Top 100 New Editor's Pick

Top 1940 movies(based on popularity,box-office)

A Comedy, Drama Movie, directed by Charles Chaplin
Starring: Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Paulette Goddard
2. Rebecca [1940]
A Drama, Mystery Movie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny
A Drama Movie, directed by John Ford
Starring: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin, Russell Simpson, O.Z. Whitehead
4. Fantasia [1940]
A Comedy, Animation Movie, directed by Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Starring:
A Comedy, Romance Movie, directed by George Cukor
Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, Roland Young, John Halliday
6. His Girl Friday [1940]
A Comedy, Drama Movie, directed by Howard Hawks
Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart, Porter Hall, Clarence Kolb
7. Pinocchio [1940]
A Comedy, Animation Movie, directed by Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske
Starring:
A Comedy, Drama Movie, directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut, Sara Haden, Felix Bressart
A Action, Romance Movie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Robert Benchley, Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders, Albert Bassermann
A Adventure, Family Movie, directed by Michael Powell, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, Tim Whelan
Starring: Miles Malleson, Conrad Veidt, Rex Ingram, Hay Petrie
11. The Letter [1940]
A Drama, Crime Movie, directed by William Wyler
Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Gale Sondergaard, Cecil Kellaway
12. The Sea Hawk [1940]
A Action, Adventure Movie, directed by Michael Curtiz
Starring: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp, Flora Robson, Alan Hale, Henry Daniell
13. Waterloo Bridge [1940]
A Drama, Romance Movie, directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Starring: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Lucile Watson, Virginia Field, Maria Ouspenskaya, C. Aubrey Smith
A Action, Adventure Movie, directed by Rouben Mamoulian
Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Eugene Pallette, J. Edward Bromberg
15. My Favorite Wife [1940]
A Comedy, Romance Movie, directed by Garson Kanin
Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick, Ann Shoemaker, Scotty Beckett
A Drama, Romance Movie, directed by Robert Z. Leonard
Starring: E.E. Clive, Greer Garson, Maureen O'Sullivan, Ann Rutherford, Marsha Hunt, Heather Angel
17. The Bank Dick [1940]
A Comedy Movie
Starring: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Jessie Ralph, Franklin Pangborn, Grady Sutton
A Drama, Crime Movie, directed by Raoul Walsh
Starring: George Raft, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Hale, Roscoe Karns
19. The Mortal Storm [1940]
A Drama Movie, directed by Frank Borzage
Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Frank Morgan, Robert Stack, Bonita Granville
A Drama, Romance Movie, directed by Anatole Litvak
Starring: Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn, Barbara O'Neil, Virginia Weidler, Helen Westley
21. The Westerner [1940]
A Drama, Romance Movie, directed by William Wyler
Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Forrest Tucker, Paul Hurst, Chill Wills, Dana Andrews
A Comedy, Drama Movie, directed by Mitchell Leisen
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson, Willard Robertson, Sterling Holloway
A Thriller Movie, directed by Carol Reed
Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid, Basil Radford, Felix Aylmer, Roland Culver
A Comedy, Romance Movie, directed by Preston Sturges
Starring: Dick Powell, Raymond Walburn, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn
A Thriller Movie
Starring: Robert Newton
A Comedy Movie
Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey
27. Go West [1940]
A Comedy Movie, directed by Edward Buzzell
Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Robert Barrat
28. I Love You Again [1940]
A Comedy, Romance Movie, directed by W.S. Van Dyke
Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Frank McHugh, Donald Douglas, Nella Walker, Pierre Watkin
A Comedy Movie, directed by Preston Sturges
Starring: Brian Donlevy, Akim Tamiroff, Allyn Joslyn, William Demarest, Louis Jean Heydt, Thurston Hall
A Comedy, Mystery Movie, directed by George Marshall
Starring: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas, Willie Best, Pedro de Cordoba
A Comedy, Romance Movie
Starring: Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Bob Hope, Charles Coburn, Anthony Quinn
A Drama Movie, directed by John Ford
Starring: John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Barry Fitzgerald, John Qualen, Mildred Natwick
A Comedy, Crime Movie
Starring: Sidney Toler, Victor Sen Yung, C. Henry Gordon, Marc Lawrence
A Drama Movie, directed by John Cromwell
Starring: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Minor Watson, Alan Baxter, Harvey Stephens
A Drama, Adventure Movie, directed by Jack Conway, W.S. Van Dyke, King Vidor
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey, Nat Pendleton, Robert Barrat
A Movie, directed by Norman Taurog
Starring: Fred Astaire, George Murphy, Frank Morgan, Ian Hunter
A Drama Movie, directed by William Dieterle
Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Gordon, Otto Kruger, Donald Crisp, Maria Ouspenskaya, Montagu Love
38. Boom Town [1940]
A Drama, Adventure Movie, directed by Jack Conway
Starring: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr, Frank Morgan, Lionel Atwill
39. Kitty Foyle [1940]
A Drama, Romance Movie, directed by Sam Wood
Starring: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, James Craig, Eduardo Ciannelli, Ernest Cossart, Gladys Cooper
A Drama Movie, directed by Anatole Litvak, Jean Negulesco
Starring: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Frank Craven, Donald Crisp, Frank McHugh, Arthur Kennedy
41. Saps at Sea [1940]
A Comedy Movie, directed by Gordon Douglas
Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson
A Drama, Crime Movie
Starring: Peter Lorre, Elisha Cook Jr., Charles Halton, Ethel Griffies, Cliff Clark
43. Brother Orchid [1940]
A Comedy, Drama Movie, directed by Lloyd Bacon
Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Ann Sothern, Humphrey Bogart, Donald Crisp, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins
A Comedy Movie
Starring: W.C. Fields, Mae West, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran, Ruth Donnelly, Margaret Hamilton
A Comedy, Adventure Movie, directed by Norman Foster
Starring: Sidney Toler, Lionel Atwill, Mary Nash, Victor Sen Yung, Jack La Rue
A Comedy, Crime Movie
Starring: Sidney Toler, Lionel Atwill, Victor Sen Yung, Don Beddoe, Leo G. Carroll, Robert Lowery
47. Edison, the Man [1940]
A Drama Movie, directed by Clarence Brown
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn, Gene Lockhart, Henry Travers
48. Dark Command [1940]
A Drama, Romance Movie, directed by Raoul Walsh
Starring: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon, Porter Hall, Marjorie Main, Raymond Walburn
49. Strange Cargo [1940]
A Drama, Romance Movie, directed by Frank Borzage
Starring: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas, Albert Dekker
50. Virginia City [1940]
A Drama, Action Movie, directed by Michael Curtiz
Starring: Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, Humphrey Bogart, Frank McHugh, Alan Hale