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1. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
Passed | 93 min | Horror
A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.
Directors: Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney, Ernst Laemmle, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe
Votes: 19,045 | Gross: $3.75M
2. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (I) (1923)
Passed | 133 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
In 15th-century Paris, the brother of the archdeacon plots with the gypsy king to foment a peasant revolt. Meanwhile, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen.
Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester
Votes: 5,724 | Gross: $2.22M
3. London After Midnight (1927)
Passed | 69 min | Horror
The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?
Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams
Votes: 1,409 | Gross: $0.52M
4. The Unknown (1927)
Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.
Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford, Nick De Ruiz
Votes: 8,329 | Gross: $0.41M
5. The Last Circus (2010)
R | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A young trapeze artist must decide between her lust for Sergio, the Happy Clown, or her affection for Javier, the Sad Clown, both of whom are deeply disturbed.
Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Carlos Areces, Antonio de la Torre, Carolina Bang, Manuel Tallafé
Votes: 14,722 | Gross: $0.04M
6. He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
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: 4,001 | Gross: $0.19M
7. The Unholy Three (1925)
Passed | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" and commit a series of robberies.
Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore, Victor McLaglen
Votes: 2,025 | Gross: $0.70M
8. West of Zanzibar (1928)
TV-G | 65 min | Drama, Mystery
A magician seeks vengeance upon the man who paralyzed him and the illegitimate daughter he sired with the magician's wife.
Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan, Warner Baxter
Votes: 1,842 | Gross: $0.92M
9. The Unholy Three (1930)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
"Talkie" remake of Tod Browning's 1925 silent film. A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks.
Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lila Lee, Elliott Nugent, Harry Earles
10. Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
Passed | 73 min | Drama
A professional clown and a self-indulgent count learn to help each other with their problems, but then become romantic rivals.
Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Lon Chaney, Bernard Siegel, Loretta Young, Cissy Fitzgerald
11. The Penalty (1920)
Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
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
12. Oliver Twist (I) (1922)
Passed | 98 min | Drama
An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Jackie Coogan, James A. Marcus, Aggie Herring, Lewis Sargent
Votes: 898 | Gross: $4.36M
13. Suspense (1913)
Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Drama, Horror
Abandoned by her maidservant in an isolated country house, a new mother must protect herself and her baby from an invading tramp while her husband races home in a stolen car to save them.
Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Lois Weber, Val Paul, Douglas Gerrard, Sam Kaufman
14. Where East Is East (1929)
Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When an animal trapper in Indo-China finds that his daughter's fiancé is being successfully seduced by her estranged mother, he takes appropriate action.
Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lupe Velez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes
15. Victory (1919)
Not Rated | 62 min | Drama, Romance
Axel Heyst, an uncommitted wanderer, has settled on an island in the South Seas. He takes pity on a troubled young woman, Lena, and gives her refuge on her island. But the piratical Mr. ... See full summary »
Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Wallace Beery, Ben Deeley
16. Outside the Law (1920)
Passed | 75 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
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
17. The Wicked Darling (1919)
59 min | Drama, Crime
A slum girl is forced to steal for a living. After she swipes a rich society's matron's necklace, she hides out at the home of a man who turns out to be the socialite's former fiance.
Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Priscilla Dean, Wellington A. Playter, Lon Chaney, Spottiswoode Aitken
18. The Blackbird (1926)
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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: 808 | Gross: $0.25M
19. The Miracle Man (1919)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
A gang consisting of the Frog, who can dislocate his limbs; the Dope, a drug addict; Rose, who poses as the Dope's brutalized mistress; and Burke, the leader; prey on the sympathies and ... See full summary »
Director: George Loane Tucker | Stars: Thomas Meighan, Betty Compson, Lon Chaney, J.M. Dumont
Votes: 250 | Gross: $3.00M
20. The Monster (1925)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
A meek clerk who doubles as an amateur detective investigates some very strange goings-on at a remote mental sanitarium.
Director: Roland West | Stars: Lon Chaney, Gertrude Olmstead, Hallam Cooley, Johnny Arthur
21. The Ace of Hearts (1921)
Passed | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A romantic rivalry among members of a secret society becomes even tenser when one of the men is assigned to carry out an assassination.
Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Leatrice Joy, John Bowers, Lon Chaney, Hardee Kirkland
22. Mr. Wu (1927)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance
When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance.
Director: William Nigh | Stars: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Renée Adorée, Holmes Herbert
Votes: 685 | Gross: $0.47M
23. All the Brothers Were Valiant (1923)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Joel Shore is made captain of the whaling schooner formerly headed by his courageous and admired brother, Mark, who was lost at sea. Accompanied by his bride, who suspects Joel to have a cowardly heart, they set sail for a whale hunt.
Director: Irvin Willat | Stars: Malcolm McGregor, Billie Dove, Lon Chaney, William Orlamond
24. While Paris Sleeps (1923)
60 min | Drama, Horror
A sculptor loves his lovely model, but she cares nothing for him. When she is attracted to an American man, the sculptor becomes insanely jealous. So he plans to kill his rival with the ... See full summary »
Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mildred Manning, John Gilbert, Hardee Kirkland
25. The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918)
70 min | Drama, History, War
A propagandistic view of the First World War, showing the political greed of the German Kaiser Wilhelm, the resistance of some of his own soldiers, and fanciful prediction of the nature of the war's end.
Director: Rupert Julian | Stars: Rupert Julian, Elmo Lincoln, Nigel De Brulier, Lon Chaney
26. Thunder (1929)
Passed | 86 min | Action, Drama, Romance
"Grumpy" Anderson is an old railroad engineer that is obsessed with keeping his train on schedule, no matter the cost. His two sons are also rail men, but don't share his single mindedness,... See full summary »
Director: William Nigh | Stars: Lon Chaney, Phyllis Haver, James Murray, Tom Keene
27. The Trap (1922)
60 min | Drama
A miner's happiness is destroyed when a rival steals his mine. He becomes obsessed with revenge, and plans a trap for the man who took his mine.
Director: Robert Thornby | Stars: Lon Chaney, Alan Hale, Dagmar Godowsky, Stanley Goethals
28. Nomads of the North (1920)
109 min | Drama
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
29. Tell It to the Marines (1926)
Passed | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: 1,589 | Gross: $0.74M
30. Treasure Island (1920)
76 min | Adventure
Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint, in this adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Shirley Mason, Josie Melville, Al W. Filson, Wilton Taylor
31. Daredevil Jack (1920)
Passed | 330 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Jack Derry accidentally becomes involved in a mystery surrounding Glory Billings, when fate makes him her rescuer in a kidnapping episode.
Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jack Dempsey, Josie Sedgwick, Herschel Mayall, Albert R. Cody
32. Damon and Pythias (1914)
100 min | Drama
After a prologue which shows several aerial views of the Acropolis, the story begins. The friendship of Damon, the senator, and Pythias, the soldier, is famous in Ancient Syracuse. Because ... See full summary »
Director: Otis Turner | Stars: William Worthington, Herbert Rawlinson, Cleo Madison, Ann Little
33. The Shock (1923)
Passed | 96 min | Drama
A gang of blackmailers sends a cripple to San Francisco to expose a banker they have been blackmailing. However, the cripple meets and falls in love with the banker's daughter.
Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Lon Chaney, Virginia Valli, Jack Mower, William Welsh
34. The Big City (1928)
70 min | Crime, Drama
Rivalry between two gangs of thieves. The sympathetic group reforms; the others are brought to justice.
Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, James Murray, Betty Compson
35. Mockery (1927)
75 min | Drama, Romance
During the Russian Revolution, a mentally challenged peasant saves then obsesses over a beautiful countess.
Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Lon Chaney, Ricardo Cortez, Barbara Bedford, Mack Swain
Votes: 521 | Gross: $0.45M
36. Triumph (1917)
50 min | Drama
While awaiting the train to Broadway, Nell Baxter meets the leading man of a repertory company to whom she confides her ambitions. Upon arriving in the city, Nell attracts the lascivious ... See full summary »
Director: Joseph De Grasse | Stars: Dorothy Phillips, Lon Chaney, William Stowell, William Dyer
37. The Road to Mandalay (1926)
Passed | 70 min | Drama
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
38. Flesh and Blood (1922)
Passed | 74 min | Drama
A convict hiding in Chinatown assumes the identity of a cripple to track down a businessman who framed him 15 years previously. He discovers that his daughter has fallen in love with the businessman's son.
Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Lon Chaney, Edith Roberts, Noah Beery, DeWitt Jennings
39. The False Faces (1919)
96 min | Drama, War
During World War I, a professional thief known as The Lone Wolf is assigned to steal a cylinder with important information from behind the German lines and bring it to Allied intelligence ... See full summary »
Director: Irvin Willat | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Mary Anderson, Lon Chaney, Milton Ross
40. The Light in the Dark (1922)
70 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Poor Bessie MacGregor is struck by the automobile of wealthy Mrs. Templeton Orrin and is taken home to live with her. But Bessie leaves when Mrs. Orrin's brother, J. Warburton Ashe, trifles... See full summary »
Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Hope Hampton, E.K. Lincoln, Lon Chaney, Theresa Maxwell Conover
41. A Blind Bargain (1922)
57 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In return for money and medical aid for his invalid mother, struggling author Robert Sandell agrees to subject himself to experiments by Dr. Lamb, who claims he is trying to extend the ... See full summary »
Director: Wallace Worsley | Stars: Lon Chaney, Raymond McKee, Virginia True Boardman, Fontaine La Rue
42. While the City Sleeps (1928)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A tough New York cop is determined to bring down a crook who has always managed to provide an alibi for the crimes he's been accused of, even though the detective knows he's guilty of committing them.
Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Lon Chaney, Anita Page, Carroll Nye, Wheeler Oakman
43. Shadows (1922)
Passed | 70 min | Drama
A dying Chinese man converts to Christianity in order to stop a friend from being blackmailed.
Director: Tom Forman | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marguerite De La Motte, Harrison Ford, John St. Polis
44. The Trey o' Hearts (1914)
310 min | Adventure
A crippled old man and his daughter plot to kill a young man they mistakenly believe was responsible for the man's injury. Matters get complicated when his other daughter, who is a twin, falls in love with the intended victim.
Directors: Wilfred Lucas, Henry MacRae | Stars: Cleo Madison, George Larkin, Edward Sloman, Tom Walsh
45. Bits of Life (1921)
60 min | Drama
Episode 1: The Bad Samaritan. Tom Levitt, half-breed son of a Chinese and a white woman, is the victim of brutality during his boyhood and becomes a criminal. A friend, released from jail, ... See full summary »
Directors: James Flood, Marshall Neilan, William J. Scully | Stars: Wesley Barry, Rockliffe Fellowes, Lon Chaney, Noah Beery
46. The Tower of Lies (1925)
Passed | 70 min | Drama
After his beloved daughter leaves for the city to pay off his debt, an old farmer goes mad when her letters become less frequent and it is suspected she may be using her body to get the money.
Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Norma Shearer, Lon Chaney, Ian Keith, Claire McDowell
Votes: 113 | Gross: $0.22M
47. When Bearcat Went Dry (1919)
57 min | Drama
Bearcat Turner Stacy loves Blossom Fulkerson and promises her to give up drinking. Turner s after is arrested and he finds Blossom in the arms of Jerry Henderson. Kindard Powers attacks ... See full summary »
Director: Oliver L. Sellers | Stars: Vangie Valentine, Walt Whitman, Bernard J. Durning, Winter Hall
48. The Oubliette (1914)
29 min | Short, Drama, History
Francois Villon, vagabond, poet and philosopher, and his friend Colin, leave the vagabond camp and start for Paris. En route to that city, Villon's heart is touched at sight of the eviction... See full summary »
Director: Charles Giblyn | Stars: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, Lon Chaney, Doc Crane
49. 1925 Studio Tour (1925)
Unrated | 32 min | Documentary, Short
A tour of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio in 1925 is given to meet the people who make the movies there and see how movies are made.
Stars: Mrs. M.F. Lee, Carey Wilson, Howard Hawks, Agnes Christine Johnston
50. Paid in Advance (1919)
60 min | Drama
In the northwestern wilderness of Alaska, an innocent young girl falls into the clutches of a band of evil men of the gold fields.
Director: Allen Holubar | Stars: Dorothy Phillips, Joseph W. Girard, Lon Chaney, Priscilla Dean