The Best Movies of 1935

List of the best movies of 1935, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1935 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 1935. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1935 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1935 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 Mutiny on the Bounty and Bride of Frankenstein.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1935?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1935?"

1935 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1935. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1935 aren't just one persons opinion.
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  • Captain Blood
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    Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone
    38 votes
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Michael Curtiz
    In England in the 1600s, Dr. Peter Blood (Errol Flynn) treats the wounds of a man who had been injured in a rebellion against King James II, for which he is convicted of treason and sold into slavery ...more

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  • Les Misérables
    2
    Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke
    33 votes
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Richard Boleslawski
    This acclaimed version of the classic Victor Hugo tale follows the life of Jean Valjean (Fredric March), a former convict who was imprisoned for stealing bread for his sister's family. After years in ...more

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  • Mutiny on the Bounty
    3
    Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone
    38 votes
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Frank Lloyd
    As the cruel captain of the HMS Bounty, a ship bound for Tahiti, William Bligh (Charles Laughton) wins few friends. When the crew members finally tire of his abuse, Fletcher Christian (Clark Gable) ...more

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  • The Littlest Rebel
    4
    Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt
    30 votes
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: David Butler
    As the Civil War begins, Confederate officer Herbert Carey (John Boles) joins his regiment, leaving behind his wife and young daughter, Vergie (Shirley Temple), in the care of their slave, Uncle ...more

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  • Bride of Frankenstein
    5
    Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive
    41 votes
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: James Whale
    After recovering from injuries sustained in the mob attack upon himself and his creation, Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) falls under the control of his former mentor, Dr. Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger), ...more

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  • Curly Top
    6
    Shirley Temple, John Boles, Rochelle Hudson
    25 votes
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Irving Cummings
    Charming, headstrong young Elizabeth Blair (Shirley Temple) lives at the Lakeside Orphanage where her sister, Mary (Rochelle Hudson), works in the kitchen. Mary writes songs that Elizabeth sings. The ...more

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