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The Last Command | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Last Command  88 min,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [01 Apr 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, Jack Raymond, William Powell
Plot:  A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.
Writer:  Lajos Biró (story), John F. Goodrich, Herman J. Mankiewicz (titles), Josef von Sternberg (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Docks of New York | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Docks of New York  76 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [29 Sep 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Betty Compson, Clyde Cook, George Bancroft, Olga Baclanova
Plot:  A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.
Writer:  Jules Furthman (story and screenplay), Julian Johnson (titles), John Monk Saunders (suggested by "The Dock Walloper")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shanghai Express | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Shanghai Express  82 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [12 Feb 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anna May Wong, Clive Brook, Marlene Dietrich, Warner Oland
Plot:  A loose woman rediscovers a former lover during a dangerous train ride to Shanghai.
Writer:  Jules Furthman (screen play), Harry Hervey (based on the story by)
Language:  English, French, Cantonese, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Blue Angel | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Blue Angel  106 min,  [Drama, Music]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [03 Jan 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 88/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Emil Jannings, Kurt Gerron, Marlene Dietrich, Rosa Valetti
Plot:  An elderly professor's ordered life spins dangerously out of control when he falls for a nightclub singer.
Writer:  Heinrich Mann (novel), Carl Zuckmayer, Karl Vollmöller, Robert Liebmann
Language:  German, English, French    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
It | Movie Details for Director Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  It  72 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg]  [15 Feb 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Antonio Moreno, Clara Bow, Priscilla Bonner, William Austin
Plot:  A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.
Writer:  Elinor Glyn (story and adaptation), Hope Loring (screen play), Louis D. Lighton (screen play), George Marion Jr. (titles)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dishonored | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Dishonored  91 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [04 Apr 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Gustav von Seyffertitz, Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Warner Oland
Plot:  The Austrian Secret Service sends its most seductive agent to spy on the Russians.
Writer:  Daniel Nathan Rubin (screenplay), Josef von Sternberg (screenplay), Josef von Sternberg (story "X-27")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Morocco | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Morocco  92 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [06 Dec 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins.
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Ullrich Haupt
Plot:  A cabaret singer and a Legionnaire fall in love, but their relationship is complicated by the results of his womanizing and due to the appearance of a rich man who wants her for himself.
Writer:  Jules Furthman (adapted by), Benno Vigny (from the play "Amy Jolly" by)
Language:  English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Shanghai Gesture | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Shanghai Gesture  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [15 Jan 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Tierney, Ona Munson, Victor Mature, Walter Huston
Plot:  A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by "Mother" Gin Sling, a dragon-lady who worked herself up from poverty to buy the casino. Sir Guy ...
Writer:  Josef von Sternberg (adaptation), Geza Herczeg (collaborator for adaptation), Jules Furthman (collaborator for adaptation), John Colton (play)
Language:  English, French, Chinese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Scarlet Empress | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Scarlet Empress  104 min,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [07 Sep 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  John Lodge, Louise Dresser, Marlene Dietrich, Sam Jaffe
Plot:  Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress. The domineering Empress hopes to improve the royal blood line. Sophia doesn't...
Writer:  Catherine II (based on the diary of), Manuel Komroff (diary arranged by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Underworld | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Underworld  80 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson]  [29 Oct 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Actors:  Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent, Fred Kohler, George Bancroft
Plot:  Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.
Writer:  Charles Furthman (adaptation), Ben Hecht (story), Robert N. Lee (adaptation), George Marion Jr. (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Devil Is a Woman | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Devil Is a Woman  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alison Skipworth, Edward Everett Horton, Lionel Atwill, Marlene Dietrich
Plot:  A young man is warned by a captain about a temptress; nonetheless, he finds himself falling in love with her.
Writer:  Pierre Louÿs (novel), John Dos Passos (adaptation), Sam Winston (continuity), David Hertz (treatment contributor), Oran Schee (screenplay construction contributor)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Duel in the Sun | Movie Details for Director King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Duel in the Sun  129 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg]  [12 Sep 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Lionel Barrymore
Plot:  Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.
Writer:  David O. Selznick (screenplay), Niven Busch (suggested by a novel by), Oliver H.P. Garrett (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Crime and Punishment | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Crime and Punishment  88 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [11 Jan 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Arnold, Marian Marsh, Peter Lorre, Tala Birell
Plot:  Man is haunted by a murder he's committed.
Writer:  Joseph Anthony, Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), S.K. Lauren
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Children of Divorce | Movie Details for Director Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Children of Divorce  70 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg]  [25 Apr 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clara Bow, Einar Hanson, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper
Plot:  A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn't marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents'. Complications ensue.
Writer:  Alfred Hustwick (titles), Owen Johnson (novel), Louis D. Lighton, Hope Loring, Adela Rogers St. Johns (story)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Woman of the Sea | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  A Woman of the Sea  75 min,  [Drama]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles K. French, Edna Purviance, Eve Southern, Raymond Bloomer
Plot:  Joan and Magdalen are the daughters of a fisherman. Magdalen leaves her fiancé, Peter, to run off to the big city. Joan and Peter marry. Magdalen's return years later causes trouble for the...
Writer:  Josef von Sternberg
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
An American Tragedy | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  An American Tragedy  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [22 Aug 1931]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Frances Dee, Irving Pichel, Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney
Plot:  A poor factory worker, employed by a wealthy uncle, falls in love with a beautiful heiress but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated.
Writer:  Theodore Dreiser (novel), Samuel Hoffenstein (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thunderbolt | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Thunderbolt  85 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [20 Jun 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Actors:  Fay Wray, George Bancroft, Richard Arlen, Tully Marshall
Plot:  A criminal known as Thunderbolt is imprisoned and facing execution. Into the next cell is placed Bob Moran, an innocent man who has been framed and who is in love with Thunderbolt's girl. ...
Writer:  Charles Furthman (story), Jules Furthman (story), Herman J. Mankiewicz, Joseph L. Mankiewicz (titles), Josef von Sternberg
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blonde Venus | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Blonde Venus  93 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [28 Oct 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cary Grant, Dickie Moore, Herbert Marshall, Marlene Dietrich
Plot:  A cabaret singer takes up with a millionaire to pay for her gravely ill husband's operation.
Writer:  Jules Furthman (by), S.K. Lauren (by)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jet Pilot | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Jet Pilot  113 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [01 Oct 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Leigh, Jay C. Flippen, John Wayne, Paul Fix
Plot:  Air Force Colonel Jim Shannon is tasked to escort a defecting Soviet pilot who is scheming to lure Shannon to the USSR.
Writer:  Jules Furthman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Macao | Movie Details for Director Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Macao  81 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray]  [28 May 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jane Russell, Robert Mitchum, Thomas Gomez, William Bendix
Plot:  Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson?
Writer:  Bernard C. Schoenfeld (screenplay), Stanley Rubin (screenplay), Robert Creighton Williams (story)
Language:  English, Cantonese, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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