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The Best Movies of 1927

Updated December 17, 2019 1.5k votes 57 voters 2.6k views

List of the best movies of 1927, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1927 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 1927. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1927 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1927 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List movies include Metropolis, Wings and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1927?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1927?"

1927 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1927. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1927 aren't just one persons opinion.
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  • The King of Kings1
    24
    8

    The King of Kings

    Joseph Schildkraut, H.B. Warner

    Released1927

    Directed byCecil B. DeMille

    The King of Kings is a 1927 American silent epic film produced and directed by Cecil B....  more
  • London After Midnight2
    22
    6

    London After Midnight

    Lon Chaney, Conrad Nagel

    Released1927

    Directed byTod Browning

    London After Midnight was a 1927 American silent mystery film with horror overtones...  more
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  • Call of the Cuckoo3
    20
    5

    Call of the Cuckoo

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byClyde Bruckman

    Call Of The Cuckoo is a Hal Roach two reel silent film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The...  more
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  • The Second Hundred Years4
    18
    5

    The Second Hundred Years

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byFred Guiol

    The Second Hundred Years is a 1927 American silent comedy short film starring Stan Laurel and...  more
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  • Putting Pants on Philip5
    16
    3

    Putting Pants on Philip

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byClyde Bruckman

    Putting Pants On Philip is a silent short film starring American comedy double act Laurel and...  more
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  • Berlin: Symphony of a Great City6
    Berlin: Symphony of a Metropolis is a 1927 German film directed by Walter Ruttmann, co-written...  more
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  • Love 'em and Weep7
    16
    4

    Love 'em and Weep

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byFred Guiol

    Love 'em and Weep is a silent comedy short film starring Mae Busch, Stan Laurel and Oliver...  more
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  • Quality Street8
    16
    4

    Quality Street

    Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel

    Released1927

    Directed bySidney Franklin

    Quality Street is a 1927 MGM silent film based on the 1901 play by James M. Barrie which...  more
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  • Seeing the World9
    16
    4

    Seeing the World

    Stan Laurel, Jean Darling

    Released1927

    Directed byRobert F. McGowan, Robert A. McGowan

    Seeing the World, also known as A Roamin' Holiday, is a 1927 silent Our Gang film featuring...  more
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  • Do Detectives Think?10
    14
    2

    Do Detectives Think?

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byFred Guiol

    Do Detectives Think? is a silent comedy short film starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy prior...  more
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  • Sailors, Beware!11
    14
    2

    Sailors, Beware!

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byHal Yates, Fred Guiol

    Sailors, Beware! is a silent comedy short film starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy prior to...  more
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  • Slipping Wives12
    14
    2

    Slipping Wives

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byFred Guiol

    Slipping Wives is a silent comedy short film starring Priscilla Dean, Stan Laurel and Oliver...  more
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  • Sugar Daddies13
    14
    2

    Sugar Daddies

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byLeo McCarey, Fred Guiol

    Sugar Daddies is a silent comedy short film starring Jimmy Finlayson, Stan Laurel and Oliver...  more
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  • The Private Life of Helen of Troy14
    14
    2

    The Private Life of Helen of Troy

    Lewis Stone, Ricardo Cortez

    Released1927

    Directed byAlexander Korda

    The Private Life of Helen of Troy is a 1927 American silent film about Helen of Troy based on...  more
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  • Metropolis15
    15
    4

    Metropolis

    Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich

    Released1927

    Directed byFritz Lang

    Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist epic science fiction drama film directed by Fritz...  more

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  • Battle of the Century16
    16
    5

    Battle of the Century

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byClyde Bruckman

    The Battle of the Century is a silent short film starring American comedy double act Laurel...  more
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  • Why Girls Love Sailors17
    16
    6

    Why Girls Love Sailors

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byFred Guiol

    Why Girls Love Sailors is a comedy short silent film directed by Fred Guiol for Hal Roach...  more
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  • Hula18
    14
    4

    Hula

    Clara Bow, Duke Kahanamoku

    Released1927

    Directed byVictor Fleming

    Hula is a 1927 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Victor Fleming, and based on...  more
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  • Twelve Miles Out19
    14
    4

    Twelve Miles Out

    Joan Crawford, Ernest Torrence

    Released1927

    Directed byJack Conway

    Twelve Miles Out is a 1927 silent drama film starring John Gilbert and Joan Crawford....  more
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  • Hawk of the Hills20
    14
    4

    Hawk of the Hills

    Harry Semels, Frank Lackteen

    Released1927

    Directed bySpencer Gordon Bennet

    Hawk of the Hills is a 1927 American Western film serial directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet....  more
  • Tarzan and the Golden Lion21
    12
    2

    Tarzan and the Golden Lion

    James Pierce, Edna Murphy

    Released1927

    Directed byJ. P. McGowan

    Tarzan and the Golden Lion is a Tarzan film based on the 1923 novel of the same name written...  more
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  • With Love and Hisses22
    12
    2

    With Love and Hisses

    Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

    Released1927

    Directed byFred Guiol

    With Love and Hisses is a silent comedy short film starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy prior...  more
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  • Casey at the Bat23
    12
    2

    Casey at the Bat

    Wallace Beery, Sterling Holloway

    Released1927

    Directed byMonte Brice

    Casey at the Bat is a 1927 silent film, directed by Monte Brice, written by Ernest Thayer,...  more
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  • The Golden Stallion24
    12
    2

    The Golden Stallion

    Maurice Bennett Flynn, Joe Bonomo

    Released1927

    Directed byHarry S. Webb

    The Golden Stallion is a 1927 American Western film serial produced by Nat Levine's Mascot...  more
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  • The Love Mart25
    12
    2

    The Love Mart

    Gilbert Roland, Billie Dove

    Released1927

    Directed byGeorge Fitzmaurice

    The Love Mart is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and...  more
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