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List of 1943 Movies and TV Shows

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1. Casablanca

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8.5/10
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85/100
Released: 1943Rated: PG
Romance, Drama

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 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Arsenic and Old Lace

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8.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1943
Comedy, Mystery

What it's about: Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a quick trip home to tell his two maiden aunts, he finds out his aunts' hobby - killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar!

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

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3. Girl Crazy

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6.8/10
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74/100
Released: 1943
Musical, Comedy

What it's about: Rich kid Danny Churchill has a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. So his father ships him to an all-male college out West where there's not supposed to be a female for miles. But before Danny arrives, he spies a pair of legs extending out from under a stalled roadster. They belong to the Dean's granddaughter, Ginger Gray, who is more interested in keeping the financially strapped college open than falling for Danny's romantic line. At least at first...

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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4. Shadow of a Doubt

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7.8/10
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72/100
Released: 1943Rated: PG
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A bored teen living in Santa Rosa, California, Charlotte "Charlie" Newton, is frustrated because nothing seems to be happening in her life and that of her family. Then, she receives wonderful news: her uncle (for whom she was named), Charlie Oakley, is arriving for a visit. But Uncle Charlie may not be the man he seems to be.

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

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5. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

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8.1/10
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69/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: General Candy, who's overseeing an English squad in 1943, is a veteran leader who doesn't have the respect of the men he's training and is considered out-of-touch with what's needed to win the war. But it wasn't always this way. Flashing back to his early career in the Boer War and World War I, we see a dashing young officer whose life has been shaped by three different women, and by a lasting friendship with a German soldier.

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

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6. The Ox-Bow Incident

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8.0/10
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68/100
Released: 1943
Drama

What it's about: Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out to get the criminals, who also may be involved in a recent shooting. When the posse closes in on a group that could be the fugitives, they must decide on a course of action, with numerous lives hanging in the balance.

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

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7. Meshes of the Afternoon

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7.9/10
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66/100
Released: 1943
Crime, Fantasy

What it's about: A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.

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

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8. A Guy Named Joe

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66/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Pete Sandidge, a daredevil bomber pilot, dies when he crashes his plane into a German aircraft carrier, leaving his devoted girlfriend, Dorinda, who is also a pilot, heartbroken. In heaven, Pete receives a new assignment: He is to become the guardian angel for Ted Randall, a young Army flyer. Invisibly, Pete guides Ted through flight school and into combat, but the ghostly mentor’s tolerance is tested when Ted falls for Dorinda. Ultimately however, Pete not only comes to terms with their relationship, but also acts as Dorinda’s copilot when she undertakes a dangerous bombing raid so that Ted won’t have to.

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

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9. Le Corbeau

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7.9/10
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65/100
Released: 1943
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Remy Germain is a doctor in a French town who becomes the focus of a vicious smear campaign, as letters accusing him of having an affair and performing unlawful abortions are mailed to village leaders. The mysterious writer, who signs each letter as "Le Corbeau" (The Raven) soon targets the whole town, exposing everyone's dark secrets. This allegorical film was highly controversial at the time of its release, and was banned in France after the Liberation.

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

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10. I Walked with a Zombie

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7.1/10
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65/100
Released: 1943
Horror, Drama

What it's about: A nurse in the Caribbean turns to voodoo in hopes of curing her patient, an unusual woman whose husband she's fallen in love with.

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

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11. Day of Wrath

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8.1/10
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65/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In a Danish village in the early 1600s, a young woman named Anne, whose mother was thought to be a witch, develops sympathy toward an old woman, Marte, who is accused of witchcraft. The intervention of Anne's older but kindly husband, Pastor Absalon saved her mother -- but now, urged on by his overbearing mother, he refuses to help Marte. When Absalon's son returns home and is attracted to Anne, it's a matter of time before her family destiny catches up with her.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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12. Sahara

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7.5/10
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64/100
Released: 1943
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with an Italian prisoner crossing the Libyan Desert to rejoin their command after the fall of Tobruk. Tambul, the Sudanese leads them to an abandoned desert fortress where they hope to find water. Soon a detachment of German soldiers arrives and attempts to barter food for water, but Gunn and his followers refuse. When the Germans attack, Gunn leads his desert-weary men in a desperate battle, hoping that British reinforcements can arrive in time.

