Feature Film, Released between 1933-01-01 and 1933-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

Passed | 77 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh

Votes: 4,636

2. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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90 Metascore

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 77,934 | Gross: $10.00M

3. The Invisible Man (1933)

TV-PG | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.7
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87 Metascore

A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers

Votes: 29,855

4. Hard to Handle (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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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: 681

5. Our Betters (1933)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Although the British upper class may be thought our betters in society, but they are certainly not our betters, and perhaps our equals, in morality.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Constance Bennett, Violet Kemble Cooper, Phoebe Foster, Grant Mitchell

Votes: 669

6. Bed of Roses (1933)

Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A former prostitute, determined to reform upon leaving prison, falls in love with a cotton barge owner and must choose between him and her banker lover.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Constance Bennett, Joel McCrea, John Halliday, Pert Kelton

Votes: 723

7. Duck Soup (1933)

Not Rated | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.8
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93 Metascore

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 55,011

8. No Marriage Ties (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.1
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Alcoholic reporter Bruce Foster is on the road to ruin when he partners with advertising man "Perk" Perkins to form a successful advertising agency. Foster makes the business a success, but his personal life suffers.

Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Richard Dix, Elizabeth Allan, Doris Kenyon, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 101

9. Son of Kong (1933)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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50 Metascore

The men who captured the giant ape King Kong return to Skull Island and find his likewise gigantic but far more friendly son.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Frank Reicher, John Marston

Votes: 3,881 | Gross: $1.34M

10. Ecstasy (1933)

TV-MA | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman. She leaves him and one day, she meets a young man and they fall in love. Fate brings the husband together with the young lover that has taken Eva from him.

Director: Gustav Machatý | Stars: Hedy Lamarr, Aribert Mog, Zvonimir Rogoz, Leopold Kramer

Votes: 2,106

11. 42nd Street (1933)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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83 Metascore

When the leading lady of a Broadway musical breaks her ankle, she is replaced by a young unknown actress, who becomes the star of the show.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler

Votes: 10,573 | Gross: $2.30M

12. Little Women (1933)

Passed | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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92 Metascore

A chronicle of the lives of a group of sisters growing up in nineteenth-century America.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Paul Lukas, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 6,284 | Gross: $4.58M

13. Bombshell (1933)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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81 Metascore

A glamorous film star rebels against the studio, her pushy press agent and a family of hangers-on.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone

Votes: 2,292

14. Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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54 Metascore

In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters.

Directors: Norman Z. McLeod, Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising | Stars: Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin, Gary Cooper

Votes: 1,892

15. The Ghoul (1933)

Not Rated | 77 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.9
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An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb.

Director: T. Hayes Hunter | Stars: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Dorothy Hyson

Votes: 2,317

16. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)

Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.7
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A wealthy composer rescues unemployed Broadway performers with a new play.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon, Ruby Keeler

Votes: 7,181 | Gross: $4.80M

17. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)

Not Rated | 122 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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A criminal mastermind uses hypnosis to rule the rackets after death.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Otto Wernicke, Thomy Bourdelle, Gustav Diessl

Votes: 11,282

18. Dinner at Eight (1933)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow

Votes: 7,499

19. Flying Down to Rio (1933)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.6
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72 Metascore

A bandleader woos a Latin flame who is already engaged to his employer.

Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien, Ginger Rogers

Votes: 3,302

20. Sons of the Desert (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

7.6
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When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Mae Busch

Votes: 7,725

21. Dancing Lady (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, May Robson

Votes: 1,983

22. Cavalcade (1933)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.8
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A portrayal of the triumphs and tragedies of two English families, the upper-crust Marryots and the working-class Bridgeses, from 1899 to 1933.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 4,489 | Gross: $7.63M

23. Queen Christina (1933)

Approved | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith, Lewis Stone

Votes: 7,066 | Gross: $0.77M

24. The Story of Temple Drake (1933)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

7.1
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A wealthy but neurotic Southern belle finds herself trapped in the hideout of a gang of vicious bootleggers. The gang's leader lusts after her, and is determined not to let anything stand in the way of his having her.

