Feature Film, Released between 1929-01-01 and 1929-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Pandora's Box (1929)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.9
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz

Votes: 9,509 | Gross: $0.01M

2. Blackmail (1929)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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After killing a man in self-defense, a young woman is blackmailed by a witness to the killing.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton

Votes: 9,379

3. Woman in the Moon (1929)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A tenacious scientist blasts off for the moon in hopes of riches that may be found there.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Willy Fritsch, Gerda Maurus, Klaus Pohl, Fritz Rasp

Votes: 2,884

4. The Broadway Melody (1929)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.7
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A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Bessie Love, Anita Page, Charles King, The Angeles Twins

Votes: 6,312 | Gross: $6.12M

5. Piccadilly (1929)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Crime

7.1
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89 Metascore

A young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act which soon leads to a plot of betrayal, forbidden love and murder.

Director: Ewald André Dupont | Stars: Gilda Gray, Anna May Wong, Jameson Thomas, Cyril Ritchard

Votes: 1,349

6. The Cocoanuts (1929)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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During the Florida land boom, The Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.

Directors: Robert Florey, Joseph Santley | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx

Votes: 6,882

7. Bulldog Drummond (1929)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A bored WWI veteran helps out a young woman, whose uncle is being held hostage by embezzlers.

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Ronald Colman, Claud Allister, Lawrence Grant, Montagu Love

Votes: 832

8. Spite Marriage (1929)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy

7.0
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An unimpressive but well intending man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn't realize is that he is being used to make the actress' old flame jealous.

Directors: Edward Sedgwick, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Dorothy Sebastian, Edward Earle, Leila Hyams

Votes: 1,792

9. Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama

7.9
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After falling pregnant to a pharmacist and refusing to marry, a young woman is thrown from her home and sent to a strict girls' reform school.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Louise Brooks, Josef Rovenský, Fritz Rasp, André Roanne

Votes: 3,973

10. The Thirteenth Chair (1929)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Mystery

5.9
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Although his murdered friend was by all accounts a scoundrel a true "bounder" Edward Wales is determined to trap his killer by staging a seance using a famous medium. Many of the 13 seance ... See full summary »

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Leila Hyams, Margaret Wycherly, Helene Millard

Votes: 519

11. The Canary Murder Case (1929)

82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A beautiful showgirl, nicknamed 'the Canary', is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and soon ends up dead. But who killed 'the Canary'. All the suspects who knew her had ... See full summary »

Directors: Malcolm St. Clair, Frank Tuttle | Stars: William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Louise Brooks

Votes: 535

12. The Shakedown (1929)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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Dave Roberts is a professional boxer better at losing in fixed matches than in knocking out his opponents. He turns up in towns and is part of a group who sets up corrupt boxing matches. ... See full summary »

Director: William Wyler | Stars: James Murray, Barbara Kent, George Kotsonaros, Wheeler Oakman

Votes: 114

13. The Virginian (1929)

Passed | 91 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when he discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, Mary Brian, Richard Arlen

Votes: 654

14. Their Own Desire (1929)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Lally is a rich girl whose father writes books and plays Polo. After 23 years of marriage, he decides to divorce his wife, and marry Mrs. Chevers. This sours Lally on all men, while on ... See full summary »

Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: Norma Shearer, Belle Bennett, Lewis Stone, Robert Montgomery

Votes: 554

15. The Wolf of Wall Street (1929)

Passed | 90 min | Drama

6.5
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A ruthless stockbroker sells short in the copper business and ruins the life of his friends by ruining their finances.

