Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With William Powell
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3. The Last Command (1928)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance
A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.
4. Libeled Lady (1936)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee, a down on his luck reporter, hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth in order to prevent a high-society woman from suing for libel.
5. Mister Roberts (1955)
Not Rated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War
In the waning days of World War II, the United States Navy cargo ship Reluctant and her crew are stationed in the "backwater" areas of the Pacific Ocean. Trouble ensues when the crew members are granted liberty.
Votes: 14,485 | Gross: $21.20M
7. One Way Passage (1932)
Unrated | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret.
9. Love Crazy (1941)
Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A series of misunderstandings on their fourth wedding anniversary lead an architect and his wife to break up, but he pretends to be insane and even poses as his own sister in order to win her back.
15. Forgotten Faces (1928)
80 min | Drama
Clive Brook stars as "Heliotrope" Harry, a gentleman thief tossed in jail for killing his wife's lover. Before turning himself in, Harry leaves his baby girl on the doorstep of a rich, ... See full summary »
16. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.
19. Double Wedding (1937)
Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Two sisters of differing temperaments, the younger's milquetoast fiancé, and a free-spirited artist in an auto trailer are all experiencing romantic complications.
20. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Passed | 73 min | Crime, Mystery
Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.
21. Beau Geste (1926)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their... See full summary »
Votes: 313 | Gross: $1.71M
23. Interference (1928)
Paramount's 1st ALL TALKIE Reported killed in action, Philip Voaze(William Powell) lives under an assumed name in London. Deborah Kane(Evelyn Brent) a former love, discovers him and tries ... See full summary »
24. Feel My Pulse (1928)
63 min | Comedy
A rich but hypochondriac heiress inherits a sanitarium. What she doesn't know is that it is a front for bootleggers, and a hideout for criminals on the run from the law.
25. Too Many Kisses (1925)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Richard Gaylor Jr. is a modern Lothario who has so many sweethearts that his father does not know what to do with him. Tired of paying to get his son out of one romantic entanglement after ... See full summary »
27. The Vanishing Pioneer (1928)
60 min | Western
A western settlement of pioneer descendants is threatened with the loss of its water supply through the encroachments of nearby townspeople. Rancher John Ballard leads the settlers in their... See full summary »
29. Evelyn Prentice (1934)
Passed | 79 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder.
30. The Four Feathers (1929)
81 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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 »
31. Fashions of 1934 (1934)
78 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
When the Manhattan investment firm of Sherwood Nash goes broke, he joins forces with his partner Snap and fashion designer Lynn Mason to provide discount shops with cheap copies of Paris couture dresses.
34. My Lady's Lips (1925)
70 min | Crime, Drama
A newspaper publisher finds out that his wild daughter has fallen in with a ring of gamblers. A reporter who has infiltrated the gang to get a story falls in love with the gang's female ... See full summary »
36. Take One False Step (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
During a conference-trip to L.A., an academic runs into an old-flame and into trouble with the police when she disappears, presumed murdered.
39. The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy
A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen.
40. Star of Midnight (1935)
Approved | 90 min | Romance, Comedy, Mystery
When a dancer disappears from a theater, her former lover asks lawyer Clay Dalzell to investigate, leading him on a trail of murder and deception.
43. Rendezvous (1935)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, War
In 1917 Lt. Bill Gordon is headed for France when he meets and becomes friendly with Joel Carter, niece of the Asst. Secretary of War. Finding out that he is an expert on codes, she gets ... See full summary »
44. The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, History, Romance
A male Polish secret agent and a female Russian secret-police spy smuggle messages to St. Petersburg in candlesticks. While chasing after stolen candlesticks they discover each other's identity and fall in love.
45. The Greene Murder Case (1929)
69 min | Drama, Mystery
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 »
46. Lawyer Man (1932)
Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance
Idealistic attorney Anton Adam makes headlines when he successfully prosecutes a prominent New York racketeer named Gilmurry. Adam's sudden renown attracts the attention of high-profile ... See full summary »
47. High Pressure (1932)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy
Gar Evans is a "high pressure" promoter who tends to be unrealistically optimistic about his projects and exaggerates the chance of success. He sets up the "Golden Gate Artificial Rubber ... See full summary »
48. Shadow of the Law (1930)
Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
John Nelson, a well-to-do businessman, is escorting a woman he knows as Ethel Barry to the door of her apartment suite when a man steps out of the shadows and angrily demands to know where ... See full summary »
50. The Bright Shawl (1923)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama
Charles Abbott is a wealthy adventurer in Cuba of the 1850s. He is in love with Narcissa but goes after La Clavel to obtain information on the Spanish. He becomes implicated in the death of... See full summary »