Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1936

1. Modern Times (1936) Modern Times (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. Dir: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman Comedy | Drama United States-PASSED 87 mins.
2. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. Dir: Frank Capra With: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft Comedy | Drama 115 mins.
3. Reefer Madness (1936) Reefer Madness (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Cautionary tale features a fictionalized and highly exaggerated take on the use of marijuana. A trio of drug dealers lead innocent teenagers to become addicted to "reefer" cigarettes by holding wild parties with jazz music. Dir: Louis J. Gasnier With: Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig, Lillian Miles Drama 66 mins.
4. Flash Gordon (1936) Flash Gordon (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless. Dir: Frederick Stephani With: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 245 mins.
5. My Man Godfrey (1936) My Man Godfrey (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. Dir: Gregory La Cava With: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady Romance | Comedy 94 mins.
6. Things to Come (1936) Things to Come (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel. Dir: William Cameron Menzies With: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson Sci-Fi 100 mins.
7. Winds of the Wasteland (1936) Winds of the Wasteland (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The arrival of the telegraph put Pony Express riders like John Blair and his pal Smoky out of work. A race will decide whether they or stageline owner Drake get the government mail contract. Dir: Mack V. Wright With: John Wayne, Phyllis Fraser, Lew Kelly Comedy | Western 54 mins.
8. Camille (1936) Camille (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail. Dir: George Cukor With: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore Drama | Romance 109 mins.
9. Sabotage (1936) Sabotage (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester Thriller 76 mins.
10. The Petrified Forest (1936) The Petrified Forest (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. Dir: Archie Mayo With: Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 82 mins.