Highest Rated Feature Film Director Titles With John Cromwell
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1. Scandal Sheet (1931)
77 min | Crime, Drama
Scandal Sheet is a 1931 American crime film directed by John Cromwell and written by Oliver H.P. Garrett, Vincent Lawrence and Max Marcin. The film stars George Bancroft, Kay Francis, Clive... See full summary »
2. Caged (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards.
3. The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
An Englishman on a Ruritarian holiday must impersonate the king when the rightful monarch, a distant cousin, is drugged and kidnapped.
4. Since You Went Away (1944)
Approved | 177 min | Drama, Romance, War
With her husband away to fight in World War II, a housewife struggles to care for their two daughters - and a pair of lodgers who have moved in - alone.
5. The Enchanted Cottage (1945)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ... See full summary »
6. The Dance of Life (1929)
115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A vaudeville comic and a pretty young dancer aren't having much luck in their separate careers, so they decide to combine their acts. In order to save money on the road, they get married. ... See full summary »
8. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.
10. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)
Passed | 102 min | Drama, Family
An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
11. Dead Reckoning (1947)
Passed | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow.
14. Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Cheated out of his estate by his sadistic uncle, young Benjamin Blake goes to the South Seas to make his fortune so he can return to claim his birthright.
16. To Mary - with Love (1936)
Approved | 87 min | Drama
Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at ... See full summary »
17. The Silver Cord (1933)
74 min | Drama, Romance
A domineering matriarch is less than happy when her son brings home his new bride. She immediately sets to work at sabotaging their marriage as well as the engagement of her younger and ... See full summary »
21. The Texan (1930)
Passed | 79 min | Western
An outlaw, the Llano Kid is the scourge of south Texas and a Bible quoting lawman named Thacker. The kid joins a con man in a plot to deceive a wealthy old woman that he's her long-lost son... See full summary »
25. The Racket (1951)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In New York, two honest cops try to hinder a crime syndicate from moving into the precinct and also to prevent the mob's plan of electing a corrupt prosecutor to a judgeship.
28. Sweepings (1933)
Passed | 80 min | Drama
Daniel Pardway, starting with almost nothing after the great Chicago fire, builds the biggest department store in town. He wants to pass on the business to his three sons and daughter, but ... See full summary »
29. Rich Man's Folly (1931)
80 min | Drama
The dream of Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company, is to have a son to continue his business. Tragically, Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth to their son.
30. Made for Each Other (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.
31. Night Song (1947)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Music
When a beautiful socialite falls in love with an embittered composer who is blind, she feigns blindness herself in order to get closer to him.
32. For the Defense (1930)
65 min | Drama
William Powell plays William Foster, a slick attorney who stays within the law, but specializes in representing crooks and shady characters. He's adept at keeping them out of jail, winning ... See full summary »
34. Tom Sawyer (1930)
86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
With the help of a sailing the Mississippi River, a young boy name Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn, It was a classic Mark Twain's stories in 1876.
Votes: 140 | Gross: $11.00M
37. Guest in the House (1944)
Approved | 121 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A young manipulative woman moves in with her fiancé's family and turns a happy household against itself.
39. This Man Is Mine (1934)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance
Irene Dunne is married to Ralph Bellamy. Their union is comfortable but all that changes when Bellamy's old flame Constance Cummings comes back to town. Will the the thrill of loves past disrupt their happy home?
40. The Fountain (1934)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Set during the first World War in neutral, but pro-German, Holland, Lewis Allison, an interned British officer, is paroled to the castle of Baron Von Leyden and finds living there, but now ... See full summary »
41. The Scavengers (1959)
Not Rated | 79 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
This low-budget Asian-set adventure concerns The reformed smuggler Stuart Allison finds his missing wife Marion in Hong Kong. Marion has fallen in with a bad crowd and is involved with ... See full summary »
42. The World and the Flesh (1932)
74 min | Drama
During the 1917 Russian revolution, a group of artistocrats find themselves in the custody of a brutal Communist revolutionary. He lusts after one of them, a ballerina, and gives her an ... See full summary »
43. I Dream Too Much (1935)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Musical
Jonathan Street is a struggling composer when he meets and marries Annette. The problem is that Jonathan was drunk and does not want to be married. Annette does go with him to Paris and ... See full summary »
44. The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance
Adventurer Marco Polo travels to China, where he finds the Emperor Kublai Khan, court intrigue, danger, and unexpected love.
45. Spitfire (1934)
Passed | 87 min | Drama
Mountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable ... See full summary »
47. A Matter of Morals (1961)
90 min | Drama
Alan Kennebeck, a Milwaukee bank official, arrives in Stockholm to verify a loan to a factory official. At the same time, Mr Kennebeck, who is married, drifts into a tender affair with the official's sister-in-law Anita.