Best Movies of 1938

1.

The Adventures of Robin Hood

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

Robin Hood fights nobly for justice against the evil Sir Guy of Gisbourne while striving to win the hand of the beautiful Maid Marian.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale, Melville Cooper, Ian Hunter, Una O'Connor ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley
Release date: 1938-05-13
2.

You Can't Take It with You

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby, but his wealthy banker father and snobbish mother strongly disapprove of the match. When the Kirbys are invited to dinner to become better acquainted with their future in-laws, things don't turn out the way Alice had hoped.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart, Edward Arnold, Mischa Auer, Ann Miller, Spring Byington, Samuel S. Hinds, Donald Meek, H.B. Warner ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1938-09-01
3.

Angels with Dirty Faces

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

In New York, the boys Rocky Sullivan and Jerry Connelly are best friends and small time thieves. After a robbery, Rocky is arrested and sent to a reformatory school, where he begins his criminal career. Jerry escapes and later becomes a priest. After three years in prison, Rocky is released and demands the return of $100,000 deposited with his solicitor - prior to his jail term.

Starring: James Cagney, Pat O’Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft, The 'Dead End' Kids, Billy Halop, Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Gabriel Dell ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1938-11-26
4.

Bringing Up Baby

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett, Barry Fitzgerald, May Robson, Fritz Feld, Leona Roberts, George Irving, Tala Birell ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1938-02-18
5.

The Lady Vanishes

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

On a train headed for England a group of travelers is delayed by an avalanche. Holed up in a hotel in a fictional European country, young Iris befriends elderly Miss Froy. When the train resumes, Iris suffers a bout of unconsciousness and wakes to find the old woman has disappeared. The other passengers ominously deny Miss Froy ever existed, so Iris begins to investigate with another traveler and, as the pair sleuth, romantic sparks fly.

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, May Whitty, Paul Lukas, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Cecil Parker, Linden Travers, Mary Clare, Emile Boreo ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1938-10-07
Best Movies of 1938 : Holiday
6.

Holiday

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Johnny Case, a freethinking financier, has finally found the girl of his dreams — Julia Seton, the spoiled daughter of a socially prominent millionaire — and she's agreed to marry him. But when Johnny plans a holiday for the two to enjoy life while they are still young, his fiancée has other plans & that is for Johnny to work in her father's bank!

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan, Henry Kolker, Lew Ayres, Edward Everett Horton, Jean Dixon, Henry Daniell, Binnie Barnes ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1938-05-26
7.

Jezebel

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

In 1850s Louisiana, the willfulness of a tempestuous Southern belle threatens to destroy all who care for her.

Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Fay Bainter, Richard Cromwell, Henry O'Neill, Spring Byington, John Litel ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1938-03-26
Best Movies of 1938 : Mickey's Trailer
8.

Mickey's Trailer

4.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Goofy's in the driver's seat, Mickey's in the kitchen, and Donald's in bed in Mickey's high-tech house trailer. When Goofy comes back to eat breakfast, leaving the car on autopilot, it takes them onto a dangerous closed mountain road. When Goofy realizes this, he accidentally unhooks the trailer, sending it on a perilous route. They come very close to disaster several times, while the oblivious Goofy drives on and hooks back up to them.

Starring: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash ..
Directed by: Ben Sharpsteen
Release date: 1938-05-06
Best Movies of 1938 : Ferdinand the Bull
9.

Ferdinand the Bull

4.2
7.1/10 IMDB

This Oscar-winning short tells of a bull who preferred to sit under trees and smell flowers to clashing horns with his fellow animals. As luck would have it, an untimely bee reveals Ferdinand's ferocious side via pained howls and wild stomping. This lands him in the bull-fighting arena amidst characters based on Walt's animators with a matador reportedly modeled after Walt himself.

Starring: Milt Kahl, Don Wilson, Walt Disney ..
Directed by: Dick Rickard
Release date: 1938-11-23
Best Movies of 1938 : Porky in Wackyland
10.

Porky in Wackyland

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Porky Pig goes on a hunt to catch the surreal elusive last Do-Do bird.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher, Sara Berner, Ruth Clifford, Lee Millar, Bud Collyer, Anna Mae Fritz, Mae Questel, Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1938-09-24
11.

