Feature Film Released between 1942-01-01 and 1942-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
3. Bambi (1942)
AL | 70 min | Animation, Drama, Family
The story of a young deer growing up in the forest.
Votes: 113,192 | Gross: $102.80M
4. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
88 min | Drama, Romance
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
6. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
112 min | Comedy, Romance
When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
7. Cat People (1942)
18 | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together.
Votes: 16,728 | Gross: $4.00M
8. De zwarte zwaan (1942)
87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An ex-pirate contends with rowdy buccaneers and a love-hate relationship with an aristocratic woman who's tougher than she seems.
Votes: 3,474 | Gross: $1.01M
12. Over de Stille Oceaan (1942)
97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In December 1941, ex-army captain Rick Leland boards a Japanese ship heading to Asia via the Panama Canal where his Japanese hosts show interest in the American defense plans for the canal zone.
14. Gevangenen van 't verleden (1942)
126 min | Drama, Romance
An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life.
Votes: 6,159 | Gross: $10.14M
17. De vliegende tijgers (1942)
102 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Capt. Jim Gordon's command of the famed American mercenary fighter group in China is complicated by the recruitment of an old friend who is a reckless hotshot.
21. De wreker (1942)
9 | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When assassin Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.
23. Woman of the Year (1942)
114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
24. Kings Row (1942)
127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.
25. The Major and the Minor (1942)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth.
Votes: 5,321 | Gross: $6.38M
27. Een van de weinigen (1942)
AL | 118 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Aircraft designer/patriot R. J. Mitchell, alarmed at growing German militarism, works to perfect a defense against the German Messerschmidt at the cost of his health.
30. Het schip waarop wij vochten (1942)
114 min | Drama, War
This "story of a ship", the British destroyer H.M.S. Torrin, is told in flashbacks by survivors as they cling to a life raft.
Votes: 4,452 | Gross: $0.45M
31. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
88 min | Comedy, Romance
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
Votes: 9,594 | Gross: $0.44M
32. Lichtelijk geschift (1942)
82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.
Votes: 4,584 | Gross: $1.63M
33. De piraten van Key-West (1942)
6 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.
34. Mijn zuster Eileen (1942)
96 min | Comedy
Sisters Ruth and Eileen Sherwood move from Ohio to New York in the hopes of building their careers. Ruth wants to get a job as a writer, while Eileen hopes to succeed on the stage. The two ... See full summary »
35. You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In Buenos Aires, a man who has decreed that his daughters must marry in order of age allows an American dancer to perform at his club under the condition that he play suitor to his second-oldest daughter.
Votes: 2,791 | Gross: $0.67M
37. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.
39. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Ygor brings the Monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the Monster's current criminal brain with a normal one.
40. In This Our Life (1942)
97 min | Drama
The day before her wedding, a pampered young woman absconds with her sister's husband; in retaliation, her sister begins seeing the woman's former fiancé.
41. The Big Street (1942)
88 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Little Pinks is in love with a nightclub singer named Gloria. But it is a unrequited love as she does not know that he exists. Pinks is a shy busboy and Gloria only goes out with men who ... See full summary »
42. Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
65 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
When a Nazi saboteur jeeringly predicts to the nation new depredations, via their radio 'Voice of Terror', the Intellegence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) to help in... See full summary »
45. Ship Ahoy (1942)
95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Miss Winters is a dancer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and is asked to secretly transport a prototype magnetic mine to Puerto Rico. She thinks that she is working for the US Government, ... See full summary »
48. Gentleman Jim (1942)
104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
49. V=Victorie (1942)
AL | 79 min | Comedy
A bumbling teacher turns out to be the double of a German general. He is flown into Germany to impersonate the general and cause chaos and hilarity in a Hitler Youth college.
50. Het schuim der zee (1942)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues ... See full summary »