Search results for "1940"
21 Days

21 Days

21 Days
IMDb: 6.1
72

After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover’s blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together before…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Boys from Syracuse

The Boys from Syracuse

The Boys from Syracuse
IMDb: 5.9
73

The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins…

Genre: Comedy, Music
The Son of Monte Cristo

The Son of Monte Cristo

The Son of Monte Cristo
IMDb: 6.2
102

Rightful owner of the kingdom, the Duchess of Zona, is engaged in a power struggle with the evil General Gurko. Edmond, the son of Monte Cristo, dons many disguises to…

I’m Still Alive

I’m Still Alive

I’m Still Alive
IMDb: 5.8
72

Hollywood stuntman falls in love with a big name actress but still wants to pursue his risky career. The women gives him a choice-the stunts or her. He chooses the…

The Golden Fleecing

The Golden Fleecing

The Golden Fleecing
IMDb: 6.1
64

A mild-mannered insurance salesman gets mixed up with gangsters.

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Bitter Sweet

Bitter Sweet

Bitter Sweet
IMDb: 5.8
94

In order to avoid an arranged marriage with a man she doesn’t love, Sarah Millick runs off to Vienna with her music teacher, Carl Linden, whom she does love. They…

Pastor Hall

Pastor Hall

Pastor Hall
IMDb: 7.6
95

This film is based on the true story of Pastor Martin Neimuller, who was sent to Dachau concentration camp for criticising the Nazi party. The small German village of Altdorf…

Genre: Drama
Boom Town

Boom Town

Boom Town
IMDb: 7.1
119

McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsy comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and…

British Intelligence

British Intelligence

British Intelligence
IMDb: 6.1
61

During WWI pretty German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official where she is to rendezvous with…

Kit Carson

Kit Carson

Kit Carson
IMDb: 6.3
97

Frontiersman Kit Carson fights off Indian attacks on the trail to California.

You Nazty Spy!

You Nazty Spy!

You Nazty Spy!
IMDb: 7.9
18

In this satire of the Nazis the stooges are paperhangers in the country of Moronica. When evil cabinet ministers overthrow the king, they decide to make Moe the new ruler…

Genre: Comedy
Murder in the Air

Murder in the Air

Murder in the Air
IMDb: 5.5
55

Enemy agents are everywhere and they are sabotaging all important war deliveries. The body of a hobo found in a train wreck had a money belt with $50,000 and a…

The Saint’s Double Trouble

The Saint’s Double Trouble

The Saint’s Double Trouble
IMDb: 6
68

Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar lands in hot water when a look-alike smuggles stolen goods out of Egypt.

Let George Do It!

Let George Do It!

Let George Do It!
IMDb: 6.5
82

Shortly after the start of World War II, a ukelele player (George) takes the wrong boat and finds himself in (still uninvaded) Norway. He is mistaken for a fellow British…

Genre: Comedy
A Dispatch from Reuters

A Dispatch from Reuters

A Dispatch from Reuters
IMDb: 6.9
90

German Julius Reuter (Edward G. Robinson) sends 19th-century news by carrier pigeon and then by wire, founding a news agency.

Genre: Drama, History
Arizona

Arizona

Arizona
IMDb: 6.8
125

Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won’t be distracted from his…

Genre: Western
20 Mule Team

20 Mule Team

20 Mule Team
IMDb: 6.4
84

It is 1892 in Death Valley and the yields from the Borax ore are getting so small that refining it is a losing proposition. The only thing that will save…

Genre: Western
Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt

Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt

Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt
IMDb: 6
75

Charley’s (Big-Hearted) Aunt is a 1940 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde starring Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch as Oxford ‘scholars’. The film is one of many to be…

Genre: Comedy
Wunschkonzert

Wunschkonzert

Wunschkonzert
IMDb: 6.3
101

German propaganda film spinning a story around the popular radio broadcast “Wunschkonzert”.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Ape

The Ape

The Ape
IMDb: 4.6
62

Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly scientist who seeks to cure a young woman’s polio. He needs human spinal fluid to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a…

The Mad Doctor

The Mad Doctor

The Mad Doctor
IMDb: 6.7
90

A reporter sleuths the mystery behind an oft-married Viennese doctor whose wives met mysterious fates.

