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The Best Movies of 1935

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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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    Mutiny on the Bounty
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    Mutiny on the Bounty

    Clark Gable, David Niven

    Released1935

    Directed byFrank Lloyd

    Mutiny on the Bounty is an American 1935 drama film starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Bride of Frankenstein
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    Bride of Frankenstein

    Boris Karloff, Walter Brennan

    Released1935

    Directed byJames Whale

    Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American horror film, the first sequel to Frankenstein. Bride... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Les Misérables
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    Les Misérables

    Charles Laughton, Fredric March

    Released1935

    Directed byRichard Boleslawski

    Les Misérables is a 1935 American drama film starring Fredric March and Charles Laughton based... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Triumph of the Will
    Triumph of the Will is a 1935 propaganda film directed, produced, edited and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Captain Blood
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    Captain Blood

    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn

    Released1935

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Captain Blood is a 1935 American swashbuckling film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Alice Adams
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    Alice Adams

    Katharine Hepburn, Hattie McDaniel

    Released1935

    Directed byGeorge Stevens

    Alice Adams is a 1935 romantic film made by RKO. It was directed by George Stevens and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 7
    The 39 Steps
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    The 39 Steps

    Alfred Hitchcock, Madeleine Carroll

    Released1935

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    The 39 Steps is a 1935 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Robert... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Naughty Marietta
    26
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    Naughty Marietta

    Elsa Lanchester, Jeanette MacDonald

    Released1935

    Directed byRobert Z. Leonard, W. S. Van Dyke

    Naughty Marietta is a 1935 film based on the operetta Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    The Little Colonel
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    The Little Colonel

    Shirley Temple, Hattie McDaniel

    Released1935

    Directed byDavid Butler

    The Little Colonel is a 1935 American comedy drama film directed by David Butler. The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    The Littlest Rebel
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    The Littlest Rebel

    Shirley Temple, John Boles

    Released1935

    Directed byDavid Butler

    The Littlest Rebel is a 1935 American dramatic film directed by David Butler. The screenplay... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Uncivil Warriors
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    Uncivil Warriors

    Larry Fine, Moe Howard

    Released1935

    Directed byDel Lord

    Uncivil Warriors is the eighth short subject starring American slapstick comedy team the Three... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    The New Frontier
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    9

    The New Frontier

    John Wayne, Glenn Strange

    Released1935

    Directed byGeorge Sherman

    The New Frontier is a 1935 American Western film starring John Wayne.Amazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Curly Top
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    14

    Curly Top

    Shirley Temple, Rochelle Hudson

    Released1935

    Directed byIrving Cummings

    Curly Top is an American musical film directed by Irving Cummings. The screenplay by Patterson... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    The Good Fairy
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    The Good Fairy

    Cesar Romero, Frank Morgan

    Released1935

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    The Good Fairy is a 1935 romantic comedy film written by Preston Sturges, based on the 1930... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    No More Ladies
    16
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    No More Ladies

    Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery

    Released1935

    Directed byGeorge Cukor, Edward H. Griffith

    No More Ladies is a 1935 film directed by Edward H. Griffith. The film stars Joan Crawford and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Shanghai
    16
    8

    Shanghai

    Loretta Young, Charles Boyer

    Released1935

    Directed byJames Flood

    Shanghai is a 1935 film directed by James Flood, produced by Walter Wanger, distributed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Toni
    16
    8

    Toni

    Celia Montalván, Charles Blavette

    Released1935

    Directed byJean Renoir

    Toni is a 1935 French drama film directed by Jean Renoir and starring Charles Blavette, Celia... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    Rendezvous
    16
    8

    Rendezvous

    Cesar Romero, Rosalind Russell

    Released1935

    Directed byLawrence Weingarten, William K. Howard, Sam Wood

    Rendezvous is a 1935 spy film set in World War I, directed by William K. Howard, starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    The Last Days of Pompeii
    18
    11

    The Last Days of Pompeii

    Basil Rathbone, nm0129894

    Released1935

    Directed byMerian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack

    The Last Days of Pompeii is a 1935 drama film directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack.

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  • 20
    The Glass Key
    16
    9

    The Glass Key

    Veronica Lake, Ray Milland

    Released1935

    Directed byFrank Tuttle

    The Glass Key, released in 1935, is the first of two film adaptations of the suspense novel... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    The Dark Angel
    18
    12

    The Dark Angel

    Merle Oberon, Fredric March

    Released1935

    Directed bySidney Franklin

    The Dark Angel is a 1935 film which tells the story of three childhood friends, two male, one... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    Top Hat
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    Top Hat

    Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers

    Released1935

    Directed byMark Sandrich

    Top Hat is a 1935 screwball musical comedy film in which Fred Astaire plays an American dancer... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 23
    Brown on Resolution
    14
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    Brown on Resolution

    John Mills, Jimmy Hanley

    Released1935

    Directed byAnthony Asquith, Walter Forde

    Brown on Resolution is a 1935 film adaptation of the CS Forester novel Brown on Resolution.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    A Night at the Opera
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    A Night at the Opera

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx

    Released1935

    Directed bySam Wood, Edmund Goulding

    A Night at the Opera is a 1935 American comedy film starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Party Wire
    14
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    Party Wire

    Jean Arthur, Robert (Tex) Allen

    Released1935

    Directed byErle C. Kenton

    Party Wire is a 1935 drama film starring Jean Arthur and Victor Jory. It was based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button