did Go is the 38th short subject starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges. The trio made a total of 190 shorts for Columbia Pictures between 1934 and 1959....  more
  • A Gentleman's Gentleman

    David Burns, Eric Blore


    Directed byRoy William Neill

    A Gentleman's Gentleman is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Eric Blore, Marie Lohr and Peter Coke. It was made at Teddington Studios and was based on a play by...  more
  • A Girl Must Live

    Margaret Lockwood, Lilli Palmer


    Directed byCarol Reed

    A Girl Must Live is a 1939 British romantic comedy film directed by Carol Reed and starring Margaret Lockwood, with supporting cast Renee Houston, Lilli Palmer, and Hugh Sinclair. Based on the 1936...  more
  • The Little Princess

    Shirley Temple, Cesar Romero


    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter, Walter Lang

    The Little Princess is a 1939 American drama film directed by Walter Lang. The screenplay by Ethel Hill and Walter Ferris is loosely based on the novel A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett....  more
  • A Thoughts Penetrating Light

    A Thoughts Penetrating Light is a 1939 short film directed by Karel Dodal....
  • A Woman from the Street

    Aída Alberti


    Directed byLuis Moglia Barth

    A Woman from the Street is a 1939 Argentine comedy film directed by Luis Moglia Barth. The film premiered on August 23, 1939 in Buenos Aires and starred Aida Alberti....  more
  • Across the Plains

    Addison Randall


    Directed bySpencer Gordon Bennet

    Across the Plains is a 1939 American Western film directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and starring Addison Randall, Frank Yaconelli, and Joyce Bryant. Written by Robert Emmett Tansey, the film is about...  more
  • Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp

    Jack Mercer, Margie Hines


    Directed byDave Fleischer

    Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp is a two-reel animated cartoon short subject in the Popeye Color Specials series, produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on April 7, 1939 by Paramount...  more
  • Alang-Alang

    Mohamad Mochtar, Bissu


    Directed byThe Teng Chun

    Alang-Alang is a 1939 film from the Dutch East Indies. Starring Mohamad Mochtar and Hadidjah, it follows a young man in his quest to rescue his love from a bandit. Inspired by the Tarzan film series...  more
  • Alfalfa's Aunt

    Carl Switzer, George McFarland


    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    Alfalfa's Aunt is a 1939 comedy short subject, the 176th entry in the Our Gang series originally created by Hal Roach. Produced by Jack Chertok for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by George Sidney,...  more
  • All Women Have Secrets

    Veronica Lake, Jeanne Cagney


    Directed byKurt Neumann

    All Women Have Secrets is a 1939 film directed by Kurt Neumann....
  • Allegheny Uprising

    John Wayne, George Sanders


    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter

    Allegheny Uprising is an American 1939 film produced by RKO Pictures, and starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne. Based on the 1937 novel The First Rebel by Neil H. Swanson, with a screenplay by the...  more
  • Almost a Gentleman

    Robert Warwick, Earle Hodgins


    Directed byLeslie Goodwins

    Almost a Gentleman is a 1939 action crime drama film based on the story by Harold Shumate, written by David Silverstein and Jo Pagano, and directed by Leslie Goodwins....
  • Alter for a Tutelary Deity

    Taek-yi Jeon, Choi Woon-Bong


    Directed byBang Han-Jun

  • Ambición

    Floren Delbene, Fanny Navarro


    Directed byAdelqui Migliar

    Ambición is a 1939 Argentine film directed by Adelqui Migliar and written by José B. Cairola. The film starred Floren Delbene and Fanny Navarro. It was the first film of Armando Bo....  more
  • Ambush

    Ambush is a 1939 film directed by Kurt Neumann....
  • Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever

    Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone


    Directed byW. S. Van Dyke

    Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever is a 1939 romantic comedy about Andy Hardy having a crush on his high school drama teacher, Miss Rose Meredith. This is the seventh of sixteen Andy Hardy films starring...  more
  • Another Thin Man

    Myrna Loy, William Powell


    Directed byW. S. Van Dyke

    Another Thin Man is a 1939 American film that is the third film in the six-volume series, The Thin Man. It again stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, and is based on the...  more