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
    1
    Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Michael Curtiz
  • Les Misérables
    2
    Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Richard Boleslawski
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
    3
    Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Frank Lloyd
  • Bride of Frankenstein
    4
    Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: James Whale
  • The Littlest Rebel
    5
    Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: David Butler
  • Curly Top
    6
    Shirley Temple, John Boles, Rochelle Hudson
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Irving Cummings
  • The New Frontier
    7
    John Wayne, Glenn Strange, Raymond Hatton
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: George Sherman
  • The Little Colonel
    8
    Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Bill Robinson
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: David Butler
  • The 39 Steps
    9
    Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Godfrey Tearle
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Lawless Range
    10
    John Wayne, Sheila Bromley, Earl Dwire
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Robert N. Bradbury
  • Paradise Canyon
    11
    John Wayne, Marion Burns, Earle Hodgins
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Carl Pierson
  • Texas Terror
    12
    John Wayne, Lucile Browne, LeRoy Mason
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Robert N. Bradbury
  • Annie Oakley
    13
    Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Melvyn Douglas
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: George Stevens
  • G Men
    14
    James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ann Dvorak
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: William Keighley
  • A Night at the Opera
    15
    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Kitty Carlisle Hart
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Sam Wood
  • Top Hat
    16
    Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Mark Sandrich
  • Horses' Collars
    17
    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Clyde Bruckman
  • Barbary Coast
    18
    Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Howard Hawks
  • David Copperfield
    19
    W.C. Fields, Freddie Bartholomew, Basil Rathbone
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: George Cukor
  • I Live My Life
    20
    Joan Crawford, Brian Aherne, Frank Morgan
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: W. S. Van Dyke
  • Man on the Flying Trapeze
    21
    Walter Brennan, W. C. Fields, Mary Brian
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: W. C. Fields, Clyde Bruckman
  • Uncivil Warriors
    22
    Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Del Lord
  • Sylvia Scarlett
    23
    Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Brian Aherne
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: George Cukor
  • The Informer
    24
    Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: John Ford
  • A Tale of Two Cities
    25
    Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver
    • Released: 1935
    • Directed by: Jack Conway