Search results for "1940"
Crimes at the Dark House

Crimes at the Dark House

Crimes at the Dark House
IMDb: 6.1
69

In this lurid melodrama, Tod Slaughter plays a villain who murders the wealthy Sir Percival Glyde in the gold fields of Australia and assumes his identity in order to inherit…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
The Durango Kid

The Durango Kid

The Durango Kid
IMDb: 6.2
61

The Durango Kid is a sort of Robin Hood of the West who helps the lovely Walters (who replaced Starrett’s usual love-interest, Iris Meredith), the daughter of a homesteader, defeat…

Genre: Western
Murder Over New York

Murder Over New York

Murder Over New York
IMDb: 6.9
65

When Charlie’s old friend from Scotland Yard is murdered when they attend a police convention in New York, Chan picks up the case he was working on.

Charlie Chan’s Murder Cruise

Charlie Chan’s Murder Cruise

Charlie Chan’s Murder Cruise
IMDb: 7.1
77

On a cruise ship from Honolulu to San Francisco, the famous Chinese detective encounters four more murders while trying to figure out the murder of a Scotland Yard friend.

Charlie Chan in Panama

Charlie Chan in Panama

Charlie Chan in Panama
IMDb: 7.1
66

Charlie impersonates an employee of the U.S. government to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the…

Barnyard Follies

Barnyard Follies

Barnyard Follies
IMDb: 5.9
67

A country orphanage puts on a show with some musicians to save their 4H club from being shut down by greedy politicians.

Genre: Comedy, Music
June Night

June Night

June Night
IMDb: 6.1
88

A woman flees to avoid rumors of promiscuity, but is trailed by a reporter who wants to expose her dark past.

Genre: Drama
Brother Rat and a Baby

Brother Rat and a Baby

Brother Rat and a Baby
IMDb: 5.3
87

Three comrades graduate from Viriginia Military Institute. Bing has a chance to return to VMI as a football coach.

Genre: Comedy
A Chump at Oxford

A Chump at Oxford

A Chump at Oxford
IMDb: 7.2
63

The boys get jobs as a butler and maid (Stan in drag) for a dinner party. When that ends in disaster, they resort to sweeping streets and accidentally capture a…

Genre: Comedy
Saloon Bar

Saloon Bar

Saloon Bar
IMDb: 6.8
76

A bookmaker with a fancy for detective work attempts to prevent the execution of a potentially innocent man.

Genre: Thriller
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…

Genre: Action, Adventure
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…

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
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…

Genre: Action, Adventure
Kit Carson

Kit Carson

Kit Carson
IMDb: 6.3
97

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

Genre: Romance, Western
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.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
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.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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