List of American films of 1936

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This list of American films of 1936 compiles American feature-length motion pictures that were released in 1936. The Great Ziegfeld won Best Picture at the Academy Awards.

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Title Director Featured Cast Genre Note
15 Maiden Lane Allan Dwan Claire Trevor, Cesar Romero, Lloyd Nolan Drama, Crime
36 Hours to Kill Eugene Forde Brian Donlevy, Gloria Stuart, Warren Hymer Drama, Crime, Romance
Absolute Quiet George B. Seitz Lionel Atwill, Raymond Walburn, Irene Hervey Comedy, Drama
The Accusing Finger James P. Hogan Paul Kelly, Kent Taylor, Marsha Hunt Drama, Crime
Aces and Eights Sam Newfield Tim McCoy, Luana Walters, Rex Lease Western
After the Thin Man W. S. Van Dyke William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart Comedy, Mystery
All American Chump Edwin L. Marin Stuart Erwin, Betty Furness, Edmund Gwenn Comedy
Along Came Love Bert Lytell Irene Hervey, H. B. Warner, Charles Starrett Comedy
And So They Were Married Elliott Nugent Mary Astor, Melvyn Douglas, Edith Fellows Comedy, Romance
Anthony Adverse Mervyn LeRoy Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Anita Louise, Edmund Gwenn, Claude Rains, Louis Hayward, Gale Sondergaard (Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress) Drama, Romance Best Picture nominee
Anything Goes Lewis Milestone Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Ida Lupino Comedy, Romance, Musical
Banjo on My Knee John Cromwell Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Walter Brennan Comedy, Musical
Beloved Enemy H. C. Potter Merle Oberon, Brian Aherne, David Niven Drama
Bengal Tiger Louis King Barton MacLane, June Travis Drama, Adventure
Beyond the Caribbean André Roosevelt, Ewing Scott André Roosevelt, Carol Jeffries Drama, Adventure
The Big Broadcast of 1937 Mitchell Leisen Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen Comedy, Musical
Big Brown Eyes Raoul Walsh Cary Grant, Joan Bennett, Walter Pidgeon Comedy, Mystery
The Big Game George Nichols, Jr. James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, June Travis Drama, Romance, Sports
The Big Noise Frank McDonald Guy Kibbee, Warren Hull, Alma Lloyd Crime comedy
The Big Show Mack V. Wright Gene Autry, Sons of the Pioneers Western, Musical
The Bohemian Girl James W. Horne, Charley Rogers Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd Comedy
Border Flight Otho Lovering Frances Farmer, John Howard, Grant Withers Drama, Adventure
Born to Dance Roy Del Ruth Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce Comedy, Musical
Born to Fight Charles Hutchison Frankie Darro, Jack La Rue, Sheila Bromley Drama
The Bride Walks Out Leigh Jason Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond, Hattie McDaniel Comedy
The Bridge of Sighs Phil Rosen Onslow Stevens, Dorothy Tree, Walter Byron Drama
Bullets or Ballots William Keighley Edward G. Robinson, Barton MacLane, Humphrey Bogart Drama, Crime
Cain and Mabel Lloyd Bacon Marion Davies, Clark Gable, Allen Jenkins Romantic comedy
Camille George Cukor Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore Drama, Romance
Can This Be Dixie? George Marshall Jane Withers, Slim Summerville, Hattie McDaniel Comedy, Musical
Captain Calamity John Reinhardt George Houston, Marian Nixon, Vince Barnett Adventure, Romance
Captain January David Butler Shirley Temple, Buddy Ebsen, Guy Kibbee Musical
The Case Against Mrs. Ames William A. Seiter Madeleine Carroll, George Brent, Beulah Bondi Drama
The Case of the Black Cat William C. McGann Ricardo Cortez, June Travis, Guy Usher Drama, Mystery
Ceiling Zero Howard Hawks James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Barton MacLane Drama, Adventure
The Charge of the Light Brigade Michael Curtiz Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp Drama, Adventure
Charlie Chan at the Opera H. Bruce Humberstone Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Boris Karloff Comedy, Mystery
Chatterbox George Nichols, Jr. Anne Shirley, Phillips Holmes, Lucille Ball Comedy, Drama