Director: Stephen Roberts | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, William Gargan, Jack La Rue, Florence Eldridge

Votes: 1,211

25. The Vampire Bat (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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When corpses drained of blood begin to show up in a European village, vampirism is suspected to be responsible.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Maude Eburne

Votes: 2,161

26. Footlight Parade (1933)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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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: 4,755

27. Baby Face (1933)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank - by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier

Votes: 6,097

28. The Solitaire Man (1933)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Romance

6.4
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Oliver Lane is "The Solitaire Man," a renowned jewel thief who is ready to retire and marry Helen, his partner in crime and his one true love. Their plans are shattered when another member ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Mary Boland, Lionel Atwill, May Robson

Votes: 262

29. She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.3
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In the Gay Nineties, a seductive nightclub singer contends with several suitors, including a jealous escaped convict and a handsome temperance league member.

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Owen Moore, Gilbert Roland

Votes: 5,287 | Gross: $2.00M

30. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 3,624

31. Design for Living (1933)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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A woman cannot decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic friendly relationship.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 5,624

32. Blind Adventure (1933)

Approved | 65 min | Mystery

6.1
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An American in London stumbles on a criminal ring.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Roland Young, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 174

33. Morning Glory (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans who mentor her to ultimate success.

Director: Lowell Sherman | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Adolphe Menjou, Mary Duncan

Votes: 2,605

34. Hold Your Man (1933)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A woman is sent to a reformatory when her con artist lover flees after killing a man during a botched blackmail scheme.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Burgess

Votes: 1,345

35. I'm No Angel (1933)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Circus performer Tira seeks a better life pursuing the company of wealthy New York men with improbable comic complications along the way.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Mae West, Cary Grant, Gregory Ratoff, Edward Arnold

Votes: 2,845 | Gross: $2.85M

36. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Mystery

6.9
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Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 3,006

37. Lady for a Day (1933)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A gangster tries to make Apple Annie, the Times Square apple seller, a lady for a day.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Warren William, May Robson, Guy Kibbee, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 3,738

38. Elysia (Valley of the Nude) (1933)

46 min | Drama

5.7
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A reporter is assigned to write an article on a nudist camp.

Director: Carl Harbaugh | Stars: Constance Allen, Betty De Salle, Bryan Foy, Hobart Glassey

Votes: 100

39. Roman Scandals (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.6
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A kind-hearted young man is thrown out of his corrupt home town of West Rome, Oklahoma. He falls asleep and dreams that he is back in the days of olden Rome, where he gets mixed up with court intrigue and a murder plot against the Emperor.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Eddie Cantor, The Goldwyn Girls, Ruth Etting, Gloria Stuart

Votes: 560

40. The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)

TV-PG | 73 min | Action, Drama, War

7.0
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The pilots of a Royal Air Force squadron in World War I face not only physical but mental dangers in their struggle to survive while fighting the enemy.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard

Votes: 1,040

41. The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Goldstone | Stars: Zita Johann, John Miljan, Alan Dinehart, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 501

42. Supernatural (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A serial black widow murderess returns to life in the body of a young woman to exact revenge on a former lover, a phony spiritualist who betrayed her.

Director: Victor Halperin | Stars: Carole Lombard, Randolph Scott, Alan Dinehart, Vivienne Osborne

Votes: 556

43. International House (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy

7.0
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Assorted wacky characters converge on a Chinese hotel to bid on a new invention, television.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: W.C. Fields, Peggy Hopkins Joyce, Rudy Vallee, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 1,167

44. Night of Terror (1933)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Wallace Ford, Sally Blane, Bryant Washburn

Votes: 465

45. 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: 1,535

46. After Tonight (1933)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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While romancing a beautiful Russian countess, a captain in the Austrian intelligence service is assigned to capture "K-14", a clever spy who has so far managed to remain undetected. What ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Constance Bennett, Gilbert Roland, Edward Ellis, Sam Godfrey

Votes: 259

47. The Mayor of Hell (1933)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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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: 1,372

48. Employees' Entrance (1933)

Passed | 75 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A working girl is menaced by her tyrannical employer.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Warren William, Loretta Young, Wallace Ford, Alice White

Votes: 1,075

49. The Devil's Brother (1933)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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Two wannabe bandits join the service of a dashing nobleman, who secretly masquerades as Fra Diavolo, a notorious outlaw.

Directors: Hal Roach, Charley Rogers | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dennis King, Thelma Todd

Votes: 1,723

50. Female (1933)

Unrated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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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.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, William Dieterle, William A. Wellman | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson, Johnny Mack Brown

Votes: 1,540


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