Rankings: 1930-1939

1930:

1. Morocco
2. The Dawn Patrol
3. People on Sunday
4. City Girl
5. Under the Roofs of Paris
6. The Blue Angel
7. Earth
8. All Quiet on the Western Front
9. The Big Trail
10. Animal Crackers
11. À propos de Nice
12. Monte Carlo
13. I Flunked, But. . .
14. Free and Easy
15. Not So Dumb
16. Murder!
17. Ladies of Leisure
18. Doughboys
19. Abraham Lincoln

1931:

1. City Lights
2. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas
3. Dishonored
4. Frankenstein
5. M
6. Street Scene
7. Tokyo Chorus
8. Love and Duty
9. The Public Enemy
10. Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
11. La chienne
12. Safe in Hell
13. The Front Page
14. À nous la liberté
15. The Criminal Code
16. Waterloo Bridge
17. City Streets
18. Monkey Business
19. Little Caesar
20. Le Million
21. Kameradschaft
22. The Lady and the Beard
23. Night Nurse
24. Flunky, Work Hard
25. Cimarron
26. The Threepenny Opera
27. The Smiling Lieutenant
28. Dracula
29. Platinum Blonde
30. Parlor, Bedroom and Bath
31. Arrowsmith
32. Sidewalks of New York

1932:
1932 Awards

1. Trouble in Paradise
2. Vampyr
3. Shanghai Express
4. Wooden Crosses
5. Scarface
6. One Way Passage
7. The Music Box
8. Me and My Gal
9. The Sign of the Cross
10. Where Now are the Dreams of Youth?
11. The Island of Lost Souls
12. Freaks
13. I was Born but . . .
14. The Most Dangerous Game
15. ¡Que viva México!
16. Blonde Venus
16. Red Dust
17. A Farewell to Arms
19. Boudu Saved from Drowning
20. No Blood Relation
21. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
22. Murders in the Rue Morgue
23. What Price Hollywood?
24. Love Me Tonight
25. Three on a Match
26. American Madness
27. Tarzan, the Ape Man
28. Red-Headed Woman
29. Horse Feathers
30. The Mask of Fu Manchu
31. Bird of Paradise
32. The Mummy
33. The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
34. The Old Dark House
35. Number Seventeen
36. Frisco Jenny
37. Jewel Robbery
38. One Hour with You
39. Rain
40. The Purchase Price
41. The Crowd Roars
42. Payment Deferred
43. Thirteen Women
44. Speak Easily
45. Bill of Divorcement
46. White Zombie
47. Grand Hotel
48. Forbidden
49. The Passionate Plumber

1933:
1933 Awards

1. Duck Soup
2. Japanese Girls at the Harbor
3. Hallelujah, I’m a Bum
4. Design for Living
5. Golddiggers of 1933
6. King Kong
7. Wild Boys of the Road
8. Man’s Castle
9. Baby Face
10. Sons of the Desert
11. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
12. Pilgrimage
13. 42nd Street
14. Passing Fancy
15. Zéro de conduite
16. Footlight Parade
17. Apart From You
18. Ecstasy
19. The Invisible Man
20. Lady for a Day
21. State Fair
22. Dragnet Girl
23. The Bitter Tea of General Yen
24. Every-Night Dreams
25. Mystery of the Wax Museum
26. Midnight Mary
27. The Private Life of Henry VIII
28. Queen Christina
29. Gabriel Over the White House
30. Bombshell
31. Heroes for Sale
32. Little Women
33. The Power and the Glory
34. I’m No Angel
35. Girl Missing
36. Flying Down to Rio
37. Cavalcade
38. Penthouse
39. Topaze
40. What! No Beer?
41. She Done Him Wrong
42. Havana Widows
43. Going Hollywood
44. Stingaree
45. The Vampire Bat

1934:
1934 Endy Awards

1. L’Atalante
2. Twentieth Century
3. Man of Aran
4. No Greater Glory
5. The Scarlet Empress
6. Little Man, What Now?
7. The Thin Man
8. Judge Priest
9. The Black Cat
10. Our Daily Bread
11. The Gay Divorcee
12. It’s a Gift
13. It Happened One Night
14. A Story of Floating Weeds
15. The Man Who Knew Too Much
16. Street Without End
17. The Merry Widow
18. The Goddess
19. The Lost Patrol
20. Lilliom
21. Heat Lightning
22. Cleopatra
23. Les misérables
24. A Lost Lady
25. Manhattan Melodrama
26. Death Takes a Holiday
27. House of Mystery
28. The Merry Wives of Reno
29. Dames

1935:

1. Ruggles of Red Gap
2. The Devil is a Woman
3. Wife! Be Like a Rose!
4. Top Hat
5. The 39 Steps
6. The Big Road
7. Carnival in Flanders
8. Steamboat ‘Round the Bend
9. Balloon Land
10. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
11. Sylvia Scarlett
12. The Good Fairy
13. The Informer
14. Barbary Coast
15. The Broadway Melody of 1936
16. Captain Blood
17. Bride of Frankenstein
18. Mutiny on the Bounty
19. Crime & Punishment
20. China Seas
21. A Night at the Opera
22. Annie Oakley
23. Mark of the Vampire
24. The Hands of Orlac (Mad Love)
25. Song of China
26. Roberta
27. If You Could Only Cook
28. Anna Karenina
29. She
30. Gold Diggers of 1935
31. Shipmates Forever

1936:

1. A Day in the Country
2. Modern Times
3. Swing Time
4. Devdas
5. Sisters of the Gion
6. Dodsworth
7. Mr. Thank You
8. Fury
9. The Only Son
10. Come and Get It
11. Story of a Cheat
12. Theodora Goes Wild
13. My Man Godfrey
14. Show Boat
15. Things to Come
16. Follow the Fleet
17. Last of the Mohicans
18. The Road to Glory
19. The Great Ziegfeld
20. Camille
21. The Garden of Allah
22. Sabotage
23. Libeled Lady
24. The Prisoner of Shark Island
25. Born to Dance
26. The Charge of the Light Brigade
27. After the Thin Man
28. The Plough and the Stars
29. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
30. Mary of Scotland
31. The Petrified Forest
32. The King Steps Out
33. Romeo and Juliet

1937:

1. Make Way for Tomorrow
2. The Awful Truth
3. The Grand Illusion
4. Street Angel
5. Shall We Dance
6. Wee Willie Winkie
7. Humanity and Paper Balloons
8. History is Made at Night
9. Stella Dallas
10. Stage Door
11. Easy Living
12. You Only Live Once
13. Pepe le Moko
14. The Spanish Earth
15. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
16. Dark Journey
17. Nothing Sacred
18. Swing High, Swing Low
19. A Damsel in Distress
20. A Star is Born
21. The Hurricane
22. A Day at the Races
23. Storm in a Teacup
24. The Broadway Melody of 1938
25. Hollywood Hotel
26. The Great Garrick
27. Skeleton Frolics
28. Dead End
29. Lost Horizon
30. Topper
31. Smart Blonde
32. The Life of Emile Zola
33. Rosalie
34. A Family Affair
35. King Solomon’s Mines

1938:

1. Bringing Up Baby
2. The Adventures of Robin Hood
3. Holiday
4. La bête humaine
5. Alexander Nevsky
6. The Lady Vanishes
7. Three Comrades
8. Jezebel
9. The Shopworn Angel
10. St. Martin’s Lane
11. The Masseurs and a Woman
12. Merrily We Live
13. The Great Waltz
14. Pygmalion
15. Angels with Dirty Faces
16. Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife
17. The Shining Hour
18. You Can’t Take it with You
19. Carefree
20. Vivacious Lady
21. Blond Cheat
22. Man-Proof
23. Maid’s Night Out
24. Merbabies

1939:

1. The Rules of the Game
2. Only Angels Have Wings
3. Stagecoach
4. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
5. Young Mr. Lincoln
6. The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums
7. Gone with the Wind
8. The Wizard of Oz
9. Gunga Din
10. Ninotchka
11. The Roaring Twenties
12. Midnight
13. Babes in Arms
14. Le jour se lève
15. Destry Rides Again
16. Love Affair
17. Drums Along the Mohawk
18. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
19. Beau Geste
20. Goodbye Mr. Chips
21. It’s a Wonderful World
22. The Old Maid
23. The Four Feathers
24. The Women
25. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
26. Intermezzo: A Love Story
27. Wuthering Heights
28. Dark Victory
29. Empress Wu Zetien
30. The Hound of the Baskervilles
31. Jamaica Inn
32. Second Fiddle
33. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
34. Man in the Iron Mask

Rankings: 1920-1929

1920:

1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
2. One Week
3. Leaves from Satan’s Book
4. The Golem: How He Came Into the World
5. Way Down East
6. Just Pals
7. The Scarecrow
8. Why Change Your Wife?
9. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
10. The Mark of Zorro
11. Convict 13
12. Neighbors
13. The Bomb Idea

1921:

1. The Play House
2. Orphans of the Storm
3. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
4. The Goat
5. The Kid
6. The Phantom Carriage
7. The ‘High Sign’
8. The Idle Class
9. Camille
10. The Boat
11. The Haunted House
12. The Sheik
13. The Haunted Castle
14. Hard Luck
15. Manhatta

1922:

1. Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror
2. Nanook of the North
3. Cops
4. Häxan
5. The Paleface
6. Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood
7. Day Dreams
8. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
9. The Blacksmith
10. Romance of a Fruit Peddler
11. Phantom
12. The Frozen North
13. The Electric House
14. My Wife’s Relations

1923:

1. Our Hospitality
2. Safety Last
3. The Three Ages
4. The Pilgrim
5. The Balloonatic
6. The Love Nest
7. Springtime

1924:

1. Sherlock, Jr.
2. Die Nibelungen
3. The Last Laugh
4. Greed
5. Isn’t Life Wonderful
6. He Who Gets Slapped
7. The Iron Horse
8. The Thief of Bagdad
9. The Navigator
10. A Trip to Mars
11. The Sea Hawk
12. Symphonie diagonale
13. America

1925:

1. The Gold Rush
2. Battleship Potemkin
3. The Big Parade
4. Tartuffe
5. Seven Chances
6. Strike
7. The Freshman
8. The Phantom of the Opera

1926:

1. The General
2. Faust
3. What Price Glory?
4. 3 Bad Men
5. Bardelys the Magnificent
6. The Scarlet Letter
7. The Adventures of Prince Achmed
8. The Black Pirate
9. 45 Minutes from Hollywood
10. The Sorrows of Satan
11. Scents & Nonsense
12. Thundering Fleas
13. Along Came Auntie

1927:

1. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
2. Metropolis
3. Seventh Heaven
4. Underworld
5. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
6. Napoleon
7. Wings
8. Romance of the Western Chamber
9. The King of Kings
10. Jewish Prudence
11. It
12. Love ‘Em and Weep
13. Fluttering Hearts
14. With Love and Hisses
15. Duck Soup
16. Cave of the Spider Women
17. College
18. Why Girls Love Sailors
19. London After Midnight (Reconstruction)
20. Sailors, Beware!
21. Sugar Daddies
22. Slipping Wives

1928:

1. The Docks of New York
2. Steamboat Bill, Jr.
3. The Passion of Joan of Arc
4. Lonesome
5. The Wind
6. Street Angel
7. Two Tars
8. The Crowd
9. The Last Command
10. The Circus
11. L’Argent
12. A Girl in Every Port
13. The Cameraman
14. Spione
15. October
16. Show People
17. In Old Arizona
18. Speedy
19. Champagne

