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1. Grand Hotel (I) (1932)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.

Writers: Vicki Baum, William A. Drake | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery

2. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)

Not Rated | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.1
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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

3. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

4. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Writers: Claudine West, Donald Ogden Stewart, Ernest Vajda, Stefan Zweig | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)

Unrated | 49 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Clara Beranger | Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

6. Romeo and Juliet (1936)

Passed | 125 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Young love is poisoned by a generations long feud between two noble families.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Talbot Jennings | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore, Edna May Oliver

7. Twentieth Century (1934)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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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.

Writers: Charles Bruce Millholland, Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Barrymore, Carole Lombard, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

8. Dinner at Eight (1933)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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.

Writers: Frances Marion, Herman J. Mankiewicz, George S. Kaufman, Edna Ferber, Donald Ogden Stewart | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow

9. Midnight (1939)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A chorus girl, stranded in Paris, is "set up" by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man.

Writers: Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Edwin Justus Mayer, Franz Schulz | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore, Francis Lederer

10. Arsène Lupin (1932)

84 min | Mystery, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Maurice Leblanc, Francis de Croisset, Lenore J. Coffee, Bayard Veiller, Carey Wilson | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Karen Morley, John Miljan

11. Don Juan (1926)

Passed | 110 min | Adventure, Romance

7.1
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Misogynistic skirt chaser Don Juan falls for a convent girl.

Writer: Bess Meredyth | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Jane Winton, John Roche, Warner Oland, Estelle Taylor

12. Sherlock Holmes (1922)

85 min | Drama, Mystery

5.7
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A young Sherlock Holmes seeks to bring down the criminal mastermind Moriarty as he solves a crime involving a blackmailed prince.

Writers: Earle Browne, Arthur Conan Doyle, Marion Fairfax, William Gillette | Director: Albert Parker | Stars: John Barrymore, Roland Young, Carol Dempster, Gustav von Seyffertitz

13. The Invisible Woman (1940)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Joe May, Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Gertrude Purcell | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

14. Svengali (1931)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.

Writers: George L. Du Maurier, J. Grubb Alexander | Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Crisp, Bramwell Fletcher

15. Hold That Co-ed (1938)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy

6.1
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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.

Writers: Karl Tunberg, Don Ettlinger, Jack Yellen | Director: George Marshall | Stars: John Barrymore, George Murphy, Marjorie Weaver, Joan Davis

16. A Bill of Divorcement (1932)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

6.6
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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.

Writers: Howard Estabrook, Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Clemence Dane | Director: George Cukor | Stars: John Barrymore, Katharine Hepburn, Billie Burke, David Manners

17. Night Flight (1933)

84 min | Drama

6.4
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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.

Writers: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Oliver H.P. Garrett | Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Hayes, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore

18. Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Passed | 121 min | Drama, History

6.6
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Writer: Charles MacArthur | Directors: Richard Boleslawski, Charles Brabin | Stars: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Ralph Morgan

19. Maytime (1937)

Approved | 132 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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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 »

Writers: Rida Johnson Young, Noel Langley | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, John Barrymore, Herman Bing

20. True Confession (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.6
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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 »

Writers: Claude Binyon, Louis Verneuil, Georges Berr | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, John Barrymore, Una Merkel

21. The Show of Shows (1929)

128 min | Musical

6.0
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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 »

Writers: J. Keirn Brennan, Frank Fay | Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Frank Fay, William Courtenay, H.B. Warner, Hobart Bosworth

22. Counsellor at Law (1933)

TV-G | 82 min | Drama

7.7
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Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.

Writer: Elmer Rice | Director: William Wyler | Stars: John Barrymore, Bebe Daniels, Doris Kenyon, Isabel Jewell

23. Spawn of the North (1938)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Film-Noir

6.8
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Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Talbot Jennings, Barrett Willoughby | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Raft, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff

24. Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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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...

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Herman C. McNeile | Director: Louis King | Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

25. The Sea Beast (1926)

136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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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 »

Writers: Herman Melville, Bess Meredyth | Director: Millard Webb | Stars: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, George O'Hara, Mike Donlin

26. Topaze (I) (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Comedy

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Ben Hecht, Benn W. Levy, Marcel Pagnol | Director: Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: John Barrymore, Myrna Loy, Reginald Mason, Jobyna Howland

27. Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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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.

