Feature Film, Released between 1927-01-01 and 1927-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Votes: 147,664 | Gross: $1.24M

2. Sunrise (1927)

Passed | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Votes: 44,130

3. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)

Not Rated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: June Tripp, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney

Votes: 9,205

4. The Jazz Singer (1927)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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66 Metascore

The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer

Votes: 8,342 | Gross: $7.63M

5. Wings (1927)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.

Directors: William A. Wellman, Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast | Stars: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston

Votes: 10,350 | Gross: $6.59M

6. London After Midnight (1927)

Passed | 69 min | Horror

6.8
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The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams

Votes: 1,127

7. It (1927)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Directors: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 2,760 | Gross: $0.41M

8. Napoleon (1927)

240 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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A film about the French general's youth and early military career.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Alexandre Koubitzky

Votes: 6,359

9. 7th Heaven (1927)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A street cleaner saves a young woman's life, and the pair slowly fall in love until war intervenes.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard, Albert Gran

Votes: 2,846 | Gross: $1.32M

10. The Unknown (1927)

Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.8
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A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford, Nick De Ruiz

Votes: 6,629 | Gross: $0.41M

11. Underworld (1927)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.6
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Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.

Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson | Stars: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent, Fred Kohler

Votes: 2,278 | Gross: $0.75M

12. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927)

95 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A large-scale view on the events of 1917 in Russia, when the monarchy was overthrown.

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov, Layaschenko

Votes: 6,414

13. The Cat and the Canary (1927)

Passed | 108 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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Relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will.

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall

Votes: 2,503

14. The Ring (I) (1927)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.2
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Two boxers compete for the love of a woman.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, Forrester Harvey

Votes: 2,902

15. The King of Kings (1927)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 1,768 | Gross: $1.77M

16. The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927)

Passed | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Queen Helen of Troy, in response to her husband Menelaus' lack of interest in her, elopes with Paris to Sparta. Menelaus, egged on by his henchman, starts a war with Paris, finally ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: María Corda, Lewis Stone, Ricardo Cortez, George Fawcett

Votes: 38

17. Chicago (1927)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Based on a true crime story, the movie is about a wild jazz-loving and boozing wife Roxie Hart who kills her boyfriend in cold blood after he leaves her, and how she finagles her way out ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Urson | Stars: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford, Robert Edeson

Votes: 346 | Gross: $1.05M

18. When Boys Leave Home (1927)

Not Rated | 74 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Public schoolboy Roddy Berwick is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend's charge and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel, Robin Irvine

Votes: 1,898

19. College (1927)

Not Rated | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.1
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To reconcile with his girlfriend, a bookish college student tries to become an athlete.

Directors: James W. Horne, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 4,016

20. Love (1927)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A married woman compromises her social standing and family life when she falls for a young officer.

Directors: Edmund Goulding, John Gilbert | Stars: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, George Fawcett, Emily Fitzroy

Votes: 858 | Gross: $0.95M

21. The Kid Brother (1927)

Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town.

Directors: Ted Wilde, Harold Lloyd, Lewis Milestone, J.A. Howe | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James, Leo Willis

Votes: 3,515 | Gross: $1.55M

22. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)

Passed | 144 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Slavery tears apart a black family in the South before the start of the Civil War.

Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe, George Siegmann

Votes: 354

23. Two Arabian Knights (1927)

TV-G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Two American soldiers are captured by the Germans on the Western Front during World War One and escape a POW camp only to stumble into further life-threatening adventures when they come across an Arabian king's daughter while on the lam.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith

Votes: 826 | Gross: $0.51M

24. The Scar of Shame (1927)

TV-PG | 68 min | Drama

6.3
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An educated, upscale young black musician marries a woman from a lower socioeconomic class to get her out of the clutches of her stepfather, who beats and abuses her. However, once he "... See full summary »

Director: Frank Peregini | Stars: Harry Henderson, Norman Johnstone, Ann Kennedy, Lucia Lynn Moses

Votes: 246

25. Children of Divorce (1927)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn't marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents'. Complications ensue.

Directors: Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Einar Hanson

Votes: 175

26. Bed and Sofa (1927)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A married couple have a small apartment in Moscow. When an old friend of the husband's arrives in the city, he is unable to find lodgings. Kolia, the husband, invites his friend to move in with them.

Director: Abram Room | Stars: Vladimir Fogel, Nikolay Batalov, Lyudmila Semyonova, Leonid Yurenev

Votes: 966

27. 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

28. The End of St. Petersburg (1927)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

7.3
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A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to ... See full summary »

Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller | Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov, V. Obolensky

Votes: 1,361

29. The Way of All Flesh (1927)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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The story takes place in Milwaukee during the early 1900s with a bank clerk named August Schiller who is happy with both his job and his family. He is tasked with transporting $1,000 in ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Emil Jannings, Belle Bennett, Phyllis Haver, Donald Keith

Votes: 115 | Gross: $0.86M

30. Mr. Wu (1927)

Passed | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Renée Adorée, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 519 | Gross: $0.47M

31. My Best Girl (1927)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A department store's stock girl falls in love with a co-worker, the son of the store's manager; the feeling is mutual though he is engaged to a debutante and focusing on becoming successful without the influence of his father.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield

Votes: 748 | Gross: $2.24M

32. The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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In the Crimea, the Reds and the Whites aren't done fighting, and Jeanne discovers that the man she loves is a Bolshevik (when he kills her father). Penniless, she returns to Paris where she... See full summary »

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Édith Jéhanne, Uno Henning, Fritz Rasp, Brigitte Helm

Votes: 618

33. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)

Passed | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A cloistered, overprotected Austrian prince falls in love with a down-to-earth barmaid in this "Viennese fairy tale."

Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, John M. Stahl | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 1,254

34. The Fair Co-Ed (1927)

71 min | Comedy

5.6
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Marion goes to college to pursue a handsome young man and discovers that he is coach of a women's basketball team.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Marion Davies, Johnny Mack Brown, Jane Winton, Thelma Hill

Votes: 694 | Gross: $0.49M

35. Orchids and Ermine (1927)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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A telephone operator at an opulent hotel falls in love with a young man who turns out to be a rich oil millionaire.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Colleen Moore, Jack Mulhall, Sam Hardy, Gwen Lee

Votes: 110

36. Mockery (1927)

75 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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During the Russian Revolution, a mentally challenged peasant saves then obsesses over a beautiful countess.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Lon Chaney, Ricardo Cortez, Barbara Bedford, Mack Swain

Votes: 371 | Gross: $0.45M

37. Get Your Man (1927)

63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A young American girl in Paris falls in love with a handsome nobleman, but he is about to wed in an arranged marriage. She hatches a plan to overcome that obstacle and get her man.

Director: Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Josef Swickard, Josephine Dunn

Votes: 140

38. Ham and Eggs at the Front (1927)

60 min | Comedy, War

5.8
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Fifi, (Mryna Loy), a dusky, sultry Senegalese spy, uses her wiles to get information out of two American army soldiers, Ham, (Tom Wilson), and Eggs, (Heinie Conklin), in France during World War One.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Tom Wilson, Heinie Conklin, Myrna Loy, William Irving

Votes: 15

39. Spring Fever (1927)

78 min | Comedy

6.0
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To impress a wealthy young woman, a clerk pretends he is a pro-golfer.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: William Haines, Joan Crawford, George K. Arthur, George Fawcett

Votes: 819 | Gross: $0.41M

40. The Enemy (1927)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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Carl Behrend, son of a wealthy businessman, marries Pauli Arndt, daughter of a pacifist professor. When World War I breaks out, Carl is drafted. Pauli and her family and friends are left ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Lillian Gish, Ralph Forbes, Ralph Emerson, Frank Currier

Votes: 70

41. Broadway Nights (1927)

72 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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Fannie, a performer in a music hall act, teams up with Johnny, an MC and a gambler, and becomes a success. They marry, and a few years later they have a child. One night while they are ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Boyle | Stars: Louis John Bartels, Lois Wilson, Sam Hardy, Philip Strange

Votes: 19

42. Quality Street (1927)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A fresh young beauty becomes an old maid waiting for her suitor to return from the Napoleonic wars. When he returns, clearly disappointed, she disguises herself as her own niece in order to test his loyalty.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel, Helen Jerome Eddy, Flora Finch

Votes: 720

43. The Chess Player (1927)

135 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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In 1776, an inventor conceals a Polish nobleman in his chess-playing automaton, a machine whose fame leads it to the court of the Russian empress.

Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Pierre Blanchar, Charles Dullin, Édith Jéhanne, Camille Bert

Votes: 248

44. The Drop Kick (1927)

Passed | 62 min | Drama, Sport

4.9
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College football player Jack Hamill finds his reputation on the line when he pays an innocent visit to a woman whose husband kills himself.

Director: Millard Webb | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Barbara Kent, Dorothy Revier, Eugene Strong

Votes: 192

45. Tiptoes (1927)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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A silent film version of the Gershwin stage musical

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Dorothy Gish, Will Rogers, Jack Cardiff, Ivy Ellison

Votes: 15

46. The Patent Leather Kid (1927)

150 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.8
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A boxer has difficulty balancing his sport with a budding romance; both are further jeopardized when the United States enters the first World War.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Molly O'Day, Lawford Davidson, Matthew Betz

Votes: 435

47. Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927)

57 min | Action, Adventure

5.5
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Flora Hawks is in love with the overseer of Tarzan's African estate. After a search for a legendary city of diamonds, Tarzon races with his pet lion Jad-bal-ja to save Haws from being sacrificed to a lion-god.

Director: J.P. McGowan | Stars: James Pierce, Frederick Peters, Edna Murphy, Harold Goodwin

Votes: 120

48. West Point (II) (1927)

Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.5
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Wealthy Brice Wayne enters West Point and, though he does well on the football field, angers fellow cadets with his arrogance. Disciplined by the coach he yells "To hell with the Corps!" ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: William Haines, Joan Crawford, William Bakewell, Neil Neely

Votes: 1,685

49. Siren of the Tropics (1927)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Marquis Sévéro, a rich, lazy Parisian, wants to divorce his wife so that he can marry his own goddaughter Denise. But Denise herself loves André Berval, an engineer employed by the marquis.... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Nalpas, Henri Étiévant | Stars: Josephine Baker, Pierre Batcheff, Régina Dalthy, Regina Thomas

Votes: 148

50. Resurrection (1927)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Katusha, a country girl, is seduced and abandoned by Prince Nekludov. Nekludov finds himself, years later, on a jury trying the same Katusha for a crime he now realizes his actions drove ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Dolores del Rio, Rita Carewe, Marc McDermott

Votes: 9 | Gross: $0.45M


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