Most Rated Titles With Josef von Sternberg

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year























































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
62 Metascore

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 87,138 | Gross: $2.53M

2. The Blue Angel (1930)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Music

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
88 Metascore

An elderly professor's ordered life spins dangerously out of control when he falls for a nightclub singer.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti

Votes: 10,960 | Gross: $0.08M

3. Duel in the Sun (1946)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 6,605 | Gross: $20.40M

4. Shanghai Express (1932)

Passed | 82 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A loose woman rediscovers a former lover during a dangerous train ride to Shanghai.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland

Votes: 5,278

5. The Scarlet Empress (1934)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress. The domineering Empress hopes to improve the royal blood line. Sophia doesn't... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser

Votes: 4,466

6. Morocco (1930)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou, Ullrich Haupt

Votes: 4,071

7. Blonde Venus (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A cabaret singer takes up with a millionaire to pay for her gravely ill husband's operation.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Cary Grant, Herbert Marshall, Dickie Moore

Votes: 3,228

8. The Docks of New York (1928)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova, Clyde Cook

Votes: 2,987

9. The Last Command (1928)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Jack Raymond

Votes: 2,513

10. It (1927)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Directors: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 2,363

11. Macao (1952)

Passed | 81 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson?

Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix, Thomas Gomez

Votes: 2,155

12. The Devil Is a Woman (1935)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young man is warned by a captain about a temptress; nonetheless, he finds himself falling in love with her.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Lionel Atwill, Edward Everett Horton, Alison Skipworth

Votes: 2,121

13. The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by "Mother" Gin Sling, a dragon-lady who worked herself up from poverty to buy the casino. Sir Guy ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature, Ona Munson

Votes: 2,088

14. Underworld (1927)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.

Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson | Stars: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent, Fred Kohler

Votes: 1,808

15. Jet Pilot (1957)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Air Force Colonel Jim Shannon is tasked to escort a defecting Soviet pilot who is scheming to lure Shannon to the USSR.

Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Jules Furthman | Stars: John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Jay C. Flippen, Paul Fix

Votes: 1,638

16. Dishonored (1931)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Warner Oland

Votes: 1,354

17. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

Votes: 1,295

18. Crime and Punishment (1935)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Man is haunted by a murder he's committed.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Edward Arnold, Peter Lorre, Marian Marsh, Tala Birell

Votes: 1,271

19. The Wedding March (1928)

113 min | Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A young impoverished aristocrat falls in love with an inn-keepers daughter, but has to marry money.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts, Matthew Betz

Votes: 1,201

20. The Great Waltz (1938)

Passed | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In 1845 Vienna, Johann Strauss II - Schani to his friends - would rather write and perform waltzes than anything else, this at a time when a waltz is not considered proper society music. ... See full summary »

Directors: Julien Duvivier, Victor Fleming, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Luise Rainer, Fernand Gravey, Miliza Korjus, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 814

21. Ana-ta-han (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, War

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Josef von Sternberg directed, photographed, provides the voice-over narration and wrote the screenplay (from a based-on-actual event novel by Michiro Maruyana translated by Younghill Kang) ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Akemi Negishi, Tadashi Suganuma, Kisaburo Sawamura, Shôji Nakayama

Votes: 466 | Gross: $0.05M

22. I Take This Woman (1940)

Passed | 98 min | Drama

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Georgi has attempted suicide in reaction to an earlier love affair. Now that Dr. Decker has married her he sets out to get her to love him. To make enough to give her what she wants he ... See full summary »

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Frank Borzage, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, Verree Teasdale, Kent Taylor

Votes: 460

23. The Blue Angel (1930)

104 min | Drama, Music

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The Blue Angel is a sleazy bar and the local boys go there to see Lola who is the dancer. The teacher goes there to confront his students only to fall for the dancer.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti

Votes: 451

24. An American Tragedy (1931)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A poor factory worker, employed by a wealthy uncle, falls in love with a beautiful heiress but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel

Votes: 418

25. Thunderbolt (1929)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A criminal known as Thunderbolt is imprisoned and facing execution. Into the next cell is placed Bob Moran, an innocent man who has been framed and who is in love with Thunderbolt's girl. ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Fay Wray, Richard Arlen, Tully Marshall

Votes: 390

26. Lady of the Tropics (1939)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Playboy Bill Carey woos a half-caste beauty in French Indochina, but her second-class legal status makes a formidable barrier.

Directors: Jack Conway, Leslie Fenton | Stars: Robert Taylor, Hedy Lamarr, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Franklin

Votes: 344

27. The Salvation Hunters (1925)

70 min | Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A cowardly young man, a bitter young woman and a helpless child live on the docks, spend their days full of ennui watching a dredge dig the same hole day in and day out, chased around by ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George K. Arthur, Georgia Hale, Bruce Guerin, Otto Matieson

Votes: 241

28. 1925 Studio Tour (1925)

Unrated | 32 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A tour of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio in 1925 is given to meet the people who make the movies there and see how movies are made.

