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The Sea Hawk (1940)

The Sea Hawk (1940)

The Sea Hawk (1940)
IMDb: 7.7
127 min

Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.

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The House of the Seven Gables (1940)

The House of the Seven Gables (1940)

The House of the Seven Gables (1940)
IMDb: 7.0
89 min

In 1828, the bankrupt Pyncheon family fight over Seven Gables, the ancestral mansion. To obtain the house, Jaffrey Pyncheon obtains his brother Clifford’s false conviction for murder. Hepzibah, Clifford’s sweet…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Road to Singapore (1940)

Road to Singapore (1940)

Road to Singapore (1940)
IMDb: 6.8
85 min

Bing Crosby an Bob Hope star in the first of the ‘Road to’ movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore – until they meet Dorothy Lamour…

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Tugboat Mickey (1940)

Tugboat Mickey (1940)

Tugboat Mickey (1940)
IMDb: 7.1
7 min

Mickey is performing routine maintenance on his tugboat (with interference from a pelican) when a call comes on the radio that there’s a sinking ship needing assistance. Sadly, Mickey’s crew…

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The Philadelphia Story (1940)

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

The Philadelphia Story (1940)
IMDb: 7.9
112 min

When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Letter (1940)

The Letter (1940)

The Letter (1940)
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.

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One Night in the Tropics (1940)

One Night in the Tropics (1940)

One Night in the Tropics (1940)
IMDb: 6.5
82 min

Jim “Lucky” Moore, an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve: a ‘love insurance policy’, that will pay out $1-million if Steve does not marry…

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Black Friday (1940)

Black Friday (1940)

Black Friday (1940)
IMDb: 6.3
70 min

When his friend Professor Kingsely (Ridges) is at deaths door, brain surgeon Dr. Sovac (Karloff) saves his life by means of an illegal operation that transplants part of injured gangster…

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Gaslight (1940)

Gaslight (1940)

Gaslight (1940)
IMDb: 7.3
84 min

Twenty years removed from Alice Barlow’s murder by a thief looking for her jewels, newlyweds Paul and Bella Mallen move into the very house where the crime was committed. Retired…

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
The Proud Valley (1940)

The Proud Valley (1940)

The Proud Valley (1940)
IMDb: 6.7
76 min

In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.

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Genre: Drama
The Great McGinty (1940)

The Great McGinty (1940)

The Great McGinty (1940)
IMDb: 7.3
82 min

Told in flashback, Depression-era bum Dan McGinty is recruited by the city’s political machine to help with vote fraud. His great aptitude for this brings rapid promotion from “the boss,”…

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Genre: Comedy
Dr. Cyclops (1940)

Dr. Cyclops (1940)

Dr. Cyclops (1940)
IMDb: 6.4
77 min

Four explorers are summoned to Peru by the brilliant physicist Dr Thorkel. They discover a rich source of radium and a half-mad Thorkel who shrinks them down to one-fifth their…

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Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

Judy O’Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When…

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Christmas in July (1940)

Christmas in July (1940)

Christmas in July (1940)
IMDb: 7.4
67 min

An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest….

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Strike Up the Band (1940)

Strike Up the Band (1940)

Strike Up the Band (1940)
IMDb: 6.9
120 min

Jimmy and Mary get a group of kids together to play in a school orchestra. A huge contest between schools is coming up and they have a hard time raising…

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Waterloo Bridge (1940)

Waterloo Bridge (1940)
IMDb: 7.8
108 min

On the eve of World War II, a British officer revisits Waterloo Bridge and recalls the young man he was at the beginning of World War I and the young…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War