China Clipper Ray Enright Pat O'Brien, Ross Alexander, Humphrey Bogart Drama
Colleen Alfred E. Green Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Hugh Herbert Comedy, Musical
College Holiday Frank Tuttle George Burns, Gracie Allen, Jack Benny Comedy
Come and Get It Howard Hawks, William Wyler Edward Arnold, Joel McCrea, Frances Farmer, Walter Brennan (Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor) Drama
Counterfeit Erle C. Kenton Lloyd Nolan, Chester Morris, George McKay Drama, Crime
The Country Doctor Henry King Jean Hersholt, Jane Darwell, John Qualen Drama
Crack Up Malcolm St. Clair Peter Lorre, Brian Donlevy, Helen Wood Drama
Craig's Wife Dorothy Arzner Rosalind Russell, John Boles, Alma Kruger Drama
Crash Donovan William Nigh Jack Holt, Ward Bond, Nan Grey Drama, Crime
Dangerous Waters Lambert Hillyer Robert Armstrong, Jack Holt, Edwin Maxwell Drama
Daniel Boone David Howard George O'Brien, Heather Angel, John Carradine Western
Death in the Air Elmer Clifton Henry Hall, Wheeler Oakman, Leon Ames Drama, Mystery
Desire Frank Borzage Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, William Frawley Comedy, Drama
Devil's Squadron Erle C. Kenton Richard Dix, Lloyd Nolan, Karen Morley Drama, Action
The Devil-Doll Tod Browning Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Pedro de Cordoba Drama, Horror, Science fiction
Dimples William A. Seiter Shirley Temple, Frank Morgan Musical
Dodsworth William Wyler
Best Director nominee
Walter Huston (Best Actor nominee), Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor, Kathryn Marlow, David Niven, Gregory Gaye, Maria Ouspenskaya (Best Supporting Actress nominee) Drama Best Picture nominee
Doughnuts and Society Lewis D. Collins Maude Eburne, Louise Fazenda, Franklin Pangborn Comedy
Down the Stretch William Clemens Willie Best, Mickey Rooney, Patricia Ellis Drama
Dracula's Daughter Lambert Hillyer Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, John Carradine Horror
Early to Bed Norman Z. McLeod Charles Ruggles, Mary Boland, Lucien Littlefield Comedy
Ellis Island Phil Rosen Donald Cook, Peggy Shannon, Bradley Page Drama, Crime
Empty Saddles Lesley Selander Buck Jones, Louise Brooks Western
Everybody's Old Man James Flood Irvin S. Cobb, Rochelle Hudson, Sara Haden Comedy, Drama
Exclusive Story George B. Seitz Franchot Tone, Madge Evans, Joseph Calleia Drama
A Face in the Fog Robert F. Hill Lawrence Gray, June Collyer, Forrest Taylor Drama, Mystery
The Farmer in the Dell Ben Holmes Frank Albertson, Moroni Olsen, Lucille Ball Comedy
Fatal Lady Edward Ludwig Mary Ellis, Ruth Donnelly, Samuel S. Hinds Drama
First Baby Lewis Seiler Marjorie Gateson, Shirley Deane, Hattie McDaniel Comedy
Florida Special Ralph Murphy Frances Drake, Jack Oakie, Claude Gillingwater Comedy, Drama
Follow the Fleet Mark Sandrich Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball Comedy, Musical
Follow Your Heart Aubrey Scotto Marion Talley, Michael Bartlett, Nigel Bruce Drama, Musical
Forgotten Faces E.A. Dupont Herbert Marshall, Gertrude Michael Drama Paramount Pictures
Frankie and Johnnie John H. Auer, Chester Erskine Helen Morgan, Chester Morris, Walter Kingsford Drama
Freshman Love William C. McGann Frank McHugh, Patricia Ellis, Mary Treen Comedy, Musical
Fury Fritz Lang Spencer Tracy, Sylvia Sidney, Walter Brennan Drama, Crime
Gambling with Souls Elmer Clifton Gay Sheridan, Wheeler Oakman, Bryant Washburn Drama, Crime
The General Died at Dawn Lewis Milestone Gary Cooper, Madeleine Carroll, Akim Tamiroff (Best Supporting Actor nominee) Drama, Adventure
The Girl on the Front Page Harry Beaumont Gloria Stuart, Edmund Lowe, Spring Byington Comedy, Drama
Go West, Young Man Henry Hathaway Mae West, Warren William, Alice Brady Comedy
Gold Diggers of 1937 Busby Berkeley, Lloyd Bacon Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Victor Moore Musical
The Golden Arrow Alfred E. Green Bette Davis, George Brent, Eugene Pallette Comedy, Drama
The Gorgeous Hussy Clarence Brown Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone, Melvyn Douglas, James Stewart, Alison Skipworth, Beulah Bondi (Best Supporting Actress nominee) Drama
