Trip Down Century Lane (1927-2027)by Cine_Independiente_MX | created - 5 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Revisit the past century through Cinema,
Films from 1927 to be seen (or revisited) during 2027,
No particular order.
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4. The Chess Player (1927)
135 min | Drama, Fantasy
In 1776, an inventor conceals a Polish nobleman in his chess-playing automaton, a machine whose fame leads it to the court of the Russian empress.
8. Women of Ryazan (1927)
67 min | Drama
Orphan Anna lives with her aunt Aliona in the Russian district of Ryazan. One day, they meet Wassily and his son Ivan. In order to marry off his son, Wassily organizes a meeting with all ... See full summary »
9. 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: 1,736 | Gross: $1.77M
11. The Scar of Shame (1927)
TV-PG | 68 min | Drama
An educated, upscale young black musician marries a woman from a lower socioeconomic class to get her out of the clutches of her stepfather, who beats and abuses her. However, once he "... See full summary »
12. 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: 2,189 | Gross: $0.75M
13. The Cat and the Canary (1927)
Passed | 108 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will.
15. Pan si dong (1927)
59 min | Fantasy
One of the earliest cinematic adaptation of Chinese classic novel Journey to the West. When seeking for food alone, Tang Xuanzang was kept prisoner by seven spider monsters who took the ... See full summary »
17. 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: 3,372 | Gross: $0.71M
21. Emak-Bakia (1927)
18 min | Short
A long series of unrelated images, revolving, often distorted: lights, flowers, nails. A lightboard appears from time to time carrying the news of the day. Then, an eye. A woman in a car ... See full summary »
26. 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: 142,812 | Gross: $1.24M
27. Bed and Sofa (1927)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
A married couple have a small apartment in Moscow. When an old friend of the husband's arrives in the city, he is unable to find lodgings. Kolia, the husband, invites his friend to move in with them.
28. The End of St. Petersburg (1927)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »
29. The Unknown (1927)
Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.
Votes: 6,431 | Gross: $0.41M
31. 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: 8,182 | Gross: $7.63M
34. 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."
35. 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.
36. Long Pants (1927)
60 min | Comedy
Harry Shelby receives his first pair of long pants. He immediately falls in love with a cocaine-smuggling flapper named Bebe. When Bebe is imprisoned, Harry decides to rescue her. To do so,... See full summary »
37. Two Arabian Knights (1927)
TV-G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Adventure
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: 789 | Gross: $0.51M
38. 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: 744 | Gross: $2.24M
39. 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: 10,103 | Gross: $6.59M
40. The Three-Sided Mirror (1927)
45 min | Drama, Romance
Psychological narrative avantgarde film about a wealthy young businessman who consecutively falls in love with a classy English woman (Pearl), a Russian sculptress (Athalia), and a naive ... See full summary »
41. A Wild Roomer (1927)
20 min | Short, Comedy
Charles Bowers is once again an eccentric inventor. This time, he has only a matter of hours to debut his extraordinary new invention in order to collect a huge bequest from his deceased ... See full summary »
44. Sensation Seekers (1927)
70 min | Drama, Romance
Sensation Seekers is a 1927 silent film romantic drama directed by Lois Weber, produced and distributed by Universal Pictures and starring Billie Dove. The film and a trailer survive.
46. Moscow That Weeps and Laughs (1927)
Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Natasha and her grandfather live in a cottage near Moscow, making hats for Madame Irène. Madame and her husband have told the housing committee that Natasha rents a room from them; this ... See full summary »
47. Get Your Man (1927)
63 min | Comedy, Romance
A young American girl in Paris falls in love with a handsome nobleman, but he is about to wed in an arranged marriage. She hatches a plan to overcome that obstacle and get her man.
48. The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History
In May 1913 the Romanov Dynasty celebrates its 300th anniversary at the Russian throne. The last emperor in the long line is czar Nicholas II. He rules over a country with huge social and ... See full summary »