Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1938

1. Bringing Up Baby (1938) Bringing Up Baby (1938)
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While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard "Baby." Dir: Howard Hawks With: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles Comedy | Romance 102 mins.
2. You Can't Take It with You (1938) You Can't Take It with You (1938)
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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family. Dir: Frank Capra With: Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Lionel Barrymore Comedy | Romance 126 mins.
3. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army. Dir: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley With: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone Action | Adventure | Romance 102 mins.
4. The Lady Vanishes (1938) The Lady Vanishes (1938)
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas Comedy | Mystery | Thriller 96 mins.
5. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
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A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids. Dir: Michael Curtiz With: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 97 mins.
6. Mr. Doodle Kicks Off (1938) Mr. Doodle Kicks Off (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Ellory Bugs has offered a huge donation to his old alma mater, Taylor Tech, which is to be paid only if his son... Dir: Leslie Goodwins With: Joe Penner, June Travis, Richard Lane Comedy | Sport 75 mins.
7. Jezebel (1938) Jezebel (1938)
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A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back. Dir: William Wyler With: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent Drama | Romance 104 mins.
8. Holiday (1938) Holiday (1938)
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A young man falls in love with a girl from a rich family. His unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiance's eccentric sister and long suffering brother. Dir: George Cukor With: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan Comedy | Romance 95 mins.
9. Pygmalion (1938) Pygmalion (1938)
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Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to speak proper English and thus be taken for a lady. Dir: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard With: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson Comedy | Drama | Romance 96 mins.
10. Painted Desert (1938) Painted Desert (1938)
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Faucett has obtained the deed to Banning's mine. Thinking the mine is worthless he sells it to Bob McVey. But when he learns the mine contains Tungsten, he sets out to get it back. Dir: David Howard With: George O'Brien, Laraine Day, Ray Whitley Romance | Western 58 mins.