Genre: Thriller
Flight Command

Flight Command

Flight Command
IMDb: 6.3
116

A rookie flyer, Ens. Alan Drake, joins the famous Hellcats Squadron right out of flight school in Pensacola. He doesn’t make a great first impression when he is forced to…

Genre: Drama, War
Johnny Apollo

Johnny Apollo

Johnny Apollo
IMDb: 7
94

Wall Street broker Robert Cain, Sr., is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son Bob then turns to crime to raise money for his father’s release. As assistant to mobster…

The Devil Bat

The Devil Bat

The Devil Bat
IMDb: 5.5
68

Dr. Carruthers feels bitter at being betrayed by his employers, Heath and Morton, when they became rich as a result of a product he devised. He gains revenge by electrically…

East of the River

East of the River

East of the River
IMDb: 6.2
74

Two troublesome boys grow into very different men, one becoming a hoodlum and the other embracing college but both are in-love with the same girl.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Susan and God

Susan and God

Susan and God
IMDb: 5.8
117

A flighty socialite neglects her family to promote a new religious group.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
They Knew What They Wanted

They Knew What They Wanted

They Knew What They Wanted
IMDb: 6.2
96

When visiting San Francisco, Tony Patucci, an ageing winegrower from the Napa Valley, sees waitress Amy Peters and falls in love. Returning home, he persuades his foreman Joe, an incorrigible…

Genre: Drama, Romance
I Take This Woman

I Take This Woman

I Take This Woman
IMDb: 6.3
98

On return from Europe Dr. Decker foils glamour girl Georgi from jumping overboard. At Decker’s suggestion to keep busy, she assists at his clinic in the slums.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Lucky Partners

Lucky Partners

Lucky Partners
IMDb: 6.4
99

Two strangers split a sweepstake prize to go on a fake honeymoon with predictable results.

Mexican Spitfire

Mexican Spitfire

Mexican Spitfire
IMDb: 6.2
67

Newlyweds Dennis and Carmelita have several obstacles to deal with in their new marriage: Carmelita’s fiery Latin temper, a meddling aunt and a conniving ex-fiancee who’s determined to break up…

Genre: Comedy
The Flying Squad

The Flying Squad

The Flying Squad
IMDb: 6
64

Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the trail of the murderous ringleader of a smuggling organization in London.

Genre: Crime
High School

High School

High School
IMDb: 6.5
74

A teenager who’s been raised and home-schooled at her father’s Texas ranch must adjust to her new surroundings and being with other students when she’s sent to a San Antonio…

Genre: Comedy
Four Sons

Four Sons

Four Sons
IMDb: 6.2
89

Four Sons is a 1940 film directed by Archie Mayo. It stars Don Ameche and Eugenie Leontovich. It is a remake of the 1928 film of the same name.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Men Against the Sky

Men Against the Sky

Men Against the Sky
IMDb: 5.8
75

A draftswoman, the sister of an aging, alcoholic pilot, secretly uses her brother’s ideas to solve design problems for an experimental military plane in an attempt to save the company…

Genre: Drama, War
Lillian Russell

Lillian Russell

Lillian Russell
IMDb: 6.6
127

Alice Faye plays the title role in this 1940 film biography of the early-20th-century stage star.

Genre: Drama, Music
Star Dust

Star Dust

Star Dust
IMDb: 6.6
90

When the studios reject her because she”s too young, a young actress sets out to build a career on her own.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Irene

Irene

Irene
IMDb: 6.4
101

Upholsterer’s assistant Irene O’Dare meets wealthy Don Marshall while she is measuring chairs for Mrs. Herman Vincent at her Long Island estate. Charmed by her, Don anonymously purchases Madame Lucy’s,…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady

The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady

The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
IMDb: 6.4
71

A hardworking secretary for a rich woman finds herself engaged to the woman’s son and accused of a murder she didn’t commit.

Michael Shayne: Private Detective

Michael Shayne: Private Detective

Michael Shayne: Private Detective
IMDb: 6.7
77

Millionaire sportsman Hiram Brighton hires gumshoe Michael Shayne to keep his spoiled daughter Phyllis away from racetrack betting windows and roulette wheels. After Phyllis slips away and continues her compulsive…

Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls
IMDb: 6
85

Mr Casey’s daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards. The college is in financial trouble and her…

Genre: Comedy, Music