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1932 In Film

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Subject: List of actors who have appeared in multiple Best Picture Academy Award winners, List of film serials by studio, 1933 in film, 1937 in film, 1936 in film
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1932 In Film

List of years in film (table)
In television

This is a list of films that were released in 1932.


  • Events 1
  • Top grossing films 2
  • Academy Awards 3
  • Notable films released in 1932 4
  • Serials 5
  • Short film series 6
  • Animated short film series 7
  • Births 8
  • Deaths 9
  • Film debuts 10


Top grossing films

Rank Title Studio Actors
1. Shanghai Express Paramount Marlene Dietrich
2. Grand Hotel MGM Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery and Lionel Barrymore
3. A Farewell to Arms Paramount Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes
4. Red Dust MGM Jean Harlow and Clark Gable
5. The Champ MGM Wallace Beery
6. Trouble in Paradise Paramount Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis and Herbert Marshall
7. Love Me Tonight Paramount Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald
8. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Paramount Fredric March and Miriam Hopkins
9. Red-Headed Woman MGM Jean Harlow
10. Scarface United Artists Paul Muni

Academy Awards

Note: Prior to 1933 awards were not based on calendar years, which is how there are no 'Best Actor' or 'Best Actress' awards for 1932 films. The 1931-32 awards went to 1931 films.

Notable films released in 1932

U.S.A. unless stated


Short film series

Animated short film series



Film debuts

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