The Great Ziegfeld Robert Z. Leonard
Best Director nominee
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer (Academy Award for Best Actress) Musical Biography Academy Award for Best Picture
The Green Pastures William Keighley Rex Ingram, Al Stokes, Eddie Anderson Fantasy
Hearts Divided Frank Borzage Claude Rains, Dick Powell, Marion Davies Comedy, Drama, Musical
Her Master's Voice Joseph Santley Edward Everett Horton, Peggy Conklin, Laura Hope Crews Comedy
His Brother's Wife W. S. Van Dyke Robert Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Jean Hersholt Drama
Hollywood Boulevard Robert Florey John Halliday, Robert Cummings, Marsha Hunt Drama
Hopalong Cassidy Returns Nate Watt William Boyd, Gabby Hayes, Gail Sheridan Western
Hot Money William C. McGann Joseph Cawthorn, Beverly Roberts, Ross Alexander Comedy
House of Secrets Roland D. Reed Muriel Evans, Leslie Fenton, Noel Madison Drama, Mystery
I Married a Doctor Archie Mayo Pat O'Brien, Josephine Hutchinson, Ross Alexander Drama
The Invisible Ray Lambert Hillyer Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Frances Drake Science fiction, Horror
Isle of Fury Frank McDonald Humphrey Bogart, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Woods Drama, Adventure
It Had to Happen Roy Del Ruth George Raft, Rosalind Russell, Alan Dinehart Drama
The Jungle Princess Wilhelm Thiele Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Molly Lamont Drama, Adventure
King of Burlesque Sidney Lanfield Warner Baxter, Alice Faye, Fats Waller Comedy, Drama, Musical
The King Steps Out Josef von Sternberg Grace Moore, Franchot Tone, Victor Jory Musical
Ladies in Love Edward H. Griffith Loretta Young, Janet Gaynor, Don Ameche Comedy, Romance
Lady of Secrets Marion Gering Ruth Chatterton, Lionel Atwill, Otto Kruger Drama
The Last of the Mohicans George B. Seitz Randolph Scott, Bruce Cabot, Henry Wilcoxon Drama, Adventure
The Lawless Nineties Joseph Kane John Wayne, Ann Rutherford, Gabby Hayes Western
The Leathernecks Have Landed Howard Bretherton Lew Ayres, Clay Clement, Ward Bond Drama, Adventure
Legion of Terror Charles C. Coleman Bruce Cabot, Ward Bond, Marguerite Churchill Drama, Crime
Libeled Lady Jack Conway Jean Harlow, William Powell, Spencer Tracy Comedy, Romance Best Picture nominee
Little Lord Fauntleroy John Cromwell Freddie Bartholomew, C. Aubrey Smith, Mickey Rooney Comedy, Drama
Lloyd's of London Henry King Freddie Bartholomew, Madeleine Carroll, Tyrone Power Historical
Love Before Breakfast Walter Lang Carole Lombard, Cesar Romero, Preston Foster Comedy
Love on the Run W. S. Van Dyke Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone Comedy, Romance
The Luckiest Girl in the World Edward Buzzell Jane Wyatt, Eugene Pallette, Catherine Doucet Comedy
Lucky Terror Alan James Hoot Gibson, Charles Hill, Lona Andre Western
Mad Holiday George B. Seitz Edmund Lowe, Elissa Landi, ZaSu Pitts Comedy, Mystery
Magnificent Brute John G. Blystone Victor McLaglen, William Hall, Jean Dixon Drama
Make Way for a Lady David Burton Anne Shirley, Herbert Marshall, Gertrude Michael Comedy
Man of the Frontier B. Reeves Eason Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette Western
The Man Who Lived Twice Harry Lachman Ralph Bellamy, Thurston Hall, Isabel Jewell Drama, Crime
Marihuana Dwain Esper Hugh McArthur, Dorothy Dehn, Paul Ellis Drama
Mary of Scotland John Ford Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Moroni Olsen Drama
A Message to Garcia George Marshall John Boles, Barbara Stanwyck, Wallace Beery War
The Milky Way Leo McCarey Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Helen Mack Comedy
Mind Your Own Business Norman Z. McLeod Charles Ruggles, Alice Brady, Gene Lockhart Comedy
Missing Girls Phil Rosen Roger Pryor, Muriel Evans, Noel Madison Drama, Crime
Modern Times Charles Chaplin Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard Comedy, Drama
The Moon's Our Home William A. Seiter Henry Fonda, Margaret Sullavan, Walter Brennan Comedy
More Than a Secretary Alfred E. Green Jean Arthur, George Brent, Ruth Donnelly Comedy, Romance
