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1. 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.
Votes: 202,534 | Gross: $44.67M
4. Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)
120 min | Documentary, History
Dawson City: Frozen Time, pieces together the bizarre true history of a collection of some 500 films dating from 1910s - 1920s, which were lost for over 50 years until being discovered ... See full summary »
Votes: 184 | Gross: $0.11M
6. 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.
8. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)
Unrated | 49 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.
10. 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.
11. 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 »
12. Hors les murs (2012)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
13. Nana (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 »
14. Hansel and Gretel (2007 Video)
27 min | Short, Action, Drama
Based on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel is a dark and stylized, black and white, German Expressionistic silent picture featuring detailed design and an eerie ... See full summary »
16. Return to Treasure Island (1989)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
USSR's violent farcical yet faithful adaptation of Stevenson's novel that combines animated sequences with live action parts. Two previous Ostrov sokrovishch films are edited together here. Return to Treasure Island is the cut US version.
20. James Dean (1976 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 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.
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Returned home to his long-estranged mother upon a request from her deathbed, a man raised by his parents in an orphanage has to confront the childhood memories that have long haunted him.
Votes: 2,995 | Gross: $0.23M
22. L'inhumaine (1924)
135 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Claire Lescot is a famous prima donna. All men want to be loved by her. Among them is the young scientist Einar Norsen. When she mocks at him, he leaves her house with the declared ... See full summary »
23. The Goat (1921)
23 min | Comedy, Short
A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy.
24. 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 »
Votes: 305 | Gross: $0.54M
Documentary | Post-production
I am Alice Guy-Blaché, the first female film director. I made my first film in 1896 at age 23. I went on to write, direct, or produce more than 1,000 films.
27. 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 »
28. 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.
119 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).
32. 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.
33. Neighbors (1920)
18 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families.
35. 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 »
36. Films Confiscated from a French Brothel (2017)
Comedy, Crime, Horror
A bare all Avant-garde Anthology homage to silent stag films, vintage erotica and pre-code sexiness.
38. Forbidden Daughters (1927)
13 min | Short, Drama
A woman searching Africa for her long-lost husband stumbles across a lost civilization in the jungles consisting mainly of nude and semi-nude women (which probably explains why her husband has stayed lost for such a long time).
40. Le silence est d'or (1947)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
1910 : A friend leaves his daughter, Madeleine, 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 »
41. Amore tra le rovine (2015)
68 min | Drama, Romance, War
A love letter to early Italian cinema, Love Among the Ruins is a faux documentary about the miraculous discovery and restoration of a long-lost Italian silent film. The genius of the Lumini... See full summary »
42. Abstract (2006)
65 min | Drama
The story of two brothers and their sister and the affect past child abuse has on their adult lives. After their father's death, the younger brother begins to relive the violence they suffered as children.
43. 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 »
45. The Kid (I) (2015)
49 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A distraught mother abandons her baby boy. An unsuspecting tramp finds the child and cares for him. A father's love drives him to protect the kid.
46. Landmarks of Early Film (1997 Video)
PG-13 | 118 min
A collection of early silent films.
48. The American West of John Ford (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, Biography, Western
The Western films of iconic director John Ford are fondly remembered by stars James Stewart, Henry Fonda, and John Wayne, with whom he shoots a scene in Monument Valley.
50. We Faw Down (1928)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Stan & Ollie attempt to fool their wives by sneaking out to a poker game, but instead get involved with two flirty ladies, one of whom is the girlfriend of a jealous boxer.