Best Picture 1936

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1.
Modern Times (1936)
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The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. (87 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
2.
Fury (1936)
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder. (92 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
3.
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)
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A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description... (80 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
4.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. (115 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
5.
My Man Godfrey (1936)
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A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. (94 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
 
6.
Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
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The author of a scandalously racy best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity from her provincial small town neighbors who'd be scandalized if they knew. (94 mins.)
 
7.
The General Died at Dawn (1936)
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Amid the anarchy of China, an American mercenary tangles with a ruthless warlord. (98 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
8.
Camille (1936)
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A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail. (109 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
9.
Dodsworth (1936)
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life. (101 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
10.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)
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The biography of the pioneering French microbiologist who helped revolutionize agriculture and medicine. (86 mins.)
 
11.
These Three (1936)
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Two school teachers and the man they both love face ruin when a malicious student cooks up a lie. (93 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
12.
The Devil-Doll (1936)
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An escaped Devil's Island convict uses miniaturized humans to wreak vengeance on those that framed him. (78 mins.)
 
13.
The Garden of Allah (1936)
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The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk. (79 mins.)
 
14.
Fétiche en voyage de noces (1936 Short Film)
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A dog's shipboard honeymoon voyage takes a turn for the worse when a fierce storm hits the ship. (13 mins.)
 
15.
San Francisco (1936)
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco. (115 mins.)
 
16.
The Green Pastures (1936)
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God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans. (93 mins.)
 
17.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
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This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues. (176 mins.)
 
18.
Anthony Adverse (1936)
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In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves. (141 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
19.
Bullets or Ballots (1936)
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After Police Captain Dan McLaren becomes police commissioner former detective Johnny Blake knocks him... (82 mins.)
 
20.
Romeo and Juliet (1936)
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Young love is poisoned by a generations long feud between two noble families. (125 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
21.
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
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President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both. (103 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
22.
Dracula's Daughter (1936)
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Hungarian countess Marya Zaleska seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence. (71 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
 
23.
Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
 
24.
Muss 'em Up (1936)
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A private detective is enlisted to find out who shot a dog and threatened its owner, but before long he's also involved in a kidnapping and murder plot. (70 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
25.
Sabotage (1936)
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A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel. (76 mins.)
 
26.
Adventure in Manhattan (1936)
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Joel McCrea plays a hotshot reporter who thinks he knows everything and Jean Arthur plays an actress who puts one over on him... (73 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig