Search results for "1931"
Street Scene

Street Scene

Street Scene
IMDb: 7.6
78

The setting is a city block during a sweltering summer, where the residents serve as representatives of the not-very-idealized American melting pot. There is idle chitchat, gossip, jealousy, racism, adultery,…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Under Eighteen

Under Eighteen

Under Eighteen
IMDb: 6.7
80

Working girl Margie Evans has decided there are two kinds of opportunities for a slum kid during the Depression: Those you make and those you take. Determined to help her…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Girls About Town

Girls About Town

Girls About Town
IMDb: 6.9
80

A dynamic duo in silk and ermine entertain hick businessmen looking for a good time while in Manhattan.

Genre: Comedy
The Road to Singapore

The Road to Singapore

The Road to Singapore
IMDb: 6.5
68

A woman’s life falls to pieces when she’s caught cheating on her husband.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Smart Money

Smart Money

Smart Money
IMDb: 6.8
81

Two brothers’ trip to the big city to do a little gambling results in a fateful turn of events.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Arrowsmith

Arrowsmith

Arrowsmith
IMDb: 6.2
108

Based on Sinclair Lewis’s novel “Arrowsmith”. A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.

Genre: Drama
Party Husband

Party Husband

Party Husband
IMDb: 6.4
73

Party Husband finds ex-Ziegfield Girl Dorothy playing the better half of a thoroughly “modern marriage” whose openness threatens to bring about its premature end. Fellow Ziegfield alum Mary Doran plays…

Genre: Comedy
Palmy Days

Palmy Days

Palmy Days
IMDb: 7
77

Musical comedy antics in an art deco bakery (motto: “Glorifying the American Doughnut”) with Eddie Cantor as an assistant to a phoney psychic, who is mistaken for an efficiency expert…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
The Hot Heiress

The Hot Heiress

The Hot Heiress
IMDb: 5.8
79

Classes clash when a poor riveter and wealthy society woman fall in love with each other, much to the shock of her friends and family.

Genre: Romance
God’s Gift to Women

God’s Gift to Women

God’s Gift to Women
IMDb: 5.2
72

A notorious womanizer sets his sights on a pretty American tourist, only to be told by his doctor that he must give up all romance for his health.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Gentleman’s Fate

Gentleman’s Fate

Gentleman’s Fate
IMDb: 6.4
90

A bootlegger falls apart when his wife leaves him.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Local Boy Makes Good

Local Boy Makes Good

Local Boy Makes Good
IMDb: 6.2
68

John is a timid student who works at the University Book Store. He is studying to be a botanist and has a secret crush on the lovely Julia. One day,…

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Five Star Final

Five Star Final

Five Star Final
IMDb: 7.3
89

An unscrupulous newspaper editor searches for headlines at any cost.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Illicit

Illicit

Illicit
IMDb: 6.1
77

Ann, a young woman with outrageously advanced ideas, has been living in sin with Dick, her lover, because of her conviction that marriage would destroy their love; but social pressure…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Private Lives

Private Lives

Private Lives
IMDb: 6.8
84

Amanda and Elyot are one another’s former spouse. Elyot remarries to Sibyl, Amanda weds Victor. Unexpectedly, both honeymooning couples arrive to a hotel on the same day and are put…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Honor Among Lovers

Honor Among Lovers

Honor Among Lovers
IMDb: 6.9
75

Jerry Stafford falls for his secretary, Julia Traynor, but instead she marries a shady character who causes trouble for both of them.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Strangers May Kiss

Strangers May Kiss

Strangers May Kiss
IMDb: 6
81

After years of fighting off the advances of her old flame Steve, Lisbeth settles into a steamy, casual romance with journalist Alan. Against the advice of her happily married aunt…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Reducing

Reducing

Reducing
IMDb: 6.5
77

A woman and her family leave their hick-town to help her sister out in the big-city beauty parlour. There is a bit of a culture shock.

Genre: Comedy
Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge
IMDb: 7.5
81

In World War I London, Myra is an American out-of-work chorus girl making ends meet by picking up men on Waterloo Bridge. During a Zeppelin air raid she meets Roy,…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
IMDb: 5.9
70

The founding father has an extramarital affair and meets with the likes of Thomas Jefferson.

