1931 Movies
Mata Hari (1931)

Mata Hari (1931)

Mata Hari (1931)
IMDb: N/A
89

A semi-fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of spying for Germany during World War I.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
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98

Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men – a good and an evil side. He believes that by separating the two, man can become liberated….

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Blonde Crazy (1931)

Blonde Crazy (1931)

Blonde Crazy (1931)
IMDb: N/A
79

Adventures of a cocky con man and his beautiful accomplice.

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Mädchen in Uniform (1931)

Mädchen in Uniform (1931)

Mädchen in Uniform (1931)
IMDb: N/A
88

A sensitive girl is sent to an all-girls boarding school and develops a romantic attachment to one of her teachers. One of the earliest narrative films to explicitly portray homosexuality….

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Genre: Drama
The Fighting Marshall (1931)

The Fighting Marshall (1931)

The Fighting Marshall (1931)
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58

Not knowing he has just been pardoned, Tim Benton (Tim McCoy, Texas Cyclone) escapes from prison with his cellmate, Red Larkin (Matthew Betz, The Wedding March), a dangerous killer. Disguised…

Genre: Western
The Champ (1931)

The Champ (1931)

The Champ (1931)
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86

A broken-down alcoholic prizefighter struggles to keep custody of his adoring son.

Genre: Drama
Frankenstein (1931)

Frankenstein (1931)

Frankenstein (1931)
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71

Dr. Henry Frankenstein attempts to create life by assembling a creature from body parts of the deceased. Aided by his loyal misshapen assistant, Fritz, Frankenstein succeeds in animating his monster,…

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A Bronx Morning (1931)

A Bronx Morning (1931)

A Bronx Morning (1931)
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11

Arrival in the Bronx is shown with a view from an elevated train as it enters the city. Then follows a montage of sights from the Bronx. Many typical neighborhood…

Genre: Documentary
La Chienne (1931)

La Chienne (1931)

La Chienne (1931)
IMDb: N/A
91

Cashier Maurice Legrand is married to Adele, a terror. By chance, he meets Lucienne, “Lulu”, and make her his mistress. He thinks he finally met love, but Lulu is nothing…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Comradeship (1931)

Comradeship (1931)

Comradeship (1931)
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93

The picture tells of a mine disaster where German miners rescue French miners from an undergound fire and explosion. The story takes place in the Lorraine/Saar region, along the border…

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Genre: Drama
Platinum Blonde (1931)

Platinum Blonde (1931)

Platinum Blonde (1931)
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89

Anne Schuyler is an upper-crust socialite who bullies her reporter husband into conforming to her highfalutin ways. The husband chafes at the confinement of high society, though, and yearns for…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Spirit of Notre Dame (1931)

The Spirit of Notre Dame (1931)

The Spirit of Notre Dame (1931)
IMDb: N/A
80

Story of two friends who play football, one of whom is a self-centered quarterback who thinks he’s the only man on the team.

Genre: Drama
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931)

Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931)

Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) (1931)
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76

A young woman runs away from an abusive home and pre-arranged marriage only to be frustrated in her attempts to find happiness with a handsome engineer.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1931)

Berlin Alexanderplatz (1931)

Berlin Alexanderplatz (1931)
IMDb: N/A
90

Franz Biberkopf has served four years in prison. His return to normal life is not successful.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Congress Dances (1931)

The Congress Dances (1931)

The Congress Dances (1931)
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94

Vienna glove-sales-lady Christl falls in love to Czar Alexander. Metternich tries to use this to keep him out of the conferences of the Vienna Congress from 1815.

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Genre: Comedy, History
Sidewalks of New York (1931)

Sidewalks of New York (1931)

Sidewalks of New York (1931)
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74

A dim-witted slumlord tries to reform a gang of urban boys (and impress an attractive young woman) by transforming their rough neighborhood into a more decent place.

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Working on the Douro River (1931)

Working on the Douro River (1931)

Working on the Douro River (1931)
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20

Short silent documentary from 1931 about those working on the River Douro in Oporto.

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Genre: Documentary
Monkey Business (1931)

Monkey Business (1931)

Monkey Business (1931)
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77

Four stowaways get mixed up with gangsters while running riot on an ocean liner.

Genre: Comedy, Music
I Surrender Dear (1931)

I Surrender Dear (1931)

I Surrender Dear (1931)
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21

A short musical comedic romance starring Bing Crosby as … Bing Crosby. This 2 reel short was directed by Mack Sennett.

