1920's films I have seen

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1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Not Rated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Votes: 47,653

2. Genuine (1920)

88 min | Horror

Extremely rare work of Robert Wiene. From the director and year of excellent "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" this work was eventually overshadowed by the success of Caligari. It has a dreamy atmosphere, like another world or something.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Fern Andra, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Ernst Gronau, Harald Paulsen

Votes: 734

3. The Golem (1920)

Unrated | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror

In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates the Golem - a giant creature made of clay. Using sorcery, he brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.

Directors: Carl Boese, Paul Wegener | Stars: Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück, Ernst Deutsch, Lyda Salmonova

Votes: 5,527

4. Power (1920)

99 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

An alien from the planet Algol gives a man a device that gives him superpowers.

Director: Hans Werckmeister | Stars: Emil Jannings, John Gottowt, Hans Adalbert Schlettow, Hanna Ralph

Votes: 104

5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)

Unrated | 49 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

Votes: 4,149

6. The Ouija Board (1920)

6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

An animator and a janitor are playing with a Ouija Board and Koko is haunted by a bunch of ghosts.

Director: Max Fleischer

Votes: 80

7. The Clown's Little Brother (1920)

5 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

Koko the Clown's little brother comes to visit and wreaks havoc in Max Fleischer's studio.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Star: Max Fleischer

Votes: 52

8. The Chinaman (1920)

Animation, Comedy, Short

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Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 35

9. 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: 8,348

10. 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: 4,302 | Gross: $0.01M

11. 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: 90,628 | Gross: $5.45M

12. Fishing (1921)

Animation, Comedy, Short

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Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 20

13. Invisible Ink (1921)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

A hand drawn clown begins interrupting an animator's attempt to draw which in turn leads to the animator spending all his efforts on trying to trap the clown.

Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 204

14. Modeling (1921)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

The Clown causes trouble for the Cartoonist, and a sculptor using the studio, when he escapes from his backdrop and hides in the wet clay of a bust.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Star: Max Fleischer

Votes: 107

15. The Haunted House (1921)

Unrated | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

A bank clerk ends up in a seemingly haunted house that is actually a thieves' hideout.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Edward F. Cline

Votes: 2,135

16. The Play House (1921)

23 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

After waking up from his wacky dream, a theater stage hand inadvertently causes havoc everywhere he works.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Monte Collins, Virginia Fox

Votes: 3,320

17. Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Pet (1921)

Not Rated | 11 min | Animation, Short

After eating a rarebit, a man has an odd dream in which his wife takes in a strange-looking animal that eats everything in sight and keeps growing until it threatens the entire city.

Director: Winsor McCay

Votes: 307

18. Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: The Flying House (1921)

11 min | Animation, Short

After eating rarebit, a woman has a strange dream in which her husband converts their home into a flying machine to escape having to pay the exorbitant interest on the mortgage. It takes them around the world and to the moon.

Director: Winsor McCay

Votes: 279

19. Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: Bug Vaudeville (1921)

12 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

After eating a cheese cake, a hobo falls asleep and dreams of a vaudeville show performed by bugs.

Director: Winsor McCay

Votes: 249

20. Lichtspiel Opus 1. (1921)

13 min | Animation, Short, Music

Against a dark background, several bright, curved or rounded shapes pulse towards the center of the screen, one at a time. They are followed by many other shapes, some irregular, some ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Ruttmann

Votes: 709

21. Opus II (1921)

4 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Walter Ruttmann

Votes: 272

23. 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: 78,154

24. 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: 9,645

25. Jumping Beans (1922)

Animation, Comedy, Short

Koko the Clown plants a jumping bean that becomes a beanstalk. Later, he creates duplicates of himself and attacks his creator.

Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 65

26. Bubbles (1922)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

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Director: Dave Fleischer | Star: Max Fleischer

Votes: 59

27. Cops (1922)

Unrated | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Family

A series of mishaps manages to make a young man get chased by a big city's entire police force.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline, Virginia Fox, Steve Murphy

Votes: 4,824

28. Felix Saves the Day (1922)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Boys playing back alley baseball improbably hold their afternoon game at the Polo Grounds. Felix the Cat takes action when his favored team seems poised to lose.

