With Georges Méliès (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. A Trip to the Moon (1898)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.5
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An astronomer falls asleep and has a strange dream involving a fairy queen and the Moon.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jehanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

Votes: 3,843

2. The House of the Devil (1896)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Horror

6.7
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With the help of a magic cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a variety of supernatural characters.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jehanne d'Alcy, Jules-Eugène Legris, Georges Méliès

Votes: 3,189

3. The Voyage Across the Impossible (1904)

Not Rated | 24 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.6
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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.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Fernande Albany, Jehanne d'Alcy, May de Lavergne

Votes: 3,424

4. Cinderella (1899)

Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Drama, Family

6.5
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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?

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Mlle Barral, Bleuette Bernon, Carmelli, Jehanne d'Alcy

Votes: 1,513

5. The Conquest of the Pole (1912)

Not Rated | 33 min | Short, Adventure, Horror

6.9
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Aboard the futuristic flying machine of his own invention, Professor Mabouloff and his team of intercultural explorers set off on yet another impossible expedition to North Pole's vast landscapes. What wonders await the bold adventurers?

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Fernande Albany

Votes: 940

6. The Kingdom of the Fairies (1903)

Not Rated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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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.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Marguerite Thévenard, Bleuette Bernon, André Deed

Votes: 1,448

7. The Conjuring of a Woman at the House of Robert Houdin (1896)

1 min | Short, Horror

6.3
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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.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jehanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,760

8. The Infernal Cauldron (1903)

2 min | Short, Horror

6.6
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Two demons throw helpless captives into a boiling cauldron, and then try to summon forth their spirits.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,493

9. The Damnation of Faust (1903)

6 min | Short, Fantasy

6.1
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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 »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 362

10. Card Party (1896)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Biography

5.1
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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)".

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Octavie Huvier, Gaston Méliès, Georges Méliès, Georgette Méliès

Votes: 982

11. Gulliver's Travels (1902)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Fantasy

6.5
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Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput, the inhabitants of which are no more than six inches tall. He later travels to Brobdingnag, a country populated by giants.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 836

12. The Hallucinations of Baron Munchausen (1911)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Fantasy

6.3
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After an evening of excessive wining and dining Baron Munchausen must be helped to bed by his servants. Once asleep, he has bizarre and frightening dreams.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 447

13. Grandmother's Story (1908)

Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Fantasy

5.4
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The old granny reads to a little girl from a book, and between paragraphs she tells the child of the wonders of Fairyland. Then, the child tiring, she places it affectionately in bed, and ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: André Méliès

Votes: 233

14. The Cake-Walk Infernal (1903)

Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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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?

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,013

15. The Hilarious Posters (1906)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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A wall full of advertising posters comes to life.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Henri Vilbert

Votes: 967

16. Tchin-Chao, the Chinese Conjuror (1904)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy

5.5
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As we are treated with a rare appearance from a true master of the miraculous Asian thaumaturgy, a fine display of multiplication commences, and a serene young geisha completes the enchantment. What does the Chinese conjurer have in mind?

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 773

17. L'affaire Dreyfus (1899)

13 min | Short, Biography, Drama

5.9
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Dramatized re-enactments of the events of the Dreyfus-affair from 1894 to 1899.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 581

18. The Monster (1903)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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Against a moonlit Egyptian backdrop duly encompassing the Sphinx, a narrator explains how a prince hires a mystic to bring back his beloved late wife.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,157

19. The Devil's Money Bags (1902)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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The setting of this fantastic scene represents the hall of an old chateau in which a miser has locked up seven large bags containing his wealth. Satan, who has made his way into the chateau... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 412

20. The Wonderful Living Fan (1904)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Fantasy

5.6
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The king of France receives a marvelous fan. The fan opens to reveal plain lace. This lace becomes pictures of women which then come to life an move in unison as their clothing changes.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 591

21. Robinson Crusoe (1903)

1 min | Drama, Short

5.4
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Robinson Crusoe and Friday fight with hostile natives, and eventually retire to their jungle cottage to relax.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: André Deed, Georges Méliès

Votes: 346

22. The Brahmin and the Butterfly (1901)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Fantasy

6.1
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A Brahmin comes upon a giant caterpillar, which turns into a cross between a butterfly and a girl: the Brahmin finally turns into a caterpillar.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 434

23. Faust and Marguerite (1904)

4 min | Short, Fantasy

5.5
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Old and burdened Faust sells his soul to the Devil for the exchange of youth and pleasures. He seduces Marguerite and is finally condemned to hell.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jeanne Calvière, Georges Méliès

Votes: 226

24. The Doctor's Secret (1910)

13 min | Short

5.6
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Doctors blow to pieces a patient in a hydrotherapy machine and re-assemble him.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 245

25. The Music Lover (1903)

3 min | Short, Comedy, Music

6.8
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The leader of a marching band demonstrates an unusual way of writing music.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,763

26. The Untamable Whiskers (1904)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Fantasy

6.3
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Through a rapid succession of drawings, ingenious disguises and soft dissolves, the director portrays a quick-sketch artist who transforms to various characters according to the static outlines on his chalkboard.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 1,064

27. The Human Fly (1902)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Fantasy

6.1
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An energetic Russian Cossack dancer who knows how to impress his audience with his extraordinary set of moves has a trick up his sleeve designed to capture applause.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 448

