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Un chien andalou

Un Chien Andalou is an European avant-garde surrealist film, a collaboration between director Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali.

Release On: 5th - June - 1929

Vote Count: 928
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Человек с киноаппаратом

A cameraman wanders around Moscow, Kharkiv, Kyiv and Odesa with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention.

Release On: 8th - January - 1929

Vote Count: 480
Vote Average: 7.9/10

The Broadway Melody

The vaudeville act of Harriet and Queenie Mahoney comes to Broadway, where their friend Eddie Kerns needs them for his number in one of Francis Zanfield's shows. When Eddie meets Queenie, he soon falls in love with her—but she is already being courted by Jock Warriner, a member of New York high society. Queenie eventually recognises that, to Jock, she is nothing more than a toy, and that Eddie is in love with her.

Release On: 8th - February - 1929

Vote Count: 78
Vote Average: 5.3/10


London, 1929. Frank Webber, a very busy Scotland Yard detective, seems to be more interested in his work than in Alice White, his girlfriend. Feeling herself ignored, Alice agrees to go out with an elegant and well-mannered artist who invites her to visit his fancy apartment.

Release On: 28th - July - 1929

Vote Count: 150
Vote Average: 6.6/10

Die Büchse der Pandora

Lulu is a young woman so beautiful and alluring that few can resist her siren charms. The men drawn into her web include respectable newspaper publisher Dr. Ludwig Schön, his musical producer son Alwa, circus performer Rodrigo Quast and Lulu's seedy old friend, Schigolch. When Lulu's charms inevitably lead to tragedy, the downward spiral encompasses them all.

Release On: 30th - January - 1929

Vote Count: 138
Vote Average: 7.7/10

The Cocoanuts

During the Florida land boom, the Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land and thwart a jewel robbery.

Release On: 23rd - May - 1929

Vote Count: 66
Vote Average: 7/10

The Skeleton Dance

The clock strikes midnight, the bats fly from the belfry, a dog howls at the full moon, and two black cats fight in the cemetery: a perfect time for four skeletons to come out and dance a bit.

Release On: 29th - August - 1929

Vote Count: 160
Vote Average: 7.4/10

Noah's Ark

The Biblical story of Noah and the Great Flood, with a parallel story of soldiers in the First World War.

Release On: 15th - June - 1929

Vote Count: 11
Vote Average: 5.8/10

The Manxman

A fisherman and a rising lawyer who grew up as brothers fall in love with the same woman.

Release On: 21st - January - 1929

Vote Count: 47
Vote Average: 6/10

Frau im Mond

A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon. He builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.

Release On: 14th - October - 1929

Vote Count: 60
Vote Average: 7.4/10

Tagebuch einer Verlorenen

Thymian Henning, an innocent young girl, is raped by the clerk of her father's pharmacy. She becomes pregnant, is rejected by her family, and must fend for herself in a harsh, cruel world.

Release On: 27th - September - 1929

Vote Count: 72
Vote Average: 7.4/10


A young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act.

Release On: 1st - February - 1929

Vote Count: 19
Vote Average: 6.4/10

Perfect Day

Two families embark on a pleasant Sunday picnic but manage to run into a variety of issues with their temperamental automobile. Each incident requires repeated exits and reboardings by Laurel, Hardy, their wives and grouchy, gout-ridden Uncle Edgar.

Release On: 10th - August - 1929

Vote Count: 45
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Plane Crazy

Inspired by Lindbergh's flight from New York to Paris, Mickey builds a plane to take Minnie for a trip.

Release On: 17th - March - 1929

Vote Count: 79
Vote Average: 6.4/10

The Haunted House

Mickey seeks shelter from a storm in a house that turns out to be haunted. The skeletons command him to play the organ; they dance and play along.

Release On: 2nd - December - 1929

Vote Count: 54
Vote Average: 6.8/10

The Hoose-Gow

Stan and Ollie arrive as new inmates at a prison after apparently taking part in a hold-up raid, a raid they tell a prison officer they were only watching. The usual mayhem ensues.

Release On: 16th - November - 1929

Vote Count: 36
Vote Average: 7/10

Big Business

Stan and Ollie play door-to-door Christmas tree salesmen in California. They end up getting into an escalating feud with grumpy would-be customer James Finlayson, with his home and their car being destroyed in the melee.

Release On: 20th - April - 1929

Vote Count: 56
Vote Average: 6.7/10

Spite Marriage

An unimpressive but well-intentioned man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn't realize is that he is being used to make the actress' old flame jealous.

Release On: 24th - March - 1929

Vote Count: 33
Vote Average: 6.8/10

El sexto sentido

Carlos and his girlfriend Carmen are a happy and fun couple; however, his friend León and his girlfriend Luisa are quite the opposite; so Carlos recommends León to visit the mysterious Kamus —an artist, a drunkard, a philosopher—, in the hope that he can free him from his depressing and contagious existential pessimism…

Release On: 1st - June - 1929

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 5.9/10

The Karnival Kid

Mickey Mouse is working as a hot dog vendor at a carnival when he meets and quickly falls for Minnie the "Shimmy Dancer". That night, Mickey and a pair of alley cats serenade her by performing the song "Sweet Adeline", much to the dismay of Kat Nipp, who is trying to sleep. The short marks Mickey's first speaking appearance.

Release On: 30th - July - 1929

Vote Count: 31
Vote Average: 5.5/10