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: George Bancroft, Olga Baclanova, Nancy Carroll, Paul Lukas

Votes: 32

16. The Wild Party (1929)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue ... See full summary »

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day, Shirley O'Hara

Votes: 406

17. Show of Shows (1929)

Passed | 128 min | Musical

5.8
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It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice and offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era. For the first time, they can be ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: Frank Fay, William Courtenay, H.B. Warner, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 367

18. The Iron Mask (1929)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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King Louis XIII of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin, Cardinal Richelieu sees the second son as a potential for ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Belle Bennett, Marguerite De La Motte, Dorothy Revier, Vera Lewis

Votes: 1,133 | Gross: $3.27M

19. The Love Parade (1929)

Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.1
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The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane, Lillian Roth

Votes: 1,910

20. The Manxman (1929)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A fisherman and a rising young lawyer, who grew up as brothers, fall in love with the same girl.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anny Ondra, Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Randle Ayrton

Votes: 2,538

21. Hallelujah (1929)

Passed | 109 min | Drama, Musical

6.8
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A sharecropper decides to become a preacher after falling for a vamp from the city.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine, Harry Gray

Votes: 1,518

22. The Trespasser (1929)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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The trial and tribulations of a strong-willed woman who elopes and gives birth out of wedlock without telling her ex-husband.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Robert Ames, Purnell Pratt, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 1,229

23. Disraeli (1929)

Passed | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Prime Minister of Great Britain Benjamin Disraeli outwits the subterfuge of the Russians and chicanery at home in order to secure the purchase of the Suez Canal.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: George Arliss, Doris Lloyd, David Torrence, Joan Bennett

Votes: 1,030

24. The Saturday Night Kid (1929)

63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Mayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 189

25. So This Is College (1929)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Biff and Eddie are the best of friends. They are college seniors, roommates at the fraternity, and star teammates on the USC football team. Then a flapper named Babs enters the picture. ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Elliott Nugent, Robert Montgomery, Cliff Edwards, Sally Starr

Votes: 199

26. The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)

Passed | 130 min | Comedy, Music

5.9
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An all-star revue featuring MGM contract players.

Directors: Charles Reisner, Christy Cabanne, Norman Houston | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert, Norma Shearer

Votes: 1,823

27. The Black Watch (1929)

Passed | 93 min | Adventure, Drama

5.6
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Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on a secret mission to rescue British ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence, David Rollins

Votes: 258

28. Behind That Curtain (1929)

Passed | 91 min | Mystery

4.9
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Eve Mannering realizes too late that her abusive husband is a philanderer and murderer and seeks protection with her true love, explorer John Beetham.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Lois Moran, Gilbert Emery, Claude King

Votes: 386

29. Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A young man of society wants to make an expedition to Africa, but his fiancée asks him for help about one of her fathers guests shortly before his planed departure. Her suspects about that ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Thelma Todd, Creighton Hale, Sheldon Lewis, William V. Mong

Votes: 309

30. Glorifying the American Girl (1929)

Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.9
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The rise of a showgirl, Gloria Hughes, culminating in a Ziegfeld extravaganza "Glorifying the American Girl".

Director: Millard Webb | Stars: Mary Eaton, Eddie Cantor, Helen Morgan, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 619

31. The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929)

80 min | Thriller

6.7
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During the Boxer Rebellion in China during the early 20th century, in which a Chinese secret society attacked all westerners and anyone who associated with them, Dr. Fu Manchu's wife and ... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Warner Oland, Neil Hamilton, Jean Arthur, O.P. Heggie

Votes: 187

32. Sunny Side Up (1929)

Passed | 121 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White, El Brendel

Votes: 357

33. Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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Three Broadway chorus girls seek rich husbands.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Nancy Welford, Conway Tearle, Winnie Lightner, Ann Pennington

Votes: 143 | Gross: $5.54M

34. Coquette (1929)

Unrated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A flirtatious Southern belle is compromised with one of her suitors.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore, John St. Polis

Votes: 1,978

35. The Great Gabbo (1929)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.1
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An insanely, egocentric ventriloquist, even though he is possessed by his wooden dummy, is in love with a dancer who is in love with another. The dummy gives advice to the ventriloquist.

