Search results for "1939"
Golden Boy

Golden Boy

Golden Boy
IMDb: 6.8
99

Despite his talent as a musician, a city boy decides to become a boxer. He’s successful as a fighter — much to the dismay of his parents. When gangsters try…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Eternally Yours

Eternally Yours

Eternally Yours
IMDb: 5.7
95

Anita, engaged to solid Don Barnes, is swept off her feet by magician Arturo. Before you can say presto, she’s his wife and stage assistant on a lengthy world tour….

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Never Say Die

Never Say Die

Never Say Die
IMDb: 6.8
82

Bob Hope is being stalked by a predatory widow who is a widow of wealthy husbands many times over. Martha Raye is a Texan heiress who wants to marry her…

Genre: Comedy
Rio

Rio

Rio
IMDb: 6.1
77

Diabolical French capitalist Paul Reynard is forced to leave Irene, his bride of one year, when he is arrested for the crimes of forgery and embezzlement and sentenced to a…

Genre: Crime, Romance
Young Man’s Fancy

Young Man’s Fancy

Young Man’s Fancy
IMDb: 5.9
77

An aristocrat falls in love with a human cannonball

Two Girls on the Street

Two Girls on the Street

Two Girls on the Street
IMDb: 6.5
84

Two girls run away from a small village. Gyöngyi comes from an aristocratic family and her father throws her out of the house when he discovers she has gotten pregnant…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Three Sappy People

Three Sappy People

Three Sappy People
IMDb: 7.8
18

The stooges are phone repairmen who are mistaken for the psychiatrists in whose office they are working. A rich man hires them to treat his impetuous young wife who is…

Genre: Comedy
Prisoners of the Land

Prisoners of the Land

Prisoners of the Land
IMDb: 7.1
87

Argentina, 1915. Accompanied by a doctor and his beautiful daughter, Köhner, a ruthless foreman who rules a yerba mate plantation with an iron fist, arrives in the city of Posadas…

Genre: Drama
The Girl from Mexico

The Girl from Mexico

The Girl from Mexico
IMDb: 6.5
71

Carmelita Fuentes is a fiery-Latin singer/dancer in Mexico City who has designs on Dennis Lindsay, an American publicity agent, for unclear reasons, while Lindsay’s shiftless uncle Matthew Lindsay aids and…

When Tomorrow Comes

When Tomorrow Comes

When Tomorrow Comes
IMDb: 6.8
90

Romance and heartbreak walk hand-in-hand when Philip Chagal accidentally meets Helen Lawrence in a restaurant where she is a waitress. Unhappily married to a woman who suffers from mental illness,…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Charlie Chan in Reno

Charlie Chan in Reno

Charlie Chan in Reno
IMDb: 7
70

Mary Whitman has gone to Reno to obtain a divorce. While there she is arrested on suspicion of murdering a fellow guest at her hotel (which specializes in divorcers). There…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
City in Darkness

City in Darkness

City in Darkness
IMDb: 6.5
75

Chan, in Paris for a reunion with friends from World War I, becomes involved in investigating the murder of a munitions manufacturer who was supplying arms to the enemy, even…

Racketeers of the Range

Racketeers of the Range

Racketeers of the Range
IMDb: 6.3
62

A large packing company is trying to obtain a monopoly by taking over the last small independent meat packer. Barney O’Dell, owner of the largest ranch, is trying to stop…

Genre: Western
The Body Vanished

The Body Vanished

The Body Vanished
IMDb: 5.7
46

A Scotland Yard inspector and his reporter friend arrive on vacation in a small village and are immediately involved in what is claimed to be a murder but the body…

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Ride ’em, Cowgirl

Ride ’em, Cowgirl

Ride ’em, Cowgirl
IMDb: 5.7
53

Sandy Doyle, gambler and political chief of a small border town, seeks to gain control of the Bar-X Ranch, owned by Rufe Rickson, to further some undercover activities of his…

Genre: Music, Western
Dust Be My Destiny

Dust Be My Destiny

Dust Be My Destiny
IMDb: 6.8
88

Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman’s daughter leads to…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The 400 Million

The 400 Million

The 400 Million
IMDb: 6.7
54

The 400 million people of China are heirs to a great civilization, as their pagodas and stone lions can attest. But they are under attack from the Japanese. Civilian refugees…

Genre: Documentary
King of Chinatown

King of Chinatown

King of Chinatown
IMDb: 6.2
57

A Chinese-American surgeon faces a moral dilemma after operating on the mob boss in charge of vice and protection rackets in her city’s Chinatown.

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Shipyard Sally

Shipyard Sally

Shipyard Sally
IMDb: 6.5
77

A lancashire singer buys a pub in Clydebank and hits money troubles when the shipbyards are closed. She takes a petition to London to try to get them reopened.

