Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1928

1. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
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A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. Dir: Carl Theodor Dreyer With: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley Biography | Drama | History 110 mins.
2. The Man Who Laughs (1928) The Man Who Laughs (1928)
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When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured. Dir: Paul Leni With: Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar Drama | Horror | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 110 mins.
3. The Circus (1928) The Circus (1928)
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The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus. Dir: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia Comedy | Romance 71 mins.
4. Sadie Thompson (1928) Sadie Thompson (1928)
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A prostitute seeking a fresh start becomes the obsession of a religious extremist. Dir: Raoul Walsh With: Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Friderici, Charles Lane Drama 97 mins.
5. Easy Virtue (1928) Easy Virtue (1928)
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A divorcée hides her scandalous past from her new husband and his family. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams Romance | Thriller 80 mins.
6. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
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The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew. Dir: Charles Reisner With: Buster Keaton, Tom McGuire, Ernest Torrence Action | Comedy | Drama | Family | Romance 70 mins.
7. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928) October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)
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In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of... Dir: Grigori Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein With: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov Drama | History 142 mins.
8. The Wind (1928) The Wind (1928)
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A frail young woman from the east moves in with her cousin in the west, where she causes tension within the family and is slowly driven mad. Dir: Victor Sjöström With: Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love Drama | Romance | Western United States-PASSED 95 mins.
9. The Crowd (1928) The Crowd (1928)
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The life of a man and woman together in a large, impersonal metropolis through their hopes, struggles and downfalls. Dir: King Vidor With: Eleanor Boardman, James Murray, Bert Roach Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 98 mins.
10. The Trail of '98 (1928) The Trail of '98 (1928)
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Fortune hunters from all over the country rush to the Klondike in 1897 to seek their fortunes in the gold are tested by hardships of the journey. Dir: Clarence Brown With: Dolores del Rio, Ralph Forbes, Karl Dane Action | Adventure | Drama | Western | Romance United States-PASSED 87 mins.