Day of Wrath
“Day of Wrath” is a captivating Danish film set in the early 1600s. It follows Anne, a young woman whose mother was accused of witchcraft. When Anne develops sympathy for another accused woman, she faces a family destiny that intertwines with love and betrayal. Starring Thorkild Roose and Lisbeth Movin, this thought-provoking movie takes you on a journey through a village plagued by superstition and the consequences of standing up for what is right.
The Ox-Bow Incident
“The Ox-Bow Incident” is a gripping 1943 movie that follows a posse as they stumble upon three men suspected of murder and cow theft. With an all-star cast including Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, and Anthony Quinn, the group is torn between delivering the suspects to the law or taking justice into their own hands. Released on March 11, 1943, this film is a must-watch for fans of intense Western dramas.
Meshes of the Afternoon
“Meshes of the Afternoon” is a captivating movie from 1943 that takes you on a surreal journey into a woman’s dreams. As she falls asleep, her inner desires come to life on-screen, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy. With stunning visuals and a unique portrayal of time and space, this film will leave you mesmerized. Starring Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid, it’s no wonder this movie made it to the list of the 20 Best Voted Movies of 1943.
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
“The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp” is a captivating movie released in 1943 that takes us on a journey through the life of General Candy, a seasoned leader overseeing an English squad during World War II. Despite his experience, he struggles to gain the respect of his men and is seen as out-of-touch with the realities of war. Through flashbacks to his early career, we witness the impact of three women and a lasting friendship with a German soldier on his life. Starring Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Adolf Wohlbrück, and other talented actors, this film offers a unique perspective on the challenges faced by a military leader.
Shadow of a Doubt
“Shadow of a Doubt” is a captivating 1943 movie that follows the story of Charlotte Newton, a young woman living in a small California town. Her mundane life takes an exciting turn when her uncle, Charlie Oakley, comes to visit. However, as the plot unfolds, Charlotte’s admiration for her uncle turns into suspicion as dark secrets about him are revealed. Starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten, this thrilling film will keep you on the edge of your seat.
“Sahara” is a gripping war film set in 1943, during World War II. It follows Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew as they embark on a treacherous journey across the Libyan Desert, accompanied by a diverse group of soldiers. When they stumble upon an abandoned fortress in search of water, they find themselves facing a fierce battle against German soldiers. With an all-star cast including Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, and Lloyd Bridges, this action-packed movie will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. Released on September 22, 1943, “Sahara” is a must-watch for war movie enthusiasts.
The Song of Bernadette
“The Song of Bernadette” is a captivating movie set in 1858 Lourdes, France. It tells the inspiring story of Bernadette, a young peasant girl who has a vision of a beautiful lady in the city dump, believed by many to be the Virgin Mary. As Bernadette’s vision gains attention, the town becomes engulfed in the phenomenon, transforming the lives of its inhabitants. With a talented cast including Jennifer Jones, William Eythe, and Vincent Price, this heartfelt film is a must-watch from 1943.”
Hangmen Also Die!
“Hangmen Also Die!” is a gripping World War II thriller set in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. The movie follows the courageous Dr. Franticek Svoboda, who risks his life to assassinate the notorious Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich. With the help of a history professor and his daughter, Svoboda embarks on a thrilling escape, making for a suspenseful and heroic tale. Starring Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, and a talented ensemble cast, this movie was released on April 15, 1943, and is considered one of the best films of that year.
Five Graves to Cairo
“Five Graves to Cairo” is a thrilling war film set in 1943 during World War II. It follows the story of a British Army survivor who seeks refuge at a remote desert hotel on the Egyptian border. With the help of the hotel’s owner, he assumes the identity of a deceased waiter to evade the imminent arrival of German forces led by Rommel. Starring Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, and Akim Tamiroff, this movie takes you on a suspenseful journey filled with danger and survival. Released on May 26, 1943, it is one of the best-voted movies of that year.
Heaven Can Wait
“Heaven Can Wait” is a captivating movie from 1943 that tells the story of Henry van Cleve, a wealthy and reckless playboy who finds himself at the gates of Hell after his death. Surprisingly, the devil is unsure if Henry truly belongs there, leading to a fascinating recounting of his life’s deeds, both good and bad. With a talented cast including Don Ameche, Gene Tierney, and Charles Coburn, this film offers a thought-provoking exploration of judgment and redemption, making it one of the best voted movies of 1943.
The Spider Woman
“The Spider Woman” is a thrilling Sherlock Holmes movie released on December 24, 1943. Starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, it follows Holmes as he investigates a series of mysterious suicides. With a cunning female villain reminiscent of Moriarty and a touch of venomous intrigue, this film is a must-watch for fans of the famous detective.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
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The More the Merrier
“The More the Merrier” is a delightful comedy set during World War II in Washington, D.C. Connie Milligan, played by Jean Arthur, rents an apartment and decides to sublet half of it to help with the housing shortage. However, instead of a suitable female tenant, she ends up with mischievous Benjamin Dingle, portrayed by Charles Coburn, who convinces her to sublet to him and then brings in the young and irreverent Joe Carter, played by Joel McCrea. This creates a hilarious and romantic situation that unfolds with plenty of laughs and charm. Released on May 13, 1943, this movie was one of the best-voted films of that year.
I Walked with a Zombie
“I Walked with a Zombie” is a captivating movie set in the Caribbean during 1943. It follows the story of a nurse who falls in love with her patient’s husband, and in a desperate attempt to cure the patient, she turns to voodoo. With a talented cast including Frances Dee and Tom Conway, this film promises a thrilling and mysterious journey into the world of the supernatural.
“Jane Eyre” is a captivating 1943 movie that tells the story of Jane, a resilient orphan who finds herself employed by the enigmatic Edward Rochester to care for his daughter. With a stellar cast including Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine, this film takes you on a journey through Jane’s challenging past and her blossoming relationship with Rochester. Released on December 24, 1943, it’s definitely one of the best movies of that year!
For Whom the Bell Tolls
“For Whom the Bell Tolls” is a captivating war drama set in 1930s Spain during a civil war. Starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman, the movie follows Robert Jordan, a courageous man on a dangerous mission to blow up a vital bridge and impede the enemy’s progress. With a stellar cast and a thrilling storyline, this 1943 film is a must-watch for history buffs and fans of action-packed movies.
“Sanshiro Sugata” is a captivating movie set in 1943, following the journey of Sanshiro, a determined young man who ventures into the city to learn Jujutsu. However, his plans take an unexpected turn when he discovers the art of Judo, a new form of self-defense. Based on the legendary judoka Shiro Saigo, this film features a talented cast including Denjirō Ōkōchi, Susumu Fujita, and Yukiko Todoroki, making it a must-watch for fans of martial arts and inspiring stories.
The Seventh Victim
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The Leopard Man
“The Leopard Man” is a thrilling movie released in 1943 that revolves around a publicity stunt gone wrong. When a leopard escapes, a string of murders begins, creating an intense and suspenseful atmosphere. Starring Dennis O’Keefe, Jean Brooks, and James Bell, this film is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Phantom of the Opera
“Phantom of the Opera” is a captivating 1943 movie that tells the story of Claudin, a talented violinist who falls in love with the beautiful opera singer Christine Dubois. However, tragedy strikes when Claudin’s career takes a downturn, leading him to commit a shocking crime and suffer a disfiguring acid attack. As mysterious crimes haunt the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary “phantom,” the suspense and intrigue in this film will keep you on the edge of your seat. Starring Nelson Eddy, Susanna Foster, Claude Rains, and a talented cast, this movie was released on August 12, 1943, and is definitely worth watching for its thrilling plot and exceptional performances.
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