Feature Film, Released between 1916-01-01 and 1916-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

Passed | 197 min | Drama, History

7.7
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99 Metascore

The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, F.A. Turner

Votes: 14,083 | Gross: $2.18M

2. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)

Passed | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A French professor and his daughter accompany Captain Nemo on an adventure aboard a submarine.

Director: Stuart Paton | Stars: Allen Holubar, Dan Hanlon, Edna Pendleton, Curtis Benton

Votes: 1,525 | Gross: $8.00M

3. Shoes (1916)

60 min | Drama

6.8
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A young woman grows tired of providing for her family.

Director: Lois Weber | Stars: Mary MacLaren, Harry Griffith, Mattie Witting, Jessie Arnold

Votes: 391

4. The Blacklist (1916)

50 min | Drama

6.8
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Based on the 1915 Colorado miners strike. Warren Harcourt, the coal company manager, comes to the scene. This causes a chain of events that will change the current status quo.

Director: William C. de Mille | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles Clary, Ernest Joy, William Elmer

Votes: 11

5. The Dumb Girl of Portici (1916)

112 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.4
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Fenella, a poor Italian girl, falls in love with a Spanish nobleman, but their affair triggers a revolution and national catastrophe.

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Anna Pavlova, Rupert Julian, Wadsworth Harris, Douglas Gerrard

Votes: 97

6. Sherlock Holmes (1916)

Not Rated | 116 min | Mystery

6.4
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When a couple of swindlers hold young Alice Faulkner against her will in order to discover the whereabouts of letters which could spell scandal for the royal family, Sherlock Holmes is on the case.

Director: Arthur Berthelet | Stars: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding

Votes: 317

7. Joan the Woman (1916)

Passed | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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A WWI English officer is inspired the night before a dangerous mission by a vision of Joan of Arc, whose story he relives.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Geraldine Farrar, Raymond Hatton, Hobart Bosworth, Theodore Roberts

Votes: 508 | Gross: $1.32M

8. Judex (1916)

Not Rated | 300 min | Adventure, Crime

7.4
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A twelve part serial following the adventures of the masked vigilante Judex as he fights against criminals led by the corrupt banker Favrauxom.

Director: Louis Feuillade | Stars: René Cresté, Musidora, René Poyen, Édouard Mathé

Votes: 878

9. The Warrior (1916)

95 min | Action, Drama, War

6.0
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A soldier of near-superhuman strength fights battles in the First World War and wages a private war to rescue a young woman from the castle where she is imprisoned.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Fido Schirru, Valentina Frascaroli, Enrico Gemelli

Votes: 80

10. Snow White (I) (1916)

Unrated | 63 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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Snow White is a motherless princess, who arouses the jealousy and hatred of Mary Jane, her mother's former lady-in-waiting, who is the ugliest woman in the kingdom, but aspires to the ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Dorothy Cumming, Creighton Hale, Lionel Braham, Alice Washburn

Votes: 350

11. Vingarne (1916)

69 min | Drama

5.8
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An adaptation of Herman Bang's 1902 novel "Mikaël." A sculptor befriends a young painter who becomes his model. Their friendship is thrown into turmoil when they both fall in love with the same woman.

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Nils Asther, Lili Beck, Egil Eide, Lars Hanson

Votes: 102

12. The Fall of a Nation (1916)

Drama

5.1
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Three acts and a prologue. Act 1: A nation falls. Act 2: The heel of the conqueror. Act 3: The uprising two years later.

Director: Thomas Dixon Jr. | Stars: Lorraine Huling, Percy Standing, Arthur Shirley, Flora Macdonald

Votes: 66

13. A Daughter of the Gods (1916)

Passed | 180 min | Drama

7.2
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A sultan agrees to help an wicked witch destroy a mysterious young lady, if the witch will bring his young son back from the dead with magic.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Annette Kellerman, William E. Shay, Hal De Forest, Marcelle Hontabat

Votes: 33

14. The Half-Breed (1916)

73 min | Western

6.5
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An outcast named Lo Dorman encounters a young woman lost in the woods. He defends her from danger in the forest and from Sheriff Dunn.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Alma Rubens, Sam De Grasse, Tom Wilson

Votes: 146

15. The Queen of Spades (1916)

63 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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While hosting a game of cards one night, Narumov tells his friends a story about his grandmother, a Countess. As a young woman, she had once incurred an enormous gambling debt, which she ... See full summary »

Director: Yakov Protazanov | Stars: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova, Nikolai Panov

Votes: 621

16. Romeo and Juliet (I) (1916)

70 min | Drama

6.0
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Shakespeare's classic tale of ill-fated lovers whose deaths bring peace to their warring families.

Director: J. Gordon Edwards | Stars: Theda Bara, Harry Hilliard, Glen White, Walter Law

Votes: 7

17. Dödskyssen (1916)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Dr Monro is found dead in his home. Three people are testifying before the police about what happened.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Albin Lavén, Mathias Taube, Wanda Rothgardt

Votes: 201

18. Hell's Hinges (1916)

Unrated | 64 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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In the wayward western town known as Hell's Hinges, a local tough guy is reformed by the faith of a good woman.