Genre: Drama, History
The Bad Sister

The Bad Sister

The Bad Sister
IMDb: 6.4
68

Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their relation to get her father’s endorsement on a money-raising scheme. He runs off with the money and Marianne, later…

Genre: Drama
Caught Plastered

Caught Plastered

Caught Plastered
IMDb: 6.4
68

Set in a drugstore the boys take on to save a nice old lady from the clutches of the local charming crook.

Genre: Comedy
Chances

Chances

Chances
IMDb: 6.5
72

Two brothers, Jack and Tom, are in love with the same woman, Molly. While the two brothers go off to war and Molly does her part in the effort, Tom…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Cheat

The Cheat

The Cheat
IMDb: 6.4
68

Love, lust, possession, money, social standing, and addiction. Elsa Carlyle is impulsive and a gambler; though loved by her husband Jeff, she’s spoiled and selfish, concerned with social standing. Meanwhile,…

Genre: Drama
Suicide Fleet

Suicide Fleet

Suicide Fleet
IMDb: 5.6
87

Three US sailors aboard a decoy ship fight German U-boats in World War I and try to win Sally who works on the Coney Island midway.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Shipmates

Shipmates

Shipmates
IMDb: 5.5
72

A sailor falls in love with the admiral’s daughter but finds they can’t marry because of his lowly rank.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath

Parlor, Bedroom and Bath

Parlor, Bedroom and Bath
IMDb: 6.1
73

Jeffrey Haywood wants to marry to Virginia Embrey. However, Virginia refused to marry unless her older sister, the hard-to-please Angelica gets married first. Angelica, in turn, finds every man she…

Genre: Comedy
Sit Tight

Sit Tight

Sit Tight
IMDb: 5.1
74

Winnie Lightner is the head of a health clinic and has Joe E. Brown as one of her employees. Brown is a wrestler named JoJo and he is forced to…

The Squaw Man

The Squaw Man

The Squaw Man
IMDb: 6.4
107

Jim Wyngate, an English aristocrat, comes to the American West under a cloud of suspicion for embezzlement actually committed by his cousin Lord Henry. In Wyoming, Wyngate runs afoul of…

Genre: Drama, Western
Laughing Sinners

Laughing Sinners

Laughing Sinners
IMDb: 5.3
72

Ivy Stevens (Joan Crawford) is a cafe entertainer in love with a shifty salesman (Neil Hamilton) who deserts her. In attempting to commit suicide, she is saved by Carl (Clark…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Hell Divers

Hell Divers

Hell Divers
IMDb: 6.4
109

Wallace Beery and Clark Gable star as two rowdy Naval crewmen who work hard at sea and play harder on land.

Marius

Marius

Marius
IMDb: 7.9
130

César runs a bar along Marseilles’ port, assisted by his 23 year old son, Marius. Colorful characters abound: M. Panisse, an aging widower and prosperous sail maker; Honorine, a fishmonger…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Portrait of a Young Man in Three Movements

Portrait of a Young Man in Three Movements

Portrait of a Young Man in Three Movements
IMDb: 6.5
53

This is a non-narrative film, comprised of shots that “portray a certain young man in the terms of the things that he likes”, such as the flow of the tide…

Genre: Documentary
The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances

The Congress Dances
IMDb: 7
94

Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.

Genre: Comedy, History
Mädchen in Uniform

Mädchen in Uniform

Mädchen in Uniform
IMDb: 7.6
88

A sensitive girl is sent to an all-girls boarding school and develops a romantic attachment to one of her teachers. One of the earliest narrative films to explicitly portray homosexuality….

Genre: Drama
An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy
IMDb: N/A
96

A social climber charms a debutante, seduces a factory worker and commits murder.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Man of the World

Man of the World

Man of the World
IMDb: 6.2
74

A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. There she meets and is romanced by a worldly novelist; what she doesn’t know is that…

Genre: Drama, Romance
David Golder

David Golder

David Golder
IMDb: 7
86

David is a poor but ambitious Polish Jew who reinvents himself as a powerful New York business magnate. After gaining wealth, he relocates to Paris, only to have his selfish…

Genre: Drama
Kept Husbands

Kept Husbands

Kept Husbands
IMDb: 5.9
76

A former All-American football star, now working as a steel mill supervisor in New Jersey, falls in love with the mill owner’s wealthy, very spoiled daughter.

Genre: Drama
The Painted Desert

The Painted Desert

The Painted Desert
IMDb: 5.1
79

Western pardners Jeff and Cash find a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants’ camp, and clash over which is to be “father.” They are still bitterly feuding years later…

Genre: Western