Feature Film, Released between 1929-01-01 and 1929-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Thirteenth Chair (1929)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Mystery

5.9
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Although his murdered friend was by all accounts a scoundrel a true "bounder" Edward Wales is determined to trap his killer by staging a seance using a famous medium. Many of the 13 seance ... See full summary »

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Leila Hyams, Margaret Wycherly, Helene Millard

Votes: 553

2. Pandora's Box (1929)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.9
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz

Votes: 9,627 | Gross: $0.01M

3. The Squall (1929)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Music, Romance

4.9
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The activities of Nubi (Myrna Loy), a minx-like, Hungarian gypsy girl who, while on the run from her abusive husband, takes shelter in a farmhouse, where she seduces and holds in thrall all the male members of the family.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Alice Joyce, Richard Tucker, Myrna Loy, Loretta Young

Votes: 347

4. Blackmail (1929)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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After killing a man in self-defense, a young woman is blackmailed by a witness to the killing.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton

Votes: 9,486

5. Our Modern Maidens (1929)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Comedy

6.0
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A flapper charms a diplomat to procure her fiancé a career opportunity, while the fiancé starts a relationship with her best friend.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Joan Crawford, Rod La Rocque, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Anita Page

Votes: 650

6. The Cocoanuts (1929)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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69 Metascore

During the Florida land boom, The Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.

Directors: Robert Florey, Joseph Santley | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 6,937

7. Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama

7.9
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After falling pregnant to a pharmacist and refusing to marry, a young woman is thrown from her home and sent to a strict girls' reform school.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Louise Brooks, Josef Rovenský, Fritz Rasp, André Roanne

Votes: 4,042

8. The Broadway Melody (1929)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.7
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A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Bessie Love, Anita Page, Charles King, The Angeles Twins

Votes: 6,377 | Gross: $6.12M

9. Woman in the Moon (1929)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A tenacious scientist blasts off for the moon in hopes of riches that may be found there.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Willy Fritsch, Gerda Maurus, Klaus Pohl, Fritz Rasp

Votes: 2,931

10. Piccadilly (1929)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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89 Metascore

A young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act which soon leads to a plot of betrayal, forbidden love and murder.

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Gilda Gray, Anna May Wong, Jameson Thomas, Cyril Ritchard

Votes: 1,362

11. Glorifying the American Girl (1929)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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The rise of a showgirl, Gloria Hughes, culminating in a Ziegfeld extravaganza "Glorifying the American Girl".

Director: Millard Webb | Stars: Mary Eaton, Eddie Cantor, Helen Morgan, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 627

12. The Canary Murder Case (1929)

82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A beautiful showgirl, nicknamed 'the Canary', is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and soon ends up dead. But who killed 'the Canary'. All the suspects who knew her had ... See full summary »

Directors: Malcolm St. Clair, Frank Tuttle | Stars: William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Louise Brooks

Votes: 548

13. The Love Parade (1929)

Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane, Lillian Roth

Votes: 1,942

14. The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)

Passed | 130 min | Comedy, Music

5.9
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An all-star revue featuring MGM contract players.

Directors: Charles Reisner, Christy Cabanne, Norman Houston | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert, Norma Shearer

Votes: 1,831

15. The Manxman (1929)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A fisherman and a rising young lawyer, who grew up as brothers, fall in love with the same girl.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anny Ondra, Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Randle Ayrton

Votes: 2,576

16. Bulldog Drummond (1929)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A bored WWI veteran helps out a young woman, whose uncle is being held hostage by embezzlers.

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Ronald Colman, Claud Allister, Lawrence Grant, Montagu Love

Votes: 853

17. Show of Shows (1929)

Passed | 128 min | Musical

5.8
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It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice and offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era. For the first time, they can be ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Frank Fay, William Courtenay, H.B. Warner, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 367

18. Spite Marriage (1929)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy

7.0
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An unimpressive but well intending man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn't realize is that he is being used to make the actress' old flame jealous.

