1949

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff
6.9

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too ...
Abandoned
6.6

Abandoned

Oct. 28, 1949

Abandoned

Paula Consodine comes to Los Angeles in search of her missing sister. Newspaperman Mark Sitko, investigating on Paula’s behalf, discovers ...
The Lady Gambles
6.6

The Lady Gambles

May. 20, 1949

The Lady Gambles

When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by ...
The Fountainhead
7.1

The Fountainhead

Jun. 25, 1949

The Fountainhead

An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic ...
The Red Pony
6.3

The Red Pony

Mar. 08, 1949

The Red Pony

Peter Miles stars as Tom Tiflin, the little boy at the heart of this John Steinbeck story set in Salinas Valley. With his incompatible parents ...
Man on the Run
6.6

Man on the Run

May. 20, 1949

Man on the Run

A man recently gone AWOL from the Army (Derek Farr) is arrested in a store robbery that occurred while he was shopping. With help from a ...
Black Magic
6.4

Black Magic

Aug. 19, 1949

Black Magic

Hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV’s court.
My Friend Irma
6.5

My Friend Irma

Oct. 14, 1949

My Friend Irma

Prototype dumb blonde Irma and her slacker, wheeler-dealer boyfriend Al interfere in the love life of Irma’s level-headed room mate Jane.
Adam’s Rib
7.5

Adam’s Rib

Nov. 18, 1949

Adam’s Rib

When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner gets the case. Unfortunately for him his wife Amanda (who happens to ...
Stray Dog
7.9

Stray Dog

Oct. 17, 1949

Stray Dog

A bad day gets worse for young detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes ...
The Queen of Spades
7.2

The Queen of Spades

Mar. 16, 1949

The Queen of Spades

An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also ...
Prince of Foxes
7.0

Prince of Foxes

Nov. 11, 1949

Prince of Foxes

In 1500, Duke Cesare Borgia hopes to marry his sister (widowed by poison) to the heir apparent of Ferrara, which impedes his conquest of central ...
I Was a Male War Bride
7.0

I Was a Male War Bride

Captain Henri Rochard is a French officer assigned to work with Lieut. Catherine Gates. Through a wacky series of misadventures, they fall in ...
He Walked by Night
7.2

He Walked by Night

Feb. 05, 1949

He Walked by Night

This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.
House of Strangers
7.4

House of Strangers

Jul. 01, 1949

House of Strangers

Gino Monetti is a ruthless Italian-American banker who engaged in a number of criminal activities. Three of his four grown sons, refuse to help ...
Battleground
7.4

Battleground

Nov. 09, 1949

Battleground

The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the ...
Too Late for Tears
7.3

Too Late for Tears

Jul. 17, 1949

Too Late for Tears

One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer’s back seat. ...
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
7.3

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

After Custer and the 7th Cavalry are wiped out by Indians, everyone expects the worst. Capt. Nathan Brittles is ordered out on patrol but ...
The Red Menace
5.0

The Red Menace

Aug. 01, 1949

The Red Menace

A couple try to leave the Communist party after a murder by the group they were once loyal to.
The Third Man
8.1

The Third Man

Aug. 31, 1949

The Third Man

In postwar Vienna, Austria, Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime, only to ...
On the Town
7.4

On the Town

Dec. 08, 1949

On the Town

Three sailors – Gabey, Chip and Ozzie – let loose on a 24-hour pass in New York and the Big Apple will never be the same! Gabey falls ...
Sands of Iwo Jima
7.1

Sands of Iwo Jima

Dec. 14, 1949

Sands of Iwo Jima

The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant’s tough training tactics. At ...
The Fighting Kentuckian
6.5

The Fighting Kentuckian

John Breen (John Wayne), a Kentucky militiaman falls in love with French exile Fleurette De Marchand (Vera Ralston). He discovers a plot to steal ...
Caught
7.0

Caught

Feb. 17, 1949

Caught

It was Leonora Eames’ childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a ...
Whirlpool
6.8

Whirlpool

Nov. 28, 1949

Whirlpool

The wife of a psycho-analyst falls prey to a devious quack hypnotist when he discovers she is an habitual shoplifter. Then one of his previous ...