ACADEMY AWARDS 1930 #2.

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All films nominated in the Academy Awards of 1930 (April 3, 1930).

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1. In Old Arizona (1928)

95 min | Romance, Western

A charming, happy-go-lucky bandit in old Arizona plays cat-and-mouse with the sheriff trying to catch him while he romances a local beauty.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, Dorothy Burgess, Henry Armetta

Votes: 773

2. Alibi (1929)

18 | 91 min | Crime

Chick Williams, a prohibition gangster, rejoins his mob soon after being released from prison. When a policeman is murdered during a robbery, he falls under suspicion. The gangster took ... See full summary »

Director: Roland West | Stars: Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch, Eleanor Griffith

Votes: 558

3. The Patriot (1928)

18 | 113 min | Drama

In 18th-Century Russia, the Czar, Paul, is surrounded by murderous plots and trusts only Count Pahlen. Pahlen wishes to protect his friend, the mad king, but because of the horror of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Lewis Stone, Florence Vidor, Vera Voronina

4. Thunderbolt (1929)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A criminal known as Thunderbolt is imprisoned and facing execution. Into the next cell is placed Bob Moran, an innocent man who has been framed and who is in love with Thunderbolt's girl. ... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Fay Wray, Richard Arlen, Tully Marshall

Votes: 451

5. The Valiant (1929)

66 min | Drama

After killing an unknown man for an unknown reason, a mysterious drifter turns himself to the law, under a false name intending to protect his own family's honor. But when the news of his ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Paul Muni, Marguerite Churchill, Johnny Mack Brown, DeWitt Jennings

Votes: 201

6. The Broadway Melody (1929)

18 | 100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Bessie Love, Anita Page, Charles King, The Angeles Twins

Votes: 5,585 | Gross: $2.81M

7. The Divine Lady (1929)

99 min | Drama, History, Romance

The story of the romance between Emma, Lady Hamilton, and British war hero Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, H.B. Warner, Ian Keith

Votes: 570

8. The Barker (1928)

80 min | Drama, Romance

A carnival barker wants his son to become a lawyer, but his son gets side-tracked into joining the carnival too.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Milton Sills, Dorothy Mackaill, Betty Compson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Votes: 63

9. Dynamiet (1929)

129 min | Drama

Wealthy Cynthia is in love with not-so-wealthy Roger, who is married to Marcia. The threesome is terribly modern about the situation, and Marcia will gladly divorce Roger if Cynthia agrees ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Julia Faye

Votes: 345

10. Het ontwaken (1928)

18 | 90 min | Drama, Romance

The Awakening (1928) is a feature film directed by Victor Fleming.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Vilma Bánky, Walter Byron, Louis Wolheim, George Davis

Votes: 31

11. 4 Devils (1928)

100 min | Drama

Four orphans, raised by an aging clown, becomes a high wire act in a circus.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Mary Duncan, Charles Morton, Barry Norton

Votes: 118

12. Our Dancing Daughters (1928)

85 min | Drama

A flapper who's secretly a good girl and a gold digging floozy masquerading as an ingénue both vie for the hand of a millionaire.

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther, Dorothy Sebastian

Votes: 1,329 | Gross: $0.76M

13. Drag (1929)

85 min | Drama

A writer is torn between his wife, and a more sophisticated woman that he lusts after.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Lucien Littlefield, Kathrin Clare Ward, Alice Day

Votes: 26

14. Weary River (1929)

86 min | Drama, Romance

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: 318

15. The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)

130 min | Musical

An all-star revue featuring MGM contract players.

Directors: Charles Reisner, Christy Cabanne, Norman Houston | Stars: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert, Norma Shearer

Votes: 1,646

16. A Woman of Affairs (1928)

98 min | Drama

When two childhood sweethearts are kept from marrying, misery ensues.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Lewis Stone, Johnny Mack Brown

Votes: 1,218 | Gross: $0.85M

17. Sal of Singapore (1928)

70 min | Drama

Sailors find a baby in a rowboat and head to shore to find a woman who knows how to care for it.

Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: Phyllis Haver, Alan Hale, Fred Kohler, Noble Johnson

Votes: 17

18. Skyscraper (1928)

68 min | Drama

A man pretends to be interested in his fellow steel worker's sweetheart, in order to help the man recover his spirit and come out of depression.

Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: William Boyd, Alan Hale, Sue Carol, Alberta Vaughn

Votes: 46

19. The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

There is a big charity function at the house of Mrs. Cheyney and a lot of society is present. With her rich husband, deceased, rich old Lord Elton and playboy Lord Arthur Dilling are both ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Norma Shearer, Basil Rathbone, George Barraud, Herbert Bunston

Votes: 303

20. The Cop (1928)

77 min | Crime, Drama

Pete Smith, a lift bridge operator in a harbor, feels lonely in his cabin, his only visitor being a policeman on patrol, Sgt. Coughlin. One night, after hearing shots, Smith gives shelter ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crisp | Stars: William Boyd, Alan Hale, Jacqueline Logan, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 17

21. The Leatherneck (1929)

65 min | Drama, War

An odd little film about male bonding. At the end of WW I, two Americans (William Boyd and Robert Armstrong) befriend a simple minded German (Alan Hale) and win him over into becoming an ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Higgin | Stars: William Boyd, Alan Hale, Robert Armstrong, Fred Kohler

Votes: 41

22. Wonder of Women (1929)

95 min | Drama

A German pianist is going to break up with his unfaithful wife, when he receives the message that his favourite stepchild has died.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams, Peggy Wood, Harry Myers

Votes: 13

23. Madame X (1929)

95 min | Drama

A young lawyer unknowingly defends his mother who abandoned him when he was three.

Director: Lionel Barrymore | Stars: Lewis Stone, Ruth Chatterton, Raymond Hackett, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 340

24. Street Angel (1928)

102 min | Drama

A woman on the run from the law finds her past catching up to her just as she is on the verge of true happiness.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Natalie Kingston, Henry Armetta

Votes: 1,854

25. Coquette (1929)

76 min | Drama, Romance

A flirtatious Southern belle is compromised with one of her suitors.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore, John St. Polis

Votes: 1,848

26. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929)

86 min | Drama

A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.

Director: Charles Brabin | Stars: Lili Damita, Ernest Torrence, Raquel Torres, Don Alvarado

Votes: 39

27. The Letter (1929)

65 min | Drama

Jeanne Eagels plays the bored and restless Leslie Crosbie who turns to another man, Geoffrey Hammond (Herbert Marshall) for attention when neglected by her husband Robert (Reginald Owen). ... See full summary »

Director: Jean de Limur | Stars: Jeanne Eagels, Reginald Owen, Herbert Marshall, Irene Browne

Votes: 512

28. Witte schaduwen van de Zuidzee (1928)

88 min | Drama, Romance

An alcoholic doctor on a Polynesian island, disgusted by white exploitation of the natives, finds himself marooned on a pristinely beautiful island.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Monte Blue, Raquel Torres, Robert Anderson, Renee Bush

Votes: 654



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