Most Voted Titles Released 1927-01-01 to 1927-12-31


1. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Votes: 116,599 | Gross: $0.03M

2. Sunrise (1927)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Votes: 31,056

3. Wings (1927)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.

Directors: William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston

Votes: 8,226

4. The Lodger (1927)

Unrated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: June Tripp, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney

Votes: 7,088

5. The Jazz Singer (1927)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.8
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer

Votes: 7,078 | Gross: $3.00M

6. The Unknown (1927)

Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.9
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A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford, Nick De Ruiz

Votes: 5,498

7. Napoleon (1927)

240 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A film about the French Field Marshal's youth and early military career.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Alexandre Koubitzky

Votes: 5,482

8. College (1927)

Not Rated | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.2
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To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete.

Directors: James W. Horne, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 3,302

9. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927)

65 min | Documentary

7.7
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This movie shows us one day in Berlin, the rhythm of that time, starting at the earliest morning and ends in the deepest night.

Director: Walter Ruttmann | Star: Paul von Hindenburg

Votes: 2,903

10. The Kid Brother (1927)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town.

Directors: Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe, Harold Lloyd, Lewis Milestone | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis

Votes: 2,812

11. The Ring (I) (1927)

89 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.3
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Two boxers compete for the love of a woman.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, Forrester Harvey

Votes: 2,330

12. It (1927)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Directors: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 2,275

13. 7th Heaven (1927)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Albert Gran, David Butler

Votes: 2,148

14. The Cat and the Canary (1927)

Unrated | 108 min | Horror, Mystery

7.2
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Relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will.

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall

Votes: 2,044

15. Underworld (1927)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.

Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson | Stars: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent, Fred Kohler

Votes: 1,717

16. West Point (II) (1927)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Wealthy Brice Wayne enters West Point and, though he does well on the football field, angers fellow cadets with his arrogance. Disciplined by the coach he yells "To hell with the Corps!" ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: William Haines, Joan Crawford, William Bakewell, Neil Neely

Votes: 1,515

17. The King of Kings (1927)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 1,424

18. When Boys Leave Home (1927)

74 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Public schoolboy Roddy Berwick is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend's charge and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel, Robin Irvine

Votes: 1,279

19. The Red Mill (1927)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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A silent version of the Victor Herbert-Henry Blossom operetta

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Marion Davies, Owen Moore, Louise Fazenda, George Siegmann

Votes: 1,096

20. Konets Sankt-Peterburga (1927)

85 min | Drama

7.6
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov, V. Obolensky

Votes: 1,039

21. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale."

Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, John M. Stahl | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 1,027

22. London After Midnight (1927)

Unrated | 69 min | Horror

7.0
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The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams

Votes: 995

23. Emak-Bakia (1927)

18 min | Short

7.1
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A long series of unrelated images, revolving, often distorted: lights, flowers, nails. A lightboard appears from time to time carrying the news of the day. Then, an eye. A woman in a car ... See full summary »

Director: Man Ray | Stars: Kiki of Montparnasse, Jacques Rigaut

Votes: 906

24. Spring Fever (1927)

78 min

7.8
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To impress a wealthy young woman, a clerk pretends he is a pro-golfer.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: William Haines, Joan Crawford, George K. Arthur, George Fawcett

Votes: 718

25. The Love of Sunya (1927)

78 min | Drama

8.2
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A young woman at life's crossroads is granted mystic visions of how her decisions will affect her future life.

Director: Albert Parker | Stars: Gloria Swanson, John Boles, Pauline Garon, Ian Keith

Votes: 687

26. Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (1927)

Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Documentary

7.2
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Elephants disrupt the lives of a family deep in the jungles of Northern Siam, and an entire village.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Kru, Chantui, Nah, Ladah

Votes: 683

27. Tretya meshchanskaya (1927)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A married couple have a small apartment in Moscow. When an old friend of the husband's arrives in the city, he is unable to find lodgings. Kolia, the husband, invites his friend to move in with them.

Director: Abram Room | Stars: Nikolai Batalov, Lyudmila Semyonova, Leonid Yurenev, Vladimir Fogel

Votes: 670

28. The Battle of the Century (1927)

19 min | Short, Comedy

7.4
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Fight manager (Hardy) takes out an insurance policy on his puny pugilist (Laurel) and then proceeds to try to arrange for an accident so that he can collect. When a pie delivery man (Hall) ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Adams, Wilson Benge

Votes: 656

29. My Best Girl (1927)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and takes a job in the stockroom of one of his father's stores, to prove that he can be a ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 652

30. Love (1927)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A married woman compromises her social standing and family life when she falls for a young officer.

