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



1. Metropolis (1927)

AL | 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: 138,264 | Gross: $1.24M

2. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

94 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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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: 41,593

3. Wings (1927)

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

7.7
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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: 9,769 | Gross: $6.59M

4. The Jazz Singer (1927)

88 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.7
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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: 7,998 | Gross: $7.63M

5. London After Midnight (1927)

69 min | Horror

6.9
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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: 1,101

6. Napoléon vu par Abel Gance (1927)

240 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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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: 6,132

7. It (1927)

72 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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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: 2,665 | Gross: $0.41M

8. 7th Heaven (1927)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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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: 2,590 | Gross: $1.32M

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

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: 8,661

10. The King of Kings (1927)

155 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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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: 1,660 | Gross: $1.77M

11. Oktyabr (1927)

142 min | Drama, History

7.5
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In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government and the decrees of peace and of land in ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 6,118

12. De Negerhut van Oom Tom (1927)

144 min | Drama, History

6.9
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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: 340

13. The Unknown (1927)

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: 6,260 | Gross: $0.41M

14. Underworld (1927)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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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: 2,090 | Gross: $0.75M

15. The Ring (I) (1927)

116 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.3
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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: 2,759

16. Downhill (1927)

80 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: 1,762

17. The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927)

106 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 1,196

18. College (1927)

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: 3,850

19. Chicago (1927)

118 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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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: 316 | Gross: $1.05M

20. Annie Laurie (1927)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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The story of the famous battle between the Scots clans of Macdonald and Campbell, and the young woman who comes between them, Annie Laurie.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Lillian Gish, Norman Kerry, Creighton Hale, Joseph Striker

Votes: 339 | Gross: $0.43M

21. Buttons (1927)

70 min | Drama

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A young street orphan, Buttons, gets a job as a pageboy on an ocean liner. He and his friend, Slugger, get on the wrong side of the ship's captain, however, when they try to tell him his ... See full summary »

Director: George W. Hill | Stars: Jackie Coogan, Lars Hanson, Gertrude Olmstead, Paul Hurst

22. Love (1927)

82 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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: 799 | Gross: $0.95M

23. The Kid Brother (1927)

82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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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: 3,241 | Gross: $0.71M

24. Two Arabian Knights (1927)

92 min | Comedy, Romance, Adventure

6.8
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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: 720 | Gross: $0.51M

25. Mr. Wu (1927)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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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: 508 | Gross: $0.47M

26. De kat en de kanarie (1927)

14 | 108 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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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: 2,370

27. The Scar of Shame (1927)

68 min | Drama

6.2
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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: 231

28. The Way of All Flesh (1927)

94 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 109 | Gross: $0.86M

29. Mother Machree (1927)

75 min | Drama

5.3
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Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But when her position is found out, the school expels ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Belle Bennett, Philippe De Lacy, Victor McLaglen, Ted McNamara

Votes: 107

30. West Point (II) (1927)

95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.7
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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: 1,652

31. Orchids and Ermine (1927)

70 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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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: 96

32. My Best Girl (1927)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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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: 728 | Gross: $2.24M

33. The Show (1927)

76 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Performers in a Budapest sideshow encounter love, greed, and murder.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Lionel Barrymore, Edward Connelly

Votes: 463

34. Konets Sankt-Peterburga (1927)

18 | 85 min | Drama

7.6
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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: 1,290

35. Potseluy Meri Pikford (1927)

56 min | Comedy

6.5
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Goga is a Russian man who has no luck with women. He has a chance meeting with Mary Pickford. She kisses him in full view of several and he instantly becomes attractive to them. They chase ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Komarov | Stars: Igor Ilyinsky, Anel Sudakevich, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks

Votes: 86

36. Ham and Eggs at the Front (1927)

60 min | Comedy

5.8
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 14

37. The Red Mill (1927)

74 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A tavern worker and the daughter of a burgomaster enter into elaborate masquerades in order to win the hearts of the men they love.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Marion Davies, Owen Moore, Louise Fazenda, George Siegmann

Votes: 1,239

38. Rough House Rosie (1927)

66 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.9
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A poor but ambitious young girl is determined to crash high society, but isn't prepared for the reception she receives.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Clara Bow, Reed Howes, Arthur Housman, Doris Hill

Votes: 11

39. Now We're in the Air (1927)

60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Wally and Ray are cousins intent upon getting the fortune of their Scotch gran-dad, an aviation nut. They become mixed-up with the U. S. flying corps and are wafted over the enemy lines in ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Wallace Beery, Raymond Hatton, Russell Simpson, Louise Brooks

Votes: 20 | Gross: $0.47M

40. Hotel Imperial (1927)

85 min | Drama, War

6.9
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During World War I, a hotel maid and Austrian officer in hiding attempt to survive in a Russian-occupied town.

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Pola Negri, James Hall, George Siegmann, Max Davidson

Votes: 189

41. Tretya meshchanskaya (1927)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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: 881

42. Long Pants (1927)

60 min | Comedy

6.5
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Harry Shelby has been kept in knee pants for years by his overprotective parents, but the day finally comes when Harry is given his first pair of long pants. Almost immediately, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe, Priscilla Bonner

Votes: 386

43. Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney (1927)

104 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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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: 589

44. La glace à trois faces (1927)

45 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Psychological narrative avantgarde film about a wealthy young businessman who consecutively falls in love with a classy English woman (Pearl), a Russian sculptress (Athalia), and a naive ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Epstein | Stars: Jeanne Helbling, Suzy Pierson, Olga Day, Raymond Guérin-Catelain

Votes: 675

45. The Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands (1927)

107 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Dramatic reconstruction of two 1914 naval battles off Coronel and the Falkland Islands.The first a defeat of the British by Vice Admiral Maximilian von Spee, the second a retaliation by the British under vice Admiral Sturdee.

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Roger Maxwell, Craighall Sherry, Hans von Slock

Votes: 54

46. The Patent Leather Kid (1927)

150 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.8
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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: 419

47. Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927)

57 min | Action, Adventure

5.3
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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: 116

48. Children of Divorce (1927)

70 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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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: 143

49. Rolled Stockings (1927)

70 min | Drama, Romance

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Mr. Treadway is disappointed with son Jim ( James Hall ) for not making the boat crew at college while his freshman brother, Ralph ( Richard Arlen ), makes the team and upholds the family ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Rosson | Stars: James Hall, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen, Nancy Phillips

50. The Gaucho (1927)

115 min | Adventure, Romance

7.2
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A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich ... See full summary »

Director: F. Richard Jones | Stars: Lupe Velez, Joan Barclay, Eve Southern, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 261


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