Top 10 awesome movies like For the Defense that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching For the Defense and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of John Cromwell, William Powell and Kay Francis . Here goes the list -

  1. The Cheat
  2. The Letter
  3. My Sin
  4. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
  5. After Tomorrow
  6. Up for Murder
  7. Captain January
  8. Lilly Turner
  9. King of the Newsboys
  10. Ladies' Man
  1. The Cheat

    The Cheat

    Woman in debt makes an impulsive investment which doesn't go her way.

    This movie, created by George Abbott, Tallulah Bankhead and Harvey Stephens, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. The Letter

    The Letter

    Jeanne Eagels plays the bored and restless Leslie Crosbie who turns to another man, Geoffrey Hammond (Herbert Marshall) for attention when neglected by her husband Robert (Reginald Owen). Robert decides to go out for the evening to pick up a new rifle. Leslie's calm vanishes as she awaits an answer to a letter she has written Hammond. He has found a new love - a beautiful unscrupulous native woman Li Ti (Lady Tsei Mei) and has discarded Leslie.

    This movie, created by Jean de Limur, Jeanne Eagels and Reginald Owen, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. My Sin

    My Sin

    Acquitted of murder charges, Carlotta moves to New York to start a new life.

    This movie, created by George Abbott, Tallulah Bankhead and Fredric March, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

    The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

    A doctor's wife is the head of a bureau that publishes and hands out literature on birth control. However, the police stop it and forbid her to speak in meetings about the secret that was open to the rich but closed to the poor. She is arrested for holding a meeting anyway, is arrested, but convinces her husband and a judge of the soundness of her beliefs.

    This movie, created by Phillips Smalley, Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. After Tomorrow

    After Tomorrow

    Engaged couple faces financial and family troubles that obstruct their marriage.

    This movie, created by Frank Borzage, Charles Farrell and Marian Nixon, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Up for Murder

    Up for Murder

    Young reporter accidentially kills his newspaper's editor in a fight over the publisher's mistress, who is also the paper's society editor.

    This movie, created by Monta Bell, Lew Ayres and Genevieve Tobin, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Captain January

    Captain January

    A lighthouse keeper finds a little girl who is washed ashore tied to some wreckage. He adopts her and they become inseparable. Eventually her real family finds her and tries to take her away.

    This movie, created by Edward F. Cline, Hobart Bosworth and Baby Peggy, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Lilly Turner

    Lilly Turner

    A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, but finds herself attracted to a young engineer.

    This movie, created by William A. Wellman, Ruth Chatterton and George Brent, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. King of the Newsboys

    King of the Newsboys

    A poor young man's girlfriend leaves him for a gangster, who has the money and power she wants and the young man doesn't have. Determined to show her that he can be a success--and how much of a mistake she made by leaving him--he starts up a newspaper distribution business that is soon the biggest in the city, but things don't turn out exactly the way he wanted them to.

    This movie, created by Bernard Vorhaus, Lew Ayres and Helen Mack, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Directv and Fubotv.

  10. Ladies' Man

    Ladies' Man

    A society gigolo goes after a rich mother and her daughter, but tries to find true happiness with his girlfriend, who is neither rich nor in "society."

    This movie, created by Lothar Mendes, William Powell and Kay Francis, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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