Merrily We Live

3.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome tramp who shows up at her doorstep and ends up in a chauffeur's uniform. He also catches the eye of Geraldine.

Starring: Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, Alan Mowbray, Billie Burke, Patsy Kelly, Ann Dvorak, Tom Brown, Clarence Kolb, Bonita Granville, Marjorie Rambeau ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1938-03-04
12.

A Christmas Carol

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Classic Charles Dickens holiday tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser's miser who has a huge change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present, and future.

Starring: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn, Barry MacKay, Lynne Carver, Leo G. Carroll, Ann Rutherford, Lionel Braham, D'Arcy Corrigan ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1938-12-16
Best Movies of 1938 : Block-Heads
13.

Block-Heads

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

It's 1938, but Stan doesn't know the war is over; he's still patrolling the trenches in France, and shoots down a French aviator. Oliver sees his old chum's picture in the paper and goes to visit Stan who has now been returned to the States and invites him back to his home.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Patricia Ellis, Minna Gombell, Billy Gilbert, James Finlayson, Tommy Bond ..
Directed by: John G. Blystone
Release date: 1938-08-19
Best Movies of 1938 : Brave Little Tailor
14.

Brave Little Tailor

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

When a giant threatens the land, the cityfolk mistake Mickey's boast of killing seven flies with one blow to be giants. He is then forced to fight the giant for real.

Starring: Walt Disney, Eddie Holden, Marcellite Garner ..
Directed by: William Roberts, Burt Gillett
Release date: 1938-09-23
15.

Three Comrades

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A love story centered on the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who is dying of tuberculosis.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Margaret Sullavan, Franchot Tone, Robert Young, Guy Kibbee, Lionel Atwill, Henry Hull, Charley Grapewin, Monty Woolley ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1938-06-02
16.

Alexander's Ragtime Band

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Classical violinist, Roger Grant disappoints his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful. Roger falls in love with the band's singer, Stella, but his reluctance to lose her leads him to thwart her efforts to become a solo star. When the World War separates them in 1917, Stella marries Roger's best friend and, when Roger returns home after the war, an important concert at Carnegie Hall brings the corners of the romantic triangle together.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman, Jack Haley, Jean Hersholt, Helen Westley, John Carradine, Paul Hurst, Wally Vernon ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1938-05-24
17.

The Shopworn Angel

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

During WWI Bill Pettigrew, a naive young Texan soldier is sent to New York for basic training. He meets worldly wise actress Daisy Heath when her car nearly runs him over.

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel, Nat Pendleton, Alan Curtis, Sam Levene, Eleanor Lynn, Charles D. Brown, Virginia Grey ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1938-07-15
18.

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

American multi-millionaire Michael Brandon marries his eighth wife, Nicole, the daughter of a broken French Marquis. But she doesn't want to be only a number in the row of his ex-wives and starts her own strategy to tame him.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, David Niven, Elizabeth Patterson, Herman Bing, Warren Hymer, Franklin Pangborn, Armand Cortes, Rolfe Sedan ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1938-03-25
19.

The Dawn Patrol

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled "crates" and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand can't make the "brass hats" at headquarters see reason. Insubordinate air ace Captain Courtney is another thorn in Brand's side...but finds the smile wiped from his face when he rises to command the squadron himself. Everyone keeps a stiff upper lip.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp, Melville Cooper, Barry Fitzgerald, Carl Esmond, Peter Willes, Morton Lowry, James Burke ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1938-12-24
Best Movies of 1938 : Boat Builders
20.

Boat Builders

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Mickey buys a boat kit, and enlists Goofy and Donald to help assemble it. The plans say, "so simple a child could do it", so of course, they have their share of troubles. But before long, they're ready to launch the Queen Minnie, with appropriate fanfare, at which time, all the collapsible parts collapse.

Starring: Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash, Marcellite Garner ..
Directed by: Ben Sharpsteen
Release date: 1938-02-25
21.

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A wealthy society doctor decides to research the medical aspects of criminal behaviour by becoming one himself. He joins a gang of thieves and proceeds to wrest leadership of the gang away from it's extremely resentful leader.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor, Humphrey Bogart, Allen Jenkins, Donald Crisp, Gale Page, Henry O'Neill, John Litel, Thurston Hall, Ward Bond ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1938-07-20
22.

Boys Town

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

The devout but iron-willed Father Flanagan leads a community called Boys Town, a different sort of juvenile detention facility where, instead of being treated as underage criminals, the boys are shepherded into making themselves better people. But hard-nosed petty thief and pool shark Whitey Marsh, the impulsive and violent younger brother of an imprisoned murderer, might be too much for the good father's tough-love system.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton, Gene Reynolds, Edward Norris, Addison Richards, Minor Watson, Jonathan Hale, Bobs Watson ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1938-09-08
23.

Sidewalks of London

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles, who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young pickpocket, Libby, also has a talent for dancing and adds her to his act. Harley, the theater patron who never knew Libby took his gold cigarette case, is impressed by Libby's dancing and invites her to bring Charles and the other buskers in his group to an after-the-play party. Libby comes alone. A theatrical career is launched.

Starring: Charles Laughton, Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Larry Adler, Tyrone Guthrie, Maire O'Neill, Gus McNaughton, Polly Ward, Basil Gill, Helen Haye ..
Directed by: Tim Whelan
Release date: 1938-10-18
Best Movies of 1938 : Vivacious Lady
24.

Vivacious Lady

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

College town life gets turned upside down after a button-down botany professor secretly weds a sizzling night-club singer.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison, Beulah Bondi, Charles Coburn, Frances Mercer, Phyllis Kennedy, Franklin Pangborn, Grady Sutton, Hattie McDaniel ..
Directed by: George Stevens
Release date: 1938-05-13
25.

A Yank at Oxford

3.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A brash young American aristocrat attending Oxford University gets a chance to prove himself and win the heart of his antagonist's sister.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Vivien Leigh, Edmund Gwenn, Griffith Jones, C. V. France, Edward Rigby, Morton Selten, Claude Gillingwater ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1938-02-18
26.

Algiers

3.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Pepe Le Moko is a notorious thief, who escaped from France. Since his escape, Moko became a resident and leader of the immense Casbah of Algiers. French officials arrive insisting on Pepe's capture are met with unfazed local detectives, led by Inspector Slimane, who are biding their time. Meanwhile, Pepe meets the beautiful Gaby , which arouses the jealousy of Ines

Starring: Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, Hedy Lamarr, Joseph Calleia, Alan Hale, Gene Lockhart, Walter Kingsford, Paul Harvey, Stanley Fields, Johnny Downs ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1938-01-16
Best Movies of 1938 : You and Me
27.

You and Me

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

Mr. Morris, the owner of a large metropolitan department store, gives jobs to paroled ex-convicts in an effort to help them reform and go straight. Among his 'employed-prison-graduates' are Helen Roberts and Joe Dennis, working as sales clerks. Joe is in love with Helen and asks her to marry him, but she is forbidden to marry as she is still on parole, but she says yes and they are married. In spite of their poverty-level life, their marriage is a happy one until Joe discovers she has lied about her past, in order to marry him. Disillusioned, he leaves, goes back to his old gang and plans to rob the department store.

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Robert Cummings, Barton MacLane, Roscoe Karns, Harry Carey, George E. Stone, Warren Hymer, Guinn Williams, Carol Paige ..
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Release date: 1938-06-01
28.

The Young in Heart

3.6
7.3/10 IMDB

The Carletons make a living as card sharks and finding new suckers to mooch off of. When their latest scam backfires, they are asked to leave Monte Carlo. At the train station, they meet Miss Fortune, a very wealthy but lonely elderly lady. As a reward for saving her life after the train derails, Miss Fortune invites the Carletons to come live with her. The family hopes that by winning her affection, they can eventually be named sole beneficiaries in her will. But will a change of heart soften their mercenary feelings before that time comes?

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Roland Young, Billie Burke, Minnie Dupree, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Henry Stephenson, Lawrence Grant, Walter Kingsford ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1938-07-06
29.

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.

Starring: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley, Gloria Stuart, Phyllis Brooks, Helen Westley, Slim Summerville, Bill Robinson, Raymond Scott, Alan Dinehart ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1938-03-18
Best Movies of 1938 : Carefree
30.

Carefree

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Dr. Tony Flagg's friend Steven has problems in the relationship with his fiancée Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Tony. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love with him. When he tries to use hypnosis to strengthen her feelings for Steven, things get complicated.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy, Luella Gear, Jack Carson, Clarence Kolb, Franklin Pangborn, Walter Kingsford, Kay Sutton, Bobby Barber ..
Directed by: Mark Sandrich
Release date: 1938-09-02
31.

Love Finds Andy Hardy

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Andy Hardy becomes entangled with three different girls all at the same time.

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker, Judy Garland, Lana Turner, Ann Rutherford, Mary Howard, Gene Reynolds, Don Castle ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1938-07-22
32.

Marie Antoinette

3.6
7.3/10 IMDB

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ascends the French throne, his queen's extravagant lifestyle earns the hatred of the French people, who despise her Austrian heritage.

Starring: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Robert Morley, Anita Louise, Joseph Schildkraut, Gladys George, Henry Daniell, Henry Stephenson, Scotty Beckett ..
Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier
Release date: 1938-08-26
33.

The Mad Miss Manton

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

When the murdered body discovered by beautiful, vivacious socialite Melsa Manton disappears, police and press label her a prankster until she proves them wrong.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Sam Levene, Frances Mercer, Stanley Ridges, Whitney Bourne, Vickie Lester, Ann Evers, Catherine O'Quinn, Linda Perry ..
Directed by: Leigh Jason
Release date: 1938-10-21
34.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder.

Starring: Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran, Ann Gillis, May Robson, Victor Jory, Walter Brennan, David Holt, Victor Kilian, Nana Bryant, Olin Howland ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1938-02-11
35.

The Citadel

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Andrew Manson, a young, idealistic, newly qualified Scottish doctor arrives in Wales takes his first job in a mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its cause are thwarted, he moves to London. His new practice does badly. But when a friend shows him how to make a lucrative practice from rich hypochondriacs, it will take a great shock to show him what the truth of being a doctor really is.

Starring: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison, Emlyn Williams, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Francis L. Sullivan, Mary Clare, Cecil Parker, Nora Swinburne ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1938-10-29
36.

Four Daughters

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Musician Adam Lemp and his four equally musical daughters, Emma, Ann, Kay, and Thea, live happily together. Each daughter has an upstanding young man for whom she cares. However, the arrival of a cynical, slovenly young composer named Mickey Borden turns the household upside-down, and romantic and tragic complications ensue.

Starring: Claude Rains, Jeffrey Lynn, John Garfield, Frank McHugh, May Robson, Gale Page, Dick Foran, Vera Lewis, Tom Dugan, Eddie Acuff ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1938-08-09
37.

In Old Chicago

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

The O'Leary brothers -- honest Jack and roguish Dion -- become powerful figures, and eventually rivals, in Chicago on the eve of its Great Fire.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Alice Brady, Andy Devine, Brian Donlevy, Phyllis Brooks, Tom Brown, Sidney Blackmer, Berton Churchill ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1938-04-15
38.

Test Pilot

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Jim is a test pilot. His wife Ann and best friend Gunner try their best to keep him sober. But the life of a test pilot is anything but safe.

Starring: Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Gloria Holden, Samuel S. Hinds, Marjorie Main, Ted Pearson, Louis Jean Heydt, Virginia Grey ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1938-04-16
Best Movies of 1938 : Donald's Nephews
39.

Donald's Nephews

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Donald's sister Dumbella sends her three sons Huey, Dewey, and Louie to visit their uncle Donald. They prove to be quite a handful for Donald, even with help from his book on child rearing.

Starring: Clarence Nash ..
Directed by: Jack King
Release date: 1938-04-15
40.

Room Service

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Broke Gordon Miller tries to land a backer for his new play while he has to deal with with the hotel manager trying to evict him and his cast.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Frank Albertson, Cliff Dunstan, Donald MacBride, Philip Loeb, Philip Wood ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1938-09-21
41.

A Slight Case of Murder

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly, Willard Parker, John Litel, Edward Brophy, Harold Huber, Eric Stanley, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1938-02-26
Best Movies of 1938 : Charlie Chan in Honolulu
42.

Charlie Chan in Honolulu

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor.

