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The Last Command

1928 Rated NR 1hr 28m

Emil Jannings earned a Best Actor Oscar for his nuanced portrayal of Sergius Alexander, an aristocratic czarist general deposed during the Bolshevik Revolution who ultimately escapes to America and ekes out a living as a Hollywood extra. But his past catches up with him when director Lev Andreyev (William Powell), a former adversary sent to jail by Alexander, casts the erstwhile general in a film about the Russian revolt.

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Movie Details

TIME® Magazine List
  • All-TIME 100 Movies
1929 Academy Award®
  • Best Actor: Emil Jannings
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Writing nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; two film scores; visual essay.