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Frank Capra
Academy Award for Best Director
Gary Cooper (Best Actor nominee), Jean Arthur, Lionel Stander Comedy, Romance Best Picture nominee
My Man Godfrey Gregory La Cava
Best Director nominee
William Powell (Best Actor nominee), Carole Lombard (Best Actress nominee), Alice Brady (Best Supporting Actress nominee), Gail Patrick, Jean Dixon, Eugene Pallette, Alan Mowbray, Mischa Auer (Best Supporting Actor nominee) Comedy, Romance
Next Time We Love Edward H. Griffith James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, Ray Milland Drama, Romance
Night Waitress Lew Landers Margot Grahame, Gordon Jones, Billy Gilbert Drama, Crime
One in a Million Sidney Lanfield Sonja Henie, Adolphe Menjou, Don Ameche Comedy, Musical
One Rainy Afternoon Rowland V. Lee Ida Lupino, Hugh Herbert, Roland Young Comedy
Our Relations Harry Lachman Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Alan Hale Comedy
Palm Springs Aubrey Scotto Frances Langford, Guy Standing Drama
Parole! Lew Landers Henry Hunter, Ann Preston, Anthony Quinn Drama, Crime
Pennies from Heaven Norman Z. McLeod Bing Crosby, Madge Evans, Louis Armstrong Comedy, Drama, Musical
The Petrified Forest Archie Mayo Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart Drama, Crime
Pigskin Parade David Butler Stuart Erwin (Best Supporting Actor nominee), Patsy Kelly, Jack Haley Comedy, Musical
The Plainsman Cecil B. DeMille Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, James Ellison Western, War
Poor Little Rich Girl Irving Cummings Shirley Temple, Alice Faye, Jack Haley Musical
The President's Mystery Phil Rosen Henry Wilcoxon, Sidney Blackmer, Betty Furness Drama, Mystery
The Prisoner of Shark Island John Ford Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart Biography
Private Number Roy Del Ruth Loretta Young, Robert Taylor Drama
Reefer Madness Louis J. Gasnier Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig Exploitation
Reunion Norman Taurog Jean Hersholt, Rochelle Hudson, The Dionne Quintuplets Comedy
Revolt of the Zombies Victor Halperin Dean Jagger, Dorothy Stone, Roy D'Arcy Drama, Horror
Riffraff J. Walter Ruben Spencer Tracy, Jean Harlow, Mickey Rooney Comedy, Drama, Crime
Road Gang Louis King Donald Woods, Kay Linaker Drama
The Road to Glory Howard Hawks Lionel Barrymore, Fredric March, June Lang Drama, War
Roaming Lady Albert S. Rogell Fay Wray, Thurston Hall, Ralph Bellamy Drama
The Rogues Tavern Robert F. Hill Wallace Ford, Joan Woodbury, Barbara Pepper Comedy, Drama, Horror
Romeo and Juliet George Cukor Norma Shearer (Best Actress nominee), Leslie Howard, John Barrymore, Edna May Oliver, Basil Rathbone (Best Supporting Actor nominee) Drama Best Picture nominee
Rose Marie W. S. Van Dyke Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, James Stewart Western, Musical
San Francisco W. S. Van Dyke
Best Director nominee
Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, Spencer Tracy (Best Actor nominee) Drama, Adventure, Musical Best Picture nominee
Satan Met a Lady William Dieterle Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth Comedy, Drama
Show Boat James Whale Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Paul Robeson Comedy, Musical
Silver Spurs Ray Taylor Gabby Hayes, Buck Jones, Muriel Evans Western
Sing Me a Love Song Ray Enright James Melton, Patricia Ellis, ZaSu Pitts Comedy, Musical
The Singing Kid William Keighley Al Jolson, Sybil Jason, Beverly Roberts Musical
Sinner Take All Errol Taggart Bruce Cabot, Margaret Lindsay Murder mystery
Small Town Girl William A. Wellman Robert Taylor, Janet Gaynor, James Stewart Comedy, Drama
Smartest Girl in Town Joseph Santley Ann Sothern, Gene Raymond, Eric Blore Comedy
A Son Comes Home E.A. Dupont Mary Boland, Julie Haydon Drama
Special Investigator Louis King Richard Dix, Margaret Callahan, Owen Davis, Jr. Drama, Crime
Spendthrift Raoul Walsh Henry Fonda, Pat Paterson and Mary Brian Romance
Stage Struck Busby Berkeley Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Frank McHugh Comedy, Musical