28. Misfortune Never Comes Alone (1903)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy

5.5
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The scene takes place in front of a barrack, where a young soldier is on duty --most laughable and comical.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 244

29. The Gigantic Devil (1901)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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A magnificent Venetian oratory. On the left a large bay window through which may be seen the Grand Canal of the city of Venice. In the centre a colonnade and a hemicycle; to the right is a ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 627

30. Decapitation in Turkey (1904)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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In a public place in Constantinople at the corner of a bazaar, the executioner is seated upon a stone and is resting from his daily labors while eating a crust of bread. Suddenly there come... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 426

31. Faust et Marguerite (1897)

Short

5.0
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Add a Plot

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Jehanne d'Alcy

Votes: 52

32. Pygmalion and Galatea (1898)

2 min | Short, Fantasy

5.2
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Showing Pygmalion at work in his studio on the statue of Galatea, who, on being completed, comes to life. He attempts to clasp her to his arms, when the bust leaves the body and crossing ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jehanne d'Alcy, Georges Méliès

Votes: 161

33. The Dwarf and the Giant (1901)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Fantasy

5.7
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Georges Méliès plays the main character, as he splits into two versions of himself, and changes size.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 331

34. The Legend of Rip Van Winkle (1905)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Pioneer filmmaker Georges Melies tells his version of the famous Washington Irving story of a man who takes a nap and wakes up 20 years later.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: André Méliès, Georges Méliès

Votes: 286

35. Murder Will Out (1899)

Short, Crime, Fantasy

6.1
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A lady is seated at her desk writing when a burglar enters and strangles her. He stabs her and after wrapping her in a sheet throws her in a trunk and then proceeds to steal her jewelry. He... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 27

36. The Cook in Trouble (1904)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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A cook has his hands full with three mischievous devils, who pop in and out of his kitchen.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 796

37. The Magic Lantern (1903)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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In this brief "trick film" two clowns assemble an enormous magic lantern which first projects moving images, then emits dancing girls.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Zizi Papillon

Votes: 712

38. The Mystical Flame (1903)

2 min | Short, Fantasy

5.1
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A juggler enters upon the scene, picks up a skull, throws it into the air, catches it in his hands, where it is transformed into a handkerchief. The handkerchief, after being twirled about ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jules-Eugène Legris, Georges Méliès

Votes: 164

39. Artist and the Dummy (1900)

1 min | Short, Comedy

4.8
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A woman replaces herself with a mannequin as a practical joke.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 197

40. Going to Bed with Difficulties (1900)

Not Rated | 2 min | Comedy, Short, Fantasy

6.7
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As if by magic, a weary traveller trying to undress, is foiled by his mutinous clothes as they teleport and multiply before his eyes, refusing to stay on the clothing rack.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 689

41. The Famous Box Trick (1898)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Fantasy

6.2
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From the depths of a plain wooden box, a skilful conjurer materializes a lively boy in a clown suit. Next, he takes a heavy battle-axe. What are his intentions?

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 571

42. Lightning Change Artist (1899)

Short, Comedy

4.6
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A man makes twenty complete changes in two minutes, combining with them dances. The changes are made in full sight of the audience. Biondi, Fregoli and Mons change behind the scenes.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 18

43. The Dancing Midget (1902)

3 min | Short

5.5
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This is an absolutely new and extraordinary subject. A juggler takes in succession about a dozen eggs out of his servant's mouth. He breaks all the eggs into a hat, and after having beaten ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 262

44. Marvelous Suspension (1902)

Short, Fantasy

5.8
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A large vase appears in the centre of the stage, and while it is being admired by a rather aged gentleman is suddenly transformed into a pretty girl. She comes down from the stand on which ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 18

45. Christ Walking on Water (1899)

Short

4.6
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Showing the rolling sea, upon which gradually appears a cloud of mist. From this evolves the figure of Christ, who proceeds to walk on the waves. The rolling movement of the water and the ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 17

46. A Moonlight Serenade; or, The Miser Punished (1904)

3 min | Short

5.5
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Pierrot comes to a miser's house to serenade his lover but he kicks him out. The lady on the moon offers him her hand. He serenades her till the greedy miser comes out and attempts to ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: André Deed, Georges Méliès

Votes: 219

47. Ten Ladies in One Umbrella (1903)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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The scene is similar to that seen at Coney Island, where a number of shows are constantly going on. A Juggler enters, dressed in promenade costume, with an overcoat hanging over his arm, a ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 325

48. The Bachelor's Paradise (1901)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short

5.6
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A bachelor meets with a magician to conjure the perfect mate.

Director: Georges Méliès

Votes: 290

49. The Oracle of Delphi (1903)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short, Fantasy

5.2
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A thief attempts to steal treasure from the tomb of Delphi when a spirit appears. He brings two statues come to life, who in turn transform to thief's head into that of a donkey.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 264

50. The Cook's Revenge (1900)

Not Rated | 1 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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To escape the manager's wrath, a naughty cook who caused a small disaster with his amorous advances to a delicious waitress, hides in a wooden cupboard and suffers an immediate and unforeseen punishment. But, is this truly the end?

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 386


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