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1. The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical

7.8
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An amorous lieutenant is forced to marry a socially awkward princess, though he tries to keep his violin-playing girlfriend on the side.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 2,813

2. What Price Hollywood? (1932)

Passed | 88 min | Drama

7.6
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The career of a waitress takes off when she meets an amiable drunken Hollywood producer.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton, Gregory Ratoff

Votes: 1,553

3. Hallelujah (1929)

Passed | 109 min | Drama, Musical

7.0
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In a juke joint, sharecropper Zeke falls for a beautiful dancer, Chick, but she's only setting him up for a rigged craps game. He loses $100, the money he got for the sale of his family's ... See full summary »

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine, Harry Gray

Votes: 1,279

4. The Single Standard (1929)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The wealthy Arden Stuart is bored in a party; after refusing the wedding proposal of Tommy Hewlett, she drives her car with her driver to a lonely place. She has one night stand with him ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 397 | Gross: $0.66M

5. A Free Soul (1931)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Lionel Barrymore, Clark Gable

Votes: 1,805

6. Shopworn (1932)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A poor woman and a man from an upper-class family fall in love, but his mother will go to any lengths to stop their marriage.

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Regis Toomey, Zasu Pitts, Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 505

7. Ten Cents a Dance (1931)

75 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Men pay a dime to dance with Barbara and her fellow taxi dancers. She marries Eddie and plans to quit dancing. Before she does, she meets a handsome and rich gentleman.

Directors: Lionel Barrymore, Edward Buzzell | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ricardo Cortez, Monroe Owsley, Sally Blane

Votes: 525

8. Guilty Hands (1931)

69 min | Drama, Crime

7.2
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A district attorney commits the perfect murder when he kills his daughter's womanizing fiancé and then tries framing the fiancé's lover.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Lionel Barrymore | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Kay Francis, Madge Evans, William Bakewell

Votes: 516

9. The House on 56th Street (1933)

TV-G | 68 min | Drama, History

7.3
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This movie opens in 1905, when showgirl and daughter of a deceased gambler Peggy Martin falls in love with Monte Van Tyle and breaks the news to lover Fiske that she is leaving him. She and... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Kay Francis, Ricardo Cortez, Gene Raymond, John Halliday

Votes: 454

10. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Arthur Byron

Votes: 962

11. The Half Naked Truth (1932)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Lupe Velez, Lee Tracy, Eugene Pallette, Frank Morgan

Votes: 395

12. The Gold Rush (1925)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman

Votes: 78,501 | Gross: $5.45M

13. 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.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow

Votes: 6,410

14. Two Against the World (1932)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A woman from high society must testify in a murder trial prosecuted by her suitor.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Constance Bennett, Neil Hamilton, Helen Vinson, Allen Vincent

Votes: 158

15. Our Betters (1933)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Although the British upper class may be thought our betters in society, but they are certainly not our betters, and perhaps our equals, in morality.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Constance Bennett, Violet Kemble Cooper, Phoebe Foster, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 449

16. Young Bride (1932)

Passed | 76 min | Drama

6.4
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A shy and naive New York children's librarian must become stronger and wiser after she discovers that her new husband is a liar, a cheat, and a fraud.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Helen Twelvetrees, Eric Linden, Arline Judge, Roscoe Ates

Votes: 155

17. Ladies of Leisure (1930)

Passed | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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An upper-crust artist hires a 'party girl' as a model; romance follows.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman, Marie Prevost

Votes: 789

18. Day of Reckoning (1933)

Passed | 69 min | Drama

6.5
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In this brutal prison drama a hen-pecked husband is sentenced to prison after getting caught with his hand in the company till. He is sent to a high-rise facility in LA. It seems the fellow... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Richard Dix, Madge Evans, Conway Tearle, Una Merkel

Votes: 128

19. 42nd Street (1933)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A director puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a naive newcomer has to replace the star.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler

Votes: 8,840 | Gross: $2.30M

20. Bombshell (1933)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis and adopting a baby - all sorts of schemes which go awry.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone

Votes: 1,823

21. Whistling in the Dark (1933)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A mystery writer and his sweetheart are held hostage by a fugitive gangster, who hopes to get writer's help in devising the "perfect crime"

Directors: Elliott Nugent, Charles Reisner | Stars: Ernest Truex, Una Merkel, Edward Arnold, John Miljan

