Best War Movies of 1927



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
Best War Movies of 1927 : Barbed Wire

Barbed Wire

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 War Movies of 1927 : Hotel Imperial

Hotel Imperial

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 War Movies of 1927 : The Rough Riders

The Rough Riders

3.7/10 IMDB

The story of the military unit organized by future U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt and its adventures in Cuba during the Spanish-American War of 1898.

Starring: Noah Beery, Charles Farrell, Charles Farrell, George Bancroft, Mary Astor, Frank Hopper, Charles Emmett Mack, Fred Lindsay, Fred Kohler, Billy Seay ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1927-09-30
Best War Movies of 1927 : The Enemy

The Enemy

7.6/10 IMDB

Carl Behrend, son of a wealthy businessman, marries Pauli Arndt, daughter of a pacifist professor. When World War I breaks out, Carl is drafted. Pauli and her family and friends are left behind to experience the suffering which befell civilians during the war. Her luck worsens when her father is dismissed from his professorship for teaching that war is evil. Her father argues violently with Carl's father, and degradation and despair descend on Pauli and her family as they await Carl's return from the front.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ralph Forbes, Ralph Emerson, Frank Currier, George Fawcett, Fritzi Ridgeway, John S. Peters, Karl Dane, Polly Moran, Billy Kent Schaefer ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1927-12-08
Best War Movies of 1927 : The Heart of Maryland

The Heart of Maryland

6.1/10 IMDB

At the outbreak of the War Between the States, Maryland Calvert is loved by Maj. Alan Kendrick, son of a Virginia general, and Capt. Fulton Thorpe. Nancy, whom Thorpe has loved unwisely, follows him to Washington and commits suicide when she learns he will not marry her; as a result, Alan is forced to request his resignation. When Fort Sumter is fired upon, Alan, who admires Lincoln's principles, joins the Union Army though his father is among the Secessionist leaders; as a result, he is estranged from Maryland. Thorpe, who has joined the Confederacy as a spy, is responsible for Alan's arrest, but Maryland victoriously comes to his aid by ringing the alarm bell.

Starring: Dolores Costello, Jason Robards Sr., Warner Richmond, Helene Costello, Carroll Nye, Charles Edward Bull, Erville Alderson, Paul Kruger, Walter Rodgers, Jim Welch ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1927-07-13
Best War Movies of 1927 : Ham and Eggs at the Front

Ham and Eggs at the Front

5.7/10 IMDB

Fifi, a dusky, sultry Senegalese spy, uses her wiles to get information out of two American army soldiers, Ham and Eggs, in France during World War I.

Starring: Heinie Conklin, Myrna Loy, William Irving, Noah Young, Louise Fazenda, Tom Kennedy, Tom Wilson ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1927-11-29
Best War Movies of 1927 : The Lady in Ermine

The Lady in Ermine

4.4/10 IMDB

When her husband marches off to war, Mariana is left in charge of the ancestral castle and is thus on hand when an invading Austrian regiment makes the castle its headquarters.

Starring: Corinne Griffith, Einar Hanson, Ward Crane, Francis X. Bushman, Jane Keckley ..
Directed by: James Flood
Release date: 1927-01-01
Best War Movies of 1927 : Winners Of The Wilderness

Winners Of The Wilderness

4.5/10 IMDB

During the French and Indian War the Indians under Pontiac kidnap Rene. Colonel O'Hara hopes to rescue and wed her.

Starring: Tim McCoy, Joan Crawford, Roy D'Arcy, Louise Lorraine, Edward Connelly, Edward Hearn, Chief John Big Tree, Will Walling, Lionel Belmore, Tom O'Brien ..
Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke
Release date: 1927-01-15
Best War Movies of 1927 : The Patent Leather Kid

The Patent Leather Kid

6.1/10 IMDB

The Patent Leather Kid is a 1927 silent film which tells the story of a boxer who scoffs at fighting outside the ring... particularly for the United States once it enters World War I. Eventually, he is drafted, is shipped overseas, and performs a heroic act, which results in his being severely wounded.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Molly O'Day, Lawford Davidson, Matthew Betz, Arthur Stone, Ray Turner, Hank Mann, Walter James, Lucien Prival, Nigel De Brulier ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1927-09-01

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