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The year 1944 in film involved some significant events, including the wholesome, award-winning Going My Way plus popular murder mysteries such as Double Indemnity, Gaslight and Laura.

List of years in film (table)
In television
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947

Contents

EventsEdit

Top-grossing films (U.S.)[1]Edit

Box office numbers were reported at the time as a percentage compared to "normal" business at each theater. For example, Going My Way performed at a massive 264% while To Have and Have Not was a hit at 173%. This is why exact dollar grosses for the period are unreliable at best.

Rank Title Studio
1. Going My Way Paramount
2. Wilson 20th Century Fox
3. Since You Went Away United Artists
4. Lady in the Dark Paramount
5. Meet Me in St. Louis MGM
6. Mrs. Parkington
7. Here Come the Waves Paramount
8. The Story of Dr. Wassell
9. Winged Victory 20th Century Fox
10. Hollywood Canteen Warner Bros.

AwardsEdit

Top Ten Money Making StarsEdit

1944 film releasesEdit

January–MarchEdit

April–JuneEdit

July–SeptemberEdit

October–DecemberEdit

Notable films released in 1944Edit

U.S.A. unless stated

A

B

C

D

E-F

G

H

I

J-K

L

M

N

O-P

Q-R

S

T-V

W-Z

SerialsEdit

Short film seriesEdit

Animated short film seriesEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

Film DebutsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Box Office Digest, March 1945, p. 18.