Best Movies of 1933

Here is my list of the best movies of 1933.
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
One Way Passage (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret. (67 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
2.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new play. (97 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
3.
42nd Street (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
4.
Lady for a Day (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A gangster tries to make Apple Annie, the Times Square apple seller, a lady for a day. (96 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
5.
Little Women (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
 
6.
The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Tells how King Henry VIII came to marry five more times after his divorce from his first wife. (97 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
 
7.
The Sign of the Cross (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero. (108 mins.)
 
8.
State Fair (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An Iowa family finds adventure, love, and heartbreak, when they spend a week at the state fair. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
9.
Morning Glory (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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
 
10.
Berkeley Square (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young American man is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors. (84 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
11.
Rasputin and the Empress (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A prince plots to kill the mad monk Rasputin for the good of the czar, the czarina and Russia. (121 mins.)
 
12.
She Done Him Wrong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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
 
13.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An ex-sailor turned boxer finds romance and gets a shot at the heavyweight title. (102 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
14.
Cavalcade (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
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
 
15.
Reunion in Vienna (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An archduke who had been banished from Austria returns to Vienna for a reunion of his old fellow aristocrats and meets up with the former love of his life, who is now married to a psychoanalyst. (98 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin