Most Popular Titles With Georges Méliès
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4. Le voyage à travers l'impossible (1904)
Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
Using every known means of transportation, several savants from the Geographic Society undertake a journey through the Alps to the Sun which finishes under the sea.
6. À la conquête du pôle (1912)
Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Adventure, Horror
Scientists from all over the world are meeting to discuss the best way to reach the North Pole. Professor Maboul demonstrates for them the innovative equipment that he has designed for the ... See full summary »
8. Org (1979)
Explores the complex relationship between the spirit, body, and mind. The film is a nightmare with closed eyes because it counts among the most terrible moments of my life, my second exile,... See full summary »
9. Cinderella (1899)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
A fairy godmother magically turns Cinderella's rags to a beautiful dress, and a pumpkin into a coach. Cinderella goes to the ball, where she meets the Prince - but will she remember to leave before the magic runs out?
1 min | Short, Horror
As an elegant maestro of mirage and delusion drapes his beautiful female assistant with a gauzy textile, much to our amazement, the lady vanishes into thin air.
12. Fortune Favors the Brave (1909)
Short, Drama, Fantasy
A young lad, the son of poor parents, goes out in search of a treasure which has been concealed for many years. He has been warned in advance that he will have to sacrifice much to come ... See full summary »
13. The Palace of Arabian Knights (1905)
14 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
A poor but honest young man wins the hand of a beautiful Princess after facing a series of exciting adventures involving apparitions, cartwheeling skeletons, a dragon, and plump dancing girls from the Folies Bergere.
17. Fairyland: A Kingdom of Fairies (1903)
Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
In this spectacular free adaptation of the popular theatre play "La Biche au Bois", the valiant Prince Bel-Azor pursues a baleful old witch to her impregnable castle, to save the beautiful young Princess Azurine.
20. Long Distance Wireless Photography (1908)
Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Sci-Fi
An eccentric photographer demonstrates the wonders of technology to a couple who want to be photographed by his innovative wireless procedure that accents one's inner personality. Are they prepared for the harsh truth of the camera's eye?
22. The Cake-Walk Infernal (1903)
5 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror
Deep into a vast cavern of the pitch-black inferno, a couple of professional dancers demonstrate the cakewalk that is currently so much in vogue, and now, everyone in the once-gloomy underworld is doing the crazy dance. Who is the best?
24. The Devil's Castle (1897)
3 min | Short, Horror
Released under different titles in France--and not surprisingly, often confused with its analogous 1896 movie, "Le Manoir du Diable (1896)"--Georges Méliès' Haunted Castle is considered, by all means, a remake.
25. Acid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter (2011)
145 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Acid scarred teenager Pheromone Labonza (aka Acid Head) is a vengeful, bloodsucking cannibal goth-girl killer that slashes her way though rural Buzzard Nuts County, N.Y.'s roadside and Vom College sorority House.
37. The Fat and the Lean Wrestling Match (1901)
2 min | Short, Comedy
Right in front of our very eyes, two attractive and feminine women metamorphose into two professional wrestlers who begin a no-holds-barred wrestling match.
39. Faust in Hell (1903)
6 min | Short, Fantasy
Scenes. 1. The Route to the Depths of Perdition (a Dazzingly Sensational New Effect.) 2. The Fantastical Ride. 3. The Gloomy Pass. 4. The Stream. 5. The Entrance to the Lower Regions. 6. ... See full summary »
42. The Eclipse: Courtship of the Sun and Moon (1907)
Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Fantasy, Romance
An astronomer of age, wealth, and erudition conducts classes in his home. His students are not always respectful, and he suffers their pranks and high jinks. Then, at noon, everything ... See full summary »
44. Whimsical Illusions (1910)
Not Rated | 5 min | Short
In this hand-colored short, a magician and his assistant do a series of magic tricks, including making potted plants appear, among others. Melies played the magician, and the actor Manuel played his assistant.
46. Le voyage de la famille Bourrichon (1913)
Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Comedy
The Bourrichon Family is in debt and must go on a journey to escape their creditors. But these creditors are persistent and pursue the family wherever they go, until the family must finally... See full summary »
Director: Georges Méliès
49. Une partie de cartes (1896)
Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Biography
In what is considered to be the first remake in the history of cinema, the grand French director, Georges Méliès, directs his very first short film, influenced by the Lumière Brothers' original story in "Partie d'écarté (1896)".