Most Popular Titles With Ernst Lubitsch
- Movies or TV
1. To Be or Not to Be (1983)
PG | 107 min | Drama, War, Comedy
A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while ... See full summary »
2. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
3. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, War
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.
4. Ninotchka (1939)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.
5. Heaven Can Wait (1943)
Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
6. Design for Living (1933)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman can't decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic friendly relationship.
7. Dragonwyck (1946)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, Mystery
A simple Connecticuit farm girl is recruited by a distant relative, an aristocratic patroon, to be governess to his young daughter in his Hudson Valley mansion.
8. The Merry Widow (1934)
Passed | 99 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
The small kingdom of Marshovia has a little problem. The main tax-payer, the wealthy widow Sonia (who pays 52 0f the taxes) has left for Paris So Count Danilo is sent to Paris, to stop her ... See full summary »
9. Trouble in Paradise (1932)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner. Romantic entanglements and jealousies confuse the scheme.
10. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)
G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.
11. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
The daughter of a penniless marquis teaches her multi-millionaire fiancé a lesson, after learning he has had 7 previous wives.
12. If I Had a Million (1932)
Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
A dying tycoon gives million-dollar windfalls to eight people picked from the city directory.
Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Claude Binyon, Whitney Bolton, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, John Bright, Sidney Buchman, Lester Cole, Isabel Dawn, Boyce DeGaw, Oliver H.P. Garrett, Harvey Gates, Ernst Lubitsch, Lawton Mackall, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, William Slavens McNutt, Robert Sparks | Directors: James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, Lothar Mendes, Stephen Roberts, William A. Seiter, Norman Taurog | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields, George Raft
13. Desire (1936)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Crime
An automotive engineer bound for a holiday in Spain meets a sultry jewel thief.
14. That Uncertain Feeling (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Against her better judgement, happily married Jill Baker is persuaded to see a popular psychoanalyst about her psychosomatic hiccups. Soon, she's disillusioned about husband Larry; and one ... See full summary »
15. Cluny Brown (1946)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work as a servant at an English country estate. While there, she becomes friendly with Adam Belinski, a charming Czech refugee. She... See full summary »
16. A Royal Scandal (1945)
Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
In 19th century Russia,the idealistic officer Chernov is appointed chief of the Imperial Guard by the Empress Catherine the Great and navigates between the diplomacy of Grand Chancellor Nicolai Liyitch and the plots of the generals.
17. Lady Windermere's Fan (1925)
Approved | 120 min | Comedy
Mrs Erlynne, the mother of Lady Windermere - her daughter does not know about her - wants to be introduced in society, so that she can marry Lord Augustus Lorton. Lord Windermere, who ... See full summary »
18. The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical
Lieutenant Niki of the Austrian royal guard has a new girlfriend, Franzi. He's crazy about her and is smiling at her while on duty in the street. King Adolf and his daughter Princess Anna ... See full summary »
19. One Hour with You (1932)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. But she is persistent, and... See full summary »
20. Angel (1937)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.
21. The Love Parade (1929)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.
22. The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)
100 min | Drama, History
The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.
23. Monte Carlo (1930)
Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Minutes before her wedding to Duke Otto Von Seibenheim, Countess Helene Mara flees, on a whim, to Monte Carlo, where she hopes her luck will save her poor financial state. There, Count ... See full summary »
24. I Don't Want to Be a Man (1918)
45 min | Comedy, Romance
A teenaged tomboy, tired of being bossed around by her strict guardian, impersonates a man so she can have more fun, but discovers that being the opposite sex isn't as easy as she had hoped.
25. The Doll (1919)
48 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Because the Baron of Chanterelle wants to preserve his family line, he forces his timid nephew Lancelot to choose one of the village maidens to wed. Lancelot flees to a monastery to escape ... See full summary »
26. That Lady in Ermine (1948)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Circa 1861, Angelina, ruling countess of an Italian principality, is at a loss when invaded by a Hungarian army. Her lookalike ancestress Francesca, who saved a similar situation 300 years ... See full summary »
27. Broken Lullaby (1932)
76 min | Drama
A young French soldier in World War I is overcome with guilt when he kills a German soldier who, like himself, is a musically gifted conscript, each having attended the same musical ... See full summary »
29. The Wildcat (1921)
79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A charismatic lieutenant newly assigned to a remote fort is captured by a group of mountain bandits, thus setting in motion a madcap farce that is Lubitsch at his most unrestrained.
30. Anna Boleyn (1920)
133 min | Drama
The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.
31. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)
Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Vienese fairy tale."
32. My Lady Margarine (1919)
47 min | Comedy
Oyster-king Quaker cannot be impressed anymore. He is so rich that he even has a special butler holding his cigar while he is smoking. The only thing Quaker would be impressed by is if his ... See full summary »
33. Paramount on Parade (1930)
102 min | Musical
A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ... See full summary »
Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper
34. Sumurun (1920)
85 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
The favorite slave girl of a tyrannical sheik falls in love with a cloth merchant. Meanwhile, a hunchback clown suffers unrequited love for a traveling dancer who wants to join the harem.
35. The Marriage Circle (1924)
85 min | Comedy
Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has had... See full summary »
36. Madame DuBarry (1919)
85 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Madame DuBarry, the mistress of Louis XV of France, and her loves in the time of the French revolution.
38. Eternal Love (1929)
71 min | Drama, Romance
A commoner and a high-born princess become embroiled in a love drama set amid the clash of revolution and chaos.
40. Eyes of the Mummy Ma (1918)
Approved | 63 min | Drama, Horror
A girl is kidnapped and held captive in an ancient Egyptian temple. She is rescued and flees to England, but soon finds that her mysterious captor is still haunting her.
42. Carmen (1918)
80 min | Drama
The tragic story of Don Jose, a Spanish cavalryman, who falls under the spell of a gypsy girl, Carmen, who treats him with both love and contempt and leads him into temptation and thus ... See full summary »
46. The Vagabond King (1930)
104 min | Musical, Romance
The story takes place in medieval France. Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His ... See full summary »
Writers: Brian Hooker, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Justin Huntly McCarthy, William H. Post, R.H. Russell | Directors: Ludwig Berger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Dennis King, Jeanette MacDonald, O.P. Heggie, Lillian Roth
48. Galas de la Paramount (1930)
102 min | Musical
Writer: Josep Carner Ribalta | Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Ramón Pereda, Barry Norton, Rosita Moreno, Ernesto Vilches
49. Kohlhiesels Töchter (1920)
64 min | Comedy, Romance
Somewhere in Southern Bavaria Xaver wants to marry Gretel, but her father Kohlhiesel wants his elder daughter Liesel to marry first. The problem is, nobody wants to marry her, because she's... See full summary »
50. Three Women (1924)
83 min | Drama
A frivolous middle aged socialite is suddenly put upon to have her daughter live with her. Her conniving paramour dumps her for the daughter, leaving the young boyfriend crushed.