1930’s

RTITLELL%Lists By YearYear
1Goodbye, Mr. Chips47287%1939 (472)1939
2The Life of Emile Zola45385%1937 (453)1937
3Gone With the Wind45282%1941 (452)1939
4Barretts of Wimpole Street34882%1934 (348)1934
5All Quiet on the Western Front27181%1930 (271)1930
6Grand Hotel29680%1932 (296)1932
7Cimarron (1931)27380%1931 (273)1931
8Mr. Smith Goes to Washington43380%1939 (433)1939
9The Good Earth42480%1937 (424)1937
10House of Rothschild33880%1934 (338)1934
11Cavalcade30479%1933 (304)1933
12Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs41978%1938 (419)1937
13Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)41678%1936 (416)1935
14David Copperfield33975%1935 (339)1935
15Captains Corageous38072%1937 (380)1937
16Mr. Deeds Goes to Town37270%1936 (372)1936
17You Can't Take It With You37269%1938 (372)1938
18It Happened One Night28166%1934 (281)1934
19The Great Ziegfeld34565%1936 (345)1936
20Pygmalion34964%1939 (349)1938
21One Night Of Love26563%1934 (265)1934
22Little Women (1933)26462%1934 (264)1933
23The Lives of a Bengal Lancer27862%1935 (278)1935
24Lost Horizon32561%1937 (325)1937
25Min and Bill20761%1930 (43) | 1931 (164)1930
26Alexander's Ragtime Band32460%1938 (324)1938
27Street Scene20059%1931 (200)1931
28The Thin Man24959%1934 (249)1934
29Boys Town31358%1938 (313)1938
30The Champ (1931)21458%1932 (214)1931
31The Informer25657%1935 (256)1935
32Naughty Marietta25055%1935 (250)1935
3342nd Street20954%1933 (209)1933
34A Star is Born (1937)28754%1937 (287)1937
35Marie Antoinette28754%1938 (287)1938
36Skippy17852%1931 (178)1931
37Wuthering Heights28352%1939 (283)1939
38Arrowsmith19252%1932 (192)1931
39Les Miserables (1935)23552%1935 (235)1935
40Dark Victory28052%1939 (280)1939
41Bad Girl17251%1931 (172)1931
42Holiday (1930)16650%1930 (166)1930
43San Francisco26449%1936 (264)1936
44Ninotchka26949%1940 (269)1939
45Ruggles of Red Gap22249%1935 (222)1935
46Private Life of Henry VIII18749%1933 (187)1933
47Front Page16248%1931 (162)1931
48Dodsworth25448%1936 (254)1936
49Romeo and Juliet (1936)25147%1937 (251)1936
50The Women25447%1939 (254)1939
51The Story of Louis Pasteur25047%1936 (250)1936
52The Guardsman17046%1932 (170)1931
53Smilin' Through (1932)16846%1932 (168)1932
54Journey's End15145%1930 (151)1930
55In Old Chicago24345%1938 (243)1938
56Lady for a Day17345%1933 (173)1933
57The Wizard of Oz24445%1939 (244)1939
58Viva, Villa!18844%1934 (188)1934
59Stage Door23544%1937 (235)1937
60State Fair (1933)16944%1933 (169)1933
61A Tale of Two Cities23544%1936 (235)1936
62Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)16144%1932 (161)1932
63Farewell to Arms (1932)16743%1933 (167)1932
64Anthony Adverse23143%1936 (231)1936
65The Big House14142%1930 (141)1930
65Anna Christie14142%1930 (141)1930
67Emma (1932)15442%1932 (154)1932
68She Done Him Wrong15841%1933 (158)1933
69The Adventures of Robin Hood21841%1938 (218)1938
70I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang15641%1933 (156)1932
71Five Star Final13841%1931 (138)1931
72Dinner at Eight17241%1934 (172)1933
73Juarez21640%1939 (216)1939
74Stanley and Livingstone21339%1939 (213)1939
75The Citadel21039%1938 (210)1938
76Outward Bound13039%1930 (73) | 1931 (57)1930
77Top Hat17439%1935 (174)1935
78Bill of Divorcement14138%1932 (141)1932
79City Lights12838%1931 (128)1931
80Dead End19737%1937 (197)1937
81Back Street (1932)13637%1932 (136)1932
82The Great Pastures19737%1936 (197)1936
83Broadway Melody of 193616637%1935 (166)1935
84Scarface (1932)13537%1932 (135)1932
85With Byrd at the South Pole12136%1930 (121)1930
86Maedchen in Uniform13736%1933 (137)1932
87Roberta15534%1935 (155)1935
88Count of Monte Cristo14534%1934 (145)1934
89Love Finds Andy Hardy18034%1938 (180)1938
90A Free Soul11434%1931 (114)1931
91Rasputin and the Empress12833%1933 (128)1933
92The Hurricane17232%1938 (172)1937
93Shanghai Express11732%1932 (117)1932
94Animal Kingdom12132%1933 (121)1932
95Four Daughters16831%1938 (168)1938
96A Midsummer Night's Dream16631%1936 (166)1935
97Winterset16531%1937 (165)1936
98The Old Maid16631%1939 (166)1939
99The Awful Truth16030%1937 (160)1937
100Of Mice and Men (1940)16330%1940 (163)1939

Lists Included 368

L Total number of lists where the film was selected as one of the top 10 films of the year
L%
Percentage of total lists where the film was selected as one of the top 10 films of the year
Lists By Year
Number of votes in annual Film Daily poll

The Results of this poll are directly from The Film Daily annual poll that asked newspapers around the nation to submit a top 10 list.  Films have been recategorized to U.S. release dates, as the poll often took place prior to year-end.

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