Search results for "John Barrymore"


Dinner at Eight (1933) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An ambitious New York socialite plans an extravagant dinner party as her businessman husband, Oliver, contends with financial woes, causing a lot of tension between the couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marie Dressler  •  John Barrymore  •  Wallace Beery  •  Jean Harlow

Don Juan (1926) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 1991

If there was one thing that Don Juan de Marana learned from his father Don Jose, it was that women gave you three things - life, disillusionment and death. In his father's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan Crosland
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Mary Astor  •  Myrna Loy  •  Hedda Hopper

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) RT 92% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 1999

A doctor's research into the roots of evil turns him into a hideous depraved fiend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John S. Robertson
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Charles Willis Lane  •  Brandon Hurst  •  Cecil Clovelly

Grand Hotel (1932) RT 86% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2004

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

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Greta Garbo  •  John Barrymore  •  Joan Crawford  •  Wallace Beery

Maytime (1937) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2012

An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  John Barrymore  •  Herman Bing

Midnight (1939) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2008

An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  Claudette Colbert  •  Don Ameche  •  John Barrymore  •  Francis Lederer

Romeo and Juliet (1936) RT 75% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Scenes of combat that will stir your pulse...tender haunting romance that will stay ever fresh in your memory...spectacular beauty that will set a feast for your eyes...in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Leslie Howard  •  John Barrymore  •  Edna May Oliver

The Invisible Woman (1940) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Sep 1993

An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Virginia Bruce  •  John Barrymore  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Oskar Homolka

The Show of Shows (1929)

It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice gave offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era to see and for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  John G. Adolfi
CAST:  Frank Fay  •  William Courtenay  •  H.B. Warner  •  Hobart Bosworth

Twentieth Century (1934) RT 88% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Oscar Jaffe is a successful Broadway director, Lily Garland his biggest star. When she leaves his direction, his success goes with her. When he recognizes her aboard the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Carole Lombard  •  Walter Connolly  •  Roscoe Karns




Marie Antoinette (1938) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer) is arranged to marry Louis XVI (Robert Morley), future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The dapper British sleuth (John Howard) beats a Scotland Yard colonel (John Barrymore) to the stolen formula for a new bomb.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Louis King
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  John Howard  •  Louise Campbell  •  Reginald Denny

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Tempest (1928) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2003

In the final days of Czarist Russia, a peasant is raised from the ranks to Lieutenant. The other officers, aristocrats all, resent him, and make his life difficult. He falls ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Taylor
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Camilla Horn  •  Louis Wolheim  •  Boris de Fast

A Bill of Divorcement (1932) RT Audience 53%

Hillary Fairfield returns home after fifteen years in an asylum with sanity restored. But he is disturbed to find that everything has changed: his daughter grown and about to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Billie Burke  •  David Manners

State's Attorney (1932)

DVD release: Jun 2012

Corrupt alcoholic attorney Tom Cardigan is one of the best lawyers around, commanding the courtroom like a stage and often winning his cases. Mobster Valentine Powers, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Archainbaud
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Helen Twelvetrees  •  Jill Esmond  •  William 'Stage' Boyd

Arsène Lupin (1932)

A charming and very daring thief known as Arsene Lupin is terrorizing the wealthy of Paris, he even goes so far as to threaten the Mona Lisa. But the police, led by the great ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Karen Morley  •  John Miljan

Night Flight (1933) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jun 2011

A mail company pushes their pilots to fly overnight to increase their delivery speed, but storms threaten.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Helen Hayes  •  Clark Gable  •  Lionel Barrymore

Reunion in Vienna (1933)

An exiled archduke (John Barrymore) tries to renew romance with a former lover (Diana Wynyard) now wed to a psychiatrist (Frank Morgan).  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sidney Franklin
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Diana Wynyard  •  Frank Morgan  •  Una Merkel

Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1917)

AJ Raffles, a handsome jewel thief masquerades as a gentleman of society fitting in with well-to-do people. He dons a mask and waits for an opportune moment to steal ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  George Irving
CAST:  John Barrymore  •  Evelyn Brent  •  Frank Morgan  •  Christine Mayo