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
7.6/10 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.

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
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
6.4/10 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

4.0
7.6/10 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, Alfred Allen, Shep Houghton, Andy MacLennan ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson
Release date: 1927-08-20
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : It
9.

It

3.7
7.2/10 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
11.

College

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Brilliant in his studies and dismissive of athletics, Ronald finishes high school at the top of his class. But in college his uptight attitude doesn't win him any points with his sports-loving classmates, and pretty coed Mary ignores him in favor of brutish jock Jeff. Hoping to impress Mary, Ronald makes a buffoon of himself at every sport imaginable.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin, Snitz Edwards, Carl Harbaugh, Sam Crawford, Florence Turner ..
Directed by: James W. Horne, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1927-09-10
12.

The King of Kings

3.6
7.4/10 IMDB

The King of Kings is the Greatest Story Ever Told as only Cecil B. DeMille could tell it. In 1927, working with one of the biggest budgets in Hollywood history, DeMille spun the life and Passion of Christ into a silent-era blockbuster. Featuring text drawn directly from the Bible, a cast of thousands, and the great showman’s singular cinematic bag of tricks, The King of Kings is at once spectacular and deeply reverent—part Gospel, part Technicolor epic.

Starring: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Jacqueline Logan, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut, James Neill, Joseph Striker, Robert Edeson, Sidney D'Albrook, Charles Belcher ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1927-04-19
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : East Side, West Side
13.

East Side, West Side

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Director Allan Dwan’s excellent use of New York locations enlivens a rags-to-riches tale that fully exploits star George O’Brien’s championship boxing prowess.

Starring: George O’Brien, Virginia Valli, J. Farrell MacDonald, Holmes Herbert, June Collyer, John Miltern, Edward Garvey ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1927-10-09
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : My Best Girl
14.

My Best Girl

3.4
7.5/10 IMDB

Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and takes a job in the stockroom of one of his father's stores, to prove that he can be a success without his father's influence. There he meets stockroom girl Maggie Johnson, and they fall in love. This causes problems, because Mrs. Merrill had planned for her son to marry Millicent Rogers, a high society girl.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Charles Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield, Carmelita Geraghty, Hobart Bosworth, Evelyn Hall, Avonne Taylor, Mack Swain, Junior Johnston ..
Directed by: Sam Taylor
Release date: 1927-10-31
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Almost Human
15.

Almost Human

3.3
8.3/10 IMDB

John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn to have his way. He then departs for his palatial doghouse at the Livingston estate. Meanwhile Maggie is broken-hearted and also finds that she is in a "family way", and gives birth to a pup she names Hank. Maggie tells Hank to find his "human ", and departs the scene. Hank goes to the park, meets a "human" named Mary Kelly, who is a homeless waif and sweetheart of poverty, and the two adopt each other. Later on in the park Paul comes strolling along with his 'human', John. A child falls into the lake and Paul and Hank team up to save her.

Starring: Vera Reynolds, Kenneth Thomson, Ethel Wales, Majel Coleman, Claire McDowell, Fred Walton ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1927-12-26
16.

The Ring

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Both Jack Sander and Bob Corby are boxers in love with Mabel. Jack and Mabel wed, but their marriage is flat. The young wife looks to Bob for comfort.

Starring: Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, Forrester Harvey, Harry Terry, Gordon Harker, Clare Greet, Tom Helmore, Alfred Hitchcock ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1927-10-01
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Jaws of Steel
17.

Jaws of Steel

3.2
7.0/10 IMDB

Our doggy hero is abandoned in the desert while in pup-hood. Upon reaching maturity, Tin Tin has undeservedly earned the reputation as a killer canine. Thus, the human characters spend most of their time hunting down the dog in hopes of collecting a huge bounty.

Starring: Rin-Tin-Tin, Jason Robards Sr., Helen Ferguson, Mary Louise Miller, Jack Curtis, Bob Perry, Buck Connors ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1927-09-10
18.

