Most Popular Feature Films Released 1924-01-01 to 1924-12-31


1. Greed (1924)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.9
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller

Votes: 7,517

2. The Last Laugh (1924)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

8.1
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An aging doorman, after being fired from his prestigious job at a luxurious Hotel is forced to face the scorn of his friends, neighbours and society.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Votes: 9,905

3. Sherlock Jr. (1924)

Unrated | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

8.3
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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.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Votes: 24,050

4. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Approved | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher

Votes: 4,472 | Gross: $1.59M

5. He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.9
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A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Ruth King

Votes: 2,322

6. Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Paul Richter, Margarete Schön, Theodor Loos, Gertrud Arnold

Votes: 4,142

7. The Navigator (1924)

Unrated | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship.

Directors: Donald Crisp, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Frederick Vroom, Clarence Burton

Votes: 7,136

8. The Hands of Orlac (1924)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Strassny, Paul Askonas

Votes: 1,556

9. Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache (1924)

Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party. She tries to persuade Etzel and the other Huns, that... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Margarete Schön, Gertrud Arnold, Theodor Loos, Hans Carl Mueller

Votes: 3,121

10. Aelita (1924)

Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A mysterious radio message is beamed around the world, and among the engineers who receive it are Los, the hero, and his colleague Spiridonov. Los is an individualist dreamer. Aelita is the... See full summary »

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Yuliya Solntseva, Igor Ilyinsky, Nikolai Tsereteli, Nikolay Batalov

Votes: 1,884

11. The Iron Horse (1924)

Passed | 150 min | History, Romance, Western

7.3
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After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick

Votes: 1,527

12. Manhandled (1924)

75 min | Drama, Comedy

8.0
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When her boyfriend, Jimmy, forgets a date, Tessie McGuire, a department store clerk, attends a party at the studio of Robert Brandt where she makes a hit with impersonations... See full synopsis »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Tom Moore, Lilyan Tashman, Ian Keith

Votes: 813

13. Girl Shy (1924)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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A shy, young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin

Votes: 2,508 | Gross: $0.63M

14. Waxworks (1924)

65 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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A wax museum hires a writer to give the sculptures stories. The writer imagines himself and the museum owner's daughter in the stories.

Directors: Leo Birinsky, Paul Leni | Stars: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss, William Dieterle

Votes: 1,287

15. The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Gösta Berling is a young and attractive minister. Because he is an alcoholic and his preaches are far too daring, he is finally defrocked. He leaves the town in disgrace and arrives at ... See full summary »

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Lars Hanson, Sven Scholander, Ellen Hartman-Cederström, Mona Mårtenson

Votes: 847

16. Peter Pan (1924)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Family

7.4
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Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Betty Bronson, Ernest Torrence, George Ali, Esther Ralston

Votes: 662

17. L'inhumaine (1924)

135 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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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 »

Director: Marcel L'Herbier | Stars: Jaque Catelain, Léonid Walter de Malte, Philippe Hériat, Fred Kellerman

Votes: 508

18. The Enchanted Cottage (1924)

70 min | Drama

7.9
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A crippled World War I veteran retracts to a small cottage in the countryside to escape from his nosy family and to hide from the outside world. There he meets a plain but also a very kind ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, May McAvoy, Ida Waterman, Alfred Hickman

Votes: 562

19. Dante's Inferno (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.0
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The tactics of a vicious slumlord and greedy businessman finally drive a distraught man to commit suicide. The businessman is tried for murder and executed, and is afterward taken by demons... See full summary »

Director: Henry Otto | Stars: Ralph Lewis, Winifred Landis, William Scott, Pauline Starke

Votes: 67

20. Michael (1924)

TV-14 | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Triangle story: painter, his young male model, unscrupulous princess.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor, Robert Garrison

Votes: 1,234

21. Finances of the Grand Duke (1924)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

6.6
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The likeable and carefree Grand Duke of Abacco is in dire straits. There is no money left to service the State's debt; the main creditor is looking forward to expropriating the entire Duchy... See full summary »

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Mady Christians, Harry Liedtke, Robert Scholtz, Alfred Abel

Votes: 551

22. The Marriage Circle (1924)

85 min | Comedy

7.5
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Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte. Dr. Braun's colleague, Dr. Mueller, who has had... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Marie Prevost, Creighton Hale

Votes: 855

23. Romola (1924)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In Renaissance Florence, Tito, a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of a blind man who has long looked for someone to finish his scholarly work. He has a ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell, Ronald Colman

Votes: 88

24. Beau Brummel (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley. Despite her own desperate love for Brummel, she submits to family pressure and marries ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: John Barrymore, Mary Astor, Willard Louis, Carmel Myers

Votes: 305

25. Veer Ahir (1924)

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Director: Homi Master

26. The Last Man on Earth (1924)

70 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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In the future year of 1940, a young man is rejected and humiliated by a girl and goes off to be a hermit in a redwood forest. By 1950, a dreadful plague of "Masculitis" has killed every ... See full summary »

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Earle Foxe, Grace Cunard, Gladys Tennyson, Derelys Perdue

Votes: 44

27. Hot Water (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy

7.3
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Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Josephine Crowell, Charles Stevenson

Votes: 985

28. Helen's Babies (1924)

85 min | Comedy

7.0
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A young man, who has vowed never to marry and doesn't particularly like children, is left in charge of his two very young nieces. At first they drive him to distraction, but then he begins ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Baby Peggy, Clara Bow, Jeanne Carpenter, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 58

29. White Shadows (1924)

82 min | Drama

6.4
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In Paris a wild girl becomes possessed by the soul of her twin who died to save her life.

Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: Betty Compson, Clive Brook, Henry Victor, A.B. Imeson

Votes: 171

30. Miracle of the Wolves (1924)

73 min | Drama

6.8
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King Louis XI tries to unify France by all means fair or foul, which does not please his powerful rival Charles the Bold. It is against this troubled backdrop that the loves of the daughter... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Bernard | Stars: Vanni Marcoux, Charles Dullin, Yvonne Sergyl, Romuald Joubé

Votes: 55

31. Janice Meredith (1924)

153 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of... See full summary »

Director: E. Mason Hopper | Stars: Marion Davies, Holbrook Blinn, Harrison Ford, Macklyn Arbuckle

Votes: 564

32. Cytherea (1924)

80 min | Drama

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Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Irene Rich, Lewis Stone, Norman Kerry, Betty Bouton

33. Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)

106 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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When M. Beaucaire, a handsome barber, catches the Duke of Winterset cheating at gambling, Beaucaire exacts Winterset's cooperation in sneaking Beaucaire into a great ball, disguised as the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Olcott | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Bebe Daniels, Lois Wilson, Doris Kenyon

Votes: 417 | Gross: $0.56M

34. Forbidden Paradise (1924)

76 min | Comedy

6.7
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Forbidden Paradise is a 1924 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by German film director Ernst Lubitsch. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pola Negri, Adolphe Menjou, Rod La Rocque, Pauline Starke

Votes: 89

35. The Sea Hawk (1924)

Passed | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A wrongly convicted English gentleman goes from galley slave to pirate captain.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes, Wallace Beery

Votes: 359 | Gross: $0.78M

36. America (1924)

Passed | 141 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Neil Hamilton, Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson, Charles Emmett Mack

Votes: 286

37. Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (1924)

135 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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In the year 1550, Sir George Vernon agrees to have his young daughter Dorothy betrothed to John Manners, the son of the Earl of Rutland. Sir George signs a contract, promising that the ... See full summary »

Directors: Marshall Neilan, Mary Pickford | Stars: Mary Pickford, Anders Randolf, Marc McDermott, Carrie Daumery

Votes: 78 | Gross: $0.46M

38. The Moon of Israel (1924)

70 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: María Corda, Adelqui Migliar, Arlette Marchal, Ferdinand Onno

Votes: 50

39. Neobychainye priklyucheniya mistera Vesta v strane bolshevikov (1924)

94 min | Comedy

6.8
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The film chronicles the adventures of an American, "Mr. West," and his faithful bodyguard and servant Jeddie, as they visit the land of the horrible, evil Bolsheviks. Through various ... See full summary »

Director: Lev Kuleshov | Stars: Porfiri Podobed, Boris Barnet, Aleksandra Khokhlova, Vsevolod Pudovkin

Votes: 650

40. A Sainted Devil (1924)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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A nobleman seeks to rescue his bride, who has been kidnapped by his former lover and a bandit.

Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Helena D'Algy, Dagmar Godowsky

Votes: 10 | Gross: $0.33M

41. The Wolf Man (1924)

60 min | Drama

5.6
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Director: Edmund Mortimer | Stars: John Gilbert, Norma Shearer, Alma Francis, George Barraud

Votes: 14

42. Thy Name Is Woman (1924)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Barbara La Marr, William V. Mong, Wallace MacDonald

Votes: 7

43. The Arab (1924)

70 min | Drama

6.8
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Jamil (Ramon Novarro) is a soldier in the Bedouin defence forces during a war between Syria and Turkey, who has deserted his regiment. In a remote village, he encounters an orphan asylum ... See full summary »

Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry, Max Maxudian, Jean de Limur

Votes: 18

44. The Red Lily (1924)

Passed | 81 min | Drama

7.2
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Two young lovers escape their past lives to Paris until fate separates them.

Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Enid Bennett, Frank Currier, Mitchell Lewis

Votes: 338

45. The Enemy Sex (1924)

80 min | Drama

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Director: James Cruze | Stars: Betty Compson, Percy Marmont, Sheldon Lewis, Huntley Gordon

46. White Man (1924)

70 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Kenneth Harlan, Alice Joyce, Walter Long, Clark Gable

Votes: 21

47. Three Women (1924)

83 min | Drama

7.3
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A frivolous middle aged socialite is suddenly put upon to have her daughter live with her. Her conniving paramour dumps her for the daughter, leaving the young boyfriend crushed.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Pauline Frederick, May McAvoy, Marie Prevost, Lew Cody

Votes: 37

48. The City Without Jews (1924)

80 min | Drama

6.1
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Jews are expelled from the city of Utopia.

Director: H.K. Breslauer | Stars: Johannes Riemann, Hans Moser, Karl Tema, Anny Miletty

Votes: 75

49. Her Love Story (1924)

70 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Ian Keith, George Fawcett, Echlin Gayer

Votes: 9

50. Kean (1924)

136 min | Drama

6.8
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When a famous Shakespearean actor falls in love with a woman above his station, his professional and personal life begin to crumble.

Director: Alexandre Volkoff | Stars: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Lissenko, Pauline Po, Otto Detlefsen

Votes: 123