Votes: 161

22. Red-Headed Woman (1932)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Lillian relentlessly attempts to seduce a married man.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, Chester Morris, Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams

Votes: 2,178

23. Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

Votes: 1,080

24. The Purchase Price (1932)

TV-PG | 68 min | Drama, Comedy

6.5
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A torch singer becomes a mail-order bride for a farmer.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lyle Talbot, Hardie Albright

Votes: 1,051

25. Forbidden (1932)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A librarian takes a cruise and falls for an unobtainable man, a district attorney married to a crippled woman.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy, Dorothy Peterson

Votes: 993

26. Hot Saturday (1932)

73 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A pretty but virtuous small-town bank clerk is the victim of a vicious rumor from an unsuccessful suitor that she spent the night with a notorious womanizer.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Cary Grant, Nancy Carroll, Randolph Scott, Edward Woods

Votes: 790

27. Road to Paradise (1930)

TV-G | 74 min | Drama

5.8
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A young girl falls in with a gang of criminals. One of their capers is robbing the house of a wealthy socialite who happens to look just like her. In the process of cleaning out the house, ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Loretta Young, Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, George Barraud

Votes: 115

28. The Truth About Youth (1930)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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Richard Carewe has raised his deceased friend's son from childhood with the help of his housekeeper and her beautiful daughter, Phyllis. He arranges a marriage between Phyllis and the boy, ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Loretta Young, Conway Tearle, David Manners, Myrna Loy

Votes: 210

29. The Bachelor Father (1931)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Old man invites three of his illegitimate children to live with him.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Marion Davies, Ralph Forbes, C. Aubrey Smith, Ray Milland

Votes: 862

30. Polly of the Circus (1932)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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After a trapeze performer is injured during an accident, she is moved to a minister's house where they both fall in love.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Marion Davies, Clark Gable, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 894

31. Employees' Entrance (1933)

TV-PG | 75 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A working girl is menaced by her tyrannical employer.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Warren William, Loretta Young, Wallace Ford, Alice White

Votes: 846

32. Little Caesar (1931)

Not Rated | 79 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A small-time criminal moves to a big city to seek bigger fortune.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

Votes: 9,848

33. When Ladies Meet (1933)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy is determined to break them up; he introduces Mary to the publisher's wife without ... See full summary »

Directors: Harry Beaumont, Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ann Harding, Robert Montgomery, Myrna Loy, Alice Brady

Votes: 675

34. You Can't Buy Everything (1934)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Hannah is so tight with her money that she takes her son, Donnie, to the charity ward a week after he hurts his leg. But she has always hoarded her money since her late husband wasted most ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: May Robson, Jean Parker, Lewis Stone, Mary Forbes

Votes: 88

35. The Week End Mystery (1931)

17 min | Short, Mystery

6.0
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During a rainstorm at a remote manor house, Richard Crayell plays host to several guests. At nine o'clock sharp, he excuses himself from the card table to take his medicine, promising to ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Donald Meek, John Hamilton, Jane Winton, Walter Petrie

Votes: 33

36. Two Alone (1934)

Passed | 75 min | Drama

6.5
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Mazie, a poor orphan girl, is mistreated by cruel farmer Slag and his wife for whom she works. When reform school runaway Adam arrives, he is put to work by Slag and also mistreated. Mazie ... See full summary »

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Jean Parker, Tom Brown, Zasu Pitts, Arthur Byron

Votes: 100

37. A Successful Calamity (1932)

72 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Henry Wilton is an elderly millionaire saddled with his selfish young second wife Emmy 'Sweetie' Wilton and a pair of spoiled grown children (Peggy and Eddie). To test his family's mettle, ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Mary Astor, Evalyn Knapp, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 241

38. The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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There is a big charity function at the house of Mrs. Cheyney and a lot of society is present. With her rich husband, deceased, rich old Lord Elton and playboy Lord Arthur Dilling are both ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Norma Shearer, Basil Rathbone, George Barraud, Herbert Bunston

Votes: 289

39. The Freshman (1925)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

7.6
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Nerdy college student will do anything to become popular on campus.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James H. Anderson

Votes: 4,124 | Gross: $0.00M

40. The Lodger (1927)

Not Rated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: June Tripp, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney

