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1. City Lights (1931) City Lights (1931)
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The Tramp struggles to help a blind flower girl he has fallen in love with. Dir: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee Comedy | Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 87 mins.
2. 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 87 mins.
3. M (1931) M (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 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.
4. It Happened One Night (1934) It Happened One Night (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story. Dir: Frank Capra With: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly Comedy | Romance 105 mins.
5. Trouble in Paradise (1932) Trouble in Paradise (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner. Romantic entanglements and jealousies confuse the scheme. Dir: Ernst Lubitsch With: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall Comedy | Crime | Romance United States-PASSED 83 mins.
6. Dodsworth (1936) Dodsworth (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life. Dir: William Wyler With: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 101 mins.
7. The Grand Illusion (1937) The Grand Illusion (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German POW camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. Dir: Jean Renoir With: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay Drama | War 114 mins.
8. The Thin Man (1934) The Thin Man (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke With: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan Comedy | Crime | Mystery United States-PASSED 91 mins.
9. My Man Godfrey (1936) My Man Godfrey (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. Dir: Gregory La Cava With: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady Romance | Comedy 94 mins.
10. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
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Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new play. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon Comedy | Drama | Musical 97 mins.
11. A Night at the Opera (1935) A Night at the Opera (1935)
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A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies. Dir: Sam Wood With: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx Comedy | Music | Musical United States-PASSED 96 mins.
12. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 92 mins.
13. The Music Box (1932 Short Film) The Music Box (1932 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Like the legendary Sisyphus, deliverymen Laurel and Hardy struggle to push a large crated piano up a seemingly insurmountable flight of stairs. Dir: James Parrott With: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dinah Comedy United States-PASSED 29 mins.
14. Bringing Up Baby (1938) Bringing Up Baby (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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.
15. Duck Soup (1933) Duck Soup (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale. Dir: Leo McCarey With: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx Comedy | Musical United States-PASSED 68 mins.
16. 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.
17. You Can't Take It with You (1938) You Can't Take It with You (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family. Dir: Frank Capra With: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore Comedy | Romance 126 mins.
18. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. Dir: Frank Capra With: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft Comedy | Drama 115 mins.
19. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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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.
20. Captains Courageous (1937) Captains Courageous (1937)
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Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns... Dir: Victor Fleming With: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore Adventure | Drama | Family 117 mins.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 97 mins.
24. Pygmalion (1938) Pygmalion (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to speak proper English and thus be taken for a lady. Dir: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard With: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson Comedy | Drama | Romance 96 mins.
25. The Awful Truth (1937) The Awful Truth (1937)
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Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance. Dir: Leo McCarey With: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy Comedy | Romance 91 mins.
26. King Kong (1933) 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. With: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot Adventure | Fantasy | Horror 100 mins.
27. Freaks (1932) Freaks (1932)
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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.
28. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) The 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.
29. L'Atalante (1934) L'Atalante (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy. Dir: Jean Vigo With: Dita Parlo, Jean Dasté, Michel Simon Drama | Romance 89 mins.
30. Fury (1936) Fury (1936)
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller United States-PASSED 92 mins.
31. 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 fiancée's eccentric sister and long suffering brother. Dir: George Cukor With: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan Comedy | Romance 95 mins.
32. The 39 Steps (1935) The 39 Steps (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 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 Comedy | Mystery | Thriller 86 mins.
33. Libeled Lady (1936) Libeled Lady (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel. Dir: Jack Conway With: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy Comedy | Romance 98 mins.
34. Top Hat (1935) Top Hat (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer. Dir: Mark Sandrich With: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton Comedy | Musical | Romance 101 mins.
35. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
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Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors. Dir: Frank Lloyd With: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone Adventure | Drama | History United States-PASSED 132 mins.
36. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Otto Wernicke, Gustav Diessl Crime | Horror 122 mins.
37. 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.
38. 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.
39. 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.
40. Animal Crackers (1930) Animal Crackers (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Mayhem and zaniness ensue when a valuable painting goes missing during a party in honor of famed African explorer Captain Spaulding. Dir: Victor Heerman With: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx Comedy | Musical United States-PASSED 97 mins.
41. 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 runs away from the castle, driven out by the Evil Queen and finds warmth in a home of seven dwarves. Dir: William Cottrell, David Hand With: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 83 mins.
42. A Day at the Races (1937) A Day at the Races (1937)
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A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse. Dir: Sam Wood With: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx Comedy | Sport United States-PASSED 111 mins.
43. Grand Hotel (1932) Grand Hotel (1932)
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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 United States-PASSED 112 mins.
44. 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.
45. Dracula (1931) Dracula (1931)
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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 75 mins.
46. Triumph of the Will (1935 Documentary) Triumph of the Will (1935 Documentary)
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The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany. Dir: Leni Riefenstahl With: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Max Amann Documentary | War 114 mins.
47. The Mummy (1932) The Mummy (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover. Dir: Karl Freund With: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners Horror 73 mins.
47 titles.