Directors: Edward Sedgwick, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Sebastian, Edward Earle, Leila Hyams

Votes: 1,842

19. White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929)

75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A man climbs a 12,000-foot mountain to search for his wife, who was lost on their honeymoon. Another couple makes the dangerous climb with him.

Directors: Arnold Fanck, Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Gustav Diessl, Leni Riefenstahl, Ernst Petersen, Ernst Udet

Votes: 890

20. The Wild Party (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day, Shirley O'Hara

Votes: 413

21. The Virginian (1929)

Passed | 91 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when he discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, Mary Brian, Richard Arlen

Votes: 668

22. The Single Standard (1929)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The wealthy Arden Stuart is bored in a party; after refusing the wedding proposal of Tommy Hewlett, she drives her car with her driver to a lonely place. She has one night stand with him ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.66M

23. Alibi (1929)

TV-PG | 91 min | Crime

5.8
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Chick Williams, a prohibition gangster, rejoins his mob soon after being released from prison. When a policeman is murdered during a robbery, he falls under suspicion. The gangster took ... See full summary »

Director: Roland West | Stars: Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch, Eleanor Griffith

Votes: 671

24. Hallelujah (1929)

Passed | 109 min | Drama, Musical

6.8
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A sharecropper decides to become a preacher after falling for a vamp from the city.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine, Harry Gray

Votes: 1,542

25. Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A young man of society wants to make an expedition to Africa, but his fiancée asks him for help about one of her fathers guests shortly before his planed departure. Her suspects about that ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Thelma Todd, Creighton Hale, Sheldon Lewis, William V. Mong

Votes: 316

26. The Four Feathers (1929)

81 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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When British officer Harry resigns from his regiment, he is labeled a coward by his family and friends. Harry receives four white feathers as a mark of a coward. In order to redeem himself ... See full summary »

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Richard Arlen, Fay Wray, Clive Brook, William Powell

Votes: 265

27. The Black Watch (1929)

Passed | 93 min | Adventure, Drama

5.7
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Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on a secret mission to rescue British ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence, David Rollins

Votes: 260

28. Coquette (1929)

Unrated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A flirtatious Southern belle is compromised with one of her suitors.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore, John St. Polis

Votes: 1,991

29. The Trespasser (1929)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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The trial and tribulations of a strong-willed woman who elopes and gives birth out of wedlock without telling her ex-husband.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Robert Ames, Purnell Pratt, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 1,240

30. The Kiss (1929)

Passed | 62 min | Romance, Drama

6.9
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An unhappily married woman is caught up in scandal and murder when her affection toward a young man is misinterpreted.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 945 | Gross: $0.52M

31. The Clue of the New Pin (1929)

81 min | Crime, Mystery

4.9
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A rich recluse is killed by his nephew, who tries to burn a reporter.

Director: Arthur Maude | Stars: Benita Hume, Kim Peacock, Donald Calthrop, John Gielgud

Votes: 7

32. The Taming of the Shrew (1929)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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In sixteenth century Padua, Hortensio loves Bianca, the youngest daughter of Baptista. But Baptista will not allow the two to get married until his eldest daughter, the extremely headstrong... See full summary »

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell, Joseph Cawthorn

Votes: 516 | Gross: $1.10M

33. Disraeli (1929)

Passed | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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Prime Minister of Great Britain Benjamin Disraeli outwits the subterfuge of the Russians and chicanery at home in order to secure the purchase of the Suez Canal.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Arliss, Doris Lloyd, David Torrence, Joan Bennett

Votes: 1,040

34. The Wolf of Wall Street (1929)

Passed | 90 min | Drama

6.5
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A ruthless stockbroker sells short in the copper business and ruins the life of his friends by ruining their finances.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: George Bancroft, Olga Baclanova, Nancy Carroll, Paul Lukas

Votes: 32

35. The Mysterious Island (1929)

Passed | 95 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his ... See full summary »

Directors: Lucien Hubbard, Benjamin Christensen, Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsdon, Lloyd Hughes, Montagu Love

Votes: 569 | Gross: $0.06M

36. Applause (1929)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Musical

7.0
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A burlesque star seeks to keep her convent-raised daughter away from her low-down life and abusive lover/stage manager.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Jack Cameron

Votes: 1,278

37. The Informer (1929)

83 min | Drama

7.0
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In Ireland, an IRA man betrays a killer to the police, thinking he is his mistress's lover.

