45 - Rebecca
Smart Rating: 95.57
Release date (U.S.): 04/12/40
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson
A British gentleman’s (Laurence Olivier) innocent bride (Joan Fontaine) grapples with intrusive reminders of his deceased wife.
44 - A Hard Day's Night
Smart Rating: 95.59
Release date (U.S.): 08/11/64
Genre: Musical Comedy
Starring: The Beatles, Wilfrid Brambell, Norman Rossington
John, Paul, George and Ringo (The Beatles) spend 36 wild hours in London, besieged by exuberant fans.
43 - The Maltese Falcon
Smart Rating: 95.63
Release date (U.S.): 10/03/41
Genre: Crime Drama
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre
Private eye Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) encounters sundry characters (Mary Astor, Peter Lorre), all seeking a coveted statuette.
42 - Paths of Glory
Smart Rating: 95.64
Release date (U.S.): 10/25/57
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou
A World War I French colonel (Kirk Douglas) defends three soldiers picked to be shot for a general’s blunder.
41 - Some Like It Hot
Smart Rating: 95.65
Release date (U.S.): 03/01/59
Starring: Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe
To evade gangsters, two men (Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon) don skirts and makeup and join an all-girl band with a sizzling singer (Marilyn Monroe).