Directors: Edmund Goulding, John Gilbert | Stars: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, George Fawcett, Emily Fitzroy

Votes: 646

31. Duck Soup (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.7
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Pursued by forest rangers who want to press them into fire-fighting duty, Stanley and Oliver hide in the home of a big-game hunter who has just left town. When they find out that the ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Madeline Hurlock, William Austin

Votes: 610

32. Quality Street (1927)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A fresh young beauty becomes an old maid waiting for her suitor to return from the Napoleonic wars. When he returns, clearly disappointed, she disguises herself as her own niece in order to test his loyalty.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel, Helen Jerome Eddy, Flora Finch

Votes: 588

33. Putting Pants on Philip (1927)

19 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Pompous J. Piedmont Mumblethunder, greets his nephew from Scotland, who arrives in kilts. He is immediately taken to a tailor for a pair of proper pants.

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chester A. Bachman, Don Bailey

Votes: 574

34. La glace à trois faces (1927)

45 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Psychological narrative avantgarde film about a wealthy young businessman who consecutively falls in love with a classy English woman (Pearl), a Russian sculptress (Athalia), and a naive ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Epstein | Stars: Jeanne Helbling, Suzy Pierson, Olga Day, Raymond Guérin-Catelain

Votes: 563

35. The Fair Co-Ed (1927)

71 min | Comedy

8.3
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Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Marion Davies, Johnny Mack Brown, Jane Winton, Thelma Hill

Votes: 560

36. Do Detectives Think? (1927)

19 min | Short, Comedy

6.9
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An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Viola Richard

Votes: 555

37. Two Arabian Knights (1927)

TV-G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Adventure

6.9
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Two American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith

Votes: 546

38. The Beloved Rogue (1927)

99 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.7
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François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Lawson Butt

Votes: 540

39. Twelve Miles Out (1927)

85 min | Drama

7.7
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Jerry always wins in his rivalry with Red over women, gunrunning, and diamond smuggling. While running booze into the U.S. during Prohibition, Jerry seizes Jane's seaside home. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: John Gilbert, Ernest Torrence, Joan Crawford, Eileen Percy

Votes: 508

40. Sur un air de Charleston (1927)

17 min | Short, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Shot in three days, this surreal, erotic silent short shows a native white girl teaching a futuristic African airman the Charleston dance.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Catherine Hessling, Johnny Hudgins, Pierre Braunberger, André Cerf

Votes: 496

41. The Second 100 Years (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Two convicts (Laurel & Hardy), in an escape attempt, tunnel into the warden's office, instead. They then disguise themselves as painters and walk out the front gate. Needing new clothes, ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Tiny Sandford

Votes: 472

42. The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In the Crimea, the Reds and the Whites aren't done fighting, and Jeanne discovers that the man she loves is a Bolshevik (when he kills her father). Penniless, she returns to Paris where she... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Édith Jéhanne, Uno Henning, Fritz Rasp, Brigitte Helm

Votes: 433

43. Slide, Kelly, Slide (1927)

80 min | Comedy, Sport

8.2
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Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: William Haines, Sally O'Neil, Harry Carey, Frank Coghlan Jr.

Votes: 433

44. Mr. Wu (1927)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Renée Adorée, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 428

45. With Love and Hisses (1927)

21 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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Dimwitted Cuthbert Hope is enlisted in the army, and gets himself and his sergeant in constant trouble

Director: Fred Guiol | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Anita Garvin

Votes: 406

46. Devushka s korobkoy (1927)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Natasha and her grandfather live in a cottage near Moscow, making hats for Madame Irène. Madame and her husband have told the housing committee that Natasha rents a room from them; this ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Barnet | Stars: Anna Sten, Vladimir Mikhaylov, Vladimir Fogel, Ivan Koval-Samborsky

Votes: 392

47. Sugar Daddies (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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Rich oil tycoon (Finlayson) awakens one morning, after a night of carousing, to be told that he was married the night before. His lawyer (Laurel) is called in to straighten things out when ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred Guiol, Leo McCarey | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Noah Young

Votes: 378

48. Call of the Cuckoo (1927)

17 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Mishaps befall a new home owner located next door to an insane asylum.

Director: Clyde Bruckman | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Max Davidson, Spec O'Donnell

Votes: 376

49. Love 'Em and Weep (1927)

20 min | Comedy, Short

6.6
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Old flame (Busch) shows up to blackmail married businessman (Finlayson). He enlists a friend (Laurel) to keep her away from his home and wife. Confusion prevails when she crashes a house ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred Guiol, F. Richard Jones | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch, James Finlayson

Votes: 373

50. The Patent Leather Kid (1927)

150 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

8.1
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A boxer has difficulty balancing his sport with a budding romance; both are further jeopardized when the United States enters the first World War.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Molly O'Day, Lawford Davidson, Matthew Betz

Votes: 371