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: 354

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

TV-PG | 71 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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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: 369

3. Satana (1912)

Drama, Horror

6.4
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A four chapter film including Satan vs the Creator, Satan vs the Saviour, The Green Demon/Satan during the Dark Ages and The Red Demon/Satan in modern times.

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

Votes: 9

4. La dame aux camélias (1912)

Drama, Romance

6.3
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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: 19

5. Richard III (1912)

55 min | Drama

5.7
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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: 183

6. Trädgårdsmästaren (1912)

Drama

6.4
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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: 119

7. Bryggerens datter (1912)

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

8. Mil e 400 contos (1912)

Mystery

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Directors: Paulino Botelho, Candido de Castro | Stars: Carlos Abreu, Alvaro Costa, Alberto Ghira, Beatriz Martins

9. Independenta Romaniei (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: 164

10. The Mummy (1912)

Comedy

5.8
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Director: A.E. Coleby

Votes: 25

11. Le mystère des roches de Kador (1912)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The action takes place in Brittany .Fernand De Keranic wants to latch on to his niece and ward Suzanne's fortune.He tries to do away with her and her lover when she goes for a sail with ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 196

12. 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: 14

13. A Ruined Life (1912)

8.3
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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: 10

14. The Adventures of Lieutenant Petrosino (1912)

Drama

4.4
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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: 9

15. Charles IV (1912)

50 min

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In the Series KINGS OF SPAIN we will travel through the history of a nation that became one of the most powerful empires on earth: SPAIN, through the perspective of its Monarchs. KINGS OF ... See full summary »

Director: Theo Frenkel

16. Main de fer (1912)

Crime

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Director: Léonce Perret | Stars: Émile Keppens, Yvette Andréyor, Léonce Perret, Georges Saillard

17. Vampyrdanserinden (1912)

5.8
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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: 12

18. The Love Tyrant (1912)

Drama

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Director: Alfred Rolfe | Star: Charles Villiers

19. Dødsspring til hest fra cirkuskuplen (1912)

45 min | Drama

5.9
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A melodrama about the destitute Count lured into a circus environment and forced to show their daring high up in the circus dome.

Director: Eduard Schnedler-Sørensen | Stars: Frederik Christensen, Aage Hertel, Alma Hinding, Frederik Jacobsen

Votes: 33

20. Les misérables (1912)

Drama

6.1
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Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Henry Krauss, Henri Étiévant, Léon Bernard, Maria Ventura

Votes: 13

21. The Springtime of Life (1912)

54 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Paul Garbagni | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Mauritz Stiller, Georg af Klercker, Selma Wiklund af Klercker

Votes: 46

22. Jess (1912)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Silas Croft was a kindly old Englishman who had a farm in South Africa. With him resided his two nieces, whom he had taken from their drunken, worthless father when they were of a tender ... See full summary »

Director: George Nichols | Stars: Marguerite Snow, Florence La Badie, James Cruze, William Russell

Votes: 5

23. Le fumiste (1912)

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Director: Gérard Bourgeois | Star: Raimu

Votes: 8

24. Die Rache ist mein (1912)

48 min | Drama

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Stars: Martha Angerstein-Licho, Harry Liedtke

25. Anna Karénine (1912)

5.7
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Director: Albert Capellani | Stars: Jeanne Delvair, Paul Capellani, Léon Bernard

Votes: 7

26. Come una sorella (1912)

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Director: Vincenzo Denizot | Stars: Giovanni Casaleggio, Berta Nelson, Lidia Quaranta

27. Pilgrim's Progress (1912)

Drama

5.5
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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: 8

28. La vida de Jose Rizal (1912)

60 min

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Director: Edward M. Gross

29. Ma és holnap (1912)

5.9
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Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Artúr Somlay, Gyula Abonyi, Jenöné Veszprémy, Endre Szeghõ

Votes: 17

30. The Mail Order Wife (1912)

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John White's sweetheart, May Webster, refuses to marry him while her old father is in need of her, and John goes west to take a government farm. Finding that their two ranch grants adjoin ... See full summary »

Stars: Francis X. Bushman, Bryant Washburn

31. The Clod (1912)

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Director: Thomas H. Ince

32. As You Like It (1912)

5.2
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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.

Directors: J. Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent, James Young | Stars: Maurice Costello, Rose Coghlan, Rosemary Theby, Rose Tapley

Votes: 6

33. Grannie (1912)

5.1
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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: 11

34. The Flying Circus (1912)

46 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 57

36. The Colonel's Son (1912)

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Director: Thomas H. Ince

37. La conspiration des drapeaux (1912)

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38. The Crime and the Criminal (1912)

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Director: Alfred Rolfe | Star: Charles Villiers

39. Broder och syster (1912)

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Director: Poul Welander | Stars: Oscar Stribolt, Kai Lind, Tilley Christiansen, Poul Welander

41. Trilby (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: 7

42. Roze Kate (1912)

Drama

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Jacob and Simon envy their brother Everhard, the girl Roze Kate is in love with him. When they discover their heritage will be confiscated when their mother remarries, they plan to kill her. Then Everhard is seen with the murder weapon.

Director: Oscar Tourniaire | Stars: Caroline van Dommelen, Louis van Dommelen, Jan van Dommelen, Jef Mertens

43. Lorna Doone (1912)

Drama, Romance

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

Director: Wilfred Noy | Star: Dorothy Bellew

44. The General's Children (1912)

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Kind-hearted Thekla helps her frivolous brother and hides him on a remote farm.

Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Max Laurence, Fritz Sterler, Frau Gude

45. Coeur-As (1912)

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Director: Max Mack | Star: Max Mack

46. The Might of Gold (1912)

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Drama about the country girl who becomes a model for an artist with no morals. Disheartened, she return to her home to her old friend Christoph who accidentally kills a man. Tempted to leave again, she awaits his dismissal.

Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Paula Helmert, Hans Burk, Emil Albes

47. Il y a des pieds au plafond (1912)

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Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Mathilde Thizeau, Jean Toulout

48. Dall'amore al disonore (1912)

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Director: Ugo Falena

49. The Evils of Alcohol (1912)

Animation

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Votes: 6

50. Anfisa (1912)

Drama

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Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Vladimir Maksimov, Vladimir Shaternikov