Seen Movies: 1933

All feature movies I have seen from 1933 listed from the best from the worst.
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1.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
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A new crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse, even though he has been imprisoned in a mental asylum for nearly a decade. (122 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
2.
Design for Living (1933)
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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. (91 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
3.
Wild Boys of the Road (1933)
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In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected. (68 mins.)
 
4.
The Invisible Man (1933)
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (71 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
5.
Counsellor at Law (1933)
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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. (82 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
6.
King Kong (1933)
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
 
7.
Lady for a Day (1933)
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A gangster tries to make Apple Annie, the Times Square apple seller, a lady for a day. (96 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
8.
The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)
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The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy. (73 mins.)
Director: Stuart Walker
 
9.
Baby Face (1933)
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank -- by gleefully sleeping her way to the top. (71 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
10.
Duck Soup (1933)
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Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale. (68 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
11.
Dekigokoro (1933)
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Two Tokyo co-workers come across a destitute young lady in search of a place to live. (100 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
12.
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon. (97 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
 
13.
A Song of Lisbon (1933)
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After flunking in medical school, the young and bohemian Vasco need to trick his aunts, the main financers of his studies, preventing them to know that he is not a doctor. (85 mins.)
 
14.
Queen Christina (1933)
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Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves. (99 mins.)
 
15.
Zero for Conduct (1933 Short Film)
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In a repressive boarding school with rigid rules of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the direction on a celebration day. (44 mins.)
Director: Jean Vigo
 
16.
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
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Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue. (73 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
17.
Sons of the Desert (1933)
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When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way. (68 mins.)
 
18.
Liebelei (1933)
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Vienna in the beginning of the twentieth century. Cavalry Lieutenant Fritz Lobheimer is about to end... (88 mins.)
 
19.
Man's Castle (1933)
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Bill takes Trina into his depression camp cabin. Later, just as he finds showgirl LaRue who will support him, Trina becomes pregnant. (75 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
20.
Bed of Roses (1933)
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Lorry and Minnie are ex-hookers who leave prison, determined to find the good life with rich men. Along... (67 mins.)
Director: Gregory LaCava
 
21.
State Fair (1933)
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An Iowa family finds adventure, love, and heartbreak, when they spend a week at the state fair. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
22.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
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Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
23.
Dinner at Eight (1933)
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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. (111 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
24.
Ecstasy (1933)
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion... (82 mins.)
Director: Gustav Machatý
 
25.
Heroes for Sale (1933)
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The saga of Tom Holmes - a man of principles - from the Great War to the Great Depression. Will he ever get a break... (76 mins.)
 
26.
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
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A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love. (88 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
27.
42nd Street (1933)
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A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show and, at the last moment, a chorus girl has to replace the star. (89 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
28.
Footlight Parade (1933)
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Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses. (104 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
29.
She Done Him Wrong (1933)
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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. (66 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
 
30.
Bombshell (1933)
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Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby -- all sorts of schemes which go awry. (96 mins.)
 
31.
Lady Killer (1933)
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A former gangster makes it big in Hollywood, but his old life catches up with him. (76 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
32.
Picture Snatcher (1933)
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Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia... (77 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
33.
I'm No Angel (1933)
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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. (87 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
 
34.
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
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The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor. (77 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
35.
Midnight Mary (1933)
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A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager... (74 mins.)
Director: William Wellman
 
36.
The Mayor of Hell (1933)
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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the State Reformatory, presided... (90 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
37.
Christopher Strong (1933)
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A famous female flier and a member of Parliament drift into a potentially disastrous affair. (78 mins.)
Director: Dorothy Arzner
 
38.
Hold Your Man (1933)
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Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years. (87 mins.)
 
39.
Little Women (1933)
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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... (115 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
40.
The Working Man (1933)
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Successful wealthy shoe manufacturer John Reeves takes a vacation, leaving his business in the hands of his nephew... (78 mins.)
Director: John G. Adolfi
 
41.
Morning Glory (1933)
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When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success. (74 mins.)
Director: Lowell Sherman
 
42.
The Devil's Brother (1933)
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Two wannabe bandits join the service of a dashing nobleman, who secretly masquerades as Fra Diavolo, a notorious outlaw. (90 mins.)
 
43.
The Little Giant (1933)
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When Prohibition ends, a beer baron sees the writing on the wall, quits the rackets, and tries to break into California society. (76 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
44.
Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933)
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A New York tramp (Jolson) falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt (82 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
45.
Cavalcade (1933)
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A cavalcade of English life from New Year's Eve 1899 until 1933 seen through the eyes of well-to-do Londoners Jane and Robert Marryot... (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
46.
The Patriots (1933)
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Outskirts is an internationally renowned masterpiece of early sound cinema. In a remote Russian village during World War I... (98 mins.)
Director: Boris Barnet
 
47.
International House (1933)
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Assorted wacky characters converge on a Chinese hotel to bid on a new invention...television. (68 mins.)
 
48.
Employees' Entrance (1933)
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A working girl is menaced by her tyrannical employer. (75 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
49.
Rafter Romance (1933)
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Mary, a working girl, shares a Greenwich Village apartment with Jack, an artist-night watchman. They share the apartment on a shift basis never seeing each other. Mary develops a hearty dislike for Jack until she meets him. (73 mins.)
Director: William Seiter
 
50.
Female (1933)
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Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer. (60 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
51.
Topaze (1933)
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An honest and naive schoolteacher gets a lesson in how the world works outside the classroom, when a... (78 mins.)
 
52.
Torch Singer (1933)
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When she can't support her illegitimate child, an abandoned young woman puts her up for adoption and pursues a career as a torch singer. (71 mins.)
 
53.
Gabriel Over the White House (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident. (86 mins.)
Director: Gregory LaCava
 
54.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933)
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An ex-sailor turned boxer finds romance and gets a shot at the heavyweight title. (102 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
55.
Flying Down to Rio (1933)
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Aviator and band leader Roger Bond is forever getting his group fired for flirting with the lady guests... (89 mins.)
 
56.
The Emperor Jones (1933)
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Unscrupulously ambitious Brutus Jones escapes from jail after killing a guard and through bluff and bravado finds himself the emperor of a Caribbean island. (72 mins.)
Director: Dudley Murphy
 
57.
The Song of Songs (1933)
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Country orphan Lily goes to Berlin to stay with her tippling aunt, and soon meets Richard, handsome sculptor across the street... (90 mins.)
 
58.
Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)
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Butch Saunders has been transferred to Missing Persons because he was too brutal in other police work... (73 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
59.
The Ghoul (1933)
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An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb. (77 mins.)
Director: T. Hayes Hunter
 
60.
Ladies They Talk About (1933)
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her. (69 mins.)
 
61.
Penthouse (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Racketeer Tony Gazotti is thankful that lawyer Jackson Durant helps him beat a murder rap, but Durant... (90 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
62.
Roman Scandals (1933)
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A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor. (92 mins.)
Director: Frank Tuttle
 
63.
Double Harness (1933)
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A woman tricks a playboy into marrying her and then tries to make him legitimately fall in love with her. (69 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
64.
Going Hollywood (1933)
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Sylvia is the French teacher at Briarcroft's School for Girls, but she wants to find romance. When she hears Bill on the radio... (78 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
65.
The Vampire Bat (1933)
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When corpses drained of blood begin to show up in a European village, vampirism is suspected to be responsible. (65 mins.)
Director: Frank Strayer
 
66.
Murders in the Zoo (1933)
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A monomaniacal zoologist is pathologically jealous of his beautiful but unfaithful wife Evelyn and will not stop short of murder to keep her. (62 mins.)
 
67.
Dancing Lady (1933)
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An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway. (92 mins.)
 
68.
When Ladies Meet (1933)
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Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy... (85 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
69.
Alice in Wonderland (1933)
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In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters. (76 mins.)
Director: Norman Mc Leod
 
70.
Ex-Lady (1933)
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Although free spirit Helen Bauer does not believe in marriage, she consents to marry Don, but his infidelities cause her to also take on a lover. (67 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
 
71.
A Shriek in the Night (1933)
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Pat Morgan and Ted Kord are rival newspaper reporters always trying to outscoop each other. They join together to solve a series of murders being committed in an apartment building. (66 mins.)
Director: Albert Ray
 
72.
Parachute Jumper (1933)
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To share expenses unemployed Alabama move in with also unemployed Bill and Toodles. Bill is hired by... (65 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
73.
Secrets (1933)
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In the late 1800s New England, banker William Marlowe and his wife Martha have arranged for their daughter... (90 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
74.
The Son of Kong (1933)
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The men who captured the giant ape King Kong return to his island and find his equally gigantic, but far more friendly, son. (70 mins.)
 
75.
Today We Live (1933)
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During WWI, two officers, one a pilot and the other in the navy, compete for the same beautiful young woman. (113 mins.)
 
76.
Sagebrush Trail (1933)
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Imprisoned for a murder he did not commit, John Brant escapes and ends up out west where, after giving the local lawmen the slip... (54 mins.)
Director: Armand Schaefer