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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) 7.6

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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Storyline:Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a quick trip home to tell his two maid...

The Pearl of Death (1944) 7.2

The Pearl of Death (1944)

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Storyline:The famous Borgia Pearl, a valuable gem with a history of bringing murder and misfortune to its owner since the days of the Borgias, is brought to London, thanks in part to Sherlock Holmes. But before long t...

In Society (1944) 6.9

In Society (1944)

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Storyline:Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things don't go too smooth...

The Halfway House (1944) 5.7

The Halfway House (1944)

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Storyline:A group of travellers, each with a personal problem that they want to hide, arrive at a mysterious Welsh country inn. There is a certain strangeness in the air as they are greeted by the innkeeper and his da...

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) 7.1

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

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Storyline:In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.User Reviews: A bit of cake and a song to blo...

Passage to Marseille (1944) 6.7

Passage to Marseille (1944)

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Storyline:Matrac (Humphrey Bogart) is a freedom-loving French journalist who sacrifices his happiness and security to battle Nazi tyranny.User Reviews:

Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) 7.2

Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)

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Storyline:Having been discharged from the Marines for a hayfever condition before ever seeing action, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) delays the return to his hometown, feeling that he is a failur...

Can’t Help Singing (1944) 7.7

Can’t Help Singing (1944)

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Storyline:With the California Gold Rush beginning, Senator Frost's singing daughter Caroline loves a young army officer; the Senator can't stand him, and has him sent to California. Headstrong Caroline follows him by ...

A Guy Named Joe (1944) 6.6

A Guy Named Joe (1944)

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Storyline:Pete Sandidge, a daredevil bomber pilot, dies when he crashes his plane into a German aircraft carrier, leaving his devoted girlfriend, Dorinda, who is also a pilot, heartbroken. In heaven, Pete receives a n...

Tall in the Saddle (1944) 6.5

Tall in the Saddle (1944)

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Storyline:When Rocklin (John Wayne) arrives in a western town he finds that the rancher who hired him as a foreman has been murdered. He is out to solve the murder and thwart the scheming to take the ranch from its ri...

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) 6.8

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

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Storyline:In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland.User Reviews:

Going My Way (1944) 7.0

Going My Way (1944)

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Storyline:Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy. After being appointed to a run-down New York parish, O'Malley's worldly knowledge hel...

Step Lively (1944) 6.5

Step Lively (1944)

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Storyline:Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit. Step Lively was based on the 1937 play Room Service, by Allen Boretz and John Murray, which also was the basis for the Marx Brothers...

Mr. Skeffington (1944) 6.7

Mr. Skeffington (1944)

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Storyline:A popular and beautiful woman is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man to save her brother from an embezzlement charge.User Reviews:

The Negro Soldier (1944) 5.9

The Negro Soldier (1944)

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Storyline:Documentary focusing on the contributions to the American war effort of African-American soldiers.User Reviews:

Once Upon a Time (1944) 6.7

Once Upon a Time (1944)

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Storyline:Academy Award winner Cary Grant (Honorary Award, 1970) is at his suave best as slick showman Jerry Flynn, a Broadway producer anxious to recapture the magic and reclaim the crowds after a set of costly flops...

Gentle Annie (1944) 5.5

Gentle Annie (1944)

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Storyline:The Goss family live on a farm they call the dust bowl where the wind blows during the day and the coyotes howl at night. When the train is robbed, everyone thinks that Cotton and Violet were the ones that d...

To Have and Have Not (1944) 7.5

To Have and Have Not (1944)

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Storyline:A Martinique charter boat skipper gets mixed up with the underground French resistance operatives during WWII.User Reviews:

Casanova Brown (1944) 5.8

Casanova Brown (1944)

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Storyline:Cass Brown is about to marry for the second time; his first marriage, to Isabel was annulled. But when he discovers that Isabel just had their baby, Cass kidnaps the infant to keep her from being adopted. I...

Lifeboat (1944) 7.8

Lifeboat (1944)

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Storyline:In the Atlantic during World War II, a ship and a German U-boat are involved in a battle, and both are sunk. The survivors from the ship gather in one of the boats. They are from a variety of backgrounds: an...

Voodoo Man (1944) 5.3

Voodoo Man (1944)

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Storyline:Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless young girls he has...

Gaslight (1944) 7.8

Gaslight (1944)

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Storyline:After the death of her famous opera-singing aunt, Paula is sent to study in Italy to become a great opera singer as well. While there, she falls in love with the charming Gregory Anton. The two return to Lon...

House of Frankenstein (1944) 6.3

House of Frankenstein (1944)

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Storyline:After escaping from an asylum the mad Dr. Niemann and his hunch back assistant revive Count Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster in order to extract revenge upon their many enemies. ...

A Canterbury Tale (1944) 7.6

A Canterbury Tale (1944)

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Storyline:A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury. The town is being plagued by a mysterious "glue-man", who pours glue on the hair ...