Films by year: 1927by misspaddylee | created - 14 Nov 2011 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
Ongoing lists of titles seen. Listed by year to tweak my aging memory.
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1. Sunrise (1927)
Passed | 94 min | Drama, Romance
An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.
2. Wings (1927)
PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance, War
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.
Votes: 10,263 | Gross: $6.59M
3. The Jazz Singer (1927)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Votes: 8,275 | Gross: $7.63M
4. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Votes: 146,294 | Gross: $1.24M
5. The Kid Brother (1927)
Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town.
Votes: 3,466 | Gross: $1.55M
6. My Best Girl (1927)
Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Romance
A department store's stock girl falls in love with a co-worker, the son of the store's manager; the feeling is mutual though he is engaged to a debutante and focusing on becoming successful without the influence of his father.
Votes: 745 | Gross: $2.24M
7. The Red Mill (1927)
Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Romance
A tavern worker and the daughter of a burgomaster enter into elaborate masquerades in order to win the hearts of the men they love.
8. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)
Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance
A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale."
9. The Battle of the Century (1927)
Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy
Fight manager (Hardy) takes out an insurance policy on his puny pugilist (Laurel) and then proceeds to try to arrange for an accident so that he can collect. When a pie delivery man (Hall) ... See full summary »
10. Putting Pants on Philip (1927)
Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short
Pompous J. Piedmont Mumblethunder, greets his nephew from Scotland, who arrives in kilts. He is immediately taken to a tailor for a pair of proper pants.
12. The King of Kings (1927)
Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History
Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection.
Votes: 1,754 | Gross: $1.77M
14. London After Midnight (1927)
Passed | 69 min | Horror
The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?
16. Two Arabian Knights (1927)
TV-G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Two American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam.
Votes: 798 | Gross: $0.51M
17. Underworld (1927)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.
Votes: 2,236 | Gross: $0.75M
19. Character Studies (1927)
TV-G | 6 min | Short, Comedy
Stage star Carter DeHaven seemingly transforms himself into a series of silent-era screen stars including Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Roscoe Arbuckle, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, and Jackie Coogan.
Toronto Silent Film Festival, 2016
22. When Boys Leave Home (1927)
Not Rated | 74 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Public schoolboy Roddy Berwick is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend's charge and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures.
25. Chicago (1927)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Based on a true crime story, the movie is about a wild jazz-loving and boozing wife Roxie Hart who kills her boyfriend in cold blood after he leaves her, and how she finagles her way out ... See full summary »
Votes: 337 | Gross: $1.05M