The best Jean Harlow’s movies

Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow

03/03/1911- 07/06/1937
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Scarface

Scarface
7.7/10
A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.

City Lights

City Lights
8.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyDramaRomance
  • Release: 01/02/1931
  • Character: Extra in Restaurant Scene (uncredited)
In this sound-era silent film, a tramp falls in love with a beautiful blind flower seller.

The Beast of the City

The Beast of the City
6.7/10
  • Genre: CrimeDramaRomance
  • Release: 13/02/1932
  • Character: Daisy Stevens, aka Mildred Beaumont
Police Chief Jim Fitzpatrick is after gangster Sam Belmonte. He uses his corrupt brother Ed to watch over Daisy who was associated with Belmonte.

Dinner at Eight

Dinner at Eight
7.5/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 22/12/1933
  • Character: Kitty Packard
An ambitious New York socialite plans an extravagant dinner party as her businessman husband, Oliver, contends with financial woes, causing a lot of tension between the couple. Meanwhile, their high-society friends and associates, including the gruff Dan Packard and his sultry spouse, Kitty, contend with their own entanglements, leading to revelations at the much-anticipated dinner.

Wife vs. Secretary

Wife vs. Secretary
7/10
Magazine publisher Van Stanhope is a hard-working, dynamic executive very happily married to his beautiful wife Linda. Although their relationship is built on unconditional trust, friends, and even Van's mother, caution Linda about the dangers of allowing Whitey, her husband's extremely sexy secretary, to continue to have access to him. Although Whitey has a faithful boyfriend, she secretly harbors unrequited feelings for her boss. When they take a business trip to Havana, circumstantial evidence convinces Linda that the rumors she's heard may have a basis in fact.

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
7.1/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 06/08/1975
  • Character: (archive footage)
Period music, film clips and newsreel footage combined into a visual exploration of the American entertainment industry during the Great Depression.

Hell's Angels

Hell's Angels
7.3/10
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.

The Public Enemy

The Public Enemy
7.6/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 23/04/1931
  • Character: Gwen Allen
Two young Chicago hoodlums, Tom Powers and Matt Doyle, rise up from their poverty-stricken slum life to become petty thieves, bootleggers and cold-blooded killers. But with street notoriety and newfound wealth, the duo feels the heat from the cops and rival gangsters both. Despite his ruthless criminal reputation, Tom tries to remain connected to his family, however, gang warfare and the need for revenge eventually pull him away.

Why Be Good?

Why Be Good?
7.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyDramaRomance
  • Release: 28/02/1929
  • Character: Blonde on Rooftop Bench at Junior's Second Party (uncredited)
A flapper unwittingly falls for the boss' son.

Libeled Lady

Libeled Lady
7.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 09/10/1936
  • Character: Gladys Benton
When a major newspaper accuses wealthy socialite Connie Allenbury of being a home-wrecker, and she files a multi-million-dollar libel lawsuit, the publication's frazzled head editor, Warren Haggerty, must find a way to turn the tables on her. Soon Haggerty's harried fiancée, Gladys Benton, and his dashing friend Bill Chandler are in on a scheme that aims to discredit Connie, with amusing and unexpected results.

Platinum Blonde

Platinum Blonde
6.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 31/10/1931
  • Character: Anne Schuyler
Anne Schuyler is an upper-crust socialite who bullies her reporter husband into conforming to her highfalutin ways. The husband chafes at the confinement of high society, though, and yearns for a creative outlet. He decides to write a play and collaborates with a fellow reporter.

Red Dust

Red Dust
7.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 22/10/1932
  • Character: Vantine
Dennis, owner of a rubber plantation in Cochinchina, is involved with Vantine, who left Saigon to evade the police; but when his new surveyor, Gary, arrives along with his refined but sensual wife, Barbara, Dennis gets infatuated by her.

That's Entertainment!

That's Entertainment!
7.8/10
Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.

Red-Headed Woman

Red-Headed Woman
7/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 25/06/1932
  • Character: Lillian 'Lil' / 'Red' Andrews Legendre
Lil works for the Legendre Company and causes Bill to divorce Irene and marry her. She has an affair with businessman Gaerste and uses him to force society to pay attention to her.

That's Entertainment! III

That's Entertainment! III
7.5/10
Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain.

James Stewart's Wonderful Life

James Stewart's Wonderful Life
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 22/11/1988
  • Character: (archive footage)
Documentary about James Stewart's long career as an actor and positive personal life.

The Love Parade

The Love Parade
7/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 18/01/1930
  • Character: Woman in Opera Box (uncredited)
The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.

That's Entertainment, Part II

That's Entertainment, Part II
7.3/10
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Why Is a Plumber?

Why Is a Plumber?
  • Release: 30/03/1929
Plot unknown.

China Seas

China Seas
6.9/10
Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries; both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancee are aboard!

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