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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: 438
Vote Average: 7.5/10

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: 439
Vote Average: 6.9/10


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: 898
Vote Average: 7.8/10

Grand Hotel

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

Release On: 25th - May - 1932

Vote Count: 231
Vote Average: 7/10

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: 166
Vote Average: 7.1/10

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: 150
Vote Average: 6.8/10

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: 364
Vote Average: 7.4/10

Number Seventeen

A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail.

Release On: 18th - July - 1932

Vote Count: 75
Vote Average: 5.5/10

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: 197
Vote Average: 7.5/10

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: 125
Vote Average: 6.8/10

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: 177
Vote Average: 6.9/10

Horse Feathers

Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley U, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin U.

Release On: 19th - August - 1932

Vote Count: 160
Vote Average: 6.9/10

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: 186
Vote Average: 5.9/10

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: 142
Vote Average: 7.8/10

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: 159
Vote Average: 7.6/10

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: 183
Vote Average: 7/10

The Mask of Fu Manchu

The villainous Dr. Fu Manchu races against a team of Englishmen to find the tomb of Ghengis Khan, because he wants to use the relics to cause an uprising in the East to wipe out the white race.

Release On: 5th - November - 1932

Vote Count: 55
Vote Average: 5.6/10

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: 92
Vote Average: 6.3/10

Murders in the Rue Morgue

In 19th Century Paris, the maniacal Dr. Mirakle abducts young women and injects them with ape blood in an attempt to prove ape-human kinship. He constantly meets failure as the abducted women die. Medical student Pierre Dupin discovers what Mirakle is doing too late to prevent the abduction of his girlfriend Camille. Now he desperately tries to enlist the help of the police to get her back.

Release On: 21st - February - 1932

Vote Count: 82
Vote Average: 6.2/10

Shanghai Express

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

Release On: 12th - February - 1932

Vote Count: 130
Vote Average: 7/10