Best to Worst of the 1920's

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1.
The Wind (1928)
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A frail young woman from the east moves in with her cousin in the west, where she causes tension within the family and is slowly driven mad. (95 mins.)
Director: Victor Seastrom
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
2.
Sunrise (1927)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
3.
The Kid (1921)
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The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy. (68 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
4.
Pandora's Box (1929)
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her. (109 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
5.
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
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A Jewish prince seeks to find his family and revenge himself upon his childhood friend who had him wrongly imprisoned. (143 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
6.
The Big Parade (1925)
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A young American soldier witnesses the horrors of the Great War. (151 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
7.
Flesh and the Devil (1926)
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Childhood friends are torn apart when one of them marries the woman the other once fiercely loved. (112 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
8.
He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
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A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him. (95 mins.)
Director: Victor Seastrom
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
9.
The King of Kings (1927)
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Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection. (155 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - elephant999
 
10.
Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)
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Thymiane is a beautiful young girl who is not having a storybook life. Her governess, Elizabeth, is thrown out of her home when she is pregnant... (104 mins.)
“ 9/10 ” - elephant999
 
11.
Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)
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Rafael Sabatini's story of the swashbuckling era and of Bardeleys, the handsome courtier who could win any woman he set his mind to...and was not above boasting about it to all who would listen. (90 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ 8/10 ” - elephant999
 
12.
A Woman of Affairs (1928)
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When two childhood sweethearts are kept from marrying, misery ensues. (98 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ 8/10 ” - elephant999
 
13.
Devil-May-Care (1929)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
“ 8/10 ” - elephant999
 
14.
The Show (1927)
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Performers in a Budapest sideshow encounter love, greed, and murder. (76 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ 7/10 ” - elephant999
 
15.
The Divine Woman (1928)
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[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening... (80 mins.)
Director: Victor Seastrom
“ 7/10 ” - elephant999
 
16.
Desert Nights (1929)
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A con man with his beautiful accomplice and a hostage steals a half million dollars worth of diamonds but finds they're all lost in the desert without water. (62 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
“ 7/10 ” - elephant999
 
17.
Mr. Wu (1927)
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When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance. (91 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
“ 7/10 ” - elephant999
 
18.
Mockery (1927)
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During the Russian Revolution, a mentally challenged peasant saves then obsesses over a beautiful countess. (75 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - elephant999
 
19.
The Wizard of Oz (1925)
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Dorothy, heir to the Oz throne, must take it back from the wicked Prime Minister Kruel with the help of three farmhands. (81 mins.)
Director: Larry Semon
“ 5/10 ” - elephant999