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List of 1942 Movies and TV Shows

Browse the full list of 1942 movies and TV shows streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Reelgood, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!

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1. Casablanca

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8.5/10
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93/100
Released: 1942Rated: PG
Drama, Romance

What it's about: In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Bambi

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7.3/10
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83/100
Released: 1942Rated: G
Animation, Family

What it's about: Bambi's tale unfolds from season to season as the young prince of the forest learns about life, love, and friends.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $14.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. To Be or Not to Be

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8.2/10
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83/100
Released: 1942Rated: G
Comedy

What it's about: During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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4. Holiday Inn

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7.4/10
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77/100
Released: 1942
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club—Holiday Inn—is the setting for the chase by Hanover and manager Danny Reed. The music's the thing.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Cat People

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7.3/10
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77/100
Released: 1942
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Serbian fashion designer Irena Dubrovna and American marine engineer Oliver Reed meet in Central Park, fall in love and marry after a brief courtship; but Irena won't consummate the union for fear that she will turn into a panther compelled to kill her lover, pursuant to a belief harbored by her home village.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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6. The Pride of the Yankees

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7.7/10
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77/100
Released: 1942
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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7. Now, Voyager

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7.9/10
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77/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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8. The Magnificent Ambersons

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7.7/10
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76/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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9. Yankee Doodle Dandy

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7.7/10
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76/100
Released: 1942Rated: G
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. Mrs. Miniver

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7.6/10
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76/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: English middle-class family, The Minivers, experience life in the first months of World War II.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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11. The Talk of the Town

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 1942
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: When the Holmes Woolen Mill burns down, political activist Leopold Dilg is jailed for arson and accidental murder. Escaping, Leopold hides out in the home of his childhood sweetheart Nora Shelley... which she has just rented to unsuspecting law professor Michael Lightcap.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Random Harvest

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8.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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13. The Palm Beach Story

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 1942
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their apartment when Gerry meets rich businessman being shown around as a prospective tenant. He gives Gerry $700 to start life afresh but Tom refuses to believe her story and they quarrel. Gerry decides the marriage is over and heads to Palm Beach for a quick divorce but Tom has plans to stop her.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Saboteur

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 1942Rated: PG
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: Aircraft factory worker, Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Peacock Premium) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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15. I Married a Witch

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7.1/10
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72/100
Released: 1942
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Rocksford, New England, 1672. Puritan witch hunter Jonathan Wooley is cursed after burning a witch at the stake: his descendants will never find happiness in their marriages. At present, politician Wallace Wooley, who is running for state governor, is about to marry his sponsor's daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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16. This Gun for Hire

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 1942
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Sadistic killer-for-hire Raven becomes enraged when his latest job is paid off in marked bills. Vowing to track down his double-crossing boss, nightclub executive Gates, Raven sits beside Gates' lovely new employee, Ellen, on a train out of town. Although Ellen is engaged to marry the police lieutenant who's hunting down Raven, she decides to try and set the misguided hit man straight as he hides from the cops and plots his revenge.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Woman of the Year

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7.2/10
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70/100
Released: 1942
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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18. Gentleman Jim

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7.6/10
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69/100
Released: 1942
Biography, Drama

What it's about: As bareknuckled boxing enters the modern era, brash extrovert Jim Corbett uses new rules and dazzlingly innovative footwork to rise to the top of the top of the boxing world.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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19. Went the Day Well?

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7.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1942
Thriller, Cult

What it's about: The quiet village of Bramley End is taken over by German troops posing as Royal Engineers. Their task is to disrupt England's radar network in preparation for a full scale German invasion. Once the villagers discover the true identity of the troops, they do whatever they can to thwart the Nazis plans.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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20. Kings Row

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7.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Five children in an apparently ideal American small town find their lives changing as the years pass near the turn of the century in 1900. Parris and Drake, both of whom have lost their parents, are best friends; Parris dreams of becoming a doctor, studying under the father of his sweetheart Cassie, while Drake plans on becoming a local businessman when he receives his full inheritance - juggling girlfriends in the meantime. As they become adults, the revelations of local secrets threaten to ruin their hopes and dreams.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. In Which We Serve

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7.2/10
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68/100
Released: 1942
Drama

What it's about: The story of the HMS Torrin, from it's construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ship's first and only commanding officer is Captain E.V. Kinross, who trains his men not only to be loyal to him and the country, but—most importantly—to themselves.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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22. There Was a Father

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7.7/10
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68/100
Released: 1942
Drama

What it's about: Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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23. For Me and My Gal

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7.1/10
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68/100
Released: 1942
Musical, Romance

What it's about: Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. You Were Never Lovelier

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7.2/10
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67/100
Released: 1942
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer.