Stars: Mrs. M.F. Lee, Carey Wilson, Howard Hawks, Agnes Christine Johnston

Votes: 226

29. The Epic That Never Was (1965 TV Movie)

74 min | Documentary

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The story of the aborted 1937 filming of "I, Claudius", starring Charles Laughton, with all of its surviving footage.

Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Robert Graves, Josef von Sternberg, Merle Oberon

Votes: 185

30. Monsieur Hawarden (1968)

109 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Harry Kümel | Stars: Ellen Vogel, Hilde Uitterlinden, Joan Remmelts, Dora van der Groen

Votes: 138

31. The King Steps Out (1936)

85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Princess is destined to marry the Emperor, until her sister steps in.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Franchot Tone, Grace Moore, Walter Connolly, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 110

32. Sergeant Madden (1939)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Family

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A highly respected Irish cop is pleased when his son follows him onto the force. Unfortunately, the son is more interested in rewards than in upholding the law. When he shoots a child ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Wallace Beery, Tom Brown, Alan Curtis, Laraine Day

Votes: 98

33. A Girl's Folly (1917)

65 min | Comedy

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A restless young girl yearns to leave her rural environment and "get away from it all". One day she stumbles upon a film crew shooting a western near her home. She makes friends with the ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge, Jane Adair

Votes: 95

34. Children of Divorce (1927)

70 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn't marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents'. Complications ensue.

Directors: Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Einar Hanson

Votes: 86

35. Cinéastes de notre temps (1964–1972)

Documentary

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Michel Simon, Jean Renoir, Jacques Rivette, André S. Labarthe

Votes: 48

36. The Town (1945)

12 min | Short

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Josef von Sternberg

Votes: 42

37. Continental (1990)

104 min | Crime, Thriller

5.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Xavier Villaverde | Stars: Eusebio Poncela, Jorge Sanz, Cristina Marcos, Féodor Atkine

Votes: 36

38. A Woman of the Sea (1926)

75 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Joan and Magdalen are the daughters of a fisherman. Magdalen leaves her fiancé, Peter, to run off to the big city. Joan and Peter marry. Magdalen's return years later causes trouble for the... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Edna Purviance, Raymond Bloomer, Charles K. French, Eve Southern

Votes: 31

39. Camera Three (1955–1979)

30 min | Music

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: James Macandrew, Margaret Croyden, Lois Nettleton, Michael Kane

Votes: 23

40. The Bohemian Girl (1922)

Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A Polish officer posing as a gypsy loves a gypsy girl who is really the count's daughter.

Director: Harley Knoles | Stars: Gladys Cooper, Ivor Novello, C. Aubrey Smith, Ellen Terry

Votes: 23

41. The Honeymoon (1930)

9.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

"The Wedding March" ended with the marriage between Nikki and the crippled Cecilia takes place. Eberle swears to kills the prince unless Mitzi will agree to marry him. She relents, but at ... See full summary »

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray

Votes: 18

42. The Case of Lena Smith (1929)

80 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In late 19th century Vienna, Lena Smith, a naive peasant girl from Hungary, has a child by a corrupt young cavalry officer, and goes to work his house as a servant, hiding the truth from ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Esther Ralston, James Hall, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Emily Fitzroy

Votes: 18

43. The Fashion Side of Hollywood (1935)

Documentary, Short

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Compilation of lighting and costume tests from various films, most notably Sternberg's The Devil Is a Woman (1935).

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Travis Banton, Joan Bennett, Claudette Colbert, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 17

44. Street of Sin (1928)

70 min | Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The story is set in the seamy Soho section of London, where burglar Basher Bill shares bed and board with his sluttish girlfriend Annie. As wicked as they come, Bill softens when he meets virtuous Salvation Army lass Elizabeth.

Directors: Mauritz Stiller, Ludwig Berger, Lothar Mendes, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Fay Wray, Olga Baclanova, Ernest W. Johnson

Votes: 9

45. The Masked Bride (1925)

64 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An American millionaire wants to reform a Parisian cabaret singer who moonlights as a jewel thief.

Directors: Christy Cabanne, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Mae Murray, Francis X. Bushman, Roy D'Arcy, Basil Rathbone

Votes: 9

46. Exquisite Sinner (1926)

60 min | Romance, Drama

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Phil Rosen, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Renée Adorée, Paulette Duval, Frank Currier

Votes: 6

47. Josef von Sternberg, een retrospektieve (1969 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A portrait of the director Josef von Sternberg.

Director: Harry Kümel | Stars: Josef von Sternberg, Dorothée Blanck

Votes: 6

48. I, Claudius (1937)

Drama

The life and times of the Roman emperor Claudius (10 B.C.-A.D. 54).

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Charles Laughton, Merle Oberon, Emlyn Williams, Flora Robson

49. The Dragnet (1928)

80 min | Crime, Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Fred Kohler

50. The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1919)

Mystery

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: William Walcott, Edmund Elton, George Cowl, Ethel Grey Terry