Most Popular Feature Films Released 1926-01-01 to 1926-12-31


1. The General (1926)

Unrated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Directors: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley

Votes: 54,306

2. Faust (1926)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

Votes: 10,636

3. Flesh and the Devil (1926)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Childhood friends are torn apart when one of them marries the woman the other once fiercely loved.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Barbara Kent

Votes: 3,214

4. A Page of Madness (1926)

70 min | Drama, Horror

7.7
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A man takes a job at an asylum with hopes of freeing his imprisoned wife.

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Masuo Inoue, Ayako Iijima, Yoshie Nakagawa, Hiroshi Nemoto

Votes: 1,508

5. The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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A handsome prince rides a flying horse to far-away lands and embarks on magical adventures, which include befriending a witch, meeting Aladdin, battling demons and falling in love with a princess.

Directors: Lotte Reiniger, Carl Koch

Votes: 3,640

6. The Black Pirate (1926)

88 min | Adventure, Action

7.2
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Seeking revenge, an athletic young man joins the pirate band responsible for his father's death.

Director: Albert Parker | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Tempe Pigott, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,262

7. Torrent (1926)

Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young girl and her father are kicked out of their house by a cruel noblewoman, and the girl's heart is broken when her sweetheart, the noblewoman's son, won't go to Paris with them. After... See full summary »

Director: Monta Bell | Stars: Ricardo Cortez, Greta Garbo, Gertrude Olmstead, Edward Connelly

Votes: 514

8. The Scarlet Letter (1926)

Passed | 115 min | Drama

7.8
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After having a child out of wedlock, a young Puritan woman is pressured to reveal the name of her lover.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Henry B. Walthall, Karl Dane

Votes: 1,115

9. The Great Gatsby (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbour, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Warner Baxter, Lois Wilson, Neil Hamilton, Georgia Hale

10. Don Juan (1926)

Passed | 110 min | Adventure, Romance

7.1
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Misogynistic skirt chaser Don Juan falls for a convent girl.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Jane Winton, John Roche, Warner Oland, Estelle Taylor

Votes: 547

11. 3 Bad Men (1926)

Unrated | 122 min | Romance, Western

7.6
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Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen, Tom Santschi

Votes: 635

12. The Temptress (1926)

Passed | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An architect tries suppressing his passion for a seductive woman.

Directors: Fred Niblo, Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Marc McDermott, Lionel Barrymore

Votes: 785

13. The Son of the Sheik (1926)

Passed | 68 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.5
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The son of the sheik and a dancing girl fall in love, but when he is made to believe she has betrayed him he seeks revenge.

Director: George Fitzmaurice | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bánky, George Fawcett, Montagu Love

Votes: 1,413

14. The Mountain Eagle (1926)

57 min | Romance, Thriller

In the Kentucky hills a store keeper tries to win the love of an innocent schoolteacher. She runs away and seeks refuge with a hermit.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Bernhard Goetzke, Nita Naldi, Malcolm Keen, John F. Hamilton

15. The Return of Peter Grimm (1926)

70 min | Fantasy

5.8
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The fondest wish of Peter Grimm, elderly patriarch of a famous tulip growing family, is that his ward Kate will marry his nephew and primary heir, Fredrick. Though she loves another, she ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Alec B. Francis, John Roche, Janet Gaynor, Richard Walling

Votes: 10

16. Mother (1926)

89 min | Drama

7.7
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The Film Version Of Gorki's Great Story Of The 1905 Revolution

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin | Stars: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolai Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Anna Zemtsova

Votes: 1,716

17. Battling Butler (1926)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy

7.2
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A love-struck weakling must pretend to be boxer in order to gain respect from the family of the girl he loves.

Director: Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Snitz Edwards, Sally O'Neil, Walter James

Votes: 1,780

18. Brown of Harvard (1926)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance

8.6
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Tom Brown shows up at Harvard, confident and a bit arrogant. He becomes a rival of Bob McAndrew, not only in football and rowing crew, but also for the affections of Mary Abbott, a ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Votes: 1,224

19. The Great K & A Train Robbery (1926)

53 min | Western

6.5
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Cullen has hired Tom to try and stop the robberies on his railroad. Knowing Cullen's secretary Holt is tipping off the gang, Tom works undercover by posing as a highwayman. To help him ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Tom Mix, Dorothy Dwan, Tony the Horse, Will Walling

Votes: 165

20. Sparrows (1926)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama

7.6
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Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of.

