1940s Superhero Movies

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3.2/5 (with 11 votes)

Japanese master spy Daka operates a covert espionage-sabotage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo, which turns American scientists into pliable zombies. The great crime-fighters Batman and Robin, with the help of their allies, are in pursuit.

Batman and Robin(1949)

2.8/5 (with 9 votes)

This 15-chapter serial pits Batman and Robin against The Wizard, who uses a device that allows him to control machinery to hold the city hostage.

Captain America(1944)

3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.


| 4h 4min | Action, Crime, Science Fiction
2.6/5 (with 5 votes)

Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.

Dick Tracy's Dilemma(1947)

1h | Drama, Crime
2.7/5 (with 7 votes)

Dick Tracy investigates the theft of a fortune of fur coats, a possible insurance swindle and several murders, all linked to a huge thug who wears a hook in place of his right hand.

Directed by John Rawlins - With Ralph Byrd

Dick Tracy(1945)

1h 1min | Mystery, Action, Crime
2.6/5 (with 7 votes)

Detective Tracy (Morgan Conway) rescues Tess Trueheart (Anne Jeffreys) and Junior from a killer called Splitface (Mike Mazurki).

Dick Tracy vs. Cueball(1946)

1h 2min | Action, Crime, Mystery
2.4/5 (with 7 votes)

A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome(1947)

2.7/5 (with 9 votes)

A gang of criminals, which includes a piano player and an imposing former convict known as 'Gruesome', has found out about a scientist's secret formula for a gas that temporarily paralyzes anyone who breathes it. When Gruesome accidentally inhales some of the gas and passes out, the police think he is dead and take him to the morgue, where he later revives and escapes. This puzzling incident attracts the interest of Dick Tracy, and when the criminals later use the gas to rob a bank, Tracy realizes that he must devote his entire attention to stopping them.

The Spider Returns(1941)

The evil and masked "Gargoyle" is sabotaging all of America's industrial plants. It is up to the Spider to save the country.

Directed by James W. Horne - With Warren Hull
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