Directors: Charles Swickard, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth

Votes: 845

19. The End of the World (1916)

77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A comet, passing by Earth, causes rioting, social unrest, and major disasters that destroy the world.

Director: August Blom | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Carl Lauritzen, Ebba Thomsen, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Votes: 296

20. The Good Bad-Man (1916)

50 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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An outlaw calling himself Passin' Through halts his "evil" ways long enough to help out some children in difficulty.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Sam De Grasse, Pomeroy Cannon, Joseph Singleton

Votes: 170

21. The Mysteries of Myra (1916)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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Myra Maynard, is plagued by a wide variety of metaphysical assaults by the corrupt Black Order, a secret organization which uses magic, curses and any supernatural means possible to achieve its ends.

Directors: Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Jean Sothern, Howard Estabrook, Allan Murnane, M.W. Rale

Votes: 14

22. The Right to Be Happy (1916)

50 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Scrooge was a "grouch," the greatest the world of literature has ever known. His former partner, Jacob Marley, had been dead more than seven years when the eventful Christmas Eve closed in ... See full summary »

Director: Rupert Julian | Stars: Rupert Julian, John Cook, Claire McDowell, Frankie Lee

Votes: 15

23. The Fatal Glass of Beer (1916)

5.7
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An ex-convict reunites with his father.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Jack Brammall, Elmo Lincoln, Tully Marshall, Teddy Sampson

Votes: 13

24. Where Are My Children? (1916)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

6.3
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A District Attorney's outspoken stand on abortion gets him in trouble with the local community.

Directors: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber | Stars: Tyrone Power Sr., Mrs. Tyrone Power, Marie Walcamp, Cora Drew

Votes: 602

25. Friday the 13th (1916)

Drama

5.9
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When a judge is financially ruined by Peter Brownley, a Wall Street millionaire, his daughter seeks revenge by getting a job in the tycoon's office. She manages to discover information that... See full summary »

Director: Emile Chautard | Stars: Robert Warwick, Clarence Harvey, Charles Brandt, Gerda Holmes

Votes: 40

27. The Price of Silence (1916)

50 min | Drama

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A woman gives up her illegitimate child, and then marries without telling her new husband about the child. A copy exists in the Archives du Film du CNC according to the American Silent Feature Film Survival Database.

Director: Joseph De Grasse | Stars: Dorothy Phillips, Vola Vale, Jack Mulhall, Lon Chaney

28. The Crimson Stain Mystery (1916)

Horror, Mystery

5.6
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In attempting to develop a chemical which would make a person super-intelligent, Dr. Montrose fails and the subjects of his experiments metamorphose into hideous monsters who band together ... See full summary »

Director: T. Hayes Hunter | Stars: Maurice Costello, Ethel Grandin, Thomas J. McGrane, Olga Olonova

Votes: 5

29. Beatrice Fairfax (1916)

300 min | Action, Adventure

7.7
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Serial in 15 parts about a female crime-fighting reporter.

Directors: Leopold Wharton, Theodore Wharton | Stars: Harry Fox, Grace Darling, Allan Murnane, Nigel Barrie

Votes: 53

30. East Lynne (1916)

Passed | 50 min | Drama

5.9
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Miscasting of everybody's favorite vamp as the long-suffering Lady Isabel cast in a modern setting.

Director: Bertram Bracken | Stars: Theda Bara, Ben Deeley, Stuart Holmes, Claire Whitney

Votes: 16

31. Peggy (1916)

70 min | Comedy

4.9
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Peggy Cameron, a New York high society favorite, suddenly must move to the moors when her uncle and guardian, Andrew Cameron, insists that she come live with him in Scotland. Despite the ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Giblyn, Thomas H. Ince | Stars: Billie Burke, William H. Thompson, William Desmond, Charles Ray

Votes: 13

32. Blind Justice (1916)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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A criminal escapes from prison, however a betrayal leads to his second arrest.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup, Charles Wilken

Votes: 269

33. War Brides (1916)

Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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Joan is loved by a young man of the village and they are married. In a few weeks the husband, a soldier, is sent to the war-front along with his three brothers. Word is received that her ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Alla Nazimova, Charles Hutchison, Charles Bryant, William Bailey

Votes: 8

34. The Patriot (1916)

50 min | Western

7.4
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Bob Wiley, a veteran and a patriot, discovers gold on his New Mexico ranch. He mines it secretly, hoping to build up a fortune for his son Bobby. But his secret is found out, and corrupt ... See full summary »

Director: William S. Hart | Stars: William S. Hart, Georgie Stone, Francis Carpenter, Joe Goodboy

Votes: 7

35. Gloria's Romance (1916)

Passed | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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An adventurous young girl in Florida gets herself lost in the Everglades and finds terror and excitement, as well as the rivalry of two men in love with her.