One Third of a Nation

One Third of a Nation

One Third of a Nation
IMDb: 6.1
79

The negligent owner of a tenement slum becomes romantically involved with one of the building’s residents. Future film director Sidney Lumet plays a key supporting role in this social-consciousness drama…

Genre: Drama
Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot
IMDb: 6.6
65

Nicky Nelson is a fast-talking sideshow barker with a wax-and-alive concession on Atlantic City’s boardwalk. Even with the band of his friend, struggling musician Gene Krupa, playing on the sidewalk…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
S.O.S Tidal Wave

S.O.S Tidal Wave

S.O.S Tidal Wave
IMDb: 5.9
62

A news reporter-commentator at a combined radio-television broadcasting station gives up his stand against the election of a corrupt mayoral candidate after a gangster threatens his family. Features tidal wave…

Genre: Crime
Beware Spooks!

Beware Spooks!

Beware Spooks!
IMDb: 6.2
65

A Coney Island fun house is a major setting of this 1939 comedy in which bumbling detective Joe E. Brown interrupts his honeymoon to pursue a wanted killer.

Genre: Comedy
Day-time Wife

Day-time Wife

Day-time Wife
IMDb: 6.5
72

When a young wife discovers her husband of two years is involved with his beautiful secretary, she applies for a job as secretary to a business rival.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Angels Wash Their Faces

Angels Wash Their Faces

Angels Wash Their Faces
IMDb: 6
86

A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life. However, he gets mixed up with the local…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Mysterious Miss X

The Mysterious Miss X

The Mysterious Miss X
IMDb: 6.1
65

After being mistaken for Scotland Yard detectives, two vaudevillians (Michael Whalen, Chick Chandler) try to solve a murder in a Midwestern town.

Genre: Mystery
Island of Lost Men

Island of Lost Men

Island of Lost Men
IMDb: 6.5
68

A Chinese general’s daughter (Anna May Wong) tracks her father to a slave-labor tyrant’s (J. Carrol Naish) jungle empire.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Code of the Secret Service

Code of the Secret Service

Code of the Secret Service
IMDb: 5.1
58

Secret Service agents try to solve the theft of treasury banknote plates.

Sabotage

Sabotage

Sabotage
IMDb: 5.9
66

The night before his grandson, Tommy Grayson, a mechanic at the Midland Aircraft Corporation, is to marry Gail, a former showgirl, Major Matt Grayson, a war veteran and watchman at…

Genre: Action, Drama
Blind Alley

Blind Alley

Blind Alley
IMDb: 6.3
69

A gangster takes a doctor and his family hostage.

Genre: Crime
The Gorilla

The Gorilla

The Gorilla
IMDb: 4.8
68

When an escaped circus gorilla appears to have gone on a murderous rampage, a threatened attorney calls on the detective trio of Garrity, Harrigan and Mullivan to act as bodyguards….

Saved by the Belle

Saved by the Belle

Saved by the Belle
IMDb: 6.9
18

The stooges are traveling salesmen stranded in Valeska, a tropical country prone to earthquakes. Having no luck selling fur coats to the natives they are arrested when they receive a…

Genre: Comedy
The Cowboy Quarterback

The Cowboy Quarterback

The Cowboy Quarterback
IMDb: 4.6
56

Football scout for the Chicago Packers Rusty Walker signs Harry Lynn, a legendary broken-field runner. Harry won’t leave his home town without his girlfriend Maizie Williams. He gets tangled up…

Genre: Comedy
The Bronze Buckaroo

The Bronze Buckaroo

The Bronze Buckaroo
IMDb: 5
58

Bob Blake and his sidekick and four singing cowboys arrive at the Jackson ranch where Bob learns from Betty Jackson that her brother, Joe, is missing. Bob investigates and learns…

Genre: Western
Bulldog Drummond’s Bride

Bulldog Drummond’s Bride

Bulldog Drummond’s Bride
IMDb: 6
56

Hugh “Bulldog” Drummond is on the precipice of matrimony to his beloved Phyllis — but a bank robbery and a daring escape is going to get in their way before…

Genre: Action, Thriller
In Old Monterey

In Old Monterey

In Old Monterey
IMDb: 6.2
72

The (pre-WWII) Army takes over a large area of land, over the objection of citizens and corporations who live and work there.

Genre: Western
Law of the Pampas

Law of the Pampas

Law of the Pampas
IMDb: 6.7
72

Hoppy and Lucky are headed to South America to deliver a heard of cattle. Bay guy Ralph Merritt gets in their way. For a while.

Come on George!

Come on George!

Come on George!
IMDb: 6.4
88

George Formby, who plays George, a stable boy. He also has the unique ability to soothe an anxious racing horse. Expectedly, George races the horse and wins

Genre: Comedy
Zenobia

Zenobia

Zenobia
IMDb: 6
73

A modest country doctor in the antebellum South has to contend with his daughter’s upcoming marriage and an affectionate medicine show elephant.

Genre: Comedy
The City

The City

The City
IMDb: 5.8
43

Polemic documentary extolling the virtues of suburban life and leaving cities as a place of industry.

Genre: Documentary