MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 20,425 this week

Charming Sinners (1929)

 -  Drama  -  17 August 1929 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 29 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


Related News

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Charming Sinners (1929)

Charming Sinners (1929) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Charming Sinners.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Richard Arlen, Fay Wray, Clive Brook
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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, and 9 more credits »
Stars: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey
Female (1933)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Dieterle, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson
Midnight Mary (1933)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack of employment ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Ricardo Cortez
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Tetzlaff
Stars: William Powell, Julie Adams, Charles Drake
Ladies' Man (1931)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A society gigolo goes after a rich mother and her daughter, but tries to find true happiness with his girlfriend, who is neither rich nor in "society."

Director: Lothar Mendes
Stars: William Powell, Kay Francis, Carole Lombard
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A big-city is over-run with crime as two gangs fight over turf after one gang invades the territory of the other. Mike Doolan, an amateur private detective, and "Scoops" McGee, a ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer
Stars: Wallace Beery, Raymond Hatton, Mary Brian
Certificate: Passed Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A ruthless, crooked stockbroker is murdered at his luxurious country estate, and detective Philo Vance just happens to be there; he decides to find out who killed him.

Director: Frank Tuttle
Stars: William Powell, William 'Stage' Boyd, Eugene Pallette
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A woman (Harding) tricks a playboy (Powell) into marrying her and then tries to make him legitimately fall in love with her.

Director: John Cromwell
Stars: Ann Harding, William Powell, Lucile Browne
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A charming bailiff's assistant poses as a young woman's butler until she can pay her debts.

Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Robert Montgomery, Charlotte Greenwood, Irene Purcell
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Kathryn Miles
...
Robert Miles
...
Anne-Marie Whitley
...
Karl Kraley
Laura Hope Crews ...
Mrs. Carr
Florence Eldridge ...
Helen Carr
Montagu Love ...
George Whitley
Juliette Crosby ...
Margaret
Lorraine MacLean ...
Alice
Claud Allister ...
Gregson
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on play | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 August 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amar não é Pecado  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(MovieTone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A nitrate print of this film survives in the UCLA Film and Television Archives. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: William Powell (1961) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the Worst "A" Features Ever Made!
10 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Despite their occasional creakiness, I'm a great fan of the early talkies. This one, however, is not only creaky but downright inept in every department, save one -- acting. In the acting division, thanks to the sterling efforts of Mary Nolan, Montagu Love and William Powell (in a very small, if important role), it's only 90% rotten. Clive Brook gives such a bad performance, one contemporary reviewer assumed he was playing the butler and wrote a tongue-in-cheek critique accordingly. Sad to say that while Brook plumbs the depths of ineptitude, Miss Chatterton and Miss Crews do not exactly shine either, although it's tempting to blame their staginess on the extremely static yet over-emphatic direction they obviously received from Robert Milton. As a result, the Somerset Maugham comedy-of-manners comes across with all the wit of a turkey's egg. Sparse production values and hole-in-the-wall photography don't help either.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Charming Sinners (1929) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?