Directors: Walter Edwin, Campbell Gollan | Stars: Billie Burke, Henry Kolker, David Powell, William Roselle

Votes: 19

36. The Mutiny of the Bounty (1916)

55 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Director: Raymond Longford | Stars: George Cross, John Storm, D.L. Dalziel, Wilton Power

Votes: 19

37. The Garden of Allah (1916)

100 min | Drama

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When her mother elopes with a lover and her father dies cursing the name of God, Domini Enfilden attempts to forget her pain in Beni Mora, an oasis in the Sahara. At the desert hotel, she ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Campbell | Stars: Helen Ware, Tom Santschi, Will Machin, Matt Snyder

38. The Eternal Sappho (1916)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama

9.2
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From Alphonse Daudet's 1884 novel comes a variation: A scheme by a beautiful vamp to marry a wealthy young man fails, and the woman returns to her former lover, a sculptor. She is shocked ... See full summary »

Director: Bertram Bracken | Stars: Theda Bara, James Cooley, Walter P. Lewis, Hattie Delaro

Votes: 5

39. The Place Beyond the Winds (1916)

50 min | Drama

6.2
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Priscilla Glenn is a product of the woods, a wild, impulsive, nature-loving child. Her father is her antithesis, seeing none of the beauties of nature, thinking women only creatures to be ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph De Grasse | Stars: Dorothy Phillips, Jack Mulhall, Lon Chaney, Joseph De Grasse

Votes: 13

40. Daphne and the Pirate (1916)

50 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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Philip de Mornay, a courtier in the French royal court of the 18th century, falls in love with Daphne La Tour, the daughter of a nobleman. Knowing that her family would never approve of ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Lillian Gish, Elliott Dexter, Walter Long, Howard Gaye

Votes: 47

41. Macbeth (1916)

80 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Shakespeare's tragedy of the Scots nobleman whose ambition leads him to betrayal, murder, and damnation.

Director: John Emerson | Stars: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Constance Collier, Wilfred Lucas, Spottiswoode Aitken

Votes: 14

42. His Picture in the Papers (1916)

Not Rated | 62 min | Comedy

5.9
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A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, ... See full summary »

Director: John Emerson | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Clarence Handyside, Rene Boucicault, Jean Temple

Votes: 127

43. Snow White (II) (1916)

116 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

3.8
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"Mirror, mirror on the wall who's the fairest of them all?" The Wicked Queen knows that the looking glass will always answer, "you are." But one day, the magic mirror has something new to ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Weston | Stars: Aimee Ehrlich, Ruth Richie, Eleanor Assmus, Patsy Grace Lichtenburg

Votes: 26

44. The Aryan (1916)

50 min | Western

6.5
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Steve Denton, rich from years of prospecting, is fleeced by the citizens of Yellow Ridge. In his rage, he kidnaps the woman most responsible and makes her his slave in a desert hideaway. He... See full summary »

Directors: Reginald Barker, William S. Hart, Clifford Smith | Stars: William S. Hart, Gertrude Claire, Charles K. French, Louise Glaum

Votes: 25

45. Diane of the Follies (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A strait-laced amateur sociologist, Phillips Christy, from a wealthy family subscribes to the theory that people are shaped by their environment. When he falls in love with Diane, a ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Lillian Gish, Sam De Grasse, Howard Gaye, Lillian Langdon

Votes: 49

46. Homunculus, 1. Teil (1916)

69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Part of the artificial-creature series encompassing Der Golem (1914 and 1920), Alraune (1918, 1928, 1930) and Metropolis (1926), 'Homunculus' was the most popular serial in Germany during ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Rippert | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Ernst Ludwig, Adolf Paul, Albert Paul

Votes: 74

47. Hoffmanns Erzählungen (1916)

67 min | Fantasy

6.3
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Characteristic for Hoffmann's work is his life-long fight against rationalism and for the revelation of nature morte, culminating mostly in carnival-like scenes anticipating literary techniques

Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Kurt Wolowsky, Erich Kaiser-Titz, Max Ruhbeck, Paula Ronay

Votes: 38

48. The Misleading Lady (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Helen Steele, who has theatrical aspirations, has been told by Sidney Parker that, owing to her lack of stage experience he cannot entertain her proposition of giving her the leading part ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Berthelet | Stars: Henry B. Walthall, Edna Mayo, Sidney Ainsworth, Edward Arnold

49. The Fire (1916)

45 min | Drama

7.0
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Mario, an unknown painter, remains struck and obsessed with meeting a famous poet, already married, who will be able to charm him, so that he will no longer have the talent created to be able to paint.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Pina Menichelli, Febo Mari

Votes: 104

50. Tigre reale (1916)

80 min | Drama

6.6
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Frau Menichelli performs the part of Frau Natka, a Russian countess with a troublesome past and an uncertain future. She was married to a revolutionary and the matrimony ended in tragedy.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Pina Menichelli, Alberto Nepoti, Febo Mari, Valentina Frascaroli

Votes: 90


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