Best Drama Movies of 1927


The Love of Sunya

6.2/10 IMDB

A young woman at life's crossroads is granted mystic visions of how her decisions will affect her future life.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, John Boles, Pauline Garon, Ian Keith, Andrés de Segurola, Anders Randolf, Hugh Miller, Robert Schable, Ivan Lebedeff, John Miltern ..
Directed by: Albert Parker
Release date: 1927-03-11
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Captain Salvation

Captain Salvation

6.8/10 IMDB

A young divinity student helps and protects a down and out prostitute, at the cost of his own standing in the community.

Starring: Lars Hanson, Pauline Starke, Marceline Day, Ernest Torrence, George Fawcett, Sam De Grasse, Jay Hunt, Eugenie Besserer, Eugenie Forde, Flora Finch ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1927-05-14
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Dress Parade

Dress Parade

7.3/10 IMDB

An amateur boxing champion stops at West Point to see a dress parade and falls for the commandant's daughter. He wins an appointment to the Academy and begins a rivalry for her affection.

Starring: William Boyd, Bessie Love, Hugh Allan, Walter Tennyson, Maurice Ryan, Louis Natheaux, Clarence Geldart ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1927-10-26
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Loves of Carmen

The Loves of Carmen

6.8/10 IMDB

The Loves of Carmen is a 1927 American silent romantic drama film directed by Raoul Walsh. The film, based on the novella Carmen by Prosper Mérimée, stars Dolores del Río in the title role, and Don Alvarado as Jose.

Starring: Dolores del Río, Don Alvarado, Victor McLaglen, Nancy Nash, Jack Baston, Mathilde Comont, Fred Kohler, Rafael Valverde, Italia Frandi, Venezia Frandi ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1927-09-03
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Patent Leather Kid

The Patent Leather Kid

5.8/10 IMDB

The Patent Leather Kid is a 1927 silent film which tells the story of a boxer who scoffs at fighting outside the ring... particularly for the United States once it enters World War I. Eventually, he is drafted, is shipped overseas, and performs a heroic act, which results in his being severely wounded.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Molly O'Day, Lawford Davidson, Matthew Betz, Arthur Stone, Ray Turner, Hank Mann, Walter James, Lucien Prival, Nigel De Brulier ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1927-09-01
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Stark Love

Stark Love

7.0/10 IMDB

"Man is absolute ruler. Woman is working slave.” Such are the rigid attitudes framing this tale of a country boy’s beliefs about chivalry that lead him to try to escape a brutal father with the girl he loves

Starring: Helen Mundy, Forrest James, Reb Grogan, Silas Miracle ..
Directed by: Karl Brown
Release date: 1927-02-28
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Hotel Imperial

Hotel Imperial

6.7/10 IMDB

During World War I, an Austrian officer is trapped behind the Russian lines. He tries to sneak through to his own lines, but is forced to take refuge in a small hotel, where he is hidden by the establishment's chambermaid. The two fall in love, but a Russian general makes the hotel his headquarters and sets his sights on the maid. In addition, the Austrian must find out the identity of a spy who is feeding the Russians military information that could lead to the destruction of the Austrian army.

Starring: Pola Negri, James Hall, George Siegmann, Max Davidson, Michael Vavitch, Otto Fries, Nicholas Soussanin, Golden Wadhams ..
Directed by: Mauritz Stiller
Release date: 1927-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Sensation Seekers

Sensation Seekers

5.9/10 IMDB

Ray Sturgis, leader of the fashionable Long Island jazz set, is engaged to "Egypt" Hagen, an up-to-date girl in every respect. Egypt is arrested at a roadhouse raid, and at her mother's bidding, the Reverend Norman Lodge arranges for her freedom. At a fancy-dress ball, when Ray wears a costume made of newspaper headlines concerning her arrest, Egypt is offended. Seen constantly in the company of Reverend Lodge, her reputation causes church people to take up the matter with the bishop. Leaving the country club, Egypt goes to the Lodge home and hides behind the door when the bishop arrives; Reverend Lodge wants to marry her, and they admit their love; but humiliation causes her to leave with Sturgis that night. Their yacht is wrecked, but Lodge and the bishop follow and rescue Egypt, though Sturgis is drowned. The bishop, realizing the depth of their love, consents to marry them.

Starring: Billie Dove, Huntley Gordon, Raymond Bloomer, Peggy Montgomery, Will Gregory, Helen Gilmore, Edith Yorke, Phillips Smalley, Cora Williams, Sidney Arundel ..
Directed by: Lois Weber
Release date: 1927-03-21
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Drop Kick

The Drop Kick

4.8/10 IMDB

College football player Jack Hamill finds his reputation on the line when he pays an innocent visit to a woman whose husband kills himself.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Barbara Kent, Dorothy Revier, Eugene Strong, Alberta Vaughn, James Bradbury Jr., Brooks Benedict, Hedda Hopper, Mayme Kelso, George C. Pearce ..
Directed by: Millard Webb
Release date: 1927-09-25
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Enemy

The Enemy

7.6/10 IMDB

Carl Behrend, son of a wealthy businessman, marries Pauli Arndt, daughter of a pacifist professor. When World War I breaks out, Carl is drafted. Pauli and her family and friends are left behind to experience the suffering which befell civilians during the war. Her luck worsens when her father is dismissed from his professorship for teaching that war is evil. Her father argues violently with Carl's father, and degradation and despair descend on Pauli and her family as they await Carl's return from the front.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ralph Forbes, Ralph Emerson, Frank Currier, George Fawcett, Fritzi Ridgeway, John S. Peters, Karl Dane, Polly Moran, Billy Kent Schaefer ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1927-12-08

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