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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14 City Lights 1931 Charles Chaplin G -
30 M 1931 Fritz Lang NR -
77 It Happened One Night 1934 Frank Capra NR -
83 Modern Times 1936 Charles Chaplin G -
91 Grand Illusion 1937 Jean Renoir NR -
104 The Rules of the Game 1939 Jean Renoir NR -
130 The Thin Man 1934 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
135 The Wizard of Oz 1939 Victor Fleming NR -
146 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra NR -
147 Bringing Up Baby 1938 Howard Hawks NR -
155 Duck Soup 1933 Leo McCarey NR -
191 Bride of Frankenstein 1935 James Whale NR -
198 The Lady Vanishes 1938 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
220 My Man Godfrey 1936 Gregory La Cava NR -
239 Stagecoach 1939 John Ford NR -
242 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood NR -
266 The 39 Steps 1935 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
291 Frankenstein 1931 James Whale NR -
309 The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 Michael Curtiz, William Keighley NR -
361 Top Hat 1935 Mark Sandrich NR -
399 Trouble in Paradise 1932 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
423 Freaks 1932 Tod Browning NR -
425 The Invisible Man 1933 James Whale NR -
434 Animal Crackers 1930 Victor Heerman NR -
440 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Lewis Milestone NR -
454 The Awful Truth 1937 Leo McCarey NR -
464 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
465 L'atalante 1934 Jean Vigo NR -
548 Dracula 1931 Tod Browning NR -
577 Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming G -
580 Holiday 1938 George Cukor NR -
593 Mr. Deeds Goes To Town 1936 Frank Capra NR -
609 You Can't Take It With You 1938 Frank Capra NR -
624 Angels with Dirty Faces 1938 Michael Curtiz NR -
659 Horse Feathers 1932 Norman Z. McLeod NR -
674 Only Angels Have Wings 1939 Howard Hawks NR -
716 The Public Enemy 1931 William A. Wellman NR -
727 King Kong 1933 Merian C. Cooper NR -
732 Vampyr 1932 Carl Theodor Dreyer NR -
757 Swing Time 1936 George Stevens NR -
759 Make Way for Tomorrow 1937 Leo McCarey G -
843 Scarface 1932 Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson PG -
850 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 David Hand NR -
851 Captain Blood 1935 Michael Curtiz NR -
947 Monkey Business 1931 Norman Z. McLeod NR -
969 Island of Lost Souls 1932 Erle C. Kenton NR -
984 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse 1933 Fritz Lang NR -
1019 A Day at the Races 1937 Sam Wood NR -
1033 Young Mr. Lincoln 1939 John Ford NR -
1035 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Frank Lloyd NR -
1048 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang 1932 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
1090 The Blue Angel 1930 Josef von Sternberg NR -
1136 Destry Rides Again 1939 George Marshall NR -
1142 The Roaring Twenties 1939 Raoul Walsh NR -
1149 The Maltese Falcon 1931 Roy Del Ruth NR -
1262 After the Thin Man 1936 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
1286 The Old Dark House 1932 James Whale NR -
1288 Fury 1936 Fritz Lang NR -
1321 42nd Street 1933 Lloyd Bacon NR -
1401 The Man Who Knew Too Much 1934 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
1456 Gold Diggers of 1933 1933 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
1468 Grand Hotel 1932 Edmund Goulding NR -
1492 Little Caesar 1931 Mervyn LeRoy NR -
1509 The Mummy 1932 Karl Freund NR -
1531 Drácula 1931 George Melford NR -
1583 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler NR -
1585 Libeled Lady 1936 Jack Conway NR -
1595 The Women 1939 George Cukor NR -
1633 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1931 Rouben Mamoulian NR -
1657 The Most Dangerous Game 1932 Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack NR -
1690 Dodsworth 1936 William Wyler NR -
1694 Stage Door 1937 Gregory La Cava NR -
1722 Pygmalion 1938 Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard NR -
1730 Son of Frankenstein 1939 Rowland V. Lee NR -
1740 I Was Born, But... 1932 Yasujirô Ozu NR -
1741 Lost Horizon 1937 Frank Capra NR -
1814 Gunga Din 1939 George Stevens NR -
1823 Captains Courageous 1937 Victor Fleming G -
1857 Pépé le Moko 1937 Julien Duvivier NR -
1861 L'Age d'Or 1930 Luis Buñuel NR -
1903 The Black Cat 1934 Edgar G. Ulmer NR -
1914 The Petrified Forest 1936 Archie Mayo NR -
1917 Design For Living 1933 Ernst Lubitsch NR -
1934 Topper 1937 Norman Z. McLeod NR -
1953 Shall We Dance 1937 Mark Sandrich NR -
1964 Port of Shadows 1938 Marcel Carné NR -
1978 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939 William Dieterle NR -
1990 Sabotage 1936 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
2040 Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1939 Sam Wood NR -
2084 The Scarlet Empress 1934 Josef von Sternberg NR -
2090 Dark Victory 1939 Edmund Goulding NR -
2167 Alexander Nevsky 1938 Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitri Vasilyev NR -
2193 Another Thin Man 1939 W.S. Van Dyke NR -
2196 The Human Beast 1938 Jean Renoir NR -
2215 The Blood of a Poet 1932 Jean Cocteau NR -
2217 A Day in the Country 1936 Jean Renoir NR -
2244 The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939 Sidney Lanfield NR -
2267 Zero For Conduct 1933 Jean Vigo NR -
2336 Shanghai Express 1932 Josef von Sternberg NR -
2374 Jezebel 1938 William Wyler NR -

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