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.
3. 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.
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.
5. Abraham Lincoln (1930)
TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
6. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama
Two orphaned sisters are caught up in the turmoil of the French Revolution, encountering misery and love along the way.
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. 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. 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.
10. 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 »
13. 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. 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 »
15. 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 »
18. 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 »
19. 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.
21. 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 »
22. 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 »
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. 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.
26. A Romance of Happy Valley (1919)
76 min | Drama, Romance
John Logan leaves his parents and sweetheart in bucolic Happy Valley to make his fortune in the city. Those he left behind become miserable and beleaguered in his absence, but after several... See full summary »
27. The Battle of the Sexes (1928)
Not Rated | 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 »
30. 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.
31. 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 »
33. 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 »
34. 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 »
36. 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.
38. The Necklace (1909)
11 min | Short, Drama
Miss Louise Leroque was one of those charming young ladies, born, as if through an error of destiny, into a family of clerks, and after she married John Kendrick, she suffered an incessant ... See full summary »
40. The Mothering Heart (1913)
29 min | Short, Drama
A young couple struggle to get ahead, the wife always assuaging the troubles of her melancholy husband. As he climbs the ladder of success, he abandons the homely values and takes up with ... See full summary »
41. 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 »
45. 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 »
46. 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 »
47. 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.
48. 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.
49. Man's Genesis (1912)
17 min | Short, Drama
A man tells his grandchildren about prehistoric man. Weakhands is unable to court a woman because of his physical weakness. Humiliated by Bruteforce, he bumps into Lillywhite, who has also ... See full summary »
50. 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 »