Downhill

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Roddy, first son of the rich Berwick family, is expelled from school when he takes the blame for his friend Tim's charge. His family sends him away and all of his friends leave him alone. Through many life choices that don't work out in his favor, Roddy begins to find his life slowly spiraling out of his control.

Starring: Ivor Novello, Annette Benson, Isabel Jeans, Ian Hunter, Ben Webster, Norman McKinnel, Robin Irvine, Sybil Rhoda, Lilian Braithwaite, Violet Farebrother ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1927-10-24
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Battles of the Coronel and Falkland Islands
19.

The Battles of the Coronel and Falkland Islands

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

The film focuses on the naval warfare around the Battle of Coronel and Battle of the Falkland Islands during the First World War. It was the last in a successful series of documentary reconstructions of First World War battles by British Instructional Films made between 1921 and 1927.

Starring: Roger Maxwell, Craighall Sherry ..
Directed by: Walter Summers
Release date: 1927-10-26
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Captain Salvation
20.

Captain Salvation

3.1
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 : The Love of Sunya
21.

The Love of Sunya

3.0
6.3/10 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 : Old San Francisco
22.

Old San Francisco

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

In San Francisco, a villainous landowner with underworld connections seeks to steal the property of an old Spanish family.

Starring: Dolores Costello, Josef Swickard, Anders Randolf, Charles Emmett Mack, Warner Oland, Angelo Rossitto, Anna May Wong, Lawson Butt, Walter McGrail, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1927-09-04
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Way of All Flesh
23.

The Way of All Flesh

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

The story takes place in Milwaukee during the early 1900s with a bank clerk named August Schiller who is happy with both his job and his family. He is tasked with transporting $1,000 in securities to Chicago. On the train he meets a blond seductress who convinces him to buy her a bottle of champagne, and takes him to a saloon. The next morning he awakes alone in a dilapidated bedroom and without the securities.

Starring: Emil Jannings, Belle Bennett, Donald Keith, Phyllis Haver, Fred Kohler, Philippe De Lacy, Mickey McBan, Betsy Ann Hisle, Carmencita Johnson, Gordon Thorpe ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1927-10-01
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Mockery
24.

Mockery

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

There is hunger in Siberia during the Russian Civil War. One day while dim-witted peasant Sergei is searching corpses for food, he meets a young woman looking for the town of Novokursk. She asks Sergei to help her get there, and to tell anyone they might meet that he is her husband.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Barbara Bedford, Ricardo Cortez, Emily Fitzroy, Mack Swain, Károly Huszár, Kai Schmidt, Johnny Mack Brown, Albert Conti, Jules Cowles ..
Directed by: Benjamin Christensen
Release date: 1927-08-13
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Dress Parade
25.

Dress Parade

3.0
7.2/10 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 Beloved Rogue
26.

The Beloved Rogue

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot.

Starring: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day, Lawson Butt, Henry Victor, Slim Summerville, Angelo Rossitto, Nigel De Brulier, Lucy Beaumont, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1927-03-12
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Hindle Wakes
27.

Hindle Wakes

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A young working-class girl causes a stir when she sneaks off for a romantic getaway with the wealthy heir of the mill where she works.

Starring: Estelle Brody, John Stuart, Norman McKinnel, Marie Ault, Humberston Wright, Gladys Jennings, Irene Rooke, Peggy Carlisle, Arthur Chesney, John Rowal ..
Directed by: Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1927-09-12
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Uncle Tom's Cabin
28.

Uncle Tom's Cabin

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1856, slave Eliza plans to marry George with the consent of the Shelbys, her masters, but George's owner prevents the wedding. A few years later, Eliza flees with her son, Harry, after learning the Shelbys plan to hand them over to a crooked creditor to prevent foreclosure. George also escapes and goes on the run while Eliza and Harry are captured and brought back home. Mother and son are separated as George tries to find them both.

Starring: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe, George Siegmann, Eulalie Jensen, Mona Ray, Virginia Grey, Lassie Lou Ahern, Lucien Littlefield, Rondo Hatton ..
Directed by: Harry A. Pollard
Release date: 1927-11-04
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Three-Sided Mirror
29.

The Three-Sided Mirror

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

A wealthy young businessman consecutively falls in love with a classy English woman (Pearl), a Russian sculptress (Athalia), and a naive working-class girl (Lucie).

Starring: Jeanne Helbling, Suzy Pierson, Olga Day, Raymond Guérin-Catelain, René Ferté, Jean Garat ..
Directed by: Jean Epstein
Release date: 1927-01-01
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Shield of Honor
30.

The Shield of Honor

2.9
6.1/10 IMDB

Can Neil Hamilton, the first flying policeman on the force, save his dad from stop-at-nothing jewel thieves?

Starring: Neil Hamilton, Dorothy Gulliver, Ralph Lewis, Nigel Barrie, Claire McDowell, Fred Esmelton, Harry Northrup, Thelma Todd, David Kirby, Joseph W. Girard ..
Directed by: Emory Johnson
Release date: 1927-12-10
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
31.

Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Elephants disrupt the lives of a family deep in the jungles of Northern Siam, and an entire village.

Starring: Wild Beasts, Kru, Chantui, Natives of the Wild, The Jungle, Nah, Ladah, Bimbo the Monkey, Namul, Than ..
Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1927-04-29
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Yankee Clipper
32.

The Yankee Clipper

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A race between a British clipper ship and an American ship of a new design will determine the right to transport Chinese tea.

Starring: William Boyd, Elinor Fair, Frank Coghlan Jr., John Miljan, Walter Long, Louis Payne, Burr McIntosh, George Ovey, William Blaisdell, Clarence Burton ..
Directed by: Rupert Julian
Release date: 1927-05-07
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Get Your Man
33.

Get Your Man

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

A young American girl in Paris falls in love with a handsome nobleman, but he is about to wed in an arranged marriage. She hatches a plan to overcome that obstacle and get her man.

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles Rogers, Josef Swickard, Josephine Dunn, Harvey Clark, Frances Raymond, David Durand, Tom Ricketts ..
Directed by: Dorothy Arzner
Release date: 1927-12-06
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Barbed Wire
34.

Barbed Wire

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

During WWI, a French farm girl and a German P.O.W. fall in love.

Starring: Pola Negri, Clive Brook, Claude Gillingwater, Einar Hanson, Clyde Cook, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Charles Lane, Ben Hendricks Jr. ..
Directed by: Rowland V. Lee, Mauritz Stiller
Release date: 1927-09-09
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Show
35.

The Show

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Cock Robin is the swaggering ballyhoo man of a Hungarian sideshow known as the Palace of Illusions. The highlight of the show is a reenactment of Salome's dance of the seven veils, replete with the beheading of Jokanaan. The performer portraying Salome is in love with Cock Robin. Jealous, sinister The Greek is determined to eliminate that competition.

Starring: John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Lionel Barrymore, Gertrude Short, Edward Connelly, Andy MacLennan, Agostino Borgato, Betty Boyd, Jules Cowles, Jacqueline Gadsden ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1927-01-22
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Annie Laurie
36.

Annie Laurie

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

The story of the famous battle between the Scots clans of Macdonald and Campbell, and the young woman who comes between them, Annie Laurie.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Norman Kerry, Creighton Hale, Joseph Striker, Hobart Bosworth, Patricia Avery, Russell Simpson, Brandon Hurst, David Torrence, Frank Currier ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1927-05-10
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Chicago
37.

Chicago

2.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, two-timing boozing wife Roxie Hart kills her lover in cold blood after he leaves her, and finagles her way out being indicted. The basis for Kander/Ebb's 1975 Broadway musical of the same name and its Oscar-winning 2002 film adaptation.

Starring: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford, Robert Edeson, Eugene Pallette, Warner Richmond, T. Roy Barnes, Clarence Burton, Julia Faye, May Robson ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1927-12-23
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Forbidden Daughters
38.

Forbidden Daughters

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

A woman searching Africa for her long-lost husband stumbles across a lost civilization in the jungles consisting mainly of nude and semi-nude women (which probably explains why her husband has stayed lost for such a long time).

Directed by: Albert Arthur Allen
Release date: 1927-06-02
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Children of Divorce
39.

Children of Divorce

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn't marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents'. Complications ensue.

Starring: Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Einar Hanson, Norman Trevor, Hedda Hopper, Edward Martindel, Julia Swayne Gordon, Tom Ricketts, Albert Gran ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1927-04-25
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Stark Love
40.

Stark Love

2.7
6.5/10 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
41.

Hotel Imperial

2.7
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 : White Gold
42.

White Gold

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

A sheep farmer brings his new wife to his father's ranch and the old man takes an instant dislike to her.

Starring: Jetta Goudal, Kenneth Thomson, George Nichols, George Bancroft, Bob Perry, Clyde Cook, Mark Hamilton ..
Directed by: William K. Howard
Release date: 1927-02-24
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : The Shamrock and the Rose
43.

The Shamrock and the Rose

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

The neighborly "feud" between a Jewish and an Irish families escalates when two of their youngsters fall in love.

Starring: Mack Swain, William H. Strauss, Olive Hasbrouck, Edmund Burns, Rosa Rosanova, Dot Farley, Leon Holmes, Coy Watson Jr., Otto Lederer, Maurice Costello ..
Directed by: Jack Nelson
Release date: 1927-04-14
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Hula
44.

Hula

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

The daughter of a pineapple plantation owner in Hawaii sets her sights on a married English engineer.

Starring: Clara Bow, Clive Brook, Arlette Marchal, Arnold Kent, Miss DuPont ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1927-08-28
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Upstream
45.

Upstream

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

A silent comedy set in an actor's boardinghouse. Some plot points are seemingly inspired by the Barrymore dynasty.

Starring: Nancy Nash, Earle Foxe, Grant Withers, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Émile Chautard, Raymond Hitchcock, Ted McNamara, Sammy Cohen, Jane Winton, Lillian Worth ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1927-01-30
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Mr. Wu
46.

Mr. Wu

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Renée Adorée, Ralph Forbes, Anna May Wong, Louise Dresser, Holmes Herbert, Gertrude Olmstead, Mrs. Wong Wing, Claude King, Sonny Loy ..
Directed by: William Nigh
Release date: 1927-03-26
47.

The Fighting Eagle

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

The exploits of Brigadier Gerard who helps expose Foreign Minister Talleyrand as a traitor to Napoleon.

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Phyllis Haver, Sam De Grasse, Julia Faye, Max Barwyn, Sally Rand, Alphonse Ethier, Carole Lombard ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1927-08-28
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Sensation Seekers
48.

Sensation Seekers

2.6
5.8/10 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 : For the Term of His Natural Life
49.

For the Term of His Natural Life

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

A convict, wrongfully accused and sent a harsh prison colony, attempts to escape.

Starring: Eva Novak, George Fisher, Dunstan Webb, Jessica Harcourt, Arthur McLaglen, Katherine Dawn, Gerald Kay Souper ..
Directed by: Norman Dawn
Release date: 1927-06-20
Best Drama Movies of 1927 : Mother Machree
50.

Mother Machree

2.5
5.4/10 IMDB

Ellen McHugh, a poor Irish immigrant to America, finds work in a carnival and is thus able to send her son Brian to a fine school. But when her position is found out, the school expels Brian. Mrs. McHugh feels compelled to allow the school principal and his wife to adopt Brian. The widow McHugh becomes a housekeeper and raises her employer's daughter Edith, who grows up to fall in love with Brian McHugh.

Starring: Belle Bennett, Victor McLaglen, Philippe De Lacy, Ted McNamara, Billy Platt, Eulalie Jensen, Constance Howard, Pat Somerset, Neil Hamilton, John Wayne ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1927-12-19

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