Best Movies of 1931

RTITLELL%Lists By Year
1Cimarron (1931)27380%1931 (273)
2Street Scene20059%1931 (200)
3The Champ (1931)21458%1932 (214)
4Skippy17852%1931 (178)
5Arrowsmith19252%1932 (192)
6Bad Girl17251%1931 (172)
7Front Page16248%1931 (162)
8The Guardsman17046%1932 (170)
9Five Star Final13841%1931 (138)
10City Lights12838%1931 (128)
11A Free Soul11434%1931 (114)
12The Sin of Madelon Claudet9929%1931 (99)
13Little Caesar9729%1931 (97)
14Smiling Lieutenantn9127%1931 (91)
15Trader Horn8826%1931 (88)
16An American Trajedy6920%1931 (69)
17Alexander Hamilton6519%1931 (65)
18Public Enemy5616%1931 (56)
19Waterloo Bridge (1931)5516%1931 (55)
20Daddy Long Legs (1931)5215%1931 (52)
21Susan Lenox5015%1931 (50)
22The Millionaire4513%1931 (45)
22A Connecticut Yankee (1931)4513%1931 (45)
24Tabu4212%1931 (42)
25Private Lives3710%1932 (37)
26Seed319%1931 (31)
26East Lynne319%1931 (31)
28Mati Hari339%1932 (33)
29Blue Angel288%1931 (28)
30Frankenstein288%1932 (28)
31Spirit of Notre Dame226%1931 (22)
32Dirigible206%1931 (20)
33Palmy Days185%1931 (18)
33The Criminal Code185%1931 (18)
35Monkey Business (1931)175%1931 (17)
35Dracula175%1931 (17)
35Devotion (1931)175%1931 (17)
38Star Witness165%1931 (16)
38Huckleberry Finn165%1931 (16)
40Svengali154%1931 (15)
40Smart Money154%1931 (15)
42Transatlantic144%1931 (14)
42Rebound144%1931 (14)
42Merely Mary Ann144%1931 (14)
45Strangers May Kiss134%1931 (13)
45Sporting Blood134%1931 (13)
47Platinum Blonde124%1931 (12)
47Night Nurse124%1931 (12)
49Politics113%1931 (11)
49Miracle Woman113%1931 (11)
51A Nous, La Liberte103%1933 (10)

Lists Included 340

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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