Ernst Lubitsch Filmography (doesn't include lost films)

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1. Wo ist mein Schatz? (1916)

35 min | Short

6.0
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Husband is hounded by his nagging mother-in-law who lives with him and his wife. After coming home drunk one night he is kicked out by the mother-in-law. He disguises himself as a servant and gets a job at his own house.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ernst Lubitsch, Louise Schenrich, Lanchen Voss, Julius Falkenstein

Votes: 173

2. Schuhpalast Pinkus (1916)

45 min | Comedy

5.8
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Sally Pinkus is an German-Jewish boy who takes a job as a shoe store clerk after being expelled from school for goofing around. Soon fired for trying to court the owner's daughter, Pinkus ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ernst Lubitsch, Else Kentner, Guido Herzfeld, Ossi Oswalda

Votes: 116

3. When Four Do the Same (1917)

Short, Comedy

5.5
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A young woman leaves the convent to go home and live with her father. Then she falls in love with a librarian, but her father doesn't approve.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ossi Oswalda, Emil Jannings, Margarete Kupfer, Fritz Schulz

Votes: 8

A print survives.

4. The Merry Jail (1917)

48 min | Comedy

6.2
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A neglected wife disguises herself in order to lure her wastrel husband into a compromising position.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings, Paul Biensfeldt, Erich Schönfelder

Votes: 435

5. Ich möchte kein Mann sein (1918)

Not Rated | 45 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A teenaged tomboy, tired of being bossed around by her strict guardian, impersonates a man so she can have more fun, but discovers that being the opposite sex isn't as easy as she had hoped.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ossi Oswalda, Curt Goetz, Ferry Sikla, Margarete Kupfer

Votes: 916

6. The Eyes of the Mummy (1918)

Approved | 63 min | Drama, Horror

5.5
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A girl is kidnapped and held captive in an ancient Egyptian temple. She is rescued and flees to England, but soon finds that her mysterious captor is still haunting her.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Emil Jannings, Max Laurence

Votes: 459

7. Carmen (1918)

80 min | Drama

6.3
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The tragic story of Don Jose, a Spanish cavalryman, who falls under the spell of a gypsy girl, Carmen, who treats him with both love and contempt and leads him into temptation and thus ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Leopold von Ledebur, Grete Diercks

Votes: 204

8. Meyer aus Berlin (1919)

58 min | Comedy

6.2
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A bumbling, self-indulgent husband goes on a vacation away from his wife. There he meets a popular, attractive young woman also on a vacation. Both go on a mountain climb which is going to be far from an ideal adventure.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ernst Lubitsch, Ossi Oswalda, Ethel Orff, Heinz Landsmann

Votes: 121

9. Die Austernprinzessin (1919)

58 min | Comedy

7.1
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An American heiress seeks the hand of an impoverished German prince.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Victor Janson, Ossi Oswalda, Harry Liedtke, Julius Falkenstein

Votes: 1,267

10. Madame DuBarry (1919)

85 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The story of Madame DuBarry, the mistress of Louis XV of France, and her loves in the time of the French revolution.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Eduard von Winterstein

Votes: 566

11. The Doll (1919)

Not Rated | 48 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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Because the Baron of Chanterelle wants to preserve his family line, he forces his timid nephew Lancelot to choose one of the village maidens to wed. Lancelot flees to a monastery to escape ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ossi Oswalda, Hermann Thimig, Victor Janson, Max Kronert

Votes: 1,280

12. Kohlhiesels Töchter (1920)

64 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Somewhere in Southern Bavaria Xaver wants to marry Gretel, but her father Kohlhiesel wants his elder daughter Liesel to marry first. The problem is, nobody wants to marry her, because she's... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Jakob Tiedtke, Gustav von Wangenheim

Votes: 202

13. Romeo und Julia im Schnee (1920)

45 min | Comedy

6.8
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Comical variation on the Shakespeare play, featuring two feuding farmers families.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Lotte Neumann, Julius Falkenstein, Gustav von Wangenheim, Jakob Tiedtke

Votes: 115

14. Sumurun (1920)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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The favorite slave girl of a tyrannical sheik falls in love with a cloth merchant. Meanwhile, a hunchback clown suffers unrequited love for a traveling dancer who wants to join the harem.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener, Jenny Hasselqvist

Votes: 491

15. Anna Boleyn (1920)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

6.9
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The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Paul Hartmann, Ludwig Hartau

Votes: 456

16. The Wildcat (1921)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A charismatic lieutenant newly assigned to a remote fort is captured by a group of mountain bandits, thus setting in motion a madcap farce that is Lubitsch at his most unrestrained.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Victor Janson, Paul Heidemann, Wilhelm Diegelmann

Votes: 778

17. The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)

100 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Paul Biensfeldt, Friedrich Kühne

Votes: 381

18. Rosita (1923)

90 min | Romance, Comedy

6.6
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Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn, Irene Rich, George Walsh

Votes: 125

19. The Marriage Circle (1924)

85 min | Comedy

7.4
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Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has had... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost, Creighton Hale

