Favourite Films of 1941by awoodbine | created - 28 Aug 2011 | updated - 28 Aug 2011 | Public
My favourite films of 1941
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1. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Not Rated | 100 min | Film-Noir, Mystery
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Votes: 144,405 | Gross: $2.11M
2. Dumbo (1941)
G | 64 min | Animation, Drama, Family
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.
Votes: 113,957 | Gross: $1.60M
3. Dead Men Tell (1941)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A treasure map in four pieces, the ghost of a hanged pirate, a talking parrot, and a ship full of red herrings complicate Charlie's search for a murderer on board a docked ship.
6. The Wolf Man (1941)
Not Rated | 70 min | Horror
A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.
10. The Sea Wolf (1941)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama
After being fished out of the sea by a sealer, three fugitives find themselves prisoners of the ship's brutal skipper who refuses to put them ashore and they hatch an escape plan during a crew mutiny.
11. Out of the Fog (1941)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A Brooklyn pier racketeer bullies boat-owners into paying protection money but two fed-up fishermen decide to eliminate the gangster themselves rather than complaining to the police.
12. Love Crazy (1941)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A series of misunderstandings on their fourth wedding anniversary lead an architect and his wife to break up, but he pretends to be insane and even poses as his own sister in order to win her back.
13. Back Street (1941)
Approved | 89 min | Drama
Five years after meeting and falling in love with a banker, a willful shop girl decides to become his mistress upon learning he has since gotten married and had a son.
14. Charlie Chan in Rio (1941)
60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
On the trail of a singer who killed the man she loved in Honolulu, Charlie finds her stabbed to death when he ultimately catches up to her in Rio.
15. Lydia (1941)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, is invited by an old beau, Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, for a reunion with the men who have been in her life to reminisce about the ... See full summary »
16. Man Hunt (1941)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.
17. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A Hollywood director, John L Sullivan, sets out to experience life as a poor, homeless person in order to gain relevant life experience for his next movie.
18. Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime
A respected investment advisor has a double life as a mystery writer and becomes involved in the real murder of a shady client.
20. Manpower (1941)
Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends, who are members of a road crew employed by a Los Angeles power company, battle the elements to restore electrical power and trade punches over the same woman.
22. The Feminine Touch (1941)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
John Hathaway is a professor of psychology at Digby College. His students are bored as he is with the students. He leaves college to go to New York to have his manuscript on jealousy ... See full summary »
23. The Gay Falcon (1941)
Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Falcon investigates jewel thieves who are working with hard up socialites to defraud insurance companies. First of the Falcon series.
24. High Sierra (1941)
Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.
25. The Black Cat (1941)
Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Elderly Henrietta Winslow lives in an isolated mansion with her housekeeper and beloved cats. As her health fails, her greedy relatives gather in anticipation of her death.
30. The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941)
Passed | 74 min | Drama, Mystery
The Lone Wolf Michael Lanyard takes Inspector Crane's challenge that he can't keep out of trouble for 24 hours. No sooner accepted when Lanyard is sucked into a case of murder and ... See full summary »
31. The Lady Eve (1941)
Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, until one of them falls in love with him.
32. Hellzapoppin' (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Music
Olsen and Johnson, a pair of stage comedians, try to turn their play into a movie and bring together a young couple in love, while breaking the fourth wall every step of the way.
33. The Saint in Palm Springs (1941)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Inspector Fernack asks Simon to watch over an old friend who's carrying $200,000 worth of postage stamps, but the friend is killed, and the stamps stolen.
35. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.