Star for a Night Lewis Seiler Claire Trevor, Jane Darwell, Dean Jagger Drama
The Story of Louis Pasteur William Dieterle Paul Muni (Academy Award for Best Actor), Josephine Hutchinson, Anita Louise Biography Best Picture nominee
Stowaway William A. Seiter Shirley Temple, Robert Young, Eugene Pallette Comedy, Musical
Sutter's Gold James Cruze Edward Arnold, Lee Tracy, Montagu Love Drama, Western
Suzy George Fitzmaurice Jean Harlow, Franchot Tone, Cary Grant Drama
Swing Time George Stevens Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore Comedy, Musical
Sworn Enemy Edwin L. Marin Florence Rice, Robert Young, Joseph Calleia Drama, Crime
Tango Phil Rosen Marian Nixon, Chick Chandler, Franklin Pangborn Drama
Tarzan Escapes Richard Thorpe, John Farrow Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller, John Buckler Drama, Adventure
The Texas Rangers King Vidor Fred MacMurray, Jean Parker, Jack Oakie Western
That Girl from Paris Leigh Jason Lily Pons, Gene Raymond, Lucille Ball Comedy, Musical
Theodora Goes Wild Richard Boleslawski Irene Dunne (Best Actress nominee), Melvyn Douglas, Thurston Hall Comedy
These Three William Wyler Miriam Hopkins, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea, Catherine Doucet, Bonita Granville (Best Supporting Actress nominee) Drama
They Met in a Taxi Alfred E. Green Fay Wray, Chester Morris, Raymond Walburn Comedy
Thirteen Hours by Air Mitchell Leisen Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, ZaSu Pitts Drama
Three Godfathers Richard Boleslawski Chester Morris, Walter Brennan, Irene Hervey Western
Three Smart Girls Henry Koster Deanna Durbin, Binnie Barnes, Ray Milland Musical Best Picture nominee
Three Wise Guys George B. Seitz Robert Young, Betty Furness, Bruce Cabot Drama
Till We Meet Again Robert Florey Herbert Marshall, Gertrude Michael, Lionel Atwill Drama, War
Times Square Playboy William C. McGann Gene Lockhart, Warren William, June Travis Comedy
To Mary With Love John Cromwell Myrna Loy, Warner Baxter, Claire Trevor Drama
Too Many Parents Robert F. McGowan Frances Farmer, Lester Matthews, Anne Grey Comedy
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Henry Hathaway Sylvia Sidney, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda Romance
Two in a Crowd Alfred E. Green Joan Bennett, Joel McCrea, Elisha Cook, Jr. Comedy
Under Your Spell Otto Preminger Lawrence Tibbett, Wendy Barrie, Berton Churchill Comedy, Romance, Musical
The Unguarded Hour Sam Wood Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Roland Young Drama, Crime
Valiant Is the Word for Carrie Wesley Ruggles Gladys George (Best Actress nominee), Arline Judge, John Howard Drama
The Walking Dead Michael Curtiz Boris Karloff, Ricardo Cortez, Edmund Gwenn Science fiction, Horror
Walking on Air Joseph Santley Ann Sothern, Gene Raymond, Jessie Ralph Comedy, Musical
Wanted: Jane Turner Edward Killy Ann Preston, Lee Tracy, John McGuire Drama, Crime
Wedding Present Richard Wallace Cary Grant, Joan Bennett, Conrad Nagel Drama
The White Angel William Dieterle Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, Donald Crisp Drama
Wife vs. Secretary Clarence Brown Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow Comedy
The Widow from Monte Carlo Arthur Greville Collins Dolores del Río, Warren William, Colin Clive Comedy
Winterset Alfred Santell Burgess Meredith, Margo, Eduardo Ciannelli Drama
A Woman Rebels Mark Sandrich Katharine Hepburn, Herbert Marshall, Elizabeth Allan Drama
Yellow Cargo Crane Wilbur Conrad Hunt, Vince Barnett, Eleanor Hunt Drama
Yellow Dust Wallace Fox Richard Dix, Leila Hyams, Moroni Olsen Western
Yiddle with His Fiddle Joseph Green Molly Picon, Leon Liebgold Musical in Yiddish
Yours for the Asking Alexander Hall George Raft, Ida Lupino, Dolores Costello Comedy

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Although it was released at the end of 1935 and appears on the List of American films of 1935, A Tale of Two Cities was one of ten films competing for the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1936 at the 9th Academy Awards on March 4, 1937.

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