The Top 100 Movies of the 1930s

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The Top 100 Movies of the 1930s
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Movie Title Release
Year
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16 City Lights 1931 Charles Chaplin G -
28 M 1931 Fritz Lang NR -
80 It Happened One Night 1934 Frank Capra NR -
87 Modern Times 1936 Charles Chaplin G -
91 Grand Illusion 1937 Jean Renoir NR -
107 The Rules of the Game 1939 Jean Renoir NR -
128 The Thin Man 1934 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
152 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming NR -
155 Bringing Up Baby 1938 Howard Hawks NR -
163 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra NR -
165 Duck Soup 1933 Leo McCarey NR -
206 The Lady Vanishes 1938 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
207 Bride of Frankenstein 1935 James Whale NR -
223 My Man Godfrey 1936 Gregory La Cava NR -
234 Stagecoach 1939 John Ford NR -
271 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood NR -
283 The 39 Steps 1935 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
299 Frankenstein 1931 James Whale NR -
340 The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 Michael Curtiz, William Keighley NR -
343 Trouble in Paradise 1932 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
357 Top Hat 1935 Mark Sandrich NR -
408 The Awful Truth 1937 Leo McCarey NR -
434 The Invisible Man 1933 James Whale NR -
450 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Lewis Milestone NR -
457 Freaks 1932 Tod Browning NR -
468 Animal Crackers 1930 Victor Heerman NR -
486 Holiday 1938 George Cukor NR -
513 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
539 L'atalante 1934 Jean Vigo NR -
582 Dracula 1931 Tod Browning NR -
606 You Can't Take It With You 1938 Frank Capra NR -
623 Mr. Deeds Goes To Town 1936 Frank Capra NR -
630 Angels with Dirty Faces 1938 Michael Curtiz NR -
632 Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming G -
641 Make Way for Tomorrow 1937 Leo McCarey G -
676 Only Angels Have Wings 1939 Howard Hawks NR -
679 Horse Feathers 1932 Norman Z. McLeod NR -
721 Vampyr 1932 Carl Theodor Dreyer NR -
761 The Public Enemy 1931 William A. Wellman NR -
776 King Kong 1933 Merian C. Cooper NR -
814 Captain Blood 1935 Michael Curtiz NR -
845 Swing Time 1936 George Stevens NR -
876 Scarface 1932 Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson PG -
914 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse 1933 Fritz Lang NR -
924 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 David Hand NR -
934 Monkey Business 1931 Norman Z. McLeod NR -
977 Young Mr. Lincoln 1939 John Ford NR -
978 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang 1932 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
986 Island of Lost Souls 1932 Erle C. Kenton NR -
1025 A Day at the Races 1937 Sam Wood NR -
1028 Destry Rides Again 1939 George Marshall NR -
1029 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Frank Lloyd NR -
1060 The Blue Angel 1930 Josef von Sternberg NR -
1111 After the Thin Man 1936 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
1174 The Maltese Falcon 1931 Roy Del Ruth NR -
1201 Fury 1936 Fritz Lang NR -
1298 The Roaring Twenties 1939 Raoul Walsh NR -
1349 42nd Street 1933 Lloyd Bacon NR -
1382 Grand Hotel 1932 Edmund Goulding NR -
1412 The Old Dark House 1932 James Whale NR -
1416 The Man Who Knew Too Much 1934 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
1460 Libeled Lady 1936 Jack Conway NR -
1466 Gold Diggers of 1933 1933 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
1469 The Women 1939 George Cukor NR -
1503 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1931 Rouben Mamoulian NR -
1580 Stage Door 1937 Gregory La Cava NR -
1585 Dodsworth 1936 William Wyler NR -
1592 Drácula 1931 George Melford NR -
1598 The Mummy 1932 Karl Freund NR -
1602 Lost Horizon 1937 Frank Capra NR -
1622 Design For Living 1933 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
1628 Little Caesar 1931 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
1639 The Petrified Forest 1936 Archie Mayo NR -
1693 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler NR -
1703 Pygmalion 1938 Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard NR -
1738 The Most Dangerous Game 1932 Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack NR -
1746 Son of Frankenstein 1939 Rowland V. Lee NR -
1782 The Black Cat 1934 Edgar G. Ulmer NR -
1784 Captains Courageous 1937 Victor Fleming G -
1795 I Was Born, But... 1932 Yasujirô Ozu NR -
1829 Port of Shadows 1938 Marcel Carné NR -
1832 The Scarlet Empress 1934 Josef von Sternberg NR -
1857 Gunga Din 1939 George Stevens NR -
1867 Shall We Dance 1937 Mark Sandrich NR -
1869 Alexander Nevsky 1938 Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitri Vasilyev NR -
1906 L'Age d'Or 1930 Luis Buñuel NR -
1916 Pépé le Moko 1937 Julien Duvivier NR -
1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939 William Dieterle NR -
1962 Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1939 Sam Wood NR -
1972 Dark Victory 1939 Edmund Goulding NR -
2000 Topper 1937 Norman Z. McLeod NR -
2003 A Day in the Country 1936 Jean Renoir NR -
2021 The Human Beast 1938 Jean Renoir NR -
2041 The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939 Sidney Lanfield NR -
2069 Jezebel 1938 William Wyler NR -
2099 Shanghai Express 1932 Josef von Sternberg NR -
2111 Sabotage 1936 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
2135 The Blood of a Poet 1932 Jean Cocteau NR -
2145 Another Thin Man 1939 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
2166 Baby Face 1933 Alfred E. Green NR -

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