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1. Nosferatu (1922)

Unrated | 81 min | Horror

8.0
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Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story "Dracula."

Writer: Henrik Galeen | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Max Schreck, Greta Schröder, Ruth Landshoff, Gustav von Wangenheim

2. Sunrise (1927)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.

Writers: Carl Mayer, Hermann Sudermann, Katherine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

3. Faust (1926)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul.

Writers: Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Gerhart Hauptmann, Hans Kyser | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

4. Blancanieves (2012)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.

Writer: Pablo Berger | Director: Pablo Berger | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Emilio Gavira, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ángela Molina

5. The Last Laugh (1924)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

8.0
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An aging doorman, after being fired from his prestigious job at a luxurious Hotel is forced to face the scorn of his friends, neighbours and society.

Writer: Carl Mayer | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

6. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)

TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure

7.7
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In one island of Bora Bora lagoon, a young fisherman, Matahi, is in love with Reri. But she is chosen to be the holy maid and therefore becomes "tabu". They ran away from that tradition. ... See full summary »

Writers: F.W. Murnau, Robert J. Flaherty | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Anne Chevalier, Matahi, Hitu, Bill Bambridge

7. City Girl (1930)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Lem goes to Chicago to sell the wheat his family has grown on their farm in Minnesota. There he meets the waitress Kate. They fall in love and get married before going back to the farm. ... See full summary »

Writers: H.H. Caldwell, Katherine Hilliker, Elliott Lester, Marion Orth, Berthold Viertel | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Yorke

8. The Haunted Castle (1921)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.3
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In the castle Vogeloed, a few aristocrats are awaiting baroness Safferstätt. But first count Oetsch invites himself.. Everyone thinks he murdered his brother, baroness Safferstat's first ... See full summary »

Writers: Rudolf Stratz, Carl Mayer | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Arnold Korff, Lulu Kyser-Korff, Lothar Mehnert, Paul Hartmann

9. Tartuffe (1925)

70 min | Drama

7.4
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Young man shows his millionaire grandfather a film based on Molière's Tartuffe, in order to expose the old man's hypocritical governess who covets his own inheritance.

Writers: Molière, Carl Mayer | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti, André Mattoni, Werner Krauss

10. Finances of the Grand Duke (1924)

80 min | Comedy

6.7
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The likeable and carefree Grand Duke of Abacco is in dire straits. There is no money left to service the State's debt; the main creditor is looking forward to expropriating the entire Duchy... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Heller, Thea von Harbou | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Mady Christians, Harry Liedtke, Robert Scholtz, Alfred Abel

11. Phantom (1922)

TV-PG | 125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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A shiftless young man becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman and yearns to find her again.

Writers: Gerhart Hauptmann, Thea von Harbou | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Alfred Abel, Frida Richard, Aud Egede-Nissen, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

12. 4 Devils (1928)

Passed | 100 min | Drama

7.0
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Writers: Berthold Viertel, Herman Bang, Carl Mayer, Marion Orth, John Hunter Booth | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Mary Duncan, Charles Morton, Barry Norton

13. Der Januskopf (1920)

107 min | Horror

7.4
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In this uncredited and apparently lost version of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" the protagonist is Dr. Warren, who indulges his evil nature by ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Hans Janowitz | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Magnus Stifter, Margarete Schlegel, Willy Kaiser-Heyl

14. Der brennende Acker (1922)

98 min | Drama

7.3
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When farmer Rog dies, his son Peter stays, but Johannes can not be satisfied with such a condition (and servant Maria's love) and finds a job as old Count Rudenberg's secretary. His ... See full summary »

Writers: Willy Haas, Arthur Rosen, Thea von Harbou | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Werner Krauss, Eugen Klöpfer, Vladimir Gajdarov, Eduard von Winterstein

15. The Dark Road (1921)

69 min | Drama

6.8
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Writers: Harriet Bloch, Carl Mayer | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Erna Morena, Conrad Veidt, Gudrun Bruun Stephensen

16. Emerald of Death (1919)

54 min | Drama

7.8
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Writer: Edda Ottershausen | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Ernst Hofmann, Blandine Ebinger, Margit Barnay, Karl Platen

17. Satanas (1920)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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Writer: Robert Wiene | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Fritz Kortner, Sadjah Gezza, Ernst Hofmann, Margit Barnay

18. Abend - Nacht - Morgen (1920)

Drama

7.8
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Writer: Rudolf Schneider | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Bruno Ziener, Gertrude Welcker, Conrad Veidt, Carl von Balla

19. Desire (1921)

59 min

7.6
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Writer: Carl Heinz Jarosy | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Gussy Holl, Eugen Klöpfer, Margarete Schlegel

20. Marizza, genannt die Schmuggler-Madonna (1922)

50 min | Drama

7.1
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Writers: Wolfgang Geiger, Hans Janowitz | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Tzwetta Tzatschewa, Adele Sandrock, Harry Frank, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

21. Der Bucklige und die Tänzerin (1920)

50 min | Horror

6.6
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Wilton, a hunchback, who was always scorned and ridiculed by women, returns from Java a rich man after having discovered a diamond mine. He romances Gina, who is on the rebound from a ... See full summary »

Writer: Carl Mayer | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Sascha Gura, John Gottowt, Paul Biensfeldt, Anna von Palen

22. The Bathroom Mirror (2008)

8 min | Short, Drama

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A young man encounters a dark force in this surreal and time twisting thriller.

Writer: Steve Schmidt | Director: Steve Schmidt | Star: Juan Carlos Arreaga

23. Die Austreibung (1923)

40 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Writers: Carl Hauptmann, Thea von Harbou | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Carl Goetz, Ilka Grüning, Eugen Klöpfer, Aud Egede-Nissen

24. Die Filmstadt Hollywood (1928)

Documentary

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Writer: Arnold Höllriegel | Director: Max Goldschmidt | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Dolores del Rio, Arnold Höllriegel, Emil Jannings

25. Der Film im Film (1925)

Documentary

6.9
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Writer: Friedrich Porges | Director: Friedrich Porges | Stars: Ernst Deutsch, Ewald André Dupont, Richard Eichberg, Maria Jacobini

26. Komödie des Herzens (1924)

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Writers: Rochus Gliese, Sophie Hochstätter, F.W. Murnau | Director: Rochus Gliese | Stars: Lil Dagover, Nigel Barrie, Alexander Murski, Ruth Weyher