Most Voted Titles Released 1920-01-01 to 1920-12-31


1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Unrated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Votes: 43,168

2. One Week (1920)

TV-G | 25 min | Short, Comedy

8.2
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A newly wedded couple attempts to build a house with a prefabricated kit, unaware that a rival sabotaged the kit's component numbering.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely, Joe Roberts

Votes: 5,244

3. The Golem (1920)

Unrated | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates the Golem - a giant creature made of clay. Using sorcery, he brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.

Directors: Carl Boese, Paul Wegener | Stars: Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück, Ernst Deutsch, Lyda Salmonova

Votes: 5,127

4. Way Down East (1920)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Mrs. David Landau, Lowell Sherman

Votes: 4,098

5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)

Unrated | 49 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

Votes: 3,826

6. Neighbors (1920)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Joe Keaton

Votes: 2,815

7. The Scarecrow (1920)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short, Family

7.9
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Two inventive farmhands compete for the hand of the same girl.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Luke the Dog, Joe Keaton

Votes: 2,665

8. Convict 13 (1920)

19 min | Short, Comedy

7.1
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A young golfer is mugged by an escaped convict and finds himself in a prison where he foils a jailbreak.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Sybil Seely, Joe Roberts, Edward F. Cline

Votes: 2,079

9. The Mark of Zorro (1920)

Not Rated | 107 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

7.3
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A seemingly idiotic fop is really the courageous vigilante Zorro, who seeks to protect the oppressed.

Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De La Motte, Robert McKim, Noah Beery

Votes: 1,758

10. The Penalty (1920)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.5
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A deformed criminal mastermind plans to loot the city of San Francisco as well as revenge himself on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs.

Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Lon Chaney

Votes: 1,572

11. Within Our Gates (1920)

79 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated black woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished black youths.

Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault

Votes: 1,556

12. Why Change Your Wife? (1920)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Robert and Beth Gordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced. Just as he gets bored with Sally's superficiality, Beth strives to ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels, Theodore Kosloff

Votes: 1,188

13. The Saphead (1920)

77 min | Comedy

6.2
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The simple-minded son of a rich financier must find his own way in the world.

Directors: Herbert Blaché, Winchell Smith | Stars: Edward Jobson, Beulah Booker, Edward Connelly, Edward Alexander

Votes: 1,169

14. An Eastern Westerner (1920)

Passed | 23 min | Comedy, Short, Family

6.9
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Blase eastern boy is shipped off to a ranch in the 'wild west ' by his father.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young, J. Ray Avery

Votes: 979

15. Haunted Spooks (1920)

Passed | 25 min | Short, Comedy

6.7
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After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking for a stooge to stand in as a groom in order to secure an inheritance for his client (... See full summary »

Directors: Alfred J. Goulding, Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Wallace Howe, Sammy Brooks

Votes: 916

16. Leaves From Satan's Book (1920)

TV-14 | 167 min | Drama

6.8
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In 4 episodic tales of human suffering; the temptation of Jesus, the Spanish Inquisition, the French Revolution and the Russo-Finnish war of 1918, Satan attempts to win God's favor.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Helge Nissen, Halvard Hoff, Jacob Texiere, Hallander Helleman

Votes: 908

17. The Last of the Mohicans (1920)

Not Rated | 73 min | Adventure, Drama

6.9
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As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil... See full summary »

Directors: Clarence Brown, Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe, Lillian Hall

Votes: 891

18. The Garage (1920)

25 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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Roscoe and Buster operate a combination garage and fire station. In the first half they destroy a car left for them to clean. In the second half they go off on a false alarm and return to find their own building on fire.

Director: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle | Stars: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Molly Malone, Harry McCoy

Votes: 888

19. Number, Please? (1920)

Passed | 25 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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While at an amusement park, two men try to win the heart of a young lady. They compete with each other while attempting to find her runaway dog, and they race to ask her mother's permission to take her up in a hot air balloon.

Directors: Hal Roach, Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Sammy Brooks

Votes: 813

20. The Parson's Widow (1920)

TV-14 | 71 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.5
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A young man is elected by a small village to be its parson. As part of his duties, he is required to marry the widow of the parson before him. This poses two problems--first, the widow is ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Hildur Carlberg, Einar Röd, Greta Almroth, Olav Aukrust

Votes: 786

21. High and Dizzy (1920)

Passed | 26 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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A tipsy doctor encounters his patient sleepwalking on a building ledge, high above the street.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Wallace Howe

Votes: 744

22. Get Out and Get Under (1920)

Passed | 25 min | Comedy, Short

6.8
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The comic adventures of a new car owner.

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Fred McPherson, Roy Brooks

Votes: 652

23. Genuine (1920)

88 min | Horror

6.0
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Extremely rare work of Robert Wiene. From the director and year of excellent "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" this work was eventually overshadowed by the success of Caligari. It has a dreamy atmosphere, like another world or something.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Fern Andra, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Ernst Gronau, Harald Paulsen

Votes: 650

24. Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff (1920)

104 min | Adventure

6.5
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Kay Hoog wants to stop the organisation "Die Spinnen" to get a certain diamond, that will give the owning woman the crown of Asia, but the man, who should be the owner of that diamond, ... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, Georg John, Rudolf Lettinger

Votes: 580

25. Erotikon (1920)

106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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EROTIKON surely pushed the boundaries of what was acceptable on the screen in 1920: Irene, the bored wife of a distracted entomologist, pursues a womanizing aviator, but she may actually be... See full summary »

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Anders de Wahl, Tora Teje, Karin Molander, Elin Lagergren

Votes: 575

26. Something to Think About (1920)

78 min | Drama

8.2
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Wealthy cripple Markley finances the education of blacksmith's daughter Ruth. When she returns to their small town he asks to marry her, but she runs off with city worker Jim Dirk who is ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Elliott Dexter, Gloria Swanson, Monte Blue, Theodore Roberts

Votes: 505

27. Sumurun (1920)

85 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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The favorite slave girl of a tyrannical sheik falls in love with a cloth merchant. Meanwhile, a hunchback clown suffers unrequited love for a traveling dancer who wants to join the harem.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener, Jenny Hasselqvist

Votes: 482

28. His Royal Slyness (1920)

27 min | Comedy, Short

6.3
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An American book salesman (Lloyd) is persuaded to go to the kingdom of Thermosa to impersonate the Prince. He is greeted by a peasants' revolt before the real prince shows up to claim his ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Roach | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, 'Snub' Pollard, Gus Leonard

Votes: 460

29. Anna Boleyn (1920)

133 min | Drama

6.9
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The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Paul Hartmann, Ludwig Hartau

Votes: 444

30. Outside the Law (1920)

Passed | 75 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

6.6
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In this early collaboration with director Tod Browning (Dracula, Freaks), Chaney delivers a dual performance of dramatic intensity, starring as Ah Wing, a kind-hearted student of Confucian ... See full summary »

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Priscilla Dean, Wheeler Oakman, Lon Chaney, Ralph Lewis

Votes: 372

31. From Morn to Midnight (1920)

65 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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A Cashier in a bank in a small German town is alerted to the power of money by the visit of a rich Italian lady. He embezzles 60, 000 Marks and leaves for the capital city, where he ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Heinz Martin | Stars: Ernst Deutsch, Erna Morena, Roma Bahn, Adolf E. Licho

Votes: 284

32. Pollyanna (1920)

TV-G | 58 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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When Pollyanna is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly. Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Powell | Stars: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith, Helen Jerome Eddy

Votes: 260

33. Das wandernde Bild (1920)

67 min | Romance

6.2
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Mia May has surrendered herself to a disciple of free love, and, having given birth to a child, marries the twin brother and Doppelgänger of her chosen lover.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Mia May, Hans Marr, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Loni Nest

Votes: 260

34. Klostret i Sendomir (1920)

54 min | Drama

7.2
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Two weary travelers come upon a monastery. While staying the night, they learn of its mysterious founding.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Tore Svennberg, Tora Teje, Richard Lund, Renée Björling

Votes: 250

35. Just Pals (1920)

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.6
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Small-town tramp befriends runaway boy.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson, Georgie Stone, Duke R. Lee

Votes: 248

36. The Flapper (1920)

88 min | Comedy

6.7
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Ginger grows up in a slow town. Because of her wild attitude, her father decides to send her to a strict boarding school. Despite the strictness, the girls have fun getting into flapper lifestyle trouble including flirting.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Olive Thomas, Theodore Westman Jr., William P. Carleton, Warren Cook

Votes: 216

37. Headin' Home (1920)

71 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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The "true story" of baseball great Babe Ruth; Ruth plays himself.