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25. Road to Morocco

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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26. All Through the Night

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Broadway gambler 'Gloves' Donahue wants to find who killed the baker of his favorite cheesecake. He sees nightclub singer Leda Hamilton leaving the bakery. When her boss Marty's partner Joe is murdered, Leda and her accompanist Pepi disappear. It turns out that beneath all the mystery is a gang of Nazi operatives planning to blow up a battleship in New York harbor.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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27. My Favorite Blonde

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7.2/10
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65/100
Released: 1942
Comedy

What it's about: Larry Haines, a mediocre vaudeville entertainer, boards a train bound for Los Angeles. Is Hollywood waiting for him with open arms? Not really as the one he signed a contract for is Percy, his roller-skating penguin partner! But, as the proverb says, the shadow of glory is better than no glory at all! Anyway, doesn't Larry meet a woman on the train? And a blonde one! And a British agent into the bargain! The delicious creature who is carrying a coded message hidden in a brooch and is being pursued by Nazi agents. She will need Larry (and Percy)'s help to elude her pursuers and to get the secret information to destination.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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28. Les Visiteurs du Soir

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7.3/10
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64/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: At the end of the 15th century, two minstrels Gilles and Dominique come from nowhere into the castle of Baron Hugues. Gilles charms Anne, Hughes' daughter, while Dominique charms both Hugues and Ann's fiance. Gilles and Dominique are not really in love : they are sent by the Devil to desperate people. But Ann is so pure that Gilles is caught to his own trap... How will they fight against the Devil ?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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29. The Black Swan

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6.8/10
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64/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, things are set for a fight.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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30. Flying Tigers

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6.8/10
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63/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America's entry into World War II. Gordon must send his outnumbered band of fighter pilots out against overwhelming odds while juggling the disparate personalities and problems of his fellow flyers.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. Saludos Amigos

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6.1/10
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63/100
Released: 1942
Animation, Family

What it's about: Live-action segments show members of the Disney staff touring South America and recording their impressions in sketches. These segue into four animated sections: "Lake Titicaca" depicts tourist Donald Duck's troubles with a stubborn llama; and in "Aquarela do Brasil," Jose Carioca shows Donald the sights and sound of Rio de Janeiro.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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32. The Ghost of Frankenstein

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6.2/10
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62/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Ygor discovers Frankenstein's creation is still alive and brings him to the Doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Obsessed with restoring the monster to his full potential, Ludwig is unaware that someone has more devious plans for the creature.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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33. Jungle Book

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6.7/10
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61/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Family

What it's about: Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book is given the full treatment in this lavish retelling filled with huge sets, exotic animals, a large cast and the incomparable Sabu, starring as Mowgli, the young orphan boy raised by wolves. Curious to reconnect with his human village, Mowgli returns only to find disappointment in the greed and treachery of man. Over time, Mowgli and the village members do grow to trust one another, but not before the village finds itself under siege. It's up to Mowgli and his jungle friends to save the day.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, IMDb TV & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO MAX, Epix & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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34. Tarzan's New York Adventure

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6.6/10
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60/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Circus owner Buck Rand kidnaps Boy to perform in his show. He forces a pilot to fly him, Boy and his animal trainer out of the jungle. Tarzan and Jane follow them to New York. At a trial over custody of Boy, Tarzan becomes violent and is jailed. With the help of the pilot's girlfriend Tarzan (who has since escaped, diving off the Brooklyn Bridge) finds the circus. He and the circus elephants complete the classic rescue.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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35. In This Our Life