Starring: Sidney Toler, Phyllis Brooks, Victor Sen Yung, Eddie Collins, John 'Dusty' King, Claire Dodd, George Zucco, Robert Barrat, Marc Lawrence, Richard Lane ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1938-12-30
Best Movies of 1938 : The Sisters
43.

The Sisters

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Three daughters of a small down pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Donald Crisp, Beulah Bondi, Jane Bryan, Alan Hale, Dick Foran, Henry Travers ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1938-10-14
44.

Topper Takes a Trip

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Mrs Topper's friend Mrs Parkhurst has convinced Mrs topper, to file for a divorce from Cosmo, due to the strange circumstances of his trip with ghost Marion Kirby. Marion comes back from heaven's door to help Cosmo again, this time only with dog Mr. Atlas. Due to a strange behavior of Cosmo, the judge refuses to divorce them, so Mrs Parkhurst takes Mrs Topper on a trip to France, where she tries to arrange the final reasons for the divorce, with help of a gold-digging French baron, Marion takes Cosmo to the same hotel, to bring them back together and to get her own final ticket to heaven, but the whole thing turns out to be not too easy.

Starring: Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray, Verree Teasdale, Franklin Pangborn, Alexander D'Arcy, Paul Hurst, Armand Kaliz, Spencer Charters ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1938-12-29
45.

Swiss Miss

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie are mousetrap salesmen hoping for better business in Switzerland, with Stan's theory that because there is more cheese in Switzerland, there should be more mice.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Grete Natzler, Walter Woolf King, Eric Blore, Adia Kuznetzoff, Charles Judels, Ludovico Tomarchio, Franz Hug, Jean De Briac ..
Directed by: John G. Blystone
Release date: 1938-05-20
Best Movies of 1938 : The Cowboy and the Lady
46.

The Cowboy and the Lady

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Mary Smith decides after a lifetime of being a shut-in to do something wild while her father is out campaigning for the presidency, so she takes off for the family's home in West Palm Beach and inadvertently becomes romantically entangled with earnest cowboy Stretch Willoughby. Neither the dalliance nor the cowboy fit with the upper class image projected by her esteemed father, forcing her to choose.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly, Walter Brennan, Fuzzy Knight, Mabel Todd, Henry Kolker, Harry Davenport, Emma Dunn, Walter Walker ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1938-11-17
Best Movies of 1938 : Of Human Hearts
47.

Of Human Hearts

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son Jason yearns to be a doctor, helping people in the earthly realm. It is a rich story about striving for excellence, the tension of father-son rebellion, and the love of a mother that can never die.

Starring: Walter Huston, James Stewart, Beulah Bondi, Gene Reynolds, Guy Kibbee, Charles Coburn, John Carradine, Ann Rutherford, Leatrice Joy Gilbert, Charley Grapewin ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1938-02-11
Best Movies of 1938 : The Divorce of Lady X
48.

The Divorce of Lady X

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

The morning after a London barrister lets a mystery woman stay in his suite, a friend files for divorce.

Starring: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, Binnie Barnes, Ralph Richardson, Morton Selten, J.H. Roberts, Gertrude Musgrove, Gus McNaughton, H.B. Hallam, Eileen Peel ..
Directed by: Tim Whelan
Release date: 1938-01-15
49.

The Shining Hour

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A nightclub dancer shakes the foundations of a wealthy farming family after she marries into it.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Margaret Sullavan, Robert Young, Melvyn Douglas, Fay Bainter, Allyn Joslyn, Hattie McDaniel, Oscar O'Shea, Frank Albertson, Harry Barris ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1938-11-18
50.

Crime School

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In the slums, teenager Frankie Warren hangs out with a rowdy gang who one day knock him out in a fight. In court, the boys refuse to reveal who struck the knockout blow, and all are subsequently sentenced to a reformatory, cruelly run by two corrupt guards. New deputy commissioner Mark Braden arrives determined to change things, but despite the help of Frankie's sister, Mark's reform plans -- and Frankie's future -- may be sabotaged from within.

Starring: The 'Dead End' Kids, Humphrey Bogart, Gale Page, Billy Halop, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Leo Gorcey, Bernard Punsly, Gabriel Dell, George Offerman, Jr. ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler, William Clemens
Release date: 1938-05-10

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