Greta Garbo & John Barrymore in Grand Hotel (1932) Grand Hotel was the first film ever made with an "all star cast." In addition to Garbo & J. Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Berry & John's father, Lionel Barrymore shared the spotlight. Although a common occurrence in today's movies, the film was a pioneer at the time.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) What a wild ride from the mind of Wes Anderson! From the visually stunning stylized look to the bizarre story and insane characters (a who's who's cast) it just is a wonder!
Grand Hotel is a 1932 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding. The screenplay by William A. Drake and Béla Balázs is based on the 1930 play of the same title by Drake, who had adapted it from the 1929 novel Menschen im Hotel by Vicki Baum. The film is the only one to have won the Academy Award for Best Picture without it or its participants being nominated in any other category.