Directors: William Beaudine, Tom McNamara | Stars: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 842

21. The Bat (1926)

86 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A masked criminal who dresses like a giant bat terrorizes the guests at an old house rented by a mystery writer.

Director: Roland West | Stars: George Beranger, Charles Herzinger, Emily Fitzroy, Louise Fazenda

Votes: 532

22. The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926)

89 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.6
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While building an irrigation system for a Southwestern desert community, an engineer vies with a local cowboy for the affections of a rancher's daughter.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, Gary Cooper, Charles Lane

Votes: 459

23. Tell It to the Marines (1926)

Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A gruff Marine sergeant and a handsome new recruit compete for the affection of a nurse.

Director: George W. Hill | Stars: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman, Eddie Gribbon

Votes: 1,206

24. The Sea Beast (1926)

136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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This silent movie is based on Melville's classic Moby Dick. Ahab and his brother compete for the affections of minister's daughter Esther. But the great white whale has been eluding the ... See full summary »

Director: Millard Webb | Stars: John Barrymore, Dolores Costello, George O'Hara, Mike Donlin

Votes: 84

25. La Bohème (1926)

Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance

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A group of starving artists try to survive in 1830s Paris, including a seamstress and the would-be playwright she loves.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Lillian Gish, John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, George Hassell

Votes: 1,130

26. So's Your Old Man (1926)

67 min | Comedy

6.8
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Poor glazier Sam Bisbee has invented break-proof glass. He intends to show it off to a convention of automobile men. Due to a mixup his car is switched with another and his demonstration ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: W.C. Fields, Alice Joyce, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Kittens Reichert

Votes: 120

27. Nana (1926)

150 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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When the vivacious and beautiful Nana bombs at the Théâtre des Variétés, she embarks on the life of a courtesan, using her allure and charisma to entice and pleasure men.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Jacqueline Forzane, Werner Krauss

Votes: 504

28. So This Is Paris (1926)

80 min | Comedy

7.4
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The first movie to ever depict a choreographed dance scene in a silent movie. The Charleston!

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Monte Blue, Patsy Ruth Miller, Lilyan Tashman, George Beranger

Votes: 215

29. The Bells (1926)

68 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.6
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An innkeeper murders a wealthy guest to pay off his debt, but his conscience will not allow him to get away with the crime so easily.

Director: James Young | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Caroline Frances Cooke, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Lorimer Johnston

Votes: 252

30. Der heilige Berg (1926)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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The dancer, Diotima, meets an engineer and skier, Karl, in his cottage in the mountains where they fall in love and have an affair. When Karl's young friend, Vigo, meets her she gives him ... See full summary »

Director: Arnold Fanck | Stars: Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Ernst Petersen, Frida Richard

Votes: 437

31. Bhagwa Zenda (1926)

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Director: K.P. Bhave

32. Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Rafael Sabatini's story of the swashbuckling era and of Bardeleys, the handsome courtier who could win any woman he set his mind to...and was not above boasting about it to all who would listen.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: John Gilbert, Eleanor Boardman, Roy D'Arcy, Lionel Belmore

Votes: 810

33. The Boob (1926)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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Idealistic farm boy Peter loves Amy whose fancy is urbane Harry. He discovers Harry is a rum runner and turns him over to prohibition agents, including Jane. May is at last impressed with ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gertrude Olmstead, George K. Arthur, Joan Crawford, Charles Murray

Votes: 346

34. The Sorrows of Satan (1926)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Geoffrey, a young and impoverished writer, is desperately in love with Mavis, who lives at his boardinghouse and is also pursuing a writing career. Unable to marry her because of his ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Ricardo Cortez, Carol Dempster, Lya De Putti

Votes: 153

35. Po zakonu (1926)

80 min | Drama

7.7
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A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two of the others. The two survivors, a husband ... See full summary »

Director: Lev Kuleshov | Stars: Aleksandra Khokhlova, Sergey Komarov, Vladimir Fogel, Pyotr Galadzhev

Votes: 537

36. What Price Glory (1926)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.3
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U.S. Marine sergeants Quirt and Flagg are inveterate romantic rivals on peacetime assignments in China and the Philippines. In 1917, W.W. I brings them to France, where Flagg, now a captain... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe, Dolores del Rio, William V. Mong

Votes: 282 | Gross: $0.70M

37. The Strong Man (1926)

75 min | Comedy

6.8
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A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Harry Langdon, Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor, William V. Mong

Votes: 571

38. For Heaven's Sake (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.6
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An irresponsible young millionaire changes his tune when he falls for the daughter of a downtown minister.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Noah Young, Jim Mason

Votes: 995

39. Secrets of a Soul (1926)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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A scientist is tormented by an irrational fear of knives and the irresistible compulsion to murder his wife.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Werner Krauss, Ruth Weyher, Ilka Grüning, Jack Trevor

Votes: 431

40. Beau Geste (1926)

101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes, Alice Joyce

Votes: 233

41. The Road to Mandalay (1926)

70 min | Drama

6.7
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A former captain tries to reunite with his daughter, twenty years after leaving her as an infant.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lois Moran, Owen Moore, Henry B. Walthall

Votes: 132

42. Kiki (1926)

108 min | Comedy

7.5
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Kiki, a poor young woman who sells newspapers on the street corners of Paris, is able to land a job singing and dancing at a nearby theater. While she is there, she invites herself into the... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Norma Talmadge, Ronald Colman, Gertrude Astor, Marc McDermott

Votes: 351

43. The Blackbird (1926)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Two thieves, the Blackbird and West End Bertie, fall in love with the same girl, a French nightclub performer named Fifi. Each man tries to outdo the other to win her heart.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Owen Moore, Renée Adorée, Doris Lloyd

Votes: 496

44. The American Venus (1926)

80 min | Comedy

7.6
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Mary Gray, whose father manufactures cold cream, is engaged to sappy Horace Niles, the son of Hugo Niles, the elder Gray's most competitive rival in the cosmetics business. Chip Armstrong, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Esther Ralston, Lawrence Gray, Ford Sterling, Fay Lanphier

Votes: 17

45. A Woman of the Sea (1926)

75 min | Drama

6.8
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Joan and Magdalen are the daughters of a fisherman. Magdalen leaves her fiancé, Peter, to run off to the big city. Joan and Peter marry. Magdalen's return years later causes trouble for the... See full summary »

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Edna Purviance, Raymond Bloomer, Charles K. French, Eve Southern

Votes: 31

46. Mannequin (1926)

70 min | Romance

8.1
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Director: James Cruze | Stars: Alice Joyce, Warner Baxter, Dolores Costello, Zasu Pitts

Votes: 7

47. The Devil's Circus (1926)

70 min | Drama

6.8
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The Devil's Circus is a 1926 silent drama film directed by Danish director Benjamin Christensen, based upon his screenplay. The film stars Norma Shearer and Charles Emmett Mack. It was the ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Norma Shearer, Charles Emmett Mack, Carmel Myers, John Miljan

Votes: 66

48. The Johnstown Flood (1926)

60 min | Drama

4.6
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Johnstown Flood tells a true story of heartbreak, heroism and the courage to survive. On a stormy day in May of 1889, the South Fork Dam explodes, unleashing a 40-foot wall of water. ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: George O'Brien, Florence Gilbert, Janet Gaynor, Anders Randolf

Votes: 25

49. Ella Cinders (1926)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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Poor Ella Cinders is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Colleen Moore, Lloyd Hughes, Vera Lewis, Doris Baker

Votes: 707

50. The Man Who Cheated Life (1926)

110 min | Drama, Horror

7.1
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For Balduin, going out to beer parties with his fellow students and fighting out disputes at the tip of the sword have lost their charms. He wants to find love; but how would he, a ... See full summary »

Director: Henrik Galeen | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Elizza La Porta, Fritz Alberti, Ágnes Eszterházy

Votes: 400