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The following is an overview of 1927 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1927 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1927
Rank Title Studio Box office gross rental
1 The Jazz Singer Warner Bros. $1,974,000[1]
2 7th Heaven Fox Film Corporation $1,800,000[2]
3 The King of Kings Pathé Exchange $1,500,000[2]
4 Tell It to the Marines Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $1,250,000[3]
5 The Patent Leather Kid First National Pictures $1,200,000[2]
6 My Best Girl United Artists $1,027,757[4]
7 The Way of All Flesh Paramount Pictures $1,000,000[5]
8 Love Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $946,000[6]
9 When a Man Loves Warner Bros. $732,000[7]
10 London After Midnight Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $721,000[8]

Events

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Academy Awards

Notable films released in 1927

For the complete list of US film releases for the year, see United States films of 1927[13]

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C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

W

Comedy film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

See also

References

  1. ^ Crafton (1999), p. 549.
  2. ^ a b c Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 356–357. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  3. ^ Mirsalis, Jon (2008). "Tell It to the Marines (1926)". lonchaney.org. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  4. ^ Box Office Information for My Best Girl
  5. ^ "All-Time Film Rental Champs". Variety. October 15, 1990. p. M150.
  6. ^ The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles, California: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study
  7. ^ Glancy, H Mark (1995). "Warner Bros Film Grosses, 1921–51: the William Schaefer ledger". Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television. 15.
  8. ^ Mirsalis, Jon (2008). "London after Midnight (1927)". lonchaney.org. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Time After Time: Movies from 1927". Archived from the original on 2014-09-05. Retrieved 2013-07-13.
  10. ^ "Timeline of Greatest Film Milestones and Turning Points in Film History".
  11. ^ "Ang Manananggal (1927)". imdb.com.
  12. ^ "The Three Tramps (1927)". imdb.com.
  13. ^ "Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1927".
  14. ^ Bergan, Ronald (2001-04-26). "Obituary: Hiroshi Teshigahara". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-07-20.
  15. ^ "Hiroshi Teshigahara's Multimedia Tradition". Retrieved 2019-07-20.
  16. ^ Whitmore, Greg (4 April 2022). "June Brown: a life in pictures". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 April 2022.