Best Movies of 1949

RTITLELL%Lists By Year
1A Letter to Three Wives21651%1949 (216)
2Champion20148%1949 (201)
3The Stratton Story20048%1949 (200)
4Come to the Stable18143%1949 (181)
5Home of the Brave17642%1949 (176)
6Pinky15036%1949 (150)
6The Heiress15036%1949 (150)
8Lost Boundaries14835%1949 (148)
9I Was a Male War Bride12931%1949 (129)
10Quartet12329%1949 (123)
11Jolson Sings Again11126%1949 (111)
12The Window10425%1949 (104)
13Mr. Belvedere Goes to College7618%1949 (76)
14Little Women (1949)6616%1949 (66)
14The Barkleys of Broadway6616%1949 (66)
16Task Force5914%1949 (59)
16The Fountainhead5914%1949 (59)
18White Heat4912%1949 (49)
19House of Strangers4811%1949 (48)
20Flamingo Road4210%1949 (42)
21Sorrowful Jones4010%1949 (40)
22The Set-Up389%1949 (38)
23Knock On Any Door379%1949 (37)
24The Midnight Kiss328%1949 (32)
25Look for the Silver Lining287%1949 (28)
26Anna Lucasta266%1949 (26)
27Everybody Does It246%1949 (24)
28The Great Gatsby235%1949 (23)
29Wake of the Red Witch225%1949 (22)
29She Wore a Yellow Ribbon225%1949 (22)
29Rope of Sand225%1949 (22)
32Take Me Out to the Ball Game215%1949 (21)
33So Dear to My Heart205%1949 (20)
33My Friend Irma205%1949 (20)
33In the Good Old Summertime205%1949 (20)
33The Accused205%1949 (20)
37Ichabod & Mr. Toad184%1949 (18)
38Under Capricorn174%1949 (17)
38Connecticut Yankee (1949)174%1949 (17)
40Sword in the Desert164%1949 (16)
40Not Wanted164%1949 (16)
40City Across the River164%1949 (16)
43Christopher Columbus154%1949 (15)
44Family Honeymoon133%1949 (13)
45Beyond the Forest123%1949 (12)
46The Fallen Idol113%1949 (11)
47Passport to Pimlico102%1949 (10)
47Neptune's Daughter102%1949 (10)
47Battleground102%1949 (10)

Lists Included 421 (estimated)

L Total number of lists where the film was selected as one of the top 10 films of the year
Percentage of total lists where the film was selected as one of the top 10 films of the year
Lists By Year
Number of votes in annual Film Daily poll

The Results of this poll are directly from The Film Daily annual poll that asked newspapers around the nation to submit a top 10 list.  Films have been recategorized to U.S. release dates, as the poll often took place prior to year-end.