Josef von Sternberg, ranked.

In-progress.

So far, my breakdown would be:

GREAT:
Shanghai Express (1932), The Docks of New York (1928), The Scarlet Empress (1934)

NEAR-GREAT:
Morocco (1930), The Last Command (1928), The Blue Angel (1930), Underworld (1927)

VERY GOOD:
Blonde Venus (1932)

GOOD:
The Devil Is a Woman (1935), Dishonored (1931), The Salvation Hunters (1925), The Shanghai Gesture (1941)
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To see:

Exquisite Sinner (1926)
A Woman of the Sea (1926) [LOST]
The Dragnet (1928) [LOST]
The Case of Lena Smith (1929) [LOST / fragment exists]
Thunderbolt (1929)
An American Tragedy (1931)
Crime snd Punishment (1935)
The King Steps Out (1936)
I, Claudius (1937) [UNFINISHED]
Sergeant Madden (1939)
The Town (short, 1944)
Macao (1952)
Anatahan (1953)
Jet Pilot (1957)

  • Shanghai Express

    1

  • The Docks of New York

    2

  • The Scarlet Empress

    3

  • The Last Command

    4

  • Morocco

    5

  • The Blue Angel

    6

  • Underworld

    7

  • Blonde Venus

    8

  • Dishonored

    9

  • The Devil Is a Woman

    10

  • The Salvation Hunters

    11

  • The Shanghai Gesture

    12