Highest Rated Feature Film Director Titles With William Dieterle
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1. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Passed | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
Votes: 9,017 | Gross: $3.27M
2. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a pact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract.
8. The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A poor boy named Tom Canty and the Prince of Wales exchange identities but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.
9. The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
10. Juarez (1939)
Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History
Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.
11. I'll Be Seeing You (1944)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance.
12. Love Letters (1945)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen...
13. Fashions of 1934 (1934)
78 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Sherwood Nash is a swindler who bootlegs Paris fashions for sale at cut-rate prices. His assistant Lynn poses as An American interested in a dress and Snap conceals a camera in his cane. ... See full summary »
14. Fog Over Frisco (1934)
TV-G | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The lifestyles of Arlene and Valkyr Bradford, half-sisters from a respected San Francisco family, diverge markedly as Arlene takes up with criminals.
15. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ... See full summary »
16. A Dispatch from Reuters (1940)
Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama
Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service.
18. Duel in the Sun (1946)
Passed | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.
Directors: King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore
Votes: 7,245 | Gross: $20.41M
19. September Affair (1950)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
An industrialist (Joseph Cotten) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ... See full summary »
21. Paid in Full (1950)
Passed | 98 min | Drama
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all ... See full summary »
22. Boots Malone (1952)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Boots Malone is jockey's agent and a bit of a wheeler-dealer who went from living at the Ritz to living in a room at the stables when his star jockey was killed in an accident. After nearly... See full summary »
24. Rope of Sand (1949)
Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Film-Noir
A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead.
26. The Turning Point (1952)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, mentoring special prosecutor John Conroy in routing out corrupt officials in the city, which may even include Conroy's own police detective father as a suspect.
27. Sex in Chains (1928)
107 min | Drama
A young man is convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to a term in prison. There he forms a close relationship with his cellmate and upon his release his wife is concerned as to how prison has changed the man she married.
28. Female (1933)
Unrated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer.
29. The Great O'Malley (1937)
Approved | 71 min | Drama
A by-the-book patrolman who cares more about the letter of the law than justice feels guilty when his inflexibility sends a family man to prison.
31. Vulcano (1950)
Approved | 106 min | Drama
While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three American distributors in three years; first Motion Picture Sales Corporation that ... See full summary »
34. Lawyer Man (1932)
Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance
Idealistic attorney Anton Adam makes headlines when he successfully prosecutes a prominent New York racketeer named Gilmurry. Adam's sudden renown attracts the attention of high-profile ... See full summary »
36. This Love of Ours (1945)
Approved | 90 min | Drama, Romance
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's ... See full summary »
39. Madame Du Barry (1934)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Madame DuBarry is a 1934 American historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dolores del Rio, Reginald Owen, Victor Jory and Osgood Perkins. The film portrays the life of ... See full summary »
40. Syncopation (1942)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, History, Music
Covering a quarter-century of American 'syncopated" music (Ragtime, Jazz, Swing, Blues, Boogie Woogie)from prior to WWI through prohibition, the stock-market crash, the depression and the ... See full summary »
41. The Searching Wind (1946)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, War
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to ... See full summary »
42. 6 Hours to Live (1932)
72 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A murder victim is brought back to life by a scientific experiment. However, the effects only last for six hours, and he must find his killer in that time.
45. The Secret Bride (1934)
Approved | 64 min | Drama
Before Ruth Vincent, daughter of a state governor, and state attorney general Robert Sheldon can announce their marriage, the governor is accused of bribe-taking. To avoid the appearance of... See full summary »
46. Kismet (1944)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy
In ancient Bagdad, Hafiz is a beggar - self coined the King of Beggars - and a master of the slight of hand. He often likes to wander the streets late at night pretending to be a Prince, ... See full summary »
47. Satan Met a Lady (1936)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
In this spoof of the story The Maltese Falcon (1941) is based on, a double-crossing woman, the two-timing P.I. she hired, the corpulent "empress of crime", and a gentleman thief are all after a legendary priceless eighth-century ram's horn.
48. Another Dawn (1937)
Approved | 73 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but ... See full summary »
49. The Devil's in Love (1933)
Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Unjustly convicted of murdering the major who transferred him to another outpost, a doctor makes good his escape then sets out to prove his innocence using another identity.
50. Dr. Monica (1934)
Passed | 61 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Monica Brayden, a successful physician, is the central character in this story. Unbeknownst to her, her successful journalist husband has had an affair with one of her acquaintances, ... See full summary »