lugonian's Ratings


1. The Old Maid (1939)

Approved | 1 hr 35 min | Drama

Rated on 19 Jun 2021

The arrival of an ex-lover on a young woman's wedding day sets in motion a chain of events which will alter her and her cousin's lives forever.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent, Donald Crisp

Votes: 3,371

2. The Merry Widow (1925)

Passed | 2 hr 17 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 31 May 2021

A prince must woo the now wealthy dancer he once abandoned in order to keep her money in the country in order to keep it from crashing economically.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: John Gilbert, Mae Murray, Roy D'Arcy, Josephine Crowell

Votes: 2,181

3. Woman of the Year (1942)

Passed | 1 hr 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 20 May 2021

Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen

Votes: 9,329

4. Secret of the Blue Room (1933)

Passed | 1 hr 6 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Rated on 10 May 2021

Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Gloria Stuart, Paul Lukas, Edward Arnold

Votes: 687

5. A Free Soul (1931)

Passed | 1 hr 33 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Rated on 25 Apr 2021

An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Lionel Barrymore, Clark Gable

Votes: 2,339

6. Murder on the Blackboard (1934)

Passed | 1 hr 11 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 13 Apr 2021

A pretty young music teacher is bludgeoned to death in Hildegarde's school, where she's reunited with Oscar, but the autopsy report says she was dying from poison too.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Edna May Oliver, James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Gertrude Michael

Votes: 680

7. Dancing Sweeties (1930)

Passed | 1 hr 2 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

Rated on 30 Mar 2021

Personalities and relationships are made and un-made in this story about dance contests and the contestants. Precode romances in this short-ish B film from Warner Brothers.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Grant Withers, Sue Carol, Tully Marshall, Edna Murphy

Votes: 107

8. Inspiration (1931)

Passed | 1 hr 14 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 17 Mar 2021

Yvonne is a beautiful model who loves frequenting the Parisian bohemian life, because she loves hobnobbing with artists.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Greta Garbo, Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 484

9. Andy Hardy Comes Home (1958)

Approved | 1 hr 20 min | Comedy

Rated on 09 Mar 2021

Andy Hardy, now a grown man with a wife and children, returns to his hometown on a business trip and finds himself getting mixed up in local politics.

Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Patricia Breslin, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker

Votes: 405

10. Johnny Come Lately (1943)

Approved | 1 hr 37 min | Drama

Rated on 03 Mar 2021

Newspaper man wanders about and helps older woman save her paper.

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: James Cagney, Grace George, Marjorie Main, Marjorie Lord

Votes: 574

11. Two Girls on Broadway (1940)

Passed | 1 hr 13 min | Musical, Romance

Rated on 21 Feb 2021

Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancĂ©e Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly ... See full summary »

Director: S. Sylvan Simon | Stars: Lana Turner, Joan Blondell, George Murphy, Kent Taylor

Votes: 439

12. The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934)

Not Rated | 1 hr 35 min | Biography, Drama

Rated on 16 Feb 2021

Straightforward biography of the Russian Empress, up to her assumption of the throne.

Directors: Paul Czinner, Alexander Korda | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elisabeth Bergner, Flora Robson, Gerald du Maurier

Votes: 586

13. Ceiling Zero (1936)

Approved | 1 hr 35 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Rated on 08 Feb 2021

War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline in Newark. Dizzy is flirting with the girlfriend of a younger pilot and, due to this, he feigns illness to... See full summary »

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, June Travis, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 640

14. That Certain Age (1938)

1 hr 35 min | Comedy, Musical

Rated on 31 Jan 2021

A teenage girl clashes with her newspaper publisher father's star reporter while he stays in their country guest house, but soon finds herself falling in love with him.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Melvyn Douglas, Jackie Cooper, Irene Rich

Votes: 291

15. The Private Life of Don Juan (1934)

Unrated | 1 hr 29 min | Comedy, Romance

Rated on 26 Jan 2021

What do women want? Don Juan (Douglas Fairbanks) is aging. He's arrived secretly in Seville after a twenty-year absence. His wife Dolores (Benita Hume), with whom he hasn't lived in five ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Merle Oberon, Bruce Winston, Benita Hume

Votes: 571

16. The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933)

Passed | 1 hr 37 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 11 Jan 2021

King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander

Votes: 3,918

17. Saps at Sea (1940)

G | 56 min | Comedy

Rated on 31 Dec 2020

Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory, but when he follows doctor's orders about sea air, he finds an ex-con is aboard.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Ben Turpin

Votes: 2,630

18. Parachute Jumper (1933)

Passed | 1 hr 12 min | Drama

Rated on 20 Dec 2020

To share expenses, unemployed Alabama moves in with also unemployed Bill and Toodles. Bill is hired by a gangster's mistress and ultimately becomes the gangster's bodyguard. Alabama ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Bette Davis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

Votes: 934

19. Wise Girls (1929)

Passed | 1 hr 37 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Rated on 14 Dec 2020

The father of three grown daughters tries to keep his sanity, even after his free-spirited middle daughter rebelliously marries a poor plumber.

Directors: E. Mason Hopper, Elliott Nugent | Stars: Elliott Nugent, Norma Lee, Roland Young, J.C. Nugent

Votes: 111

20. Nothing But Trouble (1944)

Passed | 1 hr 9 min | Comedy

Rated on 01 Dec 2020

Two bumbling servants are hired by a dizzy society matron to cook and serve a meal to visiting royalty.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mary Boland, Philip Merivale

Votes: 1,112

21. Weary River (1929)

Passed | 1 hr 26 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 25 Nov 2020

A gangster is put in prison, but finds salvation through music while serving his time. Again on the outside, he finds success elusive and temptations abound.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Betty Compson, William Holden, Louis Natheaux

Votes: 433

22. Love on the Run (1936)

Passed | 1 hr 20 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Rated on 09 Nov 2020

A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Reginald Owen

Votes: 1,028

23. Mark of the Vampire (1935)

Passed | 1 hr | Horror, Mystery

Rated on 27 Oct 2020

When a nobleman is murdered, a professor of the occult blames vampires, but not all is what it seems.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 4,521

24. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 2 hr 6 min | Drama

Rated on 19 Oct 2020

At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

Votes: 7,340

25. The Golden Idol (1954)

Approved | 1 hr 11 min | Adventure

Rated on 17 Oct 2020

It's Bomba the Jungle Boy to the rescue when the evil Arab chieftain Ali Ben Mamoud steals a golden idol from the Watusi tribe.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Anne Kimbell, Paul Guilfoyle, Leonard Mudie

Votes: 141

26. Going My Way (1944)

Passed | 2 hr 6 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Rated on 28 Sep 2020

When young Father O'Malley arrives at St. Dominic's, old Father Fitzgibbon doesn't think much of the church's newest member.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, James Brown

Votes: 10,854

27. African Treasure (1952)

Passed | 1 hr 10 min | Adventure

Rated on 22 Sep 2020

Bomba the Jungle Boy captures a pair of nefarious diamond smugglers.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Laurette Luez, Martin Garralaga, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 167

28. The Lion Hunters (1951)

Open | 1 hr 15 min | Adventure

Rated on 15 Sep 2020

Bomba the Jungle Boy informs ne'er-do-well lion hunters that the lions were meant to roam the jungle freely. Since they pay him no attention, Bomba must save the lions (and Jean, incidentally).

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Morris Ankrum, Ann E. Todd, Douglas Kennedy

Votes: 148

29. Elephant Stampede (1951)

Passed | 1 hr 11 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Rated on 06 Sep 2020

Elephant poachers Joe Collins and Bob Warren plan to steal a load of ivory which the natives want to give to the missionary, Miss Banks, but Bomba the Jungle Boy calls on friendly elephants to trample them to death.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Donna Martell, John Kellogg, Myron Healey

Votes: 160

30. Phantom of Chinatown (1940)

Approved | 1 hr 2 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Rated on 02 Sep 2020

Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as archaeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned from an expedition in China where a valuable ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while giving a lecture on the expedition.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller

Votes: 603

31. Night Club Scandal (1937)

Approved | 1 hr 10 min | Romance, Thriller

Rated on 22 Aug 2020

When Dr. Ernest Tindal's wife is murdered, evidence mounts to convict her lover, Frank Marian. But Frank knows he didn't do it.....

