Feature Film, Released between 1930-01-01 and 1930-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Passed | 152 min | Drama, War

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
91 Metascore

A German youth eagerly enters World War I, but his enthusiasm wanes as he gets a firsthand view of the horror.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Votes: 56,679 | Gross: $3.27M

2. City Girl (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A Chicago waitress falls in love with a Minnesota farmer, and decides to face a life in the country.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Murgatroyd

Votes: 2,859

3. The Blue Angel (1930)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Music

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
88 Metascore

An elderly professor's ordered life spins dangerously out of control when he falls for a nightclub singer.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, Kurt Gerron, Rosa Valetti

Votes: 13,433 | Gross: $0.08M

4. Animal Crackers (1930)

G | 97 min | Comedy, Musical

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
77 Metascore

Mayhem and zaniness ensue when a valuable painting goes missing during a party in honor of famed African explorer Captain Spaulding.

Director: Victor Heerman | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, The Marx Brothers

Votes: 13,408

5. Westfront 1918 (1930)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of German solders fight on the front line in France at the end of World War I.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Fritz Kampers, Gustav Diessl, Hans-Joachim Möbis, Claus Clausen

Votes: 1,649

6. The Blood of a Poet (1930)

Not Rated | 55 min | Fantasy

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young artist draws a face at a canvas on his easel. Suddenly the mouth on the drawing comes into life and starts talking. The artist tries to wipe it away with his hand, but when he looks... See full summary »

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Enrique Rivero, Elizabeth Lee Miller, Pauline Carton, Odette Talazac

Votes: 5,873

7. Hell's Angels (1930)

Passed | 127 min | Drama, War

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms.

Directors: Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale | Stars: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow

Votes: 4,781

8. People on Sunday (1930)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two men and two women enjoy a pleasant Sunday at the beach amid the unending toil of the working week.

Directors: Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Rochus Gliese, Curt Siodmak, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Erwin Splettstößer, Brigitte Borchert, Wolfgang von Waltershausen, Christl Ehlers

Votes: 2,703

9. L'Age d'Or (1930)

Not Rated | 63 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A surrealist tale of a man and a woman who are passionately in love with each other, but their attempts to consummate that passion are constantly thwarted by their families, the Church, and bourgeois society.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Gaston Modot, Lya Lys, Caridad de Laberdesque, Max Ernst

Votes: 12,668 | Gross: $0.03M

10. Earth (1930)

Unrated | 75 min | Drama

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming.

Director: Aleksandr Dovzhenko | Stars: Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva, Yelena Maksimova

Votes: 5,000

11. The Dawn Patrol (1930)

Passed | 108 min | Action, Drama, War

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

World War I ace Dick Courtney derides the leadership of his superior officer, but Courtney is soon promoted to squadron commander and learns harsh lessons about sending subordinates to their deaths.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Neil Hamilton, Frank McHugh

Votes: 1,612

12. The Big Trail (1930)

Passed | 125 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Breck Coleman leads hundreds of settlers in covered wagons from the Mississippi River to their destiny out West.

Directors: Raoul Walsh, Louis R. Loeffler | Stars: John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill, El Brendel, Tully Marshall

Votes: 3,332

13. Au bonheur des dames (1930)

85 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Denise, an orphaned girl, moves to Paris where she hopes to find work at her uncle's store. But the glamorous department store 'Aux Bonheur des Dames' across the street crunches all the little businesses around. She finds a position there.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Dita Parlo, Ginette Maddie, Andrée Brabant, Mireille Barsac

Votes: 386

14. Under the Roofs of Paris (1930)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Albert is smitten for Pola but ends up wrongly committed in jail, in the meantime her affections are sought after by his friend, and on his release both love and friendship must be tested.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Albert Préjean, Pola Illéry, Edmond T. Gréville, Bill Bocket

Votes: 1,987

15. Morocco (1930)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou, Ullrich Haupt

Votes: 5,494

16. The Big House (1930)

Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A convict falls in love with his new cellmate's sister, only to become embroiled in a planned break-out which is certain to have lethal consequences.

