Most Popular Feature Films Released 1912-01-01 to 1912-12-31


1. Cleopatra (1912)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

5.1
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The fabled queen of Egypt's affair with Roman general Marc Antony is ulimately disastrous for both of them.

Director: Charles L. Gaskill | Stars: Helen Gardner, Pearl Sindelar, Miss Fielding, Miss Robson

Votes: 300

2. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth (1912)

TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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An account of the life of Jesus Christ, based on the books of the New Testament: After Jesus' birth is foretold to his parents, he is born in Bethlehem, and is visited by shepherds and wise... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: R. Henderson Bland, Percy Dyer, Gene Gauntier, Alice Hollister

Votes: 331

3. The Life and Death of King Richard III (1912)

55 min | Drama

5.8
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Richard of Gloucester uses manipulation and murder to gain the English throne.

Directors: André Calmettes, James Keane | Stars: Robert Gemp, Frederick Warde, Albert Gardner, James Keane

Votes: 171

4. Trädgårdsmästaren (1912)

Drama

6.0
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A gardener runs a nursery. His son has fallen in love with the daughter of one of the workers at the nursery. The gardener, who has a good eye for daughter, runs furiously his son out of the house.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Gösta Ekman, Lili Beck, Gunnar Bohman

Votes: 97

5. Satan (1912)

Drama, Horror

6.6
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Director: Luigi Maggi | Stars: Mario Bonnard, Mary Cleo Tarlarini, Fernanda Negri Pouget, Mario Voller-Buzzi

Votes: 7

6. Pilgrim's Progress (1912)

Drama

5.4
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Consists of two parts: Part One: The Life of John Bunyon (2 reels); Part Two: The Pilgrim's Progress (3 reels).

Director: Francis Powers | Stars: Warner Oland, Ethel Clayton, Clifford Leigh

Votes: 7

7. The Independence of Romania (1912)

120 min | History, War

7.0
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The movie depicts the Romanian War of Independence (1877-1878).

Director: Aristide Demetriade | Stars: Aristide Demetriade, Constanta Demetriade, Constantin Nottara, Pepi Machauer

Votes: 147

9. The Mystery of the Kador Cliffs (1912)

45 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Léonce Perret | Stars: Suzanne Grandais, Émile Keppens, Léonce Perret, Max Dhartigny

Votes: 156

10. Three Tales of Terror (1912)

50 min | Horror

4.0
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Directors: Jacob Fleck, Luise Fleck, Anton Kolm, Claudius Veltée | Stars: Paul Askonas, Frau Galfres-Hubermann

Votes: 5

11. Quincy Adams Sawyer (1912)

Comedy

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A Bostonian acts as a go-between for a foundling and her suitor in the small town of Mason's Corners, learning that the young woman's foster mother has hidden the secret of her parentage.

12. The Mummy (1912)

Comedy

5.7
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Director: A.E. Coleby

Votes: 24

13. Camille (1912)

Drama, Romance

5.9
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Marguerite is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by ... See full summary »

Directors: André Calmettes, Louis Mercanton, Henri Pouctal | Stars: Sarah Bernhardt, Lou Tellegen, Paul Capellani, Jean Chameroy

Votes: 17

14. Bryggerens datter (1912)

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Director: Rasmus Ottesen | Stars: Peter S. Andersen, Olaf Fønss, Richard Jensen, Jacoba Jessen

15. 1812 God (1912)

48 min | Drama, History

5.8
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Directors: Vasili Goncharov, Kai Hansen, Aleksandr Uralsky | Stars: Vasili Goncharov, Aleksandra Goncharova, Andrej Gromov, Pavel Knorr

Votes: 54

16. The Vengeance of Egypt (1912)

Horror

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A stolen mummy's ring brings death to all who acquire it until it is returned to its owner.

17. What Katie Did (1912)

Drama

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Director: Charles M. Seay | Stars: Edna Hammel, Bliss Milford, William Bechtel, Alice Washburn

18. La fièvre de l'or (1912)

Drama

7.7
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Directors: René Leprince, Ferdinand Zecca | Stars: Stacia Napierkowska, Claude Garry, Louis Ravet, Henri Étiévant

Votes: 6

19. The Last Performance (1912)

Drama

5.1
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A young lieutenant falls in love with a circus rider. He leave the military and take a job at the circus. He quickly becomes the crowds favorite. His interest in another woman drives the rejected circus rider to revenge.

