1932 in Film
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1932 in Film

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


Top-grossing films

Rank Title Studio Worldwide Gross
1. Shanghai Express Paramount Pictures $3,700,000
2. Grand Hotel MGM $2,594,000
3. Emma MGM $2,000,000
4. Movie Crazy Harold Lloyd Corporation $1,439,000
5. As You Desire Me MGM $1,363,000
6. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Paramount Pictures $1,250,000
7. Strange Interlude MGM $1,240,000
8. Red Dust MGM $1,223,000
9. Arsène Lupin MGM $1,110,000
10. Scarface United Artists $600,000

Academy Awards

Film poster of Grand Hotel

The best Picture of 5th Academy Awards: Grand Hotel - MGM 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.

1932 film releases

U.S.A. unless stated





Notable films released in 1932

U.S.A. unless stated


The Shadow of the Eagle poster.

Ordered by release date:

Short film series

Lobby card for the 1932 Laurel and Hardy short film Any Old Port!.

Ordered by release date:

Animated short film series

Ordered by release date of the film series. This list only includes shorts released in 1932:

Screenshot from a scene in The Butcher Boy.



Film debuts


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