Directors: James Cruze, Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Donald Douglas, Betty Compson, Marjorie Kane

Votes: 690

36. The Kiss (1929)

Passed | 62 min | Romance, Drama

6.9
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An unhappily married woman is caught up in scandal and murder when her affection toward a young man is misinterpreted.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 937 | Gross: $0.52M

37. The Single Standard (1929)

Passed | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The wealthy Arden Stuart is bored in a party; after refusing the wedding proposal of Tommy Hewlett, she drives her car with her driver to a lonely place. She has one night stand with him ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 489 | Gross: $0.66M

38. The Greene Murder Case (1929)

69 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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At the end of each year, the extremely wealthy but odious Greene family gets together at the spooky old family castle to establish terms of a will, though they despise each other. This year... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: William Powell, Florence Eldridge, Ullrich Haupt, Jean Arthur

Votes: 282

39. Old and New (1929)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama

7.3
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100.000.000 peasants - illiterate, poor, hungry. There comes a day when one woman decides that she can live old life no longer. Using ways of new Soviet state and industrial progress she changes life and labor of her village.

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Marfa Lapkina, M. Ivanin, Konstantin Vasilyev, Vasili Buzenkov

Votes: 1,288

40. Why Be Good? (1929)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A flapper with a dubious reputation enjoys a vivacious night of dancing and finds herself romantically linked to her boss.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Colleen Moore, Neil Hamilton, Bodil Rosing, John St. Polis

Votes: 358

41. Alibi (1929)

TV-PG | 91 min | Crime

5.8
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Chick Williams, a prohibition gangster, rejoins his mob soon after being released from prison. When a policeman is murdered during a robbery, he falls under suspicion. The gangster took ... See full summary »

Director: Roland West | Stars: Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch, Eleanor Griffith

Votes: 657

42. The Wolf Song (1929)

80 min | Romance, Western, Drama

6.9
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In 1840, Sam Lash heads west for adventure. He meets up with some Mountain Men, and they head for the Rockies to trap beavers and cats. In Taos he meets Lola, a beautiful Mexican girl from ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Gary Cooper, Lupe Velez, Louis Wolheim, Constantine Romanoff

Votes: 48

43. The Mysterious Island (1929)

Passed | 95 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his ... See full summary »

Directors: Lucien Hubbard, Benjamin Christensen, Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsdon, Lloyd Hughes, Montagu Love

Votes: 560 | Gross: $0.06M

44. High Voltage (1929)

Passed | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.3
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A busload of passengers gets stranded in a snowstorm and take refuge in an abandoned church, where they run into a mysterious man who may be on the run from the law.

Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore, Phillips Smalley

Votes: 286

45. The Four Feathers (1929)

81 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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When British officer Harry resigns from his regiment, he is labeled a coward by his family and friends. Harry receives four white feathers as a mark of a coward. In order to redeem himself ... See full summary »

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Richard Arlen, Fay Wray, Clive Brook, William Powell

Votes: 261

46. Condemned! (1929)

86 min | Drama

6.4
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Suave thief Colman is sent to Devil's Island, where he becomes romantically involved with the wife of sadistic warden Digges.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Ronald Colman, Ann Harding, Dudley Digges, Louis Wolheim

Votes: 327

47. The Locked Door (1929)

74 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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On her first anniversary Ann Reagan finds that her sister-in-law is involved with a shady character from her own past, and determines to intervene.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Barbara Stanwyck, William 'Stage' Boyd, Betty Bronson

Votes: 428

48. Show Boat (1929)

Passed | 147 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.1
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A mostly silent version of Edna Ferber's original novel, with some songs from the musical as a last-minute addition

Directors: Harry A. Pollard, Arch Heath | Stars: Laura La Plante, Joseph Schildkraut, Emily Fitzroy, Otis Harlan

Votes: 245

49. Applause (1929)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Musical

7.0
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A burlesque star seeks to keep her convent-raised daughter away from her low-down life and abusive lover/stage manager.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Jack Cameron

Votes: 1,265

50. The Taming of the Shrew (1929)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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In sixteenth century Padua, Hortensio loves Bianca, the youngest daughter of Baptista. But Baptista will not allow the two to get married until his eldest daughter, the extremely headstrong... See full summary »

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell, Joseph Cawthorn

Votes: 509 | Gross: $1.10M


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