Most Popular Titles With John Barrymore
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1. Grand Hotel (I) (1932)
Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.
2. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
Not Rated | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned.
Writers: Lew Wallace, June Mathis, Carey Wilson, Bess Meredyth, Katherine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell | Directors: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson
4. Marie Antoinette (1938)
Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History
The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.
5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)
Unrated | 49 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.
7. Twentieth Century (1934)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.
8. Dinner at Eight (1933)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal.
9. Midnight (1939)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man.
10. Arsène Lupin (1932)
84 min | Mystery, Romance
A charming and very daring thief known as Arsene Lupin is terrorizing the wealthy of Paris, he even goes so far as to threaten the Mona Lisa. But the police, led by the great Guerchard, ... See full summary »
12. Sherlock Holmes (1922)
85 min | Drama, Mystery
A young Sherlock Holmes seeks to bring down the criminal mastermind Moriarty as he solves a crime involving a blackmailed prince.
13. The Invisible Woman (1940)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.
14. Svengali (1931)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.
15. Hold That Co-ed (1938)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
16. A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
Passed | 70 min | Drama
A man, Hilary Fairfield returns home after fifteen years in a mental asylum. However, he finds things are not the way they were when he left.
17. Night Flight (1933)
84 min | Drama
Polio breaks out in Rio de Janeiro, the serum is in Santiago and there's only one way to get the medicine where it's desperately needed: flown in by daring pilots who risk the treacherous weather and forbidding peaks of the Andes.
19. Maytime (1937)
Approved | 132 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
An elderly Miss Morrison recounts her life as the once young and beautiful opera singer Marcia Morney-then the toast of Napoleon III's Paris. One evening, she encounters an American voice ... See full summary »
20. True Confession (1937)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple. She is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest (and therefore unsuccessful) lawyer. Helen starts a new job, and when her employer is ... See full summary »
21. The Show of Shows (1929)
128 min | Musical
It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the first time can ... See full summary »
22. Counsellor at Law (1933)
TV-G | 82 min | Drama
Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.
23. Spawn of the North (1938)
110 min | Action, Adventure, Film-Noir
Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict.
24. Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937)
Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
The girlfriend of Captain Drummond has been kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge. But Drummond and his friend Colonel Nielsen at once follow his trail...
25. The Sea Beast (1926)
136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
This silent movie is based on Melville's classic Moby Dick. Ahab and his brother compete for the affections of minister's daughter Esther. But the great white whale has been eluding the ... See full summary »
26. Topaze (I) (1933)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Comedy
An honest and naive schoolteacher gets a lesson in how the world works outside the classroom, when a rich Baron and his mistress use the teacher's name and outstanding reputation in a ... See full summary »
27. Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In this episode captain Drummond tries to find the killer of various people. All assassinations were provoked by a diamond of great value, but Drummond will face the danger.
28. Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)
Unrated | 57 min | Adventure, Mystery
Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
29. Beau Brummel (1924)
135 min | Drama, History, Romance
George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ... See full summary »
30. Moby Dick (1930)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama
In this extremely loose adaptation of Melville's classic novel, Ahab is revealed initially not as a bitter and vengeful madman, but as a bit of a lovable scamp. Ashore in New Bedford, he ... See full summary »
31. Playmates (1941)
Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Musical
Lulu Monahan (Patsy Kelly), the press agent for John Barrymore (John Barrymore),is attempting to get a sponsor for a radio program. To that end, she and the agent for bandleader Kay Kyser (... See full summary »
32. The Beloved Rogue (1927)
99 min | Adventure, Drama, History
François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.
33. Tempest (1928)
102 min | Drama, Romance
In Czarist Russia, a peasant officer, resented by the aristocrats, falls in love with a princess.
Writers: George Marion Jr., Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, C. Gardner Sullivan | Directors: Sam Taylor, Lewis Milestone, Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Louis Wolheim, Boris de Fast
34. Eternal Love (1929)
71 min | Drama, Romance
In the Swiss Alps of the early 19th century, a couple forced into loveless marriages struggle to find happiness with one another.
36. The Mad Genius (1931)
Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A crippled puppeteer rescues an abused young boy and turns the boy into a great ballet dancer. Complications ensue when, as a young man, the dancer falls in love with a young woman the ... See full summary »
37. Movie Maniacs (1936)
18 min | Comedy, Short
The stooges arrive in Hollywood hoping to make it in the movie business ("There must be a couple a hundred guys in Hollywood who don't know anything about making movies, three more ain't ... See full summary »
38. Reunion in Vienna (1933)
98 min | Drama, Romance
An archduke who had been banished from Austria returns to Vienna for a reunion of his old fellow aristocrats and meets up with the former love of his life, who is now married to a psychoanalyst.
39. State's Attorney (1932)
Approved | 79 min | Drama
Attorney Tom Cardigan is the discontented "mouthpiece" for Vanny Powers' mob. When Tom takes sweet June Perry as his mistress, she tries in vain to redeem him. But Powers decides Tom would ... See full summary »
40. The Great Man Votes (1939)
Passed | 72 min | Drama
In 1923, Gregory Vance, a widower with two children, is a former scholar who has turned from book-to-bottle. He works, slightly, as a night-watchman and his children, who know him for what ... See full summary »
41. The Great Profile (1940)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy
Barrymore lampoons himself. A famous actor, given to drink, nearly destroys the show, but his leading lady returns to save it. Meanwhile a young girl tries to reform him.
42. When a Man Loves (1927)
Passed | 111 min | History, Romance
A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.
44. For Auld Lang Syne (1938)
7 min | Documentary, Short, Music
James Cagney introduced himself and proceeded to identify the attending guests as they arrived at this benefit function, most of whom stepped up to a microphone to be interviewed on the ... See full summary »
47. Long Lost Father (1934)
Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Carl Bellairs and Lindsey Lane, his daughter, meet many years after he deserted her and her mother. They don't much like each other, but wind up working in the same nightclub. Bellairs ... See full summary »
49. The Lotus Eater (1921)
70 min | Drama, Romance
Disillusioned in marriage, Jacques Leroi attempts an airship flight across the Pacific Ocean, but crashes and washes ashore on an island populated by a peaceful tribe of completely happy ... See full summary »
50. Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
Approved | 9 min | Short, Documentary
This short shows how Hollywood gets ready for the world premiere of an "important" movie. The film celebrated here is Marie Antoinette (1938), which had its premiere at the Carthay Circle ... See full summary »