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1. Grand Hotel (I) (1932)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery

Votes: 15,983 | Gross: $2.69M

2. Dinner at Eight (1933)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow

Votes: 7,056

3. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)

Not Rated | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned.

Directors: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson

Votes: 6,877 | Gross: $12.45M

4. Twentieth Century (1934)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A flamboyant Broadway impresario who has fallen on hard times tries to get his former lover, now a Hollywood diva, to return and resurrect his failing career.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: John Barrymore, Carole Lombard, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 5,430

5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

Votes: 4,405

6. Midnight (1939)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A chorus girl stranded in Paris is set up by a millionaire to break up his wife's affair with another man, while being romantically pursued by a cab driver.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore, Francis Lederer

Votes: 4,123

7. Marie Antoinette (1938)

Passed | 149 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The tragic life of Marie Antoinette, who became queen of France in her late teens.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier | Stars: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley

Votes: 2,494

8. The Invisible Woman (1940)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 1,886

9. Svengali (1931)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.8
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Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Crisp, Bramwell Fletcher

Votes: 1,598

10. Romeo and Juliet (1936)

Passed | 125 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Young love is poisoned by a generations long feud between two noble families.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 1,593

11. A Bill of Divorcement (1932)

Passed | 70 min | Drama

6.5
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A man, Hilary Fairfield returns home after fifteen years in a mental asylum. However, he finds things are not the way they were when he left.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: John Barrymore, Katharine Hepburn, Billie Burke, David Manners

Votes: 1,354

12. True Confession (1937)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A lawyer defends his wife, a pathological liar, in a murder trial.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, John Barrymore, Una Merkel

Votes: 1,236

13. Counsellor at Law (1933)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Successful attorney has his Jewish heritage and poverty-stricken background brought home to him when he learns his wife has been unfaithful.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: John Barrymore, Bebe Daniels, Doris Kenyon, Isabel Jewell

Votes: 1,033

14. Maytime (1937)

Approved | 132 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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An aging opera singer looks back on her long life, including her relationships with her vocal teacher and a student.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, John Barrymore, Herman Bing

Votes: 908

15. Arsène Lupin (1932)

84 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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A detective is tasked to capture an elusive thief called Arsene Lupin.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Karen Morley, John Miljan

Votes: 884

16. Rasputin and the Empress (1932)

Passed | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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A prince plots to kill the mad monk Rasputin for the good of the czar, the czarina and Russia.

Directors: Richard Boleslawski, Charles Brabin | Stars: John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 801

17. Topaze (I) (1933)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Comedy

6.8
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An honest and naive schoolteacher gets a lesson in how the world works outside the classroom, when a rich Baron and his mistress use the teacher's name and outstanding reputation in a ... See full summary »

Director: Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: John Barrymore, Myrna Loy, Reginald Mason, Jobyna Howland

Votes: 734

18. Don Juan (1926)

Passed | 110 min | Adventure, Romance

7.0
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In 16th Century Italy, devil-may-care playboy Don Juan runs afoul of the despotic Borgias.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Jane Winton, John Roche, Warner Oland, Estelle Taylor

Votes: 688 | Gross: $1.92M

19. The Beloved Rogue (1927)

Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Lawson Butt

Votes: 681

20. Night Flight (1933)

Passed | 84 min | Drama

6.2
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Polio breaks out in Rio de Janeiro, the serum is in Santiago and there's only one way to get the medicine where it's desperately needed: flown in by daring pilots who risk the treacherous weather and forbidding peaks of the Andes.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Hayes, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 659

21. Sherlock Holmes (1922)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A young Sherlock Holmes seeks to bring down the criminal mastermind Moriarty as he solves a crime involving a blackmailed prince.

Director: Albert Parker | Stars: John Barrymore, Roland Young, Carol Dempster, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 521 | Gross: $0.38M

22. Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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The girlfriend of Captain Drummond has been kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge. But Drummond and his friend Colonel Nielsen at once follow his trail...

Director: Louis King | Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

Votes: 520

23. The Mad Genius (1931)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.4
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A crippled man finds a boy and vows to make him a great dancer.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Charles Butterworth, Donald Cook

Votes: 506

24. Movie Maniacs (1936)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges arrive in Hollywood hoping to make it in the movie business ("There must be a couple a hundred guys in Hollywood who don't know anything about making movies, three more ain't ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Mildred Harris

Votes: 504

25. Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)

Unrated | 57 min | Adventure, Mystery

6.0
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Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.

Director: Louis King | Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

Votes: 489

26. The Great Man Votes (1939)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.7
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In 1923, Gregory Vance, a widower with two children, is a former scholar who has turned from book-to-bottle. He works, slightly, as a night-watchman and his children, who know him for what ... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: John Barrymore, Peter Holden, Virginia Weidler, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 483

27. Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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In this episode captain Drummond tries to find the killer of various people. All assassinations were provoked by a diamond of great value, but Drummond will face the danger.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: John Barrymore, John Howard, Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny

Votes: 427

28. Eternal Love (1929)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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In the Swiss Alps of the early 19th century, a couple forced into loveless marriages struggle to find happiness with one another.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Victor Varconi, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 411

29. Beau Brummel (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis, Carmel Myers

Votes: 390 | Gross: $0.29M

30. Spawn of the North (1938)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Raft, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 356

31. Moby Dick (1930)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama

5.6
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In this extremely loose adaptation of Melville's classic novel, Ahab is revealed initially not as a bitter and vengeful madman, but as a bit of a lovable scamp. Ashore in New Bedford, he ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: John Barrymore, Joan Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Noble Johnson

Votes: 324

32. Show of Shows (1929)

Passed | 128 min | Musical

5.9
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It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the first time can ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 318

33. Tempest (1928)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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In Czarist Russia, a peasant officer, resented by the aristocrats, falls in love with a princess.