Director: Arthur Robison | Stars: Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson, Warwick Ward, Carl Harbord

Votes: 179

38. The Iron Mask (1929)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin, Cardinal Richelieu sees the second son as a potential for ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Belle Bennett, Marguerite De La Motte, Dorothy Revier, Vera Lewis

Votes: 1,144 | Gross: $3.27M

39. Old and New (1929)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama

7.3
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100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev, Vasili Buzenkov

Votes: 1,312

40. Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Nancy Welford, Conway Tearle, Winnie Lightner, Ann Pennington

Votes: 144 | Gross: $5.54M

41. The Wolf Song (1929)

80 min | Romance, Western, Drama

6.9
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In 1840, Sam Lash heads west for adventure. He meets up with some Mountain Men, and they head for the Rockies to trap beavers and cats. In Taos he meets Lola, a beautiful Mexican girl from ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Gary Cooper, Lupe Velez, Louis Wolheim, Constantine Romanoff

Votes: 50

42. The Great Gabbo (1929)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.1
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An insanely, egocentric ventriloquist, even though he is possessed by his wooden dummy, is in love with a dancer who is in love with another. The dummy gives advice to the ventriloquist.

Directors: James Cruze, Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Donald Douglas, Betty Compson, Marjorie Kane

Votes: 702

43. The Locked Door (1929)

74 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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On her first anniversary Ann Reagan finds that her sister-in-law is involved with a shady character from her own past, and determines to intervene.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Barbara Stanwyck, William 'Stage' Boyd, Betty Bronson

Votes: 433

44. The Last Performance (1929)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.7
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A middle-aged magician is in love with his beautiful young assistant. She, on the other hand, is in love with the magician's young protege, who turns out to be a bum and a thief.

Director: Pál Fejös | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin, Leslie Fenton, Fred MacKaye

Votes: 321

45. Condemned! (1929)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.4
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Suave thief Colman is sent to Devil's Island, where he becomes romantically involved with the wife of sadistic warden Digges.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Ronald Colman, Ann Harding, Dudley Digges, Louis Wolheim

Votes: 339

46. The Pagan (1929)

Passed | 83 min | Drama

6.9
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A carefree South Seas native falls for the half-caste ward of a religious white man who desires her for himself.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Renée Adorée, Donald Crisp, Dorothy Janis

Votes: 318

47. The Love Trap (1929)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy

6.5
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A chorus girl loses her job and thus the room she owes back rent on, and ends up being rescued from the street by a dashing rich man. But his family isn't over-accepting of chorus girls joining their family.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Laura La Plante, Neil Hamilton, Robert Ellis, Jocelyn Lee

Votes: 171

48. The Dance of Life (1929)

115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.5
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A vaudeville comic and a pretty young dancer aren't having much luck in their separate careers, so they decide to combine their acts and in order to save money on the road, they get married.

Directors: John Cromwell, A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Hal Skelly, Nancy Carroll, Dorothy Revier, Ralph Theodore

Votes: 264

49. Madame X (1929)

Passed | 95 min | Drama

6.0
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A young lawyer unknowingly defends his mother who abandoned him when he was three.

Director: Lionel Barrymore | Stars: Lewis Stone, Ruth Chatterton, Raymond Hackett, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 435

50. Wild Orchids (1929)

TV-G | 100 min | Romance, Drama

6.6
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A prince in Java tries to seduce his visitor's wife, but he's discovered.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Nils Asther, Dick Sutherland

Votes: 581 | Gross: $0.62M


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