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List of the best movies of 1933, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1933 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1933. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1933 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1933 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

Movies include everything from Duck Soup to King Kong.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1933?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1933?"

1933 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1933. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1933 aren't just one persons opinion.

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King Kong Fay Wray, Merian C. Cooper, Bruce Cabot

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42nd Street Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler

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Duck Soup Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx

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Little Women Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Edna May Oliver

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Dinner at Eight Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore

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She Done Him Wrong Cary Grant, Mae West, Rochelle Hudson

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Morning Glory Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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The Invisible Man Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, Una O'Connor

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Mystery of the Wax Museum Fay Wray, Lionel Atwill, Glenda Farrell

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Footlight Parade James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Dorothy Lamour

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The Private Life of Henry VIII Charles Laughton, Merle Oberon, Elsa Lanchester

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Sons of the Desert Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Robert Cummings

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Fighting with Kit Carson Johnny Mack Brown, Noah Beery, Jr.

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Flying Down to Rio Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Dolores del Río

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The Bowery Lucille Ball, Fay Wray, Jackie Cooper

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Queen Christina Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Reginald Owen

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Gold Diggers of 1933 Ginger Rogers, Joan Blondell, Billy Barty

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The Kiss Before the Mirror Walter Pidgeon, Gloria Stuart, Frank Morgan

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International House Bela Lugosi, George Burns, W. C. Fields

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Torch Singer Claudette Colbert, Ricardo Cortez, David Manners

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Dancing Lady Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire

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Son of Kong Helen Mack, Frank Reicher, Noble Johnson

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Baby Face John Wayne, Barbara Stanwyck, Margaret Lindsay

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The Ghoul Boris Karloff, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke

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Bureau of Missing Persons Bette Davis, Lewis Stone, Glenda Farrell

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I'm No Angel Cary Grant, Mae West, Edward Arnold

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Riders of Destiny John Wayne, George "Gabby" Hayes, Yakima Canutt

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Tugboat Annie Maureen O'Sullivan, Robert Young, Wallace Beery

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To the Last Man Shirley Temple, John Carradine, Randolph Scott

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Ladies They Talk About Barbara Stanwyck, Lillian Roth, Preston Foster

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Roman Scandals Lucille Ball, Paulette Goddard, Gloria Stuart

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I Cover the Waterfront Claudette Colbert, Ben Lyon, Ernest Torrence

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State Fair Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, Lew Ayres

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Secrets Mary Pickford, Leslie Howard

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College Humor Bing Crosby, George Burns, Gracie Allen

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Going Hollywood Bing Crosby, Marion Davies, Sterling Holloway

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Busy Bodies Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall

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Bombshell Jean Harlow, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone

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Female Humphrey Bogart, Johnny Mack Brown, Ruth Chatterton

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The Devil's Brother Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd

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Cavalcade Betty Grable, Margaret Lindsay, Una O'Connor

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So This Is Harris! Phil Harris, Walter Catlett

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Hell Below Walter Huston, Robert Young, Robert Montgomery

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Wild Boys of the Road Ward Bond, Rochelle Hudson, Sterling Holloway

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Today We Live Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young

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Dirty Work Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Lucien Littlefield

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The World Changes Mary Astor, Paul Muni, Aline MacMahon

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The Thundering Herd Randolph Scott, Harry Carey, Buster Crabbe

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Rafter Romance Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster

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The Three Musketeers John Wayne, Noah Beery, Jr.