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: John Barrymore, Lynne Overman, Charles Bickford, Louise Campbell

Votes: 131

32. City Streets (1931)

Passed | 1 hr 23 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Rated on 16 Aug 2020

Man joins a gang to free his girlfriend from prison.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Gary Cooper, Sylvia Sidney, Paul Lukas, William 'Stage' Boyd

Votes: 1,440

33. An American Tragedy (1931)

Approved | 1 hr 36 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Rated on 10 Aug 2020

A poor factory worker, employed by a wealthy uncle, falls in love with a beautiful heiress but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel

Votes: 674

34. Bomba and the Hidden City (1950)

Passed | 1 hr 11 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rated on 01 Aug 2020

Princess Leah is the rightful heir to a tribal throne which has been stolen from her by the dastardly Hassan. Bomba the Jungle Boy, of course, comes to her rescue.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Sue England, Paul Guilfoyle, Damian O'Flynn

Votes: 166

35. Freaks (1932)

Not Rated | 1 hr 4 min | Drama, Horror

Rated on 26 Jul 2020

A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates

Votes: 42,850

36. Bomba on Panther Island (1949)

Passed | 1 hr 10 min | Adventure

Rated on 20 Jul 2020

Bomba the Jungle Boy must stop a man-eating black panther while helping Ludy Maitland and her brother Robert build an experimental farm.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Allene Roberts, Lita Baron, Charles Irwin

Votes: 163

37. Topper Takes a Trip (1938)

Approved | 1 hr 20 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Rated on 13 Jul 2020

To gain entry to Heaven, a ghost attempts to reunite a divorcing couple as a good deed.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 1,166

38. Topper (1937)

Passed | 1 hr 37 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Rated on 06 Jul 2020

A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of a friend of theirs.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke

Votes: 6,944

39. Topper Returns (1941)

Passed | 1 hr 28 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

Rated on 29 Jun 2020

A fun-loving young woman is murdered after trading bedrooms with her wealthy friend. Her ghost seeks aid from Topper to find the murderer.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Joan Blondell, Roland Young, Carole Landis, Billie Burke

Votes: 2,751

40. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Passed | 1 hr 4 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 22 Jun 2020

A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 2,882

41. Tarzan and the Valley of Gold (1966)

Not Rated | 1 hr 30 min | Adventure

Rated on 16 Jun 2020

Tarzan battles a megalomaniac millionaire named Vinero, who kidnaps a young boy whom he believes can lead him to a legendary city of gold. Vinero is accompanied by his own army, including henchman Mr. Train and gorgeous Sophia.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Mike Henry, David Opatoshu, Manuel Padilla Jr., Nancy Kovack

Votes: 489

42. Genius at Work (1946)

Approved | 1 hr 1 min | Comedy, Crime

Rated on 07 Jun 2020

Two actors who star in a radio detective show find themselves pitted against a villain calling himself the Cobra, who has an affinity for torture chambers.

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Anne Jeffreys, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 287

43. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)

Approved | 1 hr 35 min | Comedy, Romance

Rated on 31 May 2020

A couple who have been married for three years are shocked to learn that their marriage is not legally valid.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery, Gene Raymond, Jack Carson

Votes: 9,548

44. The Texan (1930)

Passed | 1 hr 19 min | Western

Rated on 10 May 2020

An outlaw, the Llano Kid is the scourge of south Texas and a Bible quoting lawman named Thacker. The kid joins a con man in a plot to deceive a wealthy old woman that he's her long-lost son... See full summary »

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Gary Cooper, Fay Wray, Emma Dunn, Oscar Apfel

Votes: 139

45. The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)

Passed | 1 hr 5 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Rated on 09 May 2020

Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Goldstone | Stars: Zita Johann, John Miljan, Alan Dinehart, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 567

46. Now, Voyager (1942)

Passed | 1 hr 57 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 27 Apr 2020

A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 15,643

47. Bird of Paradise (1932)

Passed | 1 hr 20 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance