Best Drama Movies of 1928

1.

The Cameraman

5.7
8.1/10 IMDB

A photographer takes up newsreel shooting to impress a secretary.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin, Sidney Bracey, Harry Gribbon, Ray Cooke, Vernon Dent, Harry Keaton, Louise Keaton, Bert Moorhouse ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1928-09-10
2.

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

The just out of college effete son of a no-nonsense steamboat captain comes to visit his father whom he's not seen since he was little.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Ernest Torrence, Tom McGuire, Marion Byron, Tom Lewis, James T. Mack, Tom Lewis ..
Directed by: Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1928-05-09
Best Drama Movies of 1928 : The Crowd
3.

The Crowd

4.8
8.1/10 IMDB

John, an ambitious but undisciplined New York City office worker, meets and marries Mary. They start a family, struggle to cope with marital stress, financial setbacks, and tragedy, all while lost amid the anonymous, pitiless throngs of the big city.

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, James Murray, Bert Roach, Estelle Clark, Daniel G. Tomlinson, Dell Henderson, Lucy Beaumont, Freddie Burke Frederick, Alice Mildred Puter, Sidney Bracey ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1928-03-03
Best Drama Movies of 1928 : The Man Who Laughs
4.

The Man Who Laughs

4.6
7.7/10 IMDB

Gwynplaine, son of Lord Clancharlie, has a permanent smile carved on his face by the King, in revenge for Gwynplaine's father's treachery. Gwynplaine is adopted by a travelling showman and becomes a popular idol. He falls in love with the blind Dea. The king dies, and his evil jester tries to destroy or corrupt Gwynplaine.

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin, Olga Baclanova, Brandon Hurst, Cesare Gravina, Stuart Holmes, John George, Sam De Grasse, Josephine Crowell, Károly Huszár ..
Directed by: Paul Leni
Release date: 1928-04-27
5.

The Wind

4.1
8.1/10 IMDB

When Letty Mason relocates to West Texas, she finds herself unsettled by the ever-present wind and sand. Arriving at her new home at the ranch of her cousin, Beverly, she receives a surprisingly cold welcome from his wife, Cora. Soon tensions in the family and unwanted attention from a trio of suitors, including neighbor Lige Hightower, leave Letty increasingly disturbed, resulting in tragedy.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love, Dorothy Cumming, Edward Earle, William Orlamond ..
Directed by: Victor Sjöström
Release date: 1928-09-15
Best Drama Movies of 1928 : The Last Command
6.

The Last Command

4.0
8.0/10 IMDB

A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Starring: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Jack Raymond, Nicholas Soussanin, Michael Visaroff, Fritz Feld, Harry Cording, Shep Houghton, Alexander Ikonnikov ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1928-01-21
Best Drama Movies of 1928 : The Mysterious Lady
7.

The Mysterious Lady

4.0
7.3/10 IMDB

A beautiful Russian spy seduces an Austrian military officer in order to obtain secret plans. When she falls in love with him, both are placed in danger.

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Albert Pollet, Edward Connelly, Richard Alexander, Symona Boniface, Geraldine Dvorak, Nicholai Konovaloff, William H. O'Brien ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo, Harold S. Bucquet
Release date: 1928-08-04
8.

Lonesome

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Two lonely people in the big city meet and enjoy the thrills of an amusement park, only to lose each other in the crowd after spending a great day together. Will they ever see each other again?

Starring: Barbara Kent, Glenn Tryon, Fay Holderness, Gusztáv Pártos, Eddie Phillips, Andy Devine ..
Directed by: Pál Fej?s
Release date: 1928-06-20
Best Drama Movies of 1928 : Laugh, Clown, Laugh
9.

Laugh, Clown, Laugh

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A despairing clown suffering a broken heart and a self-indulgent count who uncontrollably laughs learn to help each other with their problems, but both fall in love with the same young woman.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Bernard Siegel, Loretta Young, Nils Asther, Cissy Fitzgerald, Gwen Lee, Emmett King, Mickey McBan ..
Directed by: Herbert Brenon
Release date: 1928-04-14
Best Drama Movies of 1928 : The Patsy
10.

The Patsy

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Jealous that her older sister Grace has landed handsome and successful Tony Anderson, Patricia Harrington launches an elaborate charm offensive to win his heart. Patricia shrugs off her diffidence and, in the hope that Tony will be drawn to her new persona, tries to carry herself with the self-confidence of the era's silent film stars. When this doesn't have the desired effect, Patricia takes things a step further.

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray, Dell Henderson, Jane Winton, William H. O'Brien ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1928-04-22

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