Seen Movies: 1931

All feature movies I have seen from 1931 listed from the best from the worst.
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1.
M (1931)
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When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. (117 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
2.
City Lights (1931)
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With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically. (87 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
3.
Mädchen in Uniform (1931)
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At an all-girls boarding school, Manuela falls in love with a teacher, to terrific consequences. (88 mins.)
 
4.
Le Million (1931)
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An impoverished painter and his rival engage in a race across Paris to recover a jacket concealing a winning lottery ticket. (81 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
5.
The 3 Penny Opera (1931)
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In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the 'king of the beggars'. (112 mins.)
Director: G.W. Pabst
 
6.
À Nous la Liberté (1931)
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Seeking better life, two convicts escape from prison. (104 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
7.
Marius (1931)
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Marius is faced with a choice whether to fulfill his passion by sailing the seas or stay and marry the woman he loves. (130 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Korda
 
8.
Little Caesar (1931)
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A small-time criminal moves to a big city to seek bigger fortune. (79 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
9.
Dracula (1931)
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The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. (85 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
10.
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
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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. (93 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
11.
Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
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On the South Pacific island of Bora Bora, a young couple's love is threatened when the tribal chief declares the girl a sacred virgin. (86 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
12.
The Public Enemy (1931)
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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. (83 mins.)
 
13.
Dishonored (1931)
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The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians. (91 mins.)
 
14.
Street Scene (1931)
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Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave. (80 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
15.
Blonde Crazy (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Adventures of a cocky con man and his glamorous accomplice. (79 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
16.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
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Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. (98 mins.)
 
17.
La Chienne (1931)
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A woman and her pimp exploit a painter for money. (91 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
18.
The Last Flight (1931)
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World War 1 veterans roam Paris drinking and admiring a woman they recently met. (76 mins.)
 
19.
Comradeship (1931)
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Plea against war and for friendship between peoples, through the story of French miners rescued by German colleagues after a firedamp explosion. (93 mins.)
 
20.
Frankenstein (1931)
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An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
21.
Berlin-Alexanderplatz - Die Geschichte Franz Biberkopfs (1931)
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Franz Biberkopf has served four years in prison. His return to normal life is not successful. (90 mins.)
Director: Phil Jutzi
 
22.
Tokyo Chorus (1931)
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A married Tokyo man faces unemployment after standing up for an older colleague. (90 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
23.
The Maltese Falcon (1931)
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A lovely dame with dangerous lies employs the services of a private detective, who is quickly caught up in the mystery and intrigue of a statuette known as the Maltese Falcon. (80 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
24.
Night Nurse (1931)
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A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children. (72 mins.)
 
25.
Waterloo Bridge (1931)
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A prostitute's self-loathing makes her reluctant to marry an idealistic soldier during World War One. (81 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
26.
Five Star Final (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The City Editor of a sleazy tabloid goes against his own journalistic ethics to resurrect a twenty year old murder case... with tragic results. (89 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
27.
City Streets (1931)
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Man joins a gang to free his girlfriend from prison. (83 mins.)
 
28.
Monkey Business (1931)
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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. (77 mins.)
Director: Norman McLeod
 
29.
The Front Page (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An investigative reporter sees an opportunity for the story of a lifetime when an accused murderer escapes hanging. (101 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
30.
The Criminal Code (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated. (97 mins.)
 
31.
Smart Money (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel. (81 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
32.
Dracula (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. (85 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
33.
Dirigible (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Jack Bradon is tasked to reach the South Pole with a dirigible. (100 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
34.
Mata Hari (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A semi-fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of spying for Germany during World War I. (89 mins.)
 
35.
The Miracle Woman (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After Florence Fallon's father dies unappreciated in the church where he preached for many years, she becomes embittered and loses faith... (90 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
36.
East of Shanghai (1931)
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Believing that an unexpected inheritance will bring them happiness, a married couple instead finds their relationship strained to the breaking point. (92 mins.)
 
37.
The Black Camel (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The unsolved murder of a Hollywood actor several years earlier and an enigmatic psychic are the keys to help Charlie solve the Honolulu stabbing death of a beautiful actress. (71 mins.)
 
38.
A Free Soul (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him. (93 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
39.
Platinum Blonde (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young woman from a very rich family impulsively marries a reporter, but each assumes the other is the one whose lifestyle must change. (89 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
40.
Arrowsmith (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Based on Sinclair Lewis's novel "Arrowsmith". A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine. (108 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
41.
The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Out of jail for a crime she did not commit, Madelon turns to prostitution and thievery to send her illegitimate son to medical school. (75 mins.)
Director: Edgar Selwyn
 
42.
Anna Christie (1930)
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A young woman reunites with her estranged father and falls in love with a sailor, but struggles to tell them about her dark past. (85 mins.)
Director: Jacques Feyder
 
43.
The Skin Game (1931)
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An old traditional family and a modern family battle over land in a small English village and almost destroy each other. (85 mins.)
 
44.
The Champ (1931)
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Alcoholic ex-boxer struggles to provide a good living for his son. (86 mins.)
 
45.
Cimarron (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century. (123 mins.)
 
46.
Pardon Us (1931)
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Two guys end up in prison after attempting to sell beer to a policeman during Prohibition. (56 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
47.
Possessed (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Ambitious factory Girl Marion Martin meets a handsome well-to-do, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife. (76 mins.)
 
48.
Safe in Hell (1931)
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After accidentally killing the man who raped her and forced her into prostitution, a New Orleans woman flees to a Caribbean island. While she awaits her fiancé, the vicious local police chief sets his sights on her. (73 mins.)
 
49.
Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
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. (80 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
50.
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man tries passing off a socially awkward fellow as a Casanova in the hopes of marrying off his would be sister-in-law. (73 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
 
51.
Limite (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Three people sail aimlessly while remembering their past. (114 mins.)
Director: Mario Peixoto
 
52.
The Secret Six (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After rising bootlegger Slaughterhouse Scorpio eliminates his gangland competition, two reporters and a cabal of six businessmen work to expose him. (83 mins.)
Director: George Hill
 
53.
Other Men's Women (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife. (71 mins.)
 
54.
Svengali (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves. (81 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
55.
Tonight or Never (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young opera singer finds her career stalled because of her cold and passionless performances, until she finds romance with a handsome admirer. (80 mins.)
Director: Mervyn Leroy
 
56.
Five and Ten (1931)
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Woman falls in love with an engaged man. (89 mins.)
 
57.
Inspiration (1931)
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Yvonne is a beautiful model who loves frequenting the Parisian bohemian life, because she loves hobnobbing with artists. (74 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
58.
Indiscreet (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young woman jeopardizes the relationship with the man she loves when a no-account from her past shows up. (92 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
59.
The Bad Sister (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Marianne falls in love with a con artist who has a hidden agenda. (68 mins.)
Director: Hobart Henley
 
60.
Palmy Days (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An assistant of phony psychic leaves the fraudulent business and becomes an efficiency expert. (77 mins.)
 
61.
Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise> (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue. (76 mins.)
 
62.
Trader Horn (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two white traders in the darkest Africa of the 1870s find a missionary's daughter, who was captured as a child by a savage tribe and now worshiped as a goddess. (122 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke