1940s Best Picture Oscar Nominees - Multiple Choice

Identify the 40s films that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture* but lost.

Other decades in this quiz series here.

Wrong answers were nominated in categories other than Best Picture in the same year.
Year given is the year in film being awarded, not the date of the ceremony.
*Known as the award for Outstanding Picture, Outstanding Production or Best Motion Picture in this era.
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1. Which 1940 Best Picture nominee lost to Rebecca?
They Knew What They Wanted
Angels Over Broadway
The Great Dictator
2. Which 1941 Best Picture nominee lost to How Green Was My Valley?
All That Money Can Buy
Billy the Kid
Citizen Kane
3. Which 1942 Best Picture nominee lost to Mrs. Miniver?
The Magnificent Ambersons
Bambi
Woman of the Year
4. Which 1943 Best Picture nominee lost to Casablanca?
For Whom the Bell Tolls
The North Star
Lassie Come Home
5. Which 1944 Best Picture nominee lost to Going My Way?
Double Indemnity
Laura
Kismet
6. Which 1945 Best Picture nominee lost to The Lost Weekend?
The Southerner
Objective, Burma!
Spellbound
7. Which 1946 Best Picture nominee lost to The Best Years of Our Lives?
Brief Encounter
It's a Wonderful Life
The Killers
8. Which 1947 Best Picture nominee lost to Gentleman's Agreement?
Ride the Pink Horse
Mother Wore Tights
Miracle on 34th Street
9. Which 1948 Best Picture nominee lost to Hamlet?
The Search
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
The Naked City
10. Which 1949 Best Picture nominee lost to All the King's Men?
Champion
The Heiress
Bicycle Thieves
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