Genre: Comedy, Music
Philips-Radio (1931)

Philips-Radio (1931)

Philips-Radio (1931)
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36

An industrial film which shows the operations inside the Philips Radio plant: In a mêlée of activity, glassblowers make delicate glass bulbs. Machinery assists the bulb manufacture. A virtuoso glassblower…

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Genre: Documentary
An American Tragedy (1931)

An American Tragedy (1931)

An American Tragedy (1931)
IMDb: N/A
96

A social climber charms a debutante, seduces a factory worker and commits murder.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
I’ll Be Alone After Midnight (1931)

I’ll Be Alone After Midnight (1931)

I’ll Be Alone After Midnight (1931)
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102

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Pardon Us (1931)

Pardon Us (1931)

Pardon Us (1931)
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56

It’s Prohibition, and the boys wind up behind bars after Stan sells some of their home-brew beer to a policeman.

Genre: Comedy
Bad Girl (1931)

Bad Girl (1931)

Bad Girl (1931)
IMDb: N/A
90

A man and woman, skeptical about romance, nonetheless fall in love and are wed, but their lack of confidence in the opposite sex haunts their marriage.

Genre: Romance
The Woman Between (1931)

The Woman Between (1931)

The Woman Between (1931)
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73

Returning after a long absence, a man learns the woman he fell in love with on the ship going home is his stepmother.

Genre: Drama
Tabu (1931)

Tabu (1931)

Tabu (1931)
IMDb: N/A
86

The youngsters Matahi and Reri are in love with each other. The old warrior Hitu announces that Reri is to be the new chosen virgin for the gods. This means…

The Neighbor’s Wife and Mine (1931)

The Neighbor’s Wife and Mine (1931)

The Neighbor’s Wife and Mine (1931)
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64

A playwright moves to a rural neighborhood to avoid the distractions of the city, but he discovers there are plenty of ways to get sidetracked in his new home, too.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)

The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)

The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
IMDb: N/A
93

A simple wink, intended by Austrian palace guard Lt. Nikolaus von Preyn for girlfriend, Franzi, is accidentally intercepted — and misread — by the visiting Princess Anna. As a result,…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Miracle Woman (1931)

The Miracle Woman (1931)

The Miracle Woman (1931)
IMDb: N/A
90

After an unappreciated minister dies, his daughter loses her faith in God, prompting her to open a phony temple with a con man. Can the love of a blind aviator…

Genre: Drama
Night Nurse (1931)

Night Nurse (1931)

Night Nurse (1931)
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72

Lora Hart manages to land a job in a hospital as a trainee nurse. Upon completion of her training she goes to work as a night nurse for two small…

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Smart Money (1931)

Smart Money (1931)

Smart Money (1931)
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81

Two brothers’ trip to the big city to do a little gambling results in a fateful turn of events.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Dragnet Night (1931)

Dragnet Night (1931)

Dragnet Night (1931)
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109

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Genre: Drama
Arizona (1931)

Arizona (1931)

Arizona (1931)
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70

A West Point graduate (John Wayne) jilts his girlfriend (Laura La Plante) but runs into her later at an Army outpost.

Genre: Drama, Romance
On purge bébé (1931)

On purge bébé (1931)

On purge bébé (1931)
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56

A little boy won’t go to the bathroom, which leads to all sorts of complications for his parents and their friends.

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Genre: Comedy
The Black Camel (1931)

The Black Camel (1931)

The Black Camel (1931)
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71

Movie star Shelah Fane is seeing wealthy Alan Jaynes while filming in Honolulu, Hawaii, but won’t marry him without consulting famed psychic Tanaverro first. Tanaverro confronts her about the unsolved…

A Free Soul (1931)

A Free Soul (1931)

A Free Soul (1931)
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93

An alcoholic lawyer who successfully defended a notorious gambler on a murder charge objects when his free-spirited daughter becomes romantically involved with him.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Laughing Sinners (1931)

Laughing Sinners (1931)

Laughing Sinners (1931)
IMDb: N/A
72

Ivy Stevens (Joan Crawford) is a cafe entertainer in love with a shifty salesman (Neil Hamilton) who deserts her. In attempting to commit suicide, she is saved by Carl (Clark…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Maltese Falcon (1931)

The Maltese Falcon (1931)

The Maltese Falcon (1931)
IMDb: N/A
80

A lovely dame with dangerous lies employs the services of a private detective, who is quickly caught up in the mystery and intrigue of a statuette known as the Maltese…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Trader Horn (1931)

Trader Horn (1931)

Trader Horn (1931)
IMDb: N/A
122

While on safari in an unexplored area of Africa, Trader Horn and Peru find missionary Edith Trent killed by natives. They decide to carry on her quest for her lost…

Genre: Action, Adventure
M (1931)

M (1931)

M (1931)
IMDb: N/A
117

In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert’s heinous crimes are so repellant and…

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