The Best Movies Of 1942
Here we collected the best movies from 1942 in order of popularity
The Ghost of Frankenstein
The Doctor's son, Ludwig, was brought to the Doctor's creation by Ygor, who discovered it was still alive. Ludwig is focused on restoring the monster to his full potential, but he doesn't know that so...
The Major and the Minor
After one year and twenty-five jobs in New York, Susan Applegate decided to go back to her hometown. Susan disguises herself as a twelve-year-old and travels for half the price when she discovers she ...
X Marks the Spot
A private detective, soon to enlist in the army, is drawn into one final case when his police officer father is killed in the line of duty. Soon his prime suspect is murdered as well, and he finds hi...
Across the Pacific
Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has Leland really ...
Three Smart Saps
The stooges are engaged to the three daughters of a prison warden. When they learn that some crooks have taken over the prison and their prospective father-in-law has been locked up, they decide to go...
Le Journal Tombe à Cinq Heures
The everyday life and activity of "La Dernière Heure", a major evening newspaper, seen through the eyes of Hélène Perrin, a cub reporter trained by Pierre Rabaud, a star in his field. Side by side the...
Daughter of the Night
The painter, Ákos, upon returning to his villa unexpectedly, is tied up by burglars ransacking it. The beautiful Apache girl, Bözsi sets the man free, who in turn calls the police instantly.
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
In the middle of World War II, the Swiss inventor of a new bomb-sight is rescued by the detective and brought to England, where he falls into the clutches of Professor Moriarty.
The Fleet's In
Shy sailor Casey Kirby suddenly becomes known as a sea wolf when his picture is taken with a famous actress. Things get complicated when bets are placed on his prowess with the ladies.
All Through the Night
Broadway gambler 'Gloves' Donahue wants to find out who killed the baker of his favorite dessert. He can see nightclub singer Leda Hamilton leaving the bakery. When Marty's partner Joe is murdered, Le...
Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after femme fatale Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club—Holiday...
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror
England, at the start of World War Two. Mysterious wireless broadcasts, apparently from Nazi Germany are heard over the BBC. They warn of acts of terror in England, just before they take place. Baffle...
Mickey's Birthday Party
The gang throws Mickey a surprise birthday party; his present is an electric organ, which Minnie plays while Mickey does a jazzy dance. Goofy bakes the cake, but keeps having trouble with it falling. ...
Isle of Missing Men
A young woman receives an invitation from the Governor of an island prison to spend a week with him. She does so, but conceals the fact that her husband is being held as a convict on the island.
The Big Shot
Duke Berne, former big shot but now a three-time loser, fears returning to crime because a fourth conviction will mean a life sentence. Finally, haunted by his past and goaded by his cohorts, he joins...
The First of the Few
This 1942 fictionalized biopic chronicles the true story of how two of the most remarkable men in aviation history - visionary Spitfire designer R.J. Mitchell and his test pilot Geoffrey Crisp - desig...
Who Done It?
Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast....
The Great King
Things aren't going well for King Frederick II of Prussia, who is engaged in a major battle against the Austrian army at Kunersdorf. Major casualties are being inflicted by the Austrians, and their ar...
Reap the Wild Wind
The Florida Keys in 1840, where the implacable hurricanes of the Caribbean scream, where the salvagers of Key West, like the intrepid and beautiful Loxi Claiborne and her crew, reap, aboard frail scho...
Castle in the Desert
Paul Manderley, eccentric historian, and his wife, descendant of the Borgias, live in an isolated castle-like mansion in the Mojave Desert. When a guest suddenly collapses, Charlie Chan is invited to ...
A Close Call for Ellery Queen
Two mysterious seamen come from Alan Rogers' past to blackmail him as he seeks to locate his missing daughters. Ellery Queen is called in by Stewart Cole, Rogers' secretary. Queen goes to the estate a...
Rancher Clay Travers finds and brings in the body of ranger Frank Mattison, murdered on the road to Trail City, where he had been sent to deal with an outbreak of cattle rustling. Businessman Art Keny...
Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
Sir Arthur Blake has inherited title and lands from his brother. He also has his orphaned nephew Benjamin working for him as a bonded servant. While he believes the lad was born out of wedlock and so ...
On the Sunny Side
Because of the war, a 12-year-old boy from England, Hugh, is sent to live with the Andrews family in Ohio. Don, the Andrews' 11-year-old son, eagerly accepts the English boy, and is happy when his sch...