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 207

29. Felix Minds the Kid (1922)

Animation, Short, Comedy

After unsuccessfully trying to steal food from a fish market, Felix is promised by a man that if he watches the man's child, he will be fed a great meal. Unfortunately, the baby swallows a ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 47

30. Felix in the Swim (1922)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Felix lets a mouse out of a mousetrap. The mouse then offers to do Felix a favor--to help him sneak his friend out of the house so they can go swimming.

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 58

31. Felix Win's Out (1923)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Bored with life in town, Felix sees an opportunity for some excitement when a traveling circus passes through, so he joins up. One day he overhears the Skeleton Man propose to the Fat Lady,... See full summary »

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 30

32. Felix Gets Revenge (1922)

Animation, Short, Comedy

Felix strikes up a friendship with a small boy, but the boy's father won't let him keep Felix as a pet. Every time Felix tries to sneak into the house, the father throws him out, finally ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 15

33. Felix Lends a Hand (1922)

Animation, Short, Comedy

Trudging through the snow in his hometown, Felix sees a billboard advertising sunny Egypt, and says that he'd give four of his nine lives to be there rather than freezing in the snow. He ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 54

34. Felix Turns the Tide (1922)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Felix the Cat becomes a soldier when the rats declare war on the cats.

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 62

35. Das Wunder (1922)

3 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Walter Ruttmann

Votes: 117

36. Kodachrome Two-Color Test Shots No. III (1922)

5 min | Documentary, Short

Experimental film done by Eastman Kodak to test the abilities of Kodachrome film stock.

Votes: 170

37. Safety Last! (1923)

Not Rated | 70 min | Comedy, Thriller

A store clerk organizes a publicity stunt in which a friend climbs the outside of a tall building.

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young

Votes: 15,566 | Gross: $0.62M

38. Our Hospitality (1923)

Not Rated | 65 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.

Directors: John G. Blystone, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Keaton, Joe Roberts

Votes: 8,778

39. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (I) (1923)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

In fifteenth 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: 4,124 | Gross: $2.22M

40. Felix in Fairyland (1923)

9 min | Animation, Short

Felix is reading a book about Fairyland, and decides that it must be a wonderful place to be. Suddenly he hears a cry for help, and finds a fly stuck on a piece of flypaper. He rescues the ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 53

41. Felix Goes A-Hunting (1923)

Animation, Short, Comedy

A wife throws her husband out of the house, telling him not to return unless he brings her a fur coat. Deciding that the only way he'll get one is to make his own, he grabs his rifle and ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 36

42. Felix Gets Broadcasted (1923)

3 min | Animation, Short

Felix spots a fisherman on his way to his fishing spot, and figures he can follow the guy and grab a quick lunch by stealing his catch. Although he successfully nabs a few fish, the angler ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 46

43. Felix in Hollywood (1923)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A starving actor, reduced to trying his luck in the movies, travels to Hollywood. His cat, Felix, poses as a travel bag and comes along.

Director: Otto Messmer

Votes: 778

44. Rhythmus 23 (1923)

2 min | Animation, Short

Rhythm 23 (Rhythmus 23, 1923) is an extension of the same film but with more angles and overlays added, and adding lines rather than adhering to the squares of the original. It looks so ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Richter

Votes: 326

45. Bed Time (1923)

9 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

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Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 66

46. Trapped (1923)

Animation, Comedy, Short

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Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 47

47. The Einstein Theory of Relativity (1923)

20 min | Animation, Documentary, Short

An illustration of the basic principles of Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.

Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 34

48. Alice's Wonderland (1923)

12 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

Alice visits an animation studio, where the animators show her various scenes on their drawing boards. A few of them: a cat dancing to a cat band; a mouse poking at a (live) cat until it ... See full summary »

Director: Walt Disney | Stars: Virginia Davis, Margaret Davis, Walt Disney, Hugh Harman

Votes: 496

49. Surprise (1923)

Animation, Comedy, Short

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Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 5