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

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13. Heaven Can Wait

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7.4/10
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64/100
Released: 1943
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Spoiled playboy Henry van Cleve dies and arrives at the entrance to Hell, a final destination he is sure he deserves after living a life of profligacy. The devil, however, isn't so sure Henry meets Hell's standards. Convinced he is where he belongs, Henry recounts his life's deeds, both good and bad, including an act of indiscretion during his 25-year marriage to his wife, Martha, with the hope that "His Excellency" will arrive at the proper judgment.

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

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14. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

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6.5/10
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63/100
Released: 1943Rated: PG
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: Grave robbers open the grave of the wolf man and awaken him. He doesn't like the idea of being immortal and killing people when the moon is full so tries to find Dr. Frankenstein, in the hopes that the doctor can cure him. Dr. Frankenstein has died - however his monster is found.

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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15. Hangmen Also Die!

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7.5/10
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63/100
Released: 1943
Drama

What it's about: During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal "Hangman of Europe", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his attempt to escape, he is helped by history professor Stephen Novotny and his daughter Mascha.

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

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16. Ossessione

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7.6/10
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62/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Gino, a drifter, begins an affair with inn-owner Giovanna as they plan to get rid of her older husband.

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

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17. The Song of Bernadette

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7.6/10
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62/100
Released: 1943
Biography, Drama

What it's about: In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be the virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is nuts, and do their best to suppress the girl and her followers, and the church wants nothing to do with the whole matter. But as Bernadette attracts wider and wider attention, the phenomenon overtakes everyone in the the town, and transforms their lives.

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

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18. Jane Eyre

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7.5/10
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61/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.

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

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19. The Seventh Victim

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6.8/10
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61/100
Released: 1943
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A young woman searches for her missing sister who, unknown to her, has become involved with a group of Satan worshippers in Greenwich Village.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Prime Video, Microsoft & Vudu).

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20. Phantom of the Opera

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6.4/10
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61/100
Released: 1943
Horror, Musical

What it's about: Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom".

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

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21. For Whom the Bell Tolls

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61/100
Released: 1943Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan—who has joined up on the side that appeals most to idealists of that era—has been given a high-risk assignment up in the mountains. He awaits the right time to blow up a crucial bridge in order to halt the enemy's progress

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

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22. Titanic

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6.2/10
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61/100
Released: 1943Rated: PG
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: This little-known German film retells the true story of the British ocean liner that met a tragic fate. Ernst Fritz Fürbringer plays the president of the White Star Line, who unwisely pressed the Titanic's captain (Otto Wernicke) to make the swiftest possible crossing to New York. Interestingly, director Herbert Selpin was arrested by the Gestapo during this film's production, and German censors banned the film for its scenes of panic and terror.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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23. The More the Merrier

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7.7/10
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61/100
Released: 1943
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: It's World War II and there is a severe housing shortage everywhere - especially in Washington, D.C. where Connie Milligan rents an apartment. Believing it to be her patriotic duty, Connie offers to sublet half of her apartment, fully expecting a suitable female tenent. What she gets instead is mischievous, middle-aged Benjamin Dingle. Dingle talks her into subletting to him and then promptly sublets half of his half to young, irreverent Joe Carter - creating a situation tailor-made for comedy and romance.

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

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24. The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

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7.6/10
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60/100
Released: 1943
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: A small-town girl with a soft spot for American soldiers wakes up the morning after a wild farewell party for the troops to find that she married someone she can't remember.

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

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25. The Leopard Man

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6.8/10
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60/100
Released: 1943
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: When a leopard escapes during a publicity stunt, it triggers a series of murders.

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

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26. Stormy Weather

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7.3/10
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59/100
Released: 1943
Musical

What it's about: Dancing great Bill Williamson sees his face on the cover of Theatre World magazine and reminisces: Just back from World War I, he meets lovely singer Selina Rogers at a soldiers' ball and promises to come back to her when he "gets to be somebody." Years go by, and Bill and Selina's rising careers intersect only briefly, since Selina is unwilling to settle down. Will she ever change her mind? Concludes with a big all-star show hosted by Cab Calloway.