Votes: 8,053

41. The Devil's Cabaret (1930)

Passed | 16 min | Comedy, Musical, Short

6.4
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At "Satan & Co., Inc.", the Devil is upset because too many people are going up to Heaven rather than down to Hades. He gives his assistant, Mr. Burns the task of getting more people to his... See full summary »

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Edward Buzzell, Mary Carlisle, Ann Dvorak, Vera Marshe

Votes: 319

42. Bird of Paradise (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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A native girl falls for a visitor to her island, but she's chosen to be sacrificed to the volcano god.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Joel McCrea, John Halliday, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 850

43. The Doorway to Hell (1930)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lou Ricarno is a smart guy. His plan is to organize the various gangs in Chicago so that the mugs will not liquidate each other. WIth the success of his leadership, Louie prospers, marries ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels, Dorothy Mathews

Votes: 697

44. Blonde Venus (1932)

Passed | 93 min | Drama

7.2
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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: 3,382

45. The Great Meadow (1931)

75 min | Drama, Western

6.7
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Berk leaves Diony and their baby to hunt down his mother's murderer and is believed to be dead. Evan provides for them & marries Diony. Berk returns and challenges Evan to a fight but Diony will not be fought over "as if I'm not human".

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Eleanor Boardman, Lucille La Verne, Anita Louise

Votes: 84

46. Sporting Blood (1931)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.1
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The saga of thoroughbred Tommy Boy, born in a rain puddle, and his various owners as he evolves into a a champion stakes horse.

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Clark Gable, Ernest Torrence, Madge Evans, Lew Cody

Votes: 265

47. New Morals for Old (1932)

Passed | 75 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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A single mother struggles to raise her son and daughter,who find it difficult to listen to her life lessons.they forge their own lives,and make their own mistakes as a result.

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Robert Young, Margaret Perry, Lewis Stone, Laura Hope Crews

Votes: 164

48. Untamed (1929)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

4.6
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When her rich oilman father is killed, Bingo, raised in the wilds of South America, inherits the company. Her guardians Ben and Howard send her to New York for civilizing but on the way she... See full summary »

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Ernest Torrence, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 362 | Gross: $0.71M

49. Montana Moon (1930)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

4.0
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While returning to Montana from a fling in New York, wealthy Joan Prescott leaves the train, intending to return to the big city. She runs into handsome cowboy Larry and gets engaged. On ... See full summary »

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Ricardo Cortez

Votes: 315

50. Paid (1930)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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Mary Turner goes up for three years on a crime she didn't commit. Once out she and former prison mates plan a scam in which old men can be sued for breach of promise - the "heart balm" ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Joan Crawford, Robert Armstrong, Marie Prevost, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 454

51. Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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After the death of her father and loss of the family fortune, Bonnie gets a job as a cub reporter while her brother becomes involved in bootlegging.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joan Crawford, Cliff Edwards, Lester Vail, William Bakewell

Votes: 646

52. Laughing Sinners (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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Cabaret performer Ivy Stevens in an affair with a low-rent traveling salesman is dumped in a 'Dear Jane' letter and finds solace in joining the Salvation Army.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Neil Hamilton, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 455

53. Possessed (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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An ambitious factory girl meets a handsome, wealthy lawyer, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 1,337

54. The Nuisance (1933)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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An ambulance-chasing lawyer gets tangled up with a female investigator out to end his shyster ways.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Lee Tracy, Madge Evans, Frank Morgan, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 202

55. Tugboat Annie (1933)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Annie the tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Marie Dressler, Wallace Beery, Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan

Votes: 476

56. Faithless (1932)

Approved | 77 min | Drama

6.8
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Socialite Carol Morgan romps through the depression and her wealth while breaking up with Bill Wade and getting back together with him.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Robert Montgomery, Hugh Herbert, Maurice Murphy

Votes: 371

57. Hell Harbor (1930)

Passed | 93 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Lovely Anita dreams of escaping the monotony of her island home and sailing to bustling Havana. But when her abusive father promises her to the greasy local merchant, Anita does everything in her power to make her dream a reality.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Lupe Velez, Jean Hersholt, John Holland, Gibson Gowland

Votes: 110

58. Private Lives (1931)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Divorced couple unexpectedly meet each other during their honeymoon and rekindle their love.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Reginald Denny, Una Merkel

Votes: 844

59. A Soldier's Plaything (1930)

Passed | 56 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Ben Lyon, Harry Langdon, Lotti Loder, Noah Beery

