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.
2. The Half-Breed (1916)
73 min | Western
An outcast named Lo Dorman encounters a young woman lost in the woods. He defends her from danger in the forest and from Sheriff Dunn.
3. 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 »
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.
6. 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.
7. Abraham Lincoln (1930)
TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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 »
13. 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 »
14. 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 »
15. 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.
18. The Lonedale Operator (1911)
Unrated | 17 min | Short, Drama, Romance
When her father becomes ill, a young woman takes over the telegraph at a lonely western railroad station. She soon gets word that the next train will deliver the payroll for a mining ... See full summary »
19. 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.
20. 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 »
21. 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 »
22. 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.
23. The Lamb (1915)
56 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western
Gerald, the somewhat frail son of a wealthy New York family, is bested at the beach by Bill, a strapping young cowboy from Arizona. His fiancée Mary, ashamed of Gerald's "yellow streak", ... See full summary »
24. 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 »
25. The Life of General Villa (1914)
105 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The life and career of Panccho Villa from young man to revolutionary leader is chronicled.
27. 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 »
28. 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.
29. 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 »
Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama
Objected to date his sweetheart by his uncle, a young man turns his thoughts to murder.
31. Ramona (1910)
17 min | Drama, Short, Romance
Ramona is a little orphan of the great Spanish household of Moreno. Alessandro, the Indian, arrives at the Camulos ranch with his sheep-shearers, showing his first meeting with Ramona. ... See full summary »
32. Lady of the Pavements (1929)
85 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
34. 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 »
35. Life of Villa (1912)
Although some scenes were re-enacted after the fact, this is a real documentary on the struggle of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to overthrow dictator Porfirio Díaz . Directors Christy... See full summary »
36. 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.
37. His Picture in the Papers (1916)
62 min | Comedy
A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, ... See full summary »
39. 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 »
40. Enoch Arden: Part I (1911)
17 min | Short, Drama
Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family. A storm wrecks his ship, but Enoch swims to a deserted island... See full summary »
41. The Miser's Heart (1911)
18 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Thieves decide to steal the money an old miser has hidden away. He refuses to open the safe for them, so they threaten to kill a girl who lives in his building.
43. 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.
44. The New York Hat (1912)
16 min | Short, Drama
When Mrs. Harding dies, she leaves a mysterious letter to her pastor. The note tells how her cold, miserly husband worked her to death. She asks the pastor to administer a small trust which... See full summary »
47. 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.
48. 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 »
49. 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 »
50. The Sands of Dee (1912)
17 min | Romance, Short
A young girl who lives by the sea with her parents, is the object of one fellows affection. One day she meets a wily artist painting on the beach, he seduces the young girl and gives her a ... See full summary »