Writers: Herman C. McNeile, Stuart Palmer | Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

28. Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)

Unrated | 57 min | Adventure, Mystery

5.8
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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.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Herman C. McNeile | Director: Louis King | Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

29. Beau Brummel (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Clyde Fitch, Dorothy Farnum | Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis, Carmel Myers

30. Moby Dick (1930)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Herman Melville, Oliver H.P. Garrett, J. Grubb Alexander | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: John Barrymore, Joan Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Noble Johnson

31. Playmates (1941)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Musical

5.4
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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 »

Writers: James V. Kern, M.M. Musselman, Arthur Phillips | Director: David Butler | Stars: Kay Kyser, John Barrymore, Lupe Velez, Ginny Simms

32. The Beloved Rogue (1927)

99 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.8
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François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.

Writers: Paul Bern, George Marion Jr., Walter Anthony | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Lawson Butt

33. Tempest (1928)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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

7.0
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In the Swiss Alps of the early 19th century, a couple forced into loveless marriages struggle to find happiness with one another.

Writers: H.H. Caldwell, Jakob Christoph Heer, Katherine Hilliker, Hanns Kräly | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Victor Varconi, Hobart Bosworth

35. World Premiere (1941)

71 min | Comedy

6.0
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Scott Storch, Memphis Bleek, Sheek Louch, Lil'Jon, Mobb Dep, Chamillionaire, Lloyd Banks, young buck

Writers: Earl Felton, Gordon Kahn | Directors: Ted Tetzlaff, Otis Garrett | Stars: John Barrymore, Frances Farmer, Eugene Pallette, Virginia Dale

36. The Mad Genius (1931)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Martin Brown, J. Grubb Alexander, Harvey F. Thew | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Charles Butterworth, Donald Cook

37. Movie Maniacs (1936)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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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 »

Writer: Felix Adler | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Mildred Harris

38. Reunion in Vienna (1933)

98 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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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.

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood, Ernest Vajda, Claudine West | Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: John Barrymore, Diana Wynyard, Frank Morgan, Henry Travers

39. State's Attorney (1932)

Approved | 79 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Louis Stevens, Gene Fowler, Rowland Brown | Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Twelvetrees, Jill Esmond, William 'Stage' Boyd

40. The Great Man Votes (1939)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Gordon Malherbe Hillman, John Twist | Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: John Barrymore, Peter Holden, Virginia Weidler, Katharine Alexander

41. The Great Profile (1940)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

6.0
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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.

Writers: Milton Sperling, Hilary Lynn | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: John Barrymore, Mary Beth Hughes, Gregory Ratoff, John Payne

42. When a Man Loves (1927)

Passed | 111 min | History, Romance

7.0
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A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.

Writer: Bess Meredyth | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, Warner Oland, Sam De Grasse

43. The Green Goddess (1939)

20 min | Short, Comedy

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Writers: William Archer, Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Susan Fox, John Barrymore, William Alland

44. For Auld Lang Syne (1938)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Music

8.6
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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 »

Stars: John Barrymore, Freddie Bartholomew, Benny Goodman Orchestra, Humphrey Bogart

45. The Man from Blankley's (1930)

67 min | Comedy

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Writers: F. Anstey, Joseph Jackson, Harvey F. Thew | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: John Barrymore, Loretta Young, William Austin, Albert Gran

46. Romance in the Dark (1938)

77 min | Musical, Romance

7.0
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Writers: Hermann Bahr, Anne Morrison Chapin, Frank Partos | Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Gladys Swarthout, John Boles, John Barrymore, Claire Dodd

47. Long Lost Father (1934)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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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 »

Writers: G.B. Stern, Dwight Taylor | Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Chandler, Donald Cook, Alan Mowbray

48. General Crack (1930)

97 min | Drama, History

6.8
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Writers: J. Grubb Alexander, Walter Anthony, Joseph Shearing | Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Philippe De Lacy, Lowell Sherman, Marian Nixon

49. The Lotus Eater (1921)

70 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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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 »

Writers: Marion Fairfax, Albert Payson Terhune | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: John Barrymore, Colleen Moore, Anna Q. Nilsson, Ida Waterman

50. Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Documentary

6.4
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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 »

Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Don Wilson, Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Una Merkel