Director: Lawrence C. Windom | Stars: Babe Ruth, Ruth Taylor, William Sheer, Margaret Seddon

Votes: 216

38. Sex (1920)

87 min | Drama

6.5
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A broadway actress uses her sex appeal to ruin a marriage only to dump her lover for a richer prospect.

Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce, Myrtle Stedman

Votes: 215

39. The Daughter of Dawn (1920)

80 min | Western

5.8
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This restored silent film features a love triangle involving a Kiowa chief's daughter and ensuing conflict between Kiowa and Comanche villages.

Director: Norbert A. Myles | Stars: Belo Cozad, Em-koy-e-tie, Hunting Horse, Esther LeBarre

Votes: 214

40. The Symbol of the Unconquered (1920)

TV-PG | 54 min | Drama

5.7
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Racists learn that the land a negro owns lies over a vast oil field, and threaten his life when he refuses to sell.

Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Iris Hall, Walker Thompson, Lawrence Chenault, Mattie Wilkes

Votes: 202

41. Kohlhiesels Töchter (1920)

64 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Somewhere in Southern Bavaria Xaver wants to marry Gretel, but her father Kohlhiesel wants his elder daughter Liesel to marry first. The problem is, nobody wants to marry her, because she's... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Jakob Tiedtke, Gustav von Wangenheim

Votes: 194

42. Stolen Moments (1920)

TV-G | 35 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.2
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A novelist blackmails his now married ex-girlfriend into having an affair with him.

Director: James Vincent | Stars: Marguerite Namara, Rudolph Valentino, Albert L. Barrett, Henrietta Simpson

Votes: 168

43. Suds (1920)

75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A London laundress attempts to rise above her station in order to capture the love of a wealthy young man, thus missing out on the truer love of one of her own class.

Director: John Francis Dillon | Stars: Mary Pickford, Albert Austin, Harold Goodwin, Rose Dione

Votes: 165

44. Nomads of the North (1920)

109 min | Drama

5.9
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A Canadian Mountie allows an innocent fugitive to escape with the women he loves.

Director: David Hartford | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lewis Stone, Melbourne MacDowell, Spottiswoode Aitken

Votes: 155

45. The Toll Gate (1920)

73 min | Western

6.6
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After being betrayed to the law by one of his henchmen, a bandit leader seeks to avenge himself.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: William S. Hart, Anna Q. Nilsson, Joseph Singleton, Jack Richardson

Votes: 141

46. L'homme du large (1920)

86 min | Drama

7.1
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Nolff, a tough Breton fisherman is happy: his wife has just given birth to a son, Michel. His only wish is to make him a fisherman like him. But when he becomes a man, Michel becomes a ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Jaque Catelain, Roger Karl, Charles Boyer, Philippe Hériat

Votes: 137

47. Something New (1920)

Unrated | 57 min | Adventure, Western

6.3
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A young woman visiting in Mexico is kidnapped by a gang of bandits, who drag her through the rugged wilderness to their hideout. She manages to leave word for her friend Bill, who knows the... See full summary »

Directors: Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle | Stars: Nell Shipman, Bert Van Tuyle, L.M. Wells, Merrill McCormick

Votes: 129

48. Terror Island (1920)

55 min | Mystery

5.6
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An inventor travels to the South Seas, where there is buried treasure belonging to a girl. The girl's father is being held captive by cannibals until she returns a pearl that belongs to one of their idols.

Director: James Cruze | Stars: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee, Wilton Taylor

Votes: 122

49. L'hirondelle et la mésange (1920)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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A bargeman, his wife and sister-in-law navigate the canals of northern Belgium in their two vessels, the eponymous "L'Hirondelle et la Mésange," taking the time to appreciate the sites and ... See full summary »

Director: André Antoine | Stars: Maguy Deliac, Pierre Alcover, Louis Ravet, Jane Maylianes

Votes: 112

50. Romeo und Julia im Schnee (1920)

45 min | Comedy

6.8
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Comical variation on the Shakespeare play, featuring two feuding farmers families.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Julius Falkenstein, Lotte Neumann, Gustav von Wangenheim, Jakob Tiedtke

Votes: 109