Votes: 94

60. Are You Listening? (1932)

Passed | 73 min | Drama

7.4
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A radio writer/producer accidentally kills his wife and then attempts to escape an on-air hunt for him.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: William Haines, Madge Evans, Anita Page, Karen Morley

Votes: 359

61. Emma (1932)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

7.1
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After decades of raising the motherless Smith children, housekeeper Emma Thatcher is faced with resentment when she marries their father.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt, Myrna Loy

Votes: 697 | Gross: $2.00M

62. Lady for a Day (1933)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy

7.5
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A gangster tries to make Apple Annie, the Times Square apple seller, a lady for a day.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 3,077

63. Little Women (1933)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister to the troops... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Paul Lukas, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 5,170

64. The Gay Diplomat (1931)

Passed | 67 min | Drama

5.1
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Captain Orloff is sent to Bucharest to capture a Mata Hari type of spy, but many different women fit the bill and are attractive enough to make one question one's allegiance.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Genevieve Tobin, Betty Compson, Ivan Lebedeff, Ilka Chase

Votes: 83

65. Three Who Loved (1931)

Passed | 64 min | Drama

6.0
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John Hanson (Conrad Nagel) is a bank teller and invests in stocks. He and his best friend (another bank teller) Phil Wilson (Robert Ames) live at a boarding house run by his Swedish ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Betty Compson, Conrad Nagel, Robert Ames, Robert Emmett O'Connor

Votes: 104

66. The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)

Approved | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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It looks like the boys won't need to fish off the end of the pier to feed themselves any longer when Stanley's rich uncle Ebenezer Laurel dies, leaving a large estate. But when he and ... See full summary »

Director: James Parrott | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin, Stanley Blystone

Votes: 1,067

67. The Naggers at Breakfast (1930)

Passed | 10 min | Short, Comedy

4.2
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As a husband and wife eat breakfast, they argue about anything and everything.

Director: Roy Mack | Stars: Jack Norworth, Dorothy Adelphi

Votes: 55

68. Ace of Aces (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, War

6.4
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A sculptor who doesn't want to have any part of World War I is shamed by his girlfriend into joining the army. He becomes a fighter pilot, and undergoes a complete personality change.

Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Richard Dix, Elizabeth Allan, Ralph Bellamy, Theodore Newton

Votes: 237

69. Trouble in Paradise (1932)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.2
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A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner. Romantic entanglements and jealousies confuse the scheme.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 10,770

70. The Operation (1930)

10 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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One evening, a lovely young woman stops to see what's wrong with a news boy who's stretched out on a park bench. A dapper gentleman stops as well. The boy, aged 11, is Charlie McCarthy, and... See full summary »

Director: Murray Roth | Stars: Edgar Bergen, Christina Graver, Charlie McCarthy

Votes: 24

71. Night Nurse (1931)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell, Clark Gable

Votes: 2,565

72. The Divorcee (1930)

Passed | 84 min | Romance, Drama

6.9
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When a woman discovers that her husband has been unfaithful to her, she decides to respond to his infidelities in kind.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Chester Morris, Conrad Nagel

Votes: 2,209

73. Footlight Parade (1933)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell

Votes: 3,771

74. Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.6
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Mary Stevens (Kay Francis) and her old friend Don Andrews (Lyle Talbot) find themselves graduating from medical school at the same time. They decide to set up their respective medical ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Kay Francis, Lyle Talbot, Glenda Farrell, Thelma Todd

Votes: 286

75. Union Depot (1932)

Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and interact on one night in a metropolitan train station and its environs.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Blondell, Guy Kibbee, Alan Hale

Votes: 627

76. The Age of Consent (1932)

Passed | 63 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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College co-eds learn to handle the responsibilities of romance.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Dorothy Wilson, Arline Judge, Richard Cromwell, Eric Linden

Votes: 224

77. Beau Hunks (1931)

Approved | 37 min | Short, Comedy

7.5
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Jilted by his girlfriend, "Jeanie-Weenie," Oliver joins the Foreign Legion to forget, bringing Stanley along with him. They wilt under the scorching desert sun and under the harsh ... See full summary »

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James W. Horne, Charles Middleton

Votes: 1,207

78. Red Dust (1932)

Passed | 83 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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The owner of a rubber plantation becomes involved with the new wife of one of his employees.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Gene Raymond, Mary Astor

Votes: 3,134

79. Design for Living (1933)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A woman cannot decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic friendly relationship.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 4,479

80. Beauty and the Boss (1932)

Unrated | 66 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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The Baron is a banker, in Vienna, who works at at very fast pace. He appreciates beautiful women, but fires the beautiful Miss Frey as he considers her a diversion to work. Susie sneaks ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Marian Marsh, David Manners, Warren William, Charles Butterworth

Votes: 376

81. I'm No Angel (1933)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Circus performer Tira seeks a better life pursuing the company of wealthy New York men with improbable comic complications along the way.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Gregory Ratoff, Edward Arnold

Votes: 2,470 | Gross: $2.85M

82. She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.5
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In the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member.