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

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27. Son of Dracula

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6.1/10
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58/100
Released: 1943
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the U.S. by a young heiress. Her boyfriend and local officials are suspicious of the newcomer, who is interested in the "virile" soil of the new world.

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

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28. The Ghost Ship

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6.7/10
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58/100
Released: 1943
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Captain Stone's newly recruited officer, Tom Merriam, idolizes his senior who treats him like a friend. But when a couple of his crew members die mysteriously, Tom starts doubting Stone's authority.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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29. Air Force

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7.1/10
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58/100
Released: 1943
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.

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

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30. Cabin in the Sky

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7.1/10
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57/100
Released: 1943
Fantasy, Musical

What it's about: When compulsive gambler Little Joe Jackson dies in a drunken fight, he awakens in purgatory, where he learns that he will be sent back to Earth for six months to prove that he deserves to be in heaven. He awakens, remembering nothing and struggles to do right by his devout wife, Petunia, while an angel known as the General and the devil's son, Lucifer Jr., fight for his soul.

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

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31. Destination Tokyo

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7.1/10
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57/100
Released: 1943
Action & Adventure

What it's about: During World War II, Captain Cassidy and his crew of submariners are ordered into Tokyo Bay on a secret mission. They are to gather information in advance of the planned bombing of Tokyo. Along the way, the crew learn about each other as they face the enemy and some of them lose their lives.

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

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32. The Outlaw

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5.5/10
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57/100
Released: 1943Rated: PG-13
LGBTQ

What it's about: Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett is pleased when his old friend Doc Holliday arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage. Doc is trailing his stolen horse, and it is discovered in the possession of Billy the Kid. In a surprising turnaround, Billy and Doc become friends. This causes the friendship between Doc and Pat to cool. The odd relationship between Doc and Billy grows stranger when Doc hides Billy at his girl Rio's place after Billy is shot.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Epix & 4 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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33. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

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7.0/10
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57/100
Released: 1943
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from a long list of suspects including the owners of the home, the staff and the patients recovering there.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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34. Old Acquaintance

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7.5/10
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57/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.

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

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35. Action in the North Atlantic

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Released: 1943Rated: PG
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Lieutenant Joe Rossi is 1st Officer on a Liberty Ship in a great convoy bound from Halifax to Murmansk. After German subs crushed the convoy his ship loses the convoy and is heading alone to Murmansk. In spite of attacks by German planes and subs he get the ship safely to Murmansk.

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

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36. Sherlock Holmes in Washington

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6.7/10
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57/100
Released: 1943
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: In World War II, a British secret agent carrying a vitally important document is kidnapped en route to Washington. The British government calls on Sherlock Holmes to recover it.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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37. Edge of Darkness

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7.2/10
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57/100
Released: 1943
Drama

What it's about: The film pivots around the local doctor and his family. The doctor's wife (Ruth Gordon) wants to hold on to the pretence of gracious living and ignore the occupiers. The doctor, Martin Stensgard (Walter Huston), would also prefer to stay neutral, but is torn. His brother-in-law, the wealthy owner of the local fish cannery, collaborates with the Nazis. The doctor's daughter, Karen (Ann Sheridan), is involved with the resistance and with its leader Gunnar Brogge (Errol Flynn). The doctor's son, has just returned to town, having been sent down from the university, and is soon influenced by his Nazi-sympathizer uncle. Captain Koenig (Helmut Dantine), the young German commandant of the occupying garrison, whose fanatic determination to do everything by the book and spoutings about the invincibility of the Reich hides a growing fear of a local uprising.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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38. This Land Is Mine

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7.6/10
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57/100
Released: 1943
Drama

What it's about: Somewhere in Europe, in a city occupied by the Nazis, a gentle school teacher finds himself torn between collaboration and resistance, cowardice and courage.

