Best Movies of 1930

1.

All Quiet on the Western Front

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Together with several other young German soldiers, he experiences the horrors of war, such evil of which he had not conceived of when signing up to fight. They eventually become sad, tormented, and confused of their purpose.

Starring: Lew Ayres, Arnold Lucy, John Wray, Louis Wolheim, Ben Alexander, Scott Kolk, Owen Davis Jr., Walter Rogers, William Bakewell, Russell Gleason ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1930-04-29
2.

Animal Crackers

5.2
7.5/10 IMDB

The well-known explorer and hunter Captain Spaulding has just returned from Africa, and is being welcomed home with a lavish party at the estate of influential society matron Mrs. Rittenhouse when a valuable painting goes missing. The intrepid Captain Spaulding attempts to solve the crime with the help of his silly secretary Horatio Jamison, while sparring with the anarchic Signor Emanuel Ravelli and his nutty sidekick The Professor.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Lillian Roth, Margaret Dumont, Louis Sorin, Hal Thompson, Margaret Irving, Kathryn Reece ..
Directed by: Victor Heerman
Release date: 1930-08-28
Best Movies of 1930 : City Girl
3.

City Girl

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

A waitress from Chicago falls in love with a man from rural Minnesota and marries him, with the intent of living a better life - but life on the farm has its own challenges.

Starring: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Yorke, Anne Shirley, Tom McGuire, Richard Alexander, Patrick Rooney, Ed Brady, Roscoe Ates ..
Directed by: F.W. Murnau
Release date: 1930-02-16
Best Movies of 1930 : Night Owls
4.

Night Owls

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Policeman Edgar Kennedy is told by his chief he better stop a string of burglaries that have been happening on his watch or else he will get the sack. He persuades vagrants Stan and Ollie to rob the chief's house so he can regain his reputation by catching them. The policeman promises to later get the boys off. Things do not go as planned.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, James Finlayson, Anders Randolf ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1930-01-04
Best Movies of 1930 : Another Fine Mess
5.

Another Fine Mess

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Two homeless vagabonds hide out in a vacant mansion and pose as the residents when prospective lessees arrive and try to rent it.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd, James Finlayson, Charles K. Gerrard, Harry Bernard, Betty Mae Crane, Beverly Crane, Eddie Dunn, Gertrude Sutton ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1930-11-29
Best Movies of 1930 : Blotto
6.

Blotto

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Stan fakes receiving a telegram so he can go to a club with Ollie and a bottle of his unsuspecting wife's liquor, but she overhears his plans.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Baldwin Cooke, Jean De Briac, Dick Gilbert, Vladimir Gueteron, Charlie Hall, Jack Hill, Frank Holliday ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1930-02-08
Best Movies of 1930 : Hog Wild
7.

Hog Wild

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Ollie can't find his hat, much to the amusement of his wife and maid. Then Ollie and Stan attempt to install a rooftop radio antenna.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dorothy Granger, Fay Holderness, Charles McMurphy ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1930-05-31
8.

Hell's Angels

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In this aerial spectacle, brothers Roy and Monte Rutledge, each attending Oxford university, enlist with the Royal Flying Corps when World War I breaks out.

Starring: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow, Lucien Prival, Frank Clarke, Roy Wilson, Douglas Gilmore, Jane Winton, Marian Marsh ..
Directed by: Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale
Release date: 1930-11-15
Best Movies of 1930 : Brats
9.

Brats

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Stanley and Oliver are trying to spend a relaxing night at home playing checkers, but the antics of their mischievous sons keep interrupting their recreation.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1930-03-22
Best Movies of 1930 : The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case
10.

The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

The boys think their days of fishing to feed themselves have come to an end, when Stan's rich uncle Ebenezer dies leaving a large estate. But they soon learn that Ebenezer was murdered and all the relatives, including Stan, are suspects.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin, Stanley Blystone, Bobby Burns, Rosa Gore, Dorothy Granger, Dell Henderson, Fred Kelsey, Lon Poff ..
Directed by: James Parrott
Release date: 1930-08-08

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