Directors: Sam Taylor, Lewis Milestone, Viktor Tourjansky | Stars: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Louis Wolheim, Boris de Fast

Votes: 310

34. State's Attorney (1932)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

6.8
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Attorney Tom Cardigan is the discontented "mouthpiece" for Vanny Powers' mob. When Tom takes sweet June Perry as his mistress, she tries in vain to redeem him. But Powers decides Tom would ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Twelvetrees, Jill Esmond, William 'Stage' Boyd

Votes: 287

35. When a Man Loves (1927)

Passed | 111 min | History, Romance

6.8
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A nobleman studying for the priesthood abandons his vocation in 18th Century France when he falls in love with a beautiful, but reluctant, courtesan.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, Warner Oland, Sam De Grasse

Votes: 274 | Gross: $0.89M

36. Playmates (1941)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Music

5.5
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Lulu Monahan (Patsy Kelly), the press agent for John Barrymore (John Barrymore),is attempting to get a sponsor for a radio program. To that end, she and the agent for bandleader Kay Kyser (... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Kay Kyser, John Barrymore, Lupe Velez, Ginny Simms

Votes: 227

37. Reunion in Vienna (1933)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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An archduke who had been banished from Austria returns to Vienna for a reunion of his old fellow aristocrats and meets up with the former love of his life, who is now married to a psychoanalyst.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: John Barrymore, Diana Wynyard, Frank Morgan, Henry Travers

Votes: 210

38. The Great Profile (1940)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

6.3
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Barrymore lampoons himself. A famous actor, given to drink, nearly destroys the show, but his leading lady returns to save it. Meanwhile a young girl tries to reform him.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: John Barrymore, Mary Beth Hughes, Gregory Ratoff, John Payne

Votes: 163

39. Hold That Co-ed (1938)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Sport

6.2
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While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: John Barrymore, George Murphy, Marjorie Weaver, Joan Davis

Votes: 157

40. Long Lost Father (1934)

Passed | 63 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Carl Bellairs and Lindsey Lane, his daughter, meet many years after he deserted her and her mother. They don't much like each other, but wind up working in the same nightclub. Bellairs ... See full summary »

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: John Barrymore, Helen Chandler, Donald Cook, Alan Mowbray

Votes: 128

41. The Sea Beast (1926)

136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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This silent movie is based on Melville's classic Moby Dick. Ahab and his brother compete for the affections of minister's daughter Esther. But the great white whale has been eluding the ... See full summary »

Director: Millard Webb | Stars: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, George O'Hara, Mike Donlin

Votes: 126 | Gross: $0.80M

42. Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1917)

70 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.4
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Gentleman burglar Raffles tries to get his hand on a priceless pearl.

Director: George Irving | Stars: John Barrymore, Christine Mayo, H. Cooper Cliffe, Frank Morgan

Votes: 114

43. For Auld Lang Syne (1938)

7 min | Documentary, Short, Music

8.7
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James Cagney introduced himself and proceeded to identify the attending guests as they arrived at this benefit function, most of whom stepped up to a microphone to be interviewed on the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Barrymore, Freddie Bartholomew, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney

Votes: 88

44. Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)

Approved | 9 min | Short, Documentary

6.4
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This short shows how Hollywood gets ready for the world premiere of an "important" movie. The film celebrated here is Marie Antoinette (1938), which had its premiere at the Carthay Circle ... See full summary »

Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Don Wilson, Judy Garland, Freddie Bartholomew, Una Merkel

Votes: 73

45. Night Club Scandal (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Romance, Thriller

7.3
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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, Louise Campbell, Charles Bickford

Votes: 58

46. World Premiere (1941)

Approved | 71 min | Comedy

6.8
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A producer devises an elaborate gala premiere for his latest anti-Nazi propaganda epic.

Directors: Ted Tetzlaff, Otis Garrett | Stars: John Barrymore, Frances Farmer, Eugene Pallette, Virginia Dale

Votes: 51

47. The New Bike (2009)

Short, Drama

8.2
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Director: David Gantz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, John Riley Billings

Votes: 49

48. Romance in the Dark (1938)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

8.1
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Romance in the Dark is a 1938 film directed by H. C. Potter and starring Gladys Swarthout, John Boles, John Barrymore, and Claire Dodd. It is one of five movies produced by Paramount in the... See full summary »

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Gladys Swarthout, John Boles, John Barrymore, Claire Dodd

Votes: 43

49. General Crack (1929)

97 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Nobleman marries a gypsy woman but when at court he falls in love with a princess.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: John Barrymore, Lowell Sherman, Marian Nixon, Armida

Votes: 42

50. The Man from Blankley's (1930)

67 min | Comedy

7.4
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When a nobleman loses his way in the fog and enters a house where there's a party going on, he's mistaken for a hired butler.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: John Barrymore, Loretta Young, William Austin, Albert Gran

Votes: 36



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