MOVIES 1927-1939by ronwood1987 | created - 22 Apr 2017 | updated - 22 Apr 2017 | Public
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1. 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: 146,764 | Gross: $1.24M
2. 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.
5. 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.
6. The Patent Leather Kid (1927)
150 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A boxer has difficulty balancing his sport with a budding romance; both are further jeopardized when the United States enters the first World War.
7. 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: 10,305 | Gross: $6.59M
9. West Point (II) (1927)
Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Wealthy Brice Wayne enters West Point and, though he does well on the football field, angers fellow cadets with his arrogance. Disciplined by the coach he yells "To hell with the Corps!" ... See full summary »
10. 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."
13. Quality Street (1927)
80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A fresh young beauty becomes an old maid waiting for her suitor to return from the Napoleonic wars. When he returns, clearly disappointed, she disguises herself as her own niece in order to test his loyalty.
14. 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: 2,248 | Gross: $0.75M
15. 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: 3,494 | Gross: $1.55M
16. 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.
17. Annie Laurie (1927)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The story of the famous battle between the Scots clans of Macdonald and Campbell, and the young woman who comes between them, Annie Laurie.
Votes: 346 | Gross: $0.43M
18. Tillie the Toiler (1927)
70 min | Comedy, Drama
Tillie the Toiler is a 1927 silent film comedy produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and released through Metro Goldwyn Mayer studios. It is based on Russ Westover's popular comic strip ... See full summary »
19. 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
20. 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 »
21. The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance
In the Crimea, the Reds and the Whites aren't done fighting, and Jeanne discovers that the man she loves is a Bolshevik (when he kills her father). Penniless, she returns to Paris where she... See full summary »
22. 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: 1,757 | Gross: $1.77M
25. 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 »
26. The Beloved Rogue (1927)
Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, History
François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.
28. 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: 341 | Gross: $1.05M
29. The Gaucho (1927)
Approved | 115 min | Adventure, Romance
A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich ... See full summary »
31. Fanny Hawthorne (1927)
120 min | Drama, Romance
A celebration of working class leisure activities at Hindle, Lancashire, during "Wakes Week", an annual week still observed in parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire when all factories and ... See full summary »
32. 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.
34. 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 »
35. Running Wild (I) (1927)
68 min | Comedy
Cowardly Elmer Finch is browbeaten by his wife, daughter, fat son and the family dog. After hypnosis he is domineering. He enters a contract with a fifteen-thousand dollar payoff, so his ... See full summary »
36. Almost Human (I) (1927)
Passed | 60 min | Drama, Romance
John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn ... See full summary »
38. 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.
39. 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?
42. 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: 801 | Gross: $0.51M
43. When a Man Loves (1927)
Passed | 111 min | History, Romance
A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.
Votes: 273 | Gross: $0.89M
44. Hotel Imperial (1927)
85 min | Drama, War