1929:

1. The Man with a Movie Camera
2. Applause
3. Diary of a Lost Girl
4. Un chien andalou
5. Blackmail
6. Lucky Star
7. The Skeleton Dance
8. Hallelujah!
9. Pandora’s Box
10. Days of Youth
11. Queen Kelly
12. The Manxman
13. The Love Parade
14. The Broadway Melody
15. Spite Marriage
16. The Haunted House
17. The Cocoanuts
18. College Hounds
19. Only Me

Rankings: 1910-1919

1910:

1. The Unchanging Sea
2. Ramona
3. The Acrobatic Fly
4. The Usurer
5. In the Border States

1911:

1. The Lonedale Operator
2. Enoch Arden
3. The Miser’s Heart
4. His Trust

1912:

1. The Musketeers of Pig Alley
2. The Girl and Her Trust
3. The Massacre
4. Conquest of the Pole
5. The New York Hat
6. The Sunbeam
7. The Painted Lady
8. For His Son
9. Friends
10. An Unseen Enemy
11. The Lesser Evil
12. One is Business, the Other Crime
13. The Burglar’s Dilemma

1913:

1. Fantômas
2. Ingeborg Holm
3. Death’s Marathon
4. The Mothering Heart
5. The Artist’s Dreams
6. The Battle at Elderbush Gulch
7. The Last Drop of Water

1914:

1. Kid Auto Races at Venice
2. Gertie the Dinosaur
3. Cabiria
4. Tillie’s Punctured Romance
5. Judith of Bethulia

1915:

1. Les Vampires
2. Regeneration
3. The Cheat
4. The Birth of a Nation
5. A Fool There Was
6. Down on the Phoney Farm
7. The Lone Game

1916:

1. Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Through the Ages
2. The Rink
3. The Pawnshop
4. The Floorwalker
5. One AM
6. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

1917:

1. The Immigrant
2. The Poor Little Rich Girl
3. Straight Shooting
4. The Cure
5. Coney Island
6. Bobby Bumps Starts for School

1918:

1. Hearts of the World
2. A Dog’s Life

1919:

1. Broken Blossoms
2. True Heart Susie
3. The Doll
4. Blind Husbands
5. The Fall of Babylon
6. Don’t Change Your Husband
7. When The Clouds Roll By
8. Sunnyside
9. The Mother and the Law
10. A Day’s Pleasure
11. Firemen Save My Child

Rankings: 1900-1909

1900:

1. Attack on a China Mission

1901:

1. The Pan-American Exposition By Night
2. Excelsior! The Prince of the Magicians
3. What Happened on Twenty-Third Street
4. The Devil and the Statue

1902:

1. A Trip to the Moon
2. Gulliver’s Travels

1903:

1. The Great Train Robbery
2. The Kingdom of Fairies
3. The Infernal Cakewalk
4. Jupiter’s Thunderballs
5. The Life of an American Fireman
6. What Happened in the Tunnel

1904:

1. Grand Display of Brock’s Fireworks at Crystal Palace
2. Metamorphosis of a Butterfly
3. The Cook in Trouble

1905:

1. The Kleptomaniac
2. The Little Train Robbery
3. The Black Imp
4. A Crazy Composer

1906:

1. The Dream of a Rarebit Fiend
2. A Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire
3. Tit for Tat
4. Films of the San Francisco Earthquake
5. Three American Beauties

1907:

1. Kiri-Kis
2. The Rivals
3. The “Teddy” Bears
4. The Eclipse
5. The Haunted Hotel
6. Lightning Sketches

1908:

1. Rescued from an Eagle’s Nest
2. The Adventures of Dollie

1909:

1. A Corner in Wheat
2. Those Awful Hats
3. Le papillon fantastique
4. The Sealed Room