The Best Movies of 1937

List of the best movies of 1937, with movie trailers when available. These top movies of 1937 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 1937. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1937 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1937 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

This list has everything from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Dead End.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1937?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1937?"

1937 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1937. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1937 aren't just one persons opinion.
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  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    1
    Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne
    65 votes
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: David Hand
    The Grimm fairy tale gets a Technicolor treatment in Disney's first animated feature. Jealous of Snow White's beauty, the wicked queen orders the murder of her innocent stepdaughter, but later ...more

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  • The Awful Truth
    2
    Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy
    39 votes
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Leo McCarey
    Jerry (Cary Grant) and Lucy (Irene Dunne) are a married couple who doubt each other's fidelity: Jerry suspects Lucy and her music teacher (Alexander D'Arcy) of spending an evening together, and Lucy ...more

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  • Captains Courageous
    3
    Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore
    32 votes
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Victor Fleming
    When spoiled Harvey Cheyne (Freddie Bartholomew) is suspended from boarding school, his businessman father (Melvyn Douglas) takes him to Europe on a business trip. When the rebellious lad falls ...more
  • The Grand Illusion
    4
    Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim, Jean Gabin
    36 votes
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Jean Renoir
    A group of French soldiers, including the patrician Captain de Boeldieu (Pierre Fresnay) and the working-class Lieutenant Maréchal (Jean Gabin), grapple with their own class differences after being ...more

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  • Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves
    5
    Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, Gus Wickie
    22 votes
    • Released: 1937
    • Directed by: Dave Fleischer
    Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves is a two-reel animated cartoon short subject in the Popeye Color Feature series, produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on November 26, 1937 ...more
  • The Old Mill
    6
    16 votes
    The Old Mill is a 1937 Silly Symphonies cartoon produced by Walt Disney, directed by Wilfred Jackson, scored by Leigh Harline, and released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on November 5, 1937. The ...more