Best Drama Movies of 1927

1.

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

5.7
8.1/10 IMDB

A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.

Starring: George O’Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ralph Sipperly, Jane Winton, Arthur Housman, Eddie Boland, Gino Corrado ..
Directed by: F.W. Murnau
Release date: 1927-11-04
2.

Wings

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, both in love with the same woman, become US Air Corps fighter pilots and, eventually, heroic flying aces during World War I. Devoted best friends, their mutual love of the girl eventually threatens their bond. Meanwhile, a hometown girl who's the lovestruck lifelong next door neighbor of one of them, pines away. Cinema's first ever gay kiss?

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston, El Brendel, Richard Tucker, Gary Cooper, Gunboat Smith, Roscoe Karns, Julia Swayne Gordon ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1927-08-12
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
3.

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

London. A mysterious serial killer brutally murders young blond women by stalking them in the night fog. One foggy, sinister night, a young man who claims his name is Jonathan Drew arrives at the guest house run by the Bunting family and rents a room.

Starring: Ivor Novello, June Tripp, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney, Malcolm Keen, Reginald Gardiner, Eve Gray, Alfred Hitchcock, Alma Reville ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1927-02-14
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Unknown
4.

The Unknown

4.8
7.8/10 IMDB

A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry, Nick De Ruiz, John George, Frank Lanning, Louise Emmons, John St. Polis ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1927-05-29
5.

The Jazz Singer

4.1
6.5/10 IMDB

A young Jewish man is torn between tradition and individuality when his old-fashioned family objects to his career as a jazz singer. This is the first full length feature film to use synchronized sound, and is the original film musical.

Starring: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer, Otto Lederer, Richard Tucker, Robert Gordon, William Demarest, Roscoe Karns, Myrna Loy ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1927-10-06
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Scarlet Letter
6.

The Scarlet Letter

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

In Puritan Boston, seamstress Hester Prynne and kindly Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale fall in love. After Dimmesdale must go away for a time to England, he returns to discover that Hester has given birth to their child and is the focus of local censure.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Henry B. Walthall, Karl Dane, William H. Tooker, Marcelle Corday, Fred Herzog, Jules Cowles, Mary Hawes, Joyce Coad ..
Directed by: Victor Sjöström
Release date: 1927-01-08
7.

7th Heaven

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

A dejected Parisian sewer worker feels his prayers have been answered when he falls in love with a street waif.

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Gladys Brockwell, David Butler, Ben Bard, Albert Gran, Marie Mosquini, George E. Stone, Brandon Hurst, Jessie Haslett ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1927-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Underworld
8.

Underworld

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.

Starring: George Bancroft, Evelyn Brent, Clive Brook, Fred Kohler, Helen Lynch, Larry Semon, Jerry Mandy ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1927-08-20
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : It
9.

It

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A flapper shopgirl woos her rich boss with animal magnetism, otherwise known as "it."

Starring: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner, Jacqueline Gadsden, Gary Cooper, Julia Swayne Gordon, Elinor Glyn, Elmo Billings, Lloyd Corrigan ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1927-02-05
10.

London After Midnight

3.7
6.7/10 IMDB

The abandoned Balfour House, which former owner was found dead five years earlier, comes back to life with the arrival of two suspicious sinister-looking tenants. (This movie was lost in 1965 during a fire.)

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams, Conrad Nagel, Polly Moran, Edna Tichenor, Claude King, Andy MacLennan, Allan Cavan ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1927-12-03

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