Most Voted Titles With Charley Grapewin

1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 100/100 (4 reviews)

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

 211,453
2. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
129 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

 46,185
3. The Petrified Forest (1936)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.

 7,877
4. Captains Courageous (1937)
117 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns. Fortunately he's picked up by a ... See full summary »

 5,667
5. Libeled Lady (1936)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.

 4,391
6. They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance, War, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Highly fictionalized account (see the IMDB 'goofs' for examples) of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big ... See full summary »

 3,589
7. The Good Earth (1937)
138 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife. By diligence and frugality the two manage to enlarge their property. But ... See full summary »

 2,957
8. Alice Adams (1935)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The misadventures of two social-climbing women in small town America.

 2,224
9. Heroes for Sale (1933)
76 min | Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break? His war heroics earn fame and a medal for someone else, and his wounds ... See full summary »

 1,408
10. Tobacco Road (1941)
84 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a ... See full summary »

 1,192
11. American Madness (1932)
75 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

It's the 1930s, the Depression era, and the Board of Directors of Thomas Dickson's bank want Dickson to merge with New York Trust and resign. He refuses. One night, Dickson's bank is robbed... See full summary »

 1,146
12. Judge Priest (1934)
80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Judge Priest, a proud Confederate veteran, uses common sense and considerable humanity to dispense justice in a small town in the Post-Bellum Kentucky.

 1,060
13. Wild Boys of the Road (1933)
68 min | Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected.

 1,018
14. Three Comrades (1938)
98 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who ... See full summary »

 986
15. Female (1933)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer.

 914
16. The Shopworn Angel (1938)
85 min | Drama, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

During WWI Bill Pettigrew, a naive young Texan soldier is sent to New York for basic training. He meets worldly wise actress Daisy Heath when her car nearly runs him over. Daisy agrees to ... See full summary »

 742
17. Crash Dive (1943)
106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A submarine lieutenant and his commander fall in love with the same girl.

 718
18. Midnight Mary (1933)
74 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack of employment ... See full summary »

 652
19. Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)
110 min | Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady, Sally Lee. But Caroline Whipple forces Steve to use a known star, not a newcomer. ... See full summary »

 606
20. Johnny Apollo (1940)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The son of a jailed Wall Street broker turns to crime to pay for his father's release.

 568
21. No Man of Her Own (1932)
85 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Clark Gable plays a card cheat who has to go on the lam to avoid a pesky cop. He meets a lonely, but slightly wild, librarian, Carole Lombard, while he is hiding out. The two get married ... See full summary »

 559
22. Anne of Green Gables (1934)
78 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Anne Shirley, an orphan, is adopted by farmer Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla, who were expecting a boy to help with their farm work. However, they accept Anne, who quickly endears ... See full summary »

 537
23. Of Human Hearts (1938)
103 min | Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son ... See full summary »

 530
24. Hell's House (1932)
72 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Jimmy idolizes bootlegger Matt, and when he refuses to implicate his friend, he is sent to reform school. He befriends Shorty, a boy with a heart condition, and escapes to let the world know about the brutal conditions.

 512
25. Small Town Girl (1936)
106 min | Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Kay is a girl living in a small rural town whose life is just too dull and repetitious to bear. One night, she meets young, handsome, and rich Bob Dakin, who asks her for directions while ... See full summary »

 474
26. Ah, Wilderness! (1935)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Story of small-town life in turn-of-the-century America, and a young boy's problems facing adolescence.

 439
27. Torch Singer (1933)
71 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When she can't support her illegitimate child, an abandoned young woman puts her up for adoption and pursues a career as a torch singer.

 374
28. Pilgrimage (1933)
96 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
 350
29. Rendezvous (1935)
94 min | Comedy, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In 1917 Lt. Bill Gordon is headed for France when he meets and becomes friendly with Joel Carter, niece of the Asst. Secretary of War. Finding out that he is an expert on codes, she gets ... See full summary »

 338
30. Dust Be My Destiny (1939)
88 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading ... See full summary »

 337
31. Are You Listening? (1932)
73 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A radio announcer accidentally kills his wife, then leads an on-air hunt for her killer.

 320
32. Listen, Darling (1938)
75 min | Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

To stop Pinkie's mother Dottie from marrying a man they know she does not love, Pinkie and her friend Buzz kidnap her in the family trailer to live a life on the open road without worries ... See full summary »

 312
33. Big City (1937)
80 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife Anna and put her on a ship to deport her. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for... See full summary »

 305
34. A Family Affair (1937)
69 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The first in the series, and the only movie to feature older sister Joan. Lionel Barrymore and Spring Byington portrayed Judge and Mom Hardy; roles later taken on by Lewis Stone and Fay Holden.

 293
35. Three Loves Has Nancy (1938)
70 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A small-town country homebody goes to New York to find her missing fiancé and gets romantically involved with two sophisticated men.

 250
36. The Girl of the Golden West (1938)
121 min | Musical, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Mary Robbins is a moderately educated, beautiful, young woman who owns the saloon called "The Poker". She is the only woman in the town of Couldee-making her the fancy of all the men there,... See full summary »

 247
37. Follow the Boys (1944)
122 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »

 222
38. Gunfighters (1947)
87 min | Action, Drama, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Gunfighter "Brazos" Kane lays aside his guns "forever" when he is forced to shoot his best friend, and decides to join another friend, Bob Tyrell, as a cowhand on the Inskip ranch. Upon ... See full summary »

 210
39. Rhythm on the River (1940)
92 min | Musical, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall in love and ... See full summary »

 210
40. The Millionaire (1931)
80 min | Drama, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A millionaire automaker retires upon the advice of his doctor, but becomes so bored he buys half interest in a gas station and works it on the sly.

 206
41. Stand Up and Fight (1939)
97 min | Drama, History, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This western starring Beery and Taylor as rivals is one cackling western. It involves the kidnapping and reselling of free slaves. Set in 1812 in the North and a town of abolitionists, the ... See full summary »

 183
42. Party Wire (1935)
69 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When the daughter of the town's leading citizen and a local dairyman have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out of town, the local gossips, employing the ... See full summary »

 177
43. One Frightened Night (1935)
66 min | Comedy, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An eccentric millionaire, unable to locate his only granddaughter, decides to divide his estate among a group of people less close to him: his niece and nephew, his attorney, his doctor, ... See full summary »

 176
44. The Kiss Before the Mirror (1933)
67 min | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a famous doctor kills his adulterous wife, he is defended by his best friend, an attorney--who suspects that his own wife is having an affair.

 173
45. The Impatient Years (1944)
91 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Standing before a divorce court judge are Sergeant Andy Anderson and Janie Anderson asking him to dissolve their marriage. Janie's father, William Smith, objects and the judge allows him to... See full summary »

 170
46. Beauty for Sale (1933)
87 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A beautiful woman lands a job at an exclusive salon that deals with the wives of wealthy businessmen. Her contact with these men leads to a series of affairs.

 169
47. The Big Timer (1932)
72 min | Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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48. Turn Back the Clock (1933)
79 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Joe and Mary run a tobacco store and are just scraping by. When old friend Ted comes into the store, they renew their friendship, even though Ted is now wealthy and married to Elvira, whom ... See full summary »

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49. Huddle (1932)
103 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Tony, the son of Italian immigrants, works in a smoky steel mill in Gary, Indiana. He wins a company scholarship which will enable him to attend Yale college. Over the four years of his ... See full summary »

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50. The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936)
72 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The countrymen in the hills of Missouri take the hounds on night fox hunts. This goes on until Jacob Terry comes into the county and decides to raise sheep and install a woven wire fence. ... See full summary »

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