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Best Pre-Code Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Pre-code films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all pre-code movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This pre-code movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of pre-code films also contains pre-code movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This pre-code films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best pre-code movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This pre-code movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Help out your favorites on this list by upvoting them to the top of the list.

List of pre-code films includes pre-code movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Make this list even more social by re-ranking it to fit your opinions, making it votable then sharing it with your friends on social networks.

These are the top films in the pre-code genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the pre-code genre in it. Be it the motifs of the pre-code genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Be sure to thums up items like The Gay Divorcee or Hold Your Man if you like them. If we missed any pre-code movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous pre-code movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about pre-code movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the pre-code movies. List includes photos and pre-code movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

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Whether you're at home and want to watch these pre-code movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good pre-code movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest pre-code movies, here is the full pre-code movies list, ordered from best to worst.

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    James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Beryl Mercer

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    Bebe Daniels, William Dieterle, nm0871546

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    Maggie Cheung, Mary Astor, Clark Gable

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    Dick Powell, James Cagney, Arthur Hohl

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    Edward G. Robinson, Glenda Farrell, Ralph Ince

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    Clark Gable, Eddy Chandler, Blanche Friderici

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    Groucho Marx, Margaret Dumont, Eric Mayne

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    Tod Browning, Joan Standing, Bela Lugosi

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    Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers, Aline MacMahon

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    John Wayne, Barbara Stanwyck, Heinie Conklin

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    Groucho Marx, Margaret Dumont, Harpo Marx

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    Groucho Marx, Margaret Dumont, Harpo Marx

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    Glenda Farrell, Paul Muni, Noel Francis

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    Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Tully Marshall

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    Clark Gable, Norma Shearer, Lionel Barrymore

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    Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Reginald Denny

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    Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Hugh Herbert

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    Warner Baxter, Dick Powell, Bebe Daniels

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    Paul Muni, Boris Karloff, Karen Morley

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    Robert Montgomery, Norma Shearer, Chester Morris

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    Wolfgang Staudte, Raymond Griffith, Robert Parrish

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    Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Joan Blondell

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    Boris Karloff, Bramwell Fletcher, David Manners

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    Maurice Chevalier, Eugene Pallette, Jeanette MacDonald

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    Maurice Chevalier, Sterling Holloway, Minna Gombell

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    Clark Gable, Wallace Ford, Samuel S. Hinds

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    Dutch Hendrian, Hale Hamilton, Buster Crabbe

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    Loretta Young, Louise Closser Hale, Walter Catlett

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    Eugene Pallette, Louise Closser Hale, Lawrence Grant

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    Cary Grant, Heinie Conklin, Gilbert Roland

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    Frank Fay, Myrna Loy, Raquel Torres

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    Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Blondell

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    Lee Tracy, Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray

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    Cary Grant, Hattie McDaniel, Dickie Moore

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    Charles Boyer, Chester Morris, Lewis Stone

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    Maurice Chevalier, Charlie Ruggles, George Barbier

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    Fredric March, Rose Hobart, Holmes Herbert

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    Glenda Farrell, Holmes Herbert, Edwin Maxwell

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    Sterling Holloway, Clark Gable, Fred Astaire

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    Roland Varno, Hans Albers, Ilse Furstenberg

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    Charlie Ruggles, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall

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    Leon Ames, Ian McShane, Boris Karloff

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