1-50 of 16,581 titles.

Sort by: MOVIEmeter▲ | A-Z | User Rating | Num Votes | US Box Office | Runtime | Year | US Release Date
1. The Wizard of Oz (1939) The Wizard of Oz (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. Dir: Victor Fleming With: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical 102 mins.
2. Gone with the Wind (1939) Gone with the Wind (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. Dir: Victor Fleming With: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell Drama | Romance | War 238 mins.
3. Shanghai Express (1932) Shanghai Express (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A loose woman rediscovers a former lover during a dangerous train ride to Shanghai. Dir: Josef von Sternberg With: Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong Adventure | Drama | Romance 82 mins.
4. Born to Dance (1936) Born to Dance (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love... Dir: Roy Del Ruth With: Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce Musical | Comedy 106 mins.
5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs, but the queen learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple. Dir: William Cottrell, David Hand With: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 83 mins.
6. King Kong (1933) King Kong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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. With: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot Adventure | Fantasy 100 mins.
7. Grand Hotel (1932) Grand Hotel (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas. Dir: Edmund Goulding With: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford Drama | Romance 112 mins.
8. Frankenstein (1931) 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. Dir: James Whale With: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff Horror | Sci-Fi 70 mins.
9. The Great Ziegfeld (1936) The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues. Dir: Robert Z. Leonard With: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer Biography | Drama | Musical | Romance 176 mins.
10. City Lights (1931) 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. Dir: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee Comedy | Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 87 mins.
11. M (1931) 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. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut Crime | Drama | Thriller 117 mins.
12. Modern Times (1936) Modern Times (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. Dir: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman Comedy | Drama 87 mins.
13. Kongo (1932) Kongo (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This remake of West of Zanzibar made four years later tries to outdo the Lon Chaney original in morbidity... Dir: William J. Cowen With: Walter Huston, Lupe Velez, Conrad Nagel Drama | Horror United States-PASSED 86 mins.
14. Downstairs (1932) Downstairs (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An amoral chauffeur seeks to seduce a young bride. With: John Gilbert, Virginia Bruce, Paul Lukas Drama United States-PASSED 77 mins.
15. Freaks (1932) Freaks (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance. Dir: Tod Browning With: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova Drama | Horror 64 mins.
16. The Blue Angel (1930) The Blue Angel (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An elderly professor's ordered life spins dangerously out of control when he falls for a nightclub singer. Dir: Josef von Sternberg With: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron Drama | Music 124 mins.
17. Knight Without Armor (1937) Knight Without Armor (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After two years as a Czarist British agent posing as a Russian Commissar, he rescues a Russian countess from her Bolshevik captors. Dir: Jacques Feyder With: Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh Adventure | Drama | History | Romance | Thriller 107 mins.
18. Ninotchka (1939) Ninotchka (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest. Dir: Ernst Lubitsch With: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire Comedy | Romance 110 mins.
19. Dracula (1931) 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. Dir: Tod Browning With: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners Horror 85 mins.
20. It Happened One Night (1934) It Happened One Night (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story. Dir: Frank Capra With: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly Comedy | Romance 105 mins.
21. The 39 Steps (1935) The 39 Steps (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim Mystery | Thriller 86 mins.
22. The Murder Man (1935) The Murder Man (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man's associate. Dir: Tim Whelan With: Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller 69 mins.
23. Stagecoach (1939) Stagecoach (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine Adventure | Western 96 mins.
24. The Garden of Allah (1936) The Garden of Allah (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk. Dir: Richard Boleslawski With: Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Tilly Losch Adventure | Drama | Romance 79 mins.
25. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Dir: Lewis Milestone With: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray Drama | War 136 mins.
26. Conquest (1937) Conquest (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A Polish countess becomes Napoleon Bonaparte's mistress at the urging of Polish leaders, who feel she could influence him to make Poland independent. Dir: Clarence Brown With: Greta Garbo, Charles Boyer, Reginald Owen Drama | History | Romance 113 mins.
27. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down. Dir: Frank Capra With: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains Drama 129 mins.