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 4,599 | Gross: $2.00M

83. Other Men's Women (1931)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Grant Withers, Mary Astor, Regis Toomey, James Cagney

Votes: 901

84. The Public Enemy (1931)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell

Votes: 14,870

85. Scarface (1932)

PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

Votes: 21,529

86. Penthouse (1933)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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A lawyer's fiancée leaves him after he defends a racketeer accused of murder, but she needs his help when her new beau is accused of killing an old flame.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Charles Butterworth, Mae Clarke

Votes: 775

87. Sundown Trail (1931)

Passed | 56 min | Romance, Western

5.5
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Dorothy, and her big city lawyer boyfriend, return to the Lazy 'B' ranch to read her late father's will. For Dorothy to inherit everything, she must stay on the ranch for 5 years. If she ... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Tom Keene, Marion Shilling, Nick Stuart, Hooper Atchley

Votes: 46

88. The Reckless Hour (1931)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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In New York City, a young model is swept off her feet by a debonair, handsome young man. Unfortunately for her, he didn't want to get married but had been stringing her along. When she ... See full summary »

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Conrad Nagel, H.B. Warner, Joan Blondell

Votes: 138

89. Half Marriage (1929)

TV-PG | 68 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A young couple marries in secret. Judy's afraid her parents won't approve of Dick and she'll lose her generous allowance. Her parents bring her home from the city where she's been studying ... See full summary »

Director: William J. Cowen | Stars: Olive Borden, Morgan Farley, Ken Murray, Ann Greenway

Votes: 98

90. Tanned Legs (1929)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical

5.7
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Peggy and Bill are high society lovebirds, but their marriage plans are put on hold while Peggy spends most of her summer straightening out her wayward parents and her unlucky-in-love ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Arthur Lake, June Clyde, Dorothy Revier, Ann Pennington

Votes: 113

91. Alias the Doctor (1932)

61 min | Drama

6.2
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Karl is the workaholic adopted son while Stephan is the lazy one. They both go to Munich to study medicine and Karl is at the top of the class while Stephan is barely passing. When ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Curtiz, Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Marian Marsh, Norman Foster, Adrienne Dore

Votes: 152

92. The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933)

Passed | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.4
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An ex-sailor turned boxer finds romance and gets a shot at the heavyweight title.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Howard Hawks | Stars: Myrna Loy, Max Baer, Primo Carnera, Jack Dempsey

Votes: 594

93. Monkey Business (1931)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Musical

7.6
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On a transatlantic crossing, The Marx Brothers get up to their usual antics and manage to annoy just about everyone on board the ship.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers, Chico Marx

Votes: 9,834

94. Horse Feathers (1932)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley University, accidentally hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against the rival Darwin University.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers

Votes: 10,215

95. Taxi! (1932)

TV-G | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Independent cab drivers struggling against a taxi company consortium find a leader in Matt Nolan.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Loretta Young, George E. Stone, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 952

96. Heroes for Sale (1933)

76 min | Drama, War

7.8
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A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Loretta Young, Richard Barthelmess, Aline MacMahon, Gordon Westcott

Votes: 1,797

97. Today We Live (1933)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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During WWI, two officers, one a pilot and the other in the navy, compete for the same beautiful young woman.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson | Stars: Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young, Franchot Tone

Votes: 834

98. Counsellor-at-Law (1933)

TV-G | 82 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

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

Votes: 961

99. Big City Blues (1932)

Unrated | 63 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Young man from small town moves to New York City looking for better life.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Joan Blondell, Eric Linden, Jobyna Howland, Ned Sparks

Votes: 397

100. The Merry Frinks (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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An under-appreciated mother inherits a fortune and abandons her family.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee, Hugh Herbert, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 111