Director: Georg af Klercker | Stars: Carl Barcklind, Selma Wiklund af Klercker, Georg af Klercker, Gustaf Bengtsson

Votes: 11

20. A Ruined Life (1912)

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Lieutenant Muller, secretly married, lives with his parents and his married sister, but chafes under the conditions and wishes they could all live together, which is impossible owing to his... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Hilda Borgström, Einar Fröberg, Anna Norrie, Richard Lund

Votes: 9

21. Princep's Ghat (1912)

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Director: Hiralal Sen

22. The Flying Circus (1912)

46 min | Drama

6.5
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The Flying Circus was the largest traveling artist band in the country, and among its favorite artists were the rope-dancer, Laurento and the snake tamer, Ula Kiri. The hot blooded gypsy ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Lind | Stars: Rasmus Ottesen, Emilie Otterdahl, Lili Beck, Kirstine Friis-Hjorth

Votes: 53

23. The Sin of a Woman (1912)

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Director: Alfred Rolfe | Star: Charles Villiers

24. Grannie (1912)

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There is no documentation that a film bearing this title was directed by D.W. Griffith, or was produced by Biograph at this time. It may have been suspended before completion or else released under another title.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Star: Mary Pickford

Votes: 10

25. The Leap to Death (1912)

Crime

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Director: Rasmus Ottesen | Stars: Richard Jensen, Gudrun Houlberg, Rasmus Ottesen, Valdemar Møller

26. Oliver Twist (II) (1912)

Drama

4.8
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Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Ivy Millais, John McMahon, Harry Royston, Alma Taylor

Votes: 5

27. Lorna Doone (1912)

Drama, Romance

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Yeoman loves outlaw's daughter, who is stolen heiress.

Director: Wilfred Noy | Star: Dorothy Bellew

29. Today and Tomorrow (1912)

6.3
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Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Gyula Abonyi, Jenöné Veszprémy, Endre Szeghõ, Gyula Fehér

Votes: 13

31. Judith (1912)

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Director: Theo Frenkel

32. Oliver Twist (I) (1912)

Drama

5.4
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An orphan in early 19th century England escapes the poorhouse only to fall among a gang of pickpockets in London.

Stars: Nat C. Goodwin, Vinnie Burns, Charley Rogers, Mortimer Martine

Votes: 11

33. The Sergeant's Boy (1912)

Drama

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An army sergeant befriends an orphan boy.

Director: Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Harold Lockwood, Nick Cogley, Shorty Hamilton, J. Barney Sherry

34. The Three Comrades (1912)

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Director: August Blom | Stars: Svend Aggerholm, Ellen Aggerholm, Cajus Bruun, Frederik Jacobsen

35. The Midnight Wedding (I) (1912)

Drama

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Director: Raymond Longford | Stars: J. Barry, D.L. Dalziel, Jack Goodall, Robert Henry

36. Jupiter på jorden (1912)

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Director: Georg af Klercker | Star: Axel Ringvall

37. La Salome (1912)

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Director: Oreste Mentasti | Stars: Adriana Costamagna, Suzanne De Labroy, Godofredo Mateldi, Arturo Garzes

38. Le bagnard (1912)

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Director: Theo Frenkel

39. Vampyrdanserinden (1912)

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The man-hungry "vampire," later to be popularized by America's Theda Bara, made her screen debut in this Danish melodrama directed by August Blom... See full synopsis »

Director: August Blom | Stars: Ingeborg Bruhn Bertelsen, Svend Bille, Axel Boesen, Frederik Christensen

Votes: 9

40. A Pueblo Romance (1912)

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There is no documentation that any film bearing this title was produced or distributed by Biograph at this time. Either the production may have been suspended before completion or else it ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mary Pickford, Blanche Sweet

41. Les misérables (1912)

Drama

6.4
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Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Henry Krauss, Henri Étiévant, Léon Bernard, Maria Ventura

Votes: 12

42. Los amantes de Teruel (1912)

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Director: Ricardo de Baños

43. The Clod (1912)

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Director: Thomas H. Ince

44. The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino (1912)

Drama

4.0
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The story of Lt. Joseph Petrosino, an Italian-American New York City police detective, who was assigned to investigate the Sicilian Mafia, which was beginning to become a major problem in ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney M. Goldin

Votes: 6

46. La casa de los duendes (1912)

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Director: Segundo de Chomón

47. Talma (1912)

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Director: Theo Frenkel

48. Carmen (1912)

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Director: Theo Frenkel

49. Wenn die Maske fällt (1912)

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Drama about jealousy, high finance and a mistress. Sanna, scorned by her lover Willi won't abandon him, but saves him from financial ruin. The swindling banker is brought to justice and Sanna reunites with Willi.

Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Fritz Weidemann, Frau Gude, Reinhold Pasch