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The Best Movies of 1929

List of the best movies of 1929, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1929 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 1929. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1929 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1929 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

Movies on this list include The Cocoanuts and A Farewell to Arms.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1929?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1929?"

1929 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1929. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1929 aren't just one persons opinion.
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  • Bouncing Babies is a 1929 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. Produced by Hal Roach and released to theaters by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, it was the 92nd Our Gang short to be ...more
  • Mickey's selling hot dogs at the fair and heckling rival barker Kat Nipp; later, he serenades "shimmy dancer" Minnie with the help of two rowdy cat pals.
  • The Hoose-Gow is a 1929 short film starring Laurel and Hardy, directed by James Parrott and produced by Hal Roach.
  • Lazy Days is a 1929 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Robert F. McGowan. Produced by Hal Roach and released to theaters by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, it was the 89th Our Gang short to be released.
  • Boxing Gloves is a 1929 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Robert A. McGowan under the pseudonym "Anthony Mack". Produced by Hal Roach and released to theaters by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on September ...more
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a 1929 American mystery film directed by Basil Dean and starring Clive Brook, H. Reeves-Smith and Betty Lawford. The film shares its title with the third volume of ...more
  • They Had to See Paris is a 1929 film directed by Frank Borzage.
  • Hot Stuff is a 1929 film directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
  • Mickey's Mix-Up is a 1929 short film in Larry Darmour's Mickey McGuire series starring a young Mickey Rooney. Directed by Albert Herman, the two-reel short was released to theaters on October 13, ...more
  • Tiger Rose is a 1929 early sound adventure film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was directed by George Fitzmaurice and is based on a 1917 play, Tiger Rose, by Willard Mack. This ...more
  • St. Louis Blues is a 1929 American two-reel short film starring Bessie Smith. The early sound film features Smith in an African-American speakeasy of the prohibition era singing the W. C. Handy ...more
  • The Wonderful Lies of Nina Petrovna is a 1929 drama film written by Fritz Rotter and Hans Székely and directed by Hanns Schwarz.
  • Port Whines is an animated short film by the Columbia Pictures Corporation. It is also the 136th Krazy Kat cartoon.
  • Joy Tonic is a 1929 short comedy film directed by Charles Lamont.
  • Movie Night is a 1929 comedy short film written by Leo McCarey and directed by Lewis R. Foster.
  • Ratskin is a 1929 animated cartoon released by Columbia Pictures starring Krazy Kat. It is the first cartoon to be released by Columbia Pictures and the first Krazy Kat cartoon released with sound.
  • Only Me is a 1929 comedy short film directed by Lupino Lane.
  • His Big Minute is a 1929 short comedy film directed by William Watson and written by Gilbert Pratt.
  • Gentlemen of the Press is a 1929 all-talking film starring Walter Huston in his first feature film role and Kay Francis in her first film role. The film still survives. This film's copyright has ...more
  • Only Her Husband is a 1929 short comedy film directed by Charles Lamont.
  • Auntie's Mistake is a 1929 short comedy film directed by Charles Lamont.
  • A blizzard forces a busload of passengers to seek refuge in an abandoned church. The group includes Billie (Carole Lombard), a young woman being taken to prison, and her police escort, Detective Dan ...more