10 Underrated Films from the 1940s

Sep 25 2011

There are many movies from the 1940s that deserve more recognition today than has been given to them. Even in their day, these films were sometimes well-received and then quickly forgotten or not successful at all. Some were low-budget “B” movies while others were main programmers, sometimes receiving one or more 1940s Oscar nominations.

Here are ten of these films, representing a range of genres and listed in chronological order.

All these films are worthy viewing for any movie buff.