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

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39. Watch on the Rhine

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7.3/10
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56/100
Released: 1943
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: On the eve of World War II, the German Kurt Müller, his American-born wife Sara, and their three children, having lived in Europe for years, visit Sara's wealthy mother near Washington, DC. Kurt secretly works for the anti-Nazi resistance. A visiting Romanian count, becoming aware of this, seeks to blackmail him.

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

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40. Lassie Come Home

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Released: 1943Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Hard times come for the Carraclough family and they are forced to sell their dog, Lassie, to the rich Duke of Rudling. Lassie, however, is unwilling to remain apart from young Carraclough son Joe and sets out on a long and dangerous journey to rejoin him.

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

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41. The Spider Woman

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7.1/10
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56/100
Released: 1943
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider. Based on "The Sign of Four" and the short stories "The Dying Detective", "The Final Problem", "The Speckled Band" and "The Adventure of the Devil's Foot".

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

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42. The Children Are Watching Us

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7.7/10
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56/100
Released: 1943
Drama

What it's about: In his first collaboration with renowned screenwriter and longtime partner Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica examines the cataclysmic consequences of adult folly on an innocent child. Heralding the pair’s subsequent work on some of the masterpieces of Italian neorealism, The Children Are Watching Us is a vivid, deeply humane portrait of a family’s disintegration.

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

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43. Sanshiro Sugata

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6.8/10
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55/100
Released: 1943
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The story of Sanshiro, a strong stubborn youth, who travels into the city in order to learn Jujutsu. However, upon his arrival he discovers a new form of self-defence: Judo. The main character is based on Shiro Saigo, a legendary judoka.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (FilmBox).

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44. Mr. Lucky

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7.1/10
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55/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: A conman poses as a war relief fundraiser, but when he falls for a charity worker, his conscience begins to trouble him.

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

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45. Madame Curie

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55/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Poor physics student Marie is studying at the Sorbonne in 1890s Paris. One of the few women studying in her field, Marie encounters skepticism concerning her abilities, but is eventually offered a research placement in Pierre Curie's lab. The scientists soon fall in love and embark on a shared quest to extract, from a particular type of rock, a new chemical element they have named radium. However, their research puts them on the brink of professional failure.

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

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46. The Return of the Vampire

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6.2/10
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54/100
Released: 1943
Drama, Horror

What it's about: In 1918, an English family is terrorized by a vampire, until they learn how to deal with it. They think their troubles are over, but German bombs in WWII free the monster. He reclaims the soul of his wolfman ex-servant, and assuming the identity of a scientist who has just escaped from a concentration camp, he starts out on a plan to get revenge upon the family.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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47. Bataan

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6.9/10
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54/100
Released: 1943
Drama

What it's about: During Japan's invasion of the Philippines in 1942, Capt. Henry Lassiter, Sgt. Bill Dane and a diverse group of American soldiers are ordered to destroy and hold a strategic bridge in order to delay the Japanese forces and allow Gen. MacArthur time to secure Bataan. When the Japanese soldiers begin to rebuild the bridge and advance, the group struggles with not only hunger, sickness and gunfire, but also the knowledge that there is likely no relief on the way.

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

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48. The Man in Grey

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6.6/10
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54/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: After marrying a dour and disinterested lord for status, a young woman falls in love with a stage actor while her best friend from boarding school enters an affair with her husband.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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49. Münchhausen

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7.1/10
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54/100
Released: 1943
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Wanting a lavish production to mark the 25th anniversary of UFA, the German film studio, Joseph Goebbels, director of the Nazi propaganda machine, commissioned an adaptation of Baron von Münchhausen‘s “autobiographical” stories. Baron von Münchhausen (1720-97) was an eccentric figure in European history, whose tall tales about his adventures rival anything to be found in the legends of Paul Bunyan or classic figures like Odysseus. This film recounts some of the episodes from the Baron’s sensational stories, which are set in the world of the 18th century.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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50. The Human Comedy

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7.0/10
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53/100
Released: 1943
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Teenager Homer Macauley stays at home in small-town Ithaca to support his family while his older brother Marcus prepares to go to war.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (TVision), stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Prime Video, Microsoft & Vudu).

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