Directors: George W. Hill, Ward Wing | Stars: Chester Morris, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone, Robert Montgomery

Votes: 1,862

17. The Criminal Code (1930)

Passed | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Walter Huston, Phillips Holmes, Constance Cummings, Boris Karloff

Votes: 902

18. That Night's Wife (1930)

65 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A desperate man with a sick daughter decides to commit a robbery in order to help her. He begins to feel remorse though, which makes him question his decision.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Mitsuko Ichimura, Tokihiko Okada, Chishû Ryû, Tatsuo Saitô

Votes: 671

19. Miss Europe (1930)

93 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Lucienne, typist and gorgeous bathing beauty, decides to enter the 'Miss Europe' pageant sponsored by the French newspaper she works for. She finds her jealous lover Andre violently ... See full summary »

Director: Augusto Genina | Stars: Louise Brooks, Georges Charlia, Augusto Bandini, André Nicolle

Votes: 517

20. Anna Christie (II) (1930)

TV-PG | 85 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young woman reunites with her estranged father and falls in love with a sailor, but struggles to tell them about her dark past.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Greta Garbo, Theo Shall, Hans Junkermann, Salka Viertel

Votes: 778

21. The Unholy Three (1930)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent, Harry Earles

Votes: 1,071

22. Monte Carlo (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A countess flees to Monte Carlo on the day of her wedding, where she is courted by a count posing as a hairdresser.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Jack Buchanan, Claud Allister, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 1,114

23. Min and Bill (1930)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Min, the owner of a dockside hotel, is forced to make difficult decisions about the future of Nancy, the young woman she took in as an infant.

Director: George W. Hill | Stars: Marie Dressler, Wallace Beery, Dorothy Jordan, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 1,557

24. Outward Bound (1930)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Later remade as "Between Two Worlds."

Directors: Robert Milton, Ray Enright | Stars: Leslie Howard, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Beryl Mercer, Dudley Digges

Votes: 457

25. Liliom (1930)

94 min | Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Liliom, a merry-go-round barker at a Budapest amusement park, becomes enamored of Julie, a servant girl, and though under the influence of Madame Muskat, a sideshow entrepreneur, he marries... See full summary »

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Charles Farrell, Rose Hobart, Estelle Taylor, H.B. Warner

Votes: 401

26. Ladies of Leisure (1930)

Passed | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An upper-crust artist hires a 'party girl' as a model; romance follows.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ralph Graves, Lowell Sherman, Marie Prevost

Votes: 1,043

27. King of Jazz (1930)

Not Rated | 99 min | Animation, Comedy, Music

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

American Pre-Code color film starring Paul Whiteman and his Jazz orchestra.

Directors: John Murray Anderson, Walter Lantz | Stars: Paul Whiteman, John Boles, Laura La Plante, Jeanette Loff

Votes: 1,053

28. Feet First (1930)

Passed | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An ambitious shoe salesman unknowingly meets his boss' daughter and tells her he is a leather tycoon, then has to try to hide his true circumstances.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Harold Lloyd | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Barbara Kent, Robert McWade, Lillian Leighton

Votes: 957 | Gross: $1.59M

29. The Divorcee (1930)

Passed | 84 min | Romance, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When a woman discovers that her husband has been unfaithful to her, she decides to respond to his infidelities in kind.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Chester Morris, Conrad Nagel

Votes: 2,730

30. Three from the Filling Station (1930)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Willy, Kurt and Hans are broke, so they sell their car and open a filling station. Then they all fall in love with the same girl.

Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Willy Fritsch, Lilian Harvey, Heinz Rühmann, Oskar Karlweis

Votes: 738

31. Anna Christie (I) (1930)

Passed | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young woman reunites with her estranged father and falls in love with a sailor, but struggles to tell them about her dark past.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, Marie Dressler

Votes: 2,777 | Gross: $1.01M

32. The Widow from Chicago (1930)

Not Rated | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Vice lord Dominic has brought Swifty Dorgan east to do a job for him. When Swifty appears to have died falling from a train, detective Henderson impersonates him hoping to get into the mob.... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Alice White, Edward G. Robinson, Neil Hamilton, Frank McHugh

Votes: 351

33. Madam Satan (1930)

Passed | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Angela and Bob Brooks are an upper class couple. Unfortunately, Bob is an unfaithful husband. But Angela has a plan to win back her husband's affections. An elaborate masquerade ball is to ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Kay Johnson, Reginald Denny, Lillian Roth, Roland Young

Votes: 850 | Gross: $0.50M

34. For the Defense (1930)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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 »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: William Powell, Kay Francis, Scott Kolk, William B. Davidson

Votes: 331

35. The Doorway to Hell (1930)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Despite his efforts to go straight, a young gangster keeps falling back into crime.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Dorothy Mathews, Leon Janney

Votes: 949

36. The Devil to Pay! (1930)

TV-G | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Spendthrift Willie Leyland again returns to the family home in London penniless. His father is none too pleased but Willie smooth-talks him into letting him stay. At the same time he turns ... See full summary »

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Frederick Kerr, David Torrence

Votes: 538

37. I Flunked, But... (1930)

65 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A story of a college student (Tatsuo Saitô) and his schoolmates trying to pass the exams by cheating.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Tatsuo Saitô, Kaoru Futaba, Kinuyo Tanaka, Tomio Aoki

Votes: 388

38. Raffles (1930)

72 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A distinguished English gentleman has a secret life--he is the notorious jewel thief the press has dubbed "The Amateur Cracksman". When he meets a woman and falls in love he decides to "... See full summary »

Directors: George Fitzmaurice, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, David Torrence, Frederick Kerr

Votes: 770 | Gross: $1.00M

39. Murder! (1930)

TV-PG | 92 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Phyllis Konstam, Edward Chapman

Votes: 5,698

40. Let Us Be Gay (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Dowdy housewife Kitty dotes on her self-centered husband but divorces him when his mistress shows up at their home one day to break up their marriage. Bob had become bored with her ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Norma Shearer, Rod La Rocque, Marie Dressler, Gilbert Emery

Votes: 418

41. Holiday (1930)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man who is torn between his free-thinking lifestyle and the tradition of his wealthy fiancée's family.

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Ann Harding, Mary Astor, Robert Ames, Hallam Cooley

Votes: 356

42. Walk Cheerfully (1930)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A small-time hood wants to go straight for a good girl but finds that starting over isn't as simple as it sounds.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Minoru Takada, Hiroko Kawasaki, Satoko Date, Takeshi Sakamoto

Votes: 490

43. The Bat Whispers (1930)

Passed | 83 min | Crime, Thriller, Horror

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A master criminal terrorizes the occupants of an isolated country mansion.

Director: Roland West | Stars: Chance Ward, Richard Tucker, Wilson Benge, DeWitt Jennings

Votes: 839

44. Whoopee! (1930)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Western sheriff Bob Wells is preparing to marry Sally Morgan; she loves part-Indian Wanenis, whose race is an obstacle. Sally flees the wedding with hypochondriac Henry Williams, who thinks... See full summary »

Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Shutta, Paul Gregory, Eleanor Hunt

Votes: 940

45. Sinners' Holiday (1930)

Passed | 60 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Ma Delano (La Verne) runs a boardwalk penny arcade, living upstairs with her sons (Cagney and Gallagher) and daughter (Knapp). Story involves rum running, accidental murder and a frame-up.

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Grant Withers, Evalyn Knapp, James Cagney, Joan Blondell

Votes: 533

46. Sin Takes a Holiday (1930)

Passed | 81 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A plain secretary works for a womanizing divorce lawyer who only dates married women. To avoid having to deal with the matrimonial pursuits of any of his potential romances, he offers her financial support if she marries him in name only.

Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Constance Bennett, Kenneth MacKenna, Basil Rathbone, Rita La Roy

Votes: 486

47. Paid (1930)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Mary Turner goes up for three years on a crime she didn't commit. Once out she and former prison mates plan a scam in which old men can be sued for breach of promise - the "heart balm" ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Joan Crawford, Robert Armstrong, Marie Prevost, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 608

48. The Office Wife (1930)

Passed | 59 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Larry Fellowes of Fellowes Publishing wants Kate to write her next book about the 'Office Wife'. The personal secretary/stenographer spends more time with the busy executive and makes more ... See full summary »

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, Michael Curtiz | Stars: Dorothy Mackaill, Lewis Stone, Natalie Moorhead, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 391

49. Borderline (1930)

Not Rated | 63 min | Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A negro woman having an adulterous affair with a white man causes his wife to go mad and re-enforces the towns-folk's prejudice against Negroes.

Director: Kenneth MacPherson | Stars: Paul Robeson, Eslanda Robeson, Hilda Doolittle, Gavin Arthur

Votes: 414

50. Our Blushing Brides (1930)

Passed | 102 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Three department store girls--Connie, Franky, and Jerry--share an apartment on West 91st Street in New York City. Each earns little more than 20 dollars per week. Jerry is the sensible one,... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Anita Page, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 593


1-50 of 83 titles. | Next »

Recently Viewed