Most Popular Titles With Phillips Holmes


1. Dinner at Eight (1933)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow

Votes: 6,269

2. An American Tragedy (1931)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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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.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel

Votes: 453

3. 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: 611

4. The Wild Party (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day, Shirley O'Hara

Votes: 314

5. 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: 200

6. The Criminal Code (1931)

Passed | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Walter Huston, Phillips Holmes, Constance Cummings, Boris Karloff

Votes: 679

7. Great Expectations (1934)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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9 year old 'Pip' Pirrip, an orphan living with relatives, aids and befriends an escaped convict on the moors, an act that will have a profound effect on his life.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Henry Hull, Phillips Holmes, Jane Wyatt, Florence Reed

Votes: 121

8. Nana (1934)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Nana is a 1934 American Pre-Code film, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, released through United Artists, starring Anna Sten. and directed by Dorothy Arzner and George Fitzmaurice. This version ... See full summary »

Directors: Dorothy Arzner, George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Anna Sten, Phillips Holmes, Lionel Atwill, Richard Bennett

Votes: 176

9. Penthouse (1933)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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Racketeer Tony Gazotti is thankful that lawyer Jackson Durant helps him beat a murder rap, but Durant just does it for the thrill of it and refuses payment. Durant's defense of mobsters ... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Charles Butterworth, Mae Clarke

Votes: 765

10. General Spanky (1936)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Family, War

6.1
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A small boy is instrumental in a famous Civil War victory.

Directors: Gordon Douglas, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: George 'Spanky' McFarland, Phillips Holmes, Ralph Morgan, Irving Pichel

Votes: 309

11. Night Court (1932)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.1
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Judge and his mistress are investigated on suspicions of corruption.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Walter Huston, Anita Page, Lewis Stone

Votes: 257

12. Only the Brave (1930)

66 min | Romance, War

6.8
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Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Gary Cooper, Mary Brian, Phillips Holmes, James Neill

Votes: 42

13. Chatterbox (1936)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Jenny has always been fascinated with the stage, especially since her mother was a famous actress. She learns that a theatrical company is putting on the play that included her mother's ... See full summary »

Director: George Nichols Jr. | Stars: Anne Shirley, Phillips Holmes, Edward Ellis, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 194

14. Stage Mother (1933)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Alice Brady, Maureen O'Sullivan, Franchot Tone, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 195

15. Make Me a Star (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Menton Gill is longing to become a cowboy actor and leaves his hometown to try his luck in Hollywood, but there his acting ability is regarded as non-existent. Actress Flips gives him a ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Joan Blondell, Stuart Erwin, Zasu Pitts, Ben Turpin

Votes: 297

16. Men Must Fight (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

6.4
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Laura is a nurse at the Front in World War I. She meets and falls for a young flyer named Geoffrey. On his first mission, Geoffrey is shot down and taken to the hospital where Laura works. ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Selwyn | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Lewis Stone, Phillips Holmes, May Robson

Votes: 272

17. Her Man (1930)

85 min | Drama

6.8
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Paris bargirl with tough "protector" falls for young sailor.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Helen Twelvetrees, Phillips Holmes, Marjorie Rambeau, James Gleason

Votes: 158

18. Storm at Daybreak (1933)

Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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Sarajevo June 28, 1914. Dushan, the Serbian mayor of a Hungarian town, has come to see the parade of Archduke Ferdinand. While there he runs into Geza, an old friend in the Hungarian Army ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Kay Francis, Nils Asther, Walter Huston, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 161

19. Confessions of a Co-Ed (1931)

75 min | Drama

6.9
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A young college student gets pregnant by the man she loves, but circumstances prevent their marrying, so she marries a classmate she doesn't love. Soon, however, her lover returns, and she finds herself in a dilemma as to who to choose.

Directors: David Burton, Dudley Murphy | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Norman Foster, Claudia Dell

Votes: 21

20. The Devil's Holiday (1930)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A savvy city girl is hired to sugar an earnest farm boy into a business deal, but loses her heart.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, James Kirkwood, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 102

21. Stolen Heaven (1931)

76 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Engineering a $20,000 robbery, Mary and Joe draw up a pact to spend all the money foolishly and then commit suicide.

Director: George Abbott | Stars: Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, Louis Calhern, Edward Keane

Votes: 76

22. Illusion (1929)

84 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Nancy Carroll, June Collyer, Kay Francis

Votes: 14

23. Caravan (1934)

Approved | 101 min | Musical

6.6
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Member of royal family is forced to marry a vagabond.

Director: Erik Charell | Stars: Charles Boyer, Loretta Young, Jean Parker, Phillips Holmes

Votes: 46

24. The Big Brain (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

4.9
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Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: George E. Stone, Phillips Holmes, Fay Wray, Minna Gombell

Votes: 14

25. His Private Life (1928)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

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Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Kathryn Carver, Margaret Livingston, Eugene Pallette

26. Pointed Heels (1929)

61 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: William Powell, Helen Kane, Fay Wray, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 70

27. The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Mystery

5.9
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Philandering actor Richard Hardell is murdered at a movie studio. His jealous wife Blanche, his director Rupert Borka, and a girl he mistreated, Helen MacDonald, all have substantial ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Doris Hill, Warner Oland, Fredric March

Votes: 72

28. The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933)

Passed | 84 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Showgirl Sally meets young playboy Leonard St. John; they fall in love and are secretly married. When Leonard's father discovers this he sets out to break them apart, and following a bitter... See full summary »

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Irene Dunne, Lionel Atwill, Phillips Holmes, Una Merkel

Votes: 208

29. The Dancers (1930)

Drama

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Director: Chandler Sprague | Stars: Lois Moran, Phillips Holmes, Walter Byron, Mae Clarke

Votes: 5

30. The House of a Thousand Candles (1936)

Approved | 71 min | Action

5.7
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Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Mae Clarke, Irving Pichel, Rosita Moreno

Votes: 15

31. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1929)

71 min | Mystery

4.4
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Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Clive Brook, H. Reeves-Smith, Betty Lawford, Charles Hay

Votes: 21

32. Looking Forward (1933)

Approved | 82 min | Drama

7.1
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Depression Era story set in London has department store owner (Lewis Stone) facing bankruptcy while his family fritters away money. A long-standing employee (Lionel Barrymore) gets fired ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Benita Hume, Elizabeth Allan

Votes: 197

33. Man to Man (1930)

68 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Eighteen years ago, John Bolton found the man who killed his brother Joe and shot it out. The man was killed and John went to prison. His son Mike is now a college track star and when the ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Grant Mitchell, Lucille Powers, Otis Harlan

Votes: 73

34. Private Scandal (1934)

62 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.6
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Private Scandal is a 1934 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Ralph Murphy and written by Vera Caspary, Garrett Fort and Bruce Manning. The film stars ZaSu Pitts, Phillips Holmes, ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Phillips Holmes, Mary Brian, Ned Sparks

Votes: 14

35. Beauty for Sale (1933)

87 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A beautiful woman lands a job at an exclusive salon that deals with the wives of wealthy businessmen. Her contact with these men leads to a series of affairs.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Madge Evans, Alice Brady, Otto Kruger, Una Merkel

Votes: 203

36. The Dominant Sex (1937)

74 min | Comedy

6.8
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Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Diana Churchill, Romney Brent, Carol Goodner

Votes: 8

37. Grumpy (1930)

74 min | Comedy

4.2
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Directors: George Cukor, Cyril Gardner | Stars: Cyril Maude, Phillips Holmes, Frances Dade, Paul Lukas

Votes: 27

38. Housemaster (1938)

100 min | Comedy

7.6
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Three girls arrive at a stuffy English public school and cause all sorts of problems with both the staff and pupils.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Otto Kruger, Diana Churchill, Phillips Holmes, Joyce Barbour

Votes: 15

39. Two Kinds of Women (1932)

75 min | Drama

6.9
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The daughter of a senator from South Dakota visits Manhattan for the first time, eager to see the sights of the big city. While there, she finds herself caught up in an affair with a ... See full summary »

Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Phillips Holmes, Irving Pichel, Wynne Gibson

Votes: 25

40. Stairs of Sand (1929)

60 min | Romance, Western

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Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jean Arthur, Phillips Holmes, Fred Kohler

41. Her Market Value (1925)

Drama

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Director: Paul Powell | Stars: Agnes Ayres, George Irving, Anders Randolf, Hedda Hopper

42. Ten Minute Alibi (1935)

75 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Aileen Marson, Theo Shall, Morton Selten

43. Varsity (1928)

67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Mary Brian, Chester Conklin, Phillips Holmes

44. No Ransom (1934)

73 min | Comedy

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Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Leila Hyams, Phillips Holmes, Jack La Rue, Robert McWade

45. The Divine Spark (1935)

82 min | Musical

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Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Mártha Eggerth, Phillips Holmes, Benita Hume, Donald Calthrop

46. 70,000 Witnesses (1932)

69 min | Mystery

5.9
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College football player (Phillips Holmes)is asked to dope a star teammate by his crooked gambler brother(Lew Cody).He refuses, but they player is doped anyway,and collapses and dies. A ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Dorothy Jordan, Charles Ruggles, Johnny Mack Brown

Votes: 23

47. Uneasy Money (1918)

50 min | Comedy

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Lord Dawlish is made the heir of an eccentric English millionaire, who cuts off a nephew and niece, living in America. Dawlish is engaged to Claire Edmont, an actress. Dawlish offers half ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence C. Windom | Stars: Taylor Holmes, Virginia Valli, Arthur W. Bates, Charles Gardner

48. Million Dollar Ransom (1934)

70 min | Drama

6.4
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To stop his mother from marrying a man he doesn't like, a young millionaire hires an ex-con help him fake his own kidnaping.

Director: Murray Roth | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Edward Arnold, Mary Carlisle, Wini Shaw

Votes: 10

49. The Voice of Hollywood No. 12 (1930)

10 min | Short

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Stars: Lloyd Hamilton, Richard Arlen, Harry Bannister, Constance Bennett