1931 - My Average Voting List

All films from 1931 I have seen. Average vote from IMDb and my vote.
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
City Lights (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 9,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
La Chienne (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A woman and her pimp exploit a painter for money. (91 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Vote: 8,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
M (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 8,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 8,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Tokyo Chorus (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A married Tokyo man faces unemployment after standing up for an older colleague. (90 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ Vote: 8,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
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
“ Vote: 8,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
24 Hours (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nightclub singer is carrying on an affair with a married man. When she is found murdered, her lover is suspected of the crime. (66 mins.)
Director: Marion Gering
“ Vote: 8,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
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.)
“ Vote: 8,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Frankenstein (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ Vote: 8,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Marius (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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.)
“ Vote: 7,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
Street Scene (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 7,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Mädchen in Uniform (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
At an all-girls boarding school, Manuela falls in love with a teacher, to terrific consequences. (88 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Monkey Business (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 7,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
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
“ Vote: 7,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
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
“ Vote: 7,65 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Girls About Town (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two gold diggers prey on old rich men, but one of them falls in love with a young, rich man. (80 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Vote: 7,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
Night Nurse (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children. (72 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
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
“ Vote: 7,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
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
“ Vote: 7,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
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
“ Vote: 7,35 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
The Guilty Generation (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A Romeo and Juliet love story between the son of a brutal Italian bootlegger and the daughter of his bitter ex-partner, who is engaged in a blood feud with his one-time friend. (82 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ Vote: 7,35 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Comradeship (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Plea against war and for friendship between peoples, through the story of French miners rescued by German colleagues after a firedamp explosion. (93 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Der Mörder Dimitri Karamasoff (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Suspicion surrounds a lieutenant for killing his father. (93 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Little Caesar (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A small-time criminal moves to a big city to seek bigger fortune. (79 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Vote: 7,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
The 3 Penny Opera (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 7,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
City Streets (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Man joins a gang to free his girlfriend from prison. (83 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Stolen Heaven (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Engineering a $20,000 robbery, Mary and Joe draw up a pact to spend all the money foolishly and then commit suicide. (76 mins.)
Director: George Abbott
“ Vote: 7,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
A House Divided (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a small Pacific village, a widowed fisherman marries a girl young enough to be his daughter. Complications ensue when the new wife falls in love with her husband's son. (70 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Vote: 7,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Emil und die Detektive (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandma with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money, it is up to him and a group of children to save the day. (75 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
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
“ Vote: 7,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
An American Tragedy (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A poor factory worker, employed by a wealthy uncle, falls in love with a beautiful heiress but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated. (96 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Berlin-Alexanderplatz - Die Geschichte Franz Biberkopfs (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Franz Biberkopf has served four years in prison. His return to normal life is not successful. (90 mins.)
Director: Phil Jutzi
“ Vote: 6,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Quick Millions (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Truck driver Bugs Raymond organizes the trucking associations and takes protection money. Now rich, he decides to marry socialite Dorothy Stone. She rejects him for another, so he makes plans to kidnap her on her wedding day. (72 mins.)
Director: Rowland Brown
“ Vote: 6,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
Bad Girl (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A man and woman, skeptical about romance, nonetheless fall in love and are wed, but their lack of confidence in the opposite sex haunts their marriage. (90 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
“ Vote: 6,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
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.)
“ Vote: 6,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Ten Cents a Dance (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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. (75 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
Secrets of a Secretary (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When her father dies, a wealthy young women discovers that she's not wealthy at all--her father lost... (71 mins.)
Director: George Abbott
“ Vote: 6,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Millie (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Millie's life begins to crumble when she finds out her husband is having an affair. (85 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Guilty Hands (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A district attorney commits the perfect murder when he kills his daughter's womanizing fiancé and then tries framing the fiancé's lover. (69 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ Vote: 6,60 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Nail in the Boot (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Sympathetic portrayal of a soldier who inadvertently commits sabotage through his ineptitude on the battlefield. (53 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,60 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
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.)
“ Vote: 6,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
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
“ Vote: 6,45 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Chances (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two brothers on leave fall for the same girl in World War I London. (72 mins.)
Director: Alan Dwan
“ Vote: 6,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 6,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
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
“ Vote: 6,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
Expensive Women (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Expensive Women is a 1931 Pre-Code talking film drama. It was produced by First National Pictures and... (60 mins.)
Director: Hobart Henley
“ Vote: 6,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Morals for Women (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A desperate woman turns to prostitution but is saved by true love in this vintage cautionary tale. (65 mins.)
“ Vote: 5,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
The Public Enemy (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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.)
“ Vote: 5,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Danton (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(92 mins.)
Director: Hans Behrendt
“ Vote: 5,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
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
“ Vote: 5,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
Congress Dances (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep... (85 mins.)
Director: Erik Charell
“ Vote: 5,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Iron Man (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Prizefighter Mason loses his opening fight so wife Rose leaves him for Hollywood. Without her around Mason trains and starts winning. Rose comes back and wants Mason to dump his manager Regan and replace him with her secret lover Lewis. (73 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ Vote: 4,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat