Most Popular "Silent Film" Titles
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1. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
2. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.
4. Sunrise (1927)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.
5. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Unrated | 45 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
6. Beyond the Walls (2012)
98 min | Drama
Paulo, a young pianist, meets Ilir, a bartender and bass guitar player originally from Albania. They become lovers. Confronted by his girlfriend Anka, Paulo finds himself out on the street.... See full summary »
9. The Unknown (1927)
Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.
10. Nana, the True Key of Pleasure (1983)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
In Zola's Paris, an ingenue arrives at a tony bordello: she's Nana, guileless, but quickly learning to use her erotic innocence to get what she wants. She's an actress for a soft-core ... See full summary »
11. The Call of Cthulhu (2005)
47 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
While sorting the affairs of his late Uncle, a man accidentally stumbles across a series of dark secrets connected to an ancient horror waiting to be freed.
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Guy Maddin reluctantly returns to his childhood home, an abandoned Canadian island, where his parents ran an orphanage. As Guy fulfills his dying mother's request to paint the lighthouse ... See full summary »
13. The Farmer's Wife (1928)
129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his daughter weds, a middle-aged widower with a profitable farm decides to remarry but finds choosing a suitable mate a problematic process.
15. What Price Glory (1926)
116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
U.S. Marine sergeants Quirt and Flagg are inveterate romantic rivals on peacetime assignments in China and the Philippines. In 1917, W.W. I brings them to France, where Flagg, now a captain... See full summary »
16. Yoyo (1965)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A man has everything: dozens of servants, a palace, vast woods, gardens, a lake, mechanical toys, private entertainment troupes of musicians and dancers. He has it all - but love. When ... See full summary »
17. The Haunted Castle (1921)
69 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
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 »
19. James Dean (1976 TV Movie)
94 min | Biography, Drama
A dramatization of the story of legendary movie actor James Dean. The film's writer, William Bast, had roomed with Dean in the early '50s, when both were trying to break into films as actors.
20. 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 »
22. The Champion (1915)
31 min | Short, Comedy, Sport
Walking along with his bulldog, Charlie finds a "good luck" horseshoe just as he passes a training camp advertising for a boxing partner "who can take a beating." After watching others lose... See full summary »
23. Under the Roofs of Paris (1930)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Albert is smitten for Pola but ends up wrongly committed in jail, in the meantime her affections are sort after by his friend, and on his release both love and friendship must be tested.
24. The Covered Wagon (1923)
98 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
Two wagon caravans converge at what is now Kansas City, and combine for the westward push to Oregon. On their quest the pilgrims will experience desert heat, mountain snow, hunger, and ... See full summary »
25. La Antena (2007)
99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
This near-silent black and white film from Argentina tells the story of a city that has lost its voice, stolen by Mr. TV, and the attempts of a small family to win the voice back. Similar in design to early German expressionist films.
27. Rosario (2010)
120 min | Drama
The film tells the saga of Rosario, a young and liberated woman in the 1920s who has just arrived from New York... See full synopsis »
28. Film (1965)
20 min | Short, Drama
A twenty-minute, almost totally silent film (no dialogue or music one 'shhh!') in which Buster Keaton attempts to evade observation by an all-seeing eye. But, as the film is based around ... See full summary »
29. Lady Grey London (2011)
6 min | Short, Fantasy, Romance
Starring Marion Cotillard as Lady Grey, a burlesque artist with magical healing powers, the unshakable Sir Ian Mckellan as her crippled fan and Russell Tovey as the painter who is inspired by Lady Grey's grace and sensuality.
31. The Divine Woman (1928)
80 min | Drama, Romance
[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening. He stops by for a last meal with his love, Marianne. He may be worried that when ... See full summary »
114 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its 'collective spirit' in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (1947).
34. Man About Town (1947)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
1910 : A friend leaves his daughter, Lucette, with Emile a French film producer. Emile falls in love with her. Problems starts when his young friend Jacques returns from military service ... See full summary »
35. The Kid (2015)
49 min | Short, Comedy, Drama | Completed
A distraught mother abandons her baby boy. An unsuspecting tramp finds the child and cares for him. Five years later, CPS comes to take the boy, and a father's love drives him to protect The Kid.
36. Dr. Plonk (2007)
85 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A scientist & inventor in 1907, Dr Plonk, predicts that the world will end in 101 years, unless something is done about it. A comedy in the Charlie Chaplin / Buster Keaton tradition.
37. Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's (1965)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Family
A compilation of primarly Laurel and Hardy shorts---From Soup to Nuts, Wrong Again, Putting the Pants on Philip, The Finishing Touch, Sugar Daddies and short clips from others---plus Max ... See full summary »
38. Maskerade (2014)
10 min | Short, Horror, Thriller
A young woman is haunted by a series of unknown, unspeaking masked people. This day-her life-is an interminable dysfunctional experience. Haunted by the masked unknown, she lives in the midst of her mortified mind.
42. Angora Love (1929)
21 min | Comedy, Short
Stanley and Oliver are adopted by a runaway goat, whose noise and aroma in turn get the goat of their suspicious landlord. Attempts to bathe the smelly animal result in a waterlogged free-for-all.
43. Baby Peggy, the Elephant in the Room (2012 Video)
58 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Documentary about an extraordinary lady, Diana Serra Cary. In the early 1920's she was one of Hollywood's first major child stars, Baby Peggy.
46. Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924)
111 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
This is called the first Soviet science fiction film because of its "futuristic" sets on Mars, although most of it takes place in Moscow. The movie is set at the beginning of the NEP (New ... See full summary »
47. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends (1999 TV Special)
135 min | Documentary
The spectacular CBS special! Shirley Temple Black hosts the festivities as 50 of today's top stars count down the 50 greatest screen legends of all time. Features Clint Eastwood, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Kevin Spacey and many others.
48. Two Tars (1928)
21 min | Comedy, Short
Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor ... See full summary »
49. Berth Marks (1929)
Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy
Big-time (so they think) vaudeville stars Stanley and Oliver take the train to Pottsville, their next booking. On board, they bumble into the wrong sleeping compartment, startling a ... See full summary »
50. Good Night, Nurse! (1918)
26 min | Comedy, Short
Roscoe's wife wants him committed to the No Hope Sanitarium for a cure from drink. He is greeted by blood spattered, cleaver-wielding Buster and a barely clad female patient. He eats a thermometer and must be rushed into surgery.