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Scarface

A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.

Release On: 9th - April - 1932

Vote Count: 395
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Grand Hotel

Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.

Release On: 25th - May - 1932

Vote Count: 208
Vote Average: 7/10


Freaks

A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Release On: 12th - February - 1932

Vote Count: 808
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Tarzan the Ape Man

James Parker and Harry Holt are on an expedition in Africa in search of the elephant burial grounds that will provide enough ivory to make them rich. Parker's beautiful daughter Jane arrives unexpectedly to join them. Jane is terrified when Tarzan and his ape friends abduct her, but when she returns to her father's expedition she has second thoughts about leaving Tarzan.

Release On: 2nd - April - 1932

Vote Count: 139
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Vampyr - Der Traum des Allan Grey

Traveler Allan Gray arrives in the village of Courtempierre and takes lodgings in a small inn. Gray has a great interest in the supernatural, particularly vampires. He's barely settled in when he feels a sinister force descending upon him. In the night an old man enters his room to tell him 'she must not die'. One of the old man's daughters, Leone, has been bitten by a vampire. In order to break the curse, Gray and Leone's sister Gisele must find the original vampire and drive a stake through her heart.

Release On: 6th - May - 1932

Vote Count: 311
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Mummy

An ancient Egyptian priest named Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the field site and searches for the reincarnation of the soul of his lover.

Release On: 1st - January - 1932

Vote Count: 394
Vote Average: 6.9/10


A Farewell to Arms

A tale of the World War I love affair, begun in Italy, between American ambulance driver Lt. Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley. Eventually separated by Frederic's transfer, tremendous challenges and difficult decisions face each as the war rages on.

Release On: 8th - December - 1932

Vote Count: 82
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Island of Lost Souls

An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.

Release On: 31st - December - 1932

Vote Count: 145
Vote Average: 7/10


Santa's Workshop

Santa's little helpers must hurry to finish the toys before Christmas Day.

Release On: 10th - December - 1932

Vote Count: 85
Vote Average: 6.6/10


The Music Box

The Laurel & Hardy Moving Co. have a challenging job on their hands (and backs): hauling a player piano up a monumental flight of stairs to Prof. von Schwarzenhoffen's house. Their task is complicated by a sassy nursemaid and, unbeknownst to them, the impatient Prof. von Schwarzenhoffen himself. But the biggest problem is the force of gravity, which repeatedly pulls the piano back down to the bottom of the stairs.

Release On: 16th - April - 1932

Vote Count: 146
Vote Average: 7.7/10


White Zombie

In Haiti, a wealthy landowner convinces a sorcerer to lure the American woman he has fallen for away from her fiance, only to have the madman decide to keep the woman for himself, as a zombie.

Release On: 28th - July - 1932

Vote Count: 164
Vote Average: 5.9/10


The Most Dangerous Game

When legendary hunter Bob Rainsford is shipwrecked on the perilous reefs surrounding a mysterious island, he finds himself the guest of the reclusive and eccentric Count Zaroff. While he is very gracious at first, Zaroff eventually forces Rainsford and two other shipwreck survivors, brother and sister Eve and Martin Towbridge, to participate in a sadistic game of cat and mouse in which they are the prey and he is the hunter.

Release On: 16th - September - 1932

Vote Count: 159
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The Old Dark House

Seeking shelter from a relentless rainstorm and landslides in a remote region of Wales, five travelers are admitted to a large foreboding old house that belongs to the extremely strange Femm family. Sepulchral Horace Femm and his obsessive, inhospitable sister Rebecca are the group's peculiar hosts. The house also holds surprises - and a brutish mute manservant named Morgan.

Release On: 20th - October - 1932

Vote Count: 159
Vote Average: 6.9/10


I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

A World War I veteran’s dreams of becoming a master architect evaporate in the cold light of economic realities. Things get even worse when he’s falsely convicted of a crime and sent to work on a chain gang.

Release On: 9th - November - 1932

Vote Count: 132
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Shanghai Express

A beautiful temptress re-kindles an old romance while trying to escape her past during a tension-packed train journey.

Release On: 3rd - February - 1932

Vote Count: 124
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Flowers and Trees

A jealous stump threatens two trees that are in love by starting a forest fire. When the rain comes and puts out the fire the forest revives and celebrates the wedding.

Release On: 30th - July - 1932

Vote Count: 108
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Trouble in Paradise

Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette's personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariette, and has to choose between her and Lily.

Release On: 30th - October - 1932

Vote Count: 175
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Le Sang d'un poète

Told in four episodes, an unnamed artist is transported through a mirror into another dimension, where he travels through various bizarre scenarios. This film is the first part of Cocteau's Orphic Trilogy, which consists of The Blood of a Poet (1930), Orpheus (1950) and Testament of Orpheus (1960).

Release On: 20th - January - 1932

Vote Count: 106
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Blonde Venus

American chemist Ned Faraday marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned with Radium and needs an expensive treatment in Germany to have any chance at being cured. Wife Helen returns to night club work to attempt to raise the money and becomes popular as the Blonde Venus. In an effort to get enough money sooner, she prostitutes herself to millionaire Nick Townsend.

Release On: 23rd - September - 1932

Vote Count: 79
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Boudu sauvé des eaux

Michel Simon gives one of the most memorable performances in screen history as Boudu, a Parisian tramp who takes a suicidal plunge into the Seine and is rescued by a well-to-do bookseller, Edouard Lestingois. The Lestingois family decides to take in the irrepressible bum, and he shows his gratitude by shaking the household to its foundations. With Boudu Saved from Drowning, legendary director Jean Renoir takes advantage of a host of Parisian locations and the anarchic charms of his lead actor to create an effervescent satire of the bourgeoisie.

Release On: 11th - November - 1932

Vote Count: 81
Vote Average: 7.1/10