Most Popular Titles With D.W. Griffith
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1. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, History, Romance
The Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war.
Not Rated | 197 min | Drama, History
The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences.
4. Way Down East (1920)
Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Romance
A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.
5. Abraham Lincoln (1930)
TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
6. San Francisco (1936)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.
7. One Million B.C. (1940)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Tumak, member of the prehistoric Rock tribe, is exiled and makes his way to the more peaceful Shell tribe, where he is taken in and taught manners by the lovely Loana. Forced to leave the ... See full summary »
8. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, History
Two orphaned sisters are caught up in the turmoil of the French Revolution, encountering misery and love along the way.
9. A Corner in Wheat (1909)
G | 14 min | Short, Drama
A greedy tycoon decides, on a whim, to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing the grain's producers into charity lines and further into poverty. The film... See full summary »
10. The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (1916)
25 min | Comedy, Short
Coke Ennyday, the scientific detective, divides his own time in periods for "Sleep", "Eat", "Dope" and "Drink". In fact he's used to overcome every situation with drugs: consuming it to ... See full summary »
11. The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)
17 min | Short, Crime, Drama
A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days. On his return, he is robbed by the ... See full summary »
14. Judith of Bethulia (1914)
61 min | Drama
A religious woman seeks to save her people from destruction by seducing and murdering the enemy leader, but her plans get complicated once she falls for him.
15. Sally of the Sawdust (1925)
104 min | Comedy
Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of... See full summary »
16. The Sorrows of Satan (1926)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Geoffrey, a young and impoverished writer, is desperately in love with Mavis, who lives at his boardinghouse and is also pursuing a writing career. Unable to marry her because of his ... See full summary »
18. The Adventures of Dollie (1908)
Not Rated | 12 min | Action, Short
On a warm and sunny summer's day, a mother and father take their young daughter Dollie on a riverside outing. A gypsy basket peddler happens along, and is angered when the mother refuses to... See full summary »
19. True Heart Susie (1919)
87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Susie, a plain young country girl, secretly loves a neighbor boy, William. She believes in him and sacrifices much of her own happiness to promote his own ambitions, all without his ... See full summary »
20. The Battle of the Sexes (1928)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy
Gum-chewing frizzy-haired golddigger Marie Skinner cooks up a scheme with her lover Babe Winsor, a jazz hound, to fleece a portly middle-aged real estate tycoon, William Judson. Marie moves... See full summary »
21. Isn't Life Wonderful (1924)
115 min | Drama, Romance
A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World War I Germany. For a while it seems that they are making it, but soon the economic and political deterioration in the country begins to take their toll.
22. An Unseen Enemy (1912)
17 min | Crime, Short, Thriller
The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash. But it is late in the day, and with the banks ... See full summary »
24. Lady of the Pavements (1929)
85 min | Drama
Karl, a German diplomat in Paris, discovers that his fiancee, Diane, has been cheating on him. He tells her that he would rather marry a "girl of the streets" than her. Outraged, Diane ... See full summary »
25. The Greatest Thing in Life (1918)
70 min | Drama, Romance, War
Jeannette Peret, daughter of a cigar-store owner, leaves her Greenwich Village home for France in hopes of finding there the love which eludes her at home. She becomes enamored of le Bebe, ... See full summary »
26. In Old California (1910)
17 min | Short, Drama, History
An historical dramatization of a Spanish woman during the reign of Spanish and Mexican owned California in the early 19th century.
27. Death's Marathon (1913)
17 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Two business partners pursue the same woman. She accepts the marriage proposal of the irresponsible partner, much to her later regret. He squanders money on gambling, as his interest in her... See full summary »
28. The Old Actor (1912)
17 min | Short, Drama
An elderly actor who lives with his wife and daughter is dismissed from his acting job because he is considered to old. On his way home from the theatre he panics at the thought of telling ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama
Objected to date his sweetheart by his uncle, a young man turns his thoughts to murder.
30. A Child of the Ghetto (1910)
16 min | Short, Drama
After her mother's death, Ruth struggles to support herself as a seamstress. While Ruth delivers shirts to the factory owner, the owner's son steals some money and Ruth is accused of the ... See full summary »
31. The White Rose (1923)
100 min | Drama
A wealthy young Southern aristocrat, Joseph, graduates from a seminary and, before he takes charge of his assigned parish, decides to go out and see what "the real world" is all about. He ... See full summary »
32. Martyrs of the Alamo (1915)
71 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the defense of the mission-turned-fortress by 185 Texans against an overwhelming Mexican army in 1836.
33. Home, Sweet Home (1914)
55 min | Drama
John Howard Payne at his most miserable point in life, writes a song which becomes popular and inspires other people at some point in their lives.
34. The Greatest Question (1919)
80 min | Drama
An orphan girl is given shelter by a farm family, but soon finds herself in the clutches of a murderous farmer and his wife.
35. The Red Man's View (1909)
11 min | Short, Western
An Indian village is forced to leave its land by white settlers, and must make a long and weary journey to find a new home. The settlers make one young Indian woman stay behind. This woman ... See full summary »
36. The Lonely Villa (1909)
8 min | Short, Crime, Drama
A gang of thieves lure a man out of his home so that they can rob it and threaten his wife and children. The family barricade themselves in an interior room, but the criminals are ... See full summary »
38. The Girl and Her Trust (1912)
17 min | Short, Drama
Some tramps assault the telegraph office trying to rob $2000 delivered by train. The telegraphist girl, trying to help, telegraphs the next station and then the men are captured.
39. Resurrection (1909)
12 min | Drama, Short
Free adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's powerful novel. The subject opens with the return home of Prince Dimitri, who meets the maid Katusha, a little peasant girl, and is instantly charmed with ... See full summary »
40. The Taming of the Shrew (1908)
17 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
Based on Shakespeare's play: Petruchio courts the bad-tempered Katharina, and tries to change her aggressive behavior.
41. Fighting Blood (1911)
18 min | Short, Action, Western
After the Civil War, an ex-soldier and his family settle in the Dakota Territory. The son quarrels with the father and leaves home. Riding in the hills, he spots a band of Indians attacking... See full summary »
43. Wilful Peggy (1910)
17 min | Romance, Short, Comedy
Peggy is a high-spirited young woman from a poor family. One day she catches the eye of a wealthy lord, who proposes marriage and wants to introduce her into his social circle. But ... See full summary »
44. Ramona (1910)
17 min | Drama, Short, Romance
Ramona, a young girl growing up on her adoptive mother's rancho in California, falls in love with the Indian lad Alessandro. When Ramona is denied permission to marry Alessandro, the two ... See full summary »
45. The Love Flower (1920)
70 min | Drama
A man murders his wife's lovers, escapes with his daughter to the South Pacific. A detective pursues him, joined by a young man who eventually falls in love with the daughter.
46. The Unchanging Sea (1910)
14 min | Drama, Short
In this story set at a seaside fishing village and inspired by a Charles Kingsley poem, a young couple's happy life is turned about by an accident. The husband, although saved from drowning... See full summary »
48. One Exciting Night (1922)
128 min | Mystery
A young orphan girl, courted by an unpleasant older wealthy man who has a hold over her adoptive mother, falls in love with a young stranger at a party. Odd noises begin to be heard as a ... See full summary »
49. The Girl Who Stayed at Home (1919)
60 min | Drama, War
Story of two brothers who go off to France to fight in World War I, the women who love them and an American expatriate living in France who rallies behind his former country.