The 10 Best Films of the 1940s
2. Casablanca (1942)
Ever notice that Hollywood hardly ever remakes the truly great ones? They won’t be remaking this one. Perfection can’t be improved upon, and it’s impossible not to laugh when you think of any of today’s actors trying on Humphrey Bogart’s white dinner jacket and attempting to play Rick, that consummate tough guy with a soft spot.