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7.4/10
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53/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A young woman dumps her fiancée and runs off with her sister's husband. They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ultimately drives Peter to drink and suicide. Stanley returns home to Richmond only to learn that her sister Roy and old flame Craig have fallen in love and plan to marry. The jealous and selfish Stanley attempts to win back Craig's affections, but her true character is revealed when, rather than take the rap herself, she attempts to pin a hit and run accident on the young black clerk who works in Craig's law office.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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36. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

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6.6/10
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52/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: In the midst of World War II, Sherlock Holmes rescues the Swiss inventor of a new bomb-sight from the Gestapo and brings him to England, where he shortly falls into the clutches of Professor Moriarty.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz, Epix & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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37. Night Monster

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6.3/10
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50/100
Released: 1942
Horror, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Kurt Ingston, a rich recluse, invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps as one by one they meet horrible deaths.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock).

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38. The First of the Few

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Released: 1942Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: This 1942 fictionalized biopic chronicles the true story of how two of the most remarkable men in aviation history - visionary Spitfire designer R.J. Mitchell and his test pilot Geoffrey Crisp - designed a streamlined monoplane that led to the development of the Spitfire.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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39. Why We Fight: Prelude to War

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7.0/10
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Released: 1942
Documentary, History

What it's about: Prelude to War was the first film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series, commissioned by the Pentagon and George C. Marshall. It was made to convince American troops of the necessity of combating the Axis Powers during World War II. This film examines the differences between democratic and fascist states.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video, Epix & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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40. The Battle of Midway

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50/100
Released: 1942Rated: PG
Documentary

What it's about: The Japanese attack on Midway in June 1942, filmed as it happened.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & IndieFlix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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41. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing

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7.0/10
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50/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: During the Allied Bombing offensive of World War II the public was often informed that "A raid took place last night over ..., One (or often more) of Our Aircraft Is Missing". Behind these sombre words hid tales of death, destruction and derring-do. This is the story of one such bomber crew who were shot down and the brave Dutch patriots who helped them home.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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42. Across the Pacific

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6.8/10
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50/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has Leland really been booted out, or is there some other motive for his getting close to fellow passenger Doctor Lorenz? Any motive for getting close to attractive traveller Alberta Marlow would however seem pretty obvious.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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43. Once Upon a Honeymoon

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6.5/10
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49/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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44. The Mummy's Tomb

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5.7/10
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48/100
Released: 1942
Horror, Drama

What it's about: A high priest of Karnak travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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45. To the Shores of Tripoli

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6.1/10
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47/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Chronicle of a spoiled rich boy who joins the Marines with an off-handed attitude and finally becomes a battle-wise soldier. Academy Award Nominations: Best (Color) Cinematography.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. Tennessee Johnson

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6.6/10
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47/100
Released: 1942
Biography, Drama

What it's about: The tumultuous presidency of 17th-president Andrew Johnson is chronicled in this biopic. The story begins with Johnson's boyhood and covers his early life. During the Civil War, Johnson stays a staunch Unionist and upon Lincoln's reelection in 1864, becomes his Vice President. After Lincoln's assassination, Johnson becomes the President and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX).

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47. The Spoilers

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6.7/10
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46/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: When honest ship captain Roy Glennister gets swindled out of his mine claim, he turns to saloon singer Cherry Malotte for assistance in his battle with no-good town kingpin Alexander McNamara.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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48. George Washington Slept Here

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7.0/10
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46/100
Released: 1942
Comedy

What it's about: New Yorkers Bill and Connie Fuller have to move from their apartment. Without Bill's knowledge, Connie purchases a delapidated old farmhouse in Pennsylvania, where George Washington was supposed to have actually slept during the American Revolution.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. The Big Street

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6.5/10
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42/100
Released: 1942
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Meek busboy Little Pinks is in love with an extremely selfish showgirl who despises and uses him.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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50. Tortilla Flat

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6.3/10
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42/100
Released: 1942
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Danny, a poor northern Californian Mexican-American, inherits two houses from his grandfather and is quickly taken advantage of by his vagabond friends.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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