28. Society Lawyer (1939) Society Lawyer (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Society lawyer Christopher Durant agrees to defend his friend Phil Siddall when Siddall is arrested for the murder of an ex-girlfriend... Dir: Edwin L. Marin With: Walter Pidgeon, Virginia Bruce, Leo Carrillo Drama | Music | Mystery | Romance 77 mins.
29. The Women (1939) The Women (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women. Dir: George Cukor With: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell Comedy | Drama 133 mins.
30. Mata Hari (1931) 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. With: Greta Garbo, Ramon Novarro, Lionel Barrymore Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 89 mins.
31. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her. Dir: William Dieterle With: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke Drama | Horror | Romance 117 mins.
32. Scarface (1932) Scarface (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall. Dir: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson With: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley Action | Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller United States-PASSED 93 mins.
33. There Goes My Heart (1938) There Goes My Heart (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Seeing her chance, 25-year-old heiress (Virginia Bruce) flees from her over-protective grandfather with none of her fortune in her purse... Dir: Norman Z. McLeod With: Fredric March, Virginia Bruce, Patsy Kelly Comedy | Romance United States-PASSED 83 mins.
34. Three Comrades (1938) Three Comrades (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A love story centered around the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I... Dir: Frank Borzage With: Robert Taylor, Margaret Sullavan, Franchot Tone Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 98 mins.
35. Stronger Than Desire (1939) Stronger Than Desire (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Wealthy socialite Elizabeth Flagg is courted by persistent Michael McLain, despite her protests that she is a married woman... Dir: Leslie Fenton With: Virginia Bruce, Walter Pidgeon, Lee Bowman Drama United States-PASSED 78 mins.
36. Lord Jeff (1938) Lord Jeff (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Spoilt child Geoffrey Bramer teams up with a pair of small time crooks to pose as an aristocrat and steal jewelry from exclusive shops... Dir: Sam Wood With: Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Charles Coburn Crime | Drama 85 mins.
37. Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate. Dir: James Whale With: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive Horror | Sci-Fi 75 mins.
38. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army. Dir: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley With: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone Action | Adventure | Romance 102 mins.
39. Camille (1936) Camille (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail. Dir: George Cukor With: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 109 mins.
40. Everybody Sing (1938) Everybody Sing (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Judy Bellaire, played by Judy Garland, is the center of trouble at her exclusive private and very conservative school... Dir: Edwin L. Marin With: Allan Jones, Judy Garland, Fanny Brice Comedy | Musical | Romance United States-PASSED 91 mins.
41. The Invisible Man (1933) The Invisible Man (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. Dir: James Whale With: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 71 mins.
42. Dancing Co-Ed (1939) Dancing Co-Ed (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Right before the dancing Tobius' ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobius that she's pregnant... Dir: S. Sylvan Simon With: Lana Turner, Richard Carlson, Artie Shaw and His Orchestra Comedy | Romance United States-PASSED 84 mins.
43. The Lady Vanishes (1938) The Lady Vanishes (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas Comedy | Mystery | Thriller United States-PASSED 96 mins.
44. The Painted Veil (1934) The Painted Veil (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A wife neglected by her husband, a medical researcher in China, falls in love with a dashing diplomatic attach. Dir: Richard Boleslawski With: Greta Garbo, Herbert Marshall, George Brent Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 85 mins.
45. Only Angels Have Wings (1939) Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth Adventure | Drama 121 mins.
46. Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke With: Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith Action | Adventure | Romance United States-PASSED 100 mins.
47. The Public Enemy (1931) The Public Enemy (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 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. Dir: William A. Wellman With: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods Crime | Drama 83 mins.
48. Holiday (1938) Holiday (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young man falls in love with a girl from a rich family. His unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiance's eccentric sister and long suffering brother. Dir: George Cukor With: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan Comedy | Romance 95 mins.
49. Bringing Up Baby (1938) Bringing Up Baby (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard "Baby." Dir: Howard Hawks With: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles Comedy | Romance 102 mins.
50. Hell's Angels (1930) Hell's Angels (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms. Dir: Howard Hughes With: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow Drama | War United States-PASSED 127 mins.
1-50 of 16,581 titles.