Votes: 868 | Gross: $0.21M

20. Three Women (1924)

83 min | Drama

7.3
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A frivolous middle aged socialite is suddenly put upon to have her daughter live with her. Her conniving paramour dumps her for the daughter, leaving the young boyfriend crushed.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pauline Frederick, May McAvoy, Marie Prevost, Lew Cody

Votes: 37

A print survives in the George Eastman House archive

21. Forbidden Paradise (1924)

76 min | Comedy

6.7
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Forbidden Paradise is a 1924 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by German film director Ernst Lubitsch. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Adolphe Menjou, Rod La Rocque, Pauline Starke

Votes: 90 | Gross: $0.25M

22. Lady Windermere's Fan (1925)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy

7.5
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A society woman believes her husband is having an affair, a misconception which may have dire personal consequences for all involved.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Irene Rich, May McAvoy, Bert Lytell, Ronald Colman

Votes: 794

23. So This Is Paris (1926)

80 min | Comedy

7.4
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The first movie to ever depict a choreographed dance scene in a silent movie. The Charleston!

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Monte Blue, Patsy Ruth Miller, Lilyan Tashman, George Beranger

Votes: 252

24. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale."

Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, John M. Stahl | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 1,101

25. 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.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Victor Varconi, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 351

26. The Love Parade (1929)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane, Lillian Roth

Votes: 1,576

27. The Vagabond King (1930)

104 min | Musical, Romance

6.2
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The story takes place in medieval France. Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His ... See full summary »

Directors: Ludwig Berger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Dennis King, Jeanette MacDonald, O.P. Heggie, Lillian Roth

Votes: 80

28. Paramount on Parade (1930)

102 min | Musical

6.1
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A musical revue that basically has Paramount stars and contract-players doing things some had never done on screen, and wouldn't again; such as Ruth Chatteron , in a French-café setting ... See full summary »

Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst Lubitsch, Lothar Mendes, Victor Schertzinger, A. Edward Sutherland, Frank Tuttle | Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper

Votes: 201

29. Monte Carlo (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Minutes before her wedding to Duke Otto Von Seibenheim, Countess Helene Mara flees, on a whim, to Monte Carlo, where she hopes her luck will save her poor financial state. There, Count ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Jack Buchanan, Claud Allister, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 932

30. 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: 2,786

31. Broken Lullaby (1932)

76 min | Drama

7.7
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French soldier travels to Germany to find a family of a man he killed during World War I.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, Louise Carter

Votes: 627

32. One Hour with You (1932)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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An unhappily married couple try to come between a happy one.

Directors: George Cukor, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin, Lili Damita

Votes: 1,625

33. Trouble in Paradise (1932)

Passed | 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: 10,600

34. If I Had a Million (1932)

Passed | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A dying tycoon gives million-dollar windfalls to eight people picked from the city directory.

Directors: James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, Lothar Mendes, Stephen Roberts, William A. Seiter, Norman Taurog | Stars: Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, W.C. Fields, George Raft

Votes: 1,257

35. 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: 4,405

36. The Merry Widow (1934)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.5
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The small kingdom of Marshovia has a little problem. The main tax-payer, the wealthy widow Sonia (who pays 52% of the taxes) has left for Paris. So Count Danilo is sent to Paris, to stop ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Edward Everett Horton, Marcel Vallée

Votes: 2,067

37. Angel (1937)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A woman and her husband take separate vacations, and she falls in love with another man.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Herbert Marshall, Melvyn Douglas, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,580

38. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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After learning her multi-millionaire fiancé has already been married and divorced seven times, the daughter of a penniless marquis decides to tame him.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, David Niven

Votes: 2,361

39. Ninotchka (1939)

Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 15,735 | Gross: $1.19M

40. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 22,150

41. That Uncertain Feeling (1941)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy

6.8
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A psychoanalyst causes a woman to doubt her happy marriage.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas, Burgess Meredith, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 1,778

42. To Be or Not to Be (1942)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, War

8.2
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During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Votes: 21,142

43. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main

Votes: 7,986

44. A Royal Scandal (1945)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.9
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In 18th century Russia,the naive and idealistic lieutenant Chernov meets Empress Catherine the Great who becomes infatuated with him and appoints him Chief of the Imperial Guard.

Directors: Otto Preminger, Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Charles Coburn, Anne Baxter, William Eythe

Votes: 695

45. Cluny Brown (1946)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A free-spirited parlor maid and a Czech refugee surprise an English village with their unconventional ways.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Charles Boyer, Jennifer Jones, Peter Lawford, Helen Walker

Votes: 2,057

46. That Lady in Ermine (1948)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

5.9
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Circa 1861, Angelina, ruling countess of an Italian principality, is at a loss when invaded by a Hungarian army. Her lookalike ancestress Francesca, who saved a similar situation 300 years ... See full summary »

Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, Otto Preminger | Stars: Betty Grable, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Cesar Romero, Walter Abel

Votes: 513 | Gross: $1.41M