Silent Movies:Early Years (1922-1913)

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1. Beauty's Worth (1922)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance

Prudence Cole is an unsophisticated Quaker girl being raised by her two aunts. Prudence is flirted with by snobbish Henry Garrison, who actually disdains the girl for her lack of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, June Elvidge, Truly Shattuck

Votes: 590

2. When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922)

120 min | Romance, Drama

Mary Tudor, sister of England's Henry VIII, causes a stir by falling in love with a guardsman below her class.

Director: Robert G. Vignola | Stars: Marion Davies, Forrest Stanley, Lyn Harding, Theresa Maxwell Conover

Votes: 834

3. Robin Hood (1922)

PG | 143 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

A nobleman becomes the vigilante Robin Hood who protects the oppressed English people from the tyrannical Prince John.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Wallace Beery, Sam De Grasse, Enid Bennett, Paul Dickey

Votes: 1,751 | Gross: $2.50M

4. Häxan (1922)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Fantasy, Horror

Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Elisabeth Christensen, Maren Pedersen, Clara Pontoppidan

Votes: 9,406

5. Beyond the Rocks (1922)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman marries an older millionaire and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman on her honeymoon.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Rudolph Valentino, Edythe Chapman, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 2,119 | Gross: $0.27M

6. Nanook of the North (1922)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Allakariallak, Alice Nevalinga, Cunayou, Allegoo

Votes: 9,094

7. Saturday Night (1922)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

Though betrothed to fellow socialite Richard, Iris weds her chauffeur Tom leaving Richard to marry the family laundress' daughter Shamrock. Class differences lead to divorces and remarriages.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Leatrice Joy, Conrad Nagel, Edith Roberts, Jack Mower

Votes: 57

9. Monte Cristo (1922)

Passed | 100 min | Drama, Romance

A film adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »

Director: Emmett J. Flynn | Stars: John Gilbert, Estelle Taylor, Robert McKim, William V. Mong

Votes: 264 | Gross: $0.25M

10. Tess of the Storm Country (1922)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama, Romance

Wealthy Elias Graves builds his home on the top of a hill, where a group of squatters have taken up residence at the bottom. Many of the men in the squatters' village have their eyes on ... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Mary Pickford, Lloyd Hughes, Gloria Hope, David Torrence

Votes: 374

11. The Seventh Day (1922)

60 min | Drama, Romance

A group of New York society folk on a yachting excursion are forced to put into a New England fishing village for repairs. The engaged couple Reggie and Patricia are taken with the quaint ... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Frank Losee, Leslie Stowe, Tammany Young

Votes: 69

12. Nosferatu (1922)

Not Rated | 81 min | Fantasy, Horror

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder

Votes: 76,989

14. Foolish Wives (1922)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Thriller

A con artist masquerades a Russian nobility and attempts to seduce the wife of an American diplomat.

Director: Erich von Stroheim | Stars: Rudolph Christians, Miss DuPont, Maude George, Mae Busch

Votes: 2,458 | Gross: $0.40M

15. Turn to the Right (1922)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Alice Terry, Jack Mulhall, Harry Myers, George Cooper

Votes: 8 | Gross: $0.11M

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16. Blood and Sand (1922)

PG | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

A toreador's familial and social life is threatened when he has an affair.

Directors: Fred Niblo, Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Rosa Rosanova, Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Leo White

Votes: 1,118

17. Lorna Doone (1922)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Romance

In 17th-century England, an outlaw clan kidnaps a young girl, who grows up among them. The farm boy who met her just before the kidnapping eventually rescues her, and they fall in love.

Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Madge Bellamy, John Bowers, Frank Keenan, Jack McDonald

Votes: 232

18. The Third Alarm (1922)

70 min | Drama

Fireman Dan McDowell has been taking care of the fire horses for many years, but when the department becomes motorized, the beloved horses are sold off. Efforts to train Dan to drive the new fire trucks fail, and he's forced to retire.

Director: Emory Johnson | Stars: Ralph Lewis, Johnnie Walker, Ella Hall, Virginia True Boardman

Votes: 12

19. Grandma's Boy (1922)

Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Family

A meek young man must find the courage within when a rogue tramp menaces his home town.

Director: Fred C. Newmeyer | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Anna Townsend, Charles Stevenson

Votes: 1,437 | Gross: $0.26M

20. Crainquebille (1922)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama

A poor vegetable peddler in Paris runs afoul of the law and finds himself ground up in the cogs of the corrupt French judicial system.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Maurice de Féraudy, Félix Oudart, Jean Forest, Marguerite Carré

Votes: 274

21. The Young Rajah (1922)

Passed | 54 min | Romance, Drama

A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Wanda Hawley, Pat Moore, Charles Ogle

Votes: 331 | Gross: $0.24M

22. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)

Not Rated | 242 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede-Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Alfred Abel

Votes: 6,140

24. The Prisoner of Zenda (1922)

Not Rated | 125 min | Adventure, Romance

When the king is drugged and abducted by his ambitious brother, a lookalike relative must take his place to keep the evil sibling off the throne.

Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Lewis Stone, Alice Terry, Robert Edeson, Stuart Holmes

Votes: 359

25. Manslaughter (1922)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

Society-girl thrill seeker Lydia causes the death of motorcycle policeman and is prosecuted by her fiancé Daniel who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms and Daniel becomes a wasted alcoholic.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Leatrice Joy, Thomas Meighan, Lois Wilson, John Miltern

Votes: 346 | Gross: $1.20M

27. Othello (1922)

TV-PG | 79 min | Drama, Romance

Based on Shakespeare's play: The treacherous Iago plans to ruin the life of Othello by provoking him to jealousy.

Director: Dimitri Buchowetzki | Stars: Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss, Ica von Lenkeffy, Theodor Loos

Votes: 210

28. Moran of the Lady Letty (1922)

Passed | 68 min | Adventure

A milquetoast young man of society toughens up once he's shanghaied and falls for the captain's tomboy daughter.

Director: George Melford | Stars: Dorothy Dalton, Charles Brinley, Emil Jorgenson, Rudolph Valentino

Votes: 272

29. 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

Votes: 122

30. Salomé (1922)

Not Rated | 72 min | Biography, Drama, History

Salome, the daughter of Herodias, seduces her step-father/uncle Herod, governor of Judea, with a salacious dance. In return, he promises her the head of the prophet John the Baptist.

Directors: Charles Bryant, Alla Nazimova | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Nigel De Brulier, Mitchell Lewis, Rose Dione

Votes: 621

31. Phantom (1922)

TV-PG | 125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

A shiftless young man becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman and yearns to find her again.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Alfred Abel, Frida Richard, Aud Egede-Nissen, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Votes: 1,291

32. Lucrezia Borgia (1922)

75 min | Drama, History, War

Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, has three adult children: Juan, who is virtuous and has a sweetheart who is a woman of the people, Lucrezia, who is virtuous and wants to marry Alfonso, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Liane Haid, Albert Bassermann, Paul Wegener

Votes: 50

33. The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)

100 min | Drama, History

The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke, Paul Biensfeldt, Friedrich Kühne

Votes: 395

34. The Kid (1921)

Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Votes: 88,705 | Gross: $5.45M

35. Tol'able David (1921)

99 min | Drama

When three thuggish men are responsible for the death of his father and the crippling of his brother, young David must choose between supporting his family or risking his life and exacting vengeance.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis, Ernest Torrence

Votes: 1,609

36. The Phantom Carriage (1921)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

On New Year's Eve, the driver of a ghostly carriage forces a drunken man to reflect on his selfish, wasted life.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm

Votes: 8,087

37. The Affairs of Anatol (1921)

Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

Socialite Anatol Spencer seeks a better relation that he has with his wife. He sets up the friend of his youth Emilie in an apartment only to have her two-time him. He comforts the near ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Wallace Reid, Gloria Swanson, Wanda Hawley, Theodore Roberts

Votes: 1,149

38. Theodora (1921)

Drama

Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But a love affair with a handsome Greek whom she meets in ... See full summary »

Director: Leopoldo Carlucci | Stars: Rita Jolivet, Ferruccio Biancini, René Maupré, Emilia Rosini

Votes: 9

39. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)

Passed | 150 min | Drama, Romance, War

An extended family split up in France and Germany find themselves on opposing sides of the battlefield during World War I.

Director: Rex Ingram | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, Pomeroy Cannon, Josef Swickard

Votes: 2,804 | Gross: $9.20M

41. Der müde Tod (1921)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

When a woman's fiancé disappears, Death gives her three chances to save him from his fate.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke, Hans Sternberg

Votes: 4,174 | Gross: $0.01M

44. The Sheik (1921)

Unrated | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A charming Arabian sheik becomes infatuated with an adventurous, modern-thinking Englishwoman and abducts her to his home in the Saharan desert.

Director: George Melford | Stars: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Ruth Miller, George Waggner

Votes: 2,766

45. Seven Years Bad Luck (1921)

TV-G | 62 min | Comedy

After breaking a mirror in his home, superstitious Max tries to avoid situations which could bring bad luck-- but in doing so, causes himself the worst luck imaginable.

Director: Max Linder | Stars: Max Linder, Alta Allen, Ralph McCullough, Betty K. Peterson

Votes: 837

46. Orphans of the Storm (1921)

Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, History, Romance

Two orphaned sisters are caught up in the turmoil of the French Revolution, encountering misery and love along the way.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Joseph Schildkraut, Frank Losee

Votes: 4,198 | Gross: $0.79M

47. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921)

112 min | Drama

An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

Directors: Alfred E. Green, Jack Pickford | Stars: Mary Pickford, Claude Gillingwater, Joseph J. Dowling, James A. Marcus

Votes: 239 | Gross: $0.90M

48. Johan (1921)

84 min | Drama

On a farm in up-country Sweden, an enigmatic stranger comes to a conservative peasant community and seduces a farmer's wife.

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Jenny Hasselqvist, Mathias Taube, Hildegard Harring, Urho Somersalmi

Votes: 173

49. The Wildcat (1921)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance