Feature Film, Released at most 1934-12-31, with James Cagney (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Public Enemy (1931)

Passed | 83 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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An Irish-American street punk tries to make it big in the world of organized crime.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell

Votes: 21,137 | Gross: $1.01M

2. Footlight Parade (1933)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.5
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80 Metascore

Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell

Votes: 5,524

3. Blonde Crazy (1931)

TV-G | 79 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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The adventures of an egoistic con man and his glamorous accomplice.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern, Noel Francis

Votes: 2,000

4. The Doorway to Hell (1930)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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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: 1,132

5. The Crowd Roars (1932)

Passed | 85 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.2
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Race car driver becomes overprotective of his brother when he decides to become a racer as well.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, Eric Linden

Votes: 1,299 | Gross: $1.14M

6. Taxi (1931)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Independent cabbie Matt Nolan is primed to let his fists and handgun deliver payback after a big taxi firm uses intimidation and violence to squeeze out small-timers.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Loretta Young, George E. Stone, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 1,375

7. Smart Money (1931)

Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Evalyn Knapp, Ralf Harolde

Votes: 2,007

8. Lady Killer (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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A former gangster makes it big in Hollywood, but his old life catches up with him.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, Margaret Lindsay, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 1,735

9. Picture Snatcher (1933)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Ex-convict Danny Kean decides to become honest as a photographer for a paper. He falls in love with Patricia, the daughter of the policeman who arrested him. Mr Nolan, her father, doesn't ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Ralph Bellamy, Patricia Ellis, Alice White

Votes: 1,627

10. Jimmy the Gent (1934)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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An unpolished racketeer, whose racket is finding heirs for unclaimed fortunes, affects ethics and tea-drinking manners to win back the sweetheart who now works for his seemingly upright competitor.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 1,917

11. The Mayor of Hell (1933)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Five members of a teen-age gang, including leader Jimmy Smith, are sent to the state reformatory, presided over by the melodramatically callous Thompson. Soon, Patsy Gargan, a former ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Madge Evans, Arthur Byron, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 1,662

12. Other Men's Women (1931)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Events take an unhappy turn for two Bill and Jack, two locomotive engineers, after Bill is attracted to his best friend's wife.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Grant Withers, Mary Astor, Regis Toomey, James Cagney

Votes: 1,209

13. Here Comes the Navy (1934)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A cocky guy joins the Navy for the wrong reason but finds romance and twice is cited for heroism.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh

Votes: 999 | Gross: $2.58M

14. Sinners' Holiday (1930)

Passed | 60 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.3
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Ma Delano (Lucille LaVerne) runs a boardwalk penny arcade and lives upstairs with her sons Harry and Joe (James Cagney and Ray Gallagher) and daughter Jennie (Evalyn Knapp); their story ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 654

15. Hard to Handle (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Small time con artist Lefty Merrill has co-organized a crooked dance marathon and set-up his girlfriend to win the prize money. When his partner disappears with money before the contest is ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: James Cagney, Mary Brian, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 817

16. Winner Take All (1932)

Passed | 66 min | Drama

6.1
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Young boxer Jim Kane, resting at a New Mexico "health ranch," meets and falls for Peggy Harmon, former nightclub table singer...who needs $600 more for her sickly son to stay in the place. ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: James Cagney, Marian Nixon, Guy Kibbee, Dickie Moore

Votes: 521

17. The Millionaire (1931)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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A millionaire automaker retires upon the advice of his doctor, but becomes so bored he buys half interest in a gas station and works it on the sly.

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Florence Arliss, David Manners, Evalyn Knapp

Votes: 540

18. He Was Her Man (1934)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Dan Curly sends two hitmen to kill double-crossing Flicker Hayes, who retreats to a small village with ex-prostitute Rose to hide.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Victor Jory, Frank Craven

Votes: 644

19. The St. Louis Kid (1934)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Trucker Eddie Kennedy gets involved with the law when he has an car accident with Ann Reid and knocks the owner of a dairy out. He evades a penalty when he claims, that he had done it as an... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: James Cagney, Patricia Ellis, Allen Jenkins, Robert Barrat

Votes: 407


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