Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1934

1. It Happened One Night (1934) It Happened One Night (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story. Dir: Frank Capra With: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly Comedy | Romance 105 mins.
2. Gentlemen Are Born (1934) Gentlemen Are Born (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A well-cloistered and protected-against-reality group of college students get their diplomas in the heart of the Great Depression... Dir: Alfred E. Green With: Franchot Tone, Jean Muir, Margaret Lindsay Drama | Music | Romance United States-PASSED 75 mins.
3. The Thin Man (1934) The Thin Man (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora 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 91 mins.
4. Imitation of Life (1934) Imitation of Life (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way. Dir: John M. Stahl With: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson Drama | Romance 111 mins.
5. The Girl from Missouri (1934) The Girl from Missouri (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue. Dir: Jack Conway With: Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, Lionel Barrymore Comedy | Drama | Romance 75 mins.
6. Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934) Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Unscrupulous agent Rush makes singing waiter Clayton a big radio star while Peggy, who has lost her own radio show, helps Clayton. Dir: Ray Enright With: Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers Comedy | Musical 89 mins.
7. Of Human Bondage (1934) Of Human Bondage (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both. Dir: John Cromwell With: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Frances Dee Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 83 mins.
8. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre Crime | Mystery | Thriller 75 mins.
9. The Gay Divorcee (1934) The Gay Divorcee (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An American woman travels to England to seek a divorce from her absentee husband, where she meets - and falls for - a dashing performer. Dir: Mark Sandrich With: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Alice Brady Comedy | Musical | Romance 107 mins.
10. Tarzan and His Mate (1934) Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and come seeking Jane as well. Dir: Cedric Gibbons With